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Rumor: New Gmail UI launching on Wednesday

Google is reportedly going to unveil the new Gmail user interface on Wednesday, with the new UI expected to include some of the features seen in previous reports.<p>Earlier this week we found out that potential Gmail UI changes were revealed at Google I/O and then we saw a bunch of screenshots …

Apps

Glasses and Glass: How Google Glass changed my face

How does Google Glass work for someone who has glasses? Right now, it doesn't. Here's my experience of getting contacts and changing the look of my face for tech.<p>I had two transformative yet very minor optical experiences last week, both kicking off in the space of 2 hours: I got contact lenses, …

Twitter Hackers Take Over @TheOnion

The most disorienting hack yet. Twitter, for now, is powerless to stop the loosely organized Syrian Electronic Army.<p>Last week, Twitter sent a mass email to journalists. "There have been several recent incidents of high-profile news and media Twitter handles being compromised," it said. "We believe …

Intel Unveils New Low-Power Mobile Chip Designs

Intel revealed its latest low-power chip architecture on Monday, continuing its push into competing in the mobile space.<p>Dubbed “Silvermont,” the new …

Mobile

An Anti-Abuse Ad With A Secret Message Only Children Can See

In order to discreetly reach abused children, one aid organization designed a clever billboard that only displays a hotline number for people shorter than 4’5″. The secret is a precisely serrated surface, a Lenticular lens, that reflects light differently to those looking from above and below a …

Nike+ Fuel Band successor rumored with improved display, heart rate monitor, bolstered API

Following the launch of FitBit’s Bluetooth 4.0-powered wrist device, Andru Edwards at <i>GearLive</i> claims to have a series of details about Nike’s next-generation Nike+ Fuel Band.<p>Some of the notable rumored additions:<p>Heart rate/pulse monitor<br>• More responsive, faster data display<br>• Bluetooth 4.0 for improved …

Amid a barrage of password breaches, “honeywords” to the rescue | Ars Technica

Decoy passwords would trigger alarms that account credentials are compromised.<p>Security experts have proposed a simple way for websites to better …

Since Photos Are Boring Without Filters, Glassagram Will Spice Up Your Google Glass Pics

Thanks to Instagram, we rarely see photos taken from camera phones without some type of filter on it. Even Twitter’s photo service uses Aviary to drop an earthy overlay or black-and-white treatment onto your digital masterpiece. Google Glass users aren’t going to be left out of this craze thanks to …

Google's Eric Schmidt Explains Why The Internet Needs A 'Delete Button'

Even if you think you've deleted an embarrassing photo or tweet, chances are someone, somewhere can find a copy, potentially even years later.<p>"The lack of a delete button on the Internet is a significant issue. There is a time when erasure is a right thing," Schmidt told attendees of an event at …

Privacy

Instagram’s logo redesign process detailed by Mackey Saturday

It’s always fun getting a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into the apps and services we use daily, showing us how the professionals behind it …

Graphic Design

ATG Founders Aim To Turn Company-Building Into A Science With Their New ‘Venture Foundry’ Redstar

Jeet Singh and Joe Chung have already had a nice exit, taking their enterprise software company Art Technology Group public (it was acquired by Oracle for $1 billion back in 2010). Now they’re hoping to turn the act of building successful startups into a “repeatable process,” through their new firm …