Peter Shirley

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The (5) most useful features in Safari on the iPad

The iPad really shines as a powerful media consumption device. It’s also a great tool for finding and interacting with information on the internet as well as a repository for offline browsing of articles and links saved to your Reading List. But how well are you really acquainted with all the …

Any.do launches desktop app for Macs

Joins Wunderlist and OmniFocus with cross-platform support<p>To-do list app Any.do is coming to Macs today, with a new desktop app available for download from the App Store. The new software integrates with the OS X Notification Center, adds reminders for upcoming deadlines, and displays a badge in …

Apps

Lowdown's iPhone App for Smarter Meetings Goes Free

Lowdown has just updated its iPhone app that informs users about the location and the attendees at their next meeting. Version 2 waives the $7.50 (£5) monthly fee and features a simplified user experience.<p>In addition, Lowdown also incorporates the functionality of its HERE companion app, which lets …

18 Breathtaking Photos You Won't Believe Were Taken With An iPhone

From portraits to landscape photos and fine art images, photographers are using the iPhone to create excellent works of art.<p>Some photos were taken with the iPhone's native camera while others were shot using apps like Camera+.<p>Here's a look at some of the best iPhone photography out there.

Mobile Photography

This explains why no men were using Pinterest

If you ever wondered why Pinterest took off with women and not men, we have our answer. Friday the company announced it had changed its search …

Social Media

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana, revamped Start menu, and Xbox app

Although Microsoft originally said it would release its new Windows 10 preview next week, the company has launched it today. The January build, as the company is calling this version, includes almost everything the company revealed at its event on Wednesday, including Cortana on the desktop, the …

Sci-Fi Style Batman Character Design

'The Giver' trailer: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep in YA dystopia

As the popularity of "The Hunger Games" franchise and the anticipation of the release of "Divergent" can attest, dystopic young-adult stories are all the rage these days, on screen and on the page. Now the first trailer has been released for a big-screen adaptation of one of the genre's seminal …

Angelina Jolie

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EARTH TO ECHO Theatrical Trailer with Alien Footage

Clever Mad Men Quotes Reflect Character Words of Wisdom

If you ever wondered which Mad Men character you were most like, it's probably best to take a better look at each of their ideologies. Luckily, there's a <i>Mad Men Motto</i> gallery on the hit TV show's Facebook that lays out some of the best lines delivered by the tumultuous cast, revealing their outlook …

Saline Lamp

The Clear Light uses saline water to conduct electricity and light up this lamp. Essentially it replaces wires with saline water to reduce metal …

Love This iWatch!

Many rumors, mockups and concepts later, I think I have finally found an iWatch concept that I love! Creation of the Jivaldi team, this beauty …

Beyond Excel: Grid Is A Spreadsheet Built For Tablet Life

A Microsoft designer behind apps like Excel has built a spreadsheet app for the touch-screen era.<p>One weekend, Josh Leong was stuck at home during a “low point in video games.” He may have just cleaned or caught up on Netflix, but Leong was a designer at Microsoft working on apps like Excel, Word, …

Software

Earth Cake with Inner Core, Outer Core, Mantle, and Crust

Baking can be a tedious task, but self-taught cook Rhiannon, aka cakecrumbs, accepts the creative and artistic challenges of preparing delicious treats. The Australian food enthusiast even took on an ambitious commission for her sister, an educator about to give a few lessons on geological sciences …

Look, No Grid! NYC Reimagined As A Circular Metropolis

Mapmaker Max Roberts ditches New York’s linear grid for concentric circles in this new subway map.<p>Max Roberts really likes maps. Trained as a cognitive psychologist and a lecturer at the University of Essex, he began cultivating an immense knowledge of transit maps nearly 15 years ago, even writing …

Design

Announcing the Bridgetown Forge x Hand-Eye Supply Hand-Forged Nata Hatchet

Bad Ass. Those are the words that come to mind to describe Hand-Eye Supply's latest collaboration piece. Behold the mighty <b>Bridgetown Forge x Hand-Eye</b> …

Knives

10 Fantastic Examples of Street Art Fusing with Nature

Lately, we've been noticing a growing art trend, one that we're particularly excited about. Street artists from around the world have found some incredibly clever ways to incorporate what nature provides. Trees, shrubs, and brushes take on whole new meanings as art is created around it. From a lone …

Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …

Woodworking

Type with a sense of place by Tyler Thorney - The Fox Is Black

Having just moved away from Missoula, Montana I am really missing the Northwest. But the letter-work from designer Tyler Thorney’s portfolio takes me …

Color Markers of Adobe CS

I guess utopia for designers will be a place where they can sketch on paper using a pen that has built in tools of Color Markers, Tablets and Adobe …

The Unique Space, LA

Unique LA started in 2008 and quickly became the largest buy-local shopping event in the country. Attendees got the rare chance to meet and shop directly from hundreds of carefully selected designers and artists all in one space. Community leader and head designer Sonja Rasula pushed forward with …

Ubuntu Edge: Crowdfunding the F1 of Smartphones & an Inside Look at the Software Company's First Hardware Design

Earlier this year, popular Linux-based operating system Ubuntu announced their mobile OS, leading to speculation about a forthcoming foray into …

Ubuntu

A Pillow Where Your Beloved iPhone Can Rest Its Weary Head

Sometimes your iPhone just needs a break. After a long day of use, music and video streaming, and roaming in the subway, it would like nothing more than to rest its weary self. Snarkitecture, the Brooklyn-based design studio, has produced a distinguished cushion for just that purpose.<p>Pillow is a …

Artist Sketches Each Lonely City He Moves To

When you move to a new, big city like New York, it can feel very lonely, as artist Zachary Johnson found out for himself. Relocating to New York and then moving back and forth to Chicago, Boston, Denver, Belgrade, Pittsburgh and many more locations, the wandering artist took note of just how …

This lil thing will make you a pro!

Following the trend of wearable fitness trackers, the AWA sport sensor goes beyond the functionality of wrist-bound devices and makes it possible to …

Levi's 501 Interpretations

No matter your preference for denim—be it raw selvedge or dad jeans—it's impossible to ignore the classics. And nobody knows this better than Levi's. To celebrate the 140th anniversary of the 501 jeans—which made their debut in 1873—Levi's will release a limited edition book filled with images of …

Picture Frame Typography

A group of designers created a really cool series of type out of picture frames, or at least illustrated it! Working for AMP, under Banko and art …

Typography