An idea that doesn't stink Most smartwatches constantly pester their wearers about appointments, e-mails, or even calories they have left to burn. Aisen Caro Chacin, who teaches physical computing at Parsons
Sure, boss, I'll get—*yawn*—right to it. Science is an endeavor by a bunch of flawed people, and the institution can be problematic—hey, we're all human—so I'm not usually one to say things like, "I love
When the Android team wants to decide whether a design decision is good or bad, they turn to the least techie of tricks. Nothing is perfect. So even for the most successful platforms, design needs to evolve.
With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect the
Triage gives you a single, simple tool for getting your inbox under control. For most these days, email is a nuisance, if not an outright problem. Which means there’s a big opportunity for a mobile mail
fastcolabs.com - About the author Jay is a freelance journalist, formerly a staff writer for Fast Company. He writes about technology, inequality, and the Middle East. He read a lot of Walter Benjamin in college and his favorite sci-fi author is Ursula K More
Every now and again, someone comes up with an idea which is deliciously simple yet rather useful. Meet Cord Tacos: a folded piece of leather with a rivet through it. Yep, that’s it. The rivet acts as kind
On April 12th, the much-vaunted Facebook Phone will arrive — but it's not a phone at all. Facebook Home, as it's called, is a couple of pieces of software that transform any Android smartphone’s homescreen
When Foursquare launched in 2009, it was all about checking in and seeing where your friends were hanging out. A couple years later, the company had gathered over 3.5 billion check-ins across the world.
A constant stream of friends' bad (and irrelevant) photos could turn your next phone into a minefield Facebook Home, a lock screen and launcher replacement for Android, looks very good. In fact, maybe
Designer Luke Wroblewski describes the sometimes counterintuitive tactics he used to make Polar stand out from the crowd. When we first wrote about Polar, an addictive app that invites you to make and