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UI Tiles, A Quick and Easy Kit to Layout Websites

If you are passionate about the layout process when it comes to web design than this wireframe resource is definitely for you. Layout your idea …

Web Design

Mikme wants to fix your iPhone’s audio problem

SAN FRANCISCO — While other people were crapping their pants or scratching their heads during the Apple Music unveiling, Philipp Sonnleitner was having an “aha!” moment.<p>It happened right after Apple took the wraps off of Connect, the social element of Apple Music designed to let artists share …

Apple Music

You can build Microsoft's Kinect-powered holodeck at home

Got a Kinect, a projector and a knack for code? If so, you can create a <i>Star Trek</i>-like holodeck in your living room. Microsoft has released the RoomAlive Toolkit, a software framework that lets you string together Kinect motion trackers to create interactive projection maps. You can use it to build …

Future Macs could get up to 10TB SSDs thanks to new Intel/Micron technology

SSDs are fast, but still expensive compared to spinning metal drives, giving us less storage capacity in today’s Macs than we got in older models. Pick up a classic 13-inch MacBook Pro with a hard drive, for example, and you’ll get 500GB of storage for $1100, compared to just 128GB of SSD storage …

Inklet Adds Pressure Sensitive Drawing To Macs With Force Touch Trackpads

A new app update from Ten One Design available today brings pressure sensitive input via the new Force Touch trackpad to any drawing app on your Mac. Inklet 1.6, the latest version of adds support for the pressure sensitivity features of the new Mac input hardware, which ships on the most recent …

MacBook

Boom For Mac Is An Equalizer That Improves Your Sound

There are plenty of apps that claim to improve your computer’s sound, but what if one actually did? When I installed Boom 2 for Mac today, I almost couldn’t believe it.<p>Boom is an equalizer for system-wide audio; once you install it, all your audio is fine-tuned to sound better. This means it works …

Turn any inkjet printer into a circuit printer with this DIY kit

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: AgIC Inc.<p>Circuits–the wires that carry electricity from point A to point B in an electronic device–are becoming more …

Everything You Wanted To Know About Sapphire Glass, But Were Afraid To Ask [Q&A]

Sapphire glass was in the news again today, thanks to a jump in the share price of GT Advanced Technologies Inc. — the company which will reportedly manufacture the iPhone 6’s sapphire display.<p>With contrasting reports about sapphire’s advantages over Gorilla Glass, along with counter-reports from …

MIT Startup Tesseract Aims To Commercialize Mobile Digital Photo Refocusing And 3D Effects

An MIT project that aimed to bring light field refocusing powers to existing cameras for less than a dollar is being spun out as its own commercial venture: Tesseract wants to provide the same capabilities to mobile devices, and the startup has the demos to prove it, using actual Android smartphone …

Beyond QWERTY: how Palette's knobs and dials change the way you work and play

Custom fit controls<p>Most people interact with their computers in the same way, with a mouse and a keyboard. And that's generally true for a wide range of professions and hobbies: photographers, video editors, even gamers. "They all do very specific jobs on the computer, but the main way they …

KnowRoaming's international sticker SIMs begin shipping to backers today

KnowRoaming, the company behind the roaming SIM "stickers" that popped up on Kickstarter last year, has begun shipping its device to the first 500 backers. The $35 pre-order kit, which includes a SIM sticker and a single-use applicator, enables international roaming at rates far lower than what …

Graphene: the next big thing in mobile displays?

Display technology is moving at a very fast pace these days. Smartphone display resolutions are already surpassing that of most television sets, and manufacturers are working hard on flexible display technology, which doesn’t appear to be too far away. But display technology isn’t all about …

Nanotech

Google hires creator of Aether encrypted social network

Burak Nehbit, the 23-year-old author of the well-liked Aether content-sharing network, has accepted a job with Google. After revealing the news on Twitter over the weekend, Nehbit told <i>The Verge</i> that he still very much intends to keep Aether development going, noting that he managed to keep it out …