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19 Beautiful book cover designs for your inspiration

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All forms of design serve to communicate meaning in some way, but every genre has to be handled differently, case by case. And so, just like how packaging and product design live in different worlds than the Web, book cover design involves a unique challenge: summing up thousands of words...
19 Beautiful book cover designs for your inspiration

Gmail In Cherokee: Why Google Is Awesome

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Say what you will about Google, but there is something incredible about a company that once in a while does something just because it's a cool thing to do. For example, Google just announced it has created a version of Gmail in the Cherokee language.  There are fewer than 20,000...
Gmail In Cherokee: Why Google Is Awesome

Ten Dollar Fonts brings incredible experimental typefaces to the masses

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The art of type design is for a special breed of designer. The insane attention to detail required to create typefaces is enough to drive the average person crazy, but somehow a special few are able to master the subtle curves and rules that go into type. Fine typefaces can...
Ten Dollar Fonts brings incredible experimental typefaces to the masses
Review: Fantastical for iPhone, the calendar upgrade iOS 6 is missing

Review: Twilight NewMoon font is a timeless beauty

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Whether you love or hate the books and movies that inspired this font, Twilight NewMoon is instantly recognizable. This font from Paolo Vannucci at Alphabet & Type, has an impromptu lean to the ascenders and descenders, together with the curlicues at the apex of the lowercase letters G, J,...
Review: Twilight NewMoon font is a timeless beauty
With Wee A B See, Wee Society Launches A Lifestyle Brand, Not Just A Children's App

China-based TribePlay raises $750,000 to produce monthly Dr. Panda kids' games

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China-based game development studio TribePlay has raised $750,000 from Dutch and Asian investors to ramp up production of its Dr. Panda educational children’s games. The company is aiming use the funds to produce one title per month in 2013. Founder Thijs Bosma moved to Shanghai from the Netherlands seven years...
China-based TribePlay raises $750,000 to produce monthly Dr. Panda kids' games
Sony Xperia T, TX, V, and J hands-on pictures

The True Damage Of An Illegitimate DMCA Takedown Goes Much Further Than Simple 'Inconvenience'

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Whenever an artist finds their own creations removed by a erroneous DMCA takedown notice, defenders of the system are quick to point out that the collateral damage is minimal and, because the supposedly "offending" post/picture/etc. usually returns to its original place, what's the big deal? It's just an inconvenience and...
The True Damage Of An Illegitimate DMCA Takedown Goes Much Further Than Simple 'Inconvenience'

Game Time’s Over, Now Do Some Work

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Working on the PandoTicker gives me a unique perspective of the high-level stuff that’s going on in the industry, affording me the chance not only to add a little bit of snark to the Ticker posts (who doesn’t love snark?) but also to catch up on some of the latest...
Game Time’s Over, Now Do Some Work

Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: The Alphabet of 802.11

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Variations of the 802.11 wireless networking standard have different ranges and throughput speeds....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: The Alphabet of 802.11

Apple keeps up pressure on Motorola Mobility with multilingual alphabet patent

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Today the Mannheim Regional Court held another Apple trial -- in this litigation, Motorola Mobility is the defendant -- a few hours after an Apple v. HTC trial (over the same patent) that resulted in a stipulated stay.I thought that the most likely outcome of the afternoon trial was also...
Apple keeps up pressure on Motorola Mobility with multilingual alphabet patent

Gadgetwise Blog: Tip of the Week: Customizing Windows' Start Menu

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The Windows Start menu lists programs in alphabetical order by default, but if you would prefer to arrange things in your own way, you can override the alphabet....
Gadgetwise Blog: Tip of the Week: Customizing Windows' Start Menu

How to Use an iPad Like a Rock Star

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Even though it's less than two years old, the iPad's role in transforming every industry from aviation to education to media is nearly complete. You've probably heard about iPads helping pilots and teaching kids the alphabet. And you've surely checked out an iPad magazine or two. But how much do you know...
How to Use an iPad Like a Rock Star

Android Key Lime Pie to follow Jellybean, the deliciousness continues

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We know a few things by now. One, Google uses deserts to denote its Android versions and it is going alphabetically through the alphabet through its delicious desert voyage.  Ice Cream Sandwich would naturally be followed by something that begins with J.  That would be Jellybean though Google wouldn’t confirm...
Android Key Lime Pie to follow Jellybean, the deliciousness continues

Type geeks: Here’s the entire Helvetica alphabet, turned into super heroes

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For all you Helvetica lovers out there (myself included, although we are taking a break), French design student and illustrator René Mambembe has managed to turn the Helvetica alphabet into iconic super heroes and villains, while still keeping with the original characters (pun intended). As you can see below, everything from the Hulk to...
Type geeks: Here’s the entire Helvetica alphabet, turned into super heroes

Type geeks & athletes rejoice! Sweatyfeet is a typeface made via Figurerunning

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Sweatyfeet is an experimental typeface drawn via GPS in a process known to some as Figurerunning. The concept of Figurerunning has existed for a while now, dubbed as art meets exercise, and now a Letters Are My Friends, a group of type enthusiasts, have created the first GPS-based typeface using the app. Fans of...
Type geeks & athletes rejoice! Sweatyfeet is a typeface made via Figurerunning

Tweetbot for Mac hits beta, runs headlong into new Twitter API limits

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We've been using the Tweetbot for Mac alpha for several weeks now. It's about time that a more polished beta version arrive, we'd say -- and the new 0.8 revision does its best to justify moving one letter up the alphabet. Most of the upgrade focuses on improved multi-column...
Tweetbot for Mac hits beta, runs headlong into new Twitter API limits
'Alphabet Topography' is a beautiful look at how often letters are used

Typographic inspiration: Creating a font from flowers

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It’s no secret that we’re big fans of experimental typography here at TNW, and this “flower alphabet,” created by Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) junior Anne Lee, is no exception. Crafted by hand and photographed in her apartment, take a look below at Lee’s completed typeface, followed by progress shots that...
Typographic inspiration: Creating a font from flowers

A is for Amazon: Google's autocomplete alphabet

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Have you done your ABCs with Google lately? Autocomplete for single letters tells us a few things about what's on our minds and who's top dog from A to Z. [Read more]...
A is for Amazon: Google's autocomplete alphabet

Type meets architecture: 14 Blocks of concrete, one awesome typeface

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Much like this gorgeous, giant ice typography project by Nicole Dextras and the well-known “trying to look good limits my life“ series by Stefan Sagmeister, designer David McGillivray has created an incredible, experimental typeface by merging together typography and architecture into what he calls: Pre-Fab Type. The face, inspired by the “Brutalist architecture of London, the Hayward gallery in particular,” was...
Type meets architecture: 14 Blocks of concrete, one awesome typeface

Talking Dictionaries Give Life to Rare Languages

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When linguist David Harrison first encountered the speakers of Matukar Panau, the language existed among only 600 people in two small villages in the hills of Papua New Guinea. The villagers had no written alphabet, no electricity and no computers, and had never seen a Web page, but they already...
Talking Dictionaries Give Life to Rare Languages

Today in Tech: Why we switched from BlackBerry to iPhone

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 YOU GUESSED IT: We switched to iPhone yesterday [POLITICO PLAYBOOK] BlackBerry was amazing over several jobs and three presidents. We have had one for so long that we remember the days when people would say: “Your calculator is ringing.” … But BlackBerry stopped serving us: The last several models we tried...
Today in Tech: Why we switched from BlackBerry to iPhone

rcruzniemiec: Meagan's Movie Alphabet These are great.

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rcruzniemiec: Meagan's Movie Alphabet These are great....
rcruzniemiec: Meagan's Movie Alphabet These are great.

The alphabet according to Google

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The alphabet according to Google

The Most Badass Alphabet Ever

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The Most Badass Alphabet Ever

RT: @geeksaresexy Do you know your geeky alphabet? - http://bit.ly/9tGAM7

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RT: @geeksaresexy Do you know your geeky alphabet? - http://bit.ly/9tGAM7

This is really quite neat: Alphabet Made From Google Maps Images http://huff.to/a28MmD from @HuffPostTech

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This is really quite neat: Alphabet Made From Google Maps Images http://huff.to/a28MmD from @HuffPostTech

The Flame Alphabet Explores Parents’ Worst Nightmare

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Kids say the darndest things, but usually their words don’t make their parents fatally ill. That’s the premise of Ben Marcus’s new post-apocalyptic novel, The Flame Alphabet. The sound of children’s speech suddenly turns lethal and moms and dads everywhere are falling prey. Parents everywhere flee their kids to...
The Flame Alphabet Explores Parents’ Worst Nightmare
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