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TSA's full-body scanners easily defeated by hidden pockets, says critic

Sorry, Programmers: Designers are Now the New Rock Stars

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(uxdelante.com) All this time we thought programmers were the rock stars, but according to Reuters, designers are beginning to surreptitiously usurp that title. A breathless feature entitled "In Silicon Valley, designers emerge as rock stars" claims that designers are becoming just as valued as programmers when it comes to building startups. Who...
Sorry, Programmers: Designers are Now the New Rock Stars

Tumblr Introduces "Heart-Of-A-BP-Executive Black" Background

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Tumblr Introduces "Heart-Of-A-BP-Executive Black" Background

Better, Stronger, Faster: Tumblr 3.0 For iPhone Has Arrived

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Ah, there’s nothing like the sweet smell of highly-anticipated app updates in the morning. As CEO David Karp promised at last week’s F.ounders conference, the new version of Tumblr’s iOS app has now arrived. And it’s a doozy. (I mean that in a very good way). The app is completely...
Better, Stronger, Faster: Tumblr 3.0 For iPhone Has Arrived

Yahoo Redesigns Image & Video Search Pages To Show Trending Results

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Yahoo announced they have redesigned the home page for Yahoo Image Search and Yahoo Video Search to include trending search results. The new pages are no longer dull looking, they show up to “five pages of topics that are trending in search,” in a sleek black background. You can scroll...
Yahoo Redesigns Image & Video Search Pages To Show Trending Results

Myspace burning: As new site rolls out, how it hopes to rise from the ashes and back into prominence

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Two brothers decided that they wanted to take on the challenge of rebuilding one of the most popular sites of the past decade. Why? Because, although others tried and failed, it was something they felt they could bring back. With the help of a celebrity named Justin Timberlake, they set out...
Myspace burning: As new site rolls out, how it hopes to rise from the ashes and back into prominence

North Korea's official Twitter and Flickr feeds taken over by hackers

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Messages apparently from Anonymous activists appear on North Korean social media accountsHackers have apparently broken into at least two of North Korea's government-run online sites as tensions rose on the Korean peninsula.The North's Uriminzokkiri Twitter and Flickr accounts stopped sending out content typical of that posted by the regime in...
North Korea's official Twitter and Flickr feeds taken over by hackers

Flickr back in the picture with 1TB of storage and revamped Android app

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Yahoo hopes its rebooted photography service is 'not only beautiful, but bigger and better than anything else'Having made headlines with its $1.1bn acquisition of Tumblr, Yahoo has also revamped its Flickr photo-sharing service, boosting its free storage to 1TB for every user and revamping its website and Android app."We hope...
Flickr back in the picture with 1TB of storage and revamped Android app
Apple airs MacBook Pro with Retina display TV commercial
Exclusive First Look At Spin’s New Music-Playing Website

Apple launches new iBooks with continuous scrolling, better iCloud support, and page filters

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Apple debuted a new version of its ebook application iBooks today, which features improved iCloud and social sharing support, and more customization over how you consume your ebooks. If you hate having to flick the touch screen to turn a page, then this version of iBooks is for you. Apple...
Apple launches new iBooks with continuous scrolling, better iCloud support, and page filters

The 9 Toughest Tech Questions [MakeUseOf Answers]

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At MakeUseOf Answers we try hard to answer all your tech questions. We have been doing this for almost two years and during this time we have accumulated quite a bit of knowledge and a huge collection of solved questions. If you do have a technical issue, please try to...
The 9 Toughest Tech Questions [MakeUseOf Answers]

Israeli Ad Students Redesign Ugly Arab Web Hacks To Make Them More Cheerful

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Students from HaBezefer, the Israeli school of advertising and art, and ad agency McCann Digital Israel, came up with an unconventional response to cyberattacks: Re-design hacked takeover pages so they look more aesthetically pleasing. McCann Digital art director Nir Hersztadt told BI that "Israel is under constant cyber attacks each...
Israeli Ad Students Redesign Ugly Arab Web Hacks To Make Them More Cheerful

Facebook Photos Now Shown In 4X Bigger High Resolution and Can Be Viewed Fullscreen

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Starting today Facebook is allowing Chrome and Firefox users to ditch the black background and comments sidebar that surround photos and view them fullscreen. It also now shows photos at maximum resolution, which can be up to 4X bigger on large displays. Facebook has improved the sRGB color profile of...
Facebook Photos Now Shown In 4X Bigger High Resolution and Can Be Viewed Fullscreen

The trials of Uber

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The three-year-old San Francisco startup has an innovative service — that works. Users around the world are signing up in droves. So why are cities like Washington D.C. trying to kill it? FORTUNE — You need a ride. Instead of lingering at the intersection flailing your hand in the air,...
The trials of Uber
Watch this: Joy Division's graphic designer explains the 'Unknown Pleasures' album cover

Inside Foursquare: Checking In Before the Party Started (Part II)

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In Part I of our insider look at the earliest days of Foursquare, we saw everything go downhill in a flurry of technical catastrophes. But we also caught a glimpse of light at the end of the tunnel. In this second and concluding installment we join the founders at...
Inside Foursquare: Checking In Before the Party Started (Part II)
Rivals2nite, besties tomorrow: the unlikely beginnings of one of New York's hot adtech alliances
The Disrupt 2012 NYC Hackathon Is Officially On!

Google To Replace Black Top Bar With Gray Colored Bar?

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Google is testing a new color for their top navigation bar. Since June 2011 Google’s top bar has had a black background color with white/gray text overlaid. Google is now testing changing the background color to a gray/white with black/dark gray text overlaid. The picture above is from former... Please...
Google To Replace Black Top Bar With Gray Colored Bar?
After trial loss, Samsung argues its design case against Apple online

E-Books on the iPad: iBooks vs. Kindle for iPad

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Ever since Steve Jobs first announced iBooks for the iPad, pundits have been wondering about the future of the Kindle and similar e-book readers in the face of this new competition. Now that we actually have access to an iPad, we had a chance to take a closer look at...
E-Books on the iPad: iBooks vs. Kindle for iPad

Well-Liked Android Task List Any.DO Comes to iPhone and Chrome

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Task management tool Any.DO, which has been named on many lists of top and must-have Android apps, is now available as an iPhone app and a Chrome browser plugin. The app’s aesthetic feels totally un-iPhone-like, with a sparse design that lacks a menu bar and is manipulated by gestures. (Users...
Well-Liked Android Task List Any.DO Comes to iPhone and Chrome

Windows Phone 7 Destroys The iPhone (Well, Its Foursquare App Does)

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There’s no denying that Windows Phone 7 (or Windows Phone 7 Series, or whatever awful branding was chosen) looks to be a huge improvement from the previous iterations of Windows Mobile. And there’s even some talk that it may be able to compete with the current golden boy of the...
Windows Phone 7 Destroys The iPhone (Well, Its Foursquare App Does)

Flame: A Different Kind Of Online Drawing Tool

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Flame is an online painting program but it’s very different to other online tools available such as Aviary. It’s part of an experimental project called “I am artist” created by Peter Blaškovič of Escape Motions. Below you can see a screengrab of the entire user interface. The tool lets you...
Flame: A Different Kind Of Online Drawing Tool

What Siri Would Look Like If It Were a Person

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Siri is the crowned jewel of Apple's iPhone 4S. It arrived in smartphone users' pockets back in October. Since then, it has caused quite a stir - from not being able to locate abortion clinics to hogging data on an annoyingly large scale. Siri is bad on a DARPA-funded military...
What Siri Would Look Like If It Were a Person
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?