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Zuckerberg joins Pinterest rival The Fancy

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Facebook CEO fancies some high-end bookshelves, but does he also fancy buying the consumer-focused image-sharing site? [Read more]...
Zuckerberg joins Pinterest rival The Fancy

Sir Jony Ive's new iOS7: 'black, white, and flat'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale iOS 7 is widely to reveal a new iOS7 on June 10 at its Worldwide Developer Conference. And there are some big changes in store. Scott Forstall and his love of user interface elements that mimic the “real...
Sir Jony Ive's new iOS7: 'black, white, and flat'

Steve Blank on small startups, big execution, and Steve Jobs

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When Steve Blank talks about entrepreneurship, people listen. When he writes a book on the subject, like his latest effort with co-author Bob Dorff titled The Startup Owner’s Manual, it’s a good bet it will be on many founders’ bookshelves. Blank co-founded the CRM software company E.piphany and the video...
Steve Blank on small startups, big execution, and Steve Jobs

“Ideal bookshelves” via @designsponge - http://www.designspongeonline.com/2010/04/ideal-bookshelves.html

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“Ideal bookshelves” via @designsponge - http://www.designspongeonline.com/2010/04/ideal-bookshelves.html

Ebook Authors No Longer Hot for Harlequin, Slap the Romance Publisher with a Lawsuit

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One of the books at issue. Three romance novelists have filed a class action lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against juggernaut Harlequin Enterprises, alleging that the publisher is not coughing up the ebook royalties they were promised. Broken Promises–now that sounds like something that would catch our eye while...
Ebook Authors No Longer Hot for Harlequin, Slap the Romance Publisher with a Lawsuit
8 Unlikely Uses For Your Favorite Apps
Flipboard Adds iBooks To Its Virtual Magazine Stand

Storybird Aims To Attack The Last Bastion Of The Printed Word, The Kids' Bookshelf

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If paper books are going to survive anywhere for the next few years, it’s in our schools and on our kids’ bookshelves. However a company called Storybird has built a platform for kids and adults to build and share picture books in a few minutes. The books use pre-rendered artwork...
Storybird Aims To Attack The Last Bastion Of The Printed Word, The Kids' Bookshelf

Computer says yes: sync your life to save time

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There are apps that claim to make cleaning fun and websites that will catalogue the contents of your bookshelves. Oliver Burkeman on a very modern way to organise your lifeTechnology was supposed to make things simpler. That, of course, was the famous promise of those now-laughable 1960s predictions about life...
Computer says yes: sync your life to save time
Skeuomorphism is (finally) dead: So what is Apple's next design move?
Under Amazon's Wing, Goodreads Plans Closer Integration While Retaining Its Indy Status

Apple's iCloud Now Has 190 Million Users

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During its Q4 2012 earnings call today, Apple announced that iCloud, its cloud storage and backup service for documents, contacts, photos, music and other data, now has 190 million users. That’s up from the 150 million users the company cited during its last earnings call in July and the 125...
Apple's iCloud Now Has 190 Million Users

Mary Meeker sees Web trend toward consumer access

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CD wallets, bookshelves, DVD towers and even garages may be fading away as a new generation lets technology affect the way it thinks about ownership. Citing the rise of services such as Spotify, ZipCar and Netflix, venture capitalist Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is calling attention to...
Mary Meeker sees Web trend toward consumer access

Why Does Silicon Valley's Hottest VC Firm Have H-Bomb Pictures In The Lobby?

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You can't miss the hydrogen bomb pics in the lobby of Andreessen-Horowitz. There are four of them, in full color, nestled among bookshelves that contain books about programming and tech entrepreneurs. Recently, we got a chance to ask Marc Andreessen what they're doing there. A few years back, he...
Why Does Silicon Valley's Hottest VC Firm Have H-Bomb Pictures In The Lobby?

Delicious Library 3 is here, and it's a beast

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When I was a kid, I begged my parents to line the walls of my room with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. I loved collecting books, and it was my early teenage dream to catalogue everything on my Motorola Mac clone (Starmax 3000 FTW!) so I could run a privately owned lending...
Delicious Library 3 is here, and it's a beast

Has Google Finally Found Its Mobile Design Chops?

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Google has never been hotbed of cool design. Services like Gmail and Google Docs have always been very functional, but few people would describe them as good-looking. Google’s first mobile efforts were also hit and miss. The first iterations of Android were pretty basic and the company’s first dedicated mobile...
Has Google Finally Found Its Mobile Design Chops?

Access all areas: Spotify proves why digital content ownership will continue to flourish

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“I’m a huge fan of Spotify,” said Rio Caraeff, president and CEO of Vevo, at the Guardian Changing Media Summit this week. “I believe that access to content, information and entertainment will ultimately trump ownership. Spotify is all about access – the more connected you are, the greater utility value...
Access all areas: Spotify proves why digital content ownership will continue to flourish

Weekend Reading: The Referral Engine, by John Jantsch (Preview)

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There is a phenomenon among consumers that is evidenced by the rise in popularity of sites that allow users to share information about the products they buy or want to buy with friends and other shoppers like them. These sites exist because consumers inherently trust the opinions of their friends...
Weekend Reading: The Referral Engine, by John Jantsch (Preview)
Mobile Healthcare Faces The Future [Infographic]

Why your favorite iOS apps may look different six months from now

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If Apple is “de-glitzing” iOS to make way for a flatter look with fewer real-life textures later this year, as has been reported, it’s likely to inspire a App Store-wide re-evaluation of what makes an app look good. After Apple shows off a new-look iOS at WWDC, it’s a good...
Why your favorite iOS apps may look different six months from now

Rarely finish a book? With Total Boox, you only pay for the pages you read

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With the introduction of digital reading devices such as Amazon’s Kindle and other tablets on the market, many people have transitioned to e-books. While this has made it easier to purchase books and carry them around, the familiar problem of paying for books you end up abandoning half-way through remains....
Rarely finish a book? With Total Boox, you only pay for the pages you read

Get Ready for More TaskRabbit, With New Open API

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TaskRabbit, the Bay Area-based start-up that farms out human “rabbits” to perform the odious chores you hate to do (like build IKEA bookshelves #firstworldproblems), is introducing a version of its application that allows other companies to tap into the rabbit-hiring. In short, it’s offering an open API. For casual app...
Get Ready for More TaskRabbit, With New Open API

Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman: 'Apps are in every artist's future'

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Veteran music industry executive says The Doors' new iPad app is a '1,500-piece Doors puzzle, in three dimensions'Jac Holzman is 81. He founded Elektra Records, signed The Doors, Carly Simon and The Stooges among other artists, and played a significant role in the early days of the CD as a...
Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman: 'Apps are in every artist's future'
Apple's App & iOS Design Changes Threaten To Delay The Next iPhone

How we built a DIY book scanner with speeds of 150 pages per minute

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Bookshelves today are simply not as appealing as they used to be, and there's no shortage of people looking to digitize their own book collections. Fortunately, we now have easy and relatively inexpensive ways to digitize those books. You don't have to slave away at your copier or scanner,...
How we built a DIY book scanner with speeds of 150 pages per minute

7 Unusual Ways People Use Evernote

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Evernote, the popular productivity app that helps you "remember everything," offers straightforward features that have caught on in a huge way. In its most basic form, the app simply lets you make photo and text notes that are instantly synced across devices. We found some interesting and unconventional ways that...
7 Unusual Ways People Use Evernote

A room of my own: Anna Chancellor

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The actor shows us her living room, complete with her daughter's reminder of her role as Hugh Grant's jilted brideIt strikes you, after stepping into Anna Chancellor's myrrh-scented Acton home, that there is a noticeable absence of anything pertaining to who lives there. With the exception of one picture of...
A room of my own: Anna Chancellor

Kindle Fire HD: A closer look at the apps and features of Amazon's Android fork

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Amazon’s new Kindle Fires are a step up in the hardware department, but what really differentiates these devices in the tablet ecosystem is the software. Amazon has forked Android and continues to add features you can’t get anywhere else. This is a refinement of the software that launched on last...
Kindle Fire HD: A closer look at the apps and features of Amazon's Android fork

16 Beautiful Workspaces For Freelancers

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Have you ever looked at those jazzy Google offices longingly and thought to yourself, "I wish I had a nice space like that?" Well, you can. Thanks to LiquidSpace, which rents offices around the U.S. on an hourly basis, you can set up shop in some pretty swanky space. We've...
16 Beautiful Workspaces For Freelancers

A tour of Liars' bookshelves http://cli.gs/J28G0 (via @factmagazine)

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A tour of Liars' bookshelves http://cli.gs/J28G0 (via @factmagazine)
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