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Hangtime Launches Event-Finding App to "Map the Social Future"

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Karl Jacob has founded and led six companies, including Dimension X (acquired by Microsoft) and Keen (acquired by AT&T). He’s a serial serial entrepreneur by now. At this point, there’s a pretty solid option to lean back and enjoy your yacht and advise companies like Facebook and Path in the...
Hangtime Launches Event-Finding App to "Map the Social Future"

Making Sense of the Android 5.0 "Jelly Bean" Timeline

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There should be a new bounty of dessert coming to Android lovers later this year. Android 5.0 "Jelly Bean" is rumored to be announced in the second quarter of 2012 and provide a better operating system for Android tablets. The report comes from Digitimes, a Taiwanese tech site that specializes...
Making Sense of the Android 5.0 "Jelly Bean" Timeline
The New York Times Relaunches On Android With Support For More Tablet Sizes, New Text-To-Speech Feature

Microsoft's New Logo Is A Hop, Skip, And Straightened Character Away From Apple's Typeface

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Some people love Microsoft’s new logo. Some people hate it. However, most agree it looks like a mashup of Google and Apple’s design elements. The symbol next to the name looks straight out of Google’s design portfolio. Then, as shown more precisely after the jump, the Segoe font looks very...
Microsoft's New Logo Is A Hop, Skip, And Straightened Character Away From Apple's Typeface
Early iPad prototype revealed in court documents (photos)

Usability Do’s And Don’ts For Interactive Design

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  We often talk about how to make our websites more usable, whether it’s tweaking the HTML structure of pages to benefit the user’s process or figuring out how best to display a message via CSS. But we never bring this thought process into our jQuery-based (and other JavaScript-based) elements....
Usability Do’s And Don’ts For Interactive Design
Retina 'J85′ iPad mini in October, faster 'N51/N53′ iPhone 5S with 13MP Sony camera on target for July?

More Details on Jony Ive's Flat iOS 7 Design: Heavier on Black and White

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9to5Mac shares more details on Jony Ive's redesign for iOS 7, noting that not only will it bring a flatter look to the operating system but also more emphasis on black and white design elements.Sources have described iOS 7 as "black, white, and flat all over." This refers to the...
More Details on Jony Ive's Flat iOS 7 Design: Heavier on Black and White

Hands-on with Toshiba's new LED Cloud TVs and Media Box with Blu-ray

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Although a mixer isn't exactly the best place to spend quality time with new TVs and Blu-ray players, we did take advantage of the time with the new hardware that was on display at Toshiba's CES party. We saw new a few Media Boxes with Blu-ray as well as...
Hands-on with Toshiba's new LED Cloud TVs and Media Box with Blu-ray
Windows 8 final build screenshots surface: all about the apps

Apple's Jony Ive is to design a one-of-a-kind Leica M camera

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In a rare opportunity to help raise funds for charity, Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design Jony Ive will design a special one-of-a-kind model of Leica’s new rangefinder camera: the Leica M. According to Petapixel, shortly after the company introduced the new Leica M, its chairman Andreas Kaufmann explained that it has plans to design a...
Apple's Jony Ive is to design a one-of-a-kind Leica M camera
Reader Survey: What Do You Want In iOS7?

The interesting secret stories behind 10 Apple icons

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Apple is known to be obsessive when it comes to the smallest design elements of its products. This attention extends to the icons that it uses for its official apps. Many of those icons, when examined closely, display cues that point to Apple history, products and relationships. We took a...
The interesting secret stories behind 10 Apple icons
Apple Partner Foxconn Reportedly Ramps Up Hiring To Prep For Next iPhone Launch This Summer

This Startup Says FCC Delays Cost It $550,000

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Freemium Internet service provider FreedomPop is facing delays in shipping its WiMAX-capable iPhone Sleeve because of the FCC.  The Sleeve fits over the iPhone 4 and 4S to replace the devices' standard 3G connectivity with FreedomPop's 4G service. But the FCC has yet to approve one of its design elements,...
This Startup Says FCC Delays Cost It $550,000

Russia denies Apple's iPad design patent appeal

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Apple's attempt to register a patent in Russia for the schematic design of its iPad has been rejected. Russia's Chamber for Patent Disputes, which handles appeals of decisions made by the Russian Patent Office, rejected Apple's attempt to secure a patent on the iPad's design, claiming that the features Apple...
Russia denies Apple's iPad design patent appeal
Analyst claims both 'thinner and lighter' full-sized iPad and 'similar' iPad mini launching in March

Bing releases massive update to its Webmaster Tools, bringing SEO and link analysis

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Today Bing released the ‘Phoenix’ update to its Webmaster Tools, adding a great number of new features, and updating others, some of which are still in beta. Essentially, Webmaster Tools are just that, a number of apps, collected together, to help folks who run websites keep their pages running as...
Bing releases massive update to its Webmaster Tools, bringing SEO and link analysis

MephoBox - "collection of user interface and design elements" http://bit.ly/cebF7x via @swissmiss | @smashingmag

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MephoBox - "collection of user interface and design elements" http://bit.ly/cebF7x via @swissmiss | @smashingmag

Microsoft tries to woo iOS developers with massive design case study

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There is no way that I can fit a full synthesis of Microsoft’s new post on why it views Windows 8′s app design system as superior to that of iOS into this entry. However, I do want to give you a short window into Microsoft’s thinking. If you are of the UI/UX...
Microsoft tries to woo iOS developers with massive design case study

Pandora for Android update brings new UI, song lyrics and exploration features

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Pandora for Android just updated to version 1.7. The latest version notably includes an all-new look with tweaks to navigation and design elements, while another improvement adds song history options for reviewing and bookmarking previously played tracks. Moreover, users can now access full song lyrics, artist biographies, similar music...
Pandora for Android update brings new UI, song lyrics and exploration features

Journey and the art of emotional game design

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Codemasters game design director Nick Harper on how a game can resemble a Hollywood movie and an Andy Murray tennis matchJourney is a phenomenal game. It represents one of those rare moments that makes us question everything about the medium. I want to try and look at it from both...
Journey and the art of emotional game design
Omni Group unveils OmniFocus 2, OmniPlan, OmniOutliner 4 for Mac

Cacoo Lets Multiple Users Create Designs Collaboratively And In Real-time

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Most people still use traditional applications like Powerpoint or Visio for creating diagrams or charting software, which isn’t always a simple task (especially if the designs are complicated or need to look pretty). There’s no shortage of easy-to-use online diagramming and design applications addressing the need, but a tool called...
Cacoo Lets Multiple Users Create Designs Collaboratively And In Real-time

Office 2013 Must Balance Mobile, Desktop Needs

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Reports are flying that Office 2013 may be officially revealed as early as Monday, July 16, when Microsoft tries to keep its most valuable source of revenue relevant to the mobile users it craves and the desktop users it still needs. According to USA Today and other reports, Microsoft CEO...
Office 2013 Must Balance Mobile, Desktop Needs
Social: Twitter's New Rules of the Road Means Some Apps Are Roadkill
Springpad’s latest update looks like Evernote and Pinterest had a digital notebook baby

Breaking Down And Reviewing Important Blog Design Elements

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Breaking Down And Reviewing Important Blog Design Elements

Making Blogger Blogs Prettier: Google Launches New Template Designer

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Most hosted blogging platforms offer their customers a set of standard templates with relatively few options for customizing these sites. Starting today, however, bloggers on Google's Blogger platform will be able to take full control over the layout of their sites thanks to Google's new Blogger Template Designer without having...
Making Blogger Blogs Prettier: Google Launches New Template Designer

RIP Android Market, long live Google Play

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The Android Market has been Google’s content store for apps since 2008, and more recently for books, movies, and music as well. Now, all that has changed with the announcement that the Android Market was being retired, and in its place users will get Google Play. This new brand will...
RIP Android Market, long live Google Play
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