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Samsung's VP for Design Offended by Apple's Allegations of Copying

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Reuters profiles Samsung Electronics and their design process in the setting of Apple's ongoing legal battle accusing Samsung of "slavishly copying" Apple's products. Samsung Mobile's vice president for design Lee Minhyouk takes Apple's charges personally and denies the allegations:"I've made thousands of sketches and hundreds of prototype products (for the...
Samsung's VP for Design Offended by Apple's Allegations of Copying

Nikon patents digital sensor back for old-school 35mm film cameras

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Can't let go of that aging 35mm SLR accustomed to a strict film-only diet? Nikon seems to be toying with the idea of feeding its older models digits instead, judging by a Japanese patent application published last week. It was filed just last year and shows a digital back...
Nikon patents digital sensor back for old-school 35mm film cameras

T-Mobile gets a Nokia exclusive of questionable value: the Lumia 810

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There’s a pattern forming here. Nokia is more than willing to give T-Mobile USA exclusives on its new devices. It’s just that the devices that T-mobile receives really are hardly “exclusive” when compared to the flagship Lumias that wind up in AT&T’s hands. On Monday, T-Mobile revealed it will have...
T-Mobile gets a Nokia exclusive of questionable value: the Lumia 810

iPad Mini Said To Look Like A Large 3G iPod Nano, Be As Thin As A 4G iPod Touch

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Watch out for iPad mini rumors! They’re dropping left and right, and odds are, at least a few of them are going to be on target. The latest state that the so-called iPad mini will be thinner than the Kindle Fire the overall thickness that of the iPod touch 4G....
iPad Mini Said To Look Like A Large 3G iPod Nano, Be As Thin As A 4G iPod Touch

REVIEW: Toshiba's Funky New Tablet/Laptop Windows 8 Hybrid (MSFT)

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Toshiba's new flagship laptop for Windows 8 is the U925t Satellite.  When you first pick it up though, it feels like a super thick and heavy tablet. That is until you slide the device's face away from you and pull the screen forward, giving it the look of a more...
REVIEW: Toshiba's Funky New Tablet/Laptop Windows 8 Hybrid (MSFT)

Foursquare ditches Google Maps for MapBox and OpenStreetMaps

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An interesting move from Foursquare, and one that the company says it has done because of a desire to support the startup ecosystem. In a blog post, the company explains that it has done away with using the Google Maps API in favor of OpenStreetMaps, given a face via MapBox....
Foursquare ditches Google Maps for MapBox and OpenStreetMaps

Marketing on "ROIDs" Part 3: Organizational Leadership

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In one of my first jobs, as a route salesman for Frito-Lay, I once sped my truck through a yellow light at a crowded intersection in Baltimore at rush hour. The district manager who was training me said, "You shouldn't have done that." "I know," I said. "Safety first." "No,"...
Marketing on "ROIDs" Part 3: Organizational Leadership

eMule: A Decade of File-Sharing Innovations

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The first mainstream filesharing applications like Napster (started in the year 1999) operated completely centralized. Napster relied on a single server to store the files every user shared, provided a central file search, and even initiated file transfers between users. Due to this single point of failure, Napster collapsed once...
eMule: A Decade of File-Sharing Innovations

Leaked iPad Mini Pics Show Nano-SIM Card Slot, Anodized Aluminum Casing

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The iPad mini is taking shape. Pics of the 7.85-inch tablet hit the interwebs today and show a tablet similar to the iPhone 5. The tablet is said to sport a nano-SIM card slot for wireless network support. The casing is also reportedly anodized aluminum, a material iPhone owners quickly...
Leaked iPad Mini Pics Show Nano-SIM Card Slot, Anodized Aluminum Casing

Here's What Google's Smart Watch Could Look Like (GOOG)

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We've now seen a couple of different design concepts for a Google smart watch. Just yesterday, we reported that Google is continuing to pursue the idea of making its own smart watch. Granted, none of the concepts we've seen so far fit with Google's patent for a smart watch with...
Here's What Google's Smart Watch Could Look Like (GOOG)

Apple updates the iPad’s 30-pin dock connector cable to be tougher and thinner

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A small detail on the accessories that come with the new iPad. The 30-pin dock connector cable that comes with the new iPad has a slightly different design from the older cables that come with the iPhone and previous iPad models. The cable has been made slightly thinner in circumference,...
Apple updates the iPad’s 30-pin dock connector cable to be tougher and thinner

Breaking News Is Broken, and Circa Wants to Fix It

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Want to get news on your phone? You’ve got plenty of options. But if you ask Circa CEO Matt Galligan, none of them are especially good. “The content gets a different design, so that it fits on the screen and the fonts look appropriate, but the content itself hasn’t changed,”...
Breaking News Is Broken, and Circa Wants to Fix It

Samsung’s mobile design chief profiled, doesn’t shy from Apple aspirations but offended by accusations of copying

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The Chicago Tribune does a great profile of Samsung’s head mobile designer Lee Minhyouk, a 40-year old Vice President.  Here are some great quotes: [Samsung's] strategy has always been to be the “fast executioner”, the first in the market with a copycat product when a new opportunity is presented. But it is...
Samsung’s mobile design chief profiled, doesn’t shy from Apple aspirations but offended by accusations of copying

First Day Of Apple-Samsung Trial Yields Troves Of New iPhone, iPad Prototypes

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Yesterday, in one of the biggest tech trials to hit U.S. soil, Apple called longtime Apple employee and designer Christopher Stringer to the stand as its first witness. Testifying that Samsung “ripped them off,” Stringer showed off dozens of images depicting various iPhone and iPad prototypes that were developed by...
First Day Of Apple-Samsung Trial Yields Troves Of New iPhone, iPad Prototypes

The Mac Pro and the future of the iPad

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The Mac Pro is about to get ‘different’, if a post by videographer Drew Baird on the Reduser forums is any indication. Baird posted that he had spoken to Mac Pro product manager Douglas Brooks a couple of months ago and that Baird didn’t supply him with specifics but did...
The Mac Pro and the future of the iPad
Here's More Evidence That The iPhone Software Is About To Go Through A Big Design Change (AAPL)

Samsung Outraged At Claim That It Rips Off Apple, Vows To Put Apple's Jonathan Ive To Shame

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 Samsung's mobile design chief says his company will produce iconic designs "one day". The Korean firm has been accused of modeling its products on Apple's designs, not least by Apple itself, which accused Samsung of "slavishly copying" the design of its iPhone and iPad. Lee Minhyouk, vice president for...
Samsung Outraged At Claim That It Rips Off Apple, Vows To Put Apple's Jonathan Ive To Shame
Samsung design boss responds to Apple’s copycat claims

Don’t Be Afraid To Go Pink: Designing Great Tech Products For Women

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Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Sarah Paiji, co-founder and CEO of Snapette, a mobile fashion shopping startup that drives users to nearby stores. She is an alumni of 500 Startups accelerator and dropped out of Harvard Business School to work on Snapette full-time with her co-founder Jinhee...
Don’t Be Afraid To Go Pink: Designing Great Tech Products For Women
Pinterest's new look emphasizes photos with larger pins
Chumby co-founder designs open-source Geiger counter
Photos Of The New Nokia Lumia 928 (NOK, MSFT)

Yet another picture of the Galaxy S IV purportedly leaks

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Earlier this month, an alleged press image of Samsung’s (005930) upcoming Galaxy S IV smartphone surfaced on the Web. The image had the look of a traditional Samsung smartphone but it omitted the company’s signature hardware button, leading many to believe it was fake. A second press image has been...
Yet another picture of the Galaxy S IV purportedly leaks

Yahoo's Slick New Weather App Is A Smart Way To Get People Using More Yahoo Apps (YHOO)

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Weather apps are the new Twitter apps. For a time, designers put their efforts into making cool Twitter apps. Twitter apps were a way to play around with different design ideas, while still appealing to a broad base of users. Twitter basically shut down all the third party apps. It...
Yahoo's Slick New Weather App Is A Smart Way To Get People Using More Yahoo Apps (YHOO)

Apple's WWDC App Subtly Flattens Visual Elements, Developers Should Take Note Of The New Normal

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Apple’s dedicated app for its Worldwide Developers Conference arrived today, and it brings a look at some of the sessions happening during the event next week, but it also shows off a dramatically different UI compared to past iterations of the app. The changes sound a lot like what’s said...
Apple's WWDC App Subtly Flattens Visual Elements, Developers Should Take Note Of The New Normal
See How LittleBits Is Trying To Change The Way We Think About Electricity

New Myspace owners: "The internet is just really boring right now...'

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Tim and Chris Vanderhook on why the relaunched social site can solve the music discovery problem. With fun.Facebook may have won the social networking war, but Myspace is moving to a different battlefield under its new owner Specific Media, which acquired the site from News Corporation in June 2011.After a...
New Myspace owners: "The internet is just really boring right now...'

Motorola prototype handset surfaces on YouTube

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The device has a different design than what we've seen recently from the Google-owned company, and appears to be running a full version of Jelly Bean. [Read more]...
Motorola prototype handset surfaces on YouTube

Calling the lady geeks in the crowd – awesome Mario Bros. high heels up for grab

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Or at least the well done heels would have been available if some lucky person had’t already gobbled them up from  Magic Bean Buyer’s Etsy site (but they were available earlier *sigh*) for the price of – well I don’t know now.Anyway as you can see from the pics this...
Calling the lady geeks in the crowd – awesome Mario Bros. high heels up for grab
The Google that never was: how the search giant killed a 2007 redesign
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?