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Microsoft wins patent for Surface Touch Cover keyboard

www.electronista.com
Microsoft has won patents for the ornamental design of its Touch Cover for the Surface hybrid as well as for the cover's magnetic latching mechanism. The patent for the ornamental design of the Touch Cover is very similar to Apple's controversial ornamental design patents invoked in lawsuits most notably against...
Microsoft wins patent for Surface Touch Cover keyboard

21 Examples of seriously beautiful packaging design

thenextweb.com
This post is sponsored by Volvo. - For Web and print designers, packaging design is one of the most intriguing areas of design, because it involves creating something we can actually hold. From the impressive unboxing experience inherent to brands like Leica and Apple, to the refined works of...
21 Examples of seriously beautiful packaging design
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Kickstarter Campaigns Are Now Hiring Publicists

www.betabeat.com
The ODOC iPhone and iPod dock. (kickstarter.com) As Kickstarter grows, now with multiple million-dollar and multi-million dollar projects, the insidious forces of capitalism that ruin all things pure and DIY are sneaking in. This morning Betabeat received our first press release about an unfunded Kickstarter campaign raising $70,000 for a...
Kickstarter Campaigns Are Now Hiring Publicists

NASA awards $100,000 grant for sideways supersonic plane concept, sonic boom not included

www.engadget.com
NASA isn't just interested in extra-terrestrial exploration, but in pushing the boundaries of atmospheric flight as well, which is why it's just awarded $100,000 in funding for the supersonic plane concept shown above. As you can see, the symmetrical plane is basically all wing, and that's because it has...
NASA awards $100,000 grant for sideways supersonic plane concept, sonic boom not included
MetaLab Relaunches A Sexy New Ballpark, Officially Becomes A "Design Capital" Investor
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