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You can now view Samba video previews on your smartwatch

With the Samba video chat app now firmly entrenched on the Android platform, the company has extended its reach into wearables with (...)

2015-01-23
Go ask Alice, when she was just a small postage stamp

The UK’s Royal Mail service is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with a (...)

2015-01-23
Apple, Rdio and others are targets of pre-1972 songs lawsuit

The streaming music world is crazy complicated. Yes, artists get paid, but it’s not as much if they sold you an album. That’s (...)

2015-01-23
Hailo Backup helps ensure you can book a taxi in London when you need it most

Hailo has added a new feature for its users in London that provides an alternate backup car in case you find your chosen mode of (...)

2015-01-23
GoPro footage to be shown during live NHL games starting this weekend

Cameras like GoPro have changed the way we watch sports videos, offering a first person perspective or other interesting angles. These (...)

2015-01-23
SimilarWeb launches App Engagement Insights for Android developers

Mobile app and website analytics platform SimilarWeb has just launched App Engagement Insights to give developers a better look at (...)

2015-01-23
Skeuomorphism vs. flat design: It’s an ongoing conversation

The popular debate that made skeuomorphism a household word among a certain class of people started around the release of iOS 7, when (...)

2015-01-22
Screenshots for iOS is a better way to manage all your... screenshots

Screenshots, a new app from Landscape Mobile, uses smart technology to help you organize and share a particular kind of image — (...)

2015-01-22
This website will turn your tweets into poetry

You’ve always wished your tweets were a little more poetic, right? Well, now there’s the perfect app for you: Poetweet. This simple (...)

2015-01-22
Head-on with Microsoft’s super fun HoloLens

“There are no recording devices allowed during the demo.” While Microsoft was happy to show off what the finished HoloLens would (...)

2015-01-22
Twitter’s Bing tweet translation is back... for good

Twitter today announced that it’s resuming its team-up with Bing to let you read tweets in multiple languages. Twitter translate (...)

2015-01-22
SocialRank’s Tech Startup Index reveals the social secrets of the world’s most valuable startups

Social analytics company SocialRank has been on a roll recently, revealing a Global Brands Index, Tech Media Index and Tech Companies (...)

2015-01-22
34% off the Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote For TV, home theater, and music streaming

They say that the best remote control is the one that’s closest at hand… or something like that. Blumoo lets you use your smartphone (...)

2015-01-22
This New Travel Site Works Like A BuzzFeed Quiz

DELI is tastefully designed to give personalized travel suggestions.Countless online travel guides try to capture the tourist market. (...)

2015-01-21
Seek Thermal updates its camera with manual focus options

Seek Thermal has announced the Seek XR, an updated version of its thermal camera that allows viewers to “see” heat thus making (...)

2015-01-21
Dropbox for Windows Phone has arrived

Not only has the long-awaited WhatsApp Web app launched, but today also brings the introduction of the much-anticipated Dropbox for (...)

2015-01-21
Twitter now rolling out ‘while you were away’ recap in mobile apps

Earlier in January we reported that Twitter was testing a ‘while you were away’ feature in its mobile apps for some users that (...)

2015-01-21
Microsoft unveils Windows Holographic, HoloLens wearable

At Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, the company unveiled a new VR experience for the platform, calling it the “next step” of computing. (...)

2015-01-21
Google Docs gets real-time spell-check on mobile apps, Touch ID access for iOS

Not happy to let Microsoft have all the attention today, Google dropped a couple of neat updates for its mobile apps. First up, there (...)

2015-01-21
Microsoft finally delivers the Windows we really wanted

Over the last few years, Microsoft seems to have been flailing. Windows 8, while a step in the right direction for the company, was (...)

2015-01-21
Plus-Size Bloggers Invited By Target To Help Critique New Clothing Line

The blogosphere is changing fashion as we know it.Particularly when they command big audiences, bloggers play an important role for (...)

2015-01-21
Russian President Vladimir Putin checks out military quad-riding robot

From the headline it would seem that this would be the awesomest thing ever. A robot that rides a quad. The reality is a lot more (...)

2015-01-20
LastPass arrives on the Mac with a new native app

LastPass is a really useful tool for managing all your different passwords and keeping them safe, but always having to manage it from (...)

2015-01-20
Facebook now allows you to report links to fake news stories

Everyone on Facebook has that one friend that posts outlandish stories that end up being a hoax, but usually they’re utterly convinced that (...)

2015-01-20
Who were America’s biggest Web traffic winners and losers in 2014?

This post is brought to you by SimilarWeb: get insights for any website or app.Who were the biggest winners and losers on the Web (...)

2015-01-20
Google wants new FCC wireless spectrum for drones and internet balloons

Elon Musk may be trying to share the internet in remote places using high-altittude devices, but Google has been working on a similar (...)

2015-01-20
Satellite company Inmarsat begins opening its technology to developers

Satellite technology company Inmarsat is looking to fundamentally change the way in which it ushers in new technological developments (...)

2015-01-20
Twitter acquires Indian mobile platform startup ZipDial

Twitter announced today that it has agreed to acquire Bangalore, India-based mobile business and brand platform developer ZipDial (...)

2015-01-19
Camu social networking camera app arrives on Android

Smartphone app development has become so prolific that, to the average user, it almost looks easy. But it’s not, and that’s (...)

2015-01-19
Does that map really look right? Can you bear to look at it?

One after the other, after the other, it will make you dizzy, thrusting you into some insane, location-based alternate reality. That (...)

2015-01-19
Boston museum unveils Gordon Parks’ 1950s photos of segregation in America in time for MLK day

It’s hard to imagine that any existing work by Gordon Parks, famed photographer, writer, musician and movie director, had not yet (...)

2015-01-19
Slack’s Stewart Butterfield doesn’t fear Facebook At Work, promises offline mode soon

The first question I asked Slack’s CEO and co-founder Stewart Butterfield was a selfish one: when will the app get threaded comments, (...)

2015-01-19
Watch this incredible paraglide, synchronized with Google Maps

Videos of people paragliding are pretty incredible to watch on their own, but this group of adrenaline seekers took it to the (...)

2015-01-19
Outlook email service reportedly hacked in China

Microsoft’s Outlook email service was down in China for a day over the weekend owing to a man-in-the-middle attack, reports Chinese (...)

2015-01-19
Want to learn to code? Get 90% off this Java developer course bundle

Wondering which programming language to learn in 2015? Whether you want to build apps for the Web, desktop, Android devices or for (...)

2015-01-19
Amazon to push into movie theaters with 12 original titles per year

Amazon has today announced that it will start work on making one dozen original movies for cinemas and Prime Instant Video subscribers (...)

2015-01-19
This is what Google’s new Calendar app for iOS looks like

Back in November last year, Google ushered in a fully revamped calendar app for Android devices with a promise of one day bringing (...)

2015-01-19
Facebook Messenger testing voice-to-text conversions

Facebook is testing a new feature as part of its Messenger app that allows you to automatically convert voice messages into text. (...)

2015-01-19
ComScore to start tracking mobile viewing figures this week

In a bid to capture and provide a more accurate overview of TV viewing figures, comScore will this week begin tracking viewing habits (...)

2015-01-19
Design Rock Star James Victore Makes Motivational Posters Cool

"The things that made you weird as a kid make you great today," and other affirmations hand-lettered by Victore on a series of new (...)

2015-01-16
The NSA has reportedly been spying on North Korean networks since 2010

A recently disclosed NSA document from Edward Snowden revealed that the agency has had an inside view of North Korea’s hacking capabilities (...)

2015-01-19
The coming rise of AI means humanity will need to grow up

Supriya Jain heads the Global Thought Leadership Marketing Initiative at Wipro Ltd and is also the Founder of Miitra, a social organization (...)

2015-01-18
How to gather quantitative data on user behaviors and mental models

Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app — where he develops in-app and online content (...)

2015-01-18
DIY at-home image transfers onto fabric and wood

Paulina Thai is a senior graphic design student at the University of Cincinnati, with a special interest in food photography, fashion, (...)

2015-01-17
How to optimize blog images to maximize impact on social media and search

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. You’ve likely heard the advice to add visual content to your blogposts whenever (...)

2015-01-17
Legend of Zelda enemies are now artists, and you can buy their drawings with Bitcoin

Can digital ‘lifeforms’ be recognized as artists? That’s the question raised by Nonhumans.net, a project set up to recognize (...)

2015-01-17
Why Mark Cuban is wrong about startups and PR

Conrad Egusa is the CEO of Publicize. He is happy to connect on LinkedIn here. Last month, Business Insider came out with a big headline: (...)

2015-01-17
This year, think reinventions, not resolutions

Jason Zook is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale. This post originally appeared on his blog. It’s (...)

2015-01-17

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