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Google Glass frames and shades designed by Diane von Furstenberg are now available in the US

As promised, a new range of Google Glass frames and shades designed by Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) launched in the US today. If you (...)

2014-06-22
BBC launches a video news channel on Reddit in pursuit of further digital experimentation

The BBC has been testing out new ways of distributing news recently and its most recent addition comes in the form of a dedicated (...)

2014-06-22
Technorati quietly killed its once-authoritative blog ranking system in May

There was once a time when Technorati.com meant something to online publishers. It was their professional reputation, and featuring (...)

2014-06-22
Whyd for iPhone is a social network that lets you ‘bookmark’ music from across the Web

There’s no shortage of apps designed to help you find, discover, and enjoy new music, but that isn’t stopping a steady flow of (...)

2014-06-22
Glasses Tricks for Every 4 Eyes

Do glasses make you smarter? Elliott Morgan finds out and offers up some need to know tips for people who wear glasses. And (...)

2014-06-22
8 Tips For Making Virtual Reality Viable

Mike Woods from Oscar-winning VFX company Framestore discusses the creative and technical issues to confront before entering the virtual (...)

2014-06-19
Apple’s top two manufacturers are reportedly hiring record numbers of staff to build next iPhone

In a clear sign that we’ve entered iPhone 6 hype territory, media in Taiwan are reporting that Apple’s biggest two manufacturing (...)

2014-06-22
Lenka is a beautifully simple iPhone app that gives photos that moody monochrome magic

What would noted photographer Ansel Adams do if he packed an iPhone in his pocket? Likely one of two things: seek out the best noir (...)

2014-06-22
The publishing industry isn’t dead – but it is evolving

Joe Hyrkin is the CEO of Issuu, the world’s fastest growing digital publishing platform. The rumors of the publishing industry’s (...)

2014-06-20
The one hire every startup desperately needs to make

Nick Marsh is the founder at Makeshift. This post originally appeared on Medium. I want to introduce a new concept — ‘talent (...)

2014-06-20
Wanted: Egyptian Police On the Hunt for Sophisticated Surveillance Tool

Egyptian police are looking to develop social media-monitoring software experts say would be the first to understand multiple forms (...)

2014-06-20
A 3-step framework to growing your social media budget

Ritika Puri is a content marketer, freelance business writer, and media entrepreneur. This article originally appeared on the Adknowledge (...)

2014-06-20
The key to color harmony: Avoiding boredom and chaos

Odes Roberts is an in-house designer for Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been (...)

2014-06-20
Techstars London Demo Day 2014: Our favorite startups

At the end of Techstars’ 13-week startup accelerator program, it’s traditional to have a Demo Day. It’s six minutes for the (...)

2014-06-20
Dropcam acquired by Google’s Nest and will be folded into the Nest brand

Home surveillance startup Dropcam has been purchased by Google’s Nest reports Re/Code. Nest, which was recently acquired by Google, (...)

2014-06-19
Twitch now lets broadcasters notify YouTube viewers when they’re streaming live

Twitch announced today a new Live Annotations feature for YouTube that will let game broadcasters add a real-time notification to (...)

2014-06-19
Adobe Photoshop Mix review: Not just another iPad photo app

Here’s the idea: Because even the newest and most advanced iPads have limited horsepower, on-the-go artists have to wait until they (...)

2014-06-19
How to become a confident public speaker

Matthew Capala is the author of  “Away with the Average,” an NYU Professor, and Founder of SearchDecoder.com. This post originally (...)

2014-06-19
Beaconic cuts prices for and adds units to its Apple-licensed iBeacon retail kits

Beaconic has improved the pricing and value of its iBeacon hardware sets for retail stores as it prepares to ship its second batch (...)

2014-06-19
ReplayLastGoal lets you relive the agony and ecstasy of the World Cup in GIFs

As the planet takes a collective break to watch the World Cup, there is one certainty, we want to see the latest goals over and over (...)

2014-06-19
Path launches Talk messaging app, acquires TalkTo concierge service, and abolishes friend limits

Path today announced the launch of Talk, a new standalone messaging app for iOS (coming later today) and Android, and the acquisition (...)

2014-06-19
Path Joins the Messaging Wars With a New App

Path is taking a run at the most popular consumer space in town: mobile messaging The social network announced a new messaging app (...)

2014-06-19
What hackathons are REALLY about

The new buzzword in tech isn’t “pivot,” “disrupt,” or “big data” – though these are all extremely tired. Nope, it’s (...)

2014-06-19
MailWise: An Android email client for clutter-free conversations

From Mailbox and SolMail to Evomail and beyond, Google Play has its fair share of email clients. But that isn’t stopping MailWise (...)

2014-06-19
OverHeard is a fiendishly simple sound-sharing app that wants to do for audio what Vine did for video

While there’s no shortage of video- and audio-recording apps, the one thing most of them rely on is preparedness. In other words, (...)

2014-06-19
How much social media self-promotion is too much?

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. If you’ve been to any of Buffer’s social media accounts recently (take Twitter, (...)

2014-06-19
Nike+ Running for Android now offers personalized training programs, tips and reminders

Six months after its debut in the iPhone app, Nike+ Running for Android has been updated with a new scheduling feature called Coach. (...)

2014-06-19
Sloth Week Is Here: Prepare for Adorable Slowness

Prepare yourself for seven days of ... well, very little happeningSloth Week is here and Elliott is excited to share his love for (...)

2014-06-19
This ambitious company is one step closer to becoming the Pixar of China after raising $20m

Gary Wang, the founder of top Chinese video website Tudou which was merged with rival Youku in a $1 billion deal, started an animation (...)

2014-06-19
Apple is reportedly planning multiple versions of the iWatch, which could launch in October

There have been plenty of rumors swirling around Apple’s smartwatch, commonly dubbed the iWatch, and now the Wall Street Journal (...)

2014-06-19
CloudFlare: Hong Kong democracy movement hit by ‘one of largest DDoS attacks in internet history’

Occupy Central, a grassroots movement that aims to bring universal suffrage to Hong Kong, has been subject to “one of the largest (...)

2014-06-19
Google Search for Android lets you search for bands and play their music directly in your favorite app

Google has unveiled an interesting little feature for Google Search on Android, however it’s only available for US-based users at (...)

2014-06-19
Roadtrip Mixtape: An experimental app that compiles location-based playlists for your journey

Just this week Spotify revealed it was expanding its Web API, with data from its recent acquisition of The Echo Nest taking a leading (...)

2014-06-19
Google Play Movies comes to 21 new countries, including Argentina, Greece and Thailand

Google Play Movies has landed in another 21 countries, bringing the service’s availability to 90 markets. This gives even more movie (...)

2014-06-19
Uber rolls into Vietnam, its second new launch in Asia this week

Uber has continued its growth in Asia after it launched in Saigon, Vietnam, its second new city this week following its arrival in (...)

2014-06-19
Bitcoin wallet Coinbase returns to the App Store via company-endorsed open-source iOS app

Apple started letting the first Bitcoin apps back into the App Store last week following its new policy on virtual currencies. Now (...)

2014-06-19
Feel like an impostor? You’re not alone

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. Sometimes I find myself waiting for the e-mail saying: “Sorry, we’ve made a huge (...)

2014-06-18
Google acquires mDialog to boost DoubleClick and help publishers monetize their video content

Google has acquired mDialog, a company that helps media companies deliver, analyze and ultimately monetize advertising against their (...)

2014-06-18
LD West’s leather under-arm phone holster is a dream come true, but it’s not very useful

Pop culture has left many of us with a fascination for the holster, thanks to iconic looks from the likes of Pulp Fiction, Tomb Raider, (...)

2014-06-18
To Get More Done At Work, Just Say No To Tabs

Those millions of tabs open on your task bar represent an endless rabbit hole of distraction. One solution? This guide to Tabless (...)

2014-06-18
New visual storytelling site highlights how to engage your audience

NewsCred, the visual content marketing and syndication service, today launched a new microsite called The Power of Visual Storytelling, (...)

2014-06-18
Simple drastically reduces transfer times for its down to earth banking service in the US

If you use Simple in the US, the company is making it easier to transfer money to and from your account. Starting today, moving cash (...)

2014-06-18
The minimalist’s guide to boosting brands’ Instagram engagement

Eric Dahan is co-founder and CEO of InstaBrand, the Web’s premier Instagram/Vine influencer platform. The recent release of Instagram (...)

2014-06-18
Hire learning: 5 ways to craft an unforgettable anti-resume

Lindsay is a New York-based writer, photographer, and editor. Her work has appeared in publications including American Photo, PDN (...)

2014-06-18
Congrats, Your Facebook Relationship Survived Another Year!

Facebook wants you to share good news with your friends A new feature on the platform congratulates users on relationship or wedding (...)

2014-06-18
One of the Nokia teams not owned by Microsoft has built its own Android launcher

Now that its Devices and Services business is owned by Microsoft, Nokia is able to experiment more freely in the mobile space. One (...)

2014-06-18
Google explains the different Android Wear notifications: Stacks, Pages and Replies

Android Wear is an unknown quantity at the moment. Aside from the teaser videos and Developer Preview released back in March, it’s (...)

2014-06-18
Intel releases Pocket Avatars, a chat app that maps your facial expressions onto silly characters

When you think of Intel, you normally think of PC chips, but the company is bucking expectations today with the release of a social (...)

2014-06-18

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