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Pinterest Tests New Design with Better Navigation, More Informative Pins Pinterest Tests New Design with Better Navigation, More Informative Pins
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Pinterest, which hasn’t seen a significant redesign in quite some time, has announced that they will be testing a fresh look in the coming weeks. Pinterest says that the changes stem from user feedback. First up, Pinterest wants to makes …

Why Would You Ever Give A Chainsaw To A Robot? Why Would You Ever Give A Chainsaw To A Robot?

A favorite story of mine growing up was “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie.” It was an excellent beginner’s guide to the rule of causation. I don’t think Berlin-based echtwald ever read that story because they obviously didn’t take …

I Would Not Use This Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl, But It’s Still Pretty Neat I Would Not Use This Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl, But It’s Still Pretty Neat

I’m probably never going to buy this new anti-loneliness ramen bowl. It’s not because I don’t like ramen. I love ramen. I really, really love ramen. It’s also not because I’m not lonely at times. Who isn’t? It’s also not …

Need Help Designing An Android App? Watch This Need Help Designing An Android App? Watch This

So, you just downloaded the Android SDK and you’re ready to make your fist app. You have a great idea, but you just don’t know what the design of the app should look like. Google has a few guidelines and …

The Designer Responsible for Foursquare’s Unique Look Is Leaving the Company The Designer Responsible for Foursquare’s Unique Look Is Leaving the Company
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Graphic Designer Mari Sheibley, who has been with Foursquare since 2008, has just announced that she’s leaving the company to “tackle new problems and help other entrepreneurs bring their vision to life.” “In early December, 2008 I got an email …

Coolest Lamp Ever Mimics the Weather Outside, Frightful or Not Coolest Lamp Ever Mimics the Weather Outside, Frightful or Not

If you have ever wished that you could bring the weather indoors, this prototype chandelier is the unnecessary-but-incredible device for you. It uses Wi-fi to obtain weather data, and then puts on a show for you that matches nature’s show …

Google Talks About Optimizing For Tablets Google Talks About Optimizing For Tablets
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If your site isn’t optimized for different devices that people are using, it’s not going to look good for Google when they point users to your site. This is something to keep in mind, when you’re considering optimizing for mobile …

Mozilla Mozaic Might Be The Future Of Bookmarks Mozilla Mozaic Might Be The Future Of Bookmarks
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The bookmark hasn’t changed in a long time. Regardless of browser, the bookmark is a link in a long line of other links that the user has saved for easy access. Chris Lee, an interaction designer and developer working with …

Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff
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Etsy has launched a new browsing experience for it shoppers with the addition of new “browse pages”. Etsy’s Hebo explains in a company blog post: A few months ago, we released a new way to browse items for Weddings. It’s …

eBay Is Changing Its Logo To This eBay Is Changing Its Logo To This
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eBay announced that it is changing its logo. The old one is still in place on the site, but the company says it’s making the new one available next month. They did, however, provide a preview of what it will …

Twitter API Version 1.1 Brings More Regulation To Apps Twitter API Version 1.1 Brings More Regulation To Apps

The Twitter API is everywhere these days. People are Tweeting from all corners of the Web from just about every app. It’s so popular due to its relative openness where people can use the Twitter API in different and interesting …

LinkedIn’s Mobile Head Tells How a Small Team Transformed the Company’s Mobile Strategy LinkedIn’s Mobile Head Tells How a Small Team Transformed the Company’s Mobile Strategy
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When Kiran Prasad joined LinkedIn in January of 2011, the company had an iPhone app – but just barely. The mobile design philosophy up until then had been to try and implement all of the features of LinkedIn on the …

Bing Image Search Update Makes Sure You Never Leave Unsatisfied Bing Image Search Update Makes Sure You Never Leave Unsatisfied

Yesterday when I was looking for images of Kenny Chesney on Bing Image search, I noticed that something looked a little different. For one, it seemed like my browser page was a lot fuller than I remembered it being when …

Windows 8′s Confusing Metro Interface Inspires Parody Demo Windows 8′s Confusing Metro Interface Inspires Parody Demo
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The new scrolling tiled look of the Windows 8 start screen might be a bit of eye candy waiting for users each time they sit down at their computer, but the unfamiliar terrain of the new Metro-designed interface is being …

Colorless Coca-Cola Can Could Reduce Pollution
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Here is an artist’s conception of a can of coke that uses no paint, which can introduce pollutants into the environment when they are printed and when when they are borken down for recycling. The project comes from award winning …

Bing UK Testing New Homepage Design, Cleaner Search Results Bing UK Testing New Homepage Design, Cleaner Search Results

Bing’s been pushing a lot of changes recently to its U.S. users, and now it seems that the search engine is beginning to share some of those changes with other parts of the world, beginning with its service in the …

Facebook And Bolt Peters Join Forces Facebook And Bolt Peters Join Forces

I wouldn’t say that the current Facebook design is anti-user friendly, but it could use some improvements. Facebook’s latest hiring suggests that they’re taking user experience very seriously. You might not be aware of Bolt Peters, but they are a …

Fab.com Makes Gift-Buying for Facebook Friends a Lot Easier Fab.com Makes Gift-Buying for Facebook Friends a Lot Easier

Fab.com, the online purveyor of designer house wares and slick nerd paraphernalia, has enhanced the social shopping experience again, this time by allowing you to link directly to your fellow Facebook friends who shop on the site. The latest launch, …

Apple Looking To Improve Earbuds, But Not By Making Them Stay In Your Ears Apple Looking To Improve Earbuds, But Not By Making Them Stay In Your Ears
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It’s nice of Apple to always include a pair of those patented white earbuds with every iPhone and iPod. In a way, having a those two little small white protrusions hanging in your outer ear became a status symbol of …

Apple Denies Philippe Starck’s Involvement With Product Design Apple Denies Philippe Starck’s Involvement With Product Design

Earlier this morning we brought you news that French designer Philippe Starck told a French newspaper that he had been working on something “revolutionary” for Apple that would be available in about 8 months. He also said that he had …

French Designer Hints At “Revolutionary” Apple Product On The Way French Designer Hints At “Revolutionary” Apple Product On The Way

We expect that the rest of 2012 will bring plenty of new announcements from Apple. This year, they already launched the new iPad, and we still have a new iPhone to look forward to as well as whatever they unveil …