Waves that drive global weather patterns finally explained, thanks to inspiration from bagel-shaped quantum matter

They are about as far apart as two things in science can be: a type of ocean wave that helps drive the El Niño climate cycle, and quantum materials that, thanks to a particularly strange bit of physics, have insulating interiors and conduct current along their surface. Yet, in a remarkable case of lateral thinking, […]

Brutalist Web Design Finally Gets A Takedown

[Source Images: UX brutalism (screenshot), designer29/iStock (icon)] Brutalism is best known as the modernist architectural movement distinctive for its rugged concrete construction and utilitarian lack of ornamentation popular in the 1960s and ’70s. But in recent months, the term has been applied to digital design, with “Brutalism” describing an emerging design style that favors rudimentary layouts and basic typefaces. It’s both a throwback […]

Brutalist Web Design Finally Gets A Takedown

A (satirical) design framework for Brutalist UX offers a “new type of experience based on neglect.” [Source Images: UX brutalism (screenshot), designer29/iStock (icon)] BY MEG MILLER2 MINUTE READ Brutalism is best known as the modernist architectural movement distinctive for its rugged concrete construction and utilitarian lack of ornamentation popular in the 1960s and ’70s. But in recent months, the term has been […]

Android Nougat Finally Inches Closer to 10 Percent of Active Devices: Google

Another month and Google has released its updated Android distribution chart. The latest distribution numbers confirm that the Android Nougat is finally inching closer to the 10 percent of active Android devices. The timing of the Android distribution numbers from Google is interesting considering CEO Tim Cook during his WWDC 2017 keynote address took a […]

11 Work-Life Balance Myths You Can Finally Put to Rest

When it comes to work-life balance, everyone seems to have a different strategy and opinion. While working as an entrepreneur is undoubtedly stressful, not everyone should follow the same model for success. That’s why we asked 11 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: “What work-life balance myth should entrepreneurs finally put to […]

Alas, Vine Finally Withers: Here’s Why

Vine is withering. Though the once popular video looping network probably won’t die for some time yet. Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) says this week that it’s no longer developing Vine. The 411 on Vine Closing Down In an announcement on the Vine blog, the “Team Vine and Twitter” explain, “Nothing is happening to the apps, website or […]

Twitter for Android Finally Gets a Night Mode

Twitter for Android Finally Gets a Night Mode HIGHLIGHTS The feature turns app’s theme to dark and is meant for use at night The feature was being tested by alpha testers in May The feature is currently available only for Android After testing ‘Night Mode’ UI on Android in May, Twitter on Tuesday finally released […]

Pinterest Brings Buyable Pins to the Web – Finally

Pinterest is finally introducing Buyable Pins to the web version of its site — and a new shopping bag is being rolled out too. Last year, Pinterest introduced “Buyable Pins” on mobile and later integrated them into eCommerce platforms such as Bigcommerce, eBay-owned Magento and IBM Commerce. Now, the social network is finally announcing that […]

BioShock: The Collection Price and Release Date Finally Confirmed

One of the industry’s worst kept secrets has finally been confirmed. Last generation’s classic shooter franchiseBioShock is finally being released for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s called BioShock: The Collection. To announce the news, publisher 2K unleashed a video that revealed a September 13 release date for North America. As for India you […]