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Apple Releases New Live Activities Design Guidelines on iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island

Apple Releases New Live Activities Design Guidelines on iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island

iOS 16.1, currently in beta testing, includes support for the Live Activities API, which allows developers to add real-time notifications to Lock Screen and Dynamic Island. With iOS 16.1 approaching its public release sometime this fall, Apple has now published a complete Human Interface Guidelines that outlines best practices for developers to implement Live Activities …

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Google shows off the design of its upcoming Pixel Watch in full in video

Google shows off the design of its upcoming Pixel Watch in full in video

Google is full of surprises this year, basically taking a page from the old OnePlus playbook to (more or less) stop leaks Product launch on October 6. After a surprise launch with impressive benefits Just yesterday, the Chromecast for Google TV (HD), the search giant is now shifting its focus to teasing the (circular) upcoming …

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Smartphones and older users remain a disturbing adversary

Smartphones and older users remain a disturbing adversary

Smartphones have gone from luxury or convenience to necessity or lifeline, but people over 50 are less likely to own these devices and more likely to feel excluded from them. Why it matters: More than ever, services and businesses, from banks to doctors’ offices, restaurants to airlines, expect their users to be able to use …

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iFixit shares iPhone 14 teardown, praising new design with easily removable display and rear glass

iFixit shares iPhone 14 teardown, praising new design with easily removable display and rear glass

Repair site iFixit shared a teardown video of the standard iPhone 14 today. In a blog post, iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens praised the device’s easier-to-repair interior, calling it the most significant iPhone redesign since the iPhone X. As mentioned in some reviews, the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus are the first iPhone models since …

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Review: Dell's XPS 13 Plus draws high performance from a frustrating design

Review: Dell’s XPS 13 Plus draws high performance from a frustrating design

enlarge / Dell XPS 13 Plus Clamshell Laptop. Sharon Harding Specs at a Glance: Dell XPS 13 Plus (9320) the worst the best Upon review Screen 13.4-inch 1920×1200 IPS non-touch screen 13.4-inch 3840×2400 IPS touch screen or 13.4-inch 3456×2160 OLED touch screen 13.4-inch 3456×2160 OLED touch screen operating system Windows 11 Home Windows 11 Professional …

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Adobe buys design firm Figma for $20 billion

Adobe buys design firm Figma for $20 billion

Adobe has agreed to buy design software company Figma for about $20 billion, sending shockwaves through the hardest-hit sectors of the tech sell-off that began late last year. Founded in 2012, San Francisco-based Figma allows software developers and designers to collaborate remotely and design everything from presentation slides to mobile app user interfaces. Along with …

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Adobe buys Figma for $20 billion to build collaborative design capabilities

Adobe buys Figma for $20 billion to build collaborative design capabilities

In this illustration taken on June 13, 2022, the Adobe logo appears on a smartphone. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register Sept 15 (Reuters) – Adobe Inc will buy startup Figma for about $20 billion in its biggest deal, the Photoshop maker said on Thursday, amid a global …

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Small review: Dell's XPS 15 9520 is an understated improvement on an established design

Small review: Dell’s XPS 15 9520 is an understated improvement on an established design

enlarge / Dell’s XPS 15 9520 is nearly identical to the previous-generation 9510, but with improved processor performance. Andrew Cunningham Even as an iterative update to an existing computer, Dell’s XPS 15 9520 is pretty modest. It’s super iterative. The only difference between it and the XPS 15 9510 we reviewed last year is that …

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Apple Watch Pro design changes implemented in last renders ahead of Series 8 event

Apple Watch Pro design changes implemented in last renders ahead of Series 8 event

Apple may unveil the Apple Watch Pro at its iPhone 14 event tomorrow. This week, a leaked third-party case gave the best look at what to expect from the model, as Apple is rumored to be making it the biggest Apple Watch announced to date. Now, graphic designer ian zelbo and UI/UX Designer Parker Ortolani …

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An architect asked artificial intelligence to design the skyscrapers of the future.this is what it proposes

An architect asked artificial intelligence to design the skyscrapers of the future.this is what it proposes

author: Oscar Holland, CNN Manas Bhatia has a bold vision for the future in which residential skyscrapers covered in trees, plants and algae act as “air purification towers”. In a series of detailed images, the New Delhi-based architect and computational designer brings the idea to life. His imagined buildings are depicted towering above futuristic metropolises, …

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