VP Of Design At Twitter, Mike Davidson, Stepping Down In February

twitter-lightning-glacier3200 According to a tweet from Mike Davidson, Twitter is about to lose its Vice President of Design: 🙂 To be a little more clear, I am leaving @Twitter permanently, but it will always be with me! — Mike Davidson (@mikeindustries) December 15, 2015 It’s a pretty high-profile loss for the company, that is hoping to pick up the pace when it comes to signing up more users with flashy… Read More

Artificial Intelligence Non-profit OpenAI Launches With Backing From Elon Musk And Sam Altman

Two artificial intelligence faces facing one another. Today, OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence research company was announced to the world. Its director is a research scientist at Google, Ilya Sutskever. This comes a day after Facebook open-sourced its AI hardware.
Its reason for existing was explained in an introductory post:
Our goal is to advance digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole… Read More

Get A Free Star Wars Edition Google Cardboard

IMG_7180 The Star Wars: Force Awakens train is a rollin’ and Google has gotten involved in a few different ways. One was by offering a special edition Google Cardboard in four Star Wars limited edition themes in Verizon stores on December 2nd. They were handed out to Verizon customers for free, but I was told that a lot of stores ran out. Welp. If you want one, you can still get one. For free.… Read More

Apple’s iPhone Live Photos Now Work On Tumblr

Screen Shot 2015-12-10 at 3.53.40 PM If you’re a Tumblr user who happens to have an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, today is your lucky day. The Tumblr team dropped an update which includes support for both 3D Touch and Live Photo. The Live Photo bit is super interesting because Tumblr is a place where GIFs and animated images tend to get shared and re-shared at pretty rapid rates. The best part is that you can view them even if… Read More

Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like Yahoo Mail So We Put Gmail In Your Yahoo Mail

yo_dawg If you’re a real fan of the newly redesigned Yahoo Mail, but also use Gmail, today is your day. Seriously, throw a damn party.
The Yahoo Mail team announced that you can now manage your Gmail from the friendly confines of Yahoo Mail, to go along with previous support for Outlook, Hotmail and AOL Mail (you know, the other email services that nobody uses unless it’s for Craigslist… Read More

Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like Yahoo Mail So We Put Gmail In Your Yahoo Mail

yo_dawg If you’re a real fan of the newly redesigned Yahoo Mail, but also use Gmail, today is your day. Seriously, throw a damn party.
The Yahoo Mail team announced that you can now manage your Gmail from the friendly confines of Yahoo Mail, to go along with previous support for Outlook, Hotmail and AOL Mail (you know, the other email services that nobody uses unless it’s for Craigslist… Read More

Postmates And Twitter Product Guru Sara Mauskopf Is Working On Parenting App Called “Winnie”

Screen Shot 2015-12-09 at 6.06.59 PM During stints at Postmates, Twitter, YouTube and Google, Sara Mauskopf has touched many of the products that you use on a daily basis. With that knowledge, having just left her recent post at Postmates*, we now know what Mauskopf is up to next. It’s called “Winnie” and there’s not much more we know about other than it will be a service for parents and those taking care… Read More

Flipagram’s Stories Are Sticky And You Can Now Create 60-Second Flips

Screen Shot 2015-12-09 at 12.59.44 PM In case you’ve forgotten about Flipagram, we told you about them back in July when they raised $70 million and said they had 30 million users. The company started out as an app to create quick slide shows to share on services like Facebook and Instagram. Seeing ridiculous traction, the team added all of the components the product needed to be its own social network.
It’s… Read More

Google Drive Makes It Easier To Find The Files You’re Looking For

drive_search_update This is something I’ve personally been waiting for for a long time. Google Drive is making it easier to find your files by letting you choose the filetype, who it was created by and what software it can be opened by. Regardless of what device your files came from, you can search for a file type on Android, iOS or the web. You can also perform the advanced searched from the search box,… Read More