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Spotify will bring a "block artist" feature soon
January 23, 2019

No matter how great the algorithm of a music streaming service is, there will probably be times when an artist that you really don’t like will still show up on a playlist or radio station. There has been no way for you to explicitly indicate that you don’t want a song from a specific artist to show up anywhere in the service. Well that will soon change for Spotify users as it looks like they are now...

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20 best UI design tools
January 23, 2019

We now design in a world with an abundance of tools that can fit almost every design process and meet your creative requirements. There truly is a solution out there for everyone and the possibilities are incredible. It's such a great time to explore new tools and see what's available to design and showcase your projects. The big challenge is which ones should you use? Over the last few years, the combination of Sketch and InVision has been a...

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PUBG's best new map is now live on consoles
January 23, 2019

Console players are getting the best new PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds map today. Vikendi, the snowy 6-kilometer-by-6-kilometer mountainous landscape, hit PC in December. It is launching on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 right now. And console players should get excited because Vikendi is everything you want from a battle royale map. One of the best things about a battle royale is creating attachments to the locations in its world. I have...

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OPPO 2019 Innovation Event to be held next month at MWC
January 23, 2019

So many new things from OPPO will be announced. We can expect a device with the newly-announced 10x Lossless Zoom. An invitation was posted on Twitter over the weekend with a #GetCloser hashtag. That particular hint may be referring to the new zoom technology because you know, a zoom lens allows the camera to “get closer” to an object. If Samsung has the Unpacked 2019, Chinese OEM OPPO is having its OPPO...

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10 reasons to be happy you're a designer
January 23, 2019

When embarking on a design career, you're full of ambition and expectation. But once the humdrum of daily deadlines sets in, it's easy to forget why you decided to be one in the first place, let alone appreciate all the upsides of the job.We're here to set that straight by reminding you of 10 reasons you should be happy to be a designer. It doesn't matter whether you specialise in print or web design; whether you make apps or physical products:...

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Starship Technologies' robots begin delivering food to college kids
January 23, 2019

Starship Technologies, the Estonia-based robotics startup created in 2014 by Skype cofounders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, is already ferrying food from kitchens to customers through partnerships with Domino’s in Germany, London food-delivery firm Just Eat, and DoorDash in the U.S. But starting today, that group is expanding to include the 40,000 students, faculty, and staff at George Mason University’s Fairfax campus. This week, courtesy...

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Galaxy S10 in-display fingerprint scanner is real, Samsung Pay app reveals
January 23, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 will have Samsung Pay. We’re certain at least on one variant will have an on-screen fingerprint reader according to the mobile payment app. XDA devs have seen some clues and reference on previous software updates. Looking at the code can give us an idea what features and specs future phones may have. For the Galaxy S10, we can confirm the in-display fingerprint scanner. It will also...

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20 typography terms you might not know
January 23, 2019

If you've ever tried to explain the intricacies of a design to a colleague or client, chances are you'll have found that sometimes words can fall short of the mark when it comes to specifying what you're talking about. That's where some wonderfully bizarre terminology comes in, and the field of typography boasts plenty.The varied and obscure vocabulary surrounding typography might seem pernickety on the surface. But when you know the anatomy of...

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Diamond Pro's AI spots imperfection in gems
January 23, 2019

Would you ever consider purchasing diamond jewelry online? Lots of people have — according to Research and Markets, the jewelry ecommerce market accounts for roughly 5 percent of the $257 billion overall jewelry industry, a share that’s expected to triple by 2020. It’s growing especially quickly in Asia, where the compound annual growth rate from 2011 to 2014 exceeded 60 percent. But if you’re reluctant to dive in, you’re not...

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Samsung Galaxy S10 benchmark scores not as impressive
January 23, 2019

In about a month, we’ll get to see and hold the Samsung Galaxy S10 phones–all three variants. The Galaxy S10E, S10, and S10+ are being benchmarked and tested the past few weeks. The S10+ has reached Geekbench but with rather disappointing numbers. Disappointment is relative but a benchmark is a benchmark and numbers are important. Specifically, the Galaxy S10+ phone with 6GB RAM and Exynos 9820 processor...

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