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Inside SoundCloud

Jane Shin is the US community manager for SoundCloud in San Francisco. She leads community outreach activities and programs to engage SoundCloud community members to build connections, stories and sounds in the community. Check out what Jane has to say about the SoundCloud experience! If you could describe the essence of SoundCloud’s culture in one word, what would that be? Collaborative. …

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Inside Box

Kimber Lockhart is Director of Engineering at Box, where she leads the web application engineering team that builds most new features on Box. Launched in 2011, Kimber was responsible for #newbox, a major redesign and rebuild of the Box user experience which marked a turning point in the company’s transition to the enterprise market. She’s especially interested in Box’s virality …

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Game of Fame: EDGE

Matthieu Malot, lead artist of EDGE Extended, shares with us a bit of background and inside information on EDGE (Mobigame‘s multi-awarded and critically loved game) and EDGE Extended. There is nothing narrative in EDGE, and it is difficult to talk about a genre for EDGE. With David, before the release we hesitated a lot between a puzzler and a platformer. …

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Should Tech Companies Employ Remote Workers?

Are remote workers a good investment? This is, not surprisingly (given the times we live in), a burning question that affects the entire workforce and economy to some extent. In recent years remote workforces have become a staple in the tech sector, yet there are signs of blowback as companies like Yahoo! decide to reel in remote workers or give …

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Inside Flipboard

Flipboard is, and always has been, one of my favorite iPad (and now iPhone) apps. It’s often imitated but never, ever duplicated. It’s not just a news reader, it’s an experience. Part of what I love is discovering new sites dug up by Flipboard’s curation team. The user experience and interface were game-changers and continue to be considered among the …

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Infographic: How Attached Are We To Our Computers?

Mobile computers have changed the way people interact with the world. From shopping online and meeting new people to organizing carpools and researching history, the Internet and laptops have made life easier for everyone. For example, did you know that the average person spends roughly 66 hours on a computer every month? That fact alone may now surprise you as you’re most …

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Inside Spotify: My All-Time Favorite Music Service (Lots of Pics)

Spotify is what I always wanted in a music service. It’s priced just right (for just $9.99 per month you can listen to unlimited music on all your devices). On any given weekday you can catch me listening to Spotify on the way to and from work and throughout the day (via the iPhone app). Ya, I like it that …

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Undrip

Great social media content is constantly slipping through your fingers, leaking through the faulty pipes and infrastructure available to you to soak it all up. Undrip is a great new app that “stops that leaky faucet” and helps you capture the best of what your friends are sharing online. I love using Undrip; it’s now my goto place to check …

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HTC One X+

Are you looking to upgrade your mobile photo and video experience? Check out the HTC One X+  ($199 with a 2-year ATT contract), a smartphone that delivers sharp images (see sample below) and crisp videos: it’s hard to believe such a thin and light device can produce such impressive output. Built-in camera filters and effects, including a handy auto-edit feature, make …

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How the Beautiful Wacom Cintiq Touch Pen Display Was Born

As a designer by trade, I’ve always been fascinated with the convergence of paper and pixels. No other piece of technology in the world comes closer to merging paper and pixels as the Wacom Cintiq touch Pen Display. In the past, I’ve used many Wacom products from the lower-end Bamboo Stylus to the mid-range Intuos, but nothing makes me drool …

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