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Greg Miller / Wired:
How the Google Maps team refines their maps with a combination of algorithms and meticulous manual labor   —  The Huge, Unseen Operation Behind the Accuracy of Google Maps  —  Inside Atlas, Google's map-editing program, operators can see where Street View cameras have captured images (colored dots), and zoom in with a spyglass tool.
Dec 8, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Phil Wahba / Fortune:
Nordstrom to test fitting room mirrors, developed by eBay, that turn into interactive touchscreens   —  Nordstrom taps eBay's tech to build fitting room of the future  —  Imagine you are in a changing room at a Nordstrom JWN store trying on some clothes .  You are looking for shoes to complete …
Nov 29, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:
Apple's iPhone 6 Plus & iPad Air 2 lose out to Samsung & Surface in detailed color accuracy analysis   —  Following its detailed reports on displays used in the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, today DisplayMate published a scientific analysis of color accuracy for the six best mobile displays it's tested this year.
Nov 19, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Biz Stone's new app Super prompts users to share opinions and recommendations with images either with a username or as “anonymish”   —  Biz Stone's Jelly Launches Super So You Can Express Your Best, Craziest, Sexiest Opinions  —  Twitter co-founder Biz Stone's Q&A app Jelly didn't quite blow up …
Nov 17, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Adam Zeis / iMore:
Photo Editor by Aviary updated with creative cloud sync and $200 worth of free effects   —  Aviary has today announced their biggest update since joining forces with Adobe, bring a much improved Photo Editor by Aviary app to Android and iOS.  The photo editing app — which allows users to edit …
Nov 14, 2014, 5:00 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft announces its first non-Nokia Windows phone, the Lumia 535: 5" display, 5MP front camera, 1GB RAM, single/ dual SIM, for $130   —  Microsoft's first Lumia defines Windows Phone's future  —  Microsoft's first Lumia device is being officially unveiled as the Lumia 535 today …
Nov 10, 2014, 11:30 PMIn context
Leo Mirani / Quartz:
How tech firms use language, typography, color to make the web usable for non-English speakers   —  Why you probably won't understand the web of the future  —  This item has been corrected.  —  The giants of the connected world are finally waking up to one of the biggest obstacles …
Nov 9, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Kellex / Droid Life:
Moto 360 in Metal Available Today for $299 - New Bands, Watch Faces, Health Apps Too   —  Motorola just announced (and then pulled) that their Moto 360 watch will be available in metal later today for a price of $299.  They will offer two colors initially - dark and light metal …
Nov 6, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Evelyn Kim / Google LatLong:
Google Maps for iOS and Android revamped with Material Design, restaurant booking through OpenTable, Uber ride estimates   —  Google Maps: Your best accessory this season  —  Bold colors and textures are in—and Google Maps is on trend, with a slick new style to make traveling with Maps even easier.
Nov 5, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog:
Samsung Gear S 3G smartwatch launches Nov. 7 in US, $0 down on T-Mobile and Sprint on 2 year contract   —  Samsung Gear S launching in the US on November 7, carriers begin to reveal pricing  —  Following its international debut at the end of August, the Samsung Gear S will soon be making its way stateside.
Oct 30, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context

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