Report: Android's Material Design Will Take A Rolling Pin To Play Store

When Google introduced its Material Design manifesto to the world at I/O, it was made clear that it was only a matter of time before flat design took over the entire Googleverse — starting, it would seem, with the Play Store.


Qatar's $US45 Billion Plan To Build A Brand New City For The World Cup

Qatar, the 2022 host of the World Cup, is not a large country, with a population just over 2.1 million. So to prepare for the millions who’ll descend on the country eight years from now, it’s going to great lengths — including building an entire new city from scratch.



Google Is Testing Drones That Could Bring The Internet To Remote Lands

Man, Google really is all in on drones. After testing delivery drones as a part of its Project Wing program, the company has now asked the FCC for permission to test drones that could eventually be used to deliver internet access to remote areas of the planet.


7 Up Used To Contain Lithium

Yesterday, The New York Times published a provocative opinion piece by a Cornell medical school professor that argued for adding lithium to our drinking water. It’s an interesting idea! It is not, however, a new one. In fact, one of our favourite soft drinks used to contain the mood stabilising element.


Tim Cook Says Apple Has Never Shared Data: "You're Not Our Product"

As part of Apple’s ongoing glasnost campaign, Tim Cook was on Charlie Rose last Friday. Part two airs tonight, and it looks like it will be a lot meatier, just based on the clip released today: Cook will apparently talk more about the role of privacy at Apple, including their choice not to release or mine user metadata.




Publisher Accidentally Puts Porn Star On Maths Textbook (NSFW)

Lazy Googling strikes again! A Thai textbook publisher had to recall 3000 copies of a maths textbook after it was discovered that one of the photos on the book’s cover came from a porn movie. Won’t somebody please think of the children?


Tim Cook Talks iCloud Hack, iPhone 6 And More With Charlie Rose

Last night, Charlie Rose aired the first half of his two-part interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. It was a wide-ranging conversation covering Apple’s current products and problems, the future of the company and (of course) the loss of Steve Jobs. Here are the most important tidbits you might have missed.


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