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Hands-on review: Phillips Hue starter kit
The set-up was one of the simplest I have ever had to do. It is also where the products shine. I was able to connect the bridge, the three lightbulbs and the strip within 10 min.
Hands-on review: Samsung S22 Ultra
I have been impressed by the functions Samsung packed into this phone. I did actually make one phone call on this phone, in between trying out as many of its other uses that I could pack in.
Dynabook launches new Tecra A40-K and A50-K models
Dynabook has announced two new additions to its Tecra range, with both said to help promote flexible working solutions while also reducing the strain on IT managers.
MAXHUB UC-M40 camera receives a Red Dot Design Award
The leading UCC conferencing and collaboration brand is celebrating a product design recognition for its innovative camera technology, which helps enterprises around the world collaborate effectively.
Hands-on review: Skullcandy Grind and Push Active wireless earbuds
Skullcandy’s earbuds tend to offer a stylish design, comfortable fit, and great audio experience. Do the company’s latest earbuds, the Grind and Push Active models continue to impress?
Appian announces launch of new process mining technology
Set to easily streamline complex processes and also help assist workflow design and automation, the new technology is said to further help businesses address serious workflow bottlenecks faster.
Hands-on review: Nanoleaf Lines
If you have read any of my previous reviews, you would know I am a big fan of Nanoleaf and its products. I have their panels and strips all over my house.
Trends that will shape workspace layouts in 2022
In a post-pandemic world, with many buildings standing empty or only partially filled, what trends can we expect to see in office spaces that will draw people back and ensure maximum occupancy in the office?
Axis Communications' Melbourne HQ wins interior corporate design award
The building, located in Melbourne’s Central Business District, picked up the Silver Award for interior corporate design, as presented by DRIVENxDesign.
Hands-on review: Visme, a graphics design tool for creating awesome content
Visme is the ultimate enabler for those of us who have the desire to create visually stunning presentations but who need a helping hand to make them look truly professional.
Hands-on review: Wacom One graphics tablet
With the current climate encouraging social isolation, I’ve been spending several hours a day searching out and embracing my inner artistic muse.
LiveTiles and Canva announce strategic partnership with global growth on the horizon
The partnership supports the growth plans of both companies and creates new opportunities to drive further revenue and user growth, leveraging the company’s combined active users.
How user-centred design is reshaping cybersecurity
A user-centered design approach starts with users and asking them what they want to gain a deeper understanding of their needs.
Adobe announcements bring a host of Creative Cloud capabilities to mobile devices
On the list are Photoshop on iPad, Fresco on Windows and Adobe Aero for immersive media, along with previews of Adobe Illustrator on iPad and Photoshop Camera.
OPPO's 'waterfall screen' keeps curved smartphone display trend alive
Smartphone maker OPPO has come up with a fancy-sounding name for its new feature: the ‘waterfall screen’.
Zebra wins fifth consecutive Red Dot design award
The ZC100/300 series card printer has been recognised for its user-centred design approach in the Product Design category.
Brother releases ink-free colour label printer
The app-controlled VC-500W label printer with ZINK technology prints labels with customised size, length and design.
Hands-on review: Visme transforms you into a graphical presentation guru
In my teaching days I studied and taught the principles of design. I’m no expert, by any means, and experience has told me that just about every principle you learn is made to be bent or even broken.
To bezel or notch to bezel - the evolution of smartphones
Futuresource Consulting reflects on the smartphone design trends of 2018 and what might be coming through the coming year.
How virtual reality is making people more human-centric
Most people are connected to one device or another throughout the day, and many have speculated that being more connected has made us more alone.
45% of smartphones will use full-screen designs in 2018 - Research
Expect more notches, under-display fingerprint readers and camera integration to apps as bezels begin to fade away.
Insite’s new laptop may be the most versatile PC on the market
This laptop is perfect for both gamers and design professionals...
Max 2017: Adobe Creative Cloud gets a refresh
Some of the applications that received updates and new features include Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro.
Max 2017: Adobe unveils four new apps for Creative Cloud
Adobe says it is the biggest lineup of new creative applications since the launch of creative cloud five years ago.