Apple Officially Welcomes Beats As It Completes $404M Purchase Of Vivendi/Universal Shares

Screen Shot 2014-08-01 at 9.37.01 AM Apple has a new splash page welcoming Beats to its family, with a declaration expressing excitement that both Beats Music and Beats Electronics have joined the Cupertino-based company. The page includes a brief one-paragraph explainer about why the company was a good fit, and expressing optimism for what the companies can do together in the future. A link on the page, which features a… Read More

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Ezeecube Is A Stackable, All Inclusive Media Center For Your Home

Ezeecube Ezeecube wants to be the all-in-one media hub for your home. You can use it to wirelessly back up photos and other files from all your mobile devices and cameras, while removing duplicates and organizing with its photo management software. It also functions as a home media cloud so you can access your files anywhere, while streaming photos and videos to iOS and Android devices, or Windows and… Read More

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Crave’s Vesper Is A Vibrator That Hides In Plain Sight

Vesper-dark In a market filled with many, many, many sex toys, Crave stands out by making vibrators that are not only elegant and discreet, but also multifunctional. For example, Duet, the first vibe it produced, charges through USB and can also be used as a thumb drive. Now Crave, which raised a $ 2.4 million Series A last year, has released its newest product, Vesper, a small vibrator that also doubles as… Read More

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Meet EVO, San Francisco’s Answer To The Ultimate Urban Utility Bike

EVO Every couple of years, the Oregon Manifest launches a contest designed to surface new ideas in bike design from teams across the country. The project this year has tasked designers from five cities to build what they believe is the “ultimate urban utility bike.”
San Francisco’s entry into the contest is EVO, a collaboration between HUGE Design, 4130 Cycle Works, and PCH… Read More

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