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A few years ago I redecorated my house and experienced first-hand what those in the home dcor industry call the imagination gap: the inability to imagine what new home furnishing will actually look like in your own home. Its a problem that retailers have tried to solve digitally, most commonly with pretty lame first-generation mobile apps that use Augmented Reality (AR).
Stock photo site Shutterstock has been around since 2003 but now the stock photo site gotten an 21s century upgrade. The site now has a built in photo editor that lets you create clever graphics on the fly for social media, sharing, and blogging.
Everyone can recognize greatinterior design. But its much harder to actually design a space and pick out all the items you need to make it look great.
Jeremy Bailey is the creative director of FreshBooks. Ive found that the most valuable design tool in the 21st century is rather old-fashioned: customer feedback.
For end users, an apps user experience is, essentially, the product. No wonder, then, that app developers are investing more heavily in better user experience toolkits.
Gareth Everard is co-founder of Rockwell Razors. The golden age of irrational exuberance on Kickstarter has ended Pebble is shutting down, marking the fall of crowdfundings white knight after a string of other high-profile closures and failures.
Snap Inc.s quest to earn enough money to IPO sees it flip-flopping after pledging not to use creepy ad targeting. Snap will now allow advertisers to use Oracles Data Cloud (formerly Datalogix) third-party data about what users buy offline to target ads on Snapchat, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Bootstrapping London-based startup GigRove is lookingto carve out a niche in thecollaborative consumption space as a matching platform fordigital workers with itchy feet and startups with a spare room and pressing skills need. Which is all very zeitgeisty in these digital nomad/citizen of nowhere times.
A San Diego startup called eSUB Construction Software has raised $5 million in a Series A round led byRevolutionVenturesaccording to President and CEOWendy Rogers. The companys cloud-based project management apps help subcontractors track and get compensated for all the work they do on construction jobs.