Netflix's Updated iOS App Comes With a Shiny, New Intuitive Design

While it may not be quite the total overhaul some were hoping for, Netflix has just released a not-quite-major but definitely more convenient update to its iOS app. » 4/22/13 12:21pm 4/22/13 12:21pm

How Spotify Got Itself a New Logo

It's not uncommon for a company to redesign its logo over the years (or decades) but for a startup like Spotify who hasn't been around that long (compared to Microsoft, for instance), it was rather unusual to see the streaming music service ditch its quirky logo for something simpler last month. And with the new… » 4/19/13 3:20pm 4/19/13 3:20pm

A Quick Look at Google Play's Android Overhaul

Today, Google started rolling out a beautiful redesign of the Google Play Android app. The new app isn't just a dark-to-light transition—it's faster and easier to use than ever. » 4/09/13 1:54pm 4/09/13 1:54pm

Not Safe For YouTube: How Google Draws the Line Between Porn and Art…

Last weekend, YouTube yanked a popular music video from Robin Thicke, which featured a number of topless models prancing to the rather upbeat track. The video for "Blurred Lines" had garnered more than one million views before it was found to be in violation of the video sharing service's community guidelines… » 4/08/13 2:19pm 4/08/13 2:19pm

A Closer Look at Twitter's Wonderful Android Redesign

Twitter just overhauled the look and feel of its Android app from what felt like a clunky afterthought into something slick and lovely. Move the slider in the image above back and forth to see a before and after comparison of the design. When the slider is on the right side, you're looking at the new design. » 4/03/13 4:08pm 4/03/13 4:08pm

Pepsi's Plastic Bottle Design Gets Its First Redesign Since 1997

Pepsi has redesigned the shape of its 16-ounce and 20-ounce plastic bottles for the first time in 16 years. Move the arrows on the slider above back and forth to see the a before and after comparison. » 3/22/13 12:59pm 3/22/13 12:59pm

The Battleship That Took Over Union Square

During World War I, a 200-foot battleship complete with armaments appeared right in the middle of Union Square. It was a massive presence, taking up almost the entire stretch of public ground for three long years. But how did it get there? And where did it go? » 3/06/13 3:20pm 3/06/13 3:20pm