August Smart Lock

Keyless, codeless and completely secure home entry from your phone, designed by Yves Behar

We’ve seen everything from robots that work autonomously to clean your windows, to iPad apps that change your lights’ hue, but the latest home improvement technology to deservingly catch our attention is the August Smart Lock. The most recent project from celebrated designer Yves Béhar, the August Smart Lock’s innovative system means you can ditch those easy to replicate—and lose—keys, and keypad codes, in favor …

Citi Bike App

NYC's city-wide bike share program gets started with a comprehensive app for iPhone and Android

In the past few weeks, NYC-based readers may have noticed clusters of grey columns popping up left and right in nearly every neighborhood in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Those familiar with bike share programs in numerous metropolises around the world will recognize the bays as docking stations for the city’s soon-to-be bike share system. Launching this Memorial Day, 27 May, the Citi Bike program will …

Deko

Create your own abstract patterns with the swipe of a finger

You may never tire of turning on your iOS device to find a picture of your adorable puppy staring back at you, but if you’re interested in creating a less loquacious background try the new app, Deko. Programmed by designers Jaakko Tuomivaara and Johan Halin, whose experimental music app, Kontrol, was included in the MoMA exhibition “Talk To Me,” Deko moves into the visual realm …