As part of its Material Design project, Google has published a set of lovely icons, designed for use in mobile apps or whatever else you fancy using them for. And they’re free!
Just published to Github, there are 750 of the neatly designed icons. They’ll fit nicely in Android, but you could use the for anything, really. They’re available under a CC-BY-SA Creative Commons license, so you can do whatever you want with them. [Github via Kottke]
You don’t have to excel at Excel to make the most of the spreadsheet app. Download free templates to use Microsoft’s program to manage your schedules, budget your money and much more.
Vertex42’s list of free templates ranges from weekly planners and wedding checklists to monthly budgets and chore charts. All the templates work for Excel, and several are also available for OpenOffice Calc and Google Sheets. It’s just what you need to be a spreadsheet ninja.
American fashion icon Oscar de la Renta died Monday at his home in Kent, Connecticut, after battling cancer. He was 82 years old
A native of the Dominican Republic who studied at fashion houses in Madrid, Paris and New York, de la Renta had been one of fashion’s most successful designers for decades. His elegant designs were regularly worn by celebrities on red carpets and multiple first ladies of the United States
Apple released iOS 8.1 today, and with it comes the ability to use Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. We decided to try it out by going to two nearby businesses that already accept Apple’s NFC-powered mobile payments: Walgreens and McDonald’s. Read More