Gadgets

Soundary Cycle: bags designed for nomadic cyclists

Today on the blog, we are welcoming Angèle Radjagobal, founder of Soundary Cycle.   As more and more people choose to ride their bike, cities adapt their infrastructures. As a matter of fact, “the number of car drivers in London fell from 137,000 in 2000 to 64,000 in 2014, while those of cyclists trebled from 12,000 to 36,000 over the same period” (Copyright : BBC). Let’s discover together our newly incubated start-up that develops leather goods and accessories for cyclists.…

Gadgets

mangooID reinvests customer experience via dematerialized receipts

Today, we meet Charlie, founder and CEO of MangooID, who shares with us his vision of retail, e-commerce and entrepreneurship.   What’s the mangooID concept ? mangooID provides retailers with a solution that allows them to identify their customers in store, and interact with them right after their purchase via a dematerialized receipt. Receipts are sent via e-mail and are met with a quite good appreciation as they facilitate exchanges, returns, guarantees and also save paper. Those emails have a 60% reading…

Gadgets

Personalized beauty with Wired Beauty

Today we meet Stanislas, founder and CEO of Wired Beauty. He shares with us his approach on beauty, data, skincare and health routines. What is the concept behind Wired Beauty? Wired Beauty’s mission is to contribute further to the customization of dermocosmetic products and routines. Our stance is that in order to better adapt these solutions, you have to get to know your hair and skin better… We are developing the tools needed for consumers to access this information in…

Gadgets

L’Armoire à Beauté: the beauty phygital retailer that loves beauty consumers

Today we meet Aurore, founder and CEO of L’Armoire à Beauté. She shares with her signature wit her views on cosmetics, big brands and their relationship with their consumers, organic products, beauty shopping and… French pop (and tattooed) artists! Aurore, the founder What is the L’Armoire à Beauté concept? L’Armoire à Beauté is the corner that gathers the best new cosmetics and lifestyle brands in pharmacies. We stay on top of new trends via our seasonal model, and our range…

Gadgets

Supervan, a new way to deliver voluminous items

Meet Guillaume, founder and CEO of Supervan. Find out what he thinks about big ol’ couches, transportation, and that the future… is tomorrow! Guillaume, the founder What is the Supervan concept? Supervan is an on-demand transportation for sizeable objects. In less than an hour, there is a van and a driver waiting for you on your doorstep. Just as easy as ordering an Uber! We cater to professionals as an externalized delivery service, but also to individuals who use Supervan…

Gadgets

Urban Circus, useful fashion for road safety

Today we welcome Henri and Quentin, co-founders of Urban Circus. Find out what they have to say about security, useful fashion, urban jungles and… frozen toes! POP Collection live now on Kickstarter !  What’s the Urban Circus concept? To turn upside down, to transgress, these are the ideas behind Urban Circus. Urban Circus reinvents the future of fashion: more high-tech, useful and above all flashy. Everything started with the idea to reinvent the yellow safety vests. Today, we came up with…

Gadgets

Is tech an opportunity for a more inclusive beauty industry?

Big sensation in the beauty and business worlds: TIME magazine named Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty brand one of the 25 best inventions of 2017, two months only after its launch. Reason enough for major brands to launch more inclusive ad campaigns. Why was it all that? The brand offered foundations for all skin tones. Criticized for its lack of representation, the (mainstream) beauty industry also had a product-range width problem. Traditionnally offered shades range from very light to medium, providing a…

Science

If you like ranting on Twitter, a new tweetstorm function is your dream come true

Sometimes, 140 characters is not enough. Twitter is reportedly secretly testing out a new feature in Android that lets users publish a string of tweets all in one go, according to a report by The Next Web. A user under the alias Devesh Logendran reportedly shared screenshots showing the tweetstorm feature with Matt Navarra of The Next Web, who added that the feature was still hidden and “not live yet.” WOAH! Twitter has a hidden tweet storm feature! h/t Devesh Logendran pic.twitter.com/QpDLhKnAZZ —…

Smartphones

If you like ranting on Twitter, a new tweetstorm function is your dream come true

Sometimes, 140 characters is not enough. Twitter is reportedly secretly testing out a new feature in Android that lets users publish a string of tweets all in one go, according to a report by The Next Web. A user under the alias Devesh Logendran reportedly shared screenshots showing the tweetstorm feature with Matt Navarra of The Next Web, who added that the feature was still hidden and “not live yet.” WOAH! Twitter has a hidden tweet storm feature! h/t Devesh Logendran pic.twitter.com/QpDLhKnAZZ —…

Software

How to deactivate Twitter: Here’s how to close your Twitter account for good

Tired of Twitter and the endless barrage of bad news/misogynistic trolls/alt-right bigots (delete as appropriate)? Deactivating your Twitter account is one sure-fire way to get away from the nonsense being spouted on the 140-character stream of consciousness that is Twitter. Thankfully, deactivating your Twitter account is actually wonderfully straightforward. It’ll only take you a couple of minutes to do and it can be done on mobile as well as online. There are a few things you should know before you…

Software

Twitter tweaks its design again in an attempt to woo newcomers

In an effort to better cater to newcomers, Twitter once again is redesigning its app across mobile, desktop and the web. The revamp isn’t a radical departure from its prior look-and-feel or user experience – unlike when it introduced its own stories-like feature called Moments, for example, or when began reordering the tweets in your timeline. Instead, the update involves a series of smaller tweaks to things like where your settings are located, the typography used, the shape of its…

Science

Twitter tweaks its design again in an attempt to woo newcomers

In an effort to better cater to newcomers, Twitter once again is redesigning its app across mobile, desktop and the web. The revamp isn’t a radical departure from its prior look-and-feel or user experience – unlike when it introduced its own stories-like feature called Moments, for example, or when began reordering the tweets in your timeline. Instead, the update involves a series of smaller tweaks to things like where your settings are located, the typography used, the shape of its…