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Apple named the best design team of the past 50 years, a chance to be on Mad Men, and Beyonce named the ideal role model for the Obama girls...Links to start your day with.

Karen Summerson
  • 21 september 2012

 

Calling for more urban space, residents celebrate Park(ing) Day by making parks in their parking spots. ParkingDay

Most young Americans want to vote from their smartphones. Will it happen? VentureBeat

You can get your iPhone 5 early, but it will cost you. Mashable

Designer Quirky introduces a collection of iPhone 5 accessories. Fab

Just how accurate are the iOS 6 maps? Not very. Tumblr

Win this auction and you’ll be on MadMen. CriticalMob

The Sunday Times will celebrate the last ten years of fashion with a satin and style. CreativeReview

Facebook ads bar codes for ads and coupons. TechCrunch

Apple won the award for best design team within the last 50 years. Dezeen

Google is making more money from ads than Facebook. NYTimes

Apple now owns the patent for the universal battery charger. Mashable

McDonalds is now posting all of its calories information for customers. BusinessWeek

Beyoncé is named the perfect role-model for Obama’s daughters. Guardian

 

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