Rovio released the first gameplay video of Angry Birds Star Wars. Birds using lightsabers and the force? It seems to change the gameplay principle of the original version a bit. We’ll see how well it fares when it is released on November 8.
Category Archives: iOS
iOS 6 Maps has revealed quite a bit of teething troubles. Apple says the system will improve with use and time. Well, there’s a way to help speed up the process. How? Good ol’ human input can surely play a big part in the solution. MacRumors.com shows what to do when an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch user encounters […]
Apple posted the streaming video of today’s Special Event where it announced the iPhone 5 and new iPod models. You can watch it here. — I’ll update this post when Apple releases a video podcast version of the event. Update: The video is now available as a Podcast on the iTunes Store. You can get it here in different […]
Apple just announced new models of their iPhone and iPod lines. The long rumored iPhone 5 was officially revealed and has a taller screen size, thinner and lighter design, an A6 processor (twice as fast as the previous A5 chip), better camera for low-light situations, LTE broadband and better FaceTime HD front-facing camera. It will be available […]
Lena Dunham (of HBO’s Girls fame) conceived this short for The New Yorker, to announce the launch of their iPhone app. Jon Hamm and Alex Karpovsky joined the party in this funny bit evoking an ‘80s VHS look of a talk show. The app itself is elegant with nice attention to typography and pagination. An interesting […]
Apple has posted a streaming video of the keynote event that took place a few hours ago on its Worldwide Developers Conference at Moscone Center, San Francisco. Apple is getting faster in this video posts. Lots of stuff announced at the keynote. Not time for everything, so the Mac Pro was silently updated on Apple’s official product page.
In a few hours, the Apple keynote will kick-start a week tailored for developers working on Apple’s platforms. It will be the first WWDC keynote after Steve Jobs’ passing. From what we’ve seen, the ‘speakers’ team headed by Tim Cook knows how to deliver a good presentation while keeping Apple’s cultural values in place. Intriguing this year is […]
You just have to read it. App stores for mobile devices have been great for users. And for developers too, for most part. But once in a while there’s another story that sounds like developers are given the ‘talk to the hand’ treatment. Despite the blog post title, this case encompasses both Apple’s App Store as well as […]
Pocket is quite a departure from ‘Read it later’*. New visual identity, new website, new interface design, a promo video — it is more of a scrath-the-past-and-start-over kind of a thing. The dark interface gives way to a more fresh, bright, approach that understands core categories of online content viewing: articles, videos, images. That is a nice improvement as these new […]
Chris Pirillo’s father tries Windows 8 Consumer Preview. It’s difficult to understand a piece of software if there are no visual cues of essential navigation elements. Microsoft has going for them the fact that this is still a beta version, and if they’re paying attention, they’re still on time to do something about it. Apple’s (Mac) OS X Lion also […]