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: iPod
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 […]
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 […]
The new 1080p iTunes video files show better quality overall than 720p ones and not that much increase in file size, despite increased compression. This is due to improved decoding in Apple’s latest chips. From the Ars Technica article: This means that the increased 1080p resolution breaks compatibility with everything older than the iPhone 4S anyway, […]
A nice animated short featuring Om Nom from ZeptoLab’s ‘Cut The Rope’. The game is one of those quality titles that best embodies the spirit of touch interfaces on mobile devices. ‘Cut The Rope’ games are original addictive puzzles with great quality art direction and animation.
Yours truly speaking about Steve Jobs, Design and Apple’s modus operandi in Zwamecast #111, a podcast from Zwame, the largest independent portuguese site/forum about technology in Portugal. Sorry international readers, this one is in portuguese only. By the way, in the podcast I’m referred to as @el_extranjero, my twitter handle.
Apple has just posted the streaming video of today’s Apple Special Event. Watch it here. The video requires Safari 4 or 5 on Mac OS X Snow Leopard or Lion, Safari on iOS 3 or later, or QuickTime 7 on Windows. Update: Apple has released the video as a podcast.