It’s always refreshing to see the past. The 80’s were a darling decade and I remember growing up to the days when computers were starting to go mainstream and IT products were trying their darn best to market themselves into the mainstream. Open a box of any Apple product today and consider yourself lucky to […]
Archives for 2011
Anyone who has used a tablet will be familiar with the security feature where you have to swipe the touchscreen in order to unlock the tablet. It may be an ubiquitous part of tablets but there’s a deeper story behind it – a patent battle that Apple has recently won. The patent for unlocking a […]
Even if you’re (understandably) suffering from “Jobs fatigue,” I still strongly recommend setting your DVR for PBS tonight, because PBS’ Jobs documentaryÂ promises to show you a number of fascinating insights about the man you’ve likely never seen or heard before.
I’d never heard that the Jobs family opened its Palo Alto home to trick-or-treaters on Halloween night every year, but not only is it true, but his family has continued the tradition this year — even though public interest in the family was higher than ever.
Ever get the feeling you’re being watched by someone? At Bookshop Santa Cruz, that someone is Steve Jobs. The Walter Isaacson biography keeps popping up in unexpected places all over the store, spying on patrons and employees.
This week: 16 brand-spanking-new apps! Games, interactive books, music, a unique alarm clock, one of the most popular board games of all time comes to the iPad, and everybody’s favorite: zombies!
Apple made some huge changes to Mail with the release of OS X Lion. Some of its lesser-known features can make your life a lot easier, but you may not know they’re there. Here’s one of my favorites.
The iPad: it’s sleek, it’s hip, it’s awesome. But is it fashion? One startup hopes to make clothes for computers and tablets as popular as Gap or Abercrombie.
Every year we try to find ways to spook our friends and this time I cracked it with HauntedFace Lite and ZombieBooth Lite for the iPhone. Yeah sadly no universal version yet but it works fine on the iPad. The app is similar to Photo Booth effects but turns your face into a horrendous mistake […]
Apple gave Siri a lot more than intelligence — she has a sense of humor, too. iPhone 4S users have been asking Siri all sorts of esoteric questions, and Siri’s not shy about showing off her sarcastic side, as you can see from these Siri answers collected from around the web.