I don’t know if you’ve read Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, but I have to admit I never finished the book. It’s not about how bad or good the book is, really. I just cannot find the time to finish it. This month, another book on Apple and Steve Jobs (somehow he’s still in the mix) […]
In case you haven’t read it yet, author Leander Kahney has pulled off a Walter Isaacson with his book “Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products”. Scratch that – he might have done a better job. Source Published last year, the book may not have raised as much hype as the Steve Jobs book, but […]
Have you ever wondered how Apple does it? How they make such amazing products with incredible attention to detail and utmost secrecy? Adam Lashinsky’s Inside Apple blows the lid off, explaining everything about Apple that they don’t want you to know.
It’s magical the way that Moonbot Studios, creators of The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore, imbue brilliant creativity and pure joy into everything they create. I have no idea how they do it, but I hope they never stop. Numberlys is a perfect melding of their glorious animation and the inventive ways they make […]
Apple believes that Mac OS X Lion is the easiest-to-use version of Mac OS ever, so they opted not to create a user manual. Having brought OS X more in line with the intuitive user interface of iOS on the iPad, the theory was that users would already know what to do with Lion, and […]
Everybody knows that Steve Jobs had a proclivity for answering the emails of those who managed to figure out what his email address was. His answers were favored brevity, but there was something special about knowing that THE Steve Jobs had read your email and replied to it.
Confession time: I’m a serious space junkie. Since I was a kid, I’ve loved everything about the space program. So try as I might to keep my review of this interactive book objective, I can’t deny that this is a subject very near to my heart.
Being fascinated by all aspects of the creative process,Â I’m a total sucker for movie making-of books. And boy, is this one a doozy. Covering numerous aspects of the production of films 1 through 7 (along with a hint of 8), Harry Potter Film Wizardry was one I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into.
Al Gore’s been getting a lot of headlines lately for his new book app about environmental issues, Our Choice. It’s an interactive app that’s also a readable book, and it has all sorts of built-in activities and enhancements to its print counterpart. And it’s being called a must-have, if only for its innovation. But it’s […]
We’ve talked before about the concept of hiding your iPad in a book, and there are plenty of examples out there of iPad book cases that you can buy for varying prices. Here’s the latest version that I’ve found, and it’s called the Pohutukawa edition, case #3. For $60, it can be yours, and it’ll […]