Um, what the hell happened to mixel? An original, fun and highly sticky app for iPad has become something very, very different. It has gone from this: to this: The original mixel was a joy to use, to play with, to remix. The new version, the ‘just add pictures’ version? Rubbish. Khoi explains that there [...]
I’m on fire right now, here’s two screen shots of the new 1.1 version of Bright Hearts that I’ve been cooking up for George, from this side of the world: Created with love on an iPad.
I really like iCloud. It syncs my contacts, my apps, my photos and more, all without really asking for much in return. But there’s one area where iCloud falls over repeatedly – and it’s an unacceptable failure for a service which (at face value) looks like yet another move by Apple to dislodge the MS [...]
Shawn on the “iPad-as-PC” debate, piecing together the views both for and against, concluding with a resounding “Yay”; Yay Matthew Panzarino: Look, tablets are PCs, get over it. Andy Faust: It’s replacing people’s needs for traditional computing environments in the home and office, and people are buying it in record numbers. Wikipedia (from the definition [...]
I’ve noticed this strange quirk happening lately, most noticeably when I’m on my laptop at work. I’ll glance up at the laptop screen, spot a link in a web page (perhaps one I’ve launched using a keyboard shortcut), and reach up to touch it. Not reach for the mouse, not reach for the trackpad (which [...]
Horace brings the goods, yet again. Here he is, documenting what he calls the rise and fall of personal computing: Stunning.
Marco posted this about a month ago — it’s a pretty decent take-down of the Amazon kindle fire vs iPad 2 comparison chart Amazon put up to promote the fire. Price $199 $300 less than iPad 2 $499 Volume Buttons No Yes Stability Needs Improvement Very Stable Home Screen Frustrating That was a small swipe. Did [...]
Beth on Brushes from Fraser Speirs on Vimeo. I wasn’t too impressed by this, until I heard Beth saying things like.. “daddy, how do you get…” Just incredible. This child is only 4 1/2 years old, making fine detail tracing work on an iPad, using swipe, pinch, tap and a combination of those. Phenomenal. Where [...]
I love this. A bunch of crazy finnish guys who love music and want to make the world more musical, have created a new ipad app called wildchords. It’s a game that makes learning guitar fun, and addictive. It walks you through a number of guitar exercises and helps you learn. It’s aimed at would be [...]