Archive for September, 2012


The Banned iPhone 5 Promo Video Apple Never Released [Video]

Every promotional video Apple releases is oozing with ridiculous hype and self-importance. They’re beautiful and annoying at the same time. And as soon as Apple announces a new product you can be sure that 137 different parody videos will hit �YouTube the very next day

Most of the Apple parody videos rehash the same old jokes.�Are they still funny anymore? I don’t know. But the guys at JLE have been making Apple  [Read More…]

Check Out This Rapidly Growing Real Time List Of iPhone 5 Compatible iOS Apps

Now with more pixels!

So you want to know what apps will best take advantage of your new iPhone 5 when you get it in your hot little hands this coming Friday? One way is to start searching AppShopper using a search string that includes “iPhone 5.” This will net you a real-time list of all the apps currently in the app store that have the text string in their “What’s New”  [Read More…]

Gameplay For Rovios Bad Piggies Exposed In Latest Teaser Trailer

It looks like those little green hamlets have been filling their noggins with all sorts of engineering tidbits. Armed with nothing more than a few spare parts and ingenuity, these Bad Piggies are set to take off and conquer Android, iOS, PC and Mac come September 27. Rovio has teased us once or twice already, but this is the first time we get to see the actual gameplay of this upcoming Angry  [Read More…]

Formerly Free Mint QuickView Financial App For Mac Is Now Five Bucks

Time to charge a little more than Free.

Mint.com, the slick and extremely useful financial tracking website, also has iOS and OS X apps to natively keep an eye on your finances. The Mac app came out in early July of this year, and was updated to version 2.0 at the end of August. Today, however, it has gone from being a free app to asking for a cool $ 4.99.

Mint.com,  [Read More…]

Gameplay For Rovios Bad Piggies Exposed In Latest Teaser Trailer

It looks like those little green hamlets have been filling their noggins with all sorts of engineering tidbits. Armed with nothing more than a few spare parts and ingenuity, these Bad Piggies are set to take off and conquer Android, iOS, PC and Mac come September 27. Rovio has teased us once or twice already, but this is the first time we get to see the actual gameplay of this upcoming Angry  [Read More…]

Square Valued at 3.25 Billion, Raises $200 Million In Latest Round Of Funding, Is Also Ready To Take Over The World

Making more money than with just your credit card transaction fees.

Closing its fourth round of funding, the mobile credit card processing company just raised $ 200 million, making it worth a staggeringly large $ 3.25 billion. The company, built by Jack Dorsey of Twitter fame, allows anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or other compatible mobile device, to accept credit cards. Square is widely seen as the industry leader in the mobile  [Read More…]

Does This Video Prove Apple Could Sell You Anything?

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Jony Ive is always so damn beautiful in every Apple product video. His gorgeous british accent just washes over my eardrums and magically hypnotizes me into buying whatever product Apple is pushing. Like, dude could sell me a mason jar of horse fat mixed with dead�butterflies�and pig’s blood and as long as Apple made a pretty video explaining why they made it, then I would be all about it.

To prove that point, Buzzfeed FWD mashed up Jony’s  [Read More…]

Fabric Horse Waxed Canvas iPad Cases

Fabric Horse, the Philadelphia-based utility-wear company, has gotten around to making this sweet waxed-canvas iPad case.

It’s finally here! iPad case made with waxed canvas, lined with neoprene. Front pocket for a cord, important papers, or a small book. Velcro closure.

Fits iPad, iPad2 with or without Apple Smart Cover.

Fabric Horse is my favorite maker of bike-related (and other-related) gear-carrying accessories. I still use a neat U-lock holster which lets me wear my Kryptonite Evolution  [Read More…]

Summon a Spelling & Grammar Check Tool in Mac OS X with a Keyboard Shortcut

Spelling and Grammar Check in Mac OS X

Mac OS X includes a powerful built-in spelling and grammar tool that runs automatically when you type in many apps, but a separate panel can be summoned from just about any text entry point or app that provides additional support for the feature. To bring up the “Spelling and Grammar” panel in a compatible Mac app, just use the keyboard shortcut Command+Shift+: (yes, colon/semi-colon).

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iPhone 5 Cases Available From Incase, Otterbox, Incipio, And Others [Roundup]

Pre-ordered an iPhone 5? Plan on buying one soon? Time to shop for some cases.

Apple unveiled the iPhone 5 to the world this past Wednesday. Besides the privileged few, most third-party case/accessory makers saw the iPhone 5′s final design at the same time as everyone else: during Apple’s media event. Apple’s thick veil of secrecy hasn’t kept case manufacturers from getting ready, however. Rumors and part leaks predicted the iPhone 5′s  [Read More…]