Tag Archive: Fantastic


  Ever wished there was a way to make Pandora (or iTunes Radio) play little snippets of news, tailored to your tastes, just like it does with music? Free app Swell Radio does just that, and does it perfectly. Dive… Read more ›     

30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the very first Macintosh, and the rest, as they say, is history. If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the beloved Mac, why not grab a pile of LEGO bricks and build your very own Macintosh 128k that happens to double as … Read More

Livescribe 3 Smartpen byLivescribe Category: Works With: Price: From $ 150 Spoiler: Writing with ink on paper is still way better than stabbing at a hard glass screen with a soft rubbery tip. Double spoiler: writing with a ballpoint pen which… Read more ›     

This iOS7-Inspired OS X Redesign Looks Fantastic

0af861b4e06e10f7e756b05fedaa668fEdgar Rios is not only a Photoshop whizz, but also pretty good at imagining the future. Extrapolating from iOS 7, Edgar has come up with what he thinks could be the next version of the Mac OS, and I really, really like it. Usually this kind of thing starts off fine before veering into the […]

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whitespaceWhitespace is an note-taking iPhone app that kind of combines Q Branch’s Vesper with a corkboard concept (only without the actual cork texture — this is the age of iOS 7 after all). It’s slick, it works with pictures, and it’s free (ish). I take as many photo notes with my iPhone as I take […]

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Gentlemen! MacLucky Frame’s fantastic iPad and Android game, Gentlemen!, is now available on the Mac App Store, bringing the delightful Victorian-themed dueling game to the big screen for the first time. We reviewed the game favorably when it released on iPad, enjoying the frenetic gameplay and the whimsical art style. It’s still a go-to app when […]

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20130821ACCN_006_cs1e1_800xIf you’re anything like me, no matter how much evidence has mounted that Apple is indeed planning a gold iPhone 5S, you’ve had a hard time believing it. Gold in a gadget usually turns it into gaudy, undignified bling, more appropriate for a Saudi oil baron or diamond-toothed rapper than, say, the pocket of Jony […]

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Quit Whining: iOS 7′s New Look Is Fantastic!

Seriously: Who doesn’t like this?

You know what I’m hearing a lot of today? “Whine whine whine. Don’t like the icons. This really is kind of a mess.†And this, from our very own chatroom: “It hurts the eyes,†and “The hideousness of this is blowing my mind.â€

It seems that a lot of people don’t like the look of iOS 7. But you know what? I love it. Sure, some  [Read More...]

I have three very good reasons to write this post. One is that the camera lucida is just a kick-ass gadget, the kind of thing that all you creative iOwning folks out there will presumably love. Second, the Kickstarter video which accompanies it is both interesting and educational. And third, I have an idea for a version that will use your iPad and iPhone.

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If you didn’t catch our post the other day about the newest game from living legend Sid Meier, the creator of Civilization and a heap of other ground-breaking games, here’s the nitty-gritty.

Meier’s newest masterpiece is called Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol; it’s a sort of turn-based tabletop miniatures game of whirling World War I dogfights, digitized for an iPad’s (or iPhone’s screen). It’s also partially free, looks amazing and is bound to  [Read More...]