Tag Archive: Impressive


8 New Visually Impressive “Shot on iPhone” Commercials Now Airing

Apple is running eight new “Shot on iPhone” ads, demonstrating the impressive recording capabilities available with the latest iPhone cameras. The commercials show off various camera effects that are possible with iPhone, including multiple instances of recording slow motion video on iPhone, a time-lapse recording video captured on iPhone, and perhaps even recording 4K video … Read More

Four New “Shot on iPhone 6″ Videos Demonstrate Impressive Camera Features

Following up the original seven movies, Apple has picked four new gorgeous videos for their “Shot on iPhone” video campaign, each of which shows off the cameras rather impressive video capture abilities. A global batch, the videos are shot in Norway, Australia, Netherlands, and the USA, and demonstrate to great effect the fancier effects possible … Read More

No lightsabers were used to carve these impressive Star Wars wax figures

Voltaire was the first. Now Vader is a wax figure. Madame Tussauds has been in the business of meticulously sculpting lifelike models of the famous since 1777. Now, in a gallery far, far away (well, London), the wax museum has… Read more ›

Meizu’s iPhone 5c clone is more impressive than the real thing

If you liked the iPhone 5c’s colorful design but were put off by its tiny screen and aging specifications, then Meizu’s latest smartphone could be right up your street. It’s called the M1 Note, and it looks just like an… Read more ›

How to make impressive time-lapse videos with Hyperlapse

Hyperlapse, the new time-lapse video app from Instagram, is taking the Web by storm. In today’s video, Cult of Mac goes hands-on with the free app to show you exactly how to use it to make incredible videos. We also… Read more ›

Mega-pedal serves up soaring vocal harmonies, impressive guitar effects

I’ve been playing music for coming up on 30 years now, and I’ve tried a ton of music gear. These days, I run a fairly bare-bones setup, with a smaller amp for those close venues, a couple of dual-effect pedals… Read more ›

ProWidgets Is An Impressive Widget Platform For Jailbreakers, But Does It Solve A Problem?

There have been several jailbreak tweaks over the years that have attempted to revolutionize the concept of multitasking in iOS. Few, if any, have come as close as ProWidgets, a new widget framework that’s available in Cydia now. I say… Read more ›     

‘UpWord Notes’: More Impressive Than A List-Making App Ought To Be

I’ve covered a few list-makers before, but this one just replaced Notes as my go-to item tracker. It’s called UpWord Notes, and it is a simple but powerful app that lets you create, manage, and update lists with just a… Read more ›     

This Flappy Bird In A Box Hack Is Way More Impressive Than The Game

The death of Flappy Bird has brought out more ridiculous knock-offs than should be permissible by the standards of the Geneva Convention. It’s gotten so bad Apple and Google decided to ban them, but the one Flappy Bird knock-off we’d… Read more ›     

iOS 7′s Moving Background Is Even More Impressive With Panoramas [Video]

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One of the neat new features of iOS 7 is that the background moves ever so slightly when you tilt your iPhone up and down. The effect makes it look like your pictures are nearly 3D, but if you want to really be impressed, set your iPhone homescreen picture as a panorama and spin around.

Jeff Shin discovered that if you take a panoramic photo and set it as your background, the  [Read More…]