Tag Archive: Inspired


Inspired by Mac Paint, Rogue Invader mixes retro art with modern gameplay

Rogue Invader, an upcoming shooter from Squishy Games, looks like a massive HyperCard stack come to glorious motion. Currently on Kickstarter to fund the last bit of development on the rogue-like sci-fi title, Rogue Invader is the brainchild of founder Nathan Rees, who’s been making games ever since he discovered the joys of Mac Paint […][Read More…]

My awful life inspired Law & Order, Gamergate dev says

SAN FRANCISCO — Game developer Brianna Wu’s life became the inspiration for an episode of the hit cop show, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. While she was kinda flattered, she wasn’t entirely pleased. To get Law & Order: SVU‘s…Read more ›

How a biomedical expert inspired Apple to create ResearchKit

Apple’s new open source platform, ResearchKit, could change our lives more than Apple Watch, and according to a report from Fusion detailing the inside story of ResearchKit, Apple may have got some outside inspiration for the project. A lecture given…Read more ›

Enjoy a “Spring Forward” Wallpaper Inspired by Upcoming Apple Event

The invitation for the upcoming Apple Spring Forward event features an aesthetically pleasing image as the background, which happens to make a great wallpaper for your Mac and iOS devices too. If you’re feeling creative, you can get the original image sized at 2560×812 below and make something of it yourself, otherwise the large 3384×3384 … Read More

Kanye West on why he’s inspired by Jony Ive(s)

  Zane Lowe, BBC DJ and future Apple employee, sat down with Kanye West today to talk about a number of subjects, including what his amazingly innovative company will look like when it hits his projected $ 1 trillion valuation. Kayne…Read more ›

Enjoy a “Spring Forward” Wallpaper Inspired by Upcoming Apple Event

The invitation for the upcoming Apple Spring Forward event features an aesthetically pleasing image as the background, which happens to make a great wallpaper for your Mac and iOS devices too. If you’re feeling creative, you can get the original image sized at 2560×812 below and make something of it yourself, otherwise the large 3384×3384 … Read More

Jony Ive was inspired by Apollo program to make a spacesuit

When you’ve designed some of the most successful consumer electronics in modern history, where else can you look but up? One of the many interesting tidbits in The New Yorker’s 17,000-word profile of Jony Ive surrounds his fascination with the…Read more ›

Mac Setup: a Vintage Inspired Workstation

We’re sharing the fun vintage inspired Mac setup of Ryan N., who has everything from Macs of days gone by to other assorted components of yesteryear like a rotary phone and a rusty old Route 66 sign. Let’s jump in to learn a bit more about this great workstation: What hardware makes up your Mac … Read More

The smart detective who inspired today’s smartwatch

I have no plans to buy a smartwatch at the moment, but when I do, I already know the first command to give it. I’m going to make my jaw as square as possible, activate the phone for my first…Read more ›

Inspired by The Hobbit, this DIY sword glows when it’s near open Wi-Fi networks

Never able to find an open Wi-Fi signal when you need one? Maybe you should carry around this sword. Modeled after Frodo’s weapon in The Lord of the Rings, it glows when it’s within range of open Wi-Fi. The blade…Read more ›