Tag Archive: Made


What if Apple made a lightsaber?

In his breathtaking profile of Jony Ive in the latest issue of The New Yorker, Ian Parker drops a bombshell. You know that crossguard lightsaber in J.J. Abrams’s new Star Wars movie? The spitty, rough-around-the-edges one seen in the latest… Read more ›

John Hayward-Mayhew is one of the most prolific iOS developers ever to peddle a blackjack game. Over the past four years, the 25-year-old entrepreneur flooded the App Store with an astonishing 600 separate apps — everything from endless runners such… Read more ›

It would have been hard to don a Xybernaut Poma wearable PC in 2002 without uttering the phrase, “Resistance is futile.” What was arguably the first wearable computer had the look of a Borg, a cybernetic villain from Star Trek:… Read more ›

How Apple would have made Google Glass a success

Now that Google has pulled Glass off the market, for the time being at least, we’re left with a handful of questions that can’t be easily answered — even by a face-mounted computer. Questions like, “What went wrong?” And, “What… Read more ›

You’ve got to hand it to Sir Jonathan Ive: Apple’s head of design knows how to scare the competition. Wearables at CES were a huge disappointment, and there was a palpable sense that everyone was just waiting for the Apple Watch… Read more ›

Dillon Markey animates one of the hottest Adult Swim programs on television, Robot Chicken. Better yet, he uses an old Nintendo Power Glove to do it. The Emmy-winning show consists of short sequences of stop-motion animation using action figures of… Read more ›

We’re just one week into 2015, and already the App Store is setting new sales records. Apple today announced that during the first week of January alone, customers around the world spent almost half a billion dollars on apps and… Read more ›

Instagram and Apple Watch: a match made in heaven

The first wave of Apple Watch app will probably be pretty limited in functionality, but even with the WatchKit restrictions Apple has in place, the design gurus at JBSLabs have created an Instagram for Apple Watch concept that we can… Read more ›

There are a lot of would-be game designers out there who never make their games a reality because they don’t have the artistic chops to make the graphic assets their game depends on. But not being able to draw didn’t… Read more ›