Apparently the OLPC cemented the colors green and white as the color scheme of choice for the education market, because now the new Logitech Wired Keyboard for iPad is similarly hued.
I have no problem with that: the combo is so ugly that it’ll seriously diminish the resale value should light-fingered pupils decide to earn a little extra pocket money.
Apart from its green’n’whiteness, the new Logitech is unusual in other ways. First [Read More...]
Not only are Apple Stores some of the most popular retail stores on the planet, they’re also the most successful. This year Apple Stores have continued to outpace the entire industry, and as a result Apple is now making more money per visitor than ever before.
According to some analysis by Horace Dediu at Asymco, last quarter the number of Apple Store visitors grew 7%, and as a result Apple [Read More...]
Crescent Moon Games, known for its quality iOS gaming work (Aralon: Sword and Shadow, Dig!), has just released it’s well-regarded iOS game, Ravensword: Shadowlands, for Mac OS X.
Apple gave Ravensword: Shadowlands the Editor’s Choice designation for the iPad version, which can still be purchased for $ 7 on the iTunes App Store. The Mac OS X Version, enhanced with graphical upgrades like realtime shadows, bloom effects, and high resolution textures [Read More...]
I know what you’re asking: Yet another activity tracker? ButÂ LIT tracker from NZN Labs has a big secret ingredient that most others don’t â€” and that special ingredient makes it perfect for action sports like snowboarding, surfing and mountain biking.
I suppose it’s not actually a secret â€” or if it is, it’s not a very good one. In any case, here’s the deal:
Most activity trackers â€” for instance, [Read More...]
Gameloft has made Gangstar Rio: City of SaintsÂ andÂ N.O.V.A. 3,Â two of its high-end mobile games, free for a limited time on iOS. Both titles are universal releases that can be played on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and they’re usually priced at $ 4.99 and $ 6.99 respectively â€” saving you $ 11.98.
Gangstar Rio: City of SaintsÂ is the latest title in theÂ GangstarÂ series, which is Gameloft’s answer toÂ Grand Theft Auto.Â Set in Rio de [Read More...]
The security features built into Apple’s iOS software are so good that the police are unable to gain access to defendant’s iPhones when they need to. Apple itself is able to bypass the security software and decrypt locked devices â€” and it do so when the police request it. But the company has so many requests that it has to add police to a lengthy waiting list.
CNET learned of this waiting [Read More...]
Netflix is one of the greatest tools ever invented for absolutely destroying your weekend with laziness. All you got to do is pull up one of your favorite TV series and watch the entire thing in one glorious weekend of binge TV viewing.
A new update for the Netflix iOS app just hit the App Store and it’s going to make binging even easier, thanks to to the added “post-play” feature that [Read More...]
Process, the step-based photo-editing app for the iPad, has gotten bumped to version 4.0. With that update come live, almost full-res previews, blend mode support and â€“ supposedly â€“ less crashes.
First, if you want this app and don’t already own it, go buy it now. Process is currently on sale for $ 3 instead of the usual $ 15.
Process works by letting you add various “processes” to your image, stacking them [Read More...]
You already have a connected scale for tweeting your weight. You might also have a baby scale to do the same, (only for the baby). Now you can get a smart scale for dinner. Not to eat for your dinner–to weigh your dinner. Or breakfast. You know what I mean.
The Smart Food Scale is a Kickstarter project and comes from Chef Sleeve, the folks behind the Chef Sleeve, the ultimate wipe-clean iPad prophylactic.