Tag Archive: Story


TSOLife is a place where your story can live long after you do

David Sawyer knows two very interesting things about his grandfather: he ran track fast enough to qualify for the Olympics and he once saved two men drowning at sea while working on a lobster boat. But the details that would make those two events precious stories for generations to come were never shared. When Sawyer’s […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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The inside story on Jobs and Woz’s illegal phone phreaking

Prior to founding a tiny little company called Apple, Steves Jobs and Wozniak were “phone phreakers” — selling illegal blue boxes to help people make free long-distance phone calls. While both quickly turned their back on their law-breaking ways, Jobs noted that, “If we hadn’t made those little blue boxes, there might never have been […]

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The unbelievable true story of Farty Troll‘s struggle to release

Apple has a history of blasting fart apps from its App Store. But when is a fart just a fart, and when is it art? Scott Kurtz, artist and writer of popular webcomic PvP, and his business partner Cory Casoni… Read more ›

Minecraft: Story Mode stars two Goonies and a Pee-Wee

Minecraft has always let you tell your own story with it’s open-world sandbox game. You can dig, build, fight zombies, and even explore amazing worlds built by other Minecraft fans and find your own way to play. Now, though, Telltale… Read more ›

Want to make your own Toy Story?

Steve Jobs was, of course, formative to developing the software for the Mac, iPhone and iPad, but he was also formative to the development of another company and its software: Pixar, the computer animation studio behind Toy Story, Ratatouille, Up… Read more ›

Want to make your own ‘Toy Story’?

Steve Jobs was, of course, formative to developing the software for the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, but he was also formative to the development of another company and its software: Pixar, the computer animation studio behind Toy Story, Ratatouille, Up… Read more ›

Apple gives the boot to dev who (allegedly) fabricated cancer story

An Australian indie developer flown out to Cupertino by Apple to work on an Apple Watch app, alongside giants such as Twitter and BMW, has come under fire for reportedly falsifying a story about suffering from terminal cancer. Created by… Read more ›

Apple engineer reveals the true story behind the MacBook design process

The new MacBook is the biggest revolution the MacBook line has seen in a decade, yet it’s not with out its haters. A mobile processor. One USB-C port. A 480p front camera. And a $ 1299 price tag. “Just who the… Read more ›

The inside story of Apple’s amazing Hangzhou Store mural

Apple’s stunning new store in Hangzhou China is drawing raves, even though no one has seen what it’ll actually look like. The outside of the store has been covered with a giant Apple Store sized mural during construction, only instead… Read more ›

Craft adventures with new Minecraft: Story mode

Grab your diamond pickaxe and get ready to delve once more into massively successful indie-hit Minecraft, only this time, it’ll be within an episodic, story-based game from Telltale Games, purveyor of such fine episodic video game content as The Walking… Read more ›