Tag Archive: Virtual


photo1I can think of little more boring than grinding away on a gym treadmill the thump, thump thump of your heavy feet slamming out a soporific beat over the even more mind-numbing whirr of the machine. Running outside is dull enough; running inside must be insufferable. Which is why Steve invented the iPad. For reading […]

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How to Enable & Use the Virtual Keyboard in Mac OS X

The Virtual Keyboard feature of OS X is exactly what it sounds like, it’s a software-based keyboard that can be used as an auxiliary onscreen keyboard to type anything on a Mac. These virtual keys are pressable by clicking on them with a cursor, rather than tapping the physical keys on a hardware keyboard.

Virtual Keyboard in Mac OS X

Enabling this screen keyboard is a little hidden away in system preferences,  [Read More...]

Scapple is a great new app for writers. If you were looking for an app that creates a sheet of paper on your Mac, then this is it. Scapple comes from Literature and Latte, the folks behind the amazing Scrivener, so you know that it has been designed and used by writers.

Set the app to full-screen and you have little emote than a beige sheet of virtual paper and a mouse  [Read More...]

It is often said that Japan is a weird country.

Case in point, can you imagine any other country in which Domino’s Pizza Japanese president Scott Oelkers would make a commercial in which, over the course of a two minute period, he shills a new iPhone app featuring a virtual anime girlfriend named Hatsune Miku who “exists in a software called Vocaloid which enables you to create songs” that Hatsune Miku then sings.

Not that the Domino’s app does any  [Read More...]

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On my Mac and Windows PCs, where I have access to a speedy connection, I have mounted my Box and Dropbox account to act as a local virtual storage. This allows me to seamlessly transfer files between them and my local storage drives with a simple copy & paste, and it makes my cloud storage services much more useful.

On Android, I need to ‘share’ files to the official Dropbox or Box app  [Read More...]

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Infinite Dreams has come a long way since we first discovered their virtual-pottery app, Let’s Create Pottery HD at the App Store in 2010. They’ve since created a smash-hit tower defense game, and unveiled the first touchscreen coin-slot arcade console based off an iOS game.

Now, with the help of 3D printing, they’re turning virtual pottery into the real thing.

Infinite Dreams partnered with custom 3D-printing powerhouse Sculpteo for this one. Simply create  [Read More...]

NBC has sent us a teaser clip from the show’s upcoming interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. The exclusive segment with Brian Williams and Cook will air tonight at 10 P.M. Eastern/ 9 P.M Central on Rock Center.

In the one minute clip, Cook praises the iOS virtual keyboard and admits that he has “ditched physical keyboards” in favor of his iPhone and iPad.

At least part of the interview  [Read More...]

Turn iOS Maps into a Virtual Globe by Zooming Out

View Maps in Globe View

Sometimes looking at a flat map view just isn’t what you’re looking for, but with Apple Maps you can now view the entire world map as a nice round globe too. You’ll need to have Maps view set in either Hybrid or Satellite mode to be able to see the globe view, that can be done by tapping the page curl in the corner then selecting either one,  [Read More...]

I love the iPod Classic. I don’t own one. But I love it all the same and wish it still played an important roll in my life, the way it used to back in 2006. Luckily, the iPod Classic is now alive on your computer.

Inventika Solutions created this virtual iPod Classic that functions just like the real deal. You can play music on it, move your mouse around the click-wheel to  [Read More...]

Concept Is A Slick Virtual Cork Board For The iPad

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Concept is one of the nicest implementations of the virtual corkboard/scrapbook we’ve seen. You can add photos, post-its and index-cards to various “boards,” and rearrange them at will.

It’s a 1.0 release, and as such lacks a few basic niceties (like portrait orientation) but the polish and ease of use make up for it.

 

Open or create a board and tap on it. You can add a new object from the  [Read More...]