Tag Archive: Writer

Popular iOS and Mac app iA Writer launches on Android

iOS developers are constantly spitting on Android. But that’s not necessarily the way it should be. The developers behind iA Writer, one of the most beautiful distraction-free writing apps for iOS and Mac, have just ported their app to Android.…Read more ›

At last, Wonder Woman lassos another female writer

For a comic book character that’s been around since 1941, it’s surprising how few women (five) have written DC Comic’s biggest female protagonist. The character is as least as popular and visible as DC’s other superstars, Batman and Superman, but…Read more ›

Boba Fett Star Wars movie will be written by Mac & iPad game writer

Disney has announced the screenwriter-director combo who will helm the new Star Wars standalone film. The writer will be Gary Whitta, a tech nerd turned screenwriter who has written the dialogue to some of the best adventure games on the…Read more ›

Writer Pro: The Ultimate Writing Tool For Mac, iPad And iPhone Is Here

In the world of minimalist text editors that do geeky things like support Markdown, iA Writer is one of the best. Made by Information Architects in Tokyo, the app has sold over 1,000,000 copies in the App Store since its release in…Read more ›    [Read More…]

New Yorker Writer Susan Orlean Threatened Divorce To Convert Her Husband To Mac [Macworld / iWorld 2012]

SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD / iWORLD 2012 Talking on stage about her love of technology and gadgets, New Yorker writer Susan Orlean rhapsodized her iPad, and told how she converted her husband to Apple technology. A self-confessed geek, Orlean told how the iPad solved all the problems she had with working and traveling with technology. She had a Danger Sidekick, but would go nuts taking notes on it. She finds  [Read More…]

Adonit Writer for iPad 2: Magnets! Brilliant! [Review, iPad 2 Keyboard Case Week]

Adonits humble origins as a Kickstarter project hasnt stopped the outfit from taking the iPad-accessory world by storm. Adonits Jot styli were radical standouts in our stylus shootout a few weeks back, and their version of an iPad 2 keyboard case, the Adonit Writer for iPad 2 ($ 100), sparked similar whoas as I marveled at its design.     The Good: Adonit has really taken the magnet thing to  [Read More…]

Crime Writer Uses iPhone to Document Latest Novel

A “creepy” D.C. alley shot via iPhone, thanks to Rory Finneren on Flickr.

George Pelecanos is a novelist dubbed by Stephen King as perhaps the greatest living American crime writer. Pelecanos has a new book out called The Cut, the first in a series. To get the sufficiently creepy ambiance just right, the writer rode around Washington, D.C. on a bike using his iPhone shooting video and taking pics in  [Read More…]