Tag Archive: Book

Talented cartoonist turns iTunes Terms & Conditions into comic book art

We’ve all seen those horrendously long Terms and Conditions documents with every bit of Apple software we download, including the iTunes Terms and Conditions. But what if you could see them in an illustrated version? We all might read them in that case. These illustrated panels, each drawn in a different comic book style after […]

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Pencil artist makes his point with amazing new book

The art that flows from Salavat Fidai’s pencils actually never leaves the pencils. A curvy stallion, a row of circus elephants or the Eiffel Tower remain on the tips of pencils thanks to Fidai’s steady hand and patient craft knife that carves the soft lead into a sculptural symbol easily recognized in the most unexpected […]

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Microsoft hails its Surface Book as ‘the ultimate laptop’

Microsoft had a surprise up its Windows-loving sleeve today in the form of a new Surface laptop called the Surface Book, the first laptop in history to be built by the company. Hailed as the, “thinnest, most powerful PC ever created,” the distinctive-looking Surface Book weighs just 1.6 lbs, is 7.7 mm thick, and boasts […]

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Biff! Pow! Mac! Steve Jobs gets the comic book treatment

No matter what your medium of choice, 2015 has you covered for Steve Jobs biographies. We’ve had the new bio Becoming Steve Jobs, an upcoming Hollywood movie, a controversial documentary, and even an opera. Now you can add fully-illustrated graphic novel to the list. Successful commercial illustrator Jessie Hartland’s Steve Jobs: Insanely Great tells Jobs’ life […][Read More…]

#ProTip: The best book on marketing for app developers

  We’re down here at WWDC, fishing for ProTips. It’s rich hunting ground. WWDC is the world’s biggest gathering of Apple developers, the alpha geeks, experts par excellence. What’s a ProTip? A ProTip is a nugget of knowledge, a little…Read more ›

‘How did they do that?’ New book reveals BlackBerry’s response to original iPhone

Living in a world where the iPhone dominates, and rivals don’t so much compete by doing things differently but by offering cut-rate versions of the same core technology, it can be easy to forget how much of a disruption Apple’s…Read more ›

6 great comic book movies written by their original creators

We’re living in a golden age for comic book movies, but even with that being the case, it can be kind of rare for a film to arrive in multiplexes, faithfully guided there by its original creator. Having the original…Read more ›

How to book your Watch fitting with Apple’s Concierge service

Now that the Apple Watch is officially available for pre-orders, Apple has opened up its new Concierge service, allowing you to schedule appointments with Apple Specialists for official Watch fittings. Provided you can find an available slot, that is! To…Read more ›

Here’s how Apple should reinvent the address book

The address book is outdated. On the iPhone, while most of my contacts reside in the Contacts app, I rarely go in there. Instead, I connect with people on Facebook, via SnapChat, WhatsApp and more. Product designer Frank Costa feels…Read more ›

Instagram goes analog in new fine art photo book

If you can suffer through the selfies, food shots and pet pictures, you can catch a glimpses of the revolutionary art form that is mobile phone photography. Book publisher Pierre Le Govic has positioned himself to be the first important…Read more ›