A 1994 video of Steve Jobs discussing his legacy has bubbled to the surface this week. It was shared by YouTube user EverySteveJobsVideo and we found it via MacRumors. This is a never-before-seen clip from a 20-minute interview originally...Show More Summary
To call the Barbarian Group's "Cinder" project a mere "coding platform," — which, technically, it is — is a huge injustice. It's more like a massive multi-media animation dashboard for gigantic outdoor spectacles. But it also works in one-off apps on iPads. Show More Summary
Wondering what iOS 7 will look like running on an iPad? Then look no further than this video from Russian blogger Rozetked, which shows just that. Is it legit? Who knows? It shouldn't even be outside Apple's secret labs. But it looks about right — let's just say this: if Rozetked went to all [...]Show More Summary
Apple has yet to release iOS 7 for the iPad, which has led to speculation about what the operating system will look like on a larger screen. Over the weekend, photos from the iOS 7 simulator in Xcode 5 surfaced, demonstrating how several...Show More Summary
Russia-based YouTube user Rozetked has published a video of what he claims to be the tablet-optimized version of Apple’s upcoming iOS 7 operating system running on an iPad. It is currently unclear if this video is demonstrating a legitimate version of the upcoming operating system, and if legitimate, how the software was obtained and installed. Based on […]
The world's getting smaller. With apps like Foursquare and Find My Friends making it easy to keep tabs on your friends' whereabouts, it's never been easier to "serendipitously" bump into people you know. But a new app, Hell Is Other People, delivers its value in the opposite direction. Show More Summary
Microsoft is enhancing its Socl social-search site with new creation tools, including an animated GIF creator.
One of the first things I loved about my first iPad—a first-generation model bought about six months after the product launched in 2010—was the native Notes application. Silly? Sure: Even now the app is limited, providing basically a plain text file that’s mostly useful for making a grocery list or jotting down quick ideas. Show More Summary
Ten years ago we launched AdSense to help publishers earn money by placing relevant ads on their websites. I can still remember the excitement and anticipation as AdSense went live that first day. Our small team huddled together in a...Show More Summary
Most of my generational cohort should remember the first few times they actually saw or laid hands on a personal computer. I'm pretty sure I do; my childhood friend Bradley Konia was the guy who always had the most interesting gadgets, and he claimed both a Sinclair ZX80 and an Atari 800 in his collection. Show More Summary
To paraphrase some Apple employees: "Radar or GTFO." As many Apple persons are pointing out this week, unless you report bugs (called "radars") to Apple, you are doing nothing to improve the circumstances of which you complain. As Chris...Show More Summary
Camera apps seem to get most of the attention from iPhone users, probably because there are a lot more people taking stills than video. The iPhone does have very capable video features, and some third parties seem to have outdone Apple when it comes to creating and editing videos you will want to share. Videon is a perfect example. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO, CA Brad Smith wants to encourage developers to explore the final frontier: making apps for Apple TV. Smith, director of engineering at RadiumOne, spoke at AltWWDC about facing the challenges for this new territory. “I like to think of it as the forgotten iOS device,” Smith said, showing a slide of Tom Dickson, [...]Show More Summary
During the WWDC Keynote presentation last week, Apple executive Craig Federighi showed off Mac OS X Mavericks. One of the new features is more substantial support for multiple monitors. In Mountain Lion, there are issues with using full-screen apps on setups with multiple monitors. Show More Summary
Gameloft has today released a new teaser trailer for Modern Combat 4’s upcoming Meltdown update, which brings new maps, new weapons, new game modes, and more to the company’s popular first-person shooter. The update is coming to both Android and iOS, and it could be the last before Modern Combat 5 makes its debut.Here’s what you’ve got to look [...]Show More Summary
Jay-Z announced his new album "Magna Carta Holy Grail" in a 3-minute-long Samsung ad that aired during the NBA playoffs last night. In less than a day, the video has accumulated more that 1.2 million views on YouTube. Jay-Z teases bits of the album's sound in the commercial, but he also gives Galaxy owners an exclusive opportunity. Show More Summary
Politiwoops keeps track of politicians' deleted tweets.
There's an entertaining video that shows 2 Google employees (Mike LeBeau and Amanda Rosenberg) finding answers to various questions using Google Glass.One of the questions is: "who sings that song where the guy goes 'How Bizarre'?" Google Glass provides the right answer (OMC) and lists a few sites that mention this answer. Show More Summary
The following is a post from Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft. Scale is a word I come across frequently these days. In this era of cloud computing, system scalability is key. Satya Nadella...Show More Summary
The copyright on the world's most popular song? It's a scam, lawsuit argues.