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Zynga’s plan to further monetize Draw Something: Make users draw brands

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With the ink still drying following the acquisition of OMGPOP and its hit app Draw Something, Zynga is putting its new mobile property to work by engaging advertisers and encouraging them to pay for words that allow users to literally draw their brands. AdAge reports that Zynga is pushing the...
Zynga’s plan to further monetize Draw Something: Make users draw brands

5 Colorful Sketches On Conversion Optimization

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But are five sketches are worth approximately one column’s worth? Doodling with a new drawing app on the iPad — 53′s Paper, which is a real beauty — I took a pass at illustrating what I consider to be five important...
5 Colorful Sketches On Conversion Optimization

Apple seeks patent for Smart Cover with embedded secondary display

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According to an application to the USPTO this morning, Apple believes it's possible to build a flexible display into an iPad cover in order to "greatly enhance" the functionality of the tablet itself. Taking power and data from a dedicated connector on the side of the slate, at least...
Apple seeks patent for Smart Cover with embedded secondary display

Insert Coin: Etcher, the fully functional Etch A Sketch iPad case

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. Visions of the iPad as a modern-day Etch A Sketch have...
Insert Coin: Etcher, the fully functional Etch A Sketch iPad case

Samsung sends Canadian a truly unique Galaxy S III, guarantees a loyal customer

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And you thought your future brown Galaxy S III would be special. We're just learning the full story of how avid fan Shane Bennett got what may be the rarest version of Samsung's flagship phone through an unusual chain of events. After half-jokingly asking Samsung Canada for a free...
Samsung sends Canadian a truly unique Galaxy S III, guarantees a loyal customer
PopFab: a 3D printer and CNC milling machine that fits inside a briefcase
The Livescribe Sky pen is a note-taker's new must-have tool

After 20,000 Beta Downloads, Doodle.Ly iPad App Gets Legit With New Social Features

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Imagery has always been important, but it would seem that our obsession with it is growing by the minute. Pinterest is so hot right now, and I honestly don’t even need to talk about Instagram, or that Facebook bought the $0-revenue producing app for a hefty $1 billion. And, of...
After 20,000 Beta Downloads, Doodle.Ly iPad App Gets Legit With New Social Features

FunnyJunk lawyer's wife wades into fray, calls critics "nazi scumbags"

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So when Inman cranked out his infamous drawing of a mom seducing a Kodiak bear, Carreon took his displeasure to the blank page and churned out "Don't Mess With My Mom." Your allies are the fools Who cut and paste all day. They think they're important, But their anger is...
FunnyJunk lawyer's wife wades into fray, calls critics "nazi scumbags"

Ten One Design teases pressure-sensitive 'Blue Tiger' stylus for the iPad 3

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It's no secret Steve Jobs felt about styluses, but that doesn't seem to have deterred Ten One Design. The company behind the Pogo Sketch is now teasing a pen designed to work with the as-yet unannounced iPad 3. The stylus, codenamed "Project Blue Tiger," is pressure-sensitive, and pairs with the...
Ten One Design teases pressure-sensitive 'Blue Tiger' stylus for the iPad 3
Lawyer attacking The Oatmeal shocked by big mean Internet's reaction

Draw Something updated, adds comments, undo, saving drawings, posting to Facebook and Twitter

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Uber-popular drawing game Draw Something has released an update just a few weeks after its creator OMGPOP was acquired by Zynga for $210M. The update brings three new features that should be nice for regular players, including comments, the ability to save your drawing to your photo library and direct...
Draw Something updated, adds comments, undo, saving drawings, posting to Facebook and Twitter

Panasonic's interactive plasma display means never having to clean another eraser

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Will writing a sentence on the chalkboard 200 times ever be the same, once we switch over to interactive pen functionality? And how will such technologies affect the opening of The Simpsons? These are important questions we must ask as classrooms ready themselves to move over to boards like...
Panasonic's interactive plasma display means never having to clean another eraser

Learn How To Code From YouTube Educator Khan Academy

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Online education giant Khan Academy is offering a fully immersive e-learning system for JavaScript and basic programming. The new Khan Academy Computer Science school teaches coding through art and picture-drawing exercises, and is a direct competitor to other popular learn-to-code organizations....
Learn How To Code From YouTube Educator Khan Academy
Elephant plays with a Samsung Galaxy Note in this viral video
Paper for iPad update adds PDF sharing and extends rewind history

One-bit Internet: The iPad is/isn't a content creation device

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In the conclusion to my Retina MacBook repairability post, I wrote: "on the Internet, it often seems that everything must be compressed to a one-bit image: black or white, triumph or catastrophe, the very best or the absolute worst." So it goes for the eternal debate over whether the...
One-bit Internet: The iPad is/isn't a content creation device
Zynga buys ‘Draw Something’ creator OMGPOP

Funnyjunk Lawyer Being Mocked Mercilessly, Makes Things Worse By Trying To Shut Down The Oatmeal's Fundraiser

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As the famous saying goes, when you are in a hole, stop digging. Someone might want to send that message to lawyer Charles Carreon, who has (legitimately) worked on some good cases in the past. However, for reasons that are confusing even his friends, he seems to be trying to...
Funnyjunk Lawyer Being Mocked Mercilessly, Makes Things Worse By Trying To Shut Down The Oatmeal's Fundraiser

Boom! Apple Invents Next-Gen Virtual Drawing App to Take on Adobe's Photoshop & Illustrator

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In June, Macworld reported that Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed in an email to an Apple customer that the company is working on "something really great" to address the professional market. Earlier this week we posted a report on Apple's surprising patent win for a radical radial menus patent that...
Boom! Apple Invents Next-Gen Virtual Drawing App to Take on Adobe's Photoshop & Illustrator

Leaked Spotify Deck Reveals Early Product Sketch, 15 Million Tracks, And 500 Million Playlists

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A Spotify recruitment deck was leaked. In it are a few gems like an early UI design (right). CEO Daniel Ek tells TechCrunch it was made in MacPaint in Stockholm. "As you can tell, my drawing skills were not that great," says Ek "At the time we were only Swedish...
Leaked Spotify Deck Reveals Early Product Sketch, 15 Million Tracks, And 500 Million Playlists

Why OMGPOP's Draw Something Game Is Losing Users

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OMGPOP's Dan Porter sold Draw Something for $200 million to Zynga on March 21, 2012. The social drawing game was on its way up. By April 3, it struck gold at 14.6 million users. The decline since then has been slow and steady - and it's not the kind that wins...
Why OMGPOP's Draw Something Game Is Losing Users

Google Doodle Pays Subtle Homage To Mars Rover Curiosity

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Unless you live on Mars (wait, that one doesn’t work here…under a rock!), you know by now that the rover Curiosity landed on Mars last night. Google’s search engine doodle today subtly honored the rover, placing a small drawing of it above a javelin thrower in the Olympics. The doodle originally featured...
Google Doodle Pays Subtle Homage To Mars Rover Curiosity
Build versus buy: One company's decision to go it alone

Adobe Illustrator CS6 sizzles more than fizzles

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The few new features it adds definitely make Illustrator a more powerful drawing tool. [Read more]...
Adobe Illustrator CS6 sizzles more than fizzles

Ex-Microsoft Courier team’s drawing app Paper hits 1.5M downloads, 7M pages created in 2 weeks

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Paper is a sketching and drawing app from the ex-Microsoft folks behind the Courier project. Today, they’ve announced that Paper has seen 1.5M downloads, with some 7 million pages of ideas created. To say the response has been overwhelming would be an understatement. For a tool that we made for ourselves,...
Ex-Microsoft Courier team’s drawing app Paper hits 1.5M downloads, 7M pages created in 2 weeks

The Oatmeal raises $100k for charity, and counting, after legal threat from FunnyJunk

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Matthew Inman Matthew Inman, the Seattle-based webcomic artist better known as The Oatmeal, has raised more than $100,000 to fight cancer and support wildlife in less than a day, after receiving a demand to pay $20,000 or face a defamation lawsuit from a lawyer for FunnyJunk.com. Yes, you read that...
The Oatmeal raises $100k for charity, and counting, after legal threat from FunnyJunk

Draw Something Finally Gets Facebook and Twitter Support, 'Save' Feature

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Unexpected update to the world's most popular drawing app/game adds social network sharing, 'undo' and picture-saving options...
Draw Something Finally Gets Facebook and Twitter Support, 'Save' Feature

Google research pane for Docs adds personal content, integration with Presentation and Drawing

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Building off of the web search capabilities of its research pane for Docs, Google is now giving users the ability to search for and insert their own personal content. For example, if you're working on a presentation in Drive and want to add a photo from your Picasa album,...
Google research pane for Docs adds personal content, integration with Presentation and Drawing

If You Were A Tree... What Kind Of IP Protection Could You Get?

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drewmo wrote in telling us: "A friend of mine just posted a photo of the Lone Cypress in Pebble Beach and included a note saying, "Evidently, I can't sell this image. pebble beach owns the rights." From what I know about photography copyrights in the U.S., that's completely incorrect. He...
If You Were A Tree... What Kind Of IP Protection Could You Get?
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