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Monty Python app brings 'Flying Circus' sketches to iOS

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Python Bytes serves up nearly two dozen sketches from the first season of the show, plus a few fun extras. [Read more]...
Monty Python app brings 'Flying Circus' sketches to iOS
First BlackBerry 10 devices coming January 2013, 10-inch Playbook in Q3, says leaked doc

Adobe announces Projects Mighty and Napoleon: Creative Cloud-connected hardware for tablet-based creations

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On the heels of today's Creative Cloud software announcement, Adobe pulled the wraps off a new peripheral initiative for creating on a slate. First, Project Mighty is a cloud-connected stylus experiment that pulls tools from Creative Cloud setups and offers pressure sensitivity, a rechargeable battery, Bluetooth connectivity and built-in...
Adobe announces Projects Mighty and Napoleon: Creative Cloud-connected hardware for tablet-based creations

Apple Patent A Reminder That It's Working On Google Glass-Style Wearable Tech, Too

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An Apple patent published yesterday by the USPTO and unearthed by Patently Apple is a reminder that Apple was actually working on wearable tech in the form of content-delivery glasses, at least on paper, long before Google debuted Google Glass. Apple originally filed a patent for its own Glass Project...
Apple Patent A Reminder That It's Working On Google Glass-Style Wearable Tech, Too

Evernote Launches Skitch 2.0, brings it to iPhone and iPod touch for the first time

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Sketching and annotation app Skitch is now available for Mac, iPad and – for the first time ever – iPhone and iPod touch. However the new version being released today is not available on Android or PC. Version two of the app has been given “the full Evernote treatment”, according...
Evernote Launches Skitch 2.0, brings it to iPhone and iPod touch for the first time

Turn photos into sketches on iOS

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There are tons of apps that add retro effects to your images, but another group of photography apps turns your images into art. [Read more]...
Turn photos into sketches on iOS

Photos left behind in Apple stores make up a new art exhibit

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Test out a phone or computer in any store, and you'll find a handful of detritus left by other customers: gaming scores, crude sketches, and the inevitable photo snapped and then abandoned. In 2010, artist Irby Pace went through Apple stores in Texas and New York City gathering over...
Photos left behind in Apple stores make up a new art exhibit

Google's original Android mascot would have given children everywhere horrible nightmares

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It’s a good thing that companies don’t normally let software engineers produce marketing materials. Exhibit A is Android engineer Dan Morrill, who posted pictures on his Google+ page this week showing his original stand-in concept art for Google’s (GOOG) Android logo that he prepared for a presentation. In short, Morrill’s...
Google's original Android mascot would have given children everywhere horrible nightmares
Music licensing likely keeping SNL's 'Game of Thrones' sketch off Hulu

Sapphire sketches: On mobility in the enterprise

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Earlier this month, I covered SAP’s Sapphire Now conference in Orlando. But a few things slipped between the cracks. These are my Sapphire sketches for 2012....
Sapphire sketches: On mobility in the enterprise

LG debuts Optimus UI 3.0 to compete with HTC Sense and Samsung TouchWiz

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Playing catchup in the Android smartphone market to Samsung and in some respects HTC, Korean electronics giant LG has today launched an updated version of its custom Android user interface — Optimus UI 3.0 — making it easier for handset owners to interact with their LG smartphones. With HTC now...
LG debuts Optimus UI 3.0 to compete with HTC Sense and Samsung TouchWiz
After 5 Years With Facebook, Ben Blumenfeld Leaves To Beautify The Future At Designer Fund

Microsoft working on brand redesigns for Xbox, Yammer, Skype and Bing

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Considering Microsoft's efforts to rebrand, redesign and rebuild its Windows platform, it's no surprise to hear that the company is tweaking the visual aesthetics of its other brands, too. Speaking at Design Day 2013, Wolff Olins creative director Todd Simmons and Windows Phone design studio manager Albert Shum talked...
Microsoft working on brand redesigns for Xbox, Yammer, Skype and Bing

Fred Armisen is a funny fanboy

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The SNL cast member punctuates his Macworld keynote with sketches from Portlandia FORTUNE -- For Macworld/iWorld Expo attendees who hadn't yet discovered Portlandia -- the Peabody-award winning sketch comedy series that airs in relative obscurity on the Independent Film Channel -- Fred Armisen's keynote Friday morning was a double treat. Not...
Fred Armisen is a funny fanboy

Galaxy Note ICS upgrade pushed back to Q2, adds exclusive set of stylus-ready apps (video)

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Unfortunately, Samsung's Galaxy Note won't join the Galaxy S II with its own upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich in Q1 as originally announced, since the company has now scheduled its arrival for Q2. It will however, arrive worldwide as part of a "Premium Suite" software upgrade packed with exclusive...
Galaxy Note ICS upgrade pushed back to Q2, adds exclusive set of stylus-ready apps (video)

If you have no idea what you're doing running a startup, you're in good company

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The Wired 2012 event kicked off today with a host of interesting and inspiring speakers talking about their work and the future of technology. One interesting theme that turned up from the talks was that many of the very successful speakers admitted they had no idea what they were doing...
If you have no idea what you're doing running a startup, you're in good company
Nokia 'Phi' design confirmed by newly-issued patent?

Apple reveals 'Purple' phone prototype in court filing, to prove it didn't copy Sony

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Alongside another raft of iPhone and iPad prototype sketches and designs, Apple claims that the creative process that culminated in its first smartphone predated sketches suggesting that it had borrowed ideas from Sony. The Verge spotted Apple's latest filing to the court from its trial against Samsung, which reveals...
Apple reveals 'Purple' phone prototype in court filing, to prove it didn't copy Sony

Court Case Offers Rare Glimpse at Dozens of iPhone and iPad Prototype Designs

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One of the fun side benefits of the Apple’s court case against Samsung is that the inside peek being given inside how the Cupertino, Calif.-based company develops its new products. That’s because as part of its case, Apple is forced to hand over tons of documents to Samsung, a good...
Court Case Offers Rare Glimpse at Dozens of iPhone and iPad Prototype Designs
Psykosoft Secures $500k Seed Capital To Build Out Psykopaint’s Zynga-Lke Art Sites

Oh Dear, Maker Studios Isn't Solving YouTube's Quality Problem...

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Maker Studios is the fifth most popular YouTube partner in the U.S., according to statistics reported today by Nielsen. Maker Studios models itself on Hollywood movie studios, except it produces content for YouTube instead of the Big Screen. It's a great concept, but unfortunately low-brow fare like William The Psychic...
Oh Dear, Maker Studios Isn't Solving YouTube's Quality Problem...
Pair lets your kiss your lover with your thumb, share private moments of love

No, seriously, the "Christopher Walken Rex" has raised $2,000 on Indiegogo

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Crowdfunding, to hear Amanda Palmer tell it, is a socially conscious, innately human way to put an audience to work and solicit the support of a community. It’s based essentially on altruism; people are parting with their cash in the hopes that whomever they’re donating to will deliver on...
No, seriously, the "Christopher Walken Rex" has raised $2,000 on Indiegogo
In an attempt to outsmart its Asian competitors, Kik introduces "cards" instead of features

An e-book projector? Kindle vet sees big hardware changes, and lower prices

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A new book by Jason Merkoski, a former Amazon manager who was an early leader of the company’s Kindle team, tells the inside story of the company’s efforts to reinvent reading, and looks ahead to envision how the future of digital books could unfold. One of his predictions: the devices...
An e-book projector? Kindle vet sees big hardware changes, and lower prices

ZURB launches its clickable prototyping service Solidify to take the pain out of user testing

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Following a private beta release, interaction design firm ZURB is now officially launching Solidify to help anyone create clickable, cross-device prototypes. This is ZURB’s third major product release, preceded by both Notable and Verify, and much has changed since we first reviewed a preview of the product back in February. As a primer, Solidify lets you create interactive prototypes...
ZURB launches its clickable prototyping service Solidify to take the pain out of user testing

Here's our first look at Google's fancy new smartwatch design - no rumors this time

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Google has patented a new smartwatch design, complete with dual touchpads, a wireless Internet connection, and components that might be located in the watch’s wristband rather than under its face. The touchpad, which will allow for all the expected tapping, pinching, and stretching gestures, might also be removable, the...
Here's our first look at Google's fancy new smartwatch design - no rumors this time

iPad Sketches - artwork by Lawrence Yang #breathtaking

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iPad Sketches - artwork by Lawrence Yang #breathtaking

Google patents view augmentation method and glasses, sees what you cannot

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Google continues to keep our friends down at the US Patents and Trademark Office busy with its latest filing, involving augmented reality and a pair of relatively staid (at least by these sketches) pair of glasses. The patent outlines a system where a view-finder could identify what we're gawking...
Google patents view augmentation method and glasses, sees what you cannot

The Music Industry's Latest Victim: SNL's Pandora Sketch

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Mr. Mars If you went to Hulu or NBC.com this morning to catch up on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live–the highest-rated episode of the season–you could find Bruno Mars as a sad mouse mascot, Bruno Mars as a 17-year-old dropout in drag, Bruno Mars doing a monologue, and even Bruno Mars...
The Music Industry's Latest Victim: SNL's Pandora Sketch
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