The device and device collection known as littleBits cloudBit offers to connect every electronic object you own to the web. Better than that, these devices allow you to make things - everything from a Remote Pet Feeder to your own web-controlled camera. These devices are made for the everyday DIY tinkerers amongst us.
EA Games will be releasing Star Wars Battlefront next year - it’s almost, but not quite assured. This week EA Studios EVP Patrick Soderlund has spoken up about the game, speaking specifically to how it’ll be released and on how it will relate to Star Wars 7, aka Star Wars VII, the yet-unnamed movie directed by J.J. Abrams.
This week the digital tattoo - temporary tattoo, that is to say - has been made a real product by the folks at Motorola, Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group, and VivaLnk Inc. This is not the firs time we’ve heard of such a product - Motorola first showed a prototype off at D11 last year. Now Regina Dugan’s Motorola digital tattoo demonstration is here - digital tattoos in packs of 10!
Based on one chart I’m seeing today coming from data source from Google, Apple, and tech VC firm Andressen Horowitz, iOS is dominating Android. Not in sales of devices worldwide, not in popularity of the operating system - but in gross app store revenue. For this reason alone, there’s little reason why I’d continue developing for Android and iOS if I were a developer - I’d stick with the clear winner.
This week Apple reports their fiscal Q3 results with a whopping $37.4 billion USD in revenue. Last quarter, Apple brought in $45.6 billion in revenue, while, Apple suggests guidance of revenue between $37 billion and $40 billion for their fourth fiscal quarter of 2014.
Those of you still singing "Ninja Rap" can rejoice - there’s a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hip-hop song in the streets. The newest Ninja Turtles trailer features a song called "Shell Shocked," bringing back the radical nature of The Secret of the Ooze while the visuals do the film more than a few favors.
This morning Apple put out a video spot engaging with a wide variety of MacBook Air stickers and skins. These stickers surround the lit-up Apple logo at the back of your MacBook display, often using the logo in odd and creative ways. What we’re going to do here is to tap into the sources for these stickers for you as best we can.