The team that created the robotic sphere known as Sphero is back. Sphero was first revealed in 2010 and continues to have no rival - there’s simply no remote-control device on the market like it. Here in 2014, Sphero (formerly called Orbotix) brings Ollie (originally code-named Sphero 2B) to market with a completely new form-factor - a cylinder.
The game "Kunin - Ninja in Training" won’t be released until the 10th of September, 2014. But in these days before the final market drop, we’re playing the review release until we drop. It’s just that good.
This week a leak of explicit celebrity photos has summoned the need for additional security measures. Not just the kind of security measures you take by purchasing "keep me private" apps and the like, but the kind that includes common sense and the flipping of a few key switches in your phone. As it turns out - you CAN take whatever photos you like without having them leaked to the public.
This week the folks behind the original BioShock have brought the game to iOS. This game is an important step in the AAA gaming universe’s transition to mobile, releasing this game that only a few years ago belonged on high-end PCs, now coming to smartphones and tablets.
Delivering on its promise, 2K Games has unleashed the critically acclaimed original BioShock game for iOS. This mobile port will allow non-PC, non-console mobile gamers to experience the game for themselves right on their iPhone or iPad. That is, if they can accept the price tag that comes quite close to the PC version.
Like many of you, Instagram’s Hyperlapse app intrigued me. A fancy time-lapse video app could be a really cool thing, even if it did link directly into Instagram with little hope of existing outside of the Facebook empire. Still, Hyperlapse reminds us where Instagram falls short, not where it succeeds.
The contract between LA Unified and Apple was nixed earlier this week following revelations that LA's superintendent and one of his deputies had "close ties" to executives from both education-centric Pearson and Apple. News that the current contract will no longer be used was revealed on Monday.
If you’re reading this on a laptop, specifically a MacBook, think about whether that screen would make for a good tablet. If the answer is yes, the iPad Pro may have had your attention before. The 12.9-inch tablet Apple is believed to be working on has been discussed for some time, but a new report suggests we’ll see it early next year.
It’s Apple Patent time. With no lack of excitement going on for the next iPhone, aka the iPhone 6, Apple’s newest patent nearly slipped under the radar. What we’ve got here is a tap into an extendable, living sort of display, allowing for a complete dousing of buttons. This technology may find its way into the iPhone, iPad, or entire family of Apple products.