You would be forgiven for mistaking Steller for a Storehouse companion, but in actuality they're independent variations on the same social storytelling theme: simple, elegant narration. Like Storehouse, Steller doesn't overwhelm you with design options, but it gives you just enough to get your creative juices flowing while inspiring you to turn your life into art.
If you’ve ever fancied creating fine art—worthy of hanging on the wall alongside greats like Picasso or Van Gogh—on your iOS device, Brushstroke lets you quickly realize that dream in only a few taps. The universal app makes it delightfully easy to create a frame-worthy piece of art using the built-in camera or existing device photos. Once imported, the app walks you through five key stages: Paint, color, canvas texture, image settings, and sign, which lets the mobile artiste put a digital signature onto each work of art.
As former users of the Commodore Amiga, we fondly recall the quaint simplicity of graphics editors like Deluxe Paint. Those looking to revisit that bygone era will have plenty of fun with Pixaki, assuming they have the chops to actually paint with pixels in the first place. Pixaki is a touch-powered painting app for the iPad, but unlike modern tools such as Adobe Photoshop Touch, developer Luke Rogers has created a playground for retro artists to embrace those chunky pixels from the glory days of personal computing.
If there's one thing we can't abide, it's the awful, low-priced design software companies have dished out for years on the Mac -- which is why we're so excited to see a quality developer like Chronos reinvent the wheel with one of their own.
"Bond. James Bond." It's hard to believe moviegoers have been hearing those words spoken for five decades now, and to celebrate, a new app containing all of the movie posters for the films has landed in the App Store.
It seems a software publisher’s work is never done -- even after pushing out a slick 64-bit update to iTunes that support’s OS X Lion full-screen mode, bugs creep in that have to be dealt with, requiring more updates. Such is the case with Monday’s iTunes 10.4.1, which focuses on five such nagging issues.
Apple has certainly never been shy about using celebrities to pimp their products -- from the iconic “Think Different” print ads to U2 front man Bono joining forces for the original RED iPod. But did you know that the company commissioned artwork from a soon to be famous artist back in 1989?