While the show floor was bustling all weekend, we made some time to stop by the booth of one of the artists who participated in our custom iPad 2 case giveaway, Dan Cooney. The author and artist of the graphic novel series Valentine, Cooney submitted a custom tricolor masterpiece to be given away to one lucky winner who stopped by our Future booth at Comic-Con. But when we received the case, along with three others from Mike Norton, Dennis Calero and Rob Guillory, we were really curious how he and the other artists managed to get any ink or paint to stick to the Incipio Feather iPad 2 case. So we asked him.
This week, you may have read that Cut the Rope made the leap from mobile game to comic book. This is exciting news not only for the developers of the adorable game, but also for the fans. We sat down with David Hedgecock of APE Entertainment for a few minutes at Comic-Con and chatted about the upcoming digital comic book.
AllThingsD’s ninth annual technology conference wrapped up on Thursday with a rousing conversation with AT&T’s Ralph de la Vega, including a grilling about the company’s merger with T-Mobile, 4G and why there’s no unlocked iPhone.
Many of us dream about working for Apple. Few of us ever will. Fortunately, for those who take the possibility of working out of the company's Cupertino campus seriously, a new insider's guide is chock-full of tips can help you get your foot in the door.
To Kyle Wiens, CEO of iFixit, fixing your own stuff is an ecologically correct adventure, a smart and satisfying activity that anyone can do successfully with a little help from his website. The company provides manuals, tutorials, parts and tools, if you need them, plus all the encouragement you could need from a tightly knit DIY community. You make the repairs and, in the classic spirit of geek generosity, you share your experiences and discoveries with other fellow tinkerers.
Kyle will be taking attendees at Macworld Expo on a tour deep inside Apple's gorgeous electronics and Apple product designers' brains during his presentation Friday, January 28th at 9:00 AM. In the meantime, he graciously stopped dissembling things long enough to answer a few questions for us.
Digital artist Kyle Lambert has become an advocate for finger painting with the iPad. At his Macworld Expo presentation on Thursday, January 27 at 10:30am, Lambert will talk about his art and demonstrate how he utilizes the Mac, iPad and iPhone in his work.
This morning, we got to have a bit of a fireside chat (or rather, a chat by the heater) with Dr. Raymond Soneira, President of DisplayMate Technologies, and the scientist who conducted the study on the faulty brightness and sensory controls of smartphones, which you may have read about earlier this morning. Dr. Soneira discussed the results of his study, his feelings on the whole brightness control fiasco and whether or not manufacturers will ever get to the root of the problem.
This morning, we got the chance to chat over the phone with DisplayMate's president, Dr. Raymond Soneira. We asked him a few questions about his detailed study of Smartphone displays, what he had to say about his results, and whether or not there may be an iPad with a Retina Display in the near future.
We love Valve, and we love them even more now that their games are available for us Mac users. But do you know who loves Valve even more than we do? Our sister magazine and cubicle neighbors, PC Gamer. This week, the crew is publishing up six different interviews they've had with the Valve team, with the first discussion in their series detailing the game publisher's strategies for the future, as well as why they've given us hats for our beloved Team Fortress 2 characters (this editor usually plays Pyro).