[UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2020] Apple is one of the most famous companies in the entire world. So it comes as no surprise that a lot of people are interested to know more about Apple and how it came to be. This company is essentially one of the building blocks that shaped the tech industry of today. […]
Though a lot of bibliophiles have sworn off iPads, Kindles and Nooks, there are also a lot of avid readers who are constantly searching for the best ways to get free books on the iPad. We want to tackle the idea of getting free .PDF books on your iPad or iPhone. You can run .PDFs […]
I don’t know if you’ve read Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, but I have to admit I never finished the book. It’s not about how bad or good the book is, really. I just cannot find the time to finish it. This month, another book on Apple and Steve Jobs (somehow he’s still in the mix) […]
In case you haven’t read it yet, author Leander Kahney has pulled off a Walter Isaacson with his book “Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products”. Scratch that – he might have done a better job. Source Published last year, the book may not have raised as much hype as the Steve Jobs book, but […]
Have you ever wondered how Apple does it? How they make such amazing products with incredible attention to detail and utmost secrecy? Adam Lashinsky’s Inside Apple blows the lid off, explaining everything about Apple that they don’t want you to know.
It’s magical the way that Moonbot Studios, creators of The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore, imbue brilliant creativity and pure joy into everything they create. I have no idea how they do it, but I hope they never stop. Numberlys is a perfect melding of their glorious animation and the inventive ways they make […]
Apple believes that Mac OS X Lion is the easiest-to-use version of Mac OS ever, so they opted not to create a user manual. Having brought OS X more in line with the intuitive user interface of iOS on the iPad, the theory was that users would already know what to do with Lion, and […]
Everybody knows that Steve Jobs had a proclivity for answering the emails of those who managed to figure out what his email address was. His answers were favored brevity, but there was something special about knowing that THE Steve Jobs had read your email and replied to it.
Confession time: I’m a serious space junkie. Since I was a kid, I’ve loved everything about the space program. So try as I might to keep my review of this interactive book objective, I can’t deny that this is a subject very near to my heart.
Being fascinated by all aspects of the creative process,Â I’m a total sucker for movie making-of books. And boy, is this one a doozy. Covering numerous aspects of the production of films 1 through 7 (along with a hint of 8), Harry Potter Film Wizardry was one I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into.
Al Gore’s been getting a lot of headlines lately for his new book app about environmental issues, Our Choice. It’s an interactive app that’s also a readable book, and it has all sorts of built-in activities and enhancements to its print counterpart. And it’s being called a must-have, if only for its innovation. But it’s […]
We’ve talked before about the concept of hiding your iPad in a book, and there are plenty of examples out there of iPad book cases that you can buy for varying prices. Here’s the latest version that I’ve found, and it’s called the Pohutukawa edition, case #3. For $60, it can be yours, and it’ll […]
I’m a bit of a do-it-yourself kinda guy. My dad taught me that, mostly with the woodworking that he does, and then later, with the custom car work I do today with steel and fabrication. I like giving myself little projects to do here and there, from the impossible to the fun weekender deal. The […]
I’ve got a little bit of a secret to tell, and I feel like I should get it off my chest. Here goes. I’m working on a book. Actually, I’ve been working on a few different books over the years, but I haven’t actually had the nerve to push forward and try to get them […]
We’ve heard about colleges giving students iPads before, but this is kind of a new level. That’sÂ becauseÂ Seton Hill University is going to give shiny new iPads to everyone of their full-time students starting in the Fall 2010 semester. This is kind of a big deal. From the site: March 30, 2010 – The iPad initiative […]