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2014 Apple Design Award Winners Announced

Posted on 03/06/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple announced the winners of its prestigious Apple Design Awards last night at WWDC, honoring a range of apps on both the iOS and Mac platforms. The awards recognize apps that “combined design and technology in creative, compelling, and powerful ways.”


iDevice Videography – The Latest Trend in Video Production

Posted on 02/06/2014 by Ian Fuchs


For amateur videographers, and creatives not looking to spend a lot to get a huge level of expandability, sometimes an iPhone or iPad is all it takes to begin to produce great content. While there will always be a place for professional grade cameras, video editing software, and expensive rigs – consumer/amateur video is a market that Apple is slowly chipping away at.


LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham – Batman in Outer Space? Yes Please!

Posted on 27/05/2014 by Chris Hauk


If you’re a fan of the LEGO Batman series of video games, (and if you’re not, get off of my damned planet!), you’ll be pleased to know that a new entry in the LEGO Batman video games has been announced. “Batman 3: Beyond Gotham” will be coming to consoles, handhelds, PCs, and hopefully Macs, this fall.


Netflix Working on a Fix For The Dolby 5.1 Issue With Apple TV

Posted on 27/05/2014 by Chris Hauk


There have been several reports of users experiencing issues with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound when using the Netflix app on their Apple TV set top boxes. Following an early March Apple TV update, users found they were only able to get stereo output when viewing video via the Netflix app.


Osmo Turns Real-World Objects Into Digital Games on The iPad

Posted on 22/05/2014 by Chris Hauk


A group of former Googlers – who are also parents – have come up with a really cool way to integrate real-world objects with digital play on the iPad. Osmo takes everyday objects – such as clay, plastic letters and numbers, and even toothpicks – and makes them part of the digital interaction on the screen of your child’s iPad.


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