Sling to the rescue in The Adventures of SlingCat

A mad pirate atop a terrifying vulture has swooped in to and steal a map in The Adventures of SlingCat. An adventurous, yet adorable, blue cat named SlingCat is on a mission to rescue his rambunctious sister and the other half of the aforementioned…

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Posted on October 24th, 2014 Written by Blancer

Slices of Apple episode 9: Quality is job one

Slices of Apple is a documentary series exploring the success of Apple as a company. It seeks to educate business leaders, entrepreneurs and laypeople about how Apple keeps delivering consistently great products. In this episode of Slices of Apple,…

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Posted on October 24th, 2014 Written by Blancer

Apple and AT&T confirm: AT&T locks down Apple SIM cards to their network after sign-up

One of the surprising new features Apple added to the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3 is a pre-installed Apple SIM which allows users to conveniently switch over to different cell providers as they please. On its website, Apple describes the benefits…

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Get ready to hit the slopes with Ski & Snow Report

Some of you are actually looking forward to the arrival of winter and all that snow. Those of you in this group are probably active winter sports enthusiasts. It won’t be long now, in fact, at least one Colorado ski resort has already opened one lift…

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Open Source Swift Component Providing Several CSS SpinKit Inspired Activity Indicators

    Featured iPhone Development Resources,iOS UI Controls,iPad,iPhone,Swift I’ve mentioned a number of custom activity indicator components most recently TYMActivityIndicatorView for creating nice circular iconized activity indicators. Here’s an open source component inspired by the CSS SpinKit providing many different types of animated activity indicators from Dtiserra called DTIActivityIndicatorView. The animations included with DTIActivityIndicatorView are: – Wandering […]

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iTunes sees 13% drop in music downloads

With free music more accessible than ever before, music downloads are on the decline. Specifically, The Wall Street Journal reports that music downloads on iTunes are down by 13-14% since the beginning of the year. Digital music sales at Apple…

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Amazing Looksery app changes your face in real time

Sometimes the capabilities in our iPhones amazes me. Looksery takes real-time video from your iPhone camera and detects your face’s geometry. It then overlays a number of effects, some creepy, so you can send spooky pics or wacky videos to your…

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Civilization: Beyond Earth pre-orders launch for Mac

After a brief delay, Civilization: Beyond Earth is finally coming to Mac this holiday season. Pre-orders have launched for the Mac version of the game via developer Aspyr’s online game store GameAgent.com. As a bonus, all GameAgent pre-orders will…

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Today in the App Store — the best free apps, new apps and app updates

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free Bike Baron [iOS…

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Amazon Rewards Visa card now works with Apple Pay

Consumers with Visa’s Amazon Rewards card can now use the card with Apple Pay, according to a report from MacRumors. Compatibility with Apple Pay was seemingly green-lit today, and should help alleviate a number of frustrated Amazon Rewards card…

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Taste the Apple rainbow

The Apple logo is a fairly common subject of custom pastry artists — the Apple pie jokes write themselves — but rarely do any intrepid chefs attempt to recreate the colorful retro look. Flickr user Pingiwingi knocked it out of the park with this…

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Daily Deals for October 24, 2014, featuring the Unlimited Power SOScharger

It’s time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly….

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Walking War Robots Review – Fun online multiplayer frenzy, with robots

Bullets coming from everywhere while rockets land all around you, duck behind a building while waiting for your rocket launcher to reload and deliver hell to an enemy just the other side of the hill. All the while your team companions are securing the victory beacons and helping you clear out the zone of enemies. […]

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Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Drawing Characters Consistently

What You’ll Be Creating As a comic artist, one of the comments I get the most is: “I don’t know how you’re able to draw the same character over and over again so that they’re recognizable!” Even artists who are reasonably fluent in drawing humans can still find this challenging, which is why I put […]

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Posted on October 24th, 2014 Written by Blancer