Today at Flavorpill, we learned about a lost Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece. We demanded more hilarious French cat videos. We imagined what the History Channel’s first reality-based fiction series about vikings would be like. We enjoyed the best Google Maps satellite imagery around the world. We wondered if … Read More
While you’re dipping into your pockets for holiday fare, we give you full permission to indulge yourself and spoil your inner iNerd. There are plenty of hardware accessories and other iProduct modifications you can add to your phones, tablets and MP3 players, but we’ve selected ten of the best — and geekiest — to make your life easier. Whether you spend most of your time making movies, playing videogames, or collecting vinyl, there’s an iPhone, iPad, or iPod mod for you. Take your shopping cart for a spin past the break.
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Ever since the iPad was introduced, tech pundits and consumers have complained that it’s too expensive. And while there’s no shortage of other tablets out there, Amazon may have just announced Apple’s first real competitor in the market. Gizmodo, who are liveblogging today’s Amazon product announcements have the details on the Kindle Fire,… Read More
1. The 19 new films contending for the Palme d’or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival have been announced, and they include Pedro Almodóvar’s La Piel Que Habito, Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia, and Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life. [via ArtsBeat]
2. Bruce Campbell has confirmed that the long-rumored Evil Dead reboot will… Read More
As much as we love the variety and convenience of digital music, sometimes we miss the good, old days, when we had to tape our favorite songs off the radio if we wanted to listen to them over and over again without visiting the record store. That’s why we’re smitten with Stereolizer, an app… Read More
Today at Flavorpill, we explored 7 abandoned breweries from around the world. We were blown away by the interior images of 50 Cent’s 52-room Connecticut mansion, which is currently up for sale. We made a mental note not to ride the luggage carousel to make a flight because it… Read More
1. Christopher Nolan is looking to cast two major female roles in The Dark Knight Rises — a villain and a love interest. Among the actresses who are scheduled to test: Keira Knightley, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Biel, and Kate Mara. [via Heat Vision]
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Don’t worry, we’re not going to tempt you to dissect, hack, or otherwise mod your expensive mobile computer. All you have to do to turn your iPad or Android tablet into an ’80s-style arcade game is get your hands on this stick-on mini-joystick by (who else?) ThinkGeek. Wired explains how the… Read More
Pop artist David Hockney’s use of the iPhone and iPad to make drawings of flowers and sunrises that he shares with his pals has been widely publicized over the past two years, but our friends at ARTINFO.com recently reported that Hockney’s whimsical works can now be seen in a Paris exhibition, titled Fleurs Fraîches (Fresh Flowers). “The British artist achieves stunning effects of texture and light on the iPad,” writes AI’s Grégory Picard about the show. “The iPhone images, while less detailed and more stylized, also present intriguing explorations of color and line.”
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It’s a generalization to say that most Apple users are creative people, but in our experience, it’s one that holds true. And as a result, the iTunes Store is packed to the gills with apps that can turn your mobile device into an on-the-go artist’s studio. To help you navigate the myriad choices, we’ve come up with this list of ten essential apps for you to download and play around with. Check them out, and leave a note with anything that we’ve missed in the comments.
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