The Threes! app. Prepare to meet your new obsession.

The Threes! app. Prepare to meet your new obsession.

You might think that my dark circles are due to my kids, or work, or simply insomnia, but they’re not. I’ve only got Threes! to blame. The cool new Threes! app for iOS has got me absolutely obsessed. Slide numbered tiles around a board, and combine tiles...
Ken Burns’ new app takes his docs to digital

Ken Burns’ new app takes his docs to digital

Full disclosure before talking about the new Ken Burns app: I’m a big Ken Burns fan. For nearly 40 years, the award-winning historical documentarian has been telling beautiful, expansive, influential stories on film about everything from the Brooklyn Bridge and the...
Spotify vs. Rdio: A streaming music smackdown

Spotify vs. Rdio: A streaming music smackdown

It can sometimes be difficult to keep tabs on the dizzying array of digital and streaming music services and choices. Add on top of that free vs. paid services, pricing models, and mobile vs. web or desktop options — and well, are we confused yet? So we put...
Flappy Bird app: You must have it.

Flappy Bird app: You must have it.

If you haven’t yet heard of the  Flappy Bird app, let us be the first to welcome you to this 8-bit circle of hell. In the best possible way. Flappy Bird and the pipe obstacles he has to dodge are driving everyone to distraction: our little kids, our big kids,...
Your life…turned into a comic book

Your life…turned into a comic book

Ready for one crazy addictive app for you iPhoneographers and world travelers?   Halftone lets you iOS users turn your pictures into pages straight out of a comic book. The colors are bright and vibrant, the fonts are straight out of an old Batman episode, and the...

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