Star Trek Timelines Set To Beam Up To Your iPad, Mac

Space…the final frontier… Space…the final frontier… Disruptor Beam, the company behind Game of Thrones Ascent, hopes to thrill the thousands of Star Trek fans worldwide with its upcoming social strategy roleplaying game, Star Trek Timelines. You’ll need to build your own starship and crew to boldly go where no one has gone before, exploring the…

Microsoft Office for iPad hits 12M downloads one week after debut

Microsoft on Thursday announced Office for iPad downloads hit the 12 million mark after just one week of availability, illustrating pent-up demand for an iPad port of the software giant’s productivity suite. After a highly-anticipated debut last week, the Microsoft Office for iPad apps have collectively notched 12 million downloads, according to a tweet from…

Happy Birthday, iPad. Four And All Grown Up

The iPad is four years old today and my mom hates it. Maybe not hate. Dislikes. Loathes. I don’t know the right word but for two weeks it sat in Apple’s pristine white box, unwrapped, unlocked, setup and then discarded; snuggling in its brown leather SmartCover completely untouched. After dismissing it as “just a big…

Apple new touchscreen tech would use IR light to discern hard presses from soft

Using a combination of capacitive touch and infrared light sensing, Apple’s newly revealed touchscreen technology concept allows users to accurately convey force applied to a touch surface without bulky physical hardware, opening new dimensions in GUI navigation and interaction. Apple’s proposed invention, as described by a patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark…