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One of the subtle, but cool features of iOS 7 is the parallax effect that gives on-screen elements a sense of depth and movement as you tilt your phone. In a recent article, Macworld's Marco Tabini examines the science behind the visual technology. Tabini boils it down to our perception of perspe...

June 28th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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So, your clueless Uncle Rob sent you a Nook Simple Touch for Christmas last year, and it's been sitting around collecting dust. Well, here's something you can do with it -- turn it into a Mac running OS 7.5.3. Last November, blogger Mike Cane had the dream of running the classic Mac OS on a N...

June 18th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We found it hard to get excited over that other recent QWERTY-less BlackBerry, but we've swallowed a lungful of fresh air and approached this new 3.2-inch, 800MHz Curve 9380 with an open mind. It's the first touch-only device in the entry-level Curve family and it deserves to be considered on its...

November 15th 2011 at 11:04pm 0 Comments
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Porsche Design P'9981 BlackBerry provides a long-awaited design jolt, compensates for a lo RIM unveils BlackBerry Bold 9790, Curve 9380, hitting the market within weeks BBM Music now rocking BlackBerry App World (video) Since its launch earlier today, the Bold 9790 has been a dev...

November 15th 2011 at 1:59pm 0 Comments
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If you're going to give your devs a nugget of info about some of your unannounced devices on a publicly available site, we hope you won't be so surprised that word actually gets out about them. That's exactly what happened to Research in Motion, as the company let it "slip out" to devs that two...

October 16th 2011 at 2:54pm 0 Comments
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Better late than never, ey? RIM finally got with the program and rolled out their official version 3.0 upgrade to BlackBerry App World. The updated application portal had already been available to Beta Zone members early last month and was slated for an August 22nd debut, but apparently missed th...

September 6th 2011 at 12:39pm 0 Comments
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The wait is over for BlackBerry fans from coast to coast who happen to use Ma Bell, as the BlackBerry Torch 9810 -- the first of three devices in RIM's fall lineup -- is now available at AT&T stores. All it'll set you back is a respectable $50 (with a two-year commitment, of course), and yo...

August 21st 2011 at 9:32pm 0 Comments