Extending the Touchscreen Project

Extending the Touchscreen is a thesis project by Michael Knuepfel. The project provides working examples on how an iPad or iPhone touchscreen can be extended beyond the normal usage. The system uses conductive materials to help the user interact with an application or device in more depth than what normally can be achieved.

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Evernote Web Interface Gets New Redesign

Evernote has announced that they have redesigned the web based version of their note taking software. The Evernote web app now features a new design, improved user experience and better performance.

The web app also now reflects what the desktop app looks like in that you get the familiar three-column layout with folders on the left, notes in the middle and content on the right. [Read more…]

Verizon iPhone 4 Release Date Officially Announced

After many months of speculation, Verizon has now announced the Verizon iPhone 4. The launch of the iPhone on Verizon marks the end of the almost 4 year exclusivity agreement that Apple had with AT&T.

As for the release date, expect it as early as February. [Read more…]

Fling iPad Joystick

The Fling iPad Joystick has been designed to help you play games on your iPad a little easier.

The joystick is described as being a tactile gaming controller. It uses suction cups to attach to the screen on the iPad. The joystick part of the unit is conductive allowing it to function as though you were touching the screen. [Read more…]

Sync iTunes via DropBox to Connect Multiple Computers

LifeHacker has created a handy tutorial that allows you to store your iTunes library in the DropBox service. What this does is allow you to sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod to a number of computers without getting any syncing errors or conflicts.

Normally, your iPhone and other iOS devices can only sync to 1 computer running iTunes and when plugging your device in to another machine, files are missing as well as other complications such as when using an iPad, it asks if you want to start from scratch and erase all data from your iPad. [Read more…]

iOS 4.2.1 Jailbreak to be Untethered by Christmas

MuscleNerd has announced on Twitter that the iOS 4.2.1 jailbreak will be untethered by Christmas. Currently, when jailbreaking the latest iOS, you need to tether your iPhone to a computer when you switch off the phone and want to restart it. By making it untethered, it solves that problem.

Tethered boot is often a problem that stops people from wanting to Jailbreak as the hassle of being next to a computer to boot your phone can be lead to frustration. [Read more…]

iPhone and iPad Game Discounts by EA

Electronic Arts has started a fairly massive sale on a number of titles for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone. In total, 68 games have been dropped to just 99 cents for the holiday season, some of which include the likes of SimCity Deluxe HD for iPad that literally just launched a few days ago. [Read more…]

HTC Aria Android 2.2 Update Incoming

The HTC Aria Android 2.2 update is beginning to roll out. Unfortunately it’s not for those of you on the AT&T [T] network in the US. Instead, the HTC support page in Southeast Asia mentions that Android 2.2 is being pushed out over in that region in the form of build 2.37.708.5.

That version is Android 2.2 (Froyo) and is also believed to include HTC Sense, tethering and improved enterprise support amongst other things. [Read more…]

Best Digital Camera Deals

Amazon currently have a number of deals on for digital cameras ready for the Christmas season. We’ve hunted through them to find the best digital camera deals.

We have mixed together a range of cameras which includes regular Point & Shoot cameras as well as a few Digital SLR’s. The list can be found below. [Read more…]

ThinkGeek Christmas Sale Still Running

The ThinkGeek christmas sale is still running at the moment and will be doing for another week or so.

Christmas discounts vary from 10/20% all the way up to and above 70% on various items. A total of 436 items have received a discount with all of them viewable on a single page over here.

Good luck with getting some last minute shopping done in time for Christmas. You should still have a few days left, but don’t leave it too long.

LIke and Dislike Stamps Launched

Jailbreak Collective has created Like & Dislike Stamps. These were built in collaboration with the company who first introduced the Like Stamp several months ago.

The earlier version had a wooden handle as well as requirements for an ink pad. These new version are all-in-one type stamps that have an ink reserve built in. Each time you lift the unit off the page the stamp automatically gets inked up for the next stamp to be placed. [Read more…]

Social Artworks Launches

Social Artworks is a service available for Facebook users that lets you print a collage of profile pictures of all your friends. As each person on Facebook has a different variety of friends, no two pictures will ever be exactly the same making Social Artworks all unique.

There’s a number of options available when buying a collage from Social Artworks which includes a small poster that measures 16 x 10 inches, on to medium at 24 x 16 inches and then on to large which is printed on a sheet measuring 36 x 24 inches. [Read more…]