June 28, 2007
Ok peeps, lets get our thumbs ready and begin training. As you know Apple’s iPhone will be available to the masses tomorrow at 6PM. So I’m pretty sure that the
nerds people that really want it won’t be reading this and are already making the long line to get it. For the rest of us, here’s a 24 minute Guided Tour on how it works and how to use it.
By next week we will really know if the buzz was worth.. well … the buzz.
iPhone Guided Tour
June 1, 2007
“Picture a surface that can recognize physical objects from a paintbrush to a cell phone and allows hands-on, direct control of content such as photos, music and maps.” – Microsoft
Hells yeah I can picture it and hells yeah its going in my loft! Words cant really explain this new tabletop computer so just go check out the demonstration by Popular Mechanics.
Popular Mechanics Demonstration
April 8, 2007
I know probably most of you, if not all of you, don’t have any idea what Casper Electronics is. Well, me either. Until my friend Jose Thomas sent me an email letting me know his Logo design was picked to be the new ID for it. Congrats my friend.
Logo design is a tricky one. Its not as simple as many might think it is. Theres a lot of thought that goes into creating the ID, the visual icon that will represent that company. Plus it goes in everything and everywhere. Having said that, my first impresion of the logo was not the best. Its playfull and very simple, but Im very familiar with Joseto’s work and I was curious to why he went the direction he did. So I studied the company a little. Then it made perfect sense, and I wouldn’t make it any other way. It goes perfect with the company’s style and branding. Great Job Joseto!
Casper Electronics is a very unique company. This guy takes old electronics, mostly discarded toys, and remakes and modifies them into music/sound intruments. This is called circuit bending. Its very interesting, it producess a unique sound. It reminds me of NIN or new Drum & Bass tracks.
Take a look at how its done and visit the site. Some of the finished pieces have sound samples too. My faves are the SPEAK & SPELL pieces.
Casper New Logo
January 10, 2007
Steve Jobs kicked-off Macworld Conference & Expo 2007 with a keynote address from San Francisco’s Moscone West and presented a couple of new products for the newly renamed Apple Inc. :
iPhone and the AppleTV.
Lets learn a little more about these new toys.
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December 13, 2006
The famous LCD Optimus keyboard is supposedly ready for for its Spring 2007 launch! Downside is the $1200 price tag. This keyboard has been a work in progress for the the Art.lebedev design studio for awhile boasting 103 lcd keys which change depending on the application you are in.
On another note, aside from being pretty slick industrial designers, this Russian based design studio is also an amazing web/design studio so check em out.