Disney Acquires Lucasflim

Disney today announced that it had acquired Lucasflim for 4.05 billion dollars. M.G. Siegler interestingly, points out that this is about half of what they bought Pixar for in 2006. In the same press release, Disney stated they were planning on releasing a seventh episode in the saga to be followed by a new movie […]

Microsoft Surface

I couldn’t have possibly said this better than Marco Arment did. I went to the Microsoft Store that just opened up and had a very similar experience myself the employees were so eager to show off the device that they could barely answer a simple question without demoing another, unrelated feature.


Letterpress, made by Loren Brichter, of Atebits, maker of Tweetie. That alone should be enough reason for you to go out and get Letterpress, but if you need more convincing, it is free and it gives Game Center a reason to exist. There is no reason why you shouldn’t try it.

iPad mini

Apple announced the iPad mini today, as I’m sure you are aware. Pricing starts at $329 for a 16 WiFi-only model. I’m not getting one… yet, and here is why: It does not have a Retina Display. This is likely due to the higher amount of electrical power and processing power needed to drive a […]

Tweetbot for Mac

Tweetbot for Mac is here. Get it while you still can because once Twitter’s access tokens are used up, there will not be any more for new users.

iPad Mini Release Speculation

Apple has announced that it will hold an iPad Mini press conference on October 23rd. What hasn’t been confirmed is when the device may be made available for purchase. Apple tends to release products on Fridays following an announcement, in this case, the 2nd of November seems like the most likely date considering that the […]

The Magazine

Matthew Panzarino writing for The Next Web: I write between 5 and 9 articles a day on average, and many of them have a half-life of a few hours unless someone goes searching for a very specific topic at some point in the future. This highlights my big takeaway from The Magazine–every article is going […]