OMG RLY? Zynga buys Draw Something

They probably said it was “drawsome”. OMGPOP’s Draw Something game for Android and iOS devices has been bought by Zynga in record time. This is great news for OMGPOP, considering they were bought for over $200 million. What surprises most people is that a simple drawing game, albeit with some snappy puns and animation, was worth that much in the first place. It has amassed a following of 35 million players on iOS devices so far. The premise is easy to grasp. You draw a picture, your friend gets the picture as a video of them drawing it and then … Continue reading OMG RLY? Zynga buys Draw Something

TED talks come to Netflix

TEDTalks are for people who enjoy listening to intelligent people talking about complex topics in simple ways. Netflix has just struck a deal with TED so that specially themed talks will appear on Netflix.  They range from talks about crime to biology to just about anything you can think of, including fashion. Each episode is under 18 minutes, which makes these talks unique. They’re not going to bore you to tears but they might get some ideas flowing in your head or you might be inspired to help people.  Watch this talk on Photosynth, a really awesome app that allows … Continue reading TED talks come to Netflix

TED talks come to Netflix

TEDTalks are for people who enjoy listening to intelligent people talking about complex topics in simple ways. Netflix has just struck a deal with TED so that specially themed talks will appear on Netflix.  They range from talks about crime to biology to just about anything you can think of, including fashion. Each episode is under 18 minutes, which makes these talks unique. They’re not going to bore you to tears but they might get some ideas flowing in your head or you might be inspired to help people.  Watch this talk on Photosynth, a really awesome app that allows … Continue reading TED talks come to Netflix

Must Have: Kristin Reiter’s Snow White iPhone Case

“Mirror, mirror…”   Check out the “Snow White” iPhone case! I’m drooling. The endlessly creative Kristin Reiter, one half of my favorite “conversational fashion diary” bleachblack, has launched an online shop for her high-end iPhone cases–> http://www.kristinreiter.com/shop.php. The description of the “Snow White” reads as follows: The “Snow White” iphone case features a protecting durable metal frame in a chrome coating. Front and back screw secured frame. Front and Back LCD Mirror screen protectors. When phone is shut off, it can double very well as a personal mirror. Tools Provided for assembly. “Snow White” is going to set you back … Continue reading Must Have: Kristin Reiter’s Snow White iPhone Case

Must Have: Kristin Reiter’s Snow White iPhone Case

“Mirror, mirror…”   Check out the “Snow White” iPhone case! I’m drooling. The endlessly creative Kristin Reiter, one half of my favorite “conversational fashion diary” bleachblack, has launched an online shop for her high-end iPhone cases–> http://www.kristinreiter.com/shop.php.   The description of the “Snow White” reads as follows: The “Snow White” iphone case features a protecting durable metal frame in a chrome coating. Front and back screw secured frame. Front and Back LCD Mirror screen protectors. When phone is shut off, it can double very well as a personal mirror. Tools Provided for assembly.   “Snow White” is going to set … Continue reading Must Have: Kristin Reiter’s Snow White iPhone Case