If you're anything like us, your computer is covered with disgusting heaps of lint, dust, dirt, pita chip crumbles, and rainbow sprinkles. You could blow on it, or use compressed air—or you could use this gorgeous bristly brush.
There are plenty of apps out that can take your environment and let you add your own style on top. But, using the iPad's built-in cameras, the Composite app lets you reinterpret that environment any way you like on the fly.
Now VP of product marketing at Apple, years ago Michael Tchao worked on the team that invented the Newton. Considering that was one of the first touchscreen "tablets" around, wouldn't you just love to know his favorite iPad apps?
Oprah is a big iPad fangirl. Such a fangirl, in fact, that she bought one iPad for each of her magazine's staffers. She's also a big iPad applications buyer. These are her favorite iPad apps:
We've seen some extraordinary creations coming from the iPad Brushes app, but I think my favorite so far is David Kassan's portrait of a live model who sat still for three hours (all livestreamed, naturally) while Kassan fingerstroked his iPad.
One of the new apps that will run on the iPad is a fancy multitouch painting app called Brushes. It's got all the brushes and palettes and stuff that you'd expect from such an app.
Artist Jorge Colombo took about an hour to fingerpaint an intricate Times Square scene on his iPhone using Brushes, a $4.99 iPhone drawing app. Now, it's the June 1st cover for The New Yorker.
In case your self-esteem has gotten too high, you should check out a small collection of work by Disney artist Stef Kardos—all of it made on the iPhone's touchscreen.