We’ve been talking a lot lately about the perks and perils of Microsoft Office, especially the program you begrudgingly used to write your college papers: Word. In what appears to be an unrelated move, Apple just made a whole host of productivity apps free. Get excited for Pages! (Borat voice: “Not!”)
What was once just an infinitely looping twinkle in a Facebook developer's eye has officially become a reality: comments in reply to comments in reply to posts.
Last November, Apollo 13 Commander Jim Lovell sold the page from the Lunar Module System Activation Checklist that contains the calculations that saved his near-fatal mission. It got $388,375 at Heritage Auctions. Now NASA has stopped the sale.
Tarsem Singh's epic "war of the gods" film Immortals isn't all running and jumping and chest waxing. No, there's also lots of bright red mortal blood spilled! Take a look at the carnage, in an exclusive video and preview pages from the movie's graphic novel tie-in.
StumbleUpon is great for finding interesting stuff that is off the beaten path. A post here, a URL there and suddenly you find yourself reading some incredible content. The iPad is perfect for this type of browsing, but StumbleUpon's tablet app was woefully inadequate until now.
The end of the month is here, and that means it's time to do a little housekeeping on our list of the absolute best iPhone apps. Who will be inducted? Who will unceremoniously get the boot?
They're small, they're powerful, and they're finally here. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for the iPhone are packed with features, proving just how extensive pocket-size productivity can be. They also prove that it can be a real pain in the ass to do work on your phone.
The written word can indeed be considered art, with the author's descriptions creating vivid scenes in the mind of the reader. But only rarely do the pages themselves actually become artwork, as they have at the hands of Isaac Salazar.
Included version 1.2 updates for each $10 app: Keynote-to-PowerPoint format export, extra presentation animations and Keynote to MobileMe iDisk support; Numbers spreadsheets convertable to Excel format; and Pages allows for displayed word count and .txt opening support. Plus more!
Here it is: the entire cast of AMC's The Walking Dead. It's pretty spot-on fantastic — even the colors make the world seem like it's in black-and-white, similar to the comic book. Plus check out pages from the new issue.
Check out four different covers, and the first six pages, of IDW's True Blood comic. We're happy to find that it's just as wonderfully pervy as our favorite vampire show, including almost see-through sketches of Sookie's work-wear in the rain.
iPad supports manual file transfers through iTunes. However, at this moment, it doesn't work as smoothly as you would expect.
On April 13, 1970—321,860 kilometers into its Moon trip—an oxygen tank exploded in the Odyssey's Service Module. James Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise had a really big problem. These pages saved their lives.
We've got the goods on the new time-traveling Ghostbusters comic, who doesn't want to see Venkman as a cowboy? Check out an exclusive look at the covers and panels, including the new Lady Buster.
Comics anthology Meathus has been showcasing a slew of talented artists for the past eight years, under the Nerdcore banner. The newest edition, Meathaus S.O.S. comes out this May, and features art from superstars like James Jean, Farel Dalrymple, Brandon Graham, Tomer and Asaf Hanuka, Thomas Herpich, Jim Rugg, Corey…