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This is the best and worst iPhone 6 concept ever

Everyone thinks they know what the next iPhone is going to look like. From supposedly leaked components, alleged case designs, and all manner of speculation from "insiders," there are a seemingly endless number of theories. And then there are the concept artists who dream up impossible designs...

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It's 'art' -- tortoises with back-mounted iPads

Only in Aspen, Colorado -- where many of the residents have much more money than common sense -- would you find this work of "art". It's three African Spurred Tortoises -- Big Bertha, Gracie Pink Star, and Whale Wanderer -- with iPads on their backs. A special mount holds two iPads on each...

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Pixels.com app augments reality to put artwork on your walls

If you have bare walls, the new Pixels.com app will change that -- for a moment, anyway. The official app of Pixels.com is first and foremost designed to get you to buy artwork for your living space, but its coolest feature -- an augmented reality tool that shows what various art would look like...

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FiftyThree's Pencil stylus now on sale in UK, France and Germany

FiftyThree, makers of the amazing Paper app for iPad as well as the accompanying, Bleutooth-enabled Pencil stylus, is now shipping Pencil in the UK, Germany and France. Pencil costs £50 for the Graphite version and £65 for the Walnut variety and are available to order from Amazon UK....

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iPad/iPhone artists: the Ten One Design Pogo Art Contest is back

Ten One Design is the company that pioneered the capacitive touch screen stylus, and to demonstrate just how artists use their Pogo, Pogo Sketch and Pogo Connect styluses to create amazing works, they've sponsored an annual art contest since 2009. Today the 6th Annual Pogo Art Contest starts...

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Daily App: Vango brings an art gallery to your iPhone and iPad

If you are looking for original artwork created by artists and not some off the shelf prints, then you should check out Vango, formerly ARTtwo50. The iPhone and iPad app allows you to browse and purchase artwork from independent artists who post their work for sale on the art network. Vango is...

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This stunning iPhone amplifier is as fragile as it is gorgeous

We all know the old "toss your iPhone in a mug" trick to making your smartphone's speaker output a bit more beefy, but if you're willing to spend some serious coin, Aric Snee might have what you're looking for. The talented designer has crafted an all-glass iPhone amplifier that not only gives...

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Waterlogue: Creating beautiful "watercolors" of your photographs

Since the App Store launched, one of the more busy categories has been Photo & Video apps. Many apps have provided filters to enhance or destroy our photographs, and some of those filters have tried to turn photos into what look like paintings or drawings. I say "tried" because most of those...

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Louvre HD: Tour the world's great art from your iOS device

Louvre HD (US$1.99) is a beautifully done app that takes you on a virtual tour of one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world. The app provides access to 2,300 paintings from the Louvre in Paris that can be viewed in very high resolution. Louvre HD itself isn't that large (only 76...

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5 amazing iPad paintings that we know are real

The internet just can't seem to come to a consensus on whether or not that ridiculously detailed iPad painting of Morgan Freeman was legit or not, but that's OK, because we have plenty of examples of jaw-dropping iPad art that we know for sure are real. How do we know? Well, we have full videos...

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Why the Morgan Freeman finger painting is probably not fake

There's been a lot of discussion surrounding Kyle Lambert's stunning painting of Morgan Freeman, with many people questioning whether the iPad-painted image was a fake. Lambert claims it is legitimate and released a YouTube video showing how he used Procreate to draw the realistic image. This...

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The most realistic iPad art you've ever seen [Video]

If the iPad is nothing more than a content consumption device, no one bothered to get the message over to Kyle Lambert, a visual artist based out of the U.K. The video below shows how Lambert, armed only with an iPad Air and the app Procreate, created an incredibly realistic and mind-blowing...

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Pencil stylus from the makers of Paper now available

As we reported a while ago, the makers of the awesome iPad app Paper have developed a new stylus called Pencil. In fact, it looks like a jumbo pencil used for construction, but (of course) it is Bluetooth-enabled and does a variety of things when used with Paper. A clever "kiss to pair" connects...

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Paper for iPad lets you print physical notebooks of your work

Paper by FiftyThree (free, with in-app purchases) is an incredibly cool sketching/painting app for iPad that provides virtual notebooks into which those with artistic talents can pour their visions. Now FiftyThree has teamed up with Moleskine to let artists create physical books of their work with...

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Pogo Art Contest winners show what's possible with an iPad and Pogo Connect stylus

That image you see above wasn't painted using traditional media like oil or acrylic, nor was it created on canvas with brushes. Instead, artist Michael Bartosiewicz used an iPad, the US$4.99 Procreate app and a Ten One Design Pogo Connect stylus to pick up the Grand Prize in the 2013 Pogo Art...

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