Tag: os7

The science of iOS 7's parallax effect

One of the subtle, but cool features of iOS 7 is the parallax effect that gives on-screen elements a sense of depth and movement as you tilt your phone. In a recent article, Macworld's Marco Tabini examines the science behind the visual technology. Tabini boils it down to our perception of perspe...

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Mac classic OS emulator on Nook Simple Touch

So, your clueless Uncle Rob sent you a Nook Simple Touch for Christmas last year, and it's been sitting around collecting dust. Well, here's something you can do with it -- turn it into a Mac running OS 7.5.3. Last November, blogger Mike Cane had the dream of running the classic Mac OS on a N...

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Put a Windows Phone 7 theme on your iPhone

Been trying to think of a way to try out a new Windows phone without crossing over to the dark side switching sides? If that's the case and you have been looking for a way to recreate the Windows Phone 7 interactive theme on your iPhone or iPod touch, Wyndwarrior's "OS7" is available in public beta...

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The Unreliable LISA

I missed the earliest Apples, having bought a NEC PC-8001 in 1981 and then a Convergent Technologies/Burroughs B20 in 1985. Both were clients of my ad agency; neither were bad machines, with color monitors and some graphics capabilities. The B20 drove a Qume daisywheel printer at about 20 characters...

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