To say thank you for a great year, we’re offering 15% OFF any boot camp, in-person course, or online course when you use code MBTHANKU. Choose from any of our exciting upcoming courses, from a novel writing class taught by an accomplished author, to an intro course for Excel. Hurry – offer expires 12/24! Browse our upcoming courses.
Fingerpainting is not necessarily an established art form or media, but this photo-realistic portrait might make you think otherwise. It’s made by artist Kyle Lambert using the app Procreate. Kyle spent 200 hours making 285,000 brush strokes, but you can watch the whole process here in this incredible three minute time-lapse video.
Today’s download is a perfect Black Friday read, especially if you are in the mood for more drinks and not more food. It’s a title from Brittany Deal, a savvy wine drinker’s first how-to book that’s full of fun and friendly advice on wine.
It’s hard to imagine a world without wine; I mean, what else would we use to help us decipher the meaning of life, cope with dating mishaps, or get through an episode of The Bachelor?
But do you know what makes great wine better than good wine? Or why one Chardonnay can taste totally different from another Chardonnay? How about why restaurants put us through the whole wine-pouring ritual? Read more
We want to take a special moment to say thanks to our wonderful readers on this day of harvest. We hope you are having a wonderful time with your friends and family, and if you happen to be online, we’ve gathered a list of You Tube videos dedicated to Thanksgivukkah, which won’t happen again for thousands and thousands of year. So… here’s to turkey latkes!
Google Chrome’s latest interactive experiment is an homage to Peter Jackson’s fictional universe, Middle Earth. It’s a large and sprawling map from the Hobbit with locations like Dol Guldur, Rivendell, and the Trollshaw forest. To explore these places from a first person, perspective, grab your phone, tablet, or computer and head over here.
Apple’s electronic recycling program now accepts slightly water-damaged phones. Previously, liquid damage would render an iPhone worthless, but starting this week, Apple will accept these phones in its stores (not online).
If the phone has water under the display or if the ports show signs of corrosion, it won’t be accepted even if your liquid contact indicator is negative.
Discover how to take your app to the next level at Mediabistro’s two-day Inside Mobile Apps conference in New York City on December 3-4, 2013. For those interested, register before November 6th to save $350 on registration fees.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Investigating Monetization in Top App Platforms,” with the show offering in-depth discussions and analysis on topics including monetization, design, marketing and growth. The conference focuses on mobile platforms like iOS and Android, but will also analyze Facebook, among other platforms.
Attendees will have access to a variety of panels and discussions, with speakers from Tapjoy, MediaBrix, DeNA West, Arkadium, Weeby and many more.
Inside Mobile Apps is aimed at not only mobile developers and publishers, but offers valuable content to anyone within the mobile and social spaces, including advertisers, mobile marketing executives, venture capital investors, e-commerce leaders and many others.
Two of this year’s featured speakers are Chris Golier, Vice President of Mobile Marketing and Strategy at NHL, and Ryan Simmons from EA Sports. Golier will speak during the panel “TV Apps: The Rise of Second-Screen Engagement,” while Simmons discusses the challenges of bringing EA Sports’ flagship franchise mobile.
Featured sessions include:
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