Depth Photography Apps and the New iPhones

Both the 8+ and the X capture detailed and editable depth data when shooting photos in portrait mode

Apple introduced Portrait Mode awhile back utilizing the dual lenses on their plus model phones to map depth in an image and blur out the background, creating the effect of a fast lens with the aperture wide open. With both the iPhone 8+ and the iPhone X on iOS 11 the depth data from portrait mode images is available to developers. Within Apple’s own Photos …

“Be Cool Be Nice” Interactive Book and App

Gerry DeVeaux's collaborative, art-driven effort to fight cyber bullying

Be Cool Be Nice (BCBN) launched to great fanfare last year, with the help of Willow Smith through her appearance on the cover of Garage magazine. The anti-bullying movement is back, this time with a brand new official interactive book and a partner app that activates extra adventures. Truly for all ages, the BCBN book features artwork and thoughtful messaging on every page from an …

iOS 11 Almost Turns an iPad into a MacBook

With an attachable keyboard and the latest operating system, laptop-like tasks are easily achieved

Next Tuesday Apple will be hosting an event where we expect to see the unveil of their latest iPhone. As it’s the 10th anniversary of the game-changing device, expectations are high for a significant new design. While I’m in that camp, I’m honestly even more excited that the event will be held in the Steve Jobs theater on Apple’s new Foster and Partners-designed campus. The …