It was only a matter of time before Hollywood made a biographical film about the life of super-trendy Apple founder Steve Jobs. Read on for details on jOBS, the upcoming biopic starring Ashton Kutcher as the "Father of the Digital Revolution!"
After being launched last month in Japan, The Pokémon Company has officially launched its Pokédex iOS app in North America and Europe. The app starts out inexpensively at $1.99, but four additional expansions at $6.99 make it a hard sell for all but the most dedicated fan and player. Hit the jump for all of the info.
Thanks to a concept/tribute album from IOSYS, Apple's personal assistant software Siri has become an honorary Vocaloid. With the help text to speech software, "Tell Me Siri-tan!" sings the story of an Apple fan acquiring a new iPhone and spending Christmas with the device he fell in love with - though there is some hardship around the issue of new map software. More after the jump.
With Apple announcing the iPhone 5, it's a good excuse to look back at how Japanese online art community Pixiv responded to the last generation's key feature, the personal assistant software Siri. Beyond being an obvious target for anthropomorphism, Siri's phonetic similarity to a Japanese word for "buttocks" called out for parody. See the results after the jump.
In Icon's 12 inch Steve Jobs is the iPad of action figures. The figure, which sells on their site for $100, is creepily realistic down to the New Balance shoes and Levi's. Check it out after the jump.
Lost in the chaos that exemplifies Comic Market last weekend was a simple tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that re-imagines the founder as a cute anime style woman. Yes, you read that right. Hit the jump for all the details.
On January 3rd, Wiley will be publishing Caleb Melby and JESS3's (of infographic fame) The Zen of Steve Jobs, a graphic novel look at the relationship between the Apple co-founder and Kobun Chino Otogawa, a Zen Buddhist priest who emigrated to the U.S. from Japan in the early 1970s. Check out the preview video after the jump.
Production IG keeps the iPhone app train rolling with its latest app based on current season favorite Guilty Crown. Find out more about the app and how it works after the break!
Steve Jobs built his reputation as a visionary by steering left when the rest of the world wanted to go straight. His death, while shocking, was not surprising to anyone following his battle with pancreatic cancer. Learn more about Steve Jobs' life and read comments from the president, CEO and technology leaders at the jump.
Steve Jobs announces a drastic change at Apple's annual developers conference. Since the iPhone debuted, news of an early summer iPhone launch usually fills the summer headlines. This year, software is king as Apple places the weight of their company in the clouds.