Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Apple’s iPad serves as digital medium for David Hockney’s latest art exploration

Vancouver Sun - Happily hunched over his iPad, Britain’s most celebrated living artist David Hockney is pioneering in the art world again, turning his index finger into a paintbrush that he uses to swipe across a touch screen to create vibrant landscapes, colourful forests and richly layered scenes.  Read more.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Apple unveils iPad Air, iPad Mini with Retina display

USA Today - Apple is hosting an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, where it is widely expected the company will announce a new lineup of iPad tablets.  Read more.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Raspberry Pi gets low-cost camera bundle

Imaging Resource - When Raspberry Pi first announced a camera module for the super-affordable mini-computer, you had to buy the $25 camera separately from the $25-$35 main unit. Now the organization has announced that it's selling both parts as a bundle, and it's a dirt cheap way to get your hands on them.  Read more.

RECENT: Auction house Phillips partners with Tumblr for its first ever digital art auctio

Cool Hunting - Although its main focus has been on contemporary art and design in the last decade, Phillips has never held an auction dedicated to digital art—until now. The historic international auction house partnered with Tumblr (undoubtedly one of the most popular platforms used by emerging and established digital artists to share their work) for Paddles ON!, an exhibition and auction curated by Lindsay Howard that showcases artists who are using new technologies to create works that are shaping the developing genre of digital art.  Read more.

Monday, October 7, 2013

LG to start producing flexible displays for smartphones

USA Today - Electronics giant LG says it will start production of a flexible OLED display for use in smartphones.

The panels are built using plastic instead of glass that allows them to bend without breaking.  Read more.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Adobe reports massive security breach

PC World - Adobe reported what it called a “sophisticated” cyberattack on its network where hackers gained unauthorized access to confidential customer information including IDs and encrypted passwords. The hack affects some 2.9 million customers worldwide, the company estimates.  Read more.