Posts by Cameron Buchan

Introducing Trygger: A clip on polarizing lens for iPhone that limits glare and sharpens images

The clip on iPhone lens is by no means a new accessory, they’ve been around for longer than the iPhone’s camera has even had a flash, but none have been quite as simple or feature-rich as the latest. Called Trygger, this clip on lens wanders from the usual fish eye, macro or wide angle attachments that most manufacturers build. No, Trygger focuses on…

Samsung Galaxy S4 components cost more than Apple’s iPhone 5

Samsung recently unveiled its long-awaited fourth addition to the ‘Galaxy S’ family, predictably named the Galaxy S4. The device directly competes with Apple’s not-so-new iPhone 5, but how much profit will Samsung make from it? Well, that should be easily calculable, as we already know how much each Galaxy S4 costs Samsung to build. IHS Suppli came up…

Apple TVs for visitors to a certain hotel near Apple’s campus

If you plan to spend  a night near Apple’s Cupertino HQ, then your hotel decision just got a whole lot easier. Starwood Hotels’ Aloft Hotel has just introduced Apple TVs in all of its rooms with access to thousands of hours’ worth of content. The hotel allows its users to watch “TV shows from iTunes, connect to Netflix for films, Hulu for television…

WhatsApp subscription fee to land on iOS

Well, this news sucks. For those of you who are unfamiliar with WhatsApp, it is essentially a cross-platform instant messaging app that allows its users unlimited use – that’s picture messages, audio messages and text messages – for a one-off fee of $0.99/69p. Well, at least that’s how it works on iOS, but on the likes of Android and BlackBerry, it’s a free…

Draw Something 2 coming soon, says OMGPOP CEO

For me, Draw Something was one of those games that was popular for a few weeks, with everyone going crazy for it, before disappearing into the crowds of other ‘flavor of the months’, with people neither noticing nor caring all too much. However, OMGPOP – owner of Zynga,  Draw Something’s developer – wants to reincarnate the charm of the app, and has just…

Penguins play Game for Cats iPad app at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Apple’s iPad is undoubtedly designed for humans, there’s no arguing that. But that doesn’t mean that animals can’t use the tablet, as we’ve seen monkeys, lizards and even a white tiger playing games on the device. There are even games on the App Store designed specifically for pets, such as ‘Game for Cats’, which is, predictably, designed for animals of the…

LEGO iPad dock released by The Daily Brick

If you remember Cam’s video on The Daily Brick’s LEGO iPhone 5 kit back in October, and you’re a bit of a geek, you’ve probably been waiting for a version of the LEGO dock for iPad. Well, as it happens, The Daily Brick has recently released instructions on how to build just such an accessory for both iPad 4th gen and iPad mini. Like its iPhone…