Woodshed Art Auctions has announced it will be auctioning an opaque watercolor painting of Apple’s classic logo by the late Andy Warhol next month.
The painting is part of Warhol’s „Ads“ collection from 1985, one year after the original Macintosh launched. It features Apple’s old rainbow logo, which the company used from 1977 to 1998, between Apple and Macintosh word marks.
The painting measures eight inches squared inside a 16.5-inch squared frame, and it is signed by Warhol on the front and back. It is said to be in „very good condition“ with archival corners and no adhesives touching the artwork.
While a [...]
Awesome things have been happening over at TouchArcade this week, as we picked up not one but four additional writers. This has significantly increased our game review output, making our top reviews page really worth having bookmarked to keep up on all of the best iOS games that have come out recently. We’ve awarded top marks to Layton’s Mystery Journey, Linelight, Miracle Merchant, and The Elder Scrolls: Legends. So many five-star reviews in one week even had me re-publish an editorial I wrote back in 2016 about the unique challenges of reviewing mobile games, which is worth a look if you’re interested in some behind the scenes stuff surrounding review scores. [...]
Developers have been creating some impressive augmented reality apps and games with Apple’s upcoming ARKit API, and the latest proof-of-concept video reimagines the video accompanying A-ha’s 80s hit „Take On Me.“
The video, created by augmented reality studio Trixi, uses ARKit, Unity 3D assets, GameFlow, and animations made using Mixamo to combine real world visuals with black and white sketched characters in the „Take On Me“ video style.
The original A-Ha video featuring a sketched comic book character that comes to life took several months to create, but Trixi founder Chip Sineni told The Verge that the ARKit version took just [...]
Classic first person shooter Shadow Warrior is available as a free download for Mac over on GOG and Steam this morning. The 1997 PC game garnered fans for its wacky humor, multi-function weaponry, and destructible environment, being based on the Build platform that powered Duke Nukem 3D.
Shadow Warrior was an ambitious game for its time, containing many features not seen until later first-person shooter games, such as drivable vehicles, climbable ladders, and multiple firing modes for various weapons. The game was rebuilt in 2014 with OS X support and published by 3D Realms.
The full game (including two expansion packs) is being offered on Steam as a free [...]