Burlesque star Dita Von Teese has been known to wear some of the most fabulous fashions around but she has taken things one step further with her modeling of the world’s first 3D printed dress. For weeks now, we’ve been hearing about 3D printing technology that allows the user to input a 3D rendered image and have a printer “print out” the image in actual 3D. For example, you input an image of a cube and the printer will print out a three dimensional cube (usually out of plastic). Designer Michael Schmidt and architect Francis Bitonti collaborated on a dress that was designed on an iPad with Dita‘s body measurements and … voila! They printed out a dress for her to wear. It’s really freakin’ cool. Check it out below. More »
Posted under: Dita Von Teese
The Early Detection Bra Is On Its Way
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, which means it’s a great time to hear about a new development in early detection. If you live in the states (and even if you don’t) there’s a very good chance that you personally know someone who either survived or succumbed to breast cancer. And even if you don’t, we’ve seen many celebrities, like Giuliana Rancic, Cynthia Nixon, and Christina Applegate come forward and speak about their personal experiences with the disease. By now, we all know that early detection is key and now scientists are backing a new bra that’s actually been designed to detect cancerous changes in cells and breast tissue. On the one hand, there’s something really bizarre-sounding about this, but ultimately I think this is fantastic news. Except for the part where the bra will coast abou $1,000, lol. Click inside to learn more.
Posted under: First Warning System
That Means You, Shannon
So Saturday Night Live just went iiiinnn on Americans, and it. Was. Awesome! Last night Christina Applegate hosted the show and she also played host on what may be one of my favorite skits ever. A group of techies sit on a panel and discuss some of the major glitches of the iPhone 5, and the creators of the iPhone not-so-happily respond to some of their issues. It’s hilarious! It kinda reminds me of a segment David Spade used to do on his show (The Showbiz Show With David Spade), called ‘Why They Hate Us.’ He would address the age-old, American question about why people in other countries have beef with Americans; usually he’d show a clip from MTV‘s My Super Sweet 16 to prove his point. It was awesome. Peep the video above and click inside for some of the other SNL clips from last night!
That-Ish-Cray Of The Day
Okay. So this is either really, really cool… or really, really scary. Apparently, researchers over at Uppsala University have been watching one of my favorite movies of all time, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. And while there’s nothing wrong with that, there is something crazy about that movie ‘coming to life’ via a new scientific method that essentially zaps bad memories from the brain. Crazy, right??? But apparently, the process does have its benefits. Click inside to learn more about today’s That-Ish-Cray Of The Day!
The TV Guide
Wow. What a bizzy day it’s been already around here in LA. After a few days of notsomuch to share in my TV Guide posts to OMG so much to share, I’m just really happy to have so much to talk about today. Last night was a fun night. David and I shared a quite birthday celebration together, which was very nice. I also got to hang out with Ollie in person and via Apple FaceTime as well. I also spent part of my night chatting with Emma and Darion on FaceTime, which was a lot of fun. Today, my iPhone 5 arrived just before the Space Shuttle Endeavor flew overhead here in LA on its arrival in SoCal where it will remain on display in a space museum. SO MUCH GOING ON and it’s only midday for me. OY! More »
The TV Guide
Last week I blogged about the forthcoming release of the iPhone 5 (which will arrive in stores and on doorsteps this Friday) but today Apple has released something for all iPhone users that will greatly improve their phones … no matter which generation they own. Apple released iOS 6 at 10AM PT today and I was lucky enough to get in early on the download. Right at 10, I was able to start the software download to my iPhone 4S and in about 25 minutes, my phone was completely upgraded to the new operating system. I haven’t had much time to play with it, to be honest, but thus far … I love what I see. More »
Posted under: Apple iOS 6
The TV Guide
Back in April we first heard that Apple was planning to release their newest iPhone in September and earlier this month we got official confirmation. Last night/this morning at 12:00 AM PT, the iPhone 5 became available for presale online. As many of you are well aware, Apple has enjoyed many, many years of success selling their products … particularly, the iPhone. In years past, I have clocked more hours than I care to admit waiting in line at Apple stores around the SoCal area. I’ve learned over the years that the best way to get the iPhone on release day is to preorder the phone … IF you can manage it. It is being reported that the entire stock of release day iPhone 5s sold out in under an hour at apple.com. Dang. More »
Posted under: iPhone 5
ARTPOP? There's An App For That.
Lady Gaga‘s forthcoming album ARTPOP is set for a 2013 release and the pop star plans to take the album release game to a whole ‘nother level. ARTPOP will apparently be the multimedia experience of a lifetime, as an iPad, iPhone, mobile, and computer compatible application. I’m guessing little Monsters everywhere are pretty much freaking out right now. And based on the description of the app, I’m pretty interested in this new movement as well. Deets inside!
Posted under: ARTPOP, Lady Gaga
"It's Almost Here."
Back in July the rumors started going around that Apple was planning to announce the forthcoming release of iPhone 5 at an event on September 12. Today, Apple has seemingly confirmed that rumor by sending out invites for their September 12 event. As you can see below, the featured graphic on the invite is a 12 (the event date) looming over a shadowed 5 (which is obviously a nod to the iPhone 5). Click below to learn more about this Apple invite and read more speculation about what may possibly be revealed at next week’s much-anticipated event. More »
Posted under: Apple Computers, iPhone 5
"Not Bad" Says the Prez
President Barack Obama paid an unannounced visit to the tech/discussion/meme/everything site Reddit yesterday to do an AMA session with, well, everyone on Reddit. An AMA or Ask Me Anything session is where a person first verifies who they are (by posting a photo) and then answers the various and usually wide-ranging questions asked of them. Obama answered a lot of very interesting questions and, very smartly, avoided the sillier questions. His AMA was so popular that he crashed the website due to heavy Internet traffic. Click below to read a report of Obama‘s AMA session on Reddit, see some of the questions and answers and see what he thought about the whole experience. More »
Posted under: Barack Obama, Reddit