Posts tagged "digital pen"

Apple Patents Own Scribe Pen Device For No Touch Doodling

Apple has filed patents for two stylus devices similar to HTC’s Scribe Pen for taking notes on iPads or iPhones. The first device is labeled “stylus for touch sensitive devices.” It’s a heated digital pen with a rechargeable battery and docking station. The conductive heated tip helps create better interaction

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Competitor HTC Taking a Step Backward at 40 Times the Cost

Continuing in iPhone Alley’s weekly dose of humor, HTC provides this week’s bit of true, dare I say, stupidity. As the tablet world is quite a few miles away from the clumsy aberrance that is the “stylus,” HTC will have no trouble selling you one with a… smirk (and perhaps

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Smule Releases Glee-Branded Karaoke App

iPhone developer Smule has teamed up with the hit television show Glee to release an app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad [iTunes Link, $2.99]. The app allows users to sing along to music featured on the show, with new songs being added every week, and the aspiring vocalist can even add pitch control and auto-harmonizing effects to their voice. While it may sound like nothing more than a branded karaoke game, this app has additional functionality that places Glee in a club of its own.

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App Showcase: I Am T-Pain

Earlier this month the geniuses at Smule (same guys who brought you Ocarina) released their latest app, I Am T-Pain [App Store, $2.99]. In case you haven't heard, the app turns you into "musical genius" T-Pain, complete with Auto-Tune goodness along with original T-Pain tracks to sing along with. But rather than reading about it, you honestly need to see incredibly fun app in action. Jump down to see I Am T-Pain in all its Auto Tune glory.

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Smule Announces ‘Leaf Trombone: World Stage’ For OS 3.0, “Feel The Love” Contest

Smule has announced the release of Leaf Trombone: World Stage for specifically for OS 3.0. The new app adds two-player "duet mode" utilizing the Gamekit peer-to-peer technology in OS 3.0, as well as "Achievement Alerts" via the new push notifications service. To celebrate, they are also announcing the "Feel the Love" contest, awarding $500 in cash to the winner, with a new contest every other week for the next eight weeks. Details after the break.

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Smule’s Leaf Trombone Now Available

Smule, the company behind Ocarina [App Store], has released its latest app today called Leaf Trombone: World Stage [App Store]. The application, like other Smule apps, transforms your iPhone into a musical instrument—a leaf trombone to be specific. From the app you can play one of the many included songs, tabbed out by leafs. Check out the video below for a better idea of how the app works!

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Sonic Lighter Lets You Vote For Your Superbowl Team, Make Lighter Art

Smule has a habit of impressing us, and now they've come up with two new ways to do it. With the release of Sonic Lighter v1.3, they are also announcing two cool new ways to use the app. Tapping into it's social functions, you can now vote for which team you're rooting for during this year's Superbowl in what they've dubbed the Smulerbowl. To participate, light your Sonic Lighter's flame in Gold if you're rooting for Pittsburgh or red for Arizona. Then check out the flames around the world at Superbowl.Smule.com.

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Smule Offers $10,000 For The Best Ocarina Players, Details Ocarina 1.2

Ocarina for iPhone immediately captured our inner Nintendo-loving child, and now the developer is giving away $10,000 (US) for the best 10 Ocarina players. So get in tune, and read on for the details.

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Ocarina Turns Your iPhone Into A Magical Wind Instrument

The wonderful folks at Smule have recently released their latest application called Ocarina. Touted as the first real instrument created for the iPhone, Ocarina transforms your iPhone into an ancient wind instrument that you can actually play. Consisting of four dots which can be played in any combination you choose, the app is capable of handling quite a few tunes thanks to its ability to change both its root and mode. Ocarina even includes a Zeldarian mode so you can relive your favorite N64 game. Video after the break!

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