Daily Archives: September 24, 2012

Illustrated Collection of Famous Movie, TV, Comic & Video Game Robots

New York graphic designer Daniel Nyarihas created a great poster that displays a memorable collection of Famous Robots from film, television, comics and video games.

Prints, canvases, bags, hoodies and shirts are all available to purchase from Daniel’s online Society6 store.

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Apple To Start iPhone 5 Personal Pickup Tonight

Apple expects to launch its Personal Pickup service for iPhone 5 at 10 p.m. tonight.

Make your purchase at the Apple Online Store or from the Apple Store app on your iPhone or iPod touch. Select “pick up” when you check out, then stop by your favorite Apple Retail Store to pick up your order in person.

You’ll receive a pickup notification when your order is ready. Just come into the Apple Retail Store and they’ll have it waiting for you. You can be in and out right away. Or you can choose Personal Setup, which is included with every new Apple Product.

Apple stores are reportedly receiving iPhone 5s today that will be available for Personal Pickup tomorrow.

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Apple TV Updated To iOS 5.1, Bringing Shared Photo Streams, AirPlay Broadcasting & More

Apple has released an update for Apple TV: version 5.1 (10A406e). Version 5.1 adds support for Shared Photo Streams, as well as streaming audio content from the Apple TV to AirPlay speakers and AirPort Express wireless routers.

New features include:

- Shared Photo Streams – Accept invitations for Shared Photo Streams, browse photos and comments, and receive notifications of new content.

- AirPlay – Send audio content from Apple TV to AirPlay-enabled speakers and devices (including AirPort Express and other Apple TVs). Also includes the ability to require an onscreen code to use AirPlay with your Apple TV.

- iTunes account switching – Save multiple iTunes accounts and switch quickly between them.

- Trailers – Search movie trailers. In the United States, see show times for local theaters.

- Screen savers – New Cascade, Shrinking Tiles, and Sliding Panels screen savers.

- Main menu – Reorder icons on the second page by holding down the select button on the remote.

- Subtitles – SDH support for the deaf and hard-of-hearing as well as improvements to viewing and selecting subtitles.

- Network configuration – Support for setting up advanced network options using configuration profiles. See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5437 for more information.

- Stability and performance – Includes general performance and stability improvements.

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The Avengers DVD/Blu-ray Posters Revealed

Disney and Marvel revealed four 18 x 24 posters that are available only to fans who purchase the DVD or Blu-ray of the film.

There are three posters by Matthew Ferguson and one by Mark Bagley, based on his Avengers Assemble #1 cover.

The first image below will be available for free to anyone who buys a DVD or Blu-ray and inputs their unique code into the website avengersofferassemble.com.

For an additional $19.99 (plus shipping) you can get the additional three posters.

Free Matthew Ferguson poster

Matthew Ferguson Hulk poster

Matthew Ferguson Iron Man poster

Mark Bagley Avengers poster

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Dave Perillo’s Retro-Style Travel Posters For The “Around The World In An 80′s Daze” Show At Gallery 1988: Venice

On September 28, 2012, artists Dave Perillo and Tom Whalen will unveil their 2-man show, “Around The World in an 80′s Daze” at Gallery 1988: Venice.

The show will feature 21 screen printed retro-style travel posters that celebrate 80′s pop culture.

Both Dave and Tom will be in attendance at the show opening on Friday, September 28, 2012 at Gallery 1988 (214 Pier Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405). The opening reception will be from 7–10 PM.

Below are some Dave Perillo prints that will be available at the show.

Trans American Airlines
From the film, Airplane
Medium: 4 color screenprint on 100lb Cougar Natural
Size: 18”x24”
Edition: Signed and Numbered edition of 55

Bushwood Country Club
From the film, Caddyshack
Medium: 3 color screenprint on 100lb French Paper Cement Green Construction
Size: 12”x24”
Edition: Signed and Numbered edition of 50

Walley World
From the film, Vacation
Medium: 3 color screenprint on 100lb Cougar Natural
Size: 18”x24” Edition:
Signed and Numbered edition of 55

Thundera
From the show Thundercats
Medium: 3-color screenprint on 100lb cougar natural
Size: 12”x24”
Signed and Numbered Edition of 50

Elsinore Castle & Brewery
From the film, Strange Brew
Medium: 3 color screenprint on 80lb French Paper Dur-O-Tone Newsprint Extra White
Size: 18”x24”
Edition: Signed and Numbered edition of 45

Falkor Air by Dave Perillo
From the film, The Neverending Story
3-color screenprint
18″ x 24″
Limited edition of 50

Gotham Bicentenial
From the film, Batman
Medium: 3 color screenprint on offwhite 100C
Size: 12”x24”
Edition: Signed and Numbered edition of 45

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The Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Sale At Comixology

Take advantage of comiXology’s The Dark Knight Returns sale and bring home loads of Batman digital comics for only 99 cents each!

Tomorrow marks the DVD release of the Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 animated feature film, which adapts the first half of the critically acclaimed graphic novel by Frank Miller that envisions a retired Bruce Wayne returning to duty as the Dark Knight after a decade out of the cape and cowl.

comiXology is holding a special sale putting up not only all four issues of the original Batman: The Dark Knight Returns limited series, but also Miller’s other fan-favorite, Bat-centric stories, including The Dark Knight Strikes Again, Batman: Year One (Batman #404-407), and All-Star batman and Robin—all for only 99 cents each!

The sale lasts for 3 days. Click HERE to access the sale page.

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iPhone 5 First Weekend Sales Top Five Million

Apple today announced it has sold over five million of its new iPhone 5, just three days after its launch on September 21, and more than 100 million iOS devices have been updated with iOS 6.

Demand for iPhone 5 exceeded the initial supply and while the majority of pre-orders have been shipped to customers, many are scheduled to be shipped in October.

“Demand for iPhone 5 has been incredible and we are working hard to get an iPhone 5 into the hands of every customer who wants one as quickly as possible,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “While we have sold out of our initial supply, stores continue to receive iPhone 5 shipments regularly and customers can continue to order online and receive an estimated delivery date. We appreciate everyone’s patience and are working hard to build enough iPhone 5s for everyone.”

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First Official Photo of Hugh Jackman As Wolverine In The Wolverine Film

Here’s the first official photo of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in next year’s The Wolverine film. Based on the 1982 limited series, Wolverine by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller, The Wolverine is scheduled to be released on July 26, 2013.

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iPhone User Guide For iOS 6 Now Available As A Free eBook

Here’s everything you need to know about iPhone 5 and IOS 6 in a handy eBook format. Get to know iPhone and discover all the amazing things it can do, and how to do them. It’s the definitive guide for getting the most from your new iPhone, straight from Apple. The iPhone User Guide is an essential part of any iPhone library.

The iBooks version of theiPhone User Guide for iOS 6 is available on the iBookstore for free.

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