EightBit

  • Like The Screencasts In The EightBit Video? Try Sound Stage For Mac

    Earlier today my colleague MG Siegler wrote about EightBit, a new social game and included the above video, with plenty of demo screencasts of the EightBit app. Those screencasts were via Sound Stage 1.3 for Mac, a desktop app that in addition to recording HD desktop screencaps, hooks into an iOS simulator to take screen captures of iPhone app demos. The app launched its new revamp yesterday… Read More

  • EightBit Hits The Street Running With HTML5 Power; SXSW Just Got A Lot More Fun

    EightBit Hits The Street Running With HTML5 Power; SXSW Just Got A Lot More Fun

    The other day, I was thinking about the magic that was the original Foursquare launch at SXSW in 2009. The city of Austin was abuzz with everyone using the app — even though no one was sure what it really was yet. Or how, if ever, it would be useful. It was really just a fun game at the time. And this year, Austin is going to have that game again: EightBit. If you’ve been on… Read More

  • How To Make An 8-Bit Twitter Avatar

    It’s a great story, inspired by an 8-bitted Dribbble post by UK artist and designer Harry Harrison, San Francisco interactive designers Addison Kowalski, Amadeus Demarzi and Courtney Guertin took the idea to the next level by 8 bit-ing their Twitter avatars, which inevitably went viral among the tech set, finally consuming MG Siegler and myself in a blaze of pixelated glory about a day ago. Read More