. . . the art of design

Write This Down

One of the perks of having a blog is that every now and then people will give you stuff for free in exchange for a write up.  For me, it is usually something digital; it's electronic.  The person giving it away spent all of his time making the first one and the others (more or less) made themselves.  Recently though, I was given a pen crafted by Regal Wood Designs.  This pen was made specifically for me.  The casing is made of Bamboo.  The shape fits my hand and writing style.  The hardware is silver and not too flashy.  The top is equipped with a stylus that works perfectly on my iPhone and iPad.  I liked this pen so much, I decided to buy another one to give away.

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Five iPhone 5 Wallpapers

In honor of my new iPhone 5 that finally arrived this week, I am giving out some iPhone 5 backgrounds that you might like.  (Don't worry, you can still use them on the older iPhones as well.)  They are super easy to get.

Step 1:

Browse to this page on your iPhone.

Step 2:

Hold your finger on the image and select Save Image.

Step 3:

Viewing the image in your Album, hit the Share button in the bottom left and select Use As Wallpaper.

Step 4:

Enjoy!  By the way, the last one makes a great Lock Screen Background.

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App Review: Fire and Dice

Carnival of GamesA while ago I reviewed Carnival of Games, a mobile app created by Sky Parlor Studios.  The guys over there were kind enough to ask me to review another game of theirs called Fire and Dice.  They’ve even offered to give away five free iPhone promo code to one of my lucky readers.  So, if you haven’t already, re-tweet this article with #FireAndDice to enter for a chance to win.  The game is also available on both Android and AppStore.

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