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Behold Our Latest Creation: BlackBerry 10 Templates!

Behold Our Latest Creation: BlackBerry 10 Templates!

Mar 12, 2013

If you have thought to yourself  “geez, what have those cats at Blue Label Labs been up too?! that Oscial site never gets updated!” then wait no more! I want to announce the launch our latest offering for app designers and entrepreneurs: BlackBerry10Templates.com! BlackBerry10Templates.com is our newest line of app mockup and prototyping tools for...

We wrote a book!

We wrote a book!

Dec 4, 2012

If you’ve been a longtime Oscial reader, then you might have noticed a drop off in my frequency of posts recently. It’s not because I don’t love you, it’s just that I’ve been heads down writing a real book. Yes, a honest to goodness, non fiction book. What’s it about? Gandalf? Nelson Mandela & Desmond Tutu? The viscosity...

Just how bad is Apple Maps?

Just how bad is Apple Maps?

Nov 12, 2012

For those of you wondering if the recent backlash against Apple Maps is justified, let me shed some light for you: Apple Maps makes ‘The Adventures of Pluto Nash’ look like cinematic gold. Apple Maps is like the app equivalent of the XFL . Apple Maps is about as useful as a solar-powered flashlight. Apple Maps makes Michael Brown look like...

Williamsburg: Every Month is Movember

Williamsburg: Every Month is Movember

Oct 23, 2012

It’s been 7 weeks since I packed my satchel, grabbed my walking stick and set out for that Hipster hinterland known as Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Like Darwin crawling over the rocks of the Galapagos, I’ve sat in cafes, perused antique shops, and explored artist’s colonies in my attempt to understand what Williamsburg is all about. It may be 1...

What in the devil is a Bahndr?

What in the devil is a Bahndr?

Sep 22, 2012

You’re not alone if you’ve seen “Bahndr” appear on your Facebook or Twitter and wondered to yourself “say what?” What is Bahndr? What does it mean? From whence did Bahndr come? All perfectly good questions, Bahndr is the name of a free iPhone app we’ve recently finished and which is now freely available on the Apple...