Archive for January, 2011
Apple listed Gravilux for Mac as its #1 Staff Favorite this week, and with their help it has risen to #10 in Paid Apps. Will it beat out App Store favorite, the Fireplace App? Barring a rogue northeast heatwave, we aren’t optimistic.
…For media artist Garnet Hertz, who teaches in the Media Design Program at Art Center College of Design, the series of apps created by Scott Snibbe are winners. These include the incredibly beautiful projects titled Gravilux, Bubble Harp, Tripolar, which was commissioned by the Whitney Museum, and Antograph. Snibbe is a media artist, with a great deal of experience considering forms of social and media-based interaction…
Gravilux, one of Apples Top Ten Art and Music Apps of 2010 for the iPad and iPhone debuts today, January 6, 2011, in a new version for the Mac, and one of the first apps available through Apple’s new Mac App Store. The Mac version features a “heads-up” interface that slides in from the bottom of the screen, providing immediate access to the controls for gravity, antigravity, color, number of stars, star size, and more. The Mac’s high-speed CPUs allow Gravilux to simulate hundreds of thousands of stars at once. If you have a Mac, download it now!
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