Miis

Look who’s making an unauthorized appearance on iPhone!

There’s an interesting free app available for iPhone called i3D. An experiment in face-tracking via the front camera, it shifts the perspective of several demo objects as if you were looking at three dimensional scenes. It’s interesting and fun, but (and even the app’s creator admits this) it still looks flat. The effect doesn’t come close to the what the 3Ds achieves, but ...

Some more QR code fun

I do love creatin’ Miis. A reader asked how to get the Mii Beatles shown in a recent post, so I’ve gathered the fab four along with some cartoon sleuths, my favorite President, a boy wizard and a few surprise guests to mingle with Derek, David, Eugene and your own Mii! And, yes, I know Daphne’s not very accurate, but dang, that’s a difficult one to Mii-ize!

Free Mii’s! Come and get ‘em!

Of all the programs that the activity log in my 3DS has logged me using, the Mii Maker and Mii Plaza have gotten the least attention. To remedy the situation, I thought I would give out my Mii QR code to anyone who cared to have it.  I’m not sure if my Mii looks entirely like a spitting image of the real Eugene, (my hair is at least 3 times the length), but good enough I suppose. I hope in ...

So many possibilities…

I’ll try to keep this post from turning into a nauseating flood of gushing praise; after all, nothing’s perfect and the 3DS has some problems we’re all aware of—some temporary, some probably permanent. In the past week, however, I’ve experienced more wonderment and surprise from this little handheld than I’ve ever gotten from my first days with any other gaming device.  In addition, T...