Thursday, 7 May 2015

The creator of The Sims launches a scrapbook app that's like PowerPoint with stickers




Will Wright, creator of The Sims and SimCity, launched a new iPhone app today, and it has nothing to do with taking care of vaguely autonomous animated people or building skyscrapers. The app, called Thred, lets users create and customize mobile scrapbooks, or "threds," and share them with friends.
Users can pull images straight from their phones or an internet search and personalize them with captions, stickers, and filters. Put a unicorn sticker here, tag a friend and location there. Users can upload up to 30 photos at once, rearrange them to tell a story, and then choose from 22 different fonts and 10 categories of stickers to help narrate the story. If the sticker you want isn't available, Thred searches Bing for transparent images...
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