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Why NFC in the iPad Air 2 is a big deal for small businesses

12 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : jkOnTheRun

Apple stuck an NFC controller chip in the iPad Air 2, although it's not used for anything at the moment.

Highly Anticipated 'Seabeard' Soft Launches in Canada

It's almost reached meme status to ask where Seabeard is every Wednesday following our GDC coverage of the game. Published by Backflip and developed by Hand Circus, the pedigree behind this game is just incredible. The version shown at GDC looked awesome, and that was months ago: It just soft launched this morning, so I

Full Fledged 'Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Generation' Soft Launches in Canada

This is a hell of a time to be a collectable card game player, and if you are but don't own an iPad yet, consider this one more thing to push you over the edge. Joining Hearthstone [Free (HD)] and Pokemon TCG Online [Free (HD)] is Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Generation, which appears to be a full

'Pixel Boat Rush' Review - Everybody Do The Wave

I've often felt that the genre that perhaps benefited the most from the jump from 2D to 3D was racing. Really thinking about it, racing is one of the genres that begged the most for polygons, having already spent years working in pseudo-3D with scaling sprites and optical tricks. Hardware that couldn't manage said tricks

Foursaken Media Officially Announce 'Heroes and Castles 2'

Regular readers of our site know that we're big fans of Foursaken Media, and it's almost a running joke by now just how productive the team of four brothers is at pumping out new iOS games. It seems like just after they release a new game, they're right there the next day announcing their next

'Hitman GO' Updated with New Classic Level Pack and iCloud Integration, On Sale for $1.99

Square Enix's excellent Hitman-themed puzzle strategy game Hitman GO [$1.99] has just been updated with a new classic level pack and iCloud integration, and it's on sale again for just $1.99. The new chapter of levels is called "St. Petersburg Stakeout" and is based off of the same level from the 2002 console game Hitman

'Wavefront' Review - The Challenge of Relaxation

I found myself kind of curious about Wavefront [$0.99] when I saw that it was published by DeNA – and it wasn't a free-to-play game. It started out as Waveform on PC, and now has been brought to iOS under the new name, for unknown reasons. Curious. But it still doesn't answer why this was

Goodbye CTR: That Metric Doesn’t Cut It for Mobile Ad Measurement

Once upon a time, the Click-Through-Rate (CTR) was the holy grail of engagement metrics. Not now. “Marketers only using clickthrough rates (CTRs) to measure mobile ad performance may need to take a step back and re-evaluate, based on a September 2014 report by xAd, Nielsen, and Placed,” explains a recent eMarketer report. “According to the […]

Microsoft Lumia is the newest smartphone phone brand

12 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : jkOnTheRun

Microsoft just reported it sold 9.3 million Nokia Lumia sales over the last three months. New phones, however, will be branded as Microsoft Lumia devices. The company will still use the…

'Fighting Fantasy: Caverns Of The Snow Witch' Review - It Keeps Going And Going And

Look upon me, peasants and nobles alike. For it is I who have slain the mighty yeti, traversed the caverns of the Snow Witch and put her to her final rest, and helped fend off the orc hordes from the dwarven stronghold of Stonebridge. It is I who, after enduring countless deadly battles and outsmarting

EA Soft Launches New Free to Play 'Sim City'

Hey Sim City fans- If you've been looking to scratch your city building itch on to go, a new entry in the series just soft launched in New Zealand. It's called SimCity BuildIt, which is not only free to play but also "reimagined for a new generation of mobile players." I'm not entirely sure what

'Swap Heroes' Review - Bite-Sized Challenge

I enjoy this current trend of games that are easy to pick up and play, but also present a challenge. And really, Swap Heroes hits a lot of my buttons. It's built for short sessions, winds up being challenging and highly replayable, and oh, it has pixel art. It's perfect for quick sessions, but delivers

Apple Pay Plus Retargeting is Powerful One-Two Punch

Apple Pay, the new mobile payments system, is here. Now available to consumers, the system is being praised by direct response and retail brands. Apple Pay allows users to store their credit card information on their iPhones and pay from their devices. But there’s more on the horizon. “The company already has plans for using […]

Tim Cook says Apple working on bringing Apple Pay to China

Tim Cook reiterated the importance of the Chinese market on the last day of his trip to China, saying that Apple wants everything they do to work in the country. This includes Apple Pay. While Apple is in the process of figuring outShow More Summary

iPad Air 2 unboxing and hands-on!

The new iPad Air 2 is here with its gold finish, laminated Retina display, and monstrous new triple-core Apple A8X processor. Here's what's in the box, and a full hands-on tour of the new hardware! We're busy reviewing it now, so if you have any requests, or any questions, fire away!

How to sell your old iPad so you can buy the new iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3!

How to sell your old iPad, and get the most money you can to put towards your new iPad! So you've already got an iPad but have your sights set on purchasing a new iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3. Lucky for you, iPads hold their value extremely well which means that you can fairly easily trade your old one in for some cash to put towards your new one. Show More Summary

Ingress celebrates two year birthday with new monthly event 'First Saturdays'

Real-world adventure game Ingress will be celebrating its second birthday this year, and it's doing so in style. Google's Niantic Labs, which runs the game, will be kicking off the celebration with a new monthly event series called "First Saturdays" which will serve to bring new Ingress "agents" into the fold. Show More Summary

T-Mobile wants better coverage inside your home and it's asking the FCC for help

T-Mobile wants its phones, tablets, and devices to work better in your homes and buildings, and to do so it is petitioning the FCC to make that happen. The Un-carrier wants to be able to buy more low-band spectrum to improve in-building coverage in the next FCC auction, and T-Mobile wants the FCC to alter a few rules to help it succeed. Show More Summary

LG G Watch R review

LG's second Android watch is a step forward, but not a game-changer Smartwatches have been a thing for quite some time now. Nevertheless, it's a product category still struggling to find its feet, not to mention a compelling reason for normal people — those who live outside the tech bubble — to buy in. Show More Summary

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