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'Skater' Review - Two Shoes and a Board

25 minutes agoMobile / Mobile Apps : Touch Arcade

Skating games were my life for months at a time. Whether it was the next Tony Hawk iteration or EA's SKATE, every time a shiny new skating title would hit my doorstep, I'd be engrossed in that world for weeks on end. I wasn't the best skater in the real world, but digitally I was

'Bumper Tank Battle' from 'Cubed Rally Racer' Creator Coming Next Week

57 minutes agoMobile / Mobile Apps : Touch Arcade

The best way to describe Jared Bailey's next game is that it's Joust with tanks, and yeah, that is pretty much what Bumper Tank Battle is. Releasing next Thursday, October 30th, this is the latest in a series of micro-games that the creator of Cubed Rally Racer [$0.99 / $1.99 (HD)] has been making, following

Planning a New Website? Don't Launch It Until You Do This

by Mike Fleming Can you imagine how happy your website users would be if they were always able to complete the tasks they came for easily and efficiently? Can you imagine how your bottom line would be affected? A major problem with the...Show More Summary

Through the Google lens: search trends October 17-23

So what’s the word on the (internet) street these days? Search trends has you covered with the latest news that had everyone talking this past week. The hard goodbyeThis week, searchers paid their respects to legendary clothing designer Oscar de La Renta, who he passed away on Monday at the age of 82. Show More Summary

Implementing material design in your Android app

By Chris Banes and Nick Butcher, Android Developer Relations Material design is a comprehensive approach to visual, interaction and motion design for the multi-screen world. Android 5.0 Lollipop and the updated support libraries help you to create material UIs. Show More Summary

'Proun+' Will Finally Bring the Artsy Tunnel Racer to iOS

Dutch developer Joost van Dongen's Proun was a successful indie racing game made a few years ago that had been on a lot of folks' wishlists for a port to iOS, especially after last year's announcement that it was coming soon. Now three years after the original's release, Engine Software has teamed up with van

This Simple iPhone Trick Is Perfect For Reading In The Dark

Ever turn down the brightness on your iPhone and wish it could go even darker? Well, you're in luck — there's even an easy shortcut so you don't have to poke around in your iPhone's menu the next time you're browsing in bed or in a movie theater. Show More Summary

Video: You might not care about 4K TVs, but you still need to watch Sony’s amazing new ad

The next big thing in television might be 4K (or even 5K, for some). Or smarter TVs. Or curvy smart TVs that also do 4K. But that doesn’t mean you really need them, especially 4K big-screen TVs, since there isn’t enough actual 4K content to consume in the first place. Show More Summary

7 Of The Coolest Easter Eggs In The Game 'Destiny' And How To Find Them

"Destiny" has been revered as one of the best video games of the year.  It made $325 million in its first five days. The game was an instant hit, even before it was officially released.  Now that it's been out for awhile, people areShow More Summary

Play Games in Full Screen Borderless Windowed Mode: 96.5% More Alt-Tab

Playing a game in windowed mode makes it easy to switch between the game and other apps. Many games give you the option of running the game in a full screen window, but if you want…

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For October 17th, 2014

Hey, it's HighScalability time: What could this be? Swarms of drones painting 3D light sculptures against the night sky! Quotable Quotes: Visnja Zeljeznjak: Steve Jobs' product pricing formula: cost of materials x 3 + 33% Benedict Evans:...Show More Summary

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

'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

'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

Guy Proposes with a Custom TARDIS

The two most powerful forces in the universe are love and Doctor Who. So when it comes to geeky wedding proposals, if you don’t involve Doctor Who you are doing it wrong. This guy gets it…

With Bethany Mota, YouTube Is Doing More Than Dancing With The Stars

Six weeks into a fierce season of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, YouTube’s fashion wunderkind Bethany Mota is still going strong. Paired onstage with pro favorite Derek Hough (as well as off-stage in romantic rumors), Mota is currently ranked No. Show More Summary

Axiomatic CSS and Lobotomized Owls

At CSS Day last June I introduced, with some trepidation, a peculiar three-character CSS selector. Called the “lobotomized owl selector” for its resemblance to an owl’s vacant stare, it proved to be the most popular section of my talk. I...Show More Summary

Intoxicating machines

“Mr. Frankel, who started this program, began to suffer from the computer disease that anybody who works with computers now knows about,” [Richard] Feynman later explained. “The trouble with computers is you play with them.” — George Dyson, describing the …

Nishant Kothary on the Human Web: The Politics of Feedback

“Were you going for ‘not classy’? Because if you were, that’s cool. This isn’t classy like some of your other work,” said my wife, glancing at a long day’s work on my screen. “Yep. That’s what I was going for!” I responded with forced cheer. Show More Summary

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