Are you a die-hard Android hater? Well, good news, you get to stick it in the craw of Android gamers, as Radiation Island [$2.99] is an iOS exclusive. Why are the developers, Atypical Games, sticking with iOS only? Because Android owners don't pay for stuff. According to Atypical Games CEO Andrei Lopata, after a release
Its not every day we see a Windows Phone used in an art project. Above is Tender, a commentary on users on Tinder treating each other as pieces of meat. “Tender is the easy way to connect with new and interesting meat around you,” creators Cors Brinkman, Jeroen van Oorschot, Marcello Maureira, and Matei Szabo […]
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Ellie from The Last of Us is coming to iOS! Well, ok, not exactly. According to an announcement yesterday, Ashley Johnson, the actress who voiced Ellie in Naughty Dog's huge hit The Last of Us, has signed on to work on Telltale's Tales from the Borderland's [$4.99] series. Johnson has also worked on the TV
After a year of threatening and intimidating multiple female journalists who wouldn’t fall in line, Uber appears to have awaken a sleeping female reporting giant. I’m heartened to see that while David Plouffe’s photo opps may have distracted...Show More Summary
On-screen controls haters, take notice. If you play Sword of Xolan [$0.99], you'll have to rethink many of your arguments, and we all know how people love to hold on to their opinions. Sword of Xolan is a retro platformer that's just come out and is an entertaining action game with lovely art and strong level
Imagine you’re in a room by yourself. Every so often someone comes by and slips a piece of paper under the door with Chinese characters on it. You don’t know Chinese yourself, but you do have a book that can help. You simply look up the characters in the book and it’ll tell you what
Last year at the MIT CIO Symposium, I had the opportunity to participate on a panel regarding the Board / CEO relationship with the CIO. The panel was moderated by the Wall Street Journal's Michael Hickins. Earlier in the year, Michael and I spoke about the challenges of security and innovation in a post-Snowden / Target era. Show More Summary
And now, here’s your Friday dose of Cute: A sweet-faced polar bear cub was keen to explore a boat full of wildlife watchers, just as much as it did exploring the camera lens attached to the prow. Kyriakos Kaziras, a professional wildlife photographer, was out in the water with his colleagues when the curious cub […]
Every week when I put together the Update Mondays articles, it makes me smile to see certain games and developers appearing frequently. Particularly so if it involves free updates to paid games, because let's be honest, that's a lot of extra work for likely little return in the pure financial sense. One of the most
I wish I could love Oddwings Escape [Free] by Small Giant Games. Don’t get me wrong--I definitely like it. But in order to love something, I need to feel a drive deep in my soul to go back to it over and over, because That Thing is super enjoyable and puts a warm glow in
I remember back in the day when the idea of having a cap on your mobile data was the stuff of dystopian nightmares, up there with having to face sentient machines bent on our destruction. Unfortunately, as soon as mobile companies figured out they could cap us at will, the experience of gaming-on-the-go changed immediately.
AppSpy’s video review of the retro-style sword-swinging platformer Sword of Xolan praises the game for its precise controls and hearty character, though the overall experience is reportedly a wee bit short. More about Sword Of Xolan » The post Sword of Xolan Video Review: Tasty Titbits of Gameplay is from Slide To Play via AppSpy.
I was recently reading a science fiction novel that featured a central character who argued against the idea that consciousness is a good thing to have. On the surface that sounds absurd, but think about it a little deeper. Computers absolutely demolish us when it comes to things like math and chess, and some of
No amount of force is excessive in this new game...
Hey, it's HighScalability time: Where is the World Brain? San Fernando marshes in Spain (by Cristobal Serrano) 569TB: 500px total data transfer per month; 82% faster: elite athletes' brains; billions and millions: Facebook's graph store...Show More Summary
“Being in tech and not caring about tech culture is a luxury, only affordable to those with enough privilege to ignore it and too little empathy to care.” In her beautiful, award-nominated “A Talk About Nothing” at the 2015.concat()Show More Summary
It's amazing what you can do with 49 old floppy drives and an Arduino Uno.
Across the globe, drones are being used to map how diseases spread, survey farmland and even deliver pizza. While American regulators have been slow to come up with a rulebook for the evolving industry, Canada has emerged as a leader...Show More Summary
Red nose day—a U.K. campaign launched this year in the U.S. by NBC to “[raise] money for children and young people living in poverty by simply having fun and making people laugh,” culminated Thursday night in a three-hour television special that featured celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Will Ferrell. But it wasn’t just walkers…