puzzle

puzzle

Water-damaged Fujifilm X100 torn apart for fun and education (but mostly fun)

www.engadget.com
James Maher had the unfortunate luck of placing his bag and prized Fujifilm X100 in a "dry" container on a fishing trip that didn't keep its contents very dry. Maher survived his harrowing voyage on the SS Hit 'em Hard, but his camera did not. Thankfully, the photographer didn't...
Water-damaged Fujifilm X100 torn apart for fun and education (but mostly fun)

GOWEX bringing free WiFi to French rail stations, starting with Marseille

www.engadget.com
We take free WiFi at our transportation hubs for granted here in the US. (Heck, we've even got it deep in the bowels of NYC.) In other countries, it's not a given that you'll have high-speed broadband at your disposal while waiting for a train or plane. France is...
GOWEX bringing free WiFi to French rail stations, starting with Marseille

Andy Rubin knew that a clean-room implementation of Java was 'unlikely' to happen at Google

www.fosspatents.com
Having watched Oracle v. Google closely from the outset of the litigation more than 20 months ago, I can say that at least the trial serves to satisfy my curiosity. None of the material that has shown up is entirely surprising, but this trial adds many pieces to the puzzle....
Andy Rubin knew that a clean-room implementation of Java was 'unlikely' to happen at Google

Netflix Streaming App Coming to iPad

mashable.com
From day one, the iPad was not only a device for reading e-books and magazines, but also for enjoying video content – despite the fact that it doesn’t support the ubiquitous Flash. Now, Netflix is one of the first to fulfill this promise with a Netflix streaming app for...
Netflix Streaming App Coming to iPad

Ubuntu for tablets revealed with split screen multi-tasking, preview for Nexus slates coming this week

www.engadget.com
Here it is: the fourth and final piece of the Ubuntu puzzle. We've seen the OS on smartphones, on TVs and of course on desktops, but the tablet version has spent a little longer in its dressing room. Fortunately, Canonical feels that the last stage in its four-screen strategy...
Ubuntu for tablets revealed with split screen multi-tasking, preview for Nexus slates coming this week

GeekDad Puzzle Of The Week: Riddles and Ciphers and Jumbles Oh My!

www.wired.com
GeekDad Puzzle Of The Week: Riddles and Ciphers and Jumbles Oh My!

Steam Early Access makes public game tests a near-automatic affair

www.engadget.com
Many gotta-have-it-first gamers are very familiar with public betas and other chances to try titles before they officially reach the servers -- but not on Steam, where the closed system has usually left people waiting for final builds. Valve doesn't want to leave customers on the sidelines, though, and...
Steam Early Access makes public game tests a near-automatic affair
Viber expands to PC and Mac as competitors preach 'mobile only'
Major glitch in Bitcoin network sparks sell-off; price temporarily falls 23%

SpellTower - review

www.guardian.co.uk
The new-look word game is more addictive than everOne of the most popular app store titles, SpellTower (£1.49, Zach Gage, iOS) has received a multiplayer update. What at first appears to be yet another word game soon becomes fantastically addictive with its mix of word-finding and Tetris.Letters fall from the...
SpellTower - review

Windosill for iPad

www.computerworld.com
It doesn't seem entirely accurate to describe Windosill as a game. Games, after all, evoke things like rules and objectives and winning. And while there's certainly a goal to strive for in the $3 iPad app from Vectorpark.com--solve one puzzle to move onto the next one until you've completed all...
Windosill for iPad

Lovefilm's Kindle inclusion helps Amazon's global content ambitions

paidcontent.org
Amazon is slotting its global content line-up in to place by finally confirming its Lovefilm movie service will ship on its Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire units in the UK. We had been waiting to hear Amazon’s intentions for the movies part of its content suite overseas. The HD and...
Lovefilm's Kindle inclusion helps Amazon's global content ambitions
Why 'My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant' is 'the gayest game ever made'
Double-sided transparent touchscreen prototype shown off by NTT Docomo

Engadget Giveaway: win a new iPad, courtesy of puzzle app Triple Entendre!

www.engadget.com
Finally, a contest where everybody gets something for free! The Van Buren Boys, the folks behind addictive iPhone / iPad puzzle app Triple Entendre, is offering up a sparkling new Apple tablet for you to win, alongside eight free titles. If you aren't the lucky winner, don't despair: the...
Engadget Giveaway: win a new iPad, courtesy of puzzle app Triple Entendre!

F.ounders 2013: Rapid prototyping, hardware startups and Kickstarter as foreplay

thenextweb.com
Today at F.ounders 2013 event at NASDAQ MarketSite, a panel of folks got together to chat about how rapid prototyping, crowd funding and manufacturing are changing the face of hardware. The panel had Wired editor Bill Wasik interviewing Julie Uhrman of the OUYA Android gaming console, Ben Kaufman of idea-focused product...
F.ounders 2013: Rapid prototyping, hardware startups and Kickstarter as foreplay

Did Socialcam buy its way to the #1 app store spot by using FreeAppADay?

thenextweb.com
We told you about Socialcam’s milestone today, but its rise to glory has another piece to the puzzle. While the app has enjoyed a run of pretty impressive organic growth due to its extremely sticky sharing, it might have needed a bit of help by way of marketing dollars to...
Did Socialcam buy its way to the #1 app store spot by using FreeAppADay?

Why Today's iPhone Event Is So Huge For Apple

www.readwriteweb.com
Apple's next iPhone isn't just a new gadget. It's the lifeblood of the world's biggest tech company, representing half of its sales and even more of its profits. And showing off the new iPhone -- getting good buzz and getting people excited to buy -- is a crucial part of...
Why Today's iPhone Event Is So Huge For Apple

Oakley cooking up its own smart glasses, hoping to trump Project Glass with improved style

www.engadget.com
Oakley's Thump glasses haven't exactly succeeded in fending off the competition when it comes to portable music playback, but that isn't stopping it from working feverishly to develop the next round of vaguely intelligent eyewear. CEO Colin Baden told Bloomberg that the company has been toying with ways to...
Oakley cooking up its own smart glasses, hoping to trump Project Glass with improved style

Mr. Puzzle

www.bigfishgames.com
Mr. Puzzle

Alex Reid’s Proposal Puzzle

www.inquisitr.com
Alex Reid’s Proposal Puzzle

Game of Thrones Most Pirated TV-Show of 2012

torrentfreak.com
With 4,280,000 downloads for a single episode, Game of Thrones has the honor of becoming the most pirated TV-show of 2012. Over the years the number of TV-show downloads on BitTorrent has leveled off a bit, but this year we saw a small increase again. The majority of TV-show piracy,...
Game of Thrones Most Pirated TV-Show of 2012

Surveillance trade shows: which government agencies attend?

www.guardian.co.uk
At £634.31 a ticket you've really got to be interested in surveillance to attend the latest ISS World trade show. Here's the list of government agencies who ISS World list as attendees• Get the dataThe surveillance industry trade shows, for example ISS World run by Telestrategies, are the place to...
Surveillance trade shows: which government agencies attend?

Don't fret: There's another mobile RSS reader for you out there yet

arstechnica.com
It’s been a bit of an interesting week for Android users. On the one hand, Samsung, the world’s biggest Android handset manufacturer, just announced the next iteration of its very popular smartphone, and on the other, Google announced the impending shut down of Reader, which will inevitably impact mobile...
Don't fret: There's another mobile RSS reader for you out there yet

Going loco: Everplaces and Circleme hit public beta

gigaom.com
Anyone reading between the lines after the closure of ratings app Oink, may have picked up a signal about the state of social, local, mobile services today. After all, if a well-designed app with lots of press coverage can’t get enough traction to make it worthwhile, then perhaps the glut...
Going loco: Everplaces and Circleme hit public beta

More Details on Google's Cloud Offering; Many More Details Needed

allthingsd.com
Google has released a few more details about Compute Engine, the infrastructure-as-a-service offering it debuted at Google I/O today. In a company blog post, Craig McLuckie, its product manager sketched some some of the details that didn’t make it into Urs Hölzle’s remarks during today’s keynote address at Day 2...
More Details on Google's Cloud Offering; Many More Details Needed

Dwolla and Etsy launch a brand new eCommerce hackathon in NYC

thenextweb.com
It should come as no surprise that New York’s tech scene continues to grow rapidly as of late, and through all the coworking spaces, accelerators, meetups and events, the city has quickly formed a close-knit community. We’re lucky to have the likes of NY Tech Meetup, General Assembly and WeWork...
Dwolla and Etsy launch a brand new eCommerce hackathon in NYC

East, West Meet in Mobile Game

online.wsj.com
GungHo Online Entertainment of Japan and Supercell of Finland are working together. In "Puzzle & Dragons" from Gungho, players will encounter characters and themes from Supercell's "Clash of Clans."...
East, West Meet in Mobile Game

'Amazing Alex,' new game from Angry Birds maker Rovio

www.washingtonpost.com
Angry Birds maker Rovio has branched out from its tried and true formula of giving its irate avian stars new places to fight their pig enemies. In the company's new game, Amazing Alex, the game makers have taken the physics puzzle fun a little closer to home. Read full article...
'Amazing Alex,' new game from Angry Birds maker Rovio

Escape from the 35 rooms with DOOORS

www.insidemobileapps.com
DOOORS is iOS game from Japanese developer 58works.  Although originally released in December, in March the game has been consistently showing up near the top of the free app charts. The game appears to have climbed the chart based on word-of-mouth, since its received almost no attention from the mainstream...
Escape from the 35 rooms with DOOORS
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?