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Happy Birthday, Apple II

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The Apple II personal computer is 35 years old today, a bit of news that I’m sure is either making you feel wildly old or gives you an odd rush of steampunk retro-nostalgia. The computer, launched on April 16 and 17th at the 1977 West Coast Computer Faire, went on...
Happy Birthday, Apple II

Not Safe. Why Mobile Social Games Are Just As Vulnerable As Zynga

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a game designer with 20 years experience. He is the creator of leading game design blog What Games Are, and consults for many companies on game design and development. You can follow him on Twitter here. Even while Facebook crosses the billion user mark, for Zynga the misery...
Not Safe. Why Mobile Social Games Are Just As Vulnerable As Zynga

iSmoke 2.0 hits the App Store, with secret 4/20 doobie

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Remember back in the good ol’ days, when the App Store first opened to the public? An app was cool just because it was an app, and the entire system was crowded with everything from fart simulators to beer pong games? Ok, so maybe that wasn’t the good ol’ days and...
iSmoke 2.0 hits the App Store, with secret 4/20 doobie

Amazon prepares users for the zombie apocalypse with essential gear

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Amazon seems to be worried that a zombie apocalypse is coming to a city near you shortly. They’ve created a Zombie Apocalypse Supplies page that aims to get you set up and prepared with movies and novels — so you know what you’ll be facing — and gear to keep...
Amazon prepares users for the zombie apocalypse with essential gear

Saginomiya driving simulator steers real car, isn't quite Avatar on wheels (video)

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Most simulators act in isolation from the real world, so when we see one that breaks out of its virtual shell, we're more than a little intrigued. Saginomiya has designed a driving simulator that's directly linked to an actual car's components sitting on a six-axis motion system. The whole...
Saginomiya driving simulator steers real car, isn't quite Avatar on wheels (video)

Mozilla Launches Experimental Browser-Based Simulator For Firefox OS

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Mozilla’s Firefox OS (also known as Boot to Gecko), a mobile operating system that focuses on web technologies like HTML, CSS and JavaScript, is quickly moving through its development stages. While it’s already possible to install Firefox OS on many phones, the Firefox OS team today launched its Firefox OS...
Mozilla Launches Experimental Browser-Based Simulator For Firefox OS
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Create a disease to kill off humanity with these iOS games

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World pandemic simulators have been around for awhile on Web browsers, but a classic in the genre has now made it to iOS followed by a very worthy contender. [Read more]...
Create a disease to kill off humanity with these iOS games
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Sony not ceding mobile to casual games

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More people than ever are spending less time playing traditional console video games, and far more time using a mobile device. Sony, long the entrenched king of console gaming, is continuing to roll out a new initiative that will help it compete against Android and iOS games. At GigaOM’s Mobilize...
Sony not ceding mobile to casual games
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Cadillac CUE raises the bar with capacitive touch, haptic feedback, dual-screen display

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Will capacitive touch controls and a user-configurable LCD instrument panel make Cadillac the Cadillac of cars again? That’s the hope of the flagship brand for General Motors with the Cadillac User Interface, or CUE. Cadillac aims to blend technology, ease of use, and luxury in hopes of cracking the top...
Cadillac CUE raises the bar with capacitive touch, haptic feedback, dual-screen display

What Games Are: Where Did Wii U Go Wrong?

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here. Two years ago I was very excited by the possibilities of the Wii U. I instantly fell in love...
What Games Are: Where Did Wii U Go Wrong?

Mozilla Provides An Early Peek At Its Updated Firefox OS Simulator

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Mozilla’s Firefox OS will soon be making its debut on devices sold around the world, but until then Mozilla is still working to get developers crafting web apps that will run nicely on Firefox hardware. To that end, Mozilla has seen fit to provide developers with an early preview of...
Mozilla Provides An Early Peek At Its Updated Firefox OS Simulator
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