In recent years the gaming industry has exploded, raking in millions in revenue to developers and topping the list as the favourite form of entertainment for people around the world, surpassing even the film and music industries.
Gaming is now pervasive. From the living room to our pockets; games have become an unstoppable force that impinge on our cultural and technological efforts, driving tech developers to find ever better ways to provide an immersive gaming experience on every platform at our disposal.
Mobile gaming has emerged as a particularly powerful contender, eclipsing even established platforms like game consoles. For mobile gamers, the way to go is either iOS or Android. In this article we take a look at how both systems match up against each other in three of the most popular gaming genres. [More...]
In a world that is increasingly device driven and internet-based, it is important more important than ever to protect yourself and your information. You’ve probably been warned about basic precautions to take, but you can always stand to be more protected. Odds are that your friends and contacts, information about your job and home, your credit card information, and your tax information are all available through your electronic and mobile devices. If you think your information is vulnerable through your devices, keep reading to learn a few additional steps to prevent strangers from accessing your information by stepping up the security. [More...]
I didn’t go to art school, but I did attend a university that ran film classes and events. Despite being a History major, I would sign up to all of the movie classes and trundle along to check out what artsy French flick was showing that week; I’d like to tell you that these actions were rooted in intellectualism and the wish to expand my mind, but to totally honest it was mainly because all of the really pretty girls seemed to congregate there. Short film app Show Me The Animation delivers a Proustian rush of those cold, winter nights spent trying to convince an incandescently beautiful Parisian exchange student that my favourite film really was La Règle du Jeu and that I had a copy of the DVD back in my dorm. For that and much more, I thank the creator of the app. [More...]
Whether you’re a dedicated cardsharp or someone who gets dragged to gambling dens by your mates only once enough alcohol has been consumed, one thing is for sure: we all like to inject a little fun into our lives via gambling. The thrill of the flashy glamour can be as addictive as it can be enthralling, but the question on our mind today is whether it’s better to go to a casino or just play the gambling apps on our smartphones? [More...]
Since smartphones came about, cellphones go far beyond mobile points of contact. Now kids either borrow mommy or daddy’s phone or stay glued to their own for entertainment. [More...]