This is actually a piece of fresh old news. The figures revealed by newly published research are quite alarming despite. Back in 2008 an unnamed tetraplegic–paralyzed in all limbs–woman known as S3 performed a series of point and click tests on a computer. Thanks to a brain implant in 2005, she was able to perform remarkably without having to lift a finger.
There’s no doubt that the industry is moving at a dizzying pace and sometimes in about a billion directions at once, it seems. Which is why I found Brandon Boyer’s GDC talk on the role indie games can play in that future so compelling.
It’s hard not to get a bit choked up after watching that. It hits all the right notes and it turns you inside out a bit. Every word in there is not only true, but true in a way that knots your stomach with pangs of loss. Yes, games made all of us feel like that once upon a time and it is a tragedy that they no longer do.
Although the Kinect’s triumphant march to date has been relying mostly on 3D modeling hacks and dancing games, someone was bound to throw the hardcore a bone one of these days, right? Well, it turns out they did, about a year ago, in the form of the announcement of a survival horror game called Rise of Nightmares published by Sega. That’s all we knew about it until it recently got the ESRB treatment.
I know that there are many people out there that want gadgets and accessories for those gadgets that work and look cool too. There are a lot of folks that would go so far as to choose something that looks good over something that is more functional but not as attractive. All geeks need a cleaning solution for their gadgets to keep the smears away.
We have already seem some previews of games that will be available with Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play and now Gameloft has put together a video showing the game play on some of its titles that will be available on the Xperia Play.
The video below shows a total of 10 games that will be available for the Xperia Play, which will include Spider Man: Total Mayhem, Assassins Creed; Altairs Chronicles, Real Football 2011, Star Battalion, Splinter Cell Conviction, and many more.
Amazon has announced that its has now made more than 50,000 audio books from Amazon subsidiary Audible Audiobooks available on their Kindle eBook reader via Wi-Fi. Dispensing for the need to tether your Kindle via USB to be able to load the audio books on to your device.
Unfortunately the service still doesn’t work over 3G at the moment due to the download limits, but 50,000 audio books should keep you going for some time.
Ainol have released some photos and more details on their new Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, and whilst we do not know the full specifications we get a few more details.
This new Honeycomb tablet from Ainol will feature a IPS capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, and a Cortex A-9 processor, plus it will also come with a front facing camera for video chat.
Apple’s new Smart Cover protects your iPad 2′s screen, unfortunately it does not protect the back of the iPad 2. Yesterday we showed you the Enki iPad 2 Genius case which works alongside Apple’s Smart Cover, and today we have another new case which is designed to compliment the Smart Cover.
The XGear Smart Cover Enhancer is designed to snap on to the back of your iPad 2, and it is compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover, which means you can protect both the front and back of your shiny new iPad 2
If you have been waiting for Iomega to launch its new ScreenPlay DX HD media player, your wait in now over. Its now been launched and is available to buy in stores for $229m for a 1TB Iomega ScreenPlay DX HD Media Player or you can double up to 2GB of storage for an extra $70.
Its a DivX-certified media player providing access to videos, movies, photos, and songs on the Internet using the built-in web browser with Flash 10.1 plug-in. The Iomega ScreenPlay DX HD is equipped with support for 1080p video playback as well as Dolby / DTS decoding and features services such as Pandora and Netflix to keep you busy.
Speck has just added a new innovative case to its huge range of iOS device cases with the CandyShell Card case, that allows you to carry your credit cards and phone together, without the need to carry a wallet or purse if needed.
The credit card simply slot into a space behind the iPhone on the rear of the case and are released by pushing your thumb on the other edge of the card using a cutout in the case to allow you to push out your cards.
If you like larger than life gaming action, you might be will be pleased to know that Real Racing 2 HD for the iPad 2 will be receiving an updated and will soon offer full screen, gorgeous 1080p visuals that will look fantastic on your big screen TV, a first for any iOS game.
The update will also bring with it silky smooth 30 frames a second racing.Watch a teaser video for the Real Racing 2 HD in action after the break.