Easily one of the most creative, as well as subversive, video games ever conceived, gameplay consists mainly of "grinding" (aggressive inline skating) across a colorful neo-Tokyo, tagging walls, and recruiting new members, who then become playable characters, to your gang, the GGs -- all while while evading police, rival gangs, and listening to the pirate radio station from whence the game gets its name, hosted by DJ Proooooofesssoooooor KKKKKKKKKKKK.
While the Sonos doesn't add AirPlay as such, the update lets the user access iTunes from within the Sonos app menu, something that most streaming and DLNA apps don't allow for non-AirPlay devices.
The device's music will appear on the menu under "This iPhone," and will list songs, playlists, and podcasts.
Sonos describes this as a major update; it follows two other recent updates that … Read more
Anyone curious about how Google plans to top its stunt-filled developer conference from this year will find out 162 days from today.
Google announced today that Google I/O 2013 will return to Moscone Center West from May 15 to May 17. This year it took place in 2012, and wowed the tech world with a presentation that included daredevils skydiving onto the roof of Moscone Center while live-streaming the whole thing on their Google Glasses.
It's not time to register yet; registration details will be announced in February, Google said. Prospective attendees can get a feel for what … Read more
Apple's first big iOS 6 update is one step closer to a public release.
Today the company quietly released the third beta version of iOS 6.1 to developers, another step on the way to sending it out as an update to the general public.
Today's update, which includes "bug fixes and other improvements," comes 21 days after the last beta.
All three beta versions, made available to developers for testing ahead of a public release, have been light on major new additions to the software. Apple typically saves such additions for major releases, but has … Read more
The new iPhone has given Apple a slight lead over LG in U.S. mobile market share, according to new data from ComScore.
For the three months ending in October, Apple stole second place from LG by grabbing a 17.8 percent share of the entire U.S. cell phone market, up from 16.3 percent in the prior three months. LG trailed with 17.6 percent, a drop from 18.5 percent.
Released at the end of September, the iPhone 5 undoubtedly gave Apple the boost it needed to rise up the mobile phone charts. Over the past year, … Read more
Every night is fight night in Gamevil's boxing title, Punch Hero (iOS | Android). Punch Hero is a cel-shaded arcade boxing game that packs plenty of action and customizable features. And best of all, it's free.
The fighting controls are pretty simple: tap the left or right side to throw a jab or swipe across the screen to throw a hook. You can also swipe diagonally to throw a slower but stronger uppercut to deal more damage. There are also dedicated roll buttons that players can use to dodge and counter attacks.
Punch Hero throws over a dozen fighters … Read more
Perhaps I'm slow, but just I noticed that all of my Facebook friends are now littered throughout my iPhone's contacts list. This change is a result of iOS 6's tighter integration with Facebook, so I've been living with it for a few months now. (In my defense, allow me to state that for most calls, I use the Favorites list, where Facebook contacts don't show up instead of the All Contacts list, where they do.)
If you have been living with a contacts list inundated with hundreds of Facebook friends, there is an easy fix. … Read more
iPhone users scratching their heads over how to use Apple's Passbook app will get a little more help as part of an upcoming software update.
iOS 6.1 adds an updated explanatory note to the digital-wallet app, which comes pre-installed on new iPhones and iPod Touch devices. Apple delivered a second beta testing version of the OS version to developers this morning.
Instead of kicking users out to the App Store to go find applications that offer Passbook integration, Apple now puts information about the feature inside a card that sticks around even after you've started using the … Read more
Broken Sword: Director's Cut is the rerelease of the 1996 classic point-and-click adventure/mystery game Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars. In addition to the original game, Broken Sword: Director's Cut has also added a slew of new content and gameplay to flesh out the back story of Nico, one of the major characters. You play as the American tourist George Stobbart as in the original game and for selective sections as the attractive freelance journalist and part-time petty thief, Nicole "Nico" Collard. They must brave the dangers of a Parisian underworld to solve the … Read more