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Havok’s Completely Free 3D Engine For Mobile Game Developers Is Now Available

Hey, aspiring game developers! Listen up.<p>Way back in March, we outlined Project Anarchy, a new 3D engine from Havok (the same people that built the engine behind some of the world’s biggest games, from Assassin’s Creed to Halo 4) that would be completely free to mobile game developers. At the time, …

Greg Wohlwend cautions indies: 'Don't quit your day job'

One indie's advice to others<p>Greg Wohlwend, a full-time independent developer of six years who has worked on titles like <i>Ridiculous Fishing</i>, <i>Hundreds</i> and <i>Gasketball</i> recently published a blog post where he wrote of the realities of being a full-time indie developer, cautioning others that the job is not …

Return Of The $750 Gaming PC Build: Now With Blu-Ray, Modular PSU, Double The SSD Storage

In April I posted an article titled “How To Build A Powerful Gaming PC For $750 — SSD And Operating System Included.” In less than three months it has attracted a shocking amount of views and inspired throngs of readers to wade into the exciting waters of PC gaming. Hundreds of you built that …

Google Glass Will Soon Also Let iPhone Users Access Navigation And Text Messages

To use text messaging and navigation on Google Glass, users currently have to pair it with an Android phone and install the Glass companion app on their phones. This will change very soon, however, one of the Google representatives in its New York office told me when I picked up my own unit …

Apple Store app for iPhone updated with notifications for when you are eligible for iPhone upgrade pricing

Apple’s official Apple Store application for iPhone and iPod touch has been updated with some neat notifications-related enhancements:<p>– Choose to receive notifications that let you know exactly when you’re eligible for upgrade pricing on a new iPhone. And since all you need to complete the order is …

Apple’s Pile Of Cash Is Still Growing, Up 6% To $145 Billion

Apple now has $145 billion in cash on hand — a 5.8 percent increase over the past three months. The company last reported that they had $137.1 billion in cash back on December 30. To put this into perspective, with $140 million, you can produce the movie Spider-Man. Apple has enough money to …

Google Cares Less About SAT Scores And GPA Because They Have Better Hiring Data

Google, known for rigor in evaluating people, has devalued SAT scores and college GPA, which have long been critical tools for gauging potential.<p>Prasad Setty, Google's vice president for people analytics, told The New York Times that they've found that those numbers alone didn't lead to success at …

Tim Cook On Larger-Screen iPhones: Don’t Expect Them Any Time Soon

- Apr 24, 2013<p>Among the many topics address by Tim Cook during yesterday’s quarterly results conference call, Cook took a moment to discuss rumors …

Telepathy One guns for Google Glass

Unity 3D team dumps Flash for web gaming

Unity Technologies, the company behind the widely used Unity 3D game engine, has ditched Flash, arguing that it is unconvinced that Adobe’s …

Chinese site exploits Apple's own tools to distribute pirated apps without jailbreaking

Chinese pirate site 7659 is exploiting Apple's bulk enterprise licensing tools to distribute free versions of paid App Store applications. Bulk enterprise licensing is supposed to let businesses send in-house apps to employees without dealing with Apple's App Store. It works via a developer …

iPhone sales hit 35 million last quarter, forecasts analyst

Apple likely sold around 35.5 million iPhones last quarter, according to Piper Jaffay analyst Gene Munster.<p>In an investors note out Thursday, the analyst cited the 4 million iPhones activated by Verizon last quarter, which represent a 56 percent share of the carrier's smartphone sales and are …

iPhones Are Still the Majority of Verizon’s Smartphone Sales

Verizon Wireless activated 7.2 million smartphones in its first quarter — far less than the 9.8 million it did in the fourth. But once again it sold …

Image leaks of lower-cost iPhone with plastic case

A plastic, cheaper iPhone might be a reality, after all.<p>After rumors surfaced recently suggesting Apple would launch a thicker, cheaper, plastic iPhone, an image seeming to be just that device has hit the Web. Earlier today, mobile case maker Tactus shared a photo of what it claims is the rear, …

Apple Extends Repair Program for MacBook Bottom Case Defects

In 2011, Apple announced a worldwide repair program for MacBooks with a defective bottom case, which caused the rubber surface to separate from the hard plastic casing.<p>The program originally stated that Apple would replace the bottom case of any affected MacBook for two years from the date of …

iPhone Sales In India Could Bolster Apple’s Profit There To Over $1 Billion [Report]

Apple’s making a big push in India, and it appears to be paying off. According to an article in The Times of India, Apple India’s revenue already rose by a factor of three last year, and analysts there expect the current brisk sales of iPhones to boost the company’s bottom line to over $1 billion …

iPad 5 Estimated to Be 15% Thinner, 25% Lighter Than Current iPad

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has on a number of occasions offered accurate information on Apple's product plans, recently published a new research note outlining his expectations for Apple's fifth-generation iPad. Kuo expects mass production and shipments of the new iPad to ramp up in …

CHART OF THE DAY: U.S. Teens Want An iPhone For Their Next Smartphone

<i>This chart comes from Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and and analysis service focused on the mobile and Internet industries. Sign up for a free trial here.</i><p>Teens strongly prefer iOS for their next smartphone purchase, according to data from Piper Jaffray's semi-annual report on teen …

iPhone-controlled bionic hands allow father to hold daughter’s hand for first time since accident

A new type of prosthetic hand partly controlled by an iPhone app has allowed a father to hold his daughter’s hand for the first time since an accident four years ago in which both hands had to be amputated …<p>NordVPN<p>Conventional prosthetic hands have a limited range of movements, typically with all …

Frustration Builds With Apple's Inconsistent Rules For App Developers

Usually, that wouldn't be a big deal. Apple removes apps from the store all the time.<p>But this case made headlines because AppGratis is an extremely popular service that a lot of people use to discover new apps for their iPhones.<p>AppGratis' iPhone app was especially useful because it curated a list …

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Now That We Have All These Devices, It’s Time For Them To Truly Work Together

Cross-platform is the buzzword of all the big tech companies now. During every Google earnings call, like clockwork, CEO Larry Page dedicates considerable time discussing the company’s focus on making sure users have a seamless experience and equal access to services as they switch between devices. …

OS X Code Reveals Apple's Plans For Super-Fast Wi-Fi

With the OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 beta release currently in the hands of developers, some of the more eagle-eyed nerds have noticed references to …

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The government could soon be using an iPhone to check your identity

Identity verification specialist AOptix is offering an iPhone-based biometric identification system aimed at government customers.<p>While there are existing solutions out there, the AOptix one is unusually comprehensive: it can recognise your face, iris, voice and fingerprints. The system – intended …

More Apple patents detail completely flexible devices that change as they bend

<i>Update: The patent was granted on 6th January 2015 (via Apple Toolbox)</i><p>These are certainly not the first flexible display related patent applications that we’ve seen from Apple. A few different Apple patent applications have received attention in recent months, including one for a slap wrist-style …

Apple could unveil 'killer app' this summer, says analyst

Apple may shake up the next version of iOS with the introduction of a true mobile wallet, forecasts Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty.<p>Dubbed a "killer app" by the analyst, the mobile wallet feature would surface as part of iOS 7, which Apple is expected to preview at its Worldwide Developers …

Halfbrick's 'Fruit Ninja' Named App of the Week, Available for Free

<i>Fruit Ninja</i>, the fruit-annihilating game that’s been downloaded by millions of users, is currently available for free as part of Apple's "App of the Week" promotion.<p>The game, which originally launched in 2010, asks players to use intuitive swipe gestures to destroy fruit while avoiding bombs. Fruit …

Apple Will Pay for Those Water-Damaged iPhones After All

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Court documents show that Apple has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed …

Apple hiring software engineers to work on fingerprint tech at Authentec’s Melbourne Design Center?

A new job listing on Apple.com could add fire to the rumors that Apple is considering including fingerprint technology in upcoming devices.<p>The job posting seeking a software engineer to write “low-level code to configure and control hardware” is the only listing on Apple’s site located at the …

Apple Looking To Cut Down On iPhone Replacements, Will Offer On-The-Spot Repair Service

- Apr 8, 2013<p>As many Apple customers have found, it’s been surprisingly easy to score a new iPhone off Apple. Simply take your slightly faulty iPhone …

Apple Patent Watch: Offline iTunes Store Purchases, Proximity-Based Media Transfer Between Devices

Among Apple's granted patents released today, <i>AppleInsider</i> has noted a pair of inventions that appear to be of some interest. The first patent addresses the idea of offline iTunes Store purchases from mobile devices, allowing users to store "credit" that can unlock content already on their devices …