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GamesBeat panel spotlight: The new age of game rewards

Gone are the days when the only rewards in a game were a chance to play for a little bit longer. Game companies are waking up to the fact that it pays to give real rewards to their consumers so they keep coming back.<p>As Ned Lerner recently wrote in a guest post for us, “prizes are everywhere. People …

Here’s what you need to know about the future of gesture-based UI design

Smartphone screens across the globe are embracing clean design in an effort to feature content on high-end pixel real estate. Buttons, both physical …

Two second mobile time? Google says it’s vital to success

When it comes to browsing on the Internet, the greater population has the patience of a reasonably sized gnat. While extended loading times on the …

FYI: Why Is It Funny When A Guy Gets Hit In The Groin?

Shouldn’t we feel sorry for the victims of painful physical humor?<p>"Tragedy is when I cut my finger," the Mel Brooks adage goes. "Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die." Or when a guy gets hit in the groin.<p>In real life, we don't usually find another person's pain so hilarious, but in …

HTC Hoping to Make Another Big Impression With One Mini

For HTC, a company that has struggled to keep up in the competitive smartphone market, the launch of its One handset was a biggie. But for its next …

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