by Taylor Martin | August 23, 2013 1:32 PM
Some of us here at Pocketnow enjoy a nice summer's afternoon slaving over a smartphone or tablet, trying to beat the last level in some new game. A few of us went nuts yesterday, over the launch of one of the most highly anticipated mobile games this summer, Asphalt 8. Suffice it to say, mobile gaming is improving quite rapidly. In just four year's time, we've graduated from platformers and side-scrollers to real 3D graphics that rival console games from less than a decade ago. Riptide GP2, for instance, looks phenomenal and plays as smooth as many of my PS2 and early PS3 racing games. And ...
by Michael Fisher | January 3, 2013 3:26 PM
Just because it's a new year doesn't mean things are changing with the Pocketnow Weekly podcast. We're still shaking up the host roster on occasion, and we're still squeezing more than 90 minutes of discussion out of the mobile-technology news sector, even in the pit of the post-holiday lull. On our first podcast of 2013, Joe Levi joins us to talk Android amid a sea of pre-CES leaks, but not before we dive into a long and detailed discussion about the new mobile version of Ubuntu - a platform we'll learn how to consistently pronounce someday, but not today. We also touch on Sailfish and ...
by Michael Fisher | June 12, 2012 1:14 PM
As a child, I had no use for organized sports. Though this was somewhat detrimental to my early social development, it at least ensured I had plenty of free time on after-school afternoons. Often, I'd get off the school bus early and spend the waning hours of daylight at the public library, in front of an Apple IIe. That's where I discovered interactive fiction, or text adventures. Those terms will be instantly familiar to most people who grew up amid the whirring of floppy drives, but they'll seem completely foreign to younger users. For them, I offer the following brief description: ...
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