Apps

Virtual reality documentaries ‘take the middle man out of journalism’

“With virtual reality, I’m not interested in the novelty factor,” says digital artist and filmmaker Chris Milk. “I’m interested in the foundations for a medium that could be more powerful than cinema, than theatre, than literature, than any other medium we’ve had before to connect one human being to another.” Milk’s career has a strong […]

How small is the smallest chess game in the world? This small

If you’ve got an older smartphone you’ve probably run out of space for apps. Except for this one: BootChess is a fully working chess game coded in just 487 bytes. That’s an entire game in the same number of characters as this article. There are flaws. The game doesn’t implement rules such as castling or […]

Android beats iOS for app downloads, but revenues a different story

Android’s Google Play store generated nearly 60% more app downloads than Apple’s iOS App Store in 2014, but the latter was still much more lucrative for app developers according to analytics firm App Annie. The company’s annual report claims that the App Store generated more than 70% more revenues than Google Play in 2014, even […]

Games

Saints Row IV: Re-Elected And Gat Out Of Hell review

Re-Elected is just Saints Row IV with a modest graphical update for PS4 and Xbox One, and won’t be of any interest if you’ve already played it. Gat Out Of Hell, meanwhile, is new and sees you taking on the devil in an underworld strongly reminiscent of the cities the game inhabits back on Earth, […]

PewDiePie criticizes Nintendo’s Let’s Play plans

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, better known as YouTube gaming sensation PewDiePie, has publicly criticized Nintendo’s plans to take a proportion of advertising revenue YouTubers make from Nintendo videos. “I also think this is a slap in the face to the YouTube channels that does focus on Nintendo game exclusively. The people who have helped and […]

Joystiq closure official

By Brendan Sinclair Fri 30 Jan 2015 7:45pm GMT / 2:45pm EST / 11:45am PST MediaJobs AOL shutting down gaming blog and MMO site Massively; 20 employees cut in the process

Social Media

Snapchat to premiere original series starring Sasha Spielberg

Snapchat will debut its first original series this Saturday on the heels of the rollout of its media platform Discover earlier this week. The series, titled Literally Can’t Even, will appear on the app’s Snap Channel, as part of the new Discover feature, according to The Hollywood Reporter. See also: Is Snapchat about to become […]

Why women are smearing their lipstick for Instagram pics

It isn’t a fashion faux pas in your Instagram feed — celebrities and women around the world are smearing their lipstick for a good cause. The new #SmearforSmear social media campaign and hashtag, spearheaded by UK-based organization Jo’s Cancer Trust, aims to raise awareness during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month this January. Participants post selfies with […]

Facebook boasts nearly 1.4 billion monthly users in newly released data

Love it or loathe it, Facebook is as integral to our day-to-day lives as checking email or texting that special someone. And in case there was any doubt, the social network unleashed new data on Wednesday to prove it. Nearly 1.4 billion people around the world use Facebook every month. Some 890 million people visit […]

WP + Blog

Userplane Plug-Ins Now Support WordPress, Drupal, and More.

Userplane has been adding to its roster of available community-building tools for some time, with free API options for things like chat and Webmessenger. The plugins for these Userplane additions are now available as plug-ins for VBulletin, WordPress, Drupal, Mambo, Joomla and phpFoX. The point is to make it even more simple to create communities […]

20+ Must-Have WordPress 2.5 Compatible Plugins

Even though WordPress 2.5 has been out for a while now, not all plugins are up-to-date. We’ve put together a list of 20+ must-have WordPress 2.5 compatible plugins to manage your blog, engage readers, and tempt new ones as well. Below you’ll find helpful plugins that enable you to block spam, track analytics, promote your […]

Share Media Directly from iPhoto with YouSendIt Plugins

If you’re an Apple user then you’ve probably come to appreciate the sharing options that are available to you through various applications like iPhoto’s Share to iWeb or iMovie’s send to YouTube options. YouSendIt, the digital content delivery system that recently raised an additional $14 million in funding, has created a couple of plug-ins for […]

Tech + Reviews

Sluggish prepaid Android isn’t worth the bargain price

As smartphone technology advance with higher-end features and specs, finding a low-cost device is becoming an increasingly difficult task. And at first, ZTE Speed’s competitively low $100 price on Boost Mobile may be a tempting offer. But don’t be fooled — despite its name, the Speed’s quad-core processor lags with even the simplest task. its […]

Google is giving researchers money—up front, no strings attached— to find security bugs

Google is planning to pay independent security researchers — no strings attached — to help find security vulnerabilities in its products. Google’s has had a “Security Rewards Program,” which financially rewards security researchers who discover Google vulnerabilities, since 2010. This new program differs because the researchers are given the money before they even begin working, […]

A clever design helps the Cloud LED shine

The Green Creative BR30 Cloud LED looks like something straight out of Star Trek, but the futuristic-looking build serves a purpose. Floating the LEDs up above the body of the bulb reduces the weight of the bulb, and also helps it manage heat better, which, as anybody who’s ever owned a laptop that was prone […]

Seo

Free traffic – Get 10’000 Hits today

Use free traffic to your site to increase overall traffic and boost generic metrics. There in principle a few benefits to arranging free traffic, there are many companies out there with a variety of methods of doing this also. The best practice to apply here is simply be realistic, its not going to make your […]

Free backlinks – 500 links no cost no strings

Get 500 Free Backlinks today: Free backlinks are rare, especially by legitimate companies. I found this site offering 500 free backlinks for just signing up. If you wondering what backlinks are they: Backlinks, also known as incoming links, inbound links, inlinks, and inward links, are incoming links to a website or web page. In basic link terminology, a backlink is any link received by a web […]

Just How Interested Is the World in SEO?

How big is the SEO industry on the Internet? Really big, according to a new infographic by Spanish-based SEO service provider BlueCaribu. In fact, the infographic reveals that 3.5 people look up the term “SEO” on Google each second and 9.1 million web users are digging up information on the topic each month. People are […]

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Octodad: $5m revenue and 28,000 dev hours

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Rachel Weber Fri 30 Jan 2015 8:36pm GMT / 3:36pm EST / 12:36pm PST RetailDevelopmentInsights Young Horses releases cephalopod stats Young Horses has released a bunch of stats for Octodad: Dadliest Catch showing that the game sold 459,735 units in its first year and that the development team of nine spent 28,208 hours creating […]

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Todays freelance jobs January 30, 2015

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Browse and find Freelance jobs direct with the client – programmers, coders, writers, artists, designers, salespeople, agents, admins, anything and everything its here. Css easy task by afreddoss hello! i need some one to correct me few details in css the task is easy and fast thank you! (Budget: €8-€30 EUR, Jobs: CSS, HTML5) Write […]

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