Flappy Bird is no more, or at least is on its way to becoming just a little bit less ubiquitous. Dong Nguyen, the...
Feb 9 2014, 5:45pm CST
Brands come and brands go, but only rarely does one dig its own grave. That’s exactly what Atari did 31 years ago. It was 1983, and so poor were the sales of the brand’s 20 or so titles (in particular, E.T., generally believed to be the worst video game of all time) that the video game company dug a hole in the New Mexico desert and buried some 700,000 cartridges in it. That story is just one reason the gaming world has been abuzz with Atari news of late ...
Full article at: AdWeek
Jul 6 2014, 6:56pm CDT
Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the things that happened around Apple this week. Apple’s big buyback. There...
Feb 9 2014, 5:35pm CST
Source: Business Insider
In honor of the 30th anniversary of Tetris, one fan decided to bring the popular game to a new platform: his t-shirt. Luxembourg resident Marc Kerger uploaded a video of the unique t-shirt to YouTube, showing how you can actually play Tetris on the shirt. Adafruit originally discovered the video and posted it on its site. "I always wanted a playable t-shirt, well now I made one myself," Kerger said on the video's page. Kerger made the Tetris s ...
Full article at: Business Insider
Jul 3 2014, 2:00pm CDT
We've mentioned this interesting PAC more than once, including when Steve Wozniak endorsed it. The original Mayday PAC goal was to raise $1 million. Now Larry is working on a second -- and more ambitious -- goal: To raise $5 million by July 4. We called for your questions on June 23, and got a bunch of them. This time, instead of asking via email, we used Google Hangout to ask via video. Here' ...
Full article at: AppleSlashdot
Jun 30 2014, 3:01pm CDT
My advice to anyone delivering a presentation? Practice. A lot. You could be an unlikely social media hit when you fail...
Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST
Source: MyFox 8 WGHO
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — In 2013, Internet activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz ended his life while facing up to 35 years in prison for hacking.
Swartz faced multiple charges for breaking and entering into an MIT wiring closet and downloading academic journals, including two counts of wire fraud and 11 counts of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Swartz, who was battling the court, also battled with depression. Prosecutors dropp ...
Full article at: MyFox 8 WGHO
Jun 28 2014, 7:03pm CDT
Source: Education News
One of the men responsible for the ever-popular educational computer game “Oregon Trail” is back.
In the early 1970s, Dale LaFrenz helped start the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC), with the goal of getting Apple computers into each and every school district in the state.
In 1978, the team met “a couple of guys from California,” LaFrenz said — Apple founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, who had bid to supply MECC with A ...
Full article at: Education News
Jun 25 2014, 12:00pm CDT
The co-founder of the tech giant is very interested to see Apple working with Google and Samsung in order to provide advanced features in its products
Nov 4 2013, 7:11am CST