Nintendo Makes the Move to Mobile

Though most video game publishers and developers made their software available on mobile years ago, Nintendo was the biggest name that refused to bring their wares to iOS and Android. In a way, Nintendo was like AC/DC. The band held out against changing tide of physical sales vs. digital downloads, in the same way Nintendo was steadfast in keeping Mario, Luigi and its various princesses … Continue reading Nintendo Makes the Move to Mobile

Mysterious Musk Tweet Promises to End “Range Anxiety” with Software Update

Serial inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk is giving anyone excited about electric cars one more reason why they’d want a Tesla — as if those YouTube clips of Tesla Model S P85D “Insane Mode” 0 to 60 launches weren’t enough. Musk Tweeted out earlier today: “Tesla press conf at 9am on Thurs. About to end range anxiety … via OTA software update. Affects entire Model … Continue reading Mysterious Musk Tweet Promises to End “Range Anxiety” with Software Update

Your New BlackBerry Tablet is Really a Samsung Tablet

BlackBerry keeps on ticking along — and to prove that it’s still a thing, CEO John Chen announced a new tablet. No, it’s not the return of the PlayBook or the Son of PlayBook or a reboot of the PlayBook. BlackBerry’s cleaned its slate by offering a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.5 modified by Secusmart, a security company the Waterloo, Canada-based purchased last year. (That’s a lot … Continue reading Your New BlackBerry Tablet is Really a Samsung Tablet

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Drones Warned Not to Mess with Texas during Austin’s SXSW

Austin’s SXSW festival is all about what’s new in music, culture and technology — but organizers are making the event a no-fly zone for drones. “Believe me, in the state of Texas folks don’t like drones,” Austin police chief Art Acevedo said. Safety concerns about the devices operating in congested radio frequencies spurred the decision. The Austin police will be on the lookout for the … Continue reading Drones Warned Not to Mess with Texas during Austin’s SXSW