Category Archives: Gaming

April fools’ 2014: Google Maps + Augmented reality!

April Fools’ Day this year is bringing several new ideas for pranksters! Google has created a video advertising an augmented reality Pokémon game loosely tied into Google Maps. In Google’s vision, players would hold their smartphones out in front of … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Roswell 66th anniversary (with a tiny HTML5 game)

Whatever happened in 1947 in Roswell, New Mexico, (an alien crash landing or any other controversial event) today, the latest Google Doodle celebrates the 60th anniversary with a very nice HTML5 game. Think of it as tiny adventure-game, just like … Continue reading

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NASA’s Curiosity achievement, technology & some fun too!

A few things about great NASA Curiosity mission you may have missed! Apple was almost everywhere in this mission… just check out this photo of the EDL Ops Center (Entry-Descent-Land Operation) : Mac OS X looks like the weapon of … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympic Games: opening ceremony, media coverage and… plenty of smartphone and tablet apps!

London 2012! Opening ceremony will start today at 9PM (London time) at the Stratford Olympic stadium, well-known director Danny Boyle is in charge of directing the show. Friends at theiFile.com have just released a post including all official London 2012 … Continue reading

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Lego Brain Bricks: Build, Connect, Play (with an iPad, some electronics and a lot of Legos!)

Needless to say, I love this stuff! It just sums up some of the things I love the most: Lego, iPad gaming, some cool programming and some pretty electronics! LEGO® BrainBricks from Wonder Years on Vimeo. BrainBricks is a concept … Continue reading

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ING-DiBa Bank features an unusual Basket challenge: high yields in user engagement with the ‘Free Throw’ tournament

German bank ING-DiBa Bank sponsors the Basketball league in Germany and wanted to connect their offering to a younger audience at Basketball events across the country… So they aimed to leverage smart phones to create an interactive experience anyone could … Continue reading

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Video Games Live: a concert event with orchestral music – video-game-based!

Video Games Live quickly became the biggest and most popular game concert in the world. The debut performance was launched on July 6th, 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic. Over 11,000 people … Continue reading

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Social media by the numbers: an illuminating infographic full of useful info

It’s quite reassuring: social media works – at least if you take a look at this well-thought-out infographic published by Mashable. We get numbers at large (I didn’t know myself there are 4 billion “things” shared each day on Facebook … Continue reading

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Excellent real-life marketing: Angry Birds get nasty and real in Barcelona

Rovio’s Angry Birds is one of the hottest mobile game – ever. Not only it scored hit million-league downloads on iPhone: it’s become iconic as well and you can now easily find Angry Birds merchandising around. T-Mobile has gone a … Continue reading

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