Tag Archives: ios
Image by @cabel

[Tech] Apps for Apple TV?

In what could well turn out to be a dramatic feat of wishful over-thinking, rumours are circulating that apps are on their way to the Apple TV. References to a mysterious device known as ix.Mac.MarketingName have popped up App Store listings, alongside mentions of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, leading some to speculate that the […]

Continue Reading

[Games] Review: Collision Effect

As someone who has to regularly commute on the tube, I’m always a fan of casual iOS titles that can be played one-handed, leaving the other hand free for the required death grip on whatever pole, rail or hoop it can find among the thronging mass of bodies. The Flick Kick series (in Football, Rugby […]

Continue Reading
The PM3.HD skin is the best combination of looks and usabilty on the iPad

[Apps] Review: XBMC v2 for iPad

For some time now XBMC has been the pre-eminent media centre software for home theatre PCs. With more features than Windows Media Player and more flexibility than its own commercial offshoot Boxee, XBMC is the play-all solution for people with large collections of disparate video files. It makes perfect sense, then, for the multi-format application to be […]

Continue Reading

[Tech] Notes on a Jailbreak

I’ve thought long and hard about jailbreaking my iPhone 4 for quite a while now. I came close to doing it when i had a 3G, and again before iOS 4.2 was released, but never got around to it. Now, though, with the new release of Greenpois0n’s simple untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2.1 I decided […]

Continue Reading
Steam - PC market leader, but not the cheapest way to get games

[Games/Tech] What Price The Future?

For years now everyone in the games industry without a vested interest in the status quo (i.e. everyone except bricks and mortar retailers) have been telling anyone who’d listen that the future of distribution is digital. The era of physical media, they say, is over. And indeed they may be right, though the delay in […]

Continue Reading