yay for CRYPTO-SMASHER V3.10 :P
As much as you may love video games and the stories they help you tell, it’s impossible to escape the fact that much of your experience is a trick of the mind.
Full disclosure: it wasn’t until watching NASA’s Angry Birds Space tutorial that we decided to drop everything and head over to Samsung’s SXSW booth and check out the latest Rovio title. And to be honest, the gravitationally-inclined (and at times -disinclined) mechanic does add enough of a fresh element that we will probably be losing hours to the game later this month.
When a 14-year old can afford to buy a home, does that mean home prices have hit bottom? Willow Tufano is a child of the housing collapse. Her real estate agent mom scrapes together a living in Florida by selling foreclosed properties. Willow found her own niche scavenging abandoned washes, dryers and furniture from her mother’s properties and selling them on Craigslist. In just six months, Willow saved enough money to buy a two-bedroom fixer upper for $12,000. -Chana Joffe-Walt (Photo by Chana Joffe-Walt/NPR)
When iPhoto arrived on iOS earlier this week, the fact that it wasn’t compatible with Apple’s first-generation iPad didn’t cause much of a stir. After all, this isn’t the only time the original hardware — now more than two years old — has been excluded from receiving the latest software out of Cupertino. iMovie for iOS initially shipped for the iPhone 4 before expanding to the iPod touch and later, you guessed it, iPad 2.