Facebook save feature coming to mobile app

Have you ever encountered interesting items on Facebook but couldn’t explore them right away? Well, soon you’ll be able to save links, places, movies, TV and music, as Facebook just announced the new save feature of its iOS app. When you save an item on Facebook, you’ll have the option to view it by yourself only or to share it with friends.

We survived Hellraid: The Escape – can you?

Welcome to the sorcerer’s dungeons here at Camp Hellraid, everyone. We have some really fun activities planned for you, like the balancing beam (but don’t fall in the pit or you die), light bouncing on mirrors (but don’t step in the beam or you die) and plenty of other fun games (which might kill you). Are we ready to have fun with Hellraid: The Escape now?

Appidemic: Autumn Dynasty – RTS for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Real time strategy gamers are a special breed. I’ve had numerous conversations with developers about the rabid RTS crowd, and how critical they are of each change that comes their way, while also being the most dedicated and loyal game fans they are. So, how will fans take to Autumn Dynasty – RTS? I suppose that depends upon what you felt about it when it was just Autumn Dynasty.

Why square format pictures are cool, even with an iPhone or iPad

Square format pictures are currently in vogue on social media and elsewhere, but they go back a lot farther, and some of us just like the symmetry and compositional simplicity. I’m a longtime fan of square photo compositions, having cut my serious photographic teeth on medium format 2-1/4″ x 2-1/4″ twin lens reflex (TLR) cameras using 120 or 220 rollfilm back in the 1970s.

Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode Two now available

Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode Two concludes the adventures of intrepid American George Stobbart and sassy French journalist Nico Collard. Can George and Nico save mankind from disaster using only their logic, integrity, and wry sense of humor? Can they solve the secret of the Serpent’s Curse? A curse which, some claim, was forged by the Devil himself…


The Best Free Apps for July 18, 2014

Do you listen to podcasts? Overcast is a new podcast playing app that does all the normal stuff, but it has some other interesting features that are definitely worth a look. If you’re looking for a new game to play, there are plenty amongst this week’s best free apps. Ingress is about a mysterious new energy that’s transforming the world around you, and Sonic fans are going to be excited for Sonic Jump Fever.

Appidemic: SBK14 Official Mobile Game for iOS

I have absolutely no interest in motorcycles or motorcycle racing. And yet, of all the games I’ve had on my iPhones, the one that’s survived the longest is Freeverse’s (RIP) Wingnuts Moto Racer…or MotoChaser, I guess it’s called now. It doesn’t matter, because it no longer appears to be available. What is available is SBK14 Official Mobile Game, and I have a feeling motorcycle racing fans will be happier with that, anyway.

Atari announces “Pridefest” game

Atari has announced that they’re developing Pridefest, an LGBT-themed game where players will design and run a Pride parade. The app will be available for “tablets and mobile devices,” according to the press release, and players will customize floats, as well as decorate the city and add other attractions.

Google Wallet app will let users redeem gift cards

Google has launched an update to the Google Wallet app for Apple’s iOS devices, promising it will be easier to navigate and brings exciting new features such as support for gift cards, the ability to send money to friends or family, and providing easier money transactions.

Control the temperature (and the mood) with EverSense

You’re heading home from work, or perhaps from dinner with your date, and you want to make sure your home is nice and cozy when you get there. Okay, but what about the mood? You might want a little music, maybe set the lighting, but you’re driving, right? You can’t be disrupted by apps. Allure Energy can handle that with their EverSense system, which goes into action just because you’re getting close to home.

Appidemic: Blackwell 2: Unbound for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad

Manhattan has a ghost problem that only Lauren Blackwell and Joey can solve. A construction site has a series of unexplained accidents and saxophone music can be heard on Roosevelt Island. With a little investigative work and a lot of talking, the ghosts can be sent to their eternal reward.

Shazam for iOS updated with Rdio integration

The most popular music-identifying app for Apple’s iOS, Shazam, announced on their blog that they have added a couple of new features to their mobile application. Now at v7.7.1, Shazam brings full integration with the Rdio streaming music service, and has also added more sharing capabilities for social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.