Author Archives: Paul Fang


First shots of an iPad game detailed and revealed

First shots of an iPad game detailed and revealed

iPhone gaming outfit Secret Exit, creator of the widely-acclaimed iPhone game Zen Bound, has just announced the iPad version of the title. Not only will it be a port, but it’ll be enhanced for the tablet hardware with new levels, music, gameplay, and improved graphics and visuals.

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iPad shipping announcement escalates Apple shares to record high

iPad shipping announcement escalates Apple shares to record high

Apple shares previously hit a record high when Apple’s “product announcement” date was released late December, inducing tablet fever and all, so it’s not at all surprising when AAPL stock soared to another record high today largely because of the same tablet-related news.  If you somehow haven’t heard yet, this time around the hubbub is over the confirmation of the iPad’s shipping date.

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Microsoft makes its first move on the Android platform

Microsoft makes its first move on the Android platform

Microsoft has just made a move on official Google territory, with the debut of its first app for the Android platform.  This is Google’s Android platform we’re talking about.  Tag isn’t new, per se, since it’s the Android parallel to Microsoft’s identically named app for the iPhone and various other platforms; it lets you utilize your smartphone functionally as an on-the-go barcode reader.

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HTC Droid Eris receives leaked Android 2.1 update

HTC Droid Eris receives leaked Android 2.1 update

Verizon Droid Eris owners have been hankering after the features only made available for the most recent editions of the Android mobile OS (it’s been running  version 1.5 for ages), since the last update failed to deliver anything solid.  XDA Developers have leaked an updated build that, through comments, seems to be the real deal.  More information after the cut.

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How Penguin envisions books on the iPad [Video]

How Penguin envisions books on the iPad [Video]

Penguin’s one of the heavyweight publishers that’s looking to provide digital books on the iPad, and this is how it sees how interactive reading on the tablet will pan out.  Shown are demos of a children’s book, a read on anatomy, and an augmented-reality intergalactic GPS system.

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