• Resentment Against in-App Sales Might Boost Canada’s Mobile Industry

    By: Talha Bhatti  |  August 31st, 2013  |  Business, Games, News, O Canada

    Canadians have recently voiced their concerns about the mismanagement of in-app sales. Many incidents have been reported in the news where children have unknowingly spent hundreds of dollars in purchases that have been made through an app instead of through the app store. A recent story of a Newfoundland woman whose children spent more than $3000 while playing the infamous Clash of Clans game on t...

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  • Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab 3 Kids its First Tablet for Children

    By: Ali Raza  |  August 29th, 2013  |  Android, Games, Living, Mobile Apps, News, Tablets

    Kids love to use adults’ gadgets such as laptops and tablets, but there is no doubt that grownups hold their breath when children are using their devices. However, now Samsung has solved this problem and the South Korean manufacturer has introduced a brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids on Tuesday, August 27th that is specifica...

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  • Hawaiian Airlines to Deploy 1500 iPad Minis on its Aircrafts to Replace Old In-Flight Entertainment Systems

    By: Ali Raza  |  August 28th, 2013  |  Apple, Business, Games, iOS, Living, News, Tablets

    Hawaiian Airlines has announced that from September 1st it will swap its in-flight entertainment systems with Apple's iPad Minis, but this facility is not offered on all routes and is limited to specific routes. With this announcement, Hawaiian Airlines has become the first U.S.-based airline that is going to offer iPads as entert...

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  • Carmakers and Their New Routes to Market

    By: Zain Nabi  |  August 24th, 2013  |  Games

    Video game fans have played racing games a number of times on their Xbox or Playstation. Racing games are always a source of interest and for developing car games attract younger consumers who are tomorrow’s car buyers.   There are many who are not being able to afford cars, for them Volkswagen's Audi recently sponsored a car game by which the players can win brand loyalty for future....

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  • Gaming Consoles In Demand

    By: Zain Nabi  |  August 23rd, 2013  |  Games

    The demand of Sony Playstation 4 has exceeded to more than 1 million pre-orders around the globe, said the head of Sony SCE computer entertainment division on Tuesday. Sony has announced that they their new Sony Playstation 4 console will be available from November 15 in North America and from November 29 in Europe, according to the SCE Chief Executive Andrew House.   "The response we h...

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  • Xbox One Finally Launched

    By: Zain Nabi  |  August 16th, 2013  |  Games, News

    After a delay that was hard to pass Microsoft has finally launched Xbox One. Currently they are launching Xbox One in 13 countries instead of 21 as planned before. The main goal of the Xbox team is to provide everything from games to entertainment to its customers.   Other than the 13 markers where Xbox will be available now, it will feature in other markets of the world in coming Novem...

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  • Kinect Not Needed to Run Xbox One According to Microsoft

    By: Talha Bhatti  |  August 16th, 2013  |  Business, Gadgets, Games, News

    With the release of the latest next generation gaming console, Microsoft added a list of requirements that gamers needed to fulfill if they wanted to enjoy the fully loaded console experience. This did not sit well with the everyday gamer and a public backlash caused Microsoft to take a few of these requirements back to boost their chances to...

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  • Infinity Blade III for iPhone Could be Coming Soon

    By: Talha Bhatti  |  August 12th, 2013  |  Games, Mobile Apps, News

    Is everyone waiting for Infinity Blade III to come soon? The CV of a staff member at Infinity Blade Chair Entertainment suggests that they are working on the project. If the reports are true then it could be hitting the markets sooner rather than later. The new community manager Hilary Goldstein also hinted at the possibility of a new version of the game. Gaming communities across the...

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  • Minecraft – Pocket Edition climbs to Top Spot in Paid iPhone App Rankings in Canada

    By: Talha Bhatti  |  July 28th, 2013  |  Business, Games, iOS, Mobile Apps, News, O Canada

    Coming to the end of July Minecraft – Pocket Edition took over the top spot in rankings for top paid iPhone apps in Canada according to The Canadian Press. The stats recorded Minecraft – Pocket Edition produced by Mojang, being positioned above Contra: Evolution by PunchBox Studios and ‘Heads Up!’ by Warner Bros. at number three. &nb...

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  • Canadian Game Jam ‘iamagamer’ brings Females Flocking to Kill Industry’s Gender Stereotype

    By: Talha Bhatti  |  July 25th, 2013  |  Games, News, O Canada

    Spending over 48 hours together at the Centre for Digital Media, female protagonists were at the centre of attention as women were creating mini video games and destroying the gaming industry’s gender stereotype. When it comes to gaming, most people are slow to associate females with actually enjoying having a controller in their hand and virtually fighting to the death, but it was a whole diffe...

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