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This is On my iPad, a quick look at an iOS game we think you'll enjoy. We can't seem to put down Michael Brough's Helix. Here's a brief video explaining why the retro-inspired avoidance game is special to us. The challenging, "hectic piece of momentary action" is available on iPhone and iPad fo...

January 26th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Lenovo's first Yoga machine still stands as a watershed moment in laptop and tablet design, but what of one of its successors, the ThinkPad Helix? In addition to those first two modes, you could spin the Helix's display outward, enabling you to use the device as a free-standing drawing display. Wh...

December 14th 2014 at 10:50pm 0 Comments
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XBMC's name (which stands for Xbox Media Center) isn't really relevant these days. The media center app only runs on the original Xbox through hacks, and it does a lot more than play your music and videos. Accordingly, it's getting a long, long overdue rebranding: meet Kodi Entertainment Center,...

August 2nd 2014 at 9:50pm 0 Comments
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It's been six months since Lenovo launched the ThinkPad Helix at CES, but during that time we've never really stopped talking about it. Every time we've reviewed a comparable product -- a small-ish PC that could be used in some sort of tablet mode -- we've returned to the Helix as a beacon of what...

July 4th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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If you were biding your time until late February to pick up a ThinkPad Helix, we've got some bad news: Lenovo's revealed on Facebook that the convertible Ultrabook has been pushed back to a March or April release. For a refresher, the Helix packs an 11.6-inch 1080p Gorilla Glass display and carrie...

February 4th 2013 at 6:14pm 0 Comments
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Silicon juggernaut Intel has inked a multi-million dollar deal with RealNetworks, agreeing to purchase scores of video-related patents and annex an entire software team. Specifics of the accord have Intel shelling out $120 million in exchange for 190 patents, 170 patent applications and a video cod...

January 26th 2012 at 3:47pm 0 Comments
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Still not satisfied with any of the with iPhone and iPod touch steering wheel or game controller accessories available these days? Then perhaps PosiMotion's recently announced Helix gaming grip will be more to your liking -- it does promise to be ideal for "virtually any game," after all. To that e...

December 29th 2009 at 3:11am 0 Comments
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We barely need to write anything here this week, do we? Mega Man 9 -- WiiWare -- 1000 Wii Points Helix -- WiiWare -- 1000 Wii Points Strong Bad Episode 2: Strong Badia the Free -- WiiWare -- 1000 Wii Points Helix is a dance-cum-exercise game from Ghostfire which was deemed above-averag...

September 26th 2008 at 9:50am 0 Comments

A second Mario Super Sluggers video has hit the Nintendo Channel today, proving that Nintendo does mention the game ... occasionally. Good thing, since if they're going to promote the game at all, now would be the time! Other new(ish) videos include the official Helix trailer, designed to entice Wii...

August 25th 2008 at 9:17pm 0 Comments