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The Create game jam was designed to jump-start Ouya game development, asking indies to make an Android-based game in just 10 days, from January 13 - 24. Now that development time is up, Kill Screen has a list of all the games up for judgment, with finalists to be announced on February 11 and winne...

January 29th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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If the Ouya is to succeed among not only traditional game consoles, but other Android console things, it needs some standout games. To fulfill that requirement, Ouya is teaming up with Kill Screen to create a bunch of games in short order.The "CREATE" game jam is a ten-day competition running betwe...

January 7th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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It's an Arduino -- you know, for kids. Or, as BirdBrain Technologies' chief robot design Tom Lauwers put it, a "pre-Arduino." It's never too early to get kids into robot building -- or so goes the thought process behind this nectar-loving kit. At its center is a custom controller that can be used...

October 24th 2012 at 12:54pm 0 Comments
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IconSettings, from the South African blog iPhoneZA, is an interesting hack that lets you set up one-touch buttons on your iOS device to access specific parts of the Settings app (like turning Bluetooth on or off, toggling Airplane mode, adjusting date & time, etc.) without going to the trou...

November 15th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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I think we've found it. We've found the demon gate in which all browser-based MMOs are summoned. Its name is MakeMMO! OK, we kid, we kid. I'm sure these MakeMMO folks have nothing to do with any of the poorly made browser-based MMOs out there -- or demon summoning -- but now you can! That's righ...

August 19th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Google's mobile OS is growing and maturing into a business-savvy adult before our very eyes. With the release of Adobe's CreatePDF in the Android Market, we're delighted to finally see a PDF-creation app on the mobile front. Not only does it let you build a PDF from the ground up, it can conver...

May 12th 2011 at 8:54am 0 Comments
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I've spent a lot of time with EA Bright Light's Create over the last ten days. It hasn't exactly enjoyed a ton of fervor (or marketing support) and was only officially announced a few months back, plopped unceremoniously in a dark corner of EA's NYC summer press event. Frankly, the game hasn't been...

December 1st 2010 at 3:30pm 0 Comments