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At SXSW I found a kiosk showing off a beta of the app Gravidi. It allows producers to add a layer of interactivity to videos by embedding hotspots in the video, and adding other activity around it. For users, it provides a way to learn more about moments in a video, or people or objects in that...

March 14th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Google held an event this week to show off its upcoming "Google Glass" interactive headset/system, and from that meeting came one important note for us iOS fans. Google confirmed that the system will definitely work with Apple's iPhone. The exact details of the relationship aren't clear, but th...

February 22nd 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple releases a list of all of its hardware supplier partners about once a year, as part of its Supplier Responsibility program. But the most recent list of suppliers included not only company names, but also addresses for each, and so a site called ChinaFile took all of those addresses and pu...

February 14th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Paradox Interactive has been primarily a PC gaming studio. It has enjoyed success on Steam with titles like Magicka and Europa Universalis. But last weekend at an event in Iceland, Paradox announced that it's making the jump over to Apple's handheld platforms, with two forthcoming games. The...

February 5th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Following its launch video, Assassin's Creed 3 now has an interactive trailer to get you in the mood for hooded executions, Revolution-style. It takes you to the Battle of Bunker Hill, where you're charged with assassinating Major John Pitcairn.The major really did die during the battle in 1775, a...

October 24th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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As if our recent exploration of the Angry Birds universe didn't convey the franchise's might, here's another sign. A Bad Piggies cookbook is available. Actually, the hardcover, real-life version of Angry Birds: Bad Piggies' Egg Recipes was out for the holiday season last year, long before the B...

October 12th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Feel like something's missing from your YouTube viewing experience -- like some good 'ol multiple-choice questions? The chronic learners among us will be happy to hear that the site is testing an interactive -- and potentially educational -- feature that lets users add quizzes to their clips. A ne...

September 21st 2012 at 11:20pm 0 Comments