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Over the past several months my favorite online bank, Simple, has been working feverishly to update their back end. Today it released an updated app that compliments the under-the-hood changes made to its systems. Simple, if you don't know, is a banking services company that was founded with mobil...

August 19th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Ten years ago, players told Blizzard that WoW was too simple compared to past MMOs like Ultima Online, EverQuest, and Asheron's Call. More recently, many (including me at one point) said the same about Hearthstone -- that too much complexity had been removed from the genre compared to games like Ma...

May 21st 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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As soon as Apple updated iOS to versions 7.0.6 and 6.1.6 to fix an SSL vulnerability, TUAW let you know about it. Apparently some people still haven't updated, and app-enabled bank Simple has sent out a tersely-worded reminder to its customers letting them know that if they don't update before Mon...

February 28th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Fl...

October 10th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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A group of us here at TUAW are huge fans (and customers) of Simple -- it's an online bank that revolves around a debit card linked to a powerful, free iPhone app. On Wednesday, the company announced an upcoming feature for those who are using iPhone 4S and newer devices -- MoneyDrop. MoneyDrop wi...

October 10th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Underground Pixel is a retro game developer that's put out a few iOS titles already, and their latest release is called Mansion Run, now available on the App Store for just US$0.99. Mansion Run is simple by design -- in fact, it's almost too simple. The idea is that you're a skeleton named Bone...

May 31st 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The iOS crowd has been able to use Simple's online banking app since May of last year, but starting today, those on the Android side of things also have access to the service. For those unfamiliar with Simple, it essentially hopes to match or replace the other guys by introducing "everything you n...

January 16th 2013 at 5:08am 0 Comments
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A wise man once said to me, "Now, the world of MMOs don't move to the beat of just one drum, what might be right for you, may not be right for some." That may have also been '80s TV talking, but the point is still valid. When it comes to the wide range of our gaming buffet, we have everything fro...

September 17th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Love your iPad, but hate Safari? Mozilla's Alex Limi can relate, it's "a pretty miserable experience," he says. So what's he doing about it? Building a replacement, of course. In a recent presentation showing the fruits of the Mozilla Product Design Strategy team's labors, Limi offered a glimpse a...

June 18th 2012 at 1:21am 0 Comments
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Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We at Joystiq believe no one deserves to starve, and many indie developers are entitled to a fridg...

March 18th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments