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What new market should Apple break in to in 2013? [POLL]

Were a few weeks in to the New Year, and Apple’s been taking something of a beating in the stock market, thanks to some negative reports in the press. Both Reuters and WSJ have reported on low demand for one of Apple’s iDevices. With Apple’s earnings call coming up next week, we’ll soon find out just how successful Cupertino’s holiday season was. All…

Is the future of gaming really mobile? [Editorial]

The iMpulse physical game pad for iPhone and iPad is quite remarkable. Small enough to fit on a keychain, the iMpulse provides the iGamer with all his controlling needs. It’s wireless, so thanks to the joys of Bluetooth, there are no wires present that might hamper your gaming experience. More to the point, there’s no chance that you might yank your…

Angry Birds making the leap to PS3, XBox 360, and 3DS

Angry Birds has just about conquered the smartphone gaming platform. It’s wildly successful on both iOS and Android, and has even garnered a fair amount of success on computers. So, what’s next? Consoles! In an interview to IGN, Rovio’s Executive Vice President of Games, Petri Järvilehto, explained that the company has set plans in motion to…

Xbox Live for iOS app gets update, you can now control your console

Microsoft just updated their My Xbox LIVE application for iOS, bringing the number up to version 1.5. The update includes Retina iPad support, and some cool iPhone features. One of the most notable features added for iPhone users is the ability to control your Xbox 360 console through the application. It allows users to control on-screen content…

Is Apple working on a gaming console with Valve?

On Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook was spotted making a visit to the HQ of American game developer Valve Corporation. Many have speculated that this visit is directly linked to a gaming console that the two are developing together. There have been rumors surrounding both companies and a games console for a couple of weeks now. Last week there were rumors that…

Apple working on a gaming controller?

Until a couple of years ago, the words Apple and gaming would never appear in the same sentence together. For years the Mac has been shunned as a poor gaming device, despite its technological capabilites. Many believed that Apple and the gaming market would never cross paths. Jump to 2012, and the reality is very different. Gaming on the go is a…