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webNES lets you play NES games without jailbreaking, right from Safari

If you’ve wanted to play NES games from your iPhone but aren’t someone that enjoys the pros of jailbreaking (or dislikes the cons), then some developer’s have put together something you’re sure to enjoy. Made by @conradev, @jawerty, @bogidon, @elklein96, and the base by @bfirsh, webNES allows you to play NES games straight from your mobile browser, as…

Google Play Books updated with sepia theme and rental support

Google Play Books (still don’t know why it chose “Play,” but whatever) has just been updated to version 1.6.0, bringing with it a few new features in preparation for the textbook rollout that Google is doing right now. Announced back in June at Google I/O, Google said that it would be bringing textbooks to Play Books in August. Well, here we are in August,…

App Store continues to have more revenue than Google Play Store

While Android continues to increase in numbers, one thing is staying relatively the same: the App Store generates more revenue for developers. This is a large reason as to why many developers go to iOS first instead of Android or another platform. At Google I/O, Google announced that it has near the same number, if not more apps in its Google Play Store…

Google Play game services coming to iOS: Cross-platform cloud saving, real-time multiplayer and leaderboards

Google has just announced a new game service that will be available to anyone regardless of platform. It will essentially allow games developers to start adding in real-time multiplayer, social features, achievements and leaderboards in to their games. Not only will it be available on Android, it’s going cross-platform, and will be available to iOS…

Penguins play Game for Cats iPad app at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Apple’s iPad is undoubtedly designed for humans, there’s no arguing that. But that doesn’t mean that animals can’t use the tablet, as we’ve seen monkeys, lizards and even a white tiger playing games on the device. There are even games on the App Store designed specifically for pets, such as ‘Game for Cats’, which is, predictably, designed for animals of the…

Western Digital releases Apple TV competitor

  I’m sure all of you have heard of a company known as Western Digital. If not, it is a company that is very well known for its hard drives and other miscellaneous storage accessories. This product, however, isn’t aimed at the storage market, but rather the home entertainment market. The WD TV Play, which costs $69.99, comes with access to…

App Store in 2012 saw 3.5 times more revenue than Google Play

  It’s been said over and over again – Apple users are more likely to buy software on their mobile devices. Well, Android users did a good job at out growing the App Store last year, but the Play Store didn’t claim the title of most revenue. That title, yet again, went to the App Store. This past year, Apple’s App Store brought in 3.5 times the…