All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Developer’

Facebook’s New Follow Action Keeps You Up To Speed On Users’ App Activity Right In Your News Feed

It’s possible that your News Feed is about to become much more crowded/informative, depending on how you feel about a massive influx of new stories. Facebook has just announced the follow action in Open Graph apps, and it’s sure to populate your News Feeds with tons of stories from the dozens of Facebook-connected apps users currently use every day, Of …

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Facebook To Simplify Notification Opt-Outs

Facebook users will soon have another way to control the flow of notifications they receive on a daily basis, and this one doesn’t even involve accessing a settings page – or even leaving your News Feed for that matter. On the Facebook Developer blog, the company just announced that users will now be able to opt out of notifications from …

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Prototype Camera Describes a Picture’s Content

Imagine a camera that doesn’t take a picture; it gives you a description of the scene you are viewing. Doesn’t sound too appealing, you say. But a picture is worth a thousand words, you say. Well, imagine a camera taking and picture AND giving you an instant description of the scene. Now the uses of this technology are starting to …

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Cargo-Bot, First App Developed Solely On An iPad, Is Ready To Play

Call it an app of the iPad, by the iPad, for the iPad – Cargo-Bot has just hit iTunes and is available to download for free. Cargo-Bot is a puzzle game that has you “teach a robot how to move crates.” Sounds fun, I guess. But even if the game (which I haven’t played yet, could be spectacular) isn’t one …

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Unemployed Game Developer Makes Awesome Solar System

Christopher Albeluhn found himself unemployed after 7 years as a game developer. Realizing he needed to update his portfolio, he started to work on building a planet Earth in a Unreal Engine 3 as a simple test for a shader idea. The idea quickly got out of hand and he decided to build the entire solar system. Including all 8 …

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Bing Search API Becoming Premium Service

Regardless of what you think, Microsoft’s Bing is still pretty popular. It’s the number two search engine on the Web. So obviously Microsoft wants to continue this momentum by making Bing get better results, easier to use… and charge for it? That’s what Microsoft announced today on the Bing blog at least. The company is making some changes to the …

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RIM Giving Developers Next BlackBerry In May

Poor RIM, they have been nothing but down lately. The company is hoping to make a turnaround in a big way with their new handset release. Developers will find out before anybody else if their new product could truly turn the company’s fortunes around. Bloomberg is reporting that developers will be receiving RIM BlackBerry prototypes in May. About 2,000 of …

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Yahoo Developer Resents ‘Weaponizing’ of His Work

Yahoo proved this week that it is very easy to go from patent defense to patent troll. In today’s lawsuit happy climate it is common practice for companies to stockpile patents to be used in defense of their work. With so many patents out there it has become a sort of arms race. Most are afraid to sue because they …

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Mika Mobile Drops Support For Android

There are some developers who have been successful in monetizing games on the Android operating system, but some developers have not found the same success. This is one of those developers. Mika Mobile, creator of Battleheart and Zombieville, took to their blog to announce their intentions to drop support for the Android operating system. What led to this decision? It …

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Nintendo Licenses Autodesk Gameware For Wii U

GDC has been crazy so far with developers saying it’s alright to piss off gamers to indie developers saying that Japanese games suck. Where’s the real news though? Where’s the mind blowing announcement that nobody saw coming? Oh, Nintendo just licensed Gameware for all Wii U developers? Close enough. Autodesk and Nintendo announced today at GDC that they have entered …

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Intel Unveils Graphics Performance Analyzers 2012

At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) today in San Francisco, Intel released Intel GPA 2012, the latest suite of tools for game and media app developers to optimize performance. The new software is now available for smartphones, tablets, and ultrabook app developers, and will be able to support Android devices later this year. Intel Corporation today introduced Intel Graphics Performance …

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GDC 2012: Realm Of The Mad God Developer Talks Post Release Updates

Spry Fox Games took a huge undertaking last year by releasing Realm of the Mad God. Not only was it an MMO which is already hard to manage and constantly develop, it was also a bullet hell shooter which requires constant balance updates. How did Spry Fox Games handle this enormous task? They didn’t listen to their players. Gamasutra is …

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