Apple doesn't give up its keynote stage to just anyone, so when Epic Games previewed an Infinity Blade spinoff last year at the announcement of the third-generation iPad, no one suspected it would never be released.
The long, winding legal saga of Apple v. Samsung took another interesting turn this weekend, with a Reuters report claiming that Steve Jobs was so intent on suing the Korean manufacturer, he disregarded the opinion of Tim Cook just prior to making him CEO of the company. Why did Cook protest? You'll have to keep reading to find out...
Monday, October 29 is shaping up to be the Thunderdome of smartphone-related events, with both Microsoft and now Google hosting pow-wows on the same date to show off their latest Windows Phone 8 and Android products, respectively. Two smartphone platforms enter… one smartphone platform leaves? We'll find out soon enough.
Infinity Blade and Apple media briefings tend to go hand in hand, and when the new iPad was announced this spring, Epic trotted out a new extension of its hit original franchise. But what the publisher showed wasn't built around a series of one-on-one swordfight duels, nor was it to be developed by series creator Chair Entertainment; furthermore, it wasn't anywhere near ready for release, as even now, at the E3 expo this week, the only release target offered is "sometime this year."
The iPad 2 helped push tablet gaming ahead thanks to its A5 processor and increased RAM, but it's the new iPad that should offer the largest advancement to date, thanks to the unbelievable 2048x1536 Retina display -- four times that of the earlier iPads -- not to mention the advanced A5X processor, reported increase in RAM, and optional support for 4G networks. Only a couple of new games were shown at Apple's event yesterday, but we've pinpointed a few of the best-looking current iPad releases that we expect to shine even brighter on the new tablet. If you're planning on picking up a new iPad, here are six beautiful games that can show off its impressive tech.