News tagged with mobile gaming

Microsoft files patent for interchangeable-devices phone

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft has filed for a patent featuring slider smartphones designed to also carry interchangeable modules such as game controller, a spare battery or keyboard. The Microsoft patent is entitled "Mobile communication device having multiple, interchangeable second devices." The patent describes Microsoft’s handheld mobile communication device with interchangeable parts. The key ...

dateSep 26, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation weblog
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Tech leaders ponder future of mobile

The pace of innovation and change in mobile devices is so dizzying it is difficult to predict the winning platforms and products of the next few years.

dateJul 21, 2011 in Telecom
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RIM buys mobile social game developer

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion announced Tuesday it has purchased Scoreloop, a Germany-based company which makes a toolkit for developers to add social features to mobile games.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Business
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Robots learn to create language

(PhysOrg.com) -- Communication is a vital part of any task that has to be done by more than one individual. That is why humans in every corner of the world have created their own complex languages that help ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Robotics weblog
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Finland's 'Angry Birds' shoot to global fame

Spectators fall silent as Jonas Koivula slingshots a boomeranging parrot over enemy lines in a devastating flanking manoeuvre during Finland's national Angry Birds championship finals.

dateApr 08, 2011 in Software
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US video game sales up 3 percent in February

U.S. retail sales of video-game hardware, software and accessories edged up 3 percent in February compared with the same month last year, helped in part by strong sales of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 game system ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Business
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Mobile gaming dominates Game Developers Conference

(AP) -- With retail video game sales smacked down by the rough economy and ever-growing competition in the crowded social and mobile game marketplace, it seemed like attendees at this week's annual Game Developers ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Business
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