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Best board games for iOS 2012

In 2012 some board games made their move from cardboard to iOS while others kept gaining in popularity. Here I picked out best board games for iOS 2012. Top of the line.

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Play music for Friday evening pre-gaming with friends: smart playlists with Songza app

For those of you who don’t know, Songza is a free music streaming service loaded with expertly curated playlists for everyone and a fresh way to find music for any occasion. You can choose from a long list of activities, and have curated playlists served up to you based on what you’re doing. There’s also a Concierge feature that takes what it knows about your music preferences, notes whether or not you’re Read more

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Stone Age: The Board Game

Stone Age for iOS is finally out and downloadable from iTunes. Interface design is great, the rules are well implemented, the graphics are beautiful and the AI opponents are pretty challenging. For now it’s only optimized for iPhone screens. But the graphics still looks great upscaled to 2x on the iPad. From the very 1.0, iOS game gets an impressive set of features, such as:

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Ode to the cup heater

Cup heater. Device that makes me happy every day. No, wait, hot coffee makes me happy every day. Cup heater is just keeping the coffee hot. I’m not sure if cups-getting-cold is a common problem these days, but in case you share my concerns, here is a link to amazon.cn where I found this essential gadget.

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Gloves that touch the screen

Have you ever hated to take off your gloves to answer to a phone call? Now you don’t have to. They invented touchscreen friendly gloves that can interact with a touchscreen of any device. I spotted them at Decathlon and tested with an iPad and a common touchscreen cellphone. Both worked out great!

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How to use an iPad without touching the button

If you happen to have an iPad, there are few gestures that can make your experience better. Or at least different. You surely have noticed the iPad button. Point is, you don’t have to use it at all while performing the commands with your fingers. Here is a brief reference containing all the gestures you’ll need to do so.

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Christmas ecard 2013

Time is coming when we start hatching this year’s Christmas ecard ideas. Last year it was all about handmade and plasticine, so the postcard was based on the same idea as this one (which is my very favorite).

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