Arpenter les rues de Florence, explorer la Chapelle Sixtine, bénéficier d’une vue imprenable sur la Place Saint-Marc à Venise… Non, ceci n’est pas la description d’une visite touristique « classique » de l’Italie. Toutes ces actions sont virtuelles et issues du célèbre jeu vidéo Assasin’s Creed 2, qui se déroule en Italie durant la Renaissance. Les jeux vidéo ont cette capacité d’immerger le joueur dans des villes criantes de réalisme. Le « gamer » explore la ville, à l’aide… [Lire la suite sur t.o.m]
German cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW has made its mobile add-on service Horizon TV available to Android devices. The TV and media service which has… [Broadband TV News]
No time to catch up on your favourite soap opera or the box set everybody is talking about? Now you can thanks to technology that can condense a film or television episode into… [Read more on Business Insider]
A new no-contract, prepaid carrier called ROK Mobile is joining the ranks of mobile service providers in the U.S., launching patriotically on July 4th. But instead of just offering big buckets of data on the cheap like many of its virtual carrier peers, ROK has added a twist: It isn’t just a… [Read more on Gigaom]
Getting teens engaged with goings-on in the wider world is arguably getting tougher, since they are being bombarded by a constant stream of digital distractions within their own social networks. In the war between the latest cute cat video/celeb selfie and the threat of civil war in Ukraine, we all know what’s going to get the clicks.
But all those selfie clicks don’t mean kids don’t have an appetite to be more informed generally. One barrier to teens… [Read more on TechCrunch]
Coupon kings and queens who swear by the Entertainment Book now have the option to buy a digital membership – and Hamilton merchants are seeing a steady uptake of the new system.
The smartphone app, rolled out in early April as part of Entertainment Publication’s 15th birthday, displays offers in the user’s area.
Jay Prangnell, general manager at Furnace, said the app was more… [Read more on Stuff]
Alan Moore and Clive Barker get into digital comics, Mark Waid’s “Empire” returns as a digital series and Diamond tries to break into digital for a second time.
The landscape of the digital comics industry continues to shift in the wake of Amazon.com’s purchase of ComiXology in April, with four separate announcements Wednesday from companies… [Read more on The Hollywood Reporter]
Have you ever wished an app you saw on TV were real? So have we.
TV shows love creating fake apps their characters obsess over. In HBO’s Girls, Charlie hits it big when he creates an app called Forbid, which keeps people from contacting their exes. The sitcom Cougar Town features a character named Laurie who’s obsessed with apps, namely the… [Read more on Mashable]