Our society is becoming increasingly more mobile. Nowadays, everybody has a smartphone - you're considered somewhat odd if you don't. As a result, mobile gaming has become big business, and it's not hard to see why: mobile games simple, cheap, and addictive on-the-go fun. Unfortunately, they're also far from perfect. New technologies rarely are.
The biggest problem anyone has with them is, not surprisingly, controls - particularly when touchscreens neter into the equation.
For those of you not already aware; Wednesday was a big day for the games industry. it was on that day, early into the evening, that the Playstation 4 - Sony's next generation offering- was finally unveiled, to much fanfare. The console, which is due by the holiday season of 2013; is easily powerful enough to blow pretty much any of the current gen offerings straight out of the water, and the launch titles thus far look positively brilliant. That's not what makes it exciting, though.
It's only when one looks closer - at some of the features of the console - that one realizes just what this system could mean for the industry.
Fitting neatly into the newfangled digital kitchen category, Dacor's latest oven fuses a midrange 7” Android tablet into the front panel as its controller, and WiFi connectivity allows for a range of convenient features – including, inevitably, games.
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Is Apple working on the iWatch? This has been a question that many pundits have asked for years now, and again today, the New York Times reports that this may indeed be the case.