Tag Archive: Battle


“One day I’ll remember,” says Bilbo Baggins. “Remember everything that happened. The good, the bad. Those who survived, and those who did not.” Thus starts the latest trailer for the upcoming sequel to The Hobbit movies: The Battle of the… Read more ›

Apple’s Siri virtual assistant is getting better all the time, but Google Now still takes the biscuit, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Munster ran both virtual assistants through a battery of tests, and shared the results in a… Read more ›

Apple’s Siri virtual assistant is getting better all the time, but Google Now still takes the biscuit, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Munster ran both virtual assistants through a battery of tests, and shared the results in a… Read more ›

Apple loses patent claim battle against Chinese Siri

A Beijing court has ruled against Apple, upholding the validity of a patent held by the Chinese company Zhizhen Internet Technology. Zhizhen first sued Apple back in 2012, claiming that Apple’s Siri virtual assistant was infringing on its patent for… Read more ›

The competition between iOS and Android is coming to your car. The recently announced Android Auto is Google’s answer to Apple’s CarPlay, and the two platforms offer similar features, with each promising to seamlessly connect smartphones to automobiles’ in-dash monitors.… Read more ›

Create and battle mutants in frenetic free-to-play game

Mutants: Genetic Gladiators is a new game from French publisher Kojobo that aims to be your go-to when you want to battle it out with comic-book style monsters that you mutate and create yourself. The game originated on Facebook, and… Read more ›

I have a really random PlayStation 2 game on my shelf called Magic Pengel: The Quest for Color. It came out in North America in 2002, and it was basically a game in which you drew your own Pokémon and… Read more ›

Queue the spy music, cause on this week’s CultCast, our very own Buster Heine sneaks into Apple’s under-construction Arizona Sapphire Crystal factory and reports back what he’s found. Plus, WWDC dishes out golden tickets like they’re Willy Wonka; what you… Read more ›

Think sport should be less about good sportsmanship and complex rules, and more about violence? Clearly developer HooAh agrees on some level, because its upcoming iOS game Bench Clearing re-imagines baseball (a.k.a. “America’s favorite pastime”) as a massive free-for-all battle.… Read more ›     

Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in Silicon Valley today for the next round of their seemingly never-ending patent war. The two rivals will face off once again before District Court Judge Lucy Koh, presiding in the California… Read more ›