Tag Archive: Rolls


Knights of Pen & Paper 2 rolls dice on new adventures

Playing Dungeons and Dragons as a youngster is a watershed moment of a modern adult’s formative nerd experience. Grownups, however, don’t necessarily have time to draw up characters or roll dice for strength and charisma stats, let alone spend weekends huddled around a table full of charts, oddly shaped dice and Cheetos. Knights of Pen […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Pixeljam snubs Kickstarter, rolls out own crowdfunding platform

Pixeljam is no stranger to making iPhone and Mac games, but now the studio is taking on another challenge: transforming the way crowdfunding works to make it better for game developers and other creative types. Company co-founder Miles Tillman describes the crowdfunding project as an “experiment” that’s an alternative to popular services like Indiegogo and […][Read More…]

Robot butler rolls out to begin life of thankless drudgery

Guests of the boutique Aloft Silicon Valley hotel might be a little surprised to see its newest employee. It might be his height or his odd way of moving around, or it might be the basket of towels where its head should be. But mostly, it’s going to be weird because the new guy is […][Read More…]

Dropbox rolls out USB keys to keep your files safer

Worried about the security of your Dropbox files, even if you use two-step verification? Dropbox has your back now with a new USB key-based system to ensure that you are the only one able to access your files in the Dropbox cloud. “Today,” Dropbox writes on its website, “we’re adding Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) security […][Read More…]

Apple rolls out iOS 8.4 beta 4 ahead of this month’s release

Apple may have announced iOS 9 at WWDC yesterday, but it hasn’t forgotten about its iOS 8.4 beta. A fourth release is now available to developers ahead of this month’s public rollout. The new beta, which comes with build number 12H4125a,…Read more ›

Steve Jobs rolls over in his grave: the iPad Pro could have a stylus

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is usually dead right with his predictions on upcoming Apple products. But lately, his predictions have been whoppers. First, Kuo predicted that Apple would ditch Intel chips in the Mac for ARM by 2016, and…Read more ›

Angry Birds Transformers ‘rolls out’ worldwide

Autobirds, roll out! Fans of the Robots in Disguise will be pleased to hear that today marks the worldwide availability of Angry Birds Transformers, following its soft-launched in New Zealand, Finland, Canada and Australia last month. Following the well-received Angry Birds…Read more ›

Apple rolls out cushy new benefits to its 98,000 employees

Apple announced its adding some extra benefits for all employees this year, and while everyone isn’t getting a free Apple Watch, the company has decided to lengthen parental leave, reimburse your college education, and match how much time you spend…Read more ›

Apple Rolls Out New Video Trailers For App Store Previews

  This week’s editors choice app in the iOS App Store features the release of Clumsy Ninja, which is notable because for one, it took these guys a really long ass time to get their game into the App Store,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Google Maps Rolls Out New Promoted Ads Look For Local Search Results

Screen Shot 2013-08-08 at 3.52.30 PMToday Google refreshed its promoted search results for local business in Google Maps on both Android and iOS. When you search for a business, Google will now show ads for merchants that have paid in a bottom banner. Like Google search on the web, it will be obvious that the listing is a promotion. Relevant […]

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