Tag Archive: Valley

Gorgeous puzzler Mekorama could be this year’s Monument Valley

As anyone who has read my coverage of the superb iOS game Monument Valley will know, I’m a huge sucker for beautiful puzzle games. Well, it seems that 2016’s going to be a good year for me (and plenty of likeminded gamers), since a new trailer showing off an upcoming iOS game called Mekorama, built by […]

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Silicon Valley nerds get new boss in Season 3 trailer

Silicon Valley, the HBO comedy about the hard knocks of startup life, is coming back for its third season this April, and based on the first trailer that was released today, it’s going to be every bit as whacky as the first two seasons, if not more. The Pied Piper gang gets a new CEO […]

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Stunning iOS puzzler Monument Valley goes free for first time

Tremendous iOS puzzle game Monument Valley has just gone free on iOS for the first time in its history. Inspired by the surrealistic designs of M.C. Escher, the title is a triumph of isometric design, in which the player guides a princess through a series of impossible structures in a game that Apple lyrically described as, “akin […]

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Silicon Valley giants take Samsung’s side in legal battle against Apple

A number of Silicon Valley technology giants have backed Samsung in its legal battle against Apple. Documents confirm Dell, eBay, Facebook, Google, and HP all took the South Korean company’s side in a “friend of the court” brief on July 1.…Read more ›

Tim Cook hobnobs with tech power players in Sun Valley

Tim Cook and Eddy Cue were in Sun Valley, Idaho this week for Allen & Co’s annual gathering of the richest and most successful people in media and technology. The gathering includes multiple days of hobnobbing with fellow elites where Cook…Read more ›

This adorable 2-year-old is the cutest Pirate of Silicon Valley ever

Many babies these days have to wear an eyepatch to correct vision problems. That’s why the two-year old girl above, Layla Grubb, is wearing the best eyepatch ever: an ’80’s style Apple logo, pasted over her left eye. Talk about…Read more ›

‘Synergy, Bitches:’ Silicon Valley premieres right after Game of Thrones

For nerds of all stripe, this Sunday night will be an imploding black hole of greatness, with the Season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones, and, right after that, the Season 2 debut of our favorite tech-themed dramedy, Silicon Valley.…Read more ›

The beta nerds of Silicon Valley are back in season 2 trailer

The first season of HBO’s half-hour comedy series about a bunch of nerds trying to change the world with code is headed back to your television screen this coming April. HBO put up a trailer for the hotly anticipated premiere…Read more ›

Only 5% of Monument Valley installs on Android were paid for

One of the biggest reasons why many app developers continue to snub Android is piracy. The platform’s “open” approach, which allows applications to be downloaded from third-party sources and installed manually, makes it incredibly easy for users to circumvent Google Play…Read more ›

Eight new levels of Monument Valley are coming next week

Monument Valley is my pick for iOS game of the year; a twisting, gorgeous, MC Escher-style puzzler that’s spellbinding from start to finish. And given that it has received upwards of 1 million downloads, I’m far from alone in thinking…Read more ›