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Interesting points, Jesse, thanks. One problem with running many legacy apps on a small-screen touch Celeron-class tablet is that they run poorly - this is why so few of the first 10 years of Windows tablets sold , and why Apple didn't make a "tablet Mac" but instead an optimized incompatible touch product that conquered the market for a while.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
China Targets Qualcomm With Antitrust Probe
Today in international tech news: China launches an antitrust probe into Qualcomm; a Thai man dies while holding a charging iPhone; a Dutch newspaper releases the latest round of Snowden revelations; BlackBerry shakes up management; and ABC's Katie Couric will be Yahoo's global news anchor.
Cult of Mac Blog
Angry Birds Gets Electrifying New Update, Now Has Almost 500 Levels
Few companies are better at keeping their games updated than Rovio , who've released more updates for its Angry Birds games than one can count.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The Motley Fool
This Accessory to Apple's iPhone Could Mean the End of Nintendo
Apple's app store is already a major force in the gaming world, paying millions to game developers every single day.
The Miami Herald
District backs smartphones' move into classes
In her social studies class, the seventh-grader looks up geography facts on the same iPod Touch that she uses to Instagram and text-message, with the help of a wireless network provided by the school.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Logitech gamepad puts iPhone gamers in control
Smartphones have positively impacted the gaming industry. Casual touch-based games like Angry Birds and Candy Crush Saga have turned some non-gamers into dedicated ones.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
5 Stocks Using Mobile Apps To Target Rich Valuations
What do Snapchat, Waze, Instagram, Draw Something and Angry Birds all have in common? They are mobile apps that run on Apple iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Source: www.wfaa.com --- Monday, November 18, 2013LOS ANGELES - Sony Entertainment, the movie and music arm of Sony Corp., is looking to cut at least $100 million in costs and has hired consulting firm Bain & Co.
The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)
North Korea launches targeted attack... on Angry Birds
North Korea's government-approved Samjiyon tablet is about as desirable as you'd guess, but there's something the sad little slate has that even the iPad doesn't: a built-in copy of Angry Birds Rio .
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Smartphones move into classes -- with school district's blessing [Anchorage Daily News]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Nov. 17--At Romig Middle School, Kendall Johanson tunes her trumpet before band class using an app.
The News Journal
Sony, Microsoft may be ignoring real rivals
Remember a time before "Angry Birds," the iPad and the iPhone? No? When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles - seven and eight years ago, respectively, the companies touted the machines' high-definition graphics, powerful processors and ability to play DVDs, and in Sony's case, Blu-ray discs.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Norman Transcript
Altered landscape for consoles
NEW YORK - Remember a time before "Angry Birds," the iPad and the iPhone? No? When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles - seven and eight years ago, respectively, the companies touted the machines' high-definition ...
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Kansas City Star
Poll: What do you think of KU recruit Cliff Alexander's hat trick?
Plans to rehab the former King Louie bowling alley into space for the Johnson County Museum, Enterprise Center, early voting and transit facilities came to a screeching halt Thursday when Johnson County commissioners voted not to issue $10.3 million in bonds.
Dallas Morning News
'Angry Birds: Star Wars' costs $50 on PS4, and isn't worth it
I thought that was a mistake at first, when I went to download it with a code provided by Activision.
Holiday gift guide 2013: Smartphones, cases and more
Smartphones are no longer luxury items -- they are, these days, practically a necessity.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Canadian Business Magazine
New video consoles from Sony, Microsoft face changed entertainment, gaming landscape
The last time Sony and Microsoft came out with new video game consoles, there was no iPad, the iPhone was months away and "FarmVille" and "Angry Birds" had yet to be conjured up.
Santa Barbara Independent
tic tac phOto App
Artist Hugh Margerum has a gift for inspiring people to interact and to take a fresh look at the world around them.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Wreckler: At last, a tablet to rival the iPadLG
Tom Cruise has confirmed that Katie Holmes left him partly because she wanted to protect their daughter from Scientology, as he admitted he did not see Suri for 110 days after their divorce.