Archives for the month of: February, 2014

Drew hosts the show this Friday. He, Shawn & Tina talk about arguably amazing ‘Project Tango‘ [video] by Google as well as a bunch of smart watch news! This is Technophiles’ one hundred and seventy seventh episode.

Design This Home
by App Minis LLC
operating system: android also available for iOS | price: free
size: 40mb-50mb mb | category: games

BY TINA URCH | I gave Design This Home a try to scratch my designer itch because I’m not currently putting my design degree to work. Despite being slow to get going the game is an enjoyable outlet for those with an interest and enjoyment of design.

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This Tuesday Tina, Shawn & Drew talk about the rumored launch of the Amazon TV box as well as Facebook’s fake user problem. This is Technophiles’ one hundred and seventy sixth episode.

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This week on the Technophiles Newscast Shawn talks about Klemens Torggler’s folding door, the exit of Windows 7, the Jade Rabbit’s sleeping issues, America’s struggle with science & nuclear fusion energy getting one step closer. EP102

Spotify Music
by Spotify Ltd.
operating system: iOS also available for android & blackberry os | price: free
size: 36.9 mb | category: music

BY SHAWN KERR | Spotify recently went free for both mobile and tablets, something I didn’t think would ever actually happen. But the magic of Spotify has done something fantastical and brought us our on demand music – even if you can’t necessarily listen to it exactly the way that you would like.

I want to mention that I’m reviewing Spotify from a free standpoint. You can pay a small fee to be a premium member, however I’m interested in what Spotify now offers us in terms of its free services.

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this week’s guests:

Alex Sheehan hosts the show this Wednesday. He chat’s with Mark Reichers about the Silk Road getting wiped out by a Bitcoin glitch, as well as the two day developer conference Steam Dev Days. Someone tell that cow a Metroid is about to attack it because this is Technophiles one hundred and seventy fifth episode.

Tina hosts the show this Valentine’s Day and brings a special story about 19 year old, Boyan Slats’, plan for cleaning up the ocean. Shawn, Drew and David agree that Slats’ Ocean Cleanup Foundation sounds like a great idea! Somebody get in touch with the Scout team, seriously, because this is Technophiles’ one hundred and seventy forth episode.

Clumsy Ninja
by Motion Graphics
operating system: iOS also available for android & kindle | price: free
size: 96.3 mb | category: Games

BY DAVID GEISLER | It’s a tricky thing; reviewing Clumsy Ninja. So many interesting things going on in the background but I honestly can’t tell if very many interesting things are going on in the foreground. Natural Motion, the company responsible for calculating life like A.I. and physics with the Euphoria engine used in games like Grand Theft Auto IV & V as well as Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, has put together an app (and I think I’m going to call it an ‘app’ rather than a ‘game’) that is charming, sweet, a little addictive and even…at times…microscopically emotional.

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