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Report: Apple to unveil iPad 2 on March 2

By Steve Watts, Feb 23, 2011 5:30pm PST

Rumors are swirling that Apple is set to introduce a new iPad model at an upcoming event. Reportedly, the iPad 2 will be the highlight of Apple's upcoming March 2 gathering...


Mac App Store Launching on January 6

By Brian Leahy, Dec 16, 2010 1:00pm PST

The Mac App Store, which was announced back in October, will be launching on January 6 for Mac OSX Snow Leopard users ahead of the Lion upgrade...


"I think the thought has crossed everyone's minds. Cross fingers it doesn't happen but we'll see."

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Apple Changes Third-Party Development Tools Policy for App Store; Adobe and Unity Respond

By Brian Leahy, Sep 10, 2010 1:45pm PDT

With the announcement of iOS 4.0, Apple declared third-party development tools to be in violation of its terms of service. The move was largely...


"Probably true, but if true, expect them to try again in a different way. No one tells Jobs no ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 9 comments

Valve Reports Mac Game Performance Gains with Latest Mac OSX Update

By Brian Leahy, Aug 18, 2010 1:40pm PDT

Since the launch of Steam for the Mac and the release of Valve's back-catalog of Source-engine titles, Valve has been "working with Apple and their...


"yeah, that was nice. not much exciting new tech to review these days"

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Valve to Release Mac OS Graphics Code to Steamworks Partners

By Xav de Matos, Jul 30, 2010 10:00am PDT

Valve brings more good news for Mac gamers today as the company has revealed it will "provide a portion" of its graphics code to developers looking...


"I also love the whole "What did M$ ever do for PC gamers" seemingly without a fucking clue what ..."

- PlayfulPuppy see all 26 comments

iPhone 4 Revealed; Gets Gyroscope for Gaming

By Brian Leahy, Jun 07, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Apple officially unveiled the iPhone 4, its next smartphone, and while we won't cover the phone as a whole here at Shacknews, the device will be...


"Japan already launched out of 4g phones. USA is slow to launch till next year. =[ C'mon, let's ..."

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Half-Life 2 Hits Mac Steam Tomorrow; Teased via Epic Homage Trailer

By Brian Leahy, May 25, 2010 2:40pm PDT

[Update 4:47 PM - BL] Valve has confirmed to Shacknews that this release includes Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode 1 and Half-Life 2: Episode 2. [Original Story] Gordon Freeman's epic adventure through City 17 will


"bored, no $hit sherlock i know photoshop has been on pc's since the 90's lol. i think you ..."

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Skate It Released for iPhone Ahead of Skate 3

By Brian Leahy, May 11, 2010 11:40am PDT

Electronic Arts has released Skate It for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The game will run on the iPad, though it isn't an iPad native app....


"may depend on which iphone / ipod touch you have. the 3GS runs games a lot nicer than the 3G :("

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Report: Nintendo Targeting Apple Next

By Brian Leahy, May 07, 2010 2:40pm PDT

After reporting its financial earnings for its 2009 fiscal year, Nintendo could be setting its sights on a new challenger: Apple. According to the...


"whatever they think it's best - i like the products of both companies :)"

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Apple Unveils 'Game Center' iPhone Gaming Network

By Brian Leahy, Apr 08, 2010 11:43am PDT

As part of its developer preview for iPhone OS 4, Apple revealed "Game Center", a "social gaming network" for the iPhone , iPod Touch, and the...


"until they get rid of the jailbreaking possibility you will never see proper encryption on the ..."

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iPad Review

By Brian Leahy, Apr 05, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Apple's iPad is the company's new device: a multi-touch tablet, which currently runs iPhone OS 3.2, supporting all iPhone applications and its own...


"This notion of no OS to install/update is incorrect. The iPad does require a PC or Macintosh ..."

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Report: iPad Launch Games Revealed via Leak

By Brian Leahy, Mar 26, 2010 1:40pm PDT

PadGadget did some digging through Apple's database and found references to several "HD" versions of some games, presumably set for release when...


"though screen size and aspect ratio do not determine whether a screen is hd or not. A 5", 4:3 ..."

- GenBanks see all 19 comments

Apple Adds Gifting to iTunes App Store

By Brian Leahy, Mar 23, 2010 12:30pm PDT

Apple now allows gifting for iPhone/iPod touch applications and games, MacRumors spotted--a change in iTunes that requires users to accept a new...


"The App Store is like Steam - they've pretty much started from scratch and they ..."

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iPad Slightly Delayed, Pre-Orders Start March 16

By Chris Faylor, Mar 05, 2010 7:25am PST

Originally slated to make their way to retail "in late March," the initial batch of iPads will now hit on April 3, maker Apple revealed today....


"keep telling yourself that and maybe someday youll believe it. "

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Nintendo CEO Says iPad Just 'Bigger iPod Touch,' Questions Practicality of 3D Gaming

By Chris Faylor, Jan 29, 2010 12:33pm PST

After speaking at length about Nintendo's own offerings and its various milestones this week, CEO Satoru Iwata turned his attention towards recent...


"Given Nintendo aren't talking about the DSi LL like it was some sort of mana from the heavens. ..."

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