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And the award for best Oscars apps goes to...

The 85th Academy Awards will be hosted by animated funny guy Seth MacFarlane, and between the red carpet and the ceremony, you’ll want a second screen device to amplify the experience. While prepping for an evening filled with hurried acceptance speeches and fabulous (and disastrous!) dresses, weâ ... Full Article »

February 18, 2013 1:00pm

Great iOS tie-in games inspired by popular film franchises

Every so often, new and popular movie tie-in games hit the iTunes App Store that are meant to be crossover marketing ploys. It happens in console and PC games as well, with an understanding among most gamers in the know: Licensed titles are almost invariably terrible. That’s not always the case w ... Full Article »

November 19, 2012 4:00pm

Men in Black 3 not quite essential as an iPhone game

Depending on the audience that finds it, Men in Black 3 is about as likely to delight as it is to frustrate, or just plain bore. But there is a real game at its core, and younger gamers may find it provides an easy entrance into the complex genres that MiB 3 touches. Stylistically, Men in Black 3 p ... Full Article »

June 3, 2012 4:00pm

Netflix updates iOS app with controls to avoid excessive data usage

Cellular carriers are trending away from unlimited data offerings. As AT&T’s CEO recently put it, the trouble with unlimited data is that it causes non-unlimited users to pay for the excessive data needs of a smaller percentage of users. That’s why both AT&T and Verizon have moved away f ... Full Article »

June 1, 2012 7:44am

That Cupertino Show? Ashton Kutcher reportedly to portray Steve Jobs

At least it’s a step up from Noah Wyle. Variety is reporting that actor and serial angel investor Ashton Kutcher is slated to play Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. This does not appear to be an April Fool’s Day gag. Rather than playing the Jobs chronicled in the authorized biography Steve Job ... Full Article »

April 2, 2012 6:30am

These mobile apps for the Oscars are worthy of the red carpet

The Academy Awards are upon us, and increasingly we are using apps designed for small screens to enjoy movies made for the big screen. Whether you are looking to learn more about all the nominees through videos and biographies, like to dish about what your favorite actress and actor is wearing on th ... Full Article »

February 24, 2012 4:35pm

Prepare for the Oscars red carpet with these iPhone apps

Roll out the red carpet, it’s time for the 2012 Oscars. The Academy has set the date for Sunday, Feb. 26, so it’s time to load up your iPhone with Oscar-themed apps to keep track of the nominees, fashion and gossip. Oscars Become a virtual member of The Academy when you download the free Oscar ... Full Article »

February 24, 2012 10:00am

Test your Oscars knowledge with IMDb Trivia for iPhone

It might not seem like it, but trivia games can be tricky business. They have to feature enough questions to not get stale quickly, yet somehow appeal to a wide enough audience to make them worth creating in the first place. For the most part, IMDb Trivia acquits itself well in that regard. The gam ... Full Article »

February 23, 2012 6:00pm

Official Oscars app puts you in control of the camera

Oscar night is less than a month away. If you’re planning on tuning into the star-studded event on Feb. 26 you can get even more celebrity coverage with ABC’s and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Oscars, a universal iDevice app. Most of Oscars’ features won’t be fully avai ... Full Article »

February 2, 2012 12:30pm

ABC’s OTRC: On the Red Carpet keeps you in entertainment news

Don’t download OTRC: On the Red Carpet if you’re only looking for step-and-repeat pictorials, because the universal app for iDevice offers a whole lot more in the way of celebrity and entertainment news. OTRC pulls its name, and its coverage, from ABC’s weekly entertainment news program On th ... Full Article »

January 29, 2012 12:00pm


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