The Surest Sign Yet That Apple TV Will Be a Gaming Console

This week, Apple released its first-ever instructions for designing and developing a game controller for use with Apple products. The evidence suggests that Apple is gearing up take gaming beyond the confines of its products. It's going to condone console-style game development. And today's game controller for iOS 7… » 6/13/13 3:56pm 6/13/13 3:56pm

There Is Blatant Racist and Sexist Language Hiding in Open Source Code

GitHub is an exceptionally popular open-source community where any developer can find code for pretty much anything. But there's a problem—some of that code contains extremely offensive racist, sexist, and homophobic, language. » 2/01/13 11:16am 2/01/13 11:16am

It's all the more disturbing because this blatant prejudice hides behind the…

AT&T Opens Up Watson Speech-Recognition Software API to App Developers

In a blog post today, AT&T SVP for technology and network operations John Donovan made the official announcement that the API for Watson (the company's proprietary voice-recognition software that transcribes spoken words into text) are now open to and available for app developers to access. » 7/09/12 10:40pm 7/09/12 10:40pm

What's Good and Bad About the Android Market for Game Developers

Noah Bordner is a veteran game animator who has worked with such companies as EA, LucasArts, and Bungie. His indie app gaming venture, Mika Mobile, has already found success in the Apple App Store. Bordner recently ported the popular RPG Battleheart over to Android. There, he found the experience to be a little… » 6/20/11 2:40pm 6/20/11 2:40pm