Hands On With The New iPad Mini With Retina Display

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The first-generation iPad mini was near-perfect in terms of a small tablet, with the one big shortcoming being that it lacked Apple’s impressive Retina high-resolution display. It was hard to go back to a standard-res screen after the iPad 3 and iPhone 4, which is why it’s great that the new version offers a Retina… Read more »

Megaman creator reveals crowd-funded Mighty No.9, his new (familiar-looking) game

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Keiji Inafune is a bit of a games-making legend. Co-designer of the original Megaman, not to mention producing both the Dead Rising series and multiple Resident Evil titles, he’s going back to his roots. Inafune announced at PAX this weekend that he’s working on a new 2D action shooter, Mighty No.9, that looks (and apparently… Read more »

Apple Granted Patent for Original iPad Design

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Apple was granted a design patent for the original iPad Tuesday. Image: USPTO Can you patent a rectangle with rounded corners? Absolutely. And Apple has done it again. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted the company a design patent for the original iPad. Design patents cover only external appearance. The design must… Read more »