Category Archives: iPad mini

Heads up: an iPad-specific version of Riven is still on the way, and it's going to include some key improvements over the original game, CEO of Cyan Worlds Rand Miller revealed in an awesome interview with Modojo. ..

It’s easy to get excited about iPad mini because it’s a different kind of iPad. Smaller, lighter, and thinner than every previous model, it’s surprisingly good for playing games. Its downsides are related to its tech, which is for the most part borrowed from the iPad 2, but it's still an incredibly capable device and its distinctive physical features have me preferring it over my full-sized iPad based on my time with the device thus far...

Comparison Shots of Games on iPad 3 vs. iPad mini

We've been hitting it pretty hard with coverage of the new 4th generation iPad and iPad mini launches today, and earlier we posted a list of the Top Ten Best iPad Game Classics For iPad Mini where we suggested some of our favorite iPad games that cover a lot of different genres and should be a nice fit on the smaller form factor of the iPad mini...

Top Ten Best iPad Game Classics For iPad Mini

November 2nd, 2012 10:10 AM EDT by Brad Nicholson in iPad mini, News
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One of the coolest features of iPad mini is its form factor. It's smaller, thinner, and a lot shorter than a regular iPad, making it more comfortable to grip and easier to stow in a bag. But let's not get wrapped up and forget its most important feature: its access to thousands and thousands of video games via the App Store...

Intentional or not, sometimes the iPad and iPhone version of the same game feel quite a bit different from each other. You can boil it down to size. On iPad, you've got a much larger screen area to work with than you do on iPhone. Because of that size and the way you hold the device as a result, you play games differently. It's just what happens...

Screen resolutions are getting a little bonkers. There's a lot. New iPad and iPad with Retina display both support retina; iPhone 5 rocks a wide-screen retina display; older phones and iPod touches support a mixture of retina standard high-resolution; And now there's the iPad mini screen, which sits in the middle. Its screen isn't retina level, but the pixel density is quite high considering...

Even before today's launch of iPad mini and iPad with Retina Display, there were a lot of different kinds of iPod touches, iPads, and iPhones out in the wild. Each has their own technical highs and lows. Game creators, for the most part, do a fantastic job with supporting just about everything with their games. ..

As you're probably aware by now, Apple announced a brand new smaller version of their iPad today, dubbed the iPad mini. Following the keynote address by Apple's executive team in San Jose, a hands-on session was held where members of the tech press could actually get a feel for this new, more diminutive tablet. Here's a brief roundup of hands-on impressions from around the web, and we'll update this post as more roll in...

Apple Announces A5-Powered 7.9" iPad mini

October 23rd, 2012 2:29 PM EDT by Eli Hodapp in iPad mini, News

Following the surprise announcement of a speed-bumped iPad was the iPad mini. If you were following the rumor scene, most of what people were expecting turned out to be true. It comes packed with a 7.9" display, a similar A5 processor to the iPad 2, and a price point that starts at $329 for the 16GB load-out. It's got a 1024x768 display, is as thing as a pencil and light as a pad of paper, even optionally including LTE just like the "big" iPad...

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