Celebrating Leonardo Torres-Quevedo, Spanish inventor of the world’s first computer game

What does a cable car in Niagara Falls have to do with the world’s first chess-playing machine? Surprisingly, both were inventions of Spanish civil engineer Leonardo Torres-Quevedo. Next week, as part of our ongoing effort to celebrate Europe’s computing heritage, we’re commemorating Torres-Quevedo’s legacy and his remarkable machine—”El Ajedrecista” (in English, “The Chess Player”)—in partnership […]

How can I optimize my blog so im making money and make it a fun site to visit for game info like pc and 360?

Question by Gerry J: How can I optimize my blog so im making money and make it a fun site to visit for game info like pc and 360? Best answer: Answer by kee (WRONG CATEGORY FOR XBOX ?s)See http://problogger.net for a wealth of information on making money while blogging. Here’s two articles from that […]

To pitch a perfect game, teach yourself online

(Cross-posted on the Inside Search blog) Searches can become stories. Some are inspiring, some change the way we see the world and some just put a smile on our face. This is a story of how people can use Google to do something extraordinary. If you have a story, share it. – Ed. My major […]

Appysnap turns iPhone photography into a quick-fire game

There are no shortage of games on Apple’s App Store; app developers are constantly evolving their ideas to create the next Angry Birds. Some apps function as useful services, trying to add gaming elements to prompt users to come back to the app, but with gamification often coming as an afterthought, many services fail to […]