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Speed Up Your Mac With These Tips

What Are Some Ways to Improve Your Mac’s Speed? If your Macbook is not performing the way you want, finishing work or enjoying entertainment can be too difficult. Some people go as far as thinking that they need a replacement. More often than not, the reality is quite different, and you can salvage the current Macbook model of yours without spending money on a new computer. Are you interested in finding out how to improve the Macbook’s...

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Command and Conquer Returns As a Mobile Mini-RTS

During the EA Play Pre-E3 press conference a former RTS mainstay made its return in the form of Command & Conquer: Rivals – A presumably Free to Play title similar to Clash of Clans and other action hybrid titles.  Longtime staples of the genre like resource collection and unit production are still present in this scaled down, e-sports focus take on Real time Strategy. Two players square off against each other on a small map to claim...

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Pokemon Go Players Have Walked Billions of Kilometers

Pokemon GO is one of the few unique mainstream games that rewards players for going out into the real world and exploring. Whether they’re walking down the block or across their entire city to hatch eggs, Pokemon Trainers the world over have racked up quite the tally – over 9 billion KM have been tallied by trainers the Pokemon Company since its July launch. If you need a comparison to help you comprehend just how massive 9...

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Super Mario Dashing His Way Onto iPad/iPhone Feels Like A Natural Fit

Mario’s portly plumber will be making his way onto both iPad & iPhone with the release of Super Mario Run this December. Mario creator & development treasure Shigeru Miyamoto took the stage during Apple’s fall hardware event to unveil the title. This game is Nintendo’s third mobile on Apple’s hardware after their attempt at social media with Miitomo and the smash hit of the summer Pokemon Go. In part Miyamoto-san said at the event: “Super Mario has evolved...

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Nintendo’s Super Mario Run Brings Mario to iOS

At today’s Apple media event, Shigeru Miyamoto made a big splash when he appeared on-stage to announce Super Mario Run. Speaking alongside Apple CEO Tim Cook through translator Bill Trinen, Miyamoto detailed Nintendo’s first-ever iOS game. The game features traditional Mario platforming reworked for mobile devices. Super Mario Run launches first on iPhone and iPad this December. Nintendo and mobile partner DeNA have built Super Mario Run with one-handed play in mind. The game will offer two modes focused...

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Pokemon Go Plus Possibly Delayed In Canada

Some bad news for Canadian Pokémon fans who might be looking to get the complete experience once the mobile app launches above the 49th parallel -it looks like the optional Pokémon Go Plus bracelet that can be paired with the game may have been delayed. In an email I received from Amazon.ca about my pre-order for the Pokémon Go Plus, I was notified me that the item had been delayed. Originally I pre-ordered at the end of June...

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Mobile Matters: Why Broken Joysticks Will Soon Review Free-To-Play Games

Things have been a little quiet here at Broken Joysticks, and my level of activity has decreased significantly the last few weeks, at least publicly. We’re working on some really exciting stuff, which we’ll be announcing to readers soon, and one of these initiatives is the forthcoming category of Free to Play games here at Broken Joysticks. Before you run to grab your pitchforks and torches to brand Broken Joysticks as a casual site, hear me out.

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Apple Announces new 128GB iPad

Apple announced today what everyone had been buzzing about yesterday … a new iPad. But wait, before you jump up and down with excitement there is one thing you should know. This isn’t a new iPad. It’s the same iPad you (may already) have. It’s just has more storage space. The most recent iPads, including the iPad Mini, has a maximum storage capacity of 64GB, so this newly announced model has twice the storage space. This is...

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Dota 2 On Your ipad? It Could Happen Says Valve Boss

Dota 2, Valve’s upcoming free to play MOBA game has been in closed beta for a while. According to Kotaku we could be enjoying the game on the next generation of tablets if a quote from Gabe Newell is spot on. Valve tried to get the game running on some current tablets but they weren’t up to the job. Mr.Newell speculates that tablets of the not so distant future will have the horsepower to make Dota 2...

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Try 5th Cell’s Run Roo Run For Free On iOS

As the game’s title hints at, Run Roo Run has you playing as a hat wearing kangaroo. There are various stages to complete, and you need to jump over every obstacle that they throw out. Even if you don’t sound particularly interested, you should still try the game out, because it’ll be free for the next week on Apple’s App Store, as part of Apple’s Free App of the Week program. Run Roo Run will work on iPhones...

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Apple Introduces New Retina Display Macbooks

At the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco Apple announced the latest version of their Macbook Air and Macbook Pro notebooks. Along with new hardware under the hood Apple also includes their impressive Retina displays in some of their new models. The brand new Macbook Air will come in 11 inch and 13 inch flavors featuring Intel’s Ivy Bridge processors running as fast as 2.0GHZ with USB 3.0 and up to 512GB of flash storage. If you’re...

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Apple CEO Seen Nowhere Near Valve

The rumours were flying around that Apple CEO Tim Cook had visited Valve headquarters for an unknown purpose. Gabe Newell has put these rumours to a rest during his interview with the folks at Seven Day Cooldown. Newell explained that he was perplexed as to the origin of the rumour.

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