Category: Mobile and Wireless

Blogs A chance for your idea: Billboard offering live pitches for Mobile concepts

Billboard offering live pitches for Mobile concepts Billboard says the opportunity will allow companies to present their new technology, product or service in front of a crowd of senior execs from the telco and entertainment worlds. Hurry though, the deadline for submissions is August 3rd.

Headline News Green Lantern: Rise Of The Manhunters Game Announced

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters an action-adventure title that will be available in conjunction with Warner Bros. Pictures’ epic superhero feature film Green Lantern scheduled for release Summer 2011.

Headline News Eco-Toon Raccoons Coming to iTunes

Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group has finalized a deal with E1 Entertainment to launch The Raccoons, Season One on Apple's iTunes US, it was announced today by Kevin Gillis, CEO of Skywriter.

Blogs Made4mobile – Or Is It?

When I first started aggregating content and approached my colleagues in the animation industry looking for distribution rights I would get very blank looks or often silence on the end of the phone as in the hearts and minds of most content providers the mobile was still essentially considered a device for making phone calls. That has changed significantly in the last few years. But ever-the-less the animated made4mobile content business has not become as significant as I anticipated.

Headline News HIT Launches All-New ThomasAndFriends.com and More

HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment and owner of the world's #1 preschool brand, Thomas & Friends, is marking Thomas & Friends' 65th anniversary with all new digital extensions.

Headline News Eric Hirshberg Named CEO of Activision Publishing

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that marketing and advertising industry veteran Eric Hirshberg has been named Chief Executive Officer of Activision Publishing, effective September 7, 2010.

Headline News Framestore & Nokia Launched FX Studio App, Competition

Framestore and Nokia today launched a competition inviting amateur animators and VFX enthusiasts to contribute ideas for an exciting new special effect for their new project, FX Studio.

Headline News Cyberchase Goes To School!

As it kicks off its eighth successful season on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings), the daily animated math series Cyberchase will engage kids in a whole new way with Lucky Star, an application for SMART Board interactive whiteboards.

Headline News Walt Disney Studios Releases Disney Movies App Exclusively for iPad

The Walt Disney Studios has launched a new Disney Movies app, exclusively for the Apple iPad, that lets users discover more about current and classic Disney movies.

Headline News National Film Board Of Canada Launches iPad App

Starting today, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has its own iPad app, available free of charge at the iTunes Store or at the NFB's download page at NFB.ca.

Headline News Ludia & Classic Media Bring The Search For Where’s Waldo? To iPad

Interactive entertainment company Ludia and Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading kids, family and pop-culture brands, including Where’s Waldo?, Casper the Friendly Ghost and Lassie, today announced the availability of Where’s Waldo? The Fantastic Journey for iPad in HD on the App Store worldwide.

Headline News THQ Unveils Slate of Games Based on Megamind

THQ Inc. announced today that a slate of video games based on DreamWorks' Megamind, the forthcoming feature film from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., are currently in development for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, Wii and Nintendo DS.

Headline News Capcom & Classic Media Bring Where’s Waldo? To North American Mobile Carriers

Capcom Mobile, a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, and Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading kids, family and pop-culture brands, including Where’s Waldo?, Casper the Friendly Ghost and Lassie, today announce the release of the Where’s Waldo? In Hollywood, the sequel to last year’s top-selling mobile phone game.

Headline News Image Metrics Strengthens UK Ties Through TIGA Membership

Image Metrics, Inc. (OTC BB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology and services for the entertainment industry, today announced that it has joined TIGA, the United Kingdom's leading games industry trade association.

Headline News Animator Cartwright Creates Animation Timer App

Veteran animator and story artist Randy Cartwright (BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG) has created the Animation Timer, a new iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad app.

Headline News HP to Acquire Palm for $1.2 Billion

HP and Palm, Inc. (NASDAQ: PALM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which HP will purchase Palm, a provider of smartphones powered by the Palm webOS mobile operating system, at a price of $5.70 per share of Palm common stock in cash or an enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion.

Headline News Supreme Court to Decide Videogame Ban

The Supreme Court will take on a case regarding the reinstatement of California's ban on violent videogame sales to minors, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Headline News THQ Brings M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender to Nintendo

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced plans to bring The Last Airbender video game exclusively to the Wii system and Nintendo DS/Nintendo DSi systems in June 2010.

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