Multi-tasking on the computer these days is enough to spread anyone's brain cells out pretty thin. Throw in our so-called 'smart' phones, iPods, etc, and what are our chances of getting any work done?
Category: Mobile and Wireless
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.
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.
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.
VARIETY reports that San Diego's Tourism Marketing District board is offering Comic-Con hotel tax revenue as an incentive to stay in the city.
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.
Game publisher Sega will restructure its Western operations, which will end up cutting jobs and move the company toward digital distribution, reports MCVUK.com.
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.
Natsume, a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented videogames, announced today that Cheer We Go for the Nintendo DST is now available at retail for an MSRP of $19.99.
Univision Interactive Media and CBS Interactive’s GameSpot are teaming on the Spanish-lingo game site, Univision.com, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
VARIETY reports that the Indian government will form the National Center of Excellence in Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects in Mumbai, announced by Ambika Soni, the minister of information and broadcasting.
With GDC coming up, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson discusses business card etiquette in her latest column.
Mobile Media Platforms (media phones and other hand held devices) have proven to be a good launching pad for animation in Asia - Why not here?
With all three major gaming consoles on lock, Netflix is now reportedly eyeing the iPhone as its next streaming step, according to CNET.
Access the largest online computer graphics library from the palm of your hand with Digital-Tutors Mobile Access, a portable education application that provides over 1,000 tutorials for creating feature films, video games, visual effects and emerging media.
Sony Computer Entertainment America and 51 Minds have joined forces to produce a reality show called THE TESTER to air on the PlayStation Network, reports VARIETY.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced December quarter and calendar year 2009 financial results.
Designer Chris Leavens at his Unloosen site has posted a link to the launch of Tiny Speck's new massively-multiplayer game, GLITCH.
Brosta TV LLC and Rhythm & Hues Studios have entered into a co-producing relationship with the goal of creating original intellectual properties for the global market.
Apple today introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. iPad's responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch display lets users physically interact with applications and content.
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced that Mark Cerny will be the 13th inductee into the Academy's Hall of Fame, which is bestowed upon individuals who've contributed a significant advancement within the industry while demonstrating proven success and leadership.
Change always accompanies the new year. And The Anime Beat is no different. That's right folks, I'm continuously expanding this little dog and pony show!
Between Apple itself and Verizon’s latest mapping parody, we’re all familiar with the phrase “There’s an app for that.” Well, don’t leave anime out!
Assorted Nuts Animation Studios’ animated character Dwayne “The Goob” Gunderson has signed a record deal with EMI. The agreement includes music, associated digital content and products as well merchandising.