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3:08pm

Mon June 4, 2012
All Tech Considered

Game Review: 'Beat Sneak Bandit' Has A Rhythm From The Past

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 5:44 pm

The look of Beat Sneak Bandit was inspired by the work of Saul Bass, whose style was synonymous with the beatnik era.
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For much of the past decade, music video games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero have let millions of aspiring rockers live out their dreams of stardom, waving fake instruments and mimicking their favorite music icons. Jamin Warren, founder of killscreendaily.com, says iPhones and iPads have inspired game designers to re-imagine the music game.

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1:02am

Thu May 24, 2012
All Tech Considered

Travel Apps That Help You Pack, Explore, And Enjoy The Scenery

Originally published on Thu May 24, 2012 5:59 am

An image from a demo of the Stuck on Earth app, which Lauren Goode of All Things D calls "a photographer's dream."
Stuck on Earth

Mobile phones and tablets have put a world of information at our fingertips, even when we're on the go. It would seem natural, then, for smartphones to help make traveling easier and more fun.

But not all apps are created equal — so Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep sought advice from Lauren Goode, a senior editor at All Things D, where she recently reviewed travel apps. Here are some of the tips Goode discussed with Steve:

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3:15pm

Mon May 14, 2012
All Tech Considered

Draw Something App Reveals The Artistic Chimp In Us All

Originally published on Tue May 15, 2012 9:23 am

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New Yorker cartoonist Matthew Diffee tries his hand at illustrating the word "Travolta" using the Draw Something app.
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Every week, as part of a new tech segment, we'll be digging into our digital sandbox for some fun. New Yorker cartoonist Matthew Diffee is starting things off with a review of Draw Something, a popular app that works a lot like Pictionary: Players pick a word, draw clues and then watch as their opponents guess the answer. But, as Diffee explains, the app's name is a bit misleading.

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1:14pm

Wed April 25, 2012
The Picture Show

Live From Mount Everest: A Blog!

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 8:51 am

Conrad Anker descends an ice step in the Khumbu Icefall with a fixed rope.
Cory Richards Courtesy of National Geographic

As I write this, it's about 1 a.m. in Nepal and, according to National Geographic magazine's iPad app, a group of climbers is camped on the side of Mount Everest, possibly sleeping (though we can't be totally sure), at nearly 21,000 feet. They expect to make a final summit push in early May.

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7:29am

Wed April 25, 2012
Sports

3rd & Long Has An App: Broncos Switch Playbooks To iPad

The third team in the league to do so, the Broncos will be replacing paper playbooks with the latest model of Apple's iPad
Photo Illustration - Jim Hill iPad, Apple / Broncos, Julio Enriquez - Flickr-Creative Commons

Big upgrades for the Broncos this season: First Peyton Manning, and now the paper playbook. The iPad has been brought in to replace old school papyrus.

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