CATEGORY: Tips and Tricks
Whether you are new to the joys of electronic gaming or have migrated over from portable consoles to mobile handset or tablet gaming, there are a number of ways you can make the whole experience more enjoyable.
Game developers have been riding on the back of a huge boost in social and mobile gaming this year but, as we’ve pointed out before on this blog, the constant question of how to actually run a business from developing games and apps still bugs most of the smaller, independent developers.
I was one of the sceptics when tablet computers were first released, because I couldn’t see too many buying a pricey device that was neither a mobile phone nor a fully-fledged computer. I was underestimating the power of the “mobile” element of tablets – the fact that some of them can fit in an inside jacket pocket or in a handbag or school satchel – which seems to be more important than the limitations I was considering.
Such is the glamorous life of app and game developers that we used to have to spend ages playing around with Photoshop, resizing and reformatting images to create the right icons to include in iPads, iPhones and Android-based apps and games. It‘s at times like that you sometimes wonder about getting a real job :-) No more! The Iconimator application does it all for you in a flash.
As gaming on our phones and tablets takes off and ever-more graphic intensive apps appear on our phones, spare a thought for your poor old battery.
Do you expect it to chug happily along while having the life strangled out of it by sensational new gaming graphics?
Here we look at the battery issue and even give you a few power saving tips for your phone battery.