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This is a great post about keeping the priority the quality of the story over too many interactive bells and whistles.
“We love PBS programs here at Barista Kids. We’ve even shared a few of their recent videos, including our favorite featuring Mr. Rogers! And while videos are entertaining, there are also PBS-sanctioned on-line games that are both interactive and educational. And, as an added bonus, local mom Janette Afsharian has developed two of the best that focus on learning Spanish and learning about music. Janette’s website and game development company, Bluemarker, has helped develop Oh Noah! and Chuck Vanderchuck for PBS and Scholastic, Inc, respectively. Also, her team’s work has been nominated for five (5!) Emmies in the last four years, two of which are for Oh Noah!”
~by Kristin Wald
National Geographic is having some fun with one of their newest PR stunts. By building an augmented reality set-up, with the help from company Appshaker, visitors at the mall experienced a shocking surprise; they were able to see animals, both alive and extinct, come to life before their very eyes. Not only animals, but also weather systems and even the historic moon walk. Check out the video belowNational Geographic’s Augmented Reality
AN iPad case that doubles as a teething toy? Yes, such a product exists. It’s known as the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Apptivity Case (also available for iPods and iPhones) and it sells for $35.
“How much space is their for amateur versus professionals in this industry? There is always space for amateurs, but the music business today is professionals. They are amateurs who get professional very fast.”
With the advent of Adobe Native Extensions (ANE’s) Flash platform developers have been fully unleashed upon the mobile OS scene. Your Flash apps now have full access to all native features through ANEs.
Need to focus and do something like this: