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The Failure of the iPad

Written by ignorethecode.net / Original link on Jan. 29, 2020

Two days ago, ZDNet published this article: Meet the iPad, your work computer: These 10 apps make real productivity possible. These kinds of articles, where writers explain how they use their iPads productively, musicians talk about how the iPad is truly a professional tool, or painters show how th…


Mobile Games and Nintendo

Written by ignorethecode.net / Original link on Oct. 6, 2019

Metro.co.uk: Mario Kart Tour is a disgrace that Nintendo should be ashamed ofForbes: ‘Mario Kart Tour’ Has A Bad Subscription Model That Costs As Much As Apple ArcadeThe Verge: Mario Kart Tour is too cynical to be funThe contrast between Mario Kart Tour and Apple Arcade is just brutal. At which…



Unsurprising

Written by ignorethecode.net / Original link on Dec. 30, 2017

Remember when people said that consoles were dead, and that Nintendo’s only chance for survival (and probably Apple’s only chance to get really good high-budget games on iOS) would be for Nintendo to make iPhone games?Well, Nintendo’s new console is doing really well,[^ps4] their good iOS game «dis…


Switch

Written by ignorethecode.net / Original link on Oct. 23, 2016

Jon wrote:NINTENDO SWITCH. Discuss.Lukas wrote:With games like Splatoon, Zelda, and that new amazing looking Mario, it’s going to do better than the Wii U, but it really feels like Nintendo is snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. They don’t seem to understand what makes Nintendo consoles…


Sigh

Written by ignorethecode.net / Original link on Jul. 27, 2016

Of course, just days after I point out that Nintendo has been consistently profitable for a while, they post a loss. Just my luck.It should be noted, though, that this is not indicative of a problem with the console market as a whole. The PS4 and Xbox One are still outselling their predecessors, wi…