Flipboard launches sleek iPhone app with new ‘Cover Stories’ section

Flipboard’s application first gained traction on the iPad because it was a fantastically designed news reader that incorporated social media sites and most importantly, it was free. Over time, it has evolved to include magazine-quality advertising and the ability to include multiple accounts on a single device. But the company has finally decided to evolve further and bring its news-and-photo experience to a second device with the iPhone.

Zink turns ink crystals into cash with a new $35M round of funding

Zink‘s cool inkless-printer technology breathes air into a product that has caused many consumers pain with the constant changing, recycling and buying of expensive ink cartridges. Today, Zink announced a $35 million second round of funding, led by Genii Capital. How do you celebrate $35 million? For Zink it’s hire two chief executive officers to co-run your company.

Rockstar announces release date and price for iPad version of Grand Theft Auto III

Rockstar games posted the release date and price point for the 10 Year Anniversary Edition of Grand Theft Auto III, soon to be available for “select new generation iOS and Android devices.” This new mobile edition of GTA III for mobile devices will be on the App Store and the Android Marketplace starting on December 15th, and will be released at a price of $4.99.

Breaking Skyrim: The best tricks, secrets, and exploits

Free houses, infinite XP, unlimited magic…the list goes on. The Elder Scrolls titles are notorious for being overrun with bugs and glitches. Even the patch that was supposed to patch the game now needs its own patch. But not all of these imperfections are necessarily bad. In fact, a few can be quite humorous, or more importantly, allow the player to reach otherwise-insurmountable wealth and power. Plus, even as Bethesda continues to fix/break the game further, you can always delete the patch from your hard drive whenever you want to use a specific trick.

Final Fantasy VII remade using Unreal Engine, looks bad

A modern Final Fantasy VII remake is easily the most-requested video game of our generation. There’s even a long-running petition with over 65,000 signatures. I’m more of a Final Fantasy VIII fan personally, but I’d happily take either or. Sadly, the official word from Square Enix is that giving fans what they want would essentially be too hard, so instead they’re going to continue making easy sequels that no one asked for in the first place.

Fixing Skyrim would take a lot of time, according to developer

Bethesda Softworks is undoubtedly looking at numerous game of the year awards for their epic role-playing game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, but their long-running history with releasing utterly broken games continues to dampen any design achievements. While there is no end to the list of complaints, bugs, glitches, exploits, and miscellaneous issues players have experienced, the severe slowdown that’s demolished the playability of the PlayStation 3 version (see video below) has endured the recent patch intended to fix it.