The PlayStation 4 is copying tablets, and I like it

Sony may be grasping the importance of mobile and social integration with its upcoming console, but it’s too little, too late for plastic living room boxes. Smartphones and tablets aren’t just the future; they are the now.

Applifier fuels a “rebel alliance” against the evil social game empire on Facebook

In Facebook games, the big three rule. Zynga, Electronic Arts-Playfish, and Disney-Playdom have more than 331 million monthly active users on the social network, according to AppData. That’s why a group of smaller, independent developers have banded together to use a cross-promotional game network called Applifier. They have nicknamed themselves the Rebel Alliance, after the heroes that struggled against the evil Galactic Empire in Star Wars.