Nintendo Patents Game Boy Emulator, Apps Coming Next?

Rumors of Nintendo porting their most famous titles to iOS have been floating around since the first iPhone was launched in 2007. As it turns out, the App Store is not the place to find Super Mario Brothers or Zelda. Nintendo watchers are at it again after the publication of a patent filed by Nintendo titled "Hand-held Video Game Platform Emulation".

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The focus of the patent is on emulating Nintendo game platforms such as the Game Boy Advance on various modern devices. iPhones and iPads could be included in the broad definition, as well as built-in screens in airplane and train seats. The patent explains that software emulation would model "a native platform liquid crystal display controller using a sequential state machine" and provide high quality graphics and sound.

Caviar App Allows You to Order Delivery From Local Restaurants

Depending on where you live prepared food delivery can be limited to cuisine such as Chinese or pizza, but with the new Caviar app for iOS devices you can now get dishes from your favorite local restaurants delivered right to your door. The app allows users to browse photos from a wide variety of local restaurants like your neighborhood greasy spoon or upscale establishments. Users can then place orders for food delivery from places that normally wouldn't offer such services and track their order to their door.

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The app is free to download, but Caviar charges a $4.99 delivery fee, according to its website. You will also be charged 18 percent for gratuity and have to agree to the TOS which uses cookies to collect information.

Telltale's Game of Thrones Game Now Available for iOS Devices

The first episode of Telltale's highly anticipated six part episodic game series based on HBO's Game of Thrones television show is now available for iOS devices. Unlike Telltale's Walking Dead series, where players follow a different story line than the show, the Game of Thrones game features familiar characters from the television series and books. Players can play as different members of the House Forrester, a noble family briefly mentioned in the fifth book “A Dance with Dragons".

Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series

The game is a graphic adventure where a player's decisions affect the outcome of the story. For example, a player's actions during a quick time event could lead to a character in the game being killed. The game is released and sold in episodes which are also affected by a player's decisions in the previous chapters.

How to Make and Take iPhone Calls on Your Mac

Continuity is one of the major features of iOS 8 and Yosemite that was touted so highly during Apple's media events earlier this year. It connects all of your iOS 8 and Yosemite devices and includes features like Handoff, which allows you to transfer tasks from one device to another (like starting an email on your iPhone and then continuing it on your iMac), message and call relaying, and personal hotspot. While Handoff requires Bluetooth 4.0 (find out if your devices have it here), message and call relaying do not.

How to make and receive iPhone calls on your Mac

Making calls and receiving them on your Mac is really a great feature. No more walking across the room or, God forbid, up the stairs to grab your phone while you're trying to get work done on your computer. Once you have this set up, you can simply

iOS 8.1.1 Jailbreak Released in English (TaiG)

Just a few days after its initial release in Chinese, the TaiG jailbreak tool has been translated to English. iOS fans looking to jailbreak iOS 8.0-8.1.1 will also find the official TaiG website has launched an English version. The news comes after noted jailbreak developer @MuscleNerd gave his seal of approval to TaiG team's work.

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While TaiG claims to have an iOS 8.2 jailbreak ready to go, it's not clear whether Apple will patch the update and render TaiG useless. The iOS 8.2 beta has been seeded to developers, and is not expected to drop for months. Anyone interested in jailbreaking iOS 8 should strike while the iron is hot. Click here for full instructions on jailbreaking iOS 8.0-8.1.1 with TaiG. TaiG team also started an official Twitter account, @taig_jailbreak to keep fans up to date.

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