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Netflix’s secret cult hit

A few years back, Netflix produced some test footage for its device partners. The company simply added the footage to its regular catalog, where customers turned it into a cult hit, rivaling Internet memes like the Three Wolf Moon t-shirt.

App Review: Rolando 2 — Roll On the Second Coming

[appreview] title=Rolando 2 image=http://gigapple.wordpress.com/files/2009/07/appicon_rolando2.png price=$9.99 url=http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=321084051&mt=8 rating=gold [/appreview] Rolando 2 is the sequel to Rolando, a game which proved that the iPhone…

App Review: Rockchinko

[appreview] title=Rockchinko image=http://gigapple.wordpress.com/files/2009/05/appicon_rochinko_.png price=$1.99 url=http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=314329575&mt=8 rating=silver [/appreview] A bag of metal balls, a rockabilly soundtrack, exploding pegs: Rockchinko is the pachinko machine…

App Review: World Cup Ping Pong

[appreview] title=World Cup Ping Pong image=http://gigapple.wordpress.com/files/2009/04/appicon_world_cup_pingpong.png price=$1.99 url=http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=310303959&mt=8 rating=bronze [/appreview] All of the thrills, adrenaline and drama of ping pong arrives on…

App Review: Fist of Fury — As Much Fun As a Punch in the Face

[appreview] title=Fist of Fury image=http://gigapple.wordpress.com/files/2009/04/appicon_fist_of_fury.png price=$2.99 url=http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=299388619&mt=8 rating=avoid [/appreview] Don’t let life get you down, put your punchin’ gloves on and show…

App Review: Amplitude — Your iPhone as a Covert Surveillance Tool

[appreview] title=Amplitude image=http://gigapple.wordpress.com/files/2009/04/picture-2.png price=$0.99 url=http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=307580587&mt=8 rating=bronze [/appreview] Amplitude pushes the iPhone (s aapl) in a new direction, transforming the device in to…

App Review: Smack Me — Play Rough With Your iPhone

[appreview] title=Smack Me image=http://gigapple.wordpress.com/files/2009/03/picture-11.png price=$2.99 url=http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=305389583&mt=8 rating=bronze [/appreview] These days, gaming is all about getting physical: tilting and shaking, shouting and whispering…

Mac of All Trades II: Return of the Mac

It’s time for some more alchemy involving your beloved laptop or desktop companion. Just like last time, we’ll look at a few…

World Of CEO-craft

The best sign that someone’s qualified to run an Internet startup may not be an MBA degree, but level 70 guild leader…

Fun With iPhone Contacts’ Photos

If you’re one of the elite who rolls with an iPhone, you should really put some effort into allowing that beautiful screen…