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RAVENMARK for iPhone: Splattered with Mud and Blood while Playing Chess on a Battlefield

By Bulent Yusuf on at

The turn-based strategy genre is not as popular on the App Store as its third cousin (twice removed), Generic Tower Defence. The turf they occupy is cosmetically similar, but the complicated rules of the former are inversely proportional to the simple design of the latter. Which brings us to RAVENMARK, a defiantly complex game, but also a polished and classy attempt at battlefield chess. Fieldrunners, this certainly ain't.

CallTrunk Records Calls and Sends 'Em to the Cloud

By Kat Hannaford on at

Another creepy call-recording service has just launched, which doesn't just record phone conversations -- oh no, it stores them in a cloud for spousal-snooping. Or so scaremongerers would like to think. Personally, I think it sounds like a handy tool for journalists and the like.

Siri Can Control Spotify, But Can It Find You Good Taste?

By Kat Hannaford on at

Can someone who has an iPhone 4S ask Siri what type of music she's into? I'm sure it's infinitely better than what you listen to. (I'm joking, of course! Maybe.) Thanks to the SiriProxy software recently created, it's now possible to control your Spotify playlist via Siri, queuing up new songs and even asking her to identify tracks for you.

The Daily Mail Designs the Queen's Next Yacht

By Kat Hannaford on at

I'm not sure how much time Queen Lizzy has for yachting when she's busy tapping the clock and looking expectantly at Kate Middleton's stomach, but the Daily Mail has launched a campaign to deliver a new "mega-yacht" to the Royal Family before the Queen's Diamond Jubilee next June. This might be one of the Mail's most fantastical articles ever.

How Long Before Facebook Crushes Facedrink?

By Kat Hannaford on at

I don't know about you, but unless there's vodka in my Red Bull, I don't feel much like making new "friends." But a Red Bull-like drink, obviously aping Facebook, promises to do just that -- well, until Zuckerberg's lawyers get on the case, anyway.