Tag Archive: Board


Terraforming Mars is an award-winning board game you can play on your phone

Terraforming Mars is one of the most celebrated strategy board games released in the past decade. A digital version of the game was released on Steam last year, and now fans can enjoy playing the game on their smartphones, too.

While I never played the board game myself, my old roommates were absolutely obsessed with Terraforming Mars. I’d often come home to see our kitchen table taken over by a giant map of Mars and find them deeply  [Read More…]

Raspberry Pi 3B+ board and 10 hours of beginner-friendly instruction, just $140 today

If you’re looking for a fun new hobby for 2019, we’ve got something awesome to check out. Shop the AndroidGuys Deals Store and you’ll find the Complete Raspberry Pi 3B+ Starter Kit & Course Bundle with a steep discount.

What’s a Raspberry Pi?

Remember those sci-fi movies and TV shows that promised smart homes with remotely controlled lights and sensors? That’s no longer a fantasy; it is common among many newer houses and offices. A lot of what can be done  [Read More…]

You’ll want to Carcas-own this board game on Prime Day

There is a reason this game is so popular

There was a time when Board games were a lot of fun to play with family, then the dark ages came, where only Monopoly and Risk existed, and the world was without light. Then a new wave of games came along, ones that changed the old dynamics and made family nights fun again.

Carcassonne is one of those games — the pillars of modern gaming as I call them —  [Read More…]

New Super Monkey Ball game listed on Korean ratings board for PlayStation 4

The series is coming back.

What you need to know Super Monkey Ball is a series of platformer games from Sega, with the latest entry releasing in 2014. An entry on a Korean ratings board indicates that another game may be on the way to the PlayStation 4. With this rating, it seems likely that a reveal could be happening fairly soon.

Super Monkey Ball is a series of platformer games developed by  [Read More…]

Rogers board member says Huawei should be banned from Canada’s 5G network

This would be a big blow for 5G in the Great White North.

What you need to know Philip Lind from Rogers doesn’t like Huawei’s close relationship to the Chinese government. Mike Pence and Justin Trudeau are meeting on May 30 to discuss the Huawei ban. The ban is scheduled to go into effect on August 19.

Huawei’s impending ban from the U.S. government, which goes into effect on August 19, has been creating a lot of  [Read More…]

Eric Schmidt isn’t seeking re-election for Alphabet’s Board of Directors

Diane Green is also leaving.

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Just a day after Alphabet’s Q1 2019 earnings call with investors, the company has issued a press release announcing that Eric Schmidt will not be seeking re-election to Alphabet’s Board of Directors once his current term expires on June 19, 2019.

Per John Hennessy, the Chairman of the Board:

Eric has made an extraordinary contribution to Google and Alphabet as CEO, Chairman, and Board member. We  [Read More…]

Get geeky with these awesome Android board games

What are the best board games for Android?

Board games have been experiencing a renaissance in recent years, and it doesn’t take a lot of digging in the Google Play Store to see it reflected on Android as well. If you’re having trouble getting everybody together under one roof or just don’t have any more shelf space for another box, pick up your Android phone or tablet to grab these fantastic board games.

We’ve put together the  [Read More…]

Today’s sale on board games and more is perfect to get the family together

Don’t miss your turn at grabbing these at some of their best prices ever.

Board games, card games and the like are an easy way to get the family all in the same room for the holidays, though you’ll want to be careful you don’t choose anything that will upset the delicate balance between fun and competition (a.k.a. Monopoly). Luckily for you, Amazon is having a one-day sale on tons of games for kids and adults alike  [Read More…]

This Asus Tinker Board S Quad-Core Computer is down to $70

Build your own.

The Asus Tinker Board S Quad-Core Computer is down to $ 69.99 right now on Amazon. It typically sells for around $ 85, and the last deal we shared it only dropped to $ 80. This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen.

This features up to 1.8GHz with 2GB RAM and 16GB of eMMC onboard storage. It also has a high speed non-shared GB LAN port as well as four non-shared USB 2.0  [Read More…]

Google announces Android is getting on board with foldable displays

Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone was finally revealed during its Developer Conference yesterday.

Well soon afterwards, Google also issued a press statement to announce that Android has added native platform support for a new class of devices called “foldables”. Actually, Samsung and Google have been working together when creating the new One UI for Samsung’s phones. So it’s no surprise Google is adding support to this novel form factor.

The idea is that Android will strive to offer a smooth transition  [Read More…]