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Local Gaming News-Bites
With Austin Wintory, Replay Games, Gl33k, and other notable game folks
"...to the bill is making the whole evening more appealing. Wintory composed the evocative soundtrack to Journey, which has..."

Dec. 13, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

LeVar Burton Brings 'Reading Rainbow' to the Smaller Small Screen
On the app, the digital divide, and the future of hardcovers
"...has relaunched the literacy-building brand with the Reading Rainbow app for the iPad. Much like the show, the app..."

July 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Plastic-Free Payment
Austin's Tabbed Out increases their presence in the service industry
"...Tabbedout addresses all of these problems. The locally-invented phone application makes mobile payment possible at restaurants and bars, requiring..."

March 19, 2012 Food Post by Meghan Ruth Speakerman

Inching to the Finish
Bob Sabiston's winding road to Inchworm Animation
"...a rapturous reception in 2001's Waking Life; it later appeared in A Scanner Darkly as well as several shorts,..."

May 27, 2011 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Reviving Austin's Cab Industry
ATX Co-op Taxi splits the difference between traditional taxis and ridesharing
"...in the form of ATX Taxi, the co-op's ride-hail app, which hit iOS app stores last Monday. (Google rejected..."

April 28, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Solving the Right Problems
Nonprofit ride-hailing app hits Austin
"...debate in Austin, and RideAustin, a new nonprofit ride-hailing app, hopes to counteract the teetotalling effect of Uber and..."

May 27, 2016 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

Call an UberCop©
"...as authorities take a second look at the company's app-based firearm licensing. Since the first of the year when..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

South by Southwest Film Festival 2016
Partake. Enjoy. And tips for townies.
"...From star-studded world premieres to scrappy micro-indies, the South by Southwest Film Festival shows it..."

March 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Help Desk
Is it phone addiction or just the modern way to consume information?
"...probably already know about Freedom, the granddaddy of Internet-blocking apps. Unfortunately, it has not been translated to mobile, and..."

July 31, 2015 Screens Column by Michael Agresta

Getting Around Austin: SXSW Edition
Alternatives to driving during SXSW
"...after activation (over 30 minutes, standard Austin B-cycle rates apply; see below). There are over 45 stations Downtown, so..."

March 4, 2015 SXSW Post by Casey Rochester

My Life on Apps
The convenience and economics of living through your phone
"...plans. For that week, I'd get around exclusively on apps downloaded to my iPhone. Any trip, every purchase –..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Video Game News Bites
ATX's first LGBT gaming con, SXSW announces Gaming Awards hosts, & more
"...keeping you busy, there's all sorts of video-game-related news happening around town. Make sure you know what's up in..."

Dec. 11, 2014 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Help Desk
Is Venmo tearing a relationship apart or pointing out a weakness?
"...different benefit: accuracy. For the uninitiated, Venmo is an app that allows friends and family to bill each other..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Screens Column by Michael Agresta

South by Southwest Film Festival 2014
There are no wrong choices. Go forth and partake.
"...From star-studded world premieres to scrappy microindies, the 21st edition of the South by Southwest..."

March 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

5 Things You Probably Don't Know about CapMetro
A quick list of all the lesser-known Cap Metro programs.
"...- Cap Metro Mobile App: With the new, free app, you can buy passes,..."

Feb. 19, 2014 Chron Events Post by Derek Van Wagner

Traveling Glutards and Food Allergy People Unite!
Two interactive tools to consider as you move about the globe
"...we have two suggestions for how to make that happen...."

March 9, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

Know Thyself ... and Then Log On?
Online dating as existential crisis
"...dating process couldn't hurt, especially if you use an app like Grindr, a highly trafficked meet-up app for gay..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

Upcoming Gaming Events
Not counting that SXSW thing
"...fray cold, Austin's indie gaming collective, Juegos Rancheros, is happy to warm you up. Their monthly meeting hosts Media..."

March 5, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Sign of the Times
Phone app texts waiting patrons
"...NoWait hopes to take off with $2 million in..."

Nov. 6, 2012 Food Post by Meghan Ruth Speakerman

Games People Play
Casual gaming's rise opens the doors for players and developers
"...or perhaps a shoulder to cry on as deadline approaches...."

Feb. 19, 2010 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

What's a Rooster Teeth? The Beginner's Guide to RTX
A veteran explains this week's convention for noobs
"...a great job hitting many fandoms – the shotgun approach. RTX focuses specifically on the Rooster Teeth family and..."

Aug. 2, 2018 Screens Post by Bailey Shelden

Council: The Bird Is the Word
Rollin' into City Council, invited or not
"...A mobile app built to disrupt the transportation industry enters Austin's market..."

April 13, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

2018 SXSW Film Venue Guide
Where to go, how to get there, and how to navigate the lines
"...top hats long ago gave way to jeans as appropriate attire. Be sure to bring a sweater – it..."

March 1, 2018 SXSW Post

Digging for Danger in Dig Dog
Local developer Rusty Moyher designs a perilous dog dimension
"...Dig Dog can be found on the App Store, Steam, and Xbox Live. Dig around for some..."

Feb. 22, 2018 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Playback: Shorter Hours Could Be Coming for Venues During SXSW
Another clubs ordinance change drops right before the Festival
"...While City Council approved a pilot program testing out later music curfews for..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack
$16.99-29.99
"...cardboard phone holders, and comes with its own native app (though it will work with any VR app, too)...."

Dec. 16, 2016 Screens Feature by felix morgan

I’ll Take You There
Wally Lamb's novel spotlights a spirit of early Hollywood, but its Metabook edition gives her a 21st century showcase
"...Take You There is also getting the full-blown multimedia app treatment from cutting-edge publisher Metabook. Not only do you..."

Dec. 2, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ghost Hunting at Austin’s Spookiest Bars and Restaurants
Our favorite haunts
"...scary movies, dark corners, and places where ghostly "help"s appear on doors...."

Oct. 28, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

C'mon Take a Slow Ride
Chaos still reigns in Uber and Lyft's wake
"...in the days after Uber and Lyft left, their app was downloaded over 30,000 times. The company recently made..."

May 20, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Public Good or Protectionist Racket?
"...dropped out in 2010), founded BusPass in 2011, an app where passengers can find seats on buses owned and..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Amy Kamp

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