This is very cool: An iPhone used to control an interactive game played on a HD television connected to an iPad.
It’s hard to believe this game (“The Incident“) is $1.99. (Of course you DO need a $500+ iPad, a $150+ iPhone, and a HD television of uncertain cost…) Still, there’s a big difference here between a $50 game for a Wii or XBox console and an iOS device…
Hat tip to @cabowabochris for sharing the TechCrunch article including this video, “Whoa, The iPad Is About To Become A Video Game Console Controlled By The iPhone.” Thanks to @cogdog and @GaryPHayes for the tweets and re-tweets which led me to the article link! I’m going to show this to my almost 13 year old son tonight. I’m sure he’ll be stoked to contemplate the possibilities!
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- Transforming Classroom Practice with 1:1 by Jenny Wojick, Andy Marks, Janet Parkerson, Virginia Glass and Kelly Goldberg - 2009
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