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Weekly Links Roundup (2/28-3/6/2011)

Posted in 20 Years Later, acquisitions, apps, Emma Newman, movies, weekly links with tags , , , , on March 6, 2011 by MRL

It’s been another busy week at the Dystopia Press home office. Pre-press work on Emma Newman‘s 20 Years Later is just about done and the marketing efforts continue to ramp up. (In the very near future we’ll be posting the first five chapters for everyone to read in addition to an online media/press kit.) In other news, we’re currently in negotiations for the rights to what we hope will be our next book . . . more on that as it develops.

But, back to the task at hand, here’s our weekly list of links you should check out.

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The PipClock: A Post-Apocalyptic App You Can Use

Posted in apps, fan generated content, iPhone, video games, world of depleted with tags , , on March 5, 2011 by MRL

I will be the first to admit that when it comes to technology and gadgets I am a late adopter. We had dial-up at the DP home office until about three years ago and I had a pay-as-you go $15 a month cell phone for the last two years—after never having had a cell phone before that—because, after all, the Interwebs and cell phones . . . did they really have a future or were they just fads?

Needless to say, it took me forever to get an iPhone—and even then, it was the Dystopia Press CFO who got me one for my birthday in January—and so I waited long enough to get the fourth generation. However, when it came to buying my very first app (and after browsing around endlessly trying to decide if I really wanted Angry Birds or not), it was a no-brainer what that inaugural app was going to be once I saw . . . the PipClock.

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