Daniel McKleinfeld

Daniel McKleinfeld

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Articles
Gaming

GaymerCon to provide safe space for LGBT gamers

The gaming world gets its own Pride Parade in GaymerCon: a special convention just for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community.
Gaming

Black Isle studios is back, but not in a good way

The resurrected Black Isle seems more likely to be a publisher than a game maker.
Gaming

It’s not just because you suck: Guild Wars 2 explains account suspensions

Guild Wars developers ArenaNet stopped by Reddit to explain, in gory detail, why certain gamers got kicked out of the fantasy world.
Gaming

Xbox Live getting its first free-to-play game: Happy Wars

Happy Wars will be Xbox Live's first free-to-play game, bringing the hip new business model into Microsoft's venerable gaming service
Cool Tech

Oculus cracks away at Rift VR gaming goggles in new South Korean offices

Oculus is using its Kickstarter windfall to bring the VR hardware to South Korea, suggesting a connected future for the technology.
Computing

Indie game developers rally behind cheap-to-use Unity Engine at Unite 2012

Announcements from the Unite 2012 conference suggest that the Unity Engine could become the indie brand of choice.
Apple

The world ends for Nintendo? What the World Ends with You announcement means for the mini-console wars

The Nintendo DS flagship title The World Ends With You is coming to iOS, in what could be a harbinger of bad times ahead for The House of Mario.
Apple

Don’t trust that text: How the iPhone SMS spoof works

A hacker claims to have found an SMS trick to which iPhones are particularly vulnerable, but how does it work, and why can't Apple stop it?
Computing

OnLive cloud gaming service swears it’s alive

OnLive hasn't closed its doors, but the company's future remains murky, and employees may have a rough road ahead.
Social Media

So long, Mr. Popular: ‘Fake Follower Check’ exposes surprising Twitter frauds

The Fake Follower Check application shows how many famous people's follower count has been wildly inflated by spammers and block purchases.
Cool Tech

Portal 2 map editor finally supports co-op

Valve has just released an update to the Portal 2 map editor that finally makes user-created co-op maps official.
Computing

MadCatz S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 keyboard is as gratuitous as they come

The S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 keyboard from Mad Catz proves that the once-laughable controller manufacturer is now a respectable hardware company.