News@10: iSwifter Brings Flash Games To iPad, Closes Down & Facebook

An application designed to allow iPad owners play Flash-based games with the help of remote streaming has been approved by Apple. The new application, iSwifter, will now enable iPad owners to play Flash games on their tablet computers through web-based platforms including Yahoo Games, Facebook, AOL Games and Kongregate.

Reports about Facebook entering the mobile phone industry has left experts and fans confused. The social networking giant has denied any truth in the reports about a Facebook Phone. However, industry insiders believe that it is just another way of concealing facts from rivals and critics.

Sony has announced plans to release 3D enabled games for its Move motion-sensing controller. At the Tokyo Game Show, the Japanese consumer electronics giant revealed plans to introduce 3D games to its PlayStation Move, while announcing 3-D Blue-ray movie support for its PS3 console with a firmware update, which will be released on 21 September,

T-Mobile has released the Android 2.2 OS update for its HTC Desire customers. The Android 2.2 Froyo update is said to significantly enhance the performance and speed of the HTC Desire smartphone, as well as bring it exciting new features including High Definition video recording.

Retro gaming platform Good Old Games has announced the closure of its existing DRM-free games download services. The announcement was made via a post on its official website. Good Old Games, a service launched in September 2008, allows users to purchase and download classic video games to be played on PCs.