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Harshil Patel

Harshil is a tech enthusiast with the zeal of changing the way people look at technology. He is often found testing out new gadgets when he's free!

Sunday Soapbox: Why Do We Play Social Games?

I think it’s a bit harsh to say that social gamers are “weird”, as Newsweek recently put it… But you have to dig a little deeper than face(book) value to understand the attraction of playing casual games with actual friends on…

No Farmville For Pakistan Players

A Facebook page titled Everybody Draw Mohammed Day infuriated Pakistan officials with its promotion of portrayals of Mohammed, leading them to ban Facebook until May 31st. The page asked users to create and upload images of Mohammed as a protest against Islamic…

Pet Society Offers New WWF Bear Items

For quite some time now, Playfish has been supporting the World Wildlife Fund (the WWF) with animal themed decorations and costumes in their pet simulation game Pet Society. That tradition continues now with the release of bear themed items in…

Facebook Now Visited More Than Google

According to data from Hitwise (as reported by Inside Facebook), Facebook now receives 7.07% of all internet visits in the Unites States on a daily basis, taking the crown from Google, which brings in 7.03% of all visits. While Google’s web…

Say Goodbye to Facebook App Notifications This Week

Here’s a friendly reminder: As we reported at the beginning of February, Facebook notifications will cease to exist in their previous form, starting this week. According to Mashable, developers of games and other Facebook apps will now be required to either send email…