Premium-Inhalt. Uncharted is a pretty gritty, mostly realistic series...but that wasn't always the case. In a recent , Don Poole, former environment modeller at Naughty Dog, revealed Uncharted's fantasy roots.
Premium-Inhalt. Every big studio has their fair share of cancelled projects and games that will never see the light of day. But as I've learned in countless developer interviews, once those projects get changed or canned, there's little chance of ever unearthing the old stuff.
Premium-Inhalt. Multiple account log-ins and vacation-message creation have been added to the mobile version of Gmail, Google's email program, for Android and iOS devices. The changes were rolled out yesterday and are available today.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the many notable new features in Windows 8 is --it can start up in under 7 seconds, in fact. With such a short booting time, what will you get instead of a ton of speeding BIOS text?
Premium-Inhalt. With thanks to the timelessness of Seinfeld reruns and the resurrection of the title on , RISK has always been a party game that's remained on the forefront of the strangely resilient board game market.
Premium-Inhalt. At Facebook's f8 conference Thursday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed some of the details of the Facebook Music Service, which is tied to its new . Essentially, it will allow you to populate your Facebook timeline with a constantly updating list of the music you're listening to from services such as Spotify, Rhapsody, MOG, Rdio, Slacker, iHeartRadio and others.
Premium-Inhalt. HP may be next computer manufacturer in line to launch an , that growing class of thinner and lighter laptops that are headed our way this fall. At least, that's what an advertisement on Google's ad network spotted earlier today suggests.
Premium-Inhalt. Not sure if you want to buy an iPad? Depending on your situation, you might be able to try one out for a while. Elsewhere, one politician gets on the case about iTunes fraud, and one product package gets its 15 seconds of Internet fame. The remainders for Thursday, September 22, 2011 are ready for their close-up.
Premium-Inhalt. If social networking is important for your business, you might consider using Web-based application Nimble to manage your presence on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. (Nimble says that they'll be adding Google+ within 60 days). Unlike or , Nimble assumes that the most important part of social networking isn't the ubiquitous stream of postings, but how the ongoing communications relate to your business relationships and building your professional network.
Premium-Inhalt. With the announcement of the Nikon 1 series of , Nikon became the first of the "big two" makers (the other being Canon) to introduce a mirrorless-system model. Rumors and a countdown clock amped up the excitement surrounding Nikon's camera announcement, which finally happened in New York earlier this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Even as developers were mulling over the idea of the browser's rapid, six-week release cycle even further recently, a separate Mozilla working group was putting together a proposal to slow down that upgrade pace for enterprise users.
Premium-Inhalt. Wearing the requisite hoodie and sandals, Saturday Night Live comedian Andy Samberg opened the Thursday by impersonating CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a 7-minute comedy bit that preceded the actual one-hour keynote.
Premium-Inhalt. downloads... that's an awful lot of quality vintage titles. Once Good Old Games hits that six million mark, it's set to offer up -- currently available on the site for $5.99 -- for absolutely free for a whole 48 hours. So if you're anxious to get in some quality adventurin' at the low, low price of, er, nothing at all, then head on over to and download a couple of retro games. But maybe don't download Broken Sword, lest the Internet get confused about what it'll later give you for free and break.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're in the market for Ethernet switches, now's the time to buy.
Premium-Inhalt. The next-generation iPhone will not be the iPhone 5 but the iPhone 4S and will closely resemble the iPhone 4, according to a new report.
Premium-Inhalt. A defect in some touch panels made by Wintek for the next-generation iPhone could leave the manufacturer struggling to meet quotas and potentially mean that Apple won't have as many units at launch as hoped, it has been claimed.
Premium-Inhalt. Security firms today warned Mac users of a new Trojan horse that masquerades as a PDF document.
Premium-Inhalt. Is Microsoft using a next-generation computing boot-loading technology to lock out the use of Linux and other OSEs on certain computers? While Microsoft has denied malicious intent, one Red Hat developer maintains that this may be the case.
Premium-Inhalt. The has begun accepting nominations for its 20th Annual Pioneer Awards, which recognize those who have "contributed substantially to the health, growth, accessibility, or freedom of computer-based communications."
Premium-Inhalt. Researchers say access points could double as analysis tools that detect radio-frequency interference and automatically adjust to preserve the quality of Wi-Fi connections.
Premium-Inhalt. Online music sharing service Spotify dropped its invite-only status in the United States, opening the doors of the service to everyone.
Premium-Inhalt. Recently, when I attempted to sync my iPad in iTunes, the following message popped up near the end of the sequence of steps:
Premium-Inhalt. Italy's auction of six blocks of 800MHz frequencies for 4G mobile phone services netted €2.962 billion (US$4 billion) Thursday, taking the total of provisional offers for mobile phone frequency licenses to more than €3.7 billion.
Premium-Inhalt. Whenever I tell someone that my next phone probably won't be an iPhone, the reaction is always the same: the eyes widen and the tone of voice shifts to complete surprise. "Why not?"
Premium-Inhalt. Just over a month after Hewlett-Packard said it would sell or spin-off its PC business, new CEO Meg Whitman on Thursday said the company will decide on a proposal to spin-off the PC unit by the end of the year.
Premium-Inhalt. Most users will have to wait a few weeks before they get to see Facebook's most drastic changes to the service since the company was founded, but you can use a developers workaround to gain access to the Timeline feature right now.
Premium-Inhalt. "Currently 2Wire does not support Universal Plug and Play (UPnP). 2Wire customizes all gateway products and software to meet the requirements of our ISP partners. If supporting UPNP became a requirement, 2Wire will include the functionality to the system. UPNP allows the OS to control the firewall configuration that could have an adverse effect on any systems running behind a firewall that is being controlled by malicious software operating on a LAN-based computer."
Premium-Inhalt. The 46-inch 1080p Sony Bravia 46HX820 is one of the most attractive HDTVs I've ever seen. This ultrathin, ultraslick LED LCD television delivers excellent picture quality, good simulated surround sound, active-shutter 3D, and a wealth of Internet options. Plus, it's practically a work of art.
Premium-Inhalt. LG's Infinia 50PZ950 is an attractive 50-inch plasma set with good picture quality, plenty of Internet options, and excellent 3D graphics. Its only disadvantage is that navigating through its hundreds of apps and options can be a bit tricky.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Phoenix student, claiming that he is one of the LulzSec hackers responsible for a database attack on Sony Pictures computers that claimed more than 1 million victims.
Premium-Inhalt. eDiscovery was one of the hot topics at the recent International Legal Technology Association 2011 (ILTA 2011) Conference in Nashville, Tenn., which drew more than 2,500 attendees. Nearly 25% of the 185 vendors exhibiting at the show claimed to provide discovery products and/or services, and many more had offerings that could play a role.
Premium-Inhalt. The spectacle of Hewlett-Packard replacing CEO Leo Apotheker, who had been in the job just a year, with former eBay chief Meg Whitman this week all but obscured solid earnings reports from a range of enterprise software vendors including Oracle, Tibco and Red Hat.
Premium-Inhalt. DISH Networks and Blockbuster announced a Blockbuster Movie Pass service for movies, TV shows, and game rentals that starts at $10-a-month for existing customers. Both Dish and Blockbuster hope the service, that combines streaming movies and TV shows as well a DVD and game delivery, will give disgruntled Netflix customers a clear alternative. Blockbuster was .
Premium-Inhalt. Backing up has become quite easy in recent years thanks to online services like . Now, if you’re a CrashPlan+ or Pro subscriber, you can even access files from your iOS device, thanks to a pair of free apps released Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. How will Facebook users react to the huge changes soon to land at the world's largest social network? Anecdotal evidence suggests, not well. According to a number of informal poles, four out of five Facebook users see the upcoming facelift and new features as unpopular.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard customers disconcerted by management shakeups and product strategy shifts are hoping for a stable future with Meg Whitman, who Thursday was .
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's new Timeline will make it even easier for criminals and others to mine the social network for personal information they can use to launch malicious attacks and steal passwords, a researcher said today.
Premium-Inhalt. Having gone through a in the past 10 to 15 years, Hewlett-Packard may soon find itself looking for yet another new chief, despite just tapping Meg Whitman for that job this week.HP's Thursday of board member Whitman as its insider choice to replace Leo Apotheker after less than a year came under fire from some who believe that the company should have named an interim leader and conducted an executive search. "We would view any decision not to conduct a comprehensive search of internal and external candidates for a permanent CEO role as unsatisfactory and unnecessarily hasty," analyst firm Sanford Bernstein wrote in a research note this week before Whitman was named. "We also believe that shareholder reaction to Whitman as a permanent CEO would be mixed."
Premium-Inhalt. There's was an almost palpable shudder through the iOSsphere when a Wall Street Journal tech blog reported this week that 5 will be announced Oct. 4. If they can find someplace to announce on the West Coast, which may be doubtful according to PC Magazine.
Premium-Inhalt. Personal privacy or the growing lack thereof was one of the hot buttons this week.
Premium-Inhalt. On September 28, the company will hold a press event in New York City, where it'll likely announce a tablet that's smaller but also much cheaper than Apple's iPad. Although doesn't say what Amazon will be talking about, the company rarely holds press events for anything other than new Kindle hardware.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's new profile layout, Timeline, promises to turn your Facebook account into an online scrapbook where you can highlight important moments in your life and resurface past Facebook activity.
Premium-Inhalt. that federal authorities have been rounding up suspects believed to have been involved with LulzSec and Anonymous' recent criminal activities.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon.com sent out invitations to a press event in New York City next Wednesday for what could be the unveiling of the online reailer's long-expected tablet computer.
Premium-Inhalt. All 13 commercial banks in Sierra Leone have agreed to introduce the electronic interbank payment system (Switch) by October 2012 as a part of the African Development Bank-funded West African Monetary Zone Payments System Development Project.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook rocked the social networking world with a number of major announcements at the F8 developer conference, but the biggest of them all is . The Timeline is a significant departure from the traditional Facebook Profile page, and the information on it may influence your ability to get a job.
Premium-Inhalt. has announced the launch of Crashplan Mobile, a companion backup app for iOS and Android.
Premium-Inhalt. Investment bank Goldman Sachs believes that sales of the iPhone, iPad and Mac "could sharply exceed our prior expectations".
Premium-Inhalt. Would Harry Potter have needed to take spells classes if he'd had access to the magic of the ?
Premium-Inhalt. Kenya's efforts to compete with India, Mauritius and South Africa as a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) destination have hit a snag, with many companies closing or scaling down operations.