Summary: Topics of interest for tech power users.
Navajo Nation gets networked, paying the actors for mobile downloads, Barracuda, MySpace dangers, Microsoft sponsors video game champs, Command and Conquer gets new version, latest pay for add-on in Oblivion, Paris Hilton video game, PS2 drops in price, Brain Age.
Webby Awards, Child avatars in Second Life, Free net TV, Squatters take Idol names, Border security system, Gizmondo knucklehead arrested, Violent games study, Oblivion fastest selling game on 360, Burger King Game, 360 launch in Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe.
MySpace, Malware Recovery, Software Update Patent, Dual Boot Macs – BootCamp, Open-Source DRM, Starforce lawsuits and updates, Michigan's Violent Games Law, Mario Blocks game in Ohio town, Bethesda releases horse armor for $3, Microsoft purchases Lionhead, First mod of Oblivion.
Get the same effects as being in space without the effort, EU putting the pressure on Vista, Google patents free Wi-Fi, Patent Trolling, Interview with Studio Red’s Victor Lazarro, GC2 demo hits the net, Gizmondo chief loses other car while wife drives it, WoW patched to 1.10.
Vista delay, Gates on IE7 delays, Firefox 2.0 alpha, Google bent but not broken, France to open up iTunes, Apple’s response to France, Sony DRM, No breaking DRM, even if it's killing you, Starforce = Instant Reboot, Plan Revived for XXX Domain, Dell buys Alienware, Oblivion, Online crucifixion, PS3 and GDC news.
Dell may not acquire Alienware, you can type by brainwave now, bullies now online, CIA agents info found on Internet, 'Buy It Now' patent threat, Starforce vs. Stardock, Clinton starts CDC investigation of gaming, the Playstation 3 release postponed, plus Joel's game.
Oscars for the nerds, The Origami, RIM Settles BlackBerry Suit, US grants patent for AJAX, AOL Opens AIM Code to Developers, Chinese net domains, Online flea market lets users swap CD’s, The Skype’s the limit.
an interview with the development team from Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords. They talk about the wild ride and the occasional speed bumps in making a computer game, and include jokes, anecdotes and real-world advice for aspiring video game makers.
Apple unveils new products, Sony Ericsson has cell phones for bloggers, Skype in a legal tangle with AMD, .com domain future news, RFID: it might be the Mark of the Beast, The 8-terabyte desktop, Introducing Joel Hulsey, What game is kicking Joel’s butt this week, movies being made from games, CGW getting rid of game ratings
Mac ‘viruses’. Eight Vistas? Google’s nude photo woes, repetitive injury from texting too much, PlayStation 3 costs and GalCiv 2 release.
Blog Readership, RIAA bans reselling pre-loaded iPods, RIAA – no ripping to iPods, Chips implanted in American workers, WashDryIron, Flying cars, World of Peacecraft, Power Lunching in WoW, StarForce, Question from caller.
Microsoft not allowed another delay in European lawsuit. Internet “fairness” considered by Senate. Skype on cell phones. Motorola cell phones to replace credit cards? “Second Life” online community. Take Two to be sold? Jack Thompson murder simulation game created. Halo 2 news. Call in from Marcus in Alaska.
IE 7 beta available to mortals, Cingular patenting the emoticon? Apple uploads University lectures, Breaking the Great Firewall of China, Internet increases social interaction, Bill Gates is so rich that the IRS has to use a special computer to deal with it, Texas politician proposes 100 percent game tax, A look at Take 2's books, Los Angeles jumps on the Hot Coffee lawsuit bandwagon, World of Warcraft News
Google caves to Chinese pressure, E3: No more booth babes, iPods sold on eBay with music, who has the rights? We have seen the spamity and it is us! Is Microsoft's Sparkle a Flash killer? Who is responsible for employee training? Disney buys Pixar! The WB and UPN will combine into a megacrap network.
Windows XP Service Pack 3 being pushed back to 2007, how surfers can judge websites in the blink of an eye (literally), iPod users with more money than brains, The Bush administration subpoenas Google for private information concerning porn sites, XXX adult-oriented MMO and PlayStation 3 release date speculation. Neowin.net front page wrap up, WinCustomize news and QuarterToThree.com covers PC Gamer magazine dropping gold farmers' advertising. Brad fields 2 questions from listeners via Skype call-ins and we bid Tom Chick a fond farewell as he goes to work for a Yahoo!-owned podcast.