Tuner2 app enables Flash streaming radio for the iPhone

Media Tuners and Modulation Index have introduced an application that allows online radio stations to use a single format for streaming MPEG-4 HE AAC v2 audio over Windows, Mac and iPhone platforms.

Pachter: Apple prepping game console for 2013 launch

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that Apple will launch a game console by 2013. According to Pachter, the company was following a "deliberate strategy" to transform Apple TV into an "entertainment and Internet hub."

Gates confirms Project Natal for 2010, also for Windows PCs

Bill Gates recently sat down for his annual interview with Cnet and spent some time talking about his thoughts on Project Natal – including the system’s release date, which should not be a surprise to TG Daily readers, as well as scenarios why depth sensing cameras make also sense for your Windows PC.

Comcast to stream HBO and Cinemax content online

Comcast said that it will offer its customers free access to HBO and Cinemax content via the Internet through On Demand trial. Of course, if you aren’t a HBO or Cinemax subscriber in the first place, you don’t get free access to those shows, which represent a combined 750 hours of programming initially. The added value, as Comcast claims, may be limited, especially if you get too excited over this new offering and run into your Internet bandwidth barrier. 

Craigslist 'is an online pimp'

The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) has submitted an Amicus Brief in support of the lawsuit against Craigslist filed by Sheriff Dart of Cook County, Illinois seeking to hold them accountable for their role in facilitating sex trafficking.

BioWare co-founder criticizes Activision's PS3 bashing

BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk has reportedly criticized Activision's threat to "stop supporting" Sony if the company did not implement an immediate PS3 price cut.

Teen tells Morgan Stanley the obvious

Twitter is for old people, and teens won't pay for phone calls: just two of the conclusions from Morgan Stanley's latest research note. Even more surprising, though, is the fact that the paper was written by a 15-year-old intern.

Snubbed PS3 owners forced to wait until September for Fallout 3 DLC

Bethesda Softworks has confirmed that the release of Fallout's long-awaited DLC has been delayed until the end of September. According to producer Ashley Cheng, the company is currently "knee deep" in content testing.

Organic Motion deploys OpenSTAGE technology at Sony Wonder Lab

Organic Motion has deployed its OpenSTAGE platform at the Sony Wonder Technology Lab (SWTL) in Manhattan. Unlike Microsoft's Project Natal, Organic Motion utilizes 14 cameras and advanced software to create an exact representation, or "digital clone" of an individual.

Users turn to online gaming

Online gaming has shot up in popularity over the last year, as consumers look for cheaper entertainment.

Bethesda to update PS3 owners on Fallout 3 DLC status

Bethesda Softworks is reportedly planning to update PS3 owners on the status of Fallout's long-awaited DLC. Operation: Anchorage was originally expected to debut in late June, followed by the release of The Pitt and Broken Steel some 4-6 weeks apart. However, the downloadable content has yet to appear on Sony's Playstation network.

Bluetooth support added to iSamurai's deadly arsenal

Toy Kite has enabled Bluetooth support for its popular sword fighting game. iSamurai - which uses Apple's recently released 3.0 software - is reportedly the first "Wii-like" title for the iPhone.

iPhone shakes up mobile games industry

A recently published report confirms that the iPhone has had a "significant" impact on the mobile games industry. According to Research & Markets, the popular device boosted demand for mobile content and "opened the market" to smaller publishers.

EA declares end to Tiberium wars with C&C 4

Electronic Arts has confirmed that its popular Tiberium-war series will be brought to an "epic conclusion" with Command & Conquer 4. According to EA, C&C 4 introduces a "multitude of innovations" while retaining the "core compulsions that fans have come to love."

Sony chief downplays rift with Activision over PS3 price cut

Sony CEO Howard Stringer has downplayed a rift with Activision chief Bobby Kotick over the latter's demand for an immediate Playstation 3 price cut. According to Stringer, Kotick "likes to make a lot of noise."

Gaming industry experiences boom as recession worsens

The gaming industry has experienced a veritable boom despite the global economic recession. According to Nielsen, the number of hours that gamers claim to be playing has hit an "all time high." In addition, used game sales have increased to "record-breaking totals," while video game rentals have risen exponentially.

Shared Memory Graphics accuses Apple and Sony of patent infringement

Shared Memory Graphics has accused three industry heavyweights of patent infringement. The California-based company alleges that two patented graphic accelerators are currently used in Apple iPods, Nintendo's Wii and Sony's PSP/PS2.  

Fans go Wacko for Jacko Memorial, Watch it here Live!

Since Michael Jackson’s death, Los Angeles has been flooded with individuals wishing to get closer to Michael Jackson. His death has been described as having the same emotional impact as the deaths of individuals such as Jerry Garcia, John Lennon, and even Elvis Presley. The outpouring of individuals mourning the pop star is magnified now via the web.

Sony, Panasonic get into 3D content

Japanese giants Sony and Panasonic are to separately set up dedicated units to create 3D movies.

World's first full-length talkie is 81 today

You know what the world's first full length talking movie was, don't you. Well, no, you don't. While Al Jolson has gone down in history as starring in the first talkie, the first movie with a full length soundtrack was The Lights of New York, released on July 6, 1928.