Wal-Mart to take on Amazon

Mega retailer Wal-Mart is moving online in a head-to-head battle with Amazon, selling books at $9 through its website.

Sony announces 250GB PS3 Slim for $350

Sony has unveiled an updated version of the PS3 Slim. The $350 console features a 250GB hard drive and will be available on November 3.

Nintendo to launch exercise bike for the Wii

In case your living room isn't yet cluttered enough, Nintendo is planning to launch its biggest peripheral yet: an exercise bike.

Mac users cast into outer darkness

A new e-Bible is only available to members of the Church of Redmond.

Rumor: Nintendo selects Tegra processor for new DS

Nintendo has reportedly selected Nvidia's Tegra processor to power its next-generation DS/DSi console. According to Theo Valich, Nintendo has already started work on the new device and plans to debut it in late 2010 during the Tokyo Game Show.

Twitter locks out unsuspecting users

Twitter is warning users not to change their passwords, email address or user names for the time being, after complaints that users are being locked out.

Steve Jobs is more popular than Oprah

US teens have voted Apple’s Steve Jobs the person they most admire because he has ‘made the world a better place’.

PS3 claims "top home console" slot as Wii sales decline

The PlayStation 3 is expected to claim the "top home console" slot for the month of September. According to EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich, hardware unit sales for next-generation systems are likely to decrease by four percent over last year for the month of September - with all platforms except the Nintendo Wii and Sony PSP posting year-over-year gains.

Football fans get fanboi game

You might feel that soccer fans already get enough of a chance to present their opinions on the game, but a new service is designed to make it even easier.

Turtle Beach introduces alternative gaming headset

Turtle Beach has introduced a $30 portable gaming headset. Company spokesperson Peter Ronick explained that the Ear Force Z1 was designed as a "cost-effective alternative" to more expensive models.

Zut alors! Facebook launches translation service

Facebook has developpé un service - Translations for Facebook Connect - qui lets web developers translate leurs sites into autres langues.

Twitter Lists lets users pigeonhole their friends

Twitter is testing a new feature allowing the more anal of its users to compile lists of Twitter accounts.

I speaka da Ingrish. I learn it from a vook

Just when you think every stupid product name in Christendom has been used, fate turns around and spits in your eye.

Sony's PSP Go is go

Sony’s PSP Go has launched with new firmware that could be the way games machines are going - it can talk to a mobile phone via Bluetooth to establish a WiFi or 3G Internet connection.

GameTree ports PC-based content to HD television sets

GameTree has partnered with Intel to offer an on-demand gaming platform for HD TV. The platform - known as GameTree.tv - is expected to run on Intel CE media processor powered set-top boxes and other electronic devices.

Sony promises motion controller next spring as Nintendo cuts price of Wii

Sony's become the latest console manufacturer to launch a motion-sensitive controller for its PlayStation 3, following Microsoft's formal announcement of Project Natal earlier this week.

Nintendo lowers Wii price point to $200

Nintendo has announced plans to slash the Wii's suggested retail price by $50. According to company spokesperson Cammie Dunaway, the new $200 price point - effective on September 27 - will help advance Nintendo's "mission" to expand the gaming universe.

Playstation ad offends Nigeria

Playstation maker Sony has pulled an advertisement which has offended the Nigerian government.

Beatles finally bigger than Jesus

Search engine Google has resolved a religious argument which has raged for decades – are the Beatles bigger than Jesus?

Activision delays Blur release over multiplayer concerns

Activision has postponed the release of its much-anticipated Blur racing game to 2010. According to Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith, the delay will allow developers to enhance Blur's "distinctive" multiplayer capabilities.