Chicago (IL) - Computer scientists at the University of Washington have developed software that is incorporated in new technology allowing television audiences to instantaneously see how air flows around speeding cars. The "DraftTrack" application debuted in late July during the Brickyard 400 race in Indianapolis, where the effects were during an ESPN broadcast.
Most gamers just want to play games and don't really care about all the extra expensive goodies packed into the multimedia consoles, according to a new survey from research group NPD.
High definition discs became the second most popular video medium in the first half of 2007, officially overtaking legacy format VHS.
Microsoft's ultimate cash cow for the Xbox 360, Halo 3 has eclipsed one million pre-orders more than six weeks before the game is scheduled to be released.
Along with a cheaper price, customers who purchase a new Xbox 360 Pro will get to make use of a newly implanted HDMI port, previously exclusive to the top tier Xbox 360 Elite.
The Advertising Standards Authority in the UK has issued a warning for Sony, forcing it to remove a controversial Internet ad.
How long long do you plan on keeping your next TV? Panasonic says that its 1080p plasma displays are good for a viewing time for about 42 years - that is, of course, if the rest has not fallen apart by 2049.
The most rarely updated console of the big three, the Wii today received a new firmware upgrade to add a few tweaks to the system's Internet-powered features.
Microsoft will reduce the price of the Xbox 360 by up to $50. The Halo 3 edition of the console will sell for $400.
Wayne (NJ) – Toshiba today released three new HD DVD players with prices ranging from $300 to $500.
Sony said that the Playstation 3 with the upgraded 80 GB hard drive is available now, while the remaining, price-reduced 60 GB models delivers a healthy sales increase for the company.
Auburn Hills (MI) – Minivans may not be able to shed their soccer mom image, but there is apparently still lots of demand for the roomy family haulers. Freshly divorced from Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler has just launched its new 2008 Dodge Caravan and 2008 Chrysler Town&Country, with a boatload of new features, including the industry's first implementation of in-car Sirius TV.
Throwing its name into the pot of video game-based slasher horror flicks, Wolfenstein is heading to a big screen debut.
Preventing the risk of future problems with the Wii strap, Nintendo has reportedly made it even more secure.
Gamers still logging onto older versions of Madden, FIFA, Tiger Woods, and others don't have much more time until EA suspends all online gaming features for dozens of titles.
Take Two's anticipated Grand Theft Auto IV will miss the pivotal holiday timeline for 2007, adding several months to the wait time for fans of the series.