Microsoft refreshes Zune HD lineup

Microsoft has refreshed its Zune HD lineup with the addition of a new 64GB Zune HD model priced at $350.

8,000 petabytes of mobile data traffic expected by 2014

Mobile data traffic originating from PC (USB) modems and routers is expected to increase from 2,000 petabytes of data to a staggering 8,000 in 2014.

Wikipedia, YouTube go down

Wikipedia and YouTube have both experienced outages over the last twenty-four hours.

Motorola and Sprint debut "push-to-talk" Android smartphone

Motorola has debuted what it claims is the "world's first" push-to-talk Android-powered smartphone at CTIA 2010.

Can a video game speak to the heart?

Peter Molyneux, the creative force behind the Fable series and the seminal god game Populous gave an emotive panel at SXSW on Sunday entitled "The Emotion Engine: Can a Video Game Speak to the Heart?"

Gamers slave labor for virtual cash

Gaming used to be about playing not work, but with the advent of virtual currency to enhance game options, more and more gamers say they are willing to earn cyber cash by pimping themselves out to marketeers as survey monkeys, ad video guinea pigs and subscription sign up sasquatches.

Our pad's better than iPad, boasts HP

HP is fighting back against the Apple iPad with more information about its Slate device, and it doesn't agree with the old adage that if you can't say somtihng nice, you shouldn't say anything at all.

Gaming causes violence claims yet another nincompoop

Yet another hysterical survey has tipped up in a supposedly prominent psychology magazine, the Psychological Bulletin, claiming yet again that playing violent video games leads to violent thoughts and doesn’t promote “positive social behaviors.”

Archos touts Android-powered tablets for the masses

Not interested in shelling out the big bucks for Apple's overhyped iPad? 

Well, Archos has introduced two new Android-based tablet devices with a fairly reasonable $200-$223 price tag.

Nvidia Quadros go for Olympic gold

With the winter Olympic fever at an all-time high, Nvidia is doing its best to cash in on some Vancouver gold, plugging its Quadro cards as having enabled NBC to display all sorts of neat feats and computational wonders to enhance your favorite snow sports.

Google responsible for video content, court rules

Three senior Google execs have been convicted by an Italian court of invading privacy, after a video of a schoolboy with Down's Syndrome was posted online.

No gaming or iPods allowed in space

In space, no one can hear you scream or listen to your iPod.

Wal-Mart invests in Vudu magic

Wal-Mart confirmed late Monday that it has entered into a deal to acquire online movie-on-demand service Vudu. It is the latest push from the global retail giant to expand into digital content.

UAE bans Heavy Rain over sultry seduction scene

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reportedly banned a film noir video game over an allegedly sultry seduction scene.