I’m bullish on Google TV. Bullish. Well, bullish on the concept of Google TV and how it integrates with the current way most people consume television and the way we’ll all consume television in the future. Whether Google TV as a platform ultimately succeeds or fails doesn’t matter as much as the method with which Google has fused TV …
Some people will never give up their iPhones. Or their Android phones. Or their BlackBerry phones. Or whatever. Windows Phone 7 will appeal to those people as much as any other platform that competes with the one they love.
Those people constitute a tiny sliver of fiercely loyal customers, though. For anyone else either …
FIFA Soccer 11
PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP
ESRB rating: E for Everyone
System reviewed on: PS3
Like many titles from EA Sports, FIFA 11 presents owners of last year’s game with the decision of whether or not to shell out another $60 for this year’s version. New to FIFA 11 this year are a revamped career mode, …
PS3, Xbox 360
ESRB rating: Everyone 10+ for Mild Violence
System reviewed on: Xbox 360
The NHL season officially kicks off this Thursday, and hockey fans looking for a way to live out their dreams via their videogame consoles don’t have too much to agonize over this time around.
If you’re a Wii owner looking …
Scrabble for the Amazon Kindle was released about a week ago. As a self-proclaimed Scrabble nut, I downloaded it as soon as I found out about it—all the time wondering how in the world EA could publish Scrabble as the first paid Kindle app while neglecting to make Scrabble available in the Android Market after all this time. Give …
Sid Meier has done it again with the latest installment in his popular Civilization computer game franchise. Civilization V (Civ V) does not deviate greatly from the premise of its predecessors – conquer or be conquered – but what makes Civ V so entertaining is how smoothly it plays.
One of the greatest pitfalls for video games is …
The $30 ReadySteady camcorder stabilizer is a little smaller than a hockey puck. It’s made of two high-quality, sturdy aluminum halves that house a flexible seven-inch rod that screws into your camcorders tripod mount.
When you want to use the ReadySteady, you untwist the two aluminum halves, remove the gooseneck tripod rod, twist the …
Developer: 2K Sports
System: Nintendo Wii
ESRB rating: E 10+ for Everyone (Mild Violence)
The idea of using the Wii to play serious professional sports games should pretty much be out of everyone’s system by now. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. It’s just that the Wii versions of games like Madden aren’t …
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced availability of its $100 LifeCam Studio webcam. The camera sports a compact design, autofocus, glass lens, 360-degree panning, tripod mount, and—most importantly—a 1080p sensor. I’ve been playing around with the LifeCam Studio for a bit and have some early impressions to report.
If you’re …
The Samsung Epic 4G marks Sprint’s second 4G-capable Android handset and the first one with a slide-out hardware keyboard. The phone features a 4-inch, 800×480 Super AMOLED screen, Android 2.1, rear-facing 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, front-facing VGA camera, 1GHz processor, and 16GB of storage which is expandable to 32GB via …
The Pandigital Novel is a 7-inch e-book reader with a color LCD screen that runs a customized user interface atop Android. While not positioned as an Android tablet, it’s drawn interest from people looking for less expensive alternatives to devices like the iPad thanks to its $200 price tag.
This is Pandigital’s second stab at a …
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Crystal Dynamics
Systems it’s available on: Xbox 360
ESRB rating: T for Teen
System reviewed on: Xbox 360
Lara Croft’s an icon. She’s arguably gaming’s most recognizable heroine, having graced countless magazine covers and been adapted to the silver screen …