251w ago - Recently there's been a lot of talk about Microsoft picking up 3DV systems. This would be implemented onto their future console known as of now, the Xbox 720.
If rumors are true, Microsoft's next console will utilize motion sensing in a true next-generation way. Heck, maybe it can even surpass the Wii with its outstanding motion controls.
If for some reason you don't know, the PS3 has motion controls as well; unfortunately, developers haven't been able to utilize this feature to the best of its experience. Back in 2002, Sony presented the Eye Toy in which your body movement is the controller.
Although a ground breaking idea, people weren't really feeling it back then. The games weren't that good, or at least good enough when compared to the other PS2 titles. People were more focused on all those AAA titles Sony was pushing.
Sadly, Sony dropped the ball with the Eye Toy; it was not promoted right and it got pushed to the corner of the room. Few developers would make games for it which in the end made for a cheapened experience.
Microsoft is looking to revive this technology now and take advantage of its full potential, just as Wii has done. If Microsoft can implement this feature on 360 it would be great seeing how massive the 360 fan base is. If they...
257w ago - The power of anti-piracy organizations is constantly growing and latest news from Great Britain sounds somehow scary: The Home Office has adopted a new policy that will allow police to hack into British people's computer systems without a warrant.
The hacking known as 'remote searching' allows officers to covertly examine the hard drive of people's PC's anywhere. E-mails, Web browsing habits and messaging conversations can all be gathered.
To quote: The Home Office has quietly adopted a new plan to allow police across Britain routinely to hack into people's personal computers without a warrant.
The move, which follows a decision by the European Union's council of ministers in Brussels, has angered civil liberties groups and opposition MPs. They described it as a sinister extension of the surveillance state which drives "a coach and horses" through privacy laws. The hacking is known as "remote searching".
It allows police or MI5 officers who may be hundreds of miles away to examine covertly the hard drive of someone's PC at his home, office or hotel room. Material gathered in this way includes the content of all e-mails, web-browsing habits and instant messaging.
Under the Brussels edict, police across the EU have been given the green light to expand...
265w ago - After the secret source code for its then-unreleased shooter Half Life 2 showed up on file sharing services in 2003, game-maker Valve Software cooked up an elaborate ruse with the FBI targeting the German hacker suspected in the leak, even setting up a fake job interview in an effort to lure him to the United States for arrest.
The gambit ultimately failed, and Axel "Ago" Gembe remained safely in Germany. He was indicted last month in Los Angeles on new charges of creating the Agobot malware, and sharing it with a crew of U.S. hackers who used it to stage denial-of-service attacks in 2003.
In September 2003, the source code for the much-anticipated Half Life 2 game turned up online, and Valve's managing director, Gabe Newell, revealed that the company's network had been breached. In a post to the company's Web forum, Newell asked for gamer's assistance in finding the hackers responsible.
"If you have information about ... the infiltration of our network, please send the details," Newell wrote. "There are some pretty obvious places to start with the posts and records in IRC, so if you can point us in the right direction, that would be great."
Two anonymous sources who'd seen the hack discussed in IRC channels came forward and began feeding the FBI chat transcripts pertaining...
268w ago - According to ladies fashion magazine Marie Claire, Sony has teamed up with the Shoreditch Sisterhood Women's Institute to produce a range of LittleBigPlanet celebrity SackGirl knitting kits.
Do you remember when knitting was the latest celebrity craze? Well, in any case now you can have the chance to knit your own celebrity.
The kits come with everything you need to create the following celebrity SackGirls: Amy Winehouse, Kate Moss, Madonna, Beth Ditto and The Queen.
The kits will be available at Sony's LittleBigPlanet creative workshop in London's Covent Garden this Sunday.
The event will have live entertainment, music, arts and crafts.