177w ago - Apple has unveiled the new iPad today, and priced it from $499 for an entry level model while a 64GB version will set you back $699.
However, many critics are already labeling it as simply a 'giant iPod' in initial media reports.
Below are the included features and an outline from Yahoo (linked above) of anticipated features that failed to materialize for Apple's iPad:
iPad Included Features:
• App Store
• Home Screen
• Spotlight Search
iPad Failed Features:
• No 3G support for Verizon
• No jaw-droppingly new user interface
• No built-in camera
• No Flash support
• No user-replaceable battery
• No TV subscriptions
• No iPhone software 4.0 announcement
• No iPhone for Verizon
Is anyone here planning to pick up an iPad? Feel free to share your comments below!
204w ago - Recently we added Glyde.com to our Affiliates here at PS3 News, and for those who haven't checked them out yet below is a brief background on what they offer to gamers.
Glyde was simply designed to be the cheapest and easiest way to buy and sell used (and new) video games - as well as DVDs, CDs and books.
The idea was conceived by the owners themselves, who were frustrated by the lack of decent options to buy and sell games (online auctions and swapping sites are a lot of work, and trade-ins are generally a bad deal) so Glyde was born... allowing sellers to get a fair price for their games and buyers to get some great bargains.
This concept was then simplified on Glyde so that a seller can list a game for sale in under 10 seconds.
And when it sells, Glyde sends the seller a postage-paid padded mailer that comes pre-addressed to the buyer. The only thing the seller needs to do is insert the game, seal the mailer, and drop it in the mail.
It doesn't get much easier than that, as Glyde was built specifically to...
247w ago - Splinter Cell: Conviction community development manager, Chris Easton, has told Videogaming247 today that not only is work on the game well under way, but that the "visual direction is simply much better" than what we've seen so far.
"Splinter Cell Conviction is certainly not canned, despite what the Internet rumour mill says, and won't look significantly different to what you've seen before," he said.
"The gameplay's evolved a lot but the visual direction is simply much better than what you've seen."
Easton added: "The gameplay has evolved from what we showed at Ubidays last year and when you see it again it'll be worth the wait."