Second Life on its last life

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Lynden Lab's Second Life virtual world was so popular that people were investing in virtual real estate and making significant sums of money off their investments. This was in the glory days last year and...

Bluetooth gives Spies a Window into your Life

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Worried about your civil liberties and privacy? Then it may come as a shock to discover that you have unwittingly been allowing your phone to signal your every move. Bluetooth, a wireless link built into...

Fistful of Frags 1.2 Beta - Half Life 2 Mod

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Fistful of Frags is a multiplayer modification for Source engine settled in the Old West. Its key features include: Fistful of Dollars game mode: original team oriented gameplay packed with fast paced...

America's Army Player Saves Real Life

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It's the stuff press releases are made of, but the story is great to boot. Paxton Galvanek never had medical training, but he'd gone through medic certification in the America's Army video game. Then one...

Insurgency Beta 2.0e - Half Life 2 Mod

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Insurgency (INS) is a total conversion modification using Valve Software's Source Engine. Insurgency immerses you, as the player, into an intense and realistic online combat experience. Set on the modern battlefields, Insurgency simulates modern infantry...

Empires 2.11 - Half Life 2 Mod

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Empires is a revolutionary mod currently in development for Half-Life 2. It'll be combining the genres of first-person shooter and real-time strategy. Two key players will be present in each game, one player per team...

Iomega breathes new life into Mac hard drive business

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At the Apple Expo 2007 conference in Paris this week, Iomega Corporation unveiled two new external dual-drive products. The duo 500GB UltraMax Pro Desktop hard disk drives are fully removable, which enables hot-swap functionality, and...

Avatar-on-Avatar Legal Action in Second Life

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We have a rather odd story this Saturday coming all the way from the idyllic digital shores of Second Life. Last Month entrepreneur Kevin Alderman, founder of Eros LLC, a company specializing in the manufacture...

Google to offer life advice

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Google claims that it can help its users run their lives using the personal information it builds up about their search habits. The web search giant is planning to create the world's most comprehensive database...

Nick White on Aero and battery life

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Nick White, Vista's Product Manager, has responded to an article entitled "Vista, Aero, battery life . . . and Doom" by Dwight Silverman, the tech reviewer at the Houston Chronicle, regarding the impact that the...

Over Half of Second Life users come from Europe

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Research firm comScore has found that throughout March, 61% of active Second Life residents were from Europe, compared to 19% from North America and 13% from Asia Pacific. Germany had the most Second Life residents,...

'Rabbit Ears' Find New Life in HDTV Age

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Consumers who are spending thousands of dollars on LCD or plasma TVs are saving their money elsewhere: their TV programs. Antennas for a high-definition television may seem like a ludicrous idea but local TV channels,...

Second Life avatars to speak

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The animated avatars for members of the popular virtual world Second Life are about to get more realistic. Massachusetts-based Vivox said that its technology will enable the three-dimensional avatars representing people in Second Life to...

Sweden opens diplomatic relations with Second Life

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Sweden is hoping to increase the country's profile by establishing an officially sanctioned embassy in the Second Life virtual online world. A digitally created building will be based on Sweden's actual embassy in Washington and...

AOL to open up shop in Second Life

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Second Life, the popular three-dimensional virtual world, seems to be becoming an attractive option for many owners wanting to advertise their companies. AOL's Second Life section, dubbed AOL Pointe, will be available for beta testing...

Real Life Crysis Comparison Screenshots

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Found here are some brand new screenshots that compare in game shots from Crysis with actual real life photos. The development team have replicated many parts of this island located in Hawaii from thousands of...

iPod Life Estimated at Four Years

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Though some iPods do develop faults, Apple builds them to last at least four years, the company claims. A Chicago Tribune report weighs up the cacophony of complaints regarding Apple's music players. With Apple selling...

Sims 2 Finds Life on PSP

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Pixelated people find new neighborhood in Sony's portable; characters get their life on this Friday. The Sims sensation is one step closer to claiming another victim today. Electronic Arts has announced...

Trojan Sucks Life From PSPs

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A new Trojan horse claims to help make PlayStation Portable run homegrown software, but instead the malicious code turns Sony's game player into a useless "brick." The malicious program, which Symantec has labeled "Trojan.PSPBrick,"...

Half Life 2: Aftermath

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The news most of us have been waiting for has finally been confirmed: Valve is readying the first expansion pack for the unanimously acclaimed Half-Life 2. Provisionally titled 'Aftermath', the new adventures of Gordon Freeman...

PSP: Battery life, load times, and build quality

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With the PlayStation Portable now officially available and nearly all of the 200,000-unit Japanese launch allocation already sold, word is getting around about some of the key issues that Sony has been unable or unwilling...

Half Life 2 Possibly Banned in Australia?

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The Pan European Games Information (PEGI) age rating system has given Half Life 2 an R(18+) rating.This means that minors are unable to purchase the game in numerous countries like Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France,...

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