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Sometimes, a well-planned weekend turns into a complete mess. Case in point: This past weekend, which I fully meant to use to get more of a footing in Ryzom, wound up being almost entirely dominated by a mixture of other responsibilities and necessities. As a result, I didn't get nearly as much t...

February 8th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Hooray! More Sony VAIO laptops with naming schemes impossible to decipher! Following up on those tasty new FW and SR lappies that we were informally introduced to earlier this week comes even more foreign images detailing a 13.1-incher. On the surface, it looks like said machines will feature a Cor...

July 10th 2008 at 3:27pm 0 Comments
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One cry I hear a lot during my travels is that we need more realism in MMOs. Greater realism, I have heard it argued, will give a greater sense of immersion, a sense of belonging somewhere, and would make it easier for people who are traditionally non-gamers to join in with us, the enlightened ones...

March 28th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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So it seems that AT&T has recognized the error of its ways in sending out entire trees' worth of paper for its monthly bills, firing off text messages today to subscribers that read as follows: "We are simplifying your paper bill, removing itemized detail. To view all detail go to att.com/mywire...

August 22nd 2007 at 6:59pm 0 Comments
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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess was in development for approximately, oh, say, forever. That intensely long cycle, besides making a game epic and wonderful and amazing, usually gives rise to an extreme attention to detail. Some savvy forum-goers have compiled a list of little easter eggs for...

January 25th 2007 at 4:05pm 0 Comments
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There is a lot of buzz and speculation floating around as to what we'll see in the Mac OS X 10.5 update that will be previewed (and I suspect released) at this August's World Wide Developer's Conference. One exciting 'fundamental feature' John Gruber hinted at last November has been mentioned again...

May 21st 2006 at 11:00am 0 Comments