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Sony and its customers may be having identity theft problems, but the hacker collective known as Anonymous is having something of an identity crisis. Despite the group's public disavowal of the attacks that brought down the PlayStation Network (and that later caused SOE to suspend its MMORPG serv...

May 6th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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PepsiCo's Amp Energy brand stirred up a lot of hatred in the last couple of months when the "AMP UP Before You Score" app [iTunes Link] was released. This app, branded as sexist and inappropriate by a lot of people who rated it in the App Store, provides guys with cards to "identify her type," picku...

October 13th 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Whenever I visit California, I'm always amazed with the number of state laws that have been enacted for one reason or another. For example, you're warned about alcohol's effect on pregnant women (duh!) when you go into bars and restaurants, and many buildings have mandated warning signs outside tell...

October 13th 2009 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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We apologize for the late notice, but wanted to remind you that a group of our alpha geeks will be on hand for more Talkcast fun.Barring any Skype disasters, we're back for an hour of fun and questions. There's no set topic for this evening, so bring your questions or comments and join in the fun!...

September 20th 2009 at 9:25pm 0 Comments
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TUAW has covered the fine iPhone apps from Tapbots more than once. ConvertBot is a beautifully-designed and functional app to do a myriad of unit conversion calculations, while WeightBot is my personal favorite app for keeping track of my incredible ballooning body.Tapbots posted an entry on their...

August 28th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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We were just fine with letting this story dissipate right into the air like so many bad smells, as it's not exactly the most impressive thing to ever happen in the App Store. But in the interests of completionism, we'll bring it to you anyway. First, there were two apps that made fart noises, call...

February 18th 2009 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to today's edition of Ask WoW Insider, in which we publish your questions for dissection by the peanut gallery -- now with extra snark and commentary by one of our writers. This week Benjamin writes in:Hi, my name is Benjamin. I am a daily, if not hourly reader of WoW Insider as it is my War...

April 28th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Let's get one thing straight: in Eye of the Storm, capturing towers is more important than capturing the flag. I don't care how shiny and cool the flag is, that's not where the points are coming from. Well, okay, maybe some of it, but if you don't have any towers to begin with, the flag isn't worth...

April 5th 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments