Always-on

02.21.13
PS4 doesn't require an always-on internet connection
02.21.13

PS4 doesn't require an always-on internet connection

The PlayStation 4 does not need to be constantly connected to the internet, president of Sony World...

By J. Conditt,   02.21.13
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09.05.12
Ubisoft doing away with 'always-on' DRM
09.05.12

Ubisoft doing away with 'always-on' DRM

Ubisoft is doing away with its always-on digital rights management (DRM) policy, the company's worl...

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07.19.12
Blizzard acknowledges Diablo III always-on is DRM
07.19.12

Blizzard acknowledges Diablo III always-on is DRM

Despite weeks of insisting that Diablo III's internet connection requirements were all about impr...

By J. Reahard,   07.19.12
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07.18.12
Skyhook SDK for Android touts always-on location finding without the battery hit (video)
07.18.12

Skyhook SDK for Android touts always-on location finding without the battery hit (video)

Enabling persistent location in a third-party mobile app isn't always easy -- it usually requires...

By J. Fingas,   07.18.12
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08.17.11
Single-player games will be dead in three years, says industry analyst
08.17.11

Single-player games will be dead in three years, says industry analyst

So game development studios desperately want to move the entirety of our hobby online in order to...

By J. Reahard,   08.17.11
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08.05.11
Blizzard responds to complaints over Diablo 3 connection requirement
08.05.11

Blizzard responds to complaints over Diablo 3 connection requirement

Diablo 3 requires a constant internet connection -- a decision that has caused some strong reacti...

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04.22.10
Ubisoft 'always on' DRM hated, hacked - circle of life continues
04.22.10

Ubisoft 'always on' DRM hated, hacked - circle of life continues

Ah, the circle of life. Here's how it works: Game developers claim they've created some sort of un...

By M. Schramm,   04.22.10
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12.15.07
TUAW Tip: Turn your iPhone into a digital picture frame
12.15.07

TUAW Tip: Turn your iPhone into a digital picture frame

You probably thought exactly the same thing I did when I first saw Piet Jonas' tip: the iPhone as a...

By M. Schramm,   12.15.07
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06.09.06
New display tech could make mobiles "glanceable"
06.09.06

New display tech could make mobiles "glanceable"

We hesitate to bring up anything to do with the ongoing debacle that is SPOT, but the guys over at...

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