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A new Apple patent is going around that offers up something called "iGroups" functionality -- it seems to be a kind of location-based social networking, including an ad-hoc currency functionality between a crowd of Apple devices. It's pretty interesting, though it sounds more like an idea Apple is...

March 18th 2010 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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You don't really know the value of account security until it fails you. Or, more accurately, you don't think at all about entering your password until that day when you type it in... and it doesn't work. You double-check it, and it still doesn't work. You don't know if you somehow forgot it, or if...

February 20th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Quite a few people have been asking me what app it was that I used in that post the other day about the rumored new iPhone. Unfortunately, it wasn't an app (although the jailbreak apps LockInfo and Intelliscreen offer similar features) -- it was one concept among many that have been suggested for a...

January 14th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Marvelous Entertainment revealed Contact director Akira Ueda's next project, Sakura Note, with a teaser web site. According to 1UP's summary of a Famitsu preview of the game, the game involves two mysterious sakura trees in two towns. One is blooming late in the year, and the other is dying. This is...

August 27th 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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No - no words. No words to describe it. Poetry! They should've sent a poet. (But instead they sent Silant <Exploding Kitty Brigade> - US Dalvengyr).So beautiful.So beautiful...Do you have any unusual, beautiful or interesting World of Warcraft images that are just collecting dust in your scr...

August 12th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Enough of the fart apps -- here's an iPhone function we really need. The Bad Decision Blocker (BDB for short) is an iPhone app that will let you block any of your phone's contacts for a predetermined set of time. We've all been there -- you go out Friday night, get a few drinks in you, and suddenly...

March 27th 2009 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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We've already established that having the Atlus name on the front of a box is usually A Very Good Thing, and look! Somebody at Amazon must clearly have been listening to us, as the uber-retailer has the following Atlus-published titles up for sale: Rondo of Swords -- $19.99 Draglade -- $1...

July 8th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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There's certainly no shortage of researchers working on printable electronics these days, but a group from the EU-funded CONTACT project is now boasting of a "major step" towards being able to print electronics on everyday materials. At the moment, they seem to be focused primarily on printing orga...

July 5th 2008 at 5:02am 0 Comments
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It doesn't matter what Apple says, a touchable strip of letters isn't the civilized way to navigate through a few hundred (maybe even a few thousand, if you're a salesman or a renowned socialite) contacts on your phone. Seems they've realized the error of their ways, too, with a number of eagle-eye...

March 11th 2008 at 6:01am 0 Comments
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All this week, the DS Fanboy staff is letting you in on a few of their favorite titles. Each day, a different member of the staff will present their personal top five DS games along with a snapshot of their gaming paraphernalia and habits, in an effort to provide our readers with a little more inf...

April 20th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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There are many ways to contact us here at WoW Insider -- whether you want to send us a news tip or submit to one of our regular features, here's a breakdown of how to get in touch with us for your reference. Tips Got news? Send us a tip -- if it's newsworthy and we haven't already published it...

April 19th 2007 at 3:42pm 0 Comments