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Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology. I think I figured out why we love to argue about technology. It came to me via the wisdom of my mom, not surprisingly. It started last Sunday, when I was at her hous...

September 19th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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ThinkFlood is best known for its universal remote control systems, but now it might become famous for something totally different: discovering a way to bring peace to the tiresome iOS/Android fanboy wars. Its new beta app for Android provides complete control over the company's RedEye and RedEye...

May 18th 2011 at 9:36am 0 Comments
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Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessarily reflect the views of Massively as a whole. If you're afraid of opinions other than your own, you might want to skip this column. Hey folks, welcome back to the Soapbox. Before I get started, l...

January 11th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessarily reflect that of Massively as a whole. If you're afraid of opinions other than your own, you might want to skip this column. Well golly, I think it's time for a bit of contrarian opinion regarding...

October 19th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Over the next week, Xbox Canada is searching for the biggest Halo fan across the Great White North. In order to enter the contest, fans must submit an image proving their Halo devotion to Xbox Canada's official Facebook fan page. The ultimate Canadian Halo fan will score a trip for two to the Halo...

September 9th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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While we at Joystiq like to be fashionably on time with our Game of the Year picks, our network of sites has already named some winners, and in case you've missed them: PS3 Fanboy Awards, now with one PSP category! More importantly, though, we've learned the staff is very good at making PSP an...

December 31st 2008 at 4:14pm 0 Comments
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We know Sony PlayStation fanboys/fangirls are the most hardcore followers out of all the console factions. So, when we caught whiff that MTV is looking for a real-life, honest-to-God, genuine, pure-bred "fanboy," well we thought that someone in the crowd of our readers could be -- dare we say it --...

November 7th 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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By a rather large margin, Penny Arcade's "The Unhorse" took the top spot in this week's webcomic wrapup. And we're sure all those voters were rooting for the horse, right? Right?Second and third places go to Fanboys and Digital Unrest, respectively. Thanks to everyone who voted, and be sure to let u...

June 5th 2008 at 7:50pm 0 Comments
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We're offended by the above joke. We tend to look up bunnies all the time, at odd moments, but we do not have A.D.D. Here are our picks for the week's best game-related webcomics; voting after the break. The Unhorse (Penny Arcade) I just wanted to play it again... (Extra Life) Fwooosh!...

June 1st 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Tim Harding has redeemed his score change. His one-half contribution to 2P Start's "Lego my statue" strip this week one-half earned him one-half of the award for the week's best game-related webcomic. Second and third place go to Fanboys Online – from a week prior but we tragically missed it...

May 21st 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments