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The latest version of iBooks (or possibly one of the previous versions -- we're not sure when this change went in) includes a helpful little update in it: iBooks now recognizes EPUB files, which means it can open those files directly from anywhere on your iPhone, from your email to a DropBox folde...

April 8th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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As you'll recall from yesterday, there was one small detail that stood out in Microsoft's announcement of a new preview program for the Xbox 360 -- namely, word that the latest system update would bring with it an "updated Xbox 360 disc format." That naturally prompted plenty of speculation, and Eur...

March 30th 2011 at 5:23pm 0 Comments
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Our first indication of a delivery date for the Gingerbread iteration of Android came way back in May when we were perusing the FAQ to Google's then newly announced WebM video format. There should be no expressions of shock, therefore, to hear that WebM support has indeed been added into Google's m...

February 23rd 2011 at 5:55am 0 Comments
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As of this morning, adventurers in World of Warcraft find the landscape has changed. Things we knew of and loved are changed irrevocably, and the land trembles at the oncoming nightmare soon to be revealed as Deathwing roams the land in Cataclysm. Last night, the world turned dark, and Massively re...

November 23rd 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been a few weeks since the launch of Aion's most recent addition, Assault on Balaurea, which has brought smiles to many a Daeva's face -- although it may not be the "shiny new things to do" happiness you quite expected. Indeed, as Format shows us in today's One Shots, something else snuck in o...

September 30th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple has a surprising ally in its campaign of apathy against Sony's Blu-ray disc format. Microsoft, of all companies, has also stepped out with a passive-aggressive stance against the standard, as UK head of Xbox gaming head Steven McGill says that "Blu-ray is going to be passed by as a format." He...

September 22nd 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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In Aion, players are getting ready for the upcoming Assault on Balaurea expansion, slated to hit the servers on September 7th. While some are planning to head for the public test realms in upcoming days, others are choosing to reroll their characters and get to leveling before the new content lands...

August 13th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Google's new web video standard seems to be gathering a bit of momentum, as today Firefox is following in the ultrafast steps of Chrome by offering built-in support for WebM video. Bugs are still being worked out, but the fundamentals are there, and we'll hopefully see all kinks ironed out in time...

June 10th 2010 at 1:26pm 0 Comments