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Avid OnStar users received this here functionality a fortnight ago, and BMW owners have been bragging about it for years. But it looks as if the world's other automakers are finally coming around to one of life's undeniable facts: Google Maps is top-notch, and in almost every instance, trumps whatev...

July 14th 2010 at 12:19pm 0 Comments
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MTV Multiplayer has pointed out that, although GM's Pontiac line is slowly bleeding out as a casualty of the US economic downturn, Midway's Ubisoft's upcoming Vin Diesel vehicle, Wheelman, will still feature one of its rides: the Pontiac G8. Oh, and there's also a Saturn -- well, the Opel Astra --...

March 3rd 2009 at 6:05pm 0 Comments
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According to a recent report from the Virtual Worlds 2008 conference, Millions of Us, an advertising agency specializing in the production of marketing campaigns in virtual worlds, is already hard at work developing projects for Sony's Playstation 3-based Home. According to Millions of Us president...

April 6th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Spy Hunter, one of the great arcade games of the '80s, is given proper tribute in the amazing commercial found above. OK, ignore for 30 seconds that this is a Pontiac commercial and just bask in the awesomeness of it. The music, the look, the feel ... seriously, if we could focus on what car the com...

March 14th 2008 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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var digg_url =http://digg.com/tech_news/CBS_contractor_Electric_Sheep_Company_lays_off_1_3_staff; In a shocking blog entry today, Jeremy Flagstaff noted that the Electric Sheep Company has laid off approximately one-third of their staff, or about 22 people. It has been previously noted that ESC h...

December 17th 2007 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Want to be the first to play Halo 3? Want to see and experience Halo 3 in all its glory on an IMAX screen? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions then go and enter Pontiac's Be The First promotion. We say this only because you could win a ticket into a New York or San Francisco IMAX p...

September 7th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There are a few free theme and gamer picture downloads for our US and Canadian fanboys this weekend with both Mountain Dew and Pontiac offering up retail tie-in content. Available to US Xbox Live members is a free Mountain Dew Game Fuel gamer picture and theme and even though the theme is rather lam...

August 26th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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They've been embraced by major publishers. They've infected everything from first-person shooters and MMOs. They even occasionally served as the entire basis for a game's existence. Now, in-game advertising's inevitable extension is reaching into a new area -- Xbox Live Achievements.A quick skim do...

July 2nd 2007 at 12:40pm 0 Comments
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While you'd probably agree that having a perfect stranger tracking your car's every move is less than comforting, we certainly wouldn't mind the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention taking a peek at our status in case of a crash. In a recent deal between General Motors and the CDC, the company...

March 24th 2007 at 10:05am 0 Comments
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2K Sports, partnering with Pontiac, is hosting an online College Hoops 2K7 tournament. You'll have the chance to win numerous prizes including a Pontiac G5 GT, NCAA tournament tickets, and a trophy if you are the best of the best. The tournament is open to all Xbox Live members, registration and qu...

February 15th 2007 at 2:05pm 0 Comments