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This week's Crowfall character creation screenshot was pretty and all, but it was the unassuming "hunger resistance" stat down in the statistics panel that caught my eye. A huge fan of cooking and food mechanics in games, I was simultaneously excited and concerned over the inclusion. I have seen hu...

January 16th 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Responsive Surface Technology (ReST) is taking sleep tracking to its logical conclusion with its smart bed. The ReST bed, which debuted today at CES, features a proprietary smart fabric and sensors to track your sleep habits, and it uses that data to make sure the bed stays comfortable as you toss...

January 6th 2015 at 4:47pm 0 Comments
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In the past couple of installments of TUAW's productivity tips, I've discussed a number of ways to keep you focused on your tasks. Managing those tasks will be the next big-picture topic, but this week I wanted to keep it short and simple, just like your breaks should be. Yes, you should take b...

April 23rd 2013 at 2:10pm 0 Comments
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Parking in Paris is a nightmare. No, it's worse -- it's bad enough to keep you awake at night, worrying that your precious machine will be scratched up or simply missing the next morning. Nokia, at least, is trying to make things a little easier with an upcoming service it's just calling Nokia Par...

September 28th 2012 at 8:21pm 0 Comments
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If you, like me, have a whole lot of warriors (or some other classes, if you're into that kind of thing) that you'll be needing to get to 90 at some point, remember that any current alts you may have will need to be logged on and moved to an inn or capital city in order to start gaining rested st...

September 24th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Every week, Raid Rx will help you quarterback your healers to victory! Your host is Matt Low, the grand poohbah of World of Matticus and a founder of Plus Heal, a discussion community for healers of all experience levels and interests. Catch his weekly podcast on healing, raiding and leading, the...

March 26th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The time is now -- Final Fantasy XIV's sweeping patch 1.21 is going live. That means players can experience the new Job system, do battle in two new instanced dungeons, and relax in their new private rooms. The patch notes make it clear that as with most of the game's patches, there's a lot going...

March 8th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The focus that Nexon has pushed with Vindictus has been one of non-stop, no-holds-barred action. While that's not a bad thing in any sense, it does lead one to wonder if there will be anything but the non-stop slaughter to deal with. As it turns out, there will be a feature in the game not just all...

October 4th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The New York Times has picked up the scare-story baton again, this time citing two pieces of research that supposedly indicate we're spending too much time jacked into our electronic devices. The University of California, San Francisco, has come out with some data showing that the brain needs "down...

August 30th 2010 at 6:27am 0 Comments
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So I've talked recently about life as an RPer, and how we seem to interact with our characters just a bit differently. Sometimes, whether we like it or not, a certain character and their back story just grab hold and won't let go, and we find ourselves coming back again and again, just to see where...

July 3rd 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Firstly, I would like to apologize for the image at right, which is really not directly related. However, the only thing I could think when seeing the battlegroup name was Helium going "Miiiisewy" -- watch these flash videos, especially the first one, and understand.Now that's out of the way, here's...

May 30th 2008 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Today's One Shots is another wonderfully colorful shot or Lord of the Rings Online from Jose, who sent in a few different pictures for us to share with you. As today is Sunday, we thought it would be nice to share with you a sunny picture of a traveler enjoying some rest that Jose took for us. We c...

March 30th 2008 at 2:09pm 0 Comments