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Every Monday, Scott Andrews contributes Officers' Quarters, a column about the ins and outs of guild leadership. He is the author of The Guild Leader's Handbook, available now from No Starch Press. In these lean times, guilds need to put up with quite a bit in order to keep a viable raiding rost...

May 9th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Every Monday, Scott Andrews contributes Officers' Quarters, a column about the ins and outs of guild leadership. He is the author of The Guild Leader's Handbook, available now from No Starch Press. As interest in WoW declines and guilds finds themselves once again facing six months or more of ra...

April 25th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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I guess when you're the big guy in town, everybody paints a target on your back. First, Apple and AT&T were sued for the data plan change on the iPad, and now another class action lawsuit about the iPad is underway in California, claiming that the tablet overheats way too quickly when held or p...

July 30th 2010 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Every Monday Scott Andrews contributes Officers' Quarters, a column about the ins and outs of guild leadership."You're on standby tonight." No one wants to hear these words when a raid is forming. It's aggravating, frustrating, and downright depressing sometimes. This week's e-mail comes from a play...

August 17th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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In an effort to lower subscriber energy bills as well as throw Mother Earth a bone, Sky is reportedly rolling out a software update to its set-top-boxes that will enable an automatic standby feature. In short, the update will force boxes that go unused for four hours during the day into standby, an...

January 18th 2009 at 8:08pm 0 Comments
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During the run-up to CES, we heard through the grapevine that eco-friendly and well-connected HDTVs were going to be all the rage in early January, and so far, those premonitions are spot on. Sony's new BRAVIA VE5 line sucks down around 40% less power than many of the company's other LCD HDTV mode...

January 7th 2009 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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During the run-up to CES, we heard through the grapevine that eco-friendly and well-connected HDTVs were going to be all the rage in early January, and so far, those premonitions are spot on. Sony's new BRAVIA VE5 line sucks down around 40% less power than many of the company's other LCD HDTV mode...

January 7th 2009 at 6:49pm 0 Comments
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Ugh, what have we started? After showing you that Chinese cellphone with a reported 1-year standby, Solomobi returns with yet another dubious discovery from China. How does 666 days of standby tickle your noxious, soul eating fancy? This dual-SIM, GSM900 / DCS1800 candybar with 3.0-inch display is...

March 20th 2008 at 4:29am 0 Comments