This is part of IEEE Spectrum’s special report on the battle for the future of the social Web. The hottest trend in gaming isn't aliens or wizards. It's something more down to earth. The grass is green. Guitar chords drift lazily from a front porch. And the crops are ready … [Read more...] about Facebook vs. Google: Game On
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I’ve been an Android user for over a year now, but last week I was parsing through news of iOS6 just as breathlessly as ever. What conclusions about the upcoming iPhone 5 could we tease out of its software? Were there any new killer apps? In other words, will the iPhone 5 … [Read more...] about What the iPhone 5 needs to drive me back into the arms of Apple
After all the mixed emotions surrounding the introduction of 3D TV and ESPN’s announcement to broadcast in the format, I’ve yet to cast my ballot on watching sports this way. Sure, I’ve spent the extra five bucks to see a Pixar movie or two (I saw Toy Story 3 … [Read more...] about Do I really want to watch sports on a 3D TV?
Nintendo just announced the latest hardware variation in the 3DS family: The New 2DS XL. Unlike the original 2DS, which is best known for resembling a slice of cake, the New 2DS XL features the clamshell design found on the 3DS and the DS before that. The … [Read more...] about Nintendo realizes no one needs or wants 3D, reveals the affordable 2DS XL
When Sony announced its first OLED television earlier this year, TV reviewers across the globe began plotting OLED TV battles. After several years as the sole brand with an OLED TV on the market, LG finally had some competition. What’s more, the OLED panel in Sony’s … [Read more...] about LG OLED vs. Sony OLED: The two best TVs you can buy face off