The video game industry has remained pretty constant since the 1980s. The names of the big players may change periodically, but the business model hasn’t. Currently, Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft compete to make the most powerful and innovative gaming consoles, often commanding only slim profits or even selling consoles for a loss. Once gamers choose [...]
A Really Great App, Poorly Executed Even before I tested Can I Stream It?, its developer, Urban Pixels, won points from me for the app name. Sure, Can I Stream It? (CISI) won’t be easily verbified like Googling or Facebooking, but it lets you know what the app does: type in the name of a [...]
Will 2013 be the year of the Steam Box? Depends on which end of the hype you’re on. According to one version, Valve is poised to launch its popular Steam distribution platform on a compact gaming PC to compete head-to-head with next-gen consoles by Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. According to another version, we don’t really [...]
Created by Connect Your Home. Here’s an interesting look at how DVRs are changing the way we watch TV. Today, more than 45% of cable TV subscribers have DVRs and 35% have more than 1 DVR. What’s that mean for how we’re watching TV? Take a look.