Where are you spending your tech dollars this holiday season?

By libertyc
November 5, 2012 // 7 Comments

Back in early October, I wrote about the coin jar my Beloved and I keep, which we cash in at the end of the year to buy ourselves a holiday present. Well, now the end of the year is approaching, and I have the fun task of deciding where to spend my share. He estimates we’ll have $300—$400 [...]

News Roundup: Stories You May Have Missed

By libertyc
September 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

¶ Hachette Looks Ahead After 8% Drop in Sales {Good E-Reader} ¶ Ownership in the Digital Age, Part 1 {Dear Author} ¶ Print Version of Nintendo Gamer Folds {Nintendo World Report} ¶ Amazon, Online Retailers Start Collecting Pa. Sales Tax {NewsWorks} ¶ UK’s Boxette Wants to Put [...]

Handheld game console manufacturers considering adding 3G, Japanese carrier says

By libertyc
July 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Japanese wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo has said it is in talks with video game console manufacturers about adding 3G connectivity to future generations of handheld consoles. Though NTT DoCoMo declined to identify which companies it was talking to, there are really [...]

Nintendo e-book plans for 3DS handheld

By libertyc
June 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

We’ve written a fair amount on various different apps and carts that can turn the Nintendo DS into an e-book reader. Now Electric Pig has an article about Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata talking about possible e-book plans for the new Nintendo 3DS, at the Nintendo E3 keynote. Said Satoru, [...]

Next-generation Nintendo DS to feature high resolution, accelerometer—great for e-book reading?

By libertyc
March 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

New information has come to light about the next generation of Nintendo hand-held game console, to be unveiled at E3 in June. Most interestingly for e-book readers, the screens are going to have much higher resolution than the current generation and will be essentially contiguous, with no space [...]

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