Entries in 'technology' (37)

TWICE Europe goes daily

TWICE Europe goes daily

TWICE Europe – the newsletter for the European consumer electronics trade – will now go straight to your inbox every single weekday.

on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:25AM in News
Ultimate trade guide Sourcebook available now

Ultimate trade guide Sourcebook available now

This year’s edition of Sourcebook, the essential guide to agencies and service companies working in games, technology and entertainment, is out now.

on Jul 26th 2013 at 9:46AM in News
The three operating systems and improved controllers that power Xbox One

The three operating systems and improved controllers that power Xbox One

Microsoft has detailed the key tech innovations that will power the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2013 at 6:32PM in News
Xbox 360 isn't maxed out yet, Gears of War dev argues

Xbox 360 isn't maxed out yet, Gears of War dev argues

Xbox 360 may be currently in what we suspect to be the last year of its life, but developers People Can Fly and Epic reckon there’s more juice waiting to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2013 at 1:12PM in News

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New tech ditches rumble for electric shocks

New tech ditches rumble for electric shocks

Future smartphones could ditch traditional rumble tech in favour of a new system built around electric shocks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Next-gen claxon alert! Crytek says Crysis 3 is maxing out Xbox 360 and PS3

Next-gen claxon alert! Crytek says Crysis 3 is maxing out Xbox 360 and PS3

Xbox 360 and PS3 have little left to offer, from a technical perspective at least.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2012 at 9:21AM in News
EA declares the death of stereoscopic 3D games... again

EA declares the death of stereoscopic 3D games... again

Remember that time when they told you that stereoscopic 3D was THE next big thing in gaming? They lied.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2012 at 3:59PM in News
GameStop: Next-gen consoles WON'T block pre-owned

GameStop: Next-gen consoles WON'T block pre-owned

Industry insight or wishful thinking? Global games retail giant GameStop believes that the PS4 and Xbox 720 won’t incorporate pre-owned blocking technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 3:58PM in News

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Kinect to help UK satellites dock in space

Kinect to help UK satellites dock in space

Technology taken from Microsoft’s Kinect is being used to help two future UK satellites dock whilst in orbit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2012 at 11:07AM in News
Sony hints at super-HD, haptic and sensor tech for PS4

Sony hints at super-HD, haptic and sensor tech for PS4

The PlayStation 4 could feature super-hi-res 8k output, haptic touch feedback and Kinect-like sensor functionality, according to SCE’s executive VP of technology and CTO Masaaki Tsuruta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2012 at 1:11PM in News
OPINION: Time to invest in the next generation

OPINION: Time to invest in the next generation

My son, only 17 months old, knows how to turn on my iPhone, he’s seen me use it so much.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 2:38PM in News
iPad tops US Christmas wish lists

iPad tops US Christmas wish lists

Apple has seemingly conquered the hearts and minds of US consumers this Christmas ahead of the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2011 at 10:31AM in News

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Cloud tech hinted for next Xbox

Cloud tech hinted for next Xbox

Cloud technologies could have an important role to play in the future of Xbox, an executive at Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 12:35PM in News
HMV opens dedicated tech shop

HMV opens dedicated tech shop

Having enjoyed in-store success with its technology offering, HMV has now opened its first dedicated technology store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 11:58AM in News
Western publishers looking beyond IP

Western publishers looking beyond IP

The value of IP is already very well understood, but one firm has claimed that games publishers in the West are slowly catching up with their Eastern counterparts by taking ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2011 at 10:49AM in News
Remote Play demoed for PS Vita

Remote Play demoed for PS Vita

Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida has demonstrated PlayStation Vita’s ability to play games streamed directly from a PS3.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2011 at 10:43AM in News

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Analyst says MS is concerned about PS3 tech advantage

Analyst says MS is concerned about PS3 tech advantage

An analyst has backed up the claims by Sony exec Rob Dyer that Microsoft’s strategic decisions are currently designed to protect what is being regarded as the technological disadvantage being ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2011 at 9:55AM in News
HMV fast forwards expanded technology offer

HMV fast forwards expanded technology offer

After a turbulent year to date, retailer HMV has announced that it is to “fast-forward” its efforts to increase its presence in the technology market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2011 at 12:17PM in News
MS investigating asynchronous, cross-platform gaming

MS investigating asynchronous, cross-platform gaming

Microsoft will at a conference next month discuss the possibility of asynchronous online gaming across multiple platforms including Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2011 at 3:05PM in News
E3 2011: Carmack: Creativity more important than graphics

E3 2011: Carmack: Creativity more important than graphics

Genius development engineer John Carmack has admitted that Rage has taken his studio longer than he would have liked, and put the delay down to its drive for top tier ...

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jun 9th 2011 at 3:24PM in News
3D: Are we there yet?

3D: Are we there yet?

Bringing glasses-based 3D to the masses is not a new phenomenon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 3:14PM in News
Comet man joins HMV as tech chief

Comet man joins HMV as tech chief

HMV has recruited Ewan Pinder as head of technology.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 8:59AM in News
3D TV tracking ahead of HD

3D TV tracking ahead of HD

Japanese technology giant Panasonic has claimed that 3D TV is already tracking ahead of HD TV sets when it comes to comparable unit sales at this point in the tech's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2011 at 11:51AM in News
UK says no to 3D TV this Christmas

UK says no to 3D TV this Christmas

Any hopes of 3D TV being high on consumer’s Christmas wish lists this year appear to have vanished as a new survey suggests that the appetite for the technology in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2010 at 10:54AM in News
James Cameron slams 3D TV tech

James Cameron slams 3D TV tech

One of the leading lights of the 3D entertainment movement has said that the current problems dogging the 3D TV market – i.e. the need to wear glasses – mean ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 3:45PM in News