Monthly Archives: September 2012

Google’s “iLost” Motorola ad faked an address to “lose” iOS 6 Maps

Google’s Motorola Mobility subsidiary went looking for an address that didn’t actually exist in an effort to artificially portray Apple’s new iOS 6 Maps as deficient. In a marketing ploy not unlike Nokia’s faked camera shots to promote features of … Continue reading

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Apple’s A6 processor may be clocked at 1.3GHz

According to a newly-released build of benchmarking tool Geekbench, Apple’s A6 processor found in the iPhone 5 is clocked at around 1.3GHz, not 1.02GHz as originally reported. When the sixth-generation iPhone was released last week, reviews noted a substantial boost … Continue reading

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3D Realms seeking crowdfunding to get back into first-person shooters

Earth No More project revived on new “player-equity” site Gambitious. After over a decade of work on Duke Nukem Forever ended with the unceremonious firing of the game’s development team (and a critically panned release under replacement developer Gearbox), it … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Bugs Plaguing Microsoft, Intel CEO Said to Tell Staff- Bloomberg

Windows 8 Bugs Plaguing Microsoft, Intel CEO Said to Tell Staff Intel Corp. (INTC) Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 8 operating system is being released before it’s fully ready, a person who … Continue reading

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Apple A6 investigation shows highly customized dual-core, triple-GPU layout

There’s been a significant mystery lingering around the A6 processor found in the iPhone 5, even as it became clearer that Apple was veering further than usual from the basic ARM formula. A microscope-level inspection by Chipworks and iFixit is … Continue reading

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Ecco Creator to Meet with Sega About Franchise Revival

“Puttn’ the band back together,” Reads a Tweet Sega may not have much faith to keep Bayonetta in-house, but if remarks from Ecco the Dolphin creator Ed Annunziata on Twitter are to be believed, they’re willing to take a chance … Continue reading

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Sony: No price cut for older PS3s as redesign raises base price

Executive says consumers are tired of “weird price moves.” Sony When the PS3 “slim” model was introduced back in 2009, the hardware redesign came along with a $50 drop (to $300) for both the new hardware and the remaining stock … Continue reading

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