Category Archives: Nintendo


Google search updated its web experience for the English-speaking iPad users in the U.S. will now see a new, interactive experience when they search for restaurants, bars or other local places on Google.In addition to the regular search results, a "horizontal carousel" of local search results will now appear at the top of the page.For […]

YouTube App for Nintendo Wii brings the YouTube videos and channels to the gaming console in the U.S. and is available from the Nintendo Wii Shop Channel.The app uses 360p WebM video encoding to make video playback smooth. "With the largest install base of current generation consoles, YouTube on Wii is the largest deployment of […]

A NASA-funded Ph.D. student, Ken Mankoff, at the University of California, Santa Cruz, studying ice and ocean interactions using Microsoft's motion-sensing device the Xbox 360 Kinect.Images:1) Subglacial cave underneath Rieperbreen Glacier, Svalbard, Norway, with Mankoff, waterproof bag, Netbook running Ubuntu, and Kinect. Jason Gulley.2) A sample of the 3-D data from the Kinect's scan of […]

Netflix in a blog post announced of renaming and splitting their DVD-by-mail service into a new entity called "Qwikster," which will also include video games.Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that the move was prompted due to the two services (streaming and DVD-by-mail) slowly becoming two different businesses with different models and cost structures, "Qwikster will […]