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Xbox 360 Holds 45% of U.S. Console Market, Sold 277,000 Units in July, NPD

The latest July 2011 NPD data revealed that Microsoft’s gaming console, “Xbox 360 led the U.S. console market for the seventh consecutive month and has sold more units in the U.S. than any other console for 13 of the past 14 months.”

Though the video-game console and software market …

Nintendo ‘Wii U’ 6.2-inch Wii Touch Tablet Unveiled

Nintendo today at the E3 expo debuted its newest piece of gaming hardware, “Wii U,” a touchscreen tablet and game controller that takes the dual-screen gaming concept of the DS and applies it to the television.

“Wii U includes a 6.2″ touchscreen tablet with dual analog circle …

LaCie Tank Armour Protects Your ‘Digital Camera, HDD, Nintendo DS Lite, DSi’ and More!

LaCie announced a resilient new hard drive case that protects hard drives against hazardous situations — the “LaCie Tank,” design by Neil Poulton. An ideal fit for 2.5″ HDDs, the LaCie Tank is strong enough to drop in a suitcase or shipping box and accessible enough to use every day.

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Google Acquires Widevine DRM Sreaming Video Provider

Google announced it has acquired “Widevine,” a Seattle-based company that has focused on DRM and security for streaming internet media for the last decade.

One of the big selling points of Widevine‘s technology is that it’s cross-platform with a special focus on mobile and non-PC-based media consumption; so it can …

Google Lists Most Clicked Searches for AdWords Product Listing Ads Over the Holiday Weekend

In November, Google launched “Product Listing Ads,” which lets you easily promote products from your Merchant Center account on Google.com. In the past few weeks, Google reports of having seen advertisers promote over 150 million unique products using Product Listing Ads.

Curious to see what people were clicking on …

Xbox 360 gains while other segments of industry struggle

Microsoft Xbox 360 posted sales of 240,600 units, up from about 220,000 units a year ago. The Xbox 360 version of the game “Prototype” was the top seller in the U.S. for the month, with 420,000 copies sold. The U.S. video-game industry overall posted sales of $1.17 billion in hardware, software and accessories for the month. …

Nintendo reports pirated countries to USTR

In a report to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), the body specializing in international trade agreements, Nintendo listed six countries: China, Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, and Paraguay as major bastions, where piracy of the Wii and DS are out of control. The main …

Nintendo DSi game console; launching on April 5 in US

Nintendo DSi handheld gaming console will be released on April 5 in the US. The DSi has been available in Japan since November, and within the first two days 170,779 units were sold, amounting to more than 85% of the initial shipment, according to Enterbrain. To connect to Wi-Fi to use …