Microsoft on Wednesday said its “Halo 3″ video game had $170 million in sales on its first day, easily surpassing its predecessor, 2004′s “Halo 2,” which racked up $125 million in the first day.
Britain’s telecommunications regulator Ofcom launched a consultation on Wednesday to chart the country’s move to a super-fast broadband network needed to keep it internationally competitive.
Sony sold about 250,000 units of the new version of the PlayStation Portable in Japan in the four days since its launch, a game magazine publisher said on Wednesday, roughly matching total Japanese sales of the original PSP in the two months through August.
Sharp said it would launch a Blu-ray high-definition DVD recorder with a 1-terabyte hard disk drive (HDD), the world’s largest storage capacity on any Blu-ray recorder, as it competes with the HD DVD camp.
If you are in Sudan it is a “missed call.” In Ethiopia it is a “miskin” or a “pitiful” call. In other parts of Africa it is a case of “flashing,” “beeping” or in French-speaking areas “bipage.”
Microsoft has cemented its reputation among hardcore gamers with the launch of alien shoot-out “Halo 3,” but it is still struggling to attract the mass market audience that has flocked to Nintendo’s Wii console.
Samsung kept its position as the world’s leading maker of televisions in the second quarter thanks to its strength in LCD (liquid crystal display) TVs, research firm iSuppli said on Tuesday.
Apple said on Monday that programs available on the Internet that allow the iPhone to be used with other service providers besides AT&T’s Cingular network can irreparably damage the device.
Sales of next-generation DVD players are not seen as likely to take off for another 18 months as consumers are still waiting for prices to fall and for the battle over two competing technologies to be resolved.
News Corp’s Fox Interactive Media said on Monday it plans to launch advertising-supported versions of its popular Internet social network MySpace and other properties for free on cell phones.
Europeans’ interest in watching mobile television is as tiny as cellphone screens, a new study showed on Monday, even though the industry has been buzzing about offering TV on handsets for years.
In a move aimed at chipping away at Hewlett-Packard Co’s dominance, Xerox on Monday launched a system promising to slash the cost of color printing for high-volume users willing to pay more initially for machines.
Dell said on Monday it would sell its latest range of personal computers through China’s largest electronics retailer, Gome Group.
Nvidia is rolling out a graphics microchip that will be embedded in the main collection of components that make up a personal computer, as the company goes toe to toe with Intel in the integrated graphics chip market.
“Halo 3,” the highly anticipated video game from Microsoft, won high praise on Sunday from game reviewers who gushed over the lush settings, cinematic feel and array of multiplayer features.
Italian designer Giorgio Armani has joined forces with Samsung Electronics to design a television and a mobile phone, along with other consumer electronics, the companies said on Sunday.
Intel Corporation announced the launch of an open source community project designed to meet the growing demands for increased energy efficiency across the computing spectrum spanning servers in data centers to personal mobile devices.
With a sleek stainless steel design, the Nokia 6301 phone launched today is not only stylish, but offers consumers seamless voice and data mobility across GSM cellular and WLAN networks via Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) technology.
Apple has release three games that work with the new iPod lineup.
With her tiny earphones and slim digital player, Jakarta office worker Mira Indriarti looks like any other young music lover — only she’s not listening to the latest tunes, but to a recording of the Koran.
Ifbot, the resident robot at a Japanese nursing home, can converse, sing, express emotions and give trivia quizzes to seniors to help with their mental agility. Yet the pale-green gizmo has spent much of the past two years languishing in a corner alone.
Sony Corp said on Thursday it would postpone the launch of its “Home” virtual community service for its PlayStation 3 game console to early next year, the latest setback in its video game battle with Microsoft Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd.
Intel, the world’s largest chipmaker, is on the verge of making its biggest push yet into mobile consumer electronics, seeking to replicate its success in mobile personal devices, as well as personal computers long before that.
Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group aim to develop a common technology for their future mobile networks that would allow their cell phone users to roam on each others’ services.