1 in 3 streamed TV online over last year to feel ‘less lonely’
The Simpsons pay tribute to Minecraft
We've known for some time now that Minecraft is a phenomenon – but now we've proof in the form of what is perhaps the ultimate accolade: A Simpsons parody. In the episode that aired in America last night, the entire…
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to guest star on The Simpsons
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is to guest star in the milestone 500th episode of The Simpsons. Approached by casting director Bonnie Pietila after Simpsons creator Matt Groening found that Assange was looking to be on the show, Assange recorded his…
Schools using Grand Theft Auto to teach right from wrong
Grand Theft Auto games are always coming under fire from moral pressure groups for being too violent, but here's a story to turn the whole argument on its head. Primary school children in eight Merseyside schools are being shown images…
EA's Need For Speed, Spore Creatures and the Simpsons headed to the iPhone
EA have today announced that it plans to release versions of three of its flagship gaming properties onto the iPhone. Need For Speed Shift, Spore Creatures and the Simpsons Arcade represent months of EA honing their skills developing for the…
Opinion: Downloading a pirated copy of The Simpsons Movie shot with a mobile phone? Madness!
You have to feel sorry for the 21-year-old Aussie who was arrested this weekend for bootlegging The Simpsons Movie using his mobile phone, before uploading it to the internet. He probably just wanted to see if the mobile manufacturers’ promises of ‘DVD-quality video recording’ were true.
Daily Tech Hotlinks for 10-Jul-07: Second Life, Simpsons video game, Yahoo's Mosh, Photobucket, iPhone
– Tetsuya Mizuguchi, creator of Lumines and Rez, is developing a Virtual Tokyo for Second Life (1up)
– Matt Groening to be final boss in new Simpsons video game (Slashdot)…
Tech Digest's Robot World Cup: Round 1
Forget the football World Cup. It’s not as if England are ever going to win it again after all. No, the only World Cup worth caring about is Tech Digest’s Robot World Cup, where we’re pitching 64 of the planet’s best bots into a knockout competition to find out who’s best.
Will ad-funded TV streams kill off the video download market?
Stuart Dredge writes…
There’s no shortage of big firms trying to sell us video downloads, including Apple and Microsoft. In theory, they should be pushing at an open door. Faster broadband connections are more widespread, devices like Apple TV make it easy to watch these downloads on our proper TVs, and more people have video iPods or PMPs to watch these vids on the go, too.