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Rumor: Apple Preparing iPod Touch With Camera, Microphone

According to a “well connected source” in the Wired camp, Apple has been hard at work churning out next-gen iPod Touch models with integrated cameras and microphones. Rumors have swirled that the iPod Touch will come with …

Bethesda has designed iPhone versions of Fallout 3 Bethesda has designed iPhone versions of Fallout 3

Bethesda software has annouce plains to bring the Fallout series to smaller screens, the iPhone more specifically. The only problem is that they just haven’t figured out how to pull it off yet.

Sony announces new Motion Controller, aiming for spring 2010 launch

Sony announce and demonstrated a new motion controller at E3 2009 press conference, Sony show off tech demos of their upcoming motion controller, the two-part controller due out in spring of next year.

Microsoft unveils Zune HD, Zune marketplace headed to Xbox 360 [update]

Microsoft has finally confirm the Zune HD, with Microsoft confirming the handheld media device’s existence and it’s intent to go head to head or “touchscreen-to-touchscreen” with the iPod Touch this fall. Engadget has full details on the new Zune, including the announcement that Microsoft is doing away with the current Xbox Live video marketplace in favor of the Zune marketplace.

Windows 7 hardware tax unveiled. Surprised?

According to Microsoft, minimum hardware specs for running Win 7 are as follows: 1GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB of disc space for 32-bit version, 20GB for 64-bit version and a DirectX9-compliant graphics card. This means almost every PC manufactured after September 2002 should run Windows 7 - something that we haven’t seen in the past. If this is true, owners of older computers can delay the purchase of their machine until they are able to save up for the DirectX11-compliant, multi-core computer.

Second phase of Microsoft staff cuts start today Second phase of Microsoft staff cuts start today

According to an internal email seen by CNET, the second round of Microsoft layoffs begin today, part of the 5,000 in job cuts promised by the company in January. Back then, we were hopeful that solid Xbox performance would help spare the gaming division that until we heard about the shuttering of ACES and the dissolution of the Gamerscore Blog team.

Apple Snags Former Xbox European Xbox Operations Exec

Apple has picked up Richard Teversham, a senior Executive from Microsoft’s European Xbox operations, ending his 15 years of service to Redmond. Some press accounts assume that Teversham’s role may lie in beefing up the games scene on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Apple is trying to work it way in the cutthroat arena of video games, the growing popularity of iPhone and iPod Touch software and some executive poaching from the ranks of Microsoft’s Xbox division might suggest the gadget specialist is looking to extend the gaming reach of its handheld platforms

BlackBerry Curve outsells iPhone: according to research group

Research in Motion Ltd’s BlackBerry Curve moved past Apple Inc’s iPhone in the first quarter to become the best-selling consumer smartphone in the U.S., research group NPD said on Monday.