One of the rumored features coming to the Xbox 360 spring 2011 dashboard update is PayPal support. Is this something you guys and dolls care about? In light of the PlayStation Network hack job, some gamers are especially wary about storing their credit card information on their consoles. PayPal, with its renowned buyer protection, might make console owners feel a bit safer. What say you?
What 2011 summer blockbusters are you looking forward to? Which ones are you on the fence about? Which giant movies are you definitely not going to see? Let’s all catch The Smurfs together!!! Anyone…
Lady Gaga is teaming up with Zynga to expand her reach through the use of social gaming. Coming soon are GagaVille and Words with Gaga. I’m pretty sure you can figure out what those games are. In case you can’t, here are some wise words from VentureBeat’s “Dancing” Dean Takahashi:
On May 17, Zynga will launch GagaVille, a neighboring farm in Zynga’s FarmVille game. This will be a Gaga-inspired farm inside the game which will showcase Lady Gaga’s style and themes from her albums and videos. It
Google kicked off its Google I/O 2011 developer conference with a keynote full of announcements. Some were exciting, some were interesting, some were meh. Here are some random thoughts on today’s announcements. Of course I want to hear what you have to say about them as well. Let’s get to it!
Android Ice Cream Sandwich — The next major version of Android will be called Ice Cream Sandwich. It will combine the phone features of Gingerbread and the tablet features of Honeycomb into one mobile operating system for all devices. … continued
In case you didn’t know, Microsoft has just purchased Skype for $8.5-billion (cash!!!). Skype allows for audio and video communication using voice over IP technology (VoIP). The company plans to implement Skype in its Kinect and Xbox 360 products. Here’s a clip from the press release:
Skype will support Microsoft devices like Xbox and Kinect, Windows Phone and a wide array of Windows devices, and Microsoft will connect Skype users with Lync, Outlook, Xbox Live and other communities. Microsoft will continue to invest in and support Skype clients on non-Microsoft
T-Mobile is holding a sweet contest that could snag you an LG G2X and a trip to E3 2011. Dubbed “The Battle for E3″, I’m fairly certain that the contest doesn’t contain any physical battling. Instead, you’ll have to post a short video on T-Mobile’s Facebook page and let the fans decide if you’re worthy to win. Here are some official details:
T-Mobile is introducing “Battle for E3” – an opportunity for consumers to compete for the ultimate T-Mobile gaming phone, the G2x, and a trip to this year’s E3