CNN reports that an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter will be named 7307 Takei after Star Trek actor George Takei.
Author - Jerry Paxton
Joystiq has reported that the soundtrack to the PS3 disaster, Lair is available on iTunes. While the game sucked and sucked hard, the soundtrack is surprisingly good and epic.
Joystiq is reporting on another Blizzard-created in-game celebration, Oktoberfest. Blizzard gas created a multitude of beer inspired items for players to use such as ‘Eyesight Enhancing Romance Gogles’. They always have a great time with different holidays in-game.
1up has a preview of the upcoming game, SimCity Societies. Instead of focusing on detail-oriented city building, this time the game features a much more user-friendly system of focusing more on the social aspects of your city, not just the physical buildings themselves.
MSNBC reports that Verizon has released three new phones, including Voyager by LG Electronics which hopes to directly compete with the iPhone market. In addition to offering similar features, Voyager purportedly provides a faster wireless connection and boasts a full keyboard, something the iPhone lacks.
Joystiq is reporting on an interesting study that seems to suggest women’s spatial abilities increase more quickly than their male counterparts. Could this be all part of their plan of global domination?
Gizmodo has a video of Bill Gates talking about the next Zune models and their new features. Listen to the Nerd King speak!
Engadget has posted the official info for the next generation of Zune media players from Microsoft. They will come in two categories, those with hard drives and those with flash memory. The hard drive Zune will be the ‘Zune 80’ and has 80Gb of storage (a good step up from the 30Gb current model). The flash drives will come in an 8Gb and 4Gb model and will be much smaller than their hard drive brethren. In other news the current generation Zune, soon to be dubbed the ‘Zune 30’ will be privy to the software updates that will go into the new models, giving old Zune owners alot to look forward to.
Wired has posted a story on a group of folks who have founded a new sect of Jedi in Lower Manhattan. These folks get up, go to Starbucks every Tuesday morning, then proceed to a local dance studio to begin their lightsabre training…Yeah…
Gamespot has posted their review of The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass for the Nintendo DS. They give it a 9.0 editor’s choice rating. I have not played it yet but will GameFly it soon after reading that.