Jared Maynard

Game Sales Plummet For Game Consoles

Nintendo, when you build a console that’s geared for kids this is what happens until Christmas. This should be expected since parents had to buy back to school supplies. As for the other consoles and PC games, they seem unaffected but those are bought by College Kids and Adults mostly.

Paypal Withholding €600,000 of Indie Game Dev's Money

Never seems to fail that Paypal finds their way back into the news. Who all thinks he should switch to using Google Checkout after this inconvenience?

FaceBook Beats Google As Time Waster

Another reason to block FaceBook in the workplace...

"In August, people spent a total of 41.1 million minutes on Facebook, comScore said, about 9.9 percent of their Web-surfing minutes for the month. That just barely surpassed the 39.8 million minutes, or 9.6 percent, people spent on all of Google Inc.'s sites combined, including YouTube, the free Gmail e-mail program, Google news and other content sites." | more

Firefox 4 JaegerMonkey Beta

Finally they have a beta release of FireFox with JaegerMonkey for Download.

Scientists Invent Tractor Beam

We're caught in the 3GM News tractor beam and it's pulling us in!!surprise

Apple Relaxes Restrictions on Development Tools

Finally the Apple hits Newton on the head.

"Apple today reversed its decision earlier in the year that barred developers from using rival programming tools, including one that has since been discontinued by Adobe, to build applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch." | more

Windows Phone 7 to launch Oct. 11

Now you can have all the fun of your PC on your Windows Phone 7! That's right you can install drivers that don't work, slow it down scanning for viruses and call Microsoft support center when you feel like upgrading.

Jack Thompson Tries to Block Medal of Honor

He’s back; it’s that Jack Thompson again trying to protect minors from those very bad video games. Someone must have forgot to tell him Medal of Honor is rated M (17+). I figure EA should make a video game about disbarred lawyers but he would probably sue to protect the kids.

Sony Makes Fun of Microsoft's Kinect

Sony talks a lot of smack.. If you ask me they are all trying to be like Nintendo.

"The site goes on to say that some people don't think gamers need buttons, taking an obvious jab at Microsoft. It then offers an example of gaming without buttons, indicating that sniping could be performed by turning your fingers into a makeshift gun. "Pew! Pew!" Butler teases." | more

FireFox Trampled by Google Chrome Performance

Still waiting on JägerMonkey...

"We were able to test Firefox 4.0 Beta 5 performance on a 13-inch Macbook running OS X 10.6.4 with an Intel Core 2 Duo 1.83GHz CPU and 2GB DDR2 667MHz memory. Unfortunately, the browser is doing worse than it has in previous benchmarks, and it still faces a tough uphill performance challenge in order to catch up to the likes of Google Chrome 6 Beta and Safari 5.0.2." | more

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