The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers, which decides on the availability of new web addresses, will re-consider a proposal to create an internet domain suffix for adult websites.
ICM Registry has proposed that there should be “.xxx” top-level domain for adult websites instead of “.com”.
The net’s governing body ICANN had previously agreed to .xxx suffix for the adult sites, but it protests from the conservative groups forced it to retreat.
United States’ leading electronics retailer Best Buy has teamed up with Japan’s Panasonic Corp. to exclusively sell its first 3D TV home-entertainment system bundle in the US.
The bundle, which costs $2,899.99 in total, includes a 50-inch plasma 3D Viera set, a Blu-ray based disc player and viewing glasses.
The bundle was made available for purchase on Wednesday via Minneapolis-based Best Buy's Magnolia Home Theater unit.
Virgin Media has confirmed that it would bring TiVo software to its set top boxes in the UK later this year.
The return of the vastly popular American digital video recorder to the UK will help Virgin in developing its next-generation set-top boxes.
Choosing video on demand services or boxed sets will become a lot easier with TiVo service. As the the two firms will try to combine online video on demand services like YouTube and BBC iPlayer with conventional programming and DVR capabilities.
Mobile phone industry experts are busy in guessing which UK mobile phone operator will become Apple’s partner for the launch of its iPad.
Apple executives are in the UK to decide which mobile phone network in the country will take on its iPad.
Some reports suggest that three big networks in the UK viz. O2, Orange and Vodafone may get a chance to launch Apple’s iPad tablet as Apple is expected to choose more than one network provider for its new device.
Brits spent around 195 million pounds on massive multiplayer online games during last year, figures from Today's Gamers MMO Focus Report revealed.
As per the report, British players spend an average 10.50 pounds per month on MMOs. This is despite the fact that only 38 per cent of the British players pay to play MMO games, while the rest of the players opt for free online games.
Player from Germany and France spent 165 pounds and 145 pounds respectively in 2009.
South Korea’s LS has introduced its new Cookie Fresh GS290 smartphone, featuring a 3-inch WQVGA touchscreen display.
The Cookie Fresh GS290, which will hit the UK stores from the start of April, will allow social networking via Myspace, Facebook and Twitter integration.
The new handset is equipped with a decent 2 mega pixel camera and comes in 10 different colors including, pink, blue, purple and silver.
EEE PC 1005PR, the most recent netbook from Asus, has been designed to satisfy all netbook enthusiasts.
Asus’ new device come with a new feature called Super Hybrid Technology that presents a battery life of 11 hours under normal usage.
EEE PC 1005PR can handle 720p High Definition owing to a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 resolution display. It is also equipped with a Broadcom BCM 70015 HD Decoder.
Stuart Black, the creator of 2006 shooter Black, has revealed that Black Sequel was in production at EA.
The man behind the Black also announced Codemasters' brand new game called Bodycount that will hit the Xbox 360 and the PS3 in early next year.
It was informed that Bodycount was under production at Codemasters' new Guildford studio, which would make use of EGO Game Technology platform to create the new game.
Bodycount has been described as "The Ultimate Shooter" in the Xbox magazine.
Search giant Google's Streetview technology will cover almost all the streets and roads in the UK, providing their 360-degree images via Google in both rural and urban areas.
Last year, Google had launched Streetview in 25 cities in the UK, covering around 12 per cent of country's streets and roads. Since then the company has been surveying the rest of the UK to cover all the country.
The service has already covered the whole of France, Spain, Italy and the US.
Mobile phone service provider O2 has said that a price listing on its website showing fees for iPhone video calls was actually a mistake.
Clarifying O2’s stance, a spokesperson for the company said, “The iPhone section of our website states video calling is charged at the same price as voice calls. We can confirm that this was listed in error.”
Sky has announced that it would showcase its 3D TV service at the Westfield shopping centre in London on March 12.
All visitors will be provided with polarising glasses to watch the 3D demo, which will include Arsenal's game against Manchester United. Visitors will also get a chance to watch tennis, football and boxing matches in full 3D service.
The broadcaster will give a chance to shopers to participate in a competition to win a 3D-ready TV set, a Sky+ HD box plus a subscription to Sky's top level TV pack.
After the great success of HTC Hero, the Taiwanese firm has come up with a new smartphone named the HTC Legend.
The beautiful, well designed HTC Legend boasts of its 3.2-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. It offers a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels and the Sense UI and Android make good use of the display.
The new handset is powered by the Android 2.1 Éclair operating system.
The HTC Legend, which weighs 135g, has an aluminium body with dimensions of 112 x 56.3 x 11.5mm.
Apple advertised its much-anticipated iPad tablet for the first time during last night's 2010 Academy Awards telecast.
The company aired the iPad commercial after last week's announcement the iPad would go on sale on in the US on April 3. In the rest of the world, the device is expected to be released in late April.
In the US, the iPad will be available with a price tag of $499. Only WiFi model of the iPad will be made available from April 3. WiFi and 3G model will hit the stores later in april.
LucasArts is reportedly busy in making a sequel of Monkey Island 2, after enjoying the success of the special edition of The Secret of Monkey Island.
The sequel Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge is expected to come with improved voice acting and graphics.
Monkey Island 2, which was released in 1991, was a great success. It was a story of Guybrush Threepwood's attempt to find the treasure of Big Whoop and win back the affections of Elaine Marley.
The Aliens vs. Predator, the M-rated game, is based on the science-fiction called gorefests that was launched a few years back.
The Aliens vs. Predator, which is developed by Rebellion for Sega, allows one to play as humans, Aliens and Predators.
The new game is different from previous games. In the game a Marine sent to probe a distress signal a research base, a xenomorphs (Alien) try to escape captivity and free the queen of the hive from the human’s experiments. A Predator makes a search for some of his missing companions.
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