Daily Archive: June 21, 2010

iOS 4 is out (UPDATE: Horrible noises) 5

iOS 4 is out (UPDATE: Horrible noises)

As of about 11AM PST this morning, the new iOS 4 was available for download via iTunes. I plugged in my iPhone 3GS, hit “Check for updates” and gave it a whirl. It took about 20 to 30 minutes to do the entire process. That included backing up (8GB), downloading, updating some apps, installing new OS, backing up again, etc.

Price Drops on eBook Readers 4

Price Drops on eBook Readers

Amazon just (as in a few minutes ago) dropped the price of the Kindle 2 to $189. This seems to be in retaliation to Barnes & Nobles dropping the price of the Nook to $199. Previously, both devices were $259. Barnes and Nobles also offers a WiFi only version for $149 which has given credence to the (as yet unsubstantiated) rumors that Amazon is working on a WiFi only version...

Review: Mass Effect 2: Overlord 2

Review: Mass Effect 2: Overlord

Last Monday (14 June 2010), BioWare released a demo for Mass Effect 2 (and yes this is a demo for a game that has been out for awhile) on both Xbox 360 and PC. Additionally, the price recently decreased from release day standard $60 to $40, so now if you haven’t played the game, you can try the demo and then only need $40 to get the full game. On...