A hyper-stylish FPS, Severed Steel has a great core but lacks the coherence of a great shooter.
Assembling the structure.
Making Crescent Moons.
A judge on the International Trade Commission is recommending a ban on the import of popular SiRF GPS chips after accusations that the devices breach several Broadcom patents.
Attempts by Dell to trademark the term "cloud computing" have hit a pothole with the US Trademarks Office re-examining the application.
Apple has just been granted a patent on a method for enhancing the atmosphere of online shopping using a virtual environment that doesn't sound a million miles away from Second Life.
Seagate has filed suit against rival storage manufacturer STEC, claiming violation of patents it owns on the creation of solid-state devices.
Ultra Products, a PC power supply unit manufacturer, is claiming twenty-two companies are infringing its patent on modular power supplies.
Bill Watkins, CEO of Seagate, claims that his company has patents on SSD tech that could make it difficult for competitors.
Apple has filed for a patent covering a new iPhone incarnation which features a flip-out double-sided trackpad alongside an LCD display: could it be an iPhone Nano in the works?
Unknown company Implicit Networks has started legal proceedings against a raft of high-tech companies claiming infringement of their data conversion patent.
It's lawsuit time again and this time Nintendo and Sony are being sued by a company which claims the patent to the controller software.
Research in Motion has filed a patent for a new 'angular' keyboard designed to make text entry easier and faster on their flagship BlackBerry devices. It looks a little goofy, but it could just work...
Fearing that users aren't smart enough to know whether they're sending themselves deaf listening to music, Apple patents an automatic volume limiting system for iPods.
Rumours have been circulating about Sega making a new console, the Dreamcast 2. Sorry to burst your bubble, but it doesn't look like it's going to happen.
A Canadian-based IP firm called Wi-LAN has sued 22 companies, including manufacturers and retailers, for patent infringement.
The International Trade Commission is investigating patent infringements in the manufacture of HDDs. The result could be a ban on hard drive imports for some brands.
Apple is under fire as the iPhone's keyboard apparently infringes on a patent filed in August 2000.
You thought Vista was already pretty bad having dozens of services secretly calling home? How about an advertising framework that uses contextual data from your PC? This new patent from Microsoft could make things a whole lot worse.
Ubuntu's founder has officially put a stop to recent rumours saying that the distro is "next in line" for a deal with Microsoft.
Microsoft has filed a patent that signifies the company's intentions to introduce a modular operating system.
Nintendo and Microsoft have been taken to court over a controller patent infringement or two.
The FTC has found Rambus guilty of staging itself for a monopoly with patents, lies, and more than a couple lawsuits.
The Revolution, as with every other next-gen platform, will use displacement mapping. Nintendo have gone and patented some new hardware which optimises the technique.
Creative have launched a competitor to the iPod video, called the Zen Vision:M. They're not just after them in the stores though - there's talk of a lawsuit.
Creative have won a patent covering MP3 player interfaces for their Zen models which may also cover Apple's iPod. Microsoft also hold a patent that the iPod infringes on. Dark days for Cupertino Legal.
September 23 2021 | 09:05
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