Link to EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

So much for hopes of a Dead Space sequel in the near...

Link to EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

So much for hopes of a Dead Space sequel in the near...

Link to EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

So much for hopes of a Dead Space sequel in the near...

Link to EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

So much for hopes of a Dead Space sequel in the near...

Link to Sony intros 17-inch VAIO E17 multimedia laptop, will offer the current E14P with a touchscreen

Sony intros 17-inch VAIO E17 multimedia laptop, will offer the current E14P with a touchscreen

If you cried when Sony discontinued its performance-heavy VAIO F Series, it looks like the company’s marketing team heard your complaints: Sony just announced the VAIO E17, the closet thing it’s had to a proper multimedia machine since discontinuing the F line. As the name...

Link to Sony announces 14-inch VAIO T14 Ultrabook, says it will offer the T13 with an optional touchscreen

Sony announces 14-inch VAIO T14 Ultrabook, says it will offer the T13 with an optional touchscreen

In case you haven’t noticed, Sony just announced pricing for all sorts of touch-friendly Windows 8 products — namely, the VAIO Duo 11, Tap 20 and the E14P multimedia laptop. But not everything in the company’s lineup needs to have a touchscreen. The outfit just...

Link to Sony's VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 slider goes on sale this month, starts at $1,100

Sony's VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 slider goes on sale this month, starts at $1,100

At least in the beginning, most of the made-for-Windows-8 devices you’re going to see will have a very similar form factor — namely, a tablet that slots into a detachable keyboard dock. Sony, though, is taking a different tack: the outfit is ignoring the hybrid...

Link to Sony VAIO Tap 20 battery-powered all-in-one arriving this month for $880 and up

Sony VAIO Tap 20 battery-powered all-in-one arriving this month for $880 and up

Sure, you were expecting PC makers to announce loads of Windows 8 hybrids, but a battery-powered all-in-one? Probably not. Nonetheless, that’s exactly what Sony unveiled last month at IFA when it showed off the VAIO Tap 20. Designed with families in mind, it could stay...

Link to Reddit, freedom of speech and the dark side of community

Reddit, freedom of speech and the dark side of community

Unless you spend a lot of time on Reddit, the discussion-forum community that more or less took over after Digg sank beneath the waves, you may have missed the latest storm of controversy over content posted on the site’s various “sub-Reddits” or topic pages. Although...

Link to Panasonic releases the Toughbook SX2, a laptop that'll take no prisoners at the quarterly conference

Panasonic releases the Toughbook SX2, a laptop that'll take no prisoners at the quarterly conference

If you’re in the market for a laptop that won’t buckle if you start flinging it across the room, Ballmer-style, then Panasonic’s “business ruggedized” Toughbook SX2 might be for you. Resembling one of the company’s Let’s Note units, the 12.1-inch unit boasts of a difficult-to-believe...

Link to Atari and Zynga team up to reboot Breakout in 'Super Bunny Breakout' on iOS

Atari and Zynga team up to reboot Breakout in 'Super Bunny Breakout' on iOS

Atari may be little more than a vestige of its former self, but that isn’t stopping the publisher from crafting new versions of its classic games. “Super Bunny Breakout,” for example, is a project created with Ville-crafter Zynga, and it’s a new spin on Atari...

Link to Comment Voting: Ars Technica’s new solution to shills and kooks

Comment Voting: Ars Technica’s new solution to shills and kooks

For many news sites, reader comments add extra insight and a sense of community. Unfortunately, comment sections are also a playpen for cranks, hucksters, fanboys and conspiracy theorists. At Ars Technica, a site popular with brainy tech types, these types have become a nuisance for...

Link to Meet Manymo, a web-based Android emulator

Meet Manymo, a web-based Android emulator

One of the challenges Android developers face is the wide array of devices their mobile apps have to support, each with a different screen size and resolution. Manymo can’t eliminate that problem, but it can make it easier for developers to test their software on...

Link to Google announces simplified Zagat ratings, launches new application for Android

Google announces simplified Zagat ratings, launches new application for Android

Avid Zagat users may or may not tell you that the Google-owned restaurant finder service hasn’t exactly been offering the best rating system possible. With the most recent update, however, the hard-working devs from Mountain View are aiming to fix those woes, announcing that it’s...