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The future of gaming: Interactive Gaming

Whether it’s the heat of battle on some far-flung planet, or the pressure of your next shot on goal, being a part of the action is where the real fun is. So what’s the future of Interactive Gaming?

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Will advertising ever not be annoying?

Eventually, the TV channels got smart. So when you walk out of the room during the adverts, they pumped up the volume. Why? So you can still hear the adverts while you’re in the kitchen making a cup of tea. It’s a power struggle – the advertisers and the channels are trying to poke the viewer in the eye as a way of curing our increasing ‘ad-blindness’, which is no cure at all…

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Macrovision look to DRM future

Digital Rights Management as a topic of discussion is probably as hot as any subject is going to be right now. Quite recently, Steve Jobs issued an open letter, aimed at three different audiences. The intent was to foment some kind of unease with the idea of using DRM technology. And at the very least, […]

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Apple and the death of DRM

Digital Rights Management systems, better and more infamously known as DRM are software and / or hardware mechanisms designed to limit the usage of certain digital media. That’s a summary that most would agree with completely. It’s worth then dwelling on this point, because at no point did I mention that DRM is a mechanism […]

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DRM RIP? ISPs RSVP

What with Norway threatening legal action against Apple over their FairPlay digital rights management software, moves are afoot that might leave such litigation moot. My feelings about flat fees are well known. They’re ugly, clumsy and benefit no one except those receiving the funds. So it’s with heavy heart that I read of licensing model […]