Given this week's news, the death of PC gaming appears to be greatly exaggerated. First, we hear that Valve is working on a Steam Box console to put PC games on your HDTV, and now gaming peripherals maker Roccat has introduced Power-Grid, software that allows you to control your computer games via your smartphone.
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Pioneer may have abandoned HDTV production, but it hasn't left the home theater entirely. In addition to continuing to churn out new Blu-ray players, the electronics company still produces A/V receivers, including three new models that are reasonably priced and certified to work with iPhones.
It looks like Logitech is willing to make a dent in the sales of its Harmony line of universal remote controls as long as you buy another Logitech deviceits forthcoming Google TV box.According to the company's blog, you will get Harmony Link technology inside the Logitech box when it becomes available this fall.
In the drab world of network-attached-storage (NAS) devices, Buffalo's LinkStation Mini stands out thanks to its palm-sized form factor (due to it using 2.5-inch notebook hard drives instead of the 3.
For iPhone users, the good news about tomorrow's event debuting the latest version of its OS appears to be that cut and paste will finally be implemented, thanks perhaps to the upcoming competition from the Palm Pre. The bad news is that running background apps beyond Apple's own may still not available, even though it was promised to arrive several months ago.