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January 14, 2007

Is the PS3 really overpriced?

Filed under: Video Games — icruise @ 11:11 am

If you spend any time at all discussing the next-gen consoles, someone is bound to bring up the idea that the PS3 is overpriced. But is that really the case? There’s no mistaking the fact that it’s expensive — too expensive, in fact for many people to afford. But of course that’s also true of the Xbox 360. It’s too bad that this generation of game consoles (with the exception of the Wii) seems to be out of reach of so many. I think this is a big reason why the portable systems and the PS2 are so popular. But is the PS3 really overpriced? (More after the jump.)



January 10, 2007

A quick next-gen system comparison from someone who owns all three

Filed under: Video Games — icruise @ 3:09 pm

I suppose having all of the consoles in a particular generation isn’t that unusual, but it’s also true that most people only buy one console (and maybe one portable). So I thought I would write something from the perspective of someone who has owned and used all of the next-gen systems. I have a longer piece on the back burner examining each of the consoles in detail, but I don’t know if I’ll ever get the time to finish it, so I thought I’d go ahead and get this abbreviated version out while it’s still topical. (More after the jump.)


iPhone announced!

Filed under: iPod & iTunes, Macintosh — icruise @ 6:57 am

By now you probably know that yesterday Apple announced the iPhone, a combination iPod and smartphone. I for one am still in shock, since this is the first time in a long time that Apple has delivered something that makes even the rumors and mockups look bad. Let’s take a look at it. (More after the jump.) (more…)

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