Archive for the 'Germany' Category

Zattoo Hit By Hollywood Studio Legal Action In Germany

Disappointing to see that two Hollywood studios, Universal and Warner Bros, have taken legal action against Zattoo, a service that streams live TV to computer screens. Zattoo isn’t a fly-by-night operation and has legal agreements with the TV channels that it shows over its service.

Twinity: Virtual Berlin Tour Start

Twinity, the virtual-world based in the real world, is continuing to offer more attractions to the users of their Alpha City, Berlin. Adding to their list of events, which has previously included a Bitropolis digital film festival and digital art shows, they’re now offering walking tours around the virtual Berlin.

Opera Lands O2 Germany Mobile Deal

Opera have been receiving more success in placing their Web browsing software on different platforms, particularly mobile phones. The latest win is a big one.

Twinity: Berlin Virtualised In A Game

We all know how popular virtual worlds are, with the best known examples being Second Life and World of Warcraft. These worlds are all very well, but they’re set in a fictional world. Not a bad thing for many people, but some players will hanker for more reality. Get Real This is where Twinity comes [...]

IFA 2008: Continued Evolution

One thing is clear, IFA, _the_ European consumer electronics show, knows how to put on a show and how to entertain. If you’ve been to the show in Berlin that runs between the end of August and that start of September you’ll know what we mean – it’s huge and the companies that exhibit there [...]

KMD-Edition: The 250,000 Euro Mobile Phone

Got 0.25 million Euros rattling around in your pockets and looking for a new mobile phone? KMD-edition will be more that willing to help you out. They’ve just released a range of phones that are certainly not for the average man in the street, and not just because of the cost.

Wiinstrument: Wii Drumming On Mac: Video & Podcast

We’ve all see Wii-motes being used for all sort of strange purposes, well this one is useful. A bunch of students at University of Potsdam, Germany have written a programme that lets you use your Wiimote and nunchuck to trigger sounds, such as drums and cymbals on a Mac. It’s not just drums that can [...]

AWOMO, Virgin Games Company To Float For $1Bn?

We nearly fell off our chairs when we saw the Independent reporting that Virgin-backed games company, A World Of My Own (AWOMO) were hoping to list for $1Bn in London and Frankfurt. The Big Idea is that people will use the 3D world of AWOMO to download their games.

T-Mobile iPhone European Deal? Official “No Comment”

Who will carry the Apple iPhone outside the USA? Speculation of the European winner is rife.