Patent law is a funny thing - particularly when it sets the scene for epic David vs. Goliath battles... but is there more behind the scenes? Brett Thomas takes a look at some of the reasons behind what could be the biggest scandal in a while - and why gamers should feel cheated.
Not many people are thrilled with the Lik-Sang closure. But what do imports really do to business? Brett Thomas goes behind the bruised feelings and resentment to look at the real issue - do imports actually hurt anyone? And why would Sony want to close them down?
It's all very well saying how in the future, lots of different types of devices and functionality will all start to merge together. But do we really understand the drivers for these trends - do we really understand the problems that people have?
In today's column, I examine how the technology behind the newly-announced Xbox 360 - the processor, graphics unit and system architecture - could have an impact on the PCs that we enthusiasts see on our desktops over the next couple of years.
May 15 2020 | 11:00