Kinect's role as a tinker toy for garage developers signals a change in how Microsoft is approaching openness in an otherwise closed gaming ecosystem.
The software maker loses its effort for a full appeals court review in the i4i Word injunction case; meanwhile Redmond files suits of its own against Datel over an Xbox 360 controller.
Apple readies the launch of its iPad tablet while rumors spread that a Verizon iPhone is in the works. Also: an online privacy overhaul.
Datel's Wi-Fi Max is a wireless USB dongle that lets you go online with your PSP and DS, so you can download new content, play games online and transfer media without connecting to your PC
Like the GameCube Freeloader, the latest Wii Freeloader will allow Wii gamers to play games from any region on their consoles.