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Forza 6 director defends microtransactions

"You can turn them off."

By November 19, 2015


Former Uncharted 4 dev defends multiplayer microtransactions

"You should pay for good work."

By November 17, 2015


Halo 5 dev defends game's microtransactions

Everything available in the game's REQ system is obtainable "whether you spend money or not."

By October 12, 2015


Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain microtransaction pricing revealed

Micropayments range from $1.65 to $80 for Mother Base Coins.

By August 30, 2015


Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

Sony and Microsoft have delivered their next-gen visions, but with this caveat: more microtransactions. Cash grab or survival strategy, it will surely generate controversy as 2014 rolls along.

By December 19, 2013


Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you

Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy.

By November 21, 2014


Creator of the Internet pop-up ad apologizes for 'hated tool'

In a mea culpa written for the Atlantic magazine, Ethan Zuckerman explains why he devised the infamous pop-up ad and offers his apologies to the Internet community.

By August 15, 2014


Apple gives Flattr micro-payment the thumbs down

The iPhone maker rejects a donation-focused third-party payment system, saying it violates the App Store's terms and conditions. But does it actually have more to do with competition?

By May 28, 2012


Selective ad blocking lets you support your favorite sites

Help the sites you frequent stay in business by adding them to AdBlock Plus's whitelist, which restricts the obtrusiveness of the ads that open on the page.

By July 11, 2013


When will Apple kill the iPod?

Apple wants to move all of your "content" to the iCloud, so the Touch is probably safe, but the rumors about the Classic's demise have been churning for years.

By March 30, 2013