A spokesman for the Pokémon Company said all employees, including Pokémon creator Satoshi Tajiri, are alive and safe following Thursday's tremendous earthquake in Japan, specifically rebutting a widespread rumor that Tajiri had died in the disaster.… [Kotaku]
When crazy stuff happens on airplanes, as it did on Christmas, you can rest assured security will tighten and terrifying electronics restrictions will fall into place. But in this latest case, our electronics? They may still be "safe."
Here's the official word from Sony, who is not even playing coy here—they're just flat-out calling the so-called leak a fake:
Would Apple really ship something so regressive and line-mudding as that? Yes, according to Canadian carrier Rogers' website. Also, no, according to Canadian carrier Rogers' website, and salespeople. Let's take a gander at the evidence! UPDATED: False alarm, as suspected.
In case you still had any doubts, here's the definitive proof: The screenshot of the videoconferencing iPhone is just a doctored screen which uses the bottom menu of the Skype application (Skype icon conveniently obscured by the lamesite's watermark).
All of the major E3 keynotes from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony are over. While 2009 is now officially the year of motion controls, there's still something missing. Here's what we expected to see at E3, but didn't.
In the age of Photoshop, it can be impossible to discern a forgery with the naked eye. But one PCB (and imaging) specialist has analyzed the recent Mac Mini "leak" and declared it fake.
If Wired, TUAW and Macrumors are independently reporting a Mac Mini is on its way, we know it exists. Evidently, we're just not going to see it at Macworld. So what about other rumors?
Reports hit yesterday that Dell had shipped Mini 9 reviewers a 32Wh battery while shorting consumers with an undersized 24Wh battery. Dell has since denied the claims, and further testing sides with Dell, too.
Sorry dudes. Just heard it first hand from Brian Seitz, Group Manager of Zune: "No Zune phone at CES."
Even though Vodafone is gleefully selling Dell's Inspiron Mini 9 with built-in 3G, it turns out that Mini 9s sold in the US actually don't possess latent 3G powers like that annoying kid on Heroes. A solid source close to the matter told us that while every Mini 9 uses the same motherboard with a port for integrated…
Rumors about an Atom-powered tablet based on the iPhone are a bit premature and overwrought, says Intel. We all jumped on it after the head of Intel Germany made some cryptic (and perhaps poorly translated) comments. He was talking about types of gadgets, not specific gadgets. Sadly, we'll probably have to wait a…
Remember those rumors that Wal-Mart was going big in HD DVD and ordering 2 million cheapo Chinese HD DVD players? Yeah, that's not so true. Fuh Yuan, the company supposedly taking the orders, just posted a correction regarding the orders, saying they "had not received yet." Wal-Mart just asked them for a cost analysis…