iTunes 7.2 supports DRM-free 'iTunes Plus' music

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An update to Apple’s iTunes software is available for download from Apple’s Web site and through the Software Update system preference. The new version, 7.2, adds support for previewing, purchasing and downloading DRM-free music through the iTunes Store.



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Man arrested, cuffed for using $2 bills at Best Buy

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A man trying to pay a fee using $2 bills was arrested, handcuffed and taken to jail after clerks at a Best Buy store questioned the currency's legitimacy and called police. According to an account in the Baltimore Sun, 57-year-old Mike Bolesta was shocked to find himself taken to the Baltimore County lockup in Cockeysville, Md., where he was ha

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Man Pins Leopard for 20 Min.

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Arthur Du Mosch was fast asleep Monday, his family and pet cat dozing beside him, when a larger feline hopped in his bed for a latenight visit _ a wild leopard, to be exact. Clad only in underwear and a T-shirt, he lunged at the leopard, grabbed it around the neck, then pinned it down for 20 minutes _ until park rangers arrived on the scene.



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Gamer Shot While Saving Woman

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You rarely hear about the good things gamers do, or the peaceful lives most lead...until one gets shot. Adam Mapleson is a gamer. Adam Mapleson is a hero. The 24-year old U.K. man was shot yesterday as he came to the rescue of a woman who was being robbed in the subway.



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Hitachi announces 1000GB Blu-ray Recorder

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Hitachi has revealed a 1 Terrabyte Blu-ray recorder at the Harvey Norman retail conference being held at the Melbourne Convention Centre.

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Nintendo's entire Summer Wii/DS lineup - Metroid Prime 3 dated!

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Mario Strikers Charged, Battalion Wars 2, Brain Age 2, and a lot more!

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80GB PS3 announced

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For Korea. $556. Whats this say about Americas future with the PS3?

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Contra no death run

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The guy who usually do NES Tips at GameTrailers decided to try and play through Contra, without losing a single life. Unbelievable!

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Bruce Willis Tells Hollywood To Shut Up

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If you haven't already noticed, Bruce Willis has basking in the online spotlight quite a bit lately, from his controversial statements in Vanity Fair about the PG rating on his new flick "Live Free or Die Hard" to his very candid posts about LFODH and some of his past films in the aintitcoolnews.com talkback. Bruce has been a busy man, but it appears he's not done just yet...

"I don't think my opinion means jack s**t, because I'm an actor. "Why do actors think their opinions mean more because you act? You just caught a break as an actor. There are hundreds - thousands - of actors who are just as good as I am, and probably better. "Have you heard anything useful come out of an actor's mouth lately?"



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Spring update is "Live"

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The next time you press the guide button on your X360 control pad to fire it up your console you will be prompted to download the new dashboard update from Microsoft, As of 2am on Tuesday the "widely discussed" spring update is now online and ready for your consumption. The update hosts quite a few new features and refinements to the already capable Xbox 360 dashboard including:

  • A richer Achievement notification pop-up will showcase the name of the unlocked Achievement and the gamerscore value without needing to leave the game to check the Achievements list.
  • Enhanced family settings features for Xbox LIVE communications enable different defaults for video chat and voice chat.
  • A new Xbox LIVE Marketplace blade lets Xbox LIVE members access the content they seek—whether it is game content or TV shows and movies (available in the United States)—from one place on Xbox LIVE.
  • Updates to Xbox LIVE Arcade allow owners to quickly see which Xbox LIVE Arcade games their friends are playing and join in the fun. Xbox LIVE members can also compare progress of leaderboard scores and Achievements directly with all friends on their friends list. Expanded "Tell a Friend" capabilities make it easier than ever to boast about Achievements and high scores.
  • Expanded "Tell a Friend" capabilities make it easier than ever to boast about Achievements and high scores.
  • A new option in Auto Downloads provides faster access to the entire collection of free, trial-version Xbox LIVE Arcade games.
  • New progressive download controls provide easy access to optimal viewing options by letting people fast-forward, rewind, pause and resume as their video is downloaded from Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
  • Extension of the background download functionality will allow owners to set their Xbox 360 console to turn off automatically after downloads are complete.
But there's more... click here to view the full list on xbox.com

Double Dragon "Finally" hits XBLA tomorrow

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Several months after its original announcement date Double Dragon finally hits XBox Live Arcade tomorrow, allowing Xbox 360 owners to pound the pavement as 80's arcade heroes Billy and Jimmy Lee.

For the game's release, Empire Interactive took the original Double Dragon and gave it a digital face-lift the game now sports high-definition visuals, new music, and online multiplayer action. The option to play the game with its original graphics for arcade purists will also be available. Rounding out the package are extras like scans of original sales fliers for the arcade game, tips for newcomers, customizable button configurations, and the XBLA-standard leaderboards and achievements.

Double Dragon will be available Wednesday at 2 a.m. Pacific for 400 Microsoft Points ($5). It has been rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and Older.

How Lightsabers Work

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Chances are that you have seen a lightsaber at one time or another, whether on the evening news or down at the local cantina. Therefore you know that a lightsaber is an amazing and versatile device that is able to cut through nearly anything in a matter of milliseconds.



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How to be a Great Dad - 12 Awesome Tips

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12 Great tips on how to be a great dad



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Die Hard 4 rated PG-13?!
SAY it ain't so!

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AICN's Vern rants about Vanity Fair quoting Bruce Willis. Who said that he's upset because the studios have decided that this Die Hard needed to be the first one without balls...

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