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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 04, 2012

Does Smart Glass Domain Purchases By Microsoft Reveal Latest Xbox Technology?

Microsoft is gobbling up domain names related to Smart Glass, which could indicate some kind of new touch screen media or gaming technology is on its way from the Xbox labs in Redmond.

Nintendo Introduces Miiverse, Slowly Admits The Existence Of Other Mobile Platforms

Nintendo announced 2 very large pushes into new markets this morning, just ahead of this week’s E3 Conference in Los Angeles -- Mobile and Social.

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Microsoft announced Xbox SmartGlass, a connectivity that connects the Xbox, TV, and PC to tablets and phones to share and enhance content.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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