The Mac version of the Sony eBook Library Software is now available for download (finally). Problem is, it doesn’t work. The program wouldn’t show me any windows, only a non-functional menu bar. Did they test this product at all before it came out?
Nokia is entering the laptop market with the nicely-specced Booklet 3G.
Aside from fiddly controls and a somewhat throwaway story, It got me interested in a genre I’ve not been a fan of in the past. Also, it’s a perfect example of a title suited for digital download.
Gamasutra has an interesting and funny feature detailing hacks or “dirty coding” used when developing videogames:
Programmers are often methodical and precise beasts who do their utmost to keep their code clean and pretty. But when the chips are down, the perfectly-planned schedule is shot, and the game needs to ship, “getting it done” can win out over elegance.
ComputerAndVideoGames.com reports that the PSN Store will be offline this afternoon – around the same time as the Sony press conference at GamesCom 2009 is set to take place. Apart from a rumored hardware refresh of the PS3, this news indicates that we could see some significant software/content updates as well.