Control freak

James Dominguez A new generation of game controller is setting out to repeat history by altering the dynamics of the living room.


Four of the best from Vegas electronics show

Attendees wearing 3-D glasses watch the world's first '3-D video wall' during a presentation at the LG booth during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs from January 8-11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

The world's largest gadget show wrapped up on Friday, and the organisers said it was the biggest ever, beating last year's record in terms of the floor space companies purchased to display their...

Wired generation

Hyper-connected and happy


Ted Gregory Constant connection to electronic devices is second nature to millennials.

Added benefits

Videogames that make you smarter

A couple playing Wii games.

Oliver J Chiang, Forbes.com "Brain games" are enjoying an intellectual renaissance.

The toll of technology

Illustration / artwork by Michael Whiteheadcomputer / monitor / telephone / mouse / GPS / keyboard / mobile phone / lamp / hand

Fran Molloy As we become more immersed in technology, critics are wondering about the health costs.

Keeping score

Arnie Roth conducts during the final dress rehearsal yestereday at the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House of  Play ! A Video Game Symphony  performed by the Sydney Symphony and the Cantillation Choir under massive screens showing the gameplay sequences including Supermario. The two hour programme which began last night features award winning music from over 20 blockbuster video games.  Bryan O Brien Tuesday 19 June 2007  News

From simple, synthesised sounds to full orchestras, game music has grown up.

Videogames getting more social


Glenn Chapman Videogame makers are riding the social-networking wave with a flood of new titles.

Time to get the big picture

Pioneer Kuro plasma televisioneye, black, white, screen,

David Flynn There has probably never been a better time to upgrade to a larger flat-panel television.