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Retail Version Of Minecraft For Xbox 360 Delayed Until June 4

04/15/2013, We think it’s safe to say Minecraft has been a complete success on the Xbox 360 as the last time we heard of its sales, it reached 5 million copies sold. Hearing a retail version of the game was being planned was no complete surprise to us...

BP considering going into video game sales

12/02/2011, The next time you pull up in a BP gas station, there’s a possibility that you won’t be paying for gas at the counter or getting some snacks. Instead, you might be picking up the latest Call of Duty or Battlefield installment. Video game retail...

Rovio wants to enter retail space with Angry Birds

09/20/2011, Rovio is certainly attempting to milk the goose that lays the golden egg, so to speak, to the maximum by exploring opportunities in retail space. Rumor has it that the Finnish mobile gaming studio will be work hand in hand with global coffee chain...

Samsung telepresence booths to change the future of shopping?

03/24/2011, At the Samsung Mobilization event today, Samsung unveiled their new 3D communication kiosk that makes use of TelePresence Technology. It renders 2D images that float and rotate in space, allowing users to see every angle of a product they are interested...

PlayStation Plus Cards Hitting Retail Stores

09/28/2010, PlayStation 3 owners should be happy to hear that you’ll soon be able to purchase PlayStation Plus membership cards at retail, as gift cards granting access to Sony’s premium PlayStation Network are now being shipped to stores in North...

Apple Expands iPad Retail Availability to Target

09/24/2010, In its quest to have more iPads in more places, Apple has partnered up with Target to offer the tablet at Target retail stores, and to expand iPad availability to all Best Buy locations. All six models of the iPad will be made available at Target,...

Google Nexus One starts popping up all over

05/25/2010, We know that Google has decided to stop selling its Nexus One smartphone online from their own website, and that has only opened the floodgates for other retail channels to bring this Android-powered smartphone to the masses, including T-Mobile affiliate...

iPad 3G To Retail At 5PM April 30th

04/29/2010, We know most of you can’t wait to get your hands on the iPad 3G which is just around the corner. In case you didn’t pre-order yours, you’ll want to know that Apple has confirmed that retail sales of the iPad 3G will begin on April 30th,...

Mac shipments up 21%, iPhone might reach 10M this quarter

12/14/2009, Holiday shopping is said to be up compared to last year, but it might be up big time for Apple. Analysts are reporting that orders for components used to build the iPhone, among other devices, have spiked up and that could mean that Apple might ship and...

N3L Optics stores go high-tech

12/12/2009, I was shopping for a new pair of sunglasses and I’ve been told that some N3L stores (an Oakley spin-off) had gone high-tech with large touch displays and more, so I went to check one out (Hillsdale Mall, San Mateo CA). There were three things that...

Ex-Apple real estate chief now working on Microsoft retail stores

07/21/2009, We told you recently that Apple and Microsoft were getting into a street fight as Microsoft plans to build retail outlets next to Apple’s. In order to do so, Microsoft has hired the person who worked on finding the prime locations for the Apple...

Microsoft and Apple in a street fight this fall

07/15/2009, Microsoft is preparing to open retail stores next to Apple’s, intentionally. “We’re going to have some retail stores opened up right next door to Apple stores this fall,” (Kevin Turner, COO of Microsoft). This will be an...