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News: Wii Least Connected of U.S. Consoles

Wii Least Connected of U.S. Consoles

America offline

Blame it on complicated friend codes or a lack of vauntable trophies and accomplishments, but according to a survey conducted by The Diffusion Group, only 54% of U.S. Wii consoles are connected to the Internet. This makes it the least connected current generation system, trailing behind Playstation 3 (78%) and Xbox 360 (73%). The same report states that one third of U.S. households..

News: Wii Internet Channel Now Free!

Wii Internet Channel Now Free!

Nintendo backtrack on it's "Internet Channel" making the latest version free (again) and includes an updated version of Flash.

Nintendo has released a long-awaited update to the Internet Channel; best of all it's free again, just as it was when it was first released. To compensate those who may have purchased it a free NES game on the Virtual Console is being offered (apparently in October) which..

News: Winamp Really Whips The Wii's Ass

Winamp Really Whips The Wii's Ass

Play your music collection through your Wii, anywhere.

Winamp, The long running free audio (and now video) player from AOL will be releasing a new version in October and one of the new features will be streaming support for your Wii and other next generation consoles. The new 'Winamp Remote' will not be installed on to your Wii but merely enables to access your music library on your or a friends PC..

News: Google Wiider

Google Wiider

You learn something new every day, it seems last month Google quietly released a special Wii UI for Google Reader.

"Google quietly launched Google Reader specifically designed for the Wii last night — the new interface even makes use of the buttons found on your Wiimote. On my initial digging, I cannot find a similar interface designed specifically for the PS3 browser." We've only just spotted..

News: Wii Keyboard Rumours

Wii Keyboard Rumours

Game Informer magazine has suggested that a Wii Keyboard could be on the cards.

"With the news this week that Logitech is going to provide peripherals for Nintendo's Wii console, this latest tidbit of information coming from the May 2007 issue of Game Informer has a bit more credibility than we would normally give it." It certainly makes sense, whilst the Internet Channel is nice it would be..