South by Southwest, the verdict: Location, location, location…

As the bloggers, tweeters, compulsive status-updaters, cyber-geeks and games fans return from the recent SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, the Guardian’s tech writers are already drawing their conclusions. It seems the buzz this year is all about developing location-aware experiences, be they online, over mobile or using close proximity technologies like RFID. There are …

Google welcome lively .com

They’ve acctually done it, Google went ahead and released lively.com a 3D world to “create an avatar and chat with your friends in rooms you design”. [youtube]http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=5YbwfOucET8[/youtube] They packaged the whole product to explore the lands completely through your browser, no need for a separate client application, just download a package (windows only) and install …