Chris HoltMacworld

Chris is a former Macworld editor who has turned to a life of crime.

Macworld Lab at Expo

Macworld Lab regulars James Galbraith, Chris Holt and Roman Loyola take a geekier look inside the happenings at Macworld 2010.

GameSalad holds Mac and iPhone game design competition

From December 21, 2009 to January 25, 2010 game creators from all over the world took part in the Macworld 2010 GameSalad Challenge. Using GameSalad’s game creation tools, amateur game designer teams have submitted thirty-two completely games to the competition.

LaCie announces new Rugged eSATA portable hard drive

For the first time on a LaCie drive, you can have the speed of eSATA connectivity in an easy-to-transport portable drive.

Hands on with Brothers in Arms II for the iPhone

Chris Holt sits down with Gameloft's Evan Glee for a first look at the upcoming iPhone version of Brothers in Arms II, a World War II-era combat simulator.

Dragon Age: Origins

You’ll spend a lot of time in Dragon Age: Origins covered in blood. The game is morbid and a bit humorous, but this fantasy role playing game is a a major step forward for the genre.

Fantom Drives DataDock II

Versatile two-bay RAID solution that boasts reliability and functionality.

Six best sources for gaming news

Want to stay up-to-date on what's happening in the gaming world? Chris Holt suggests six sites that'll keep you current on the latest gaming news.

OpenFeint: iPad is a transformative gaming platform

Apple’s new iPad will usher in a new era for mobile devices-and quite possibly, mobile gaming. OpenFeint, one of the major developers in the iPhone gaming industry, is looking forward to the iPad.

Ci Design iStoragePro iT1 Dock 2TB

Prosumers will love this drive's speed, versatility, and large capacity, while your average consumer will enjoy the price per gigabyte, ease of use, and Mac compatibility.

Angry Birds for iPhone

Managing your birds, hitting your marks exactly, and prioritizing your targets makes this a challenging physics puzzle game.

Game makers promise Free App a Day starting in January

Next week, a group of iPhone game developers will launch FreeAppaDay.com, which will paid iPhone apps for free for 24 hours.

Sims 3: World Adventures

The Sims 3: World Adventures offers players the opportunity to have their Sims travel to three locations (China, Egypt, and France) and go on an adventure.

The Sims 3: World Adventures coming to iPhone

With the forthcoming arrival of The Sims 3 World Adventures expansion pack, your mobile Sims will soon be able to take vacations.

Twin Blades for iPhone

This anime-influenced hack-and-slash game is certainly pretty-looking, but the action is limited.

Promise Technology announces SmartStor Zero NS2600 NAS

Promise Technology has announced its new SmartStor Zero NS2600 network storage device, a “non-techie” consumer-focused two-bay network attached storage device and digital media server.