According to Gabe Newell, Valve doesn't see gaming consoles as the biggest hurdle to the company's planned Steam Box. Instead, the legendary developer sees Apple's potential dominance of living room entertainment as the "threat."
Are you tired yet? The team at our sister site TechRadar is probably dead tired, because Tuesday was the official kick-off to all the tech gadget excitement that is the Consumer Electronics Show out in Las vegas. But fear not: we have assembled this handy wrap-up of some of the most exciting stories from the big day.
Over the past eight years, Valve has perfected digital PC-game distribution through its storefront and community client, Steam. The service's importance to Mac gamers is huge -- remember when you needed a Windows rig to play Half-Life 2 or Team Fortress 2? Or try your hand at virtualization, or dual booting? Well, if recent rumors are true, the business relationship between Valve and and our favorite Cupertino company could be expanding.