Although digital distribution of games started on PCs, it slowly migrated to consoles and most recently handheld devices like the iPhone. Nintendo obviously wants in on the action and has reminded us that, two weeks from now, the latest version of its popular DS portable gaming device will hit U.S. retail shelves, featuring an SD card slot and connectivity that will allow users to One thing that has occurred to me is management of the software people buy. If you own a handheld console, a regular console, a PC and perhaps an iPhone, you have at least as many online stores to keep track of. I wonder if in the future there will be a market just to manage all these intangible online purchases.