This actually surprised me, as I was fairly sure something was clearly not right about selling OS X on a non-Mac. But as you can see from Engadget, the Open Computer is indeed very real. So I guess this means we can put aside …continue reading
Last weekend I was playing some Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles before I got Mario Kart Wii on Sunday more on that game tomorrow. Now this game is different from other Resident Evil games, this game is more like Time Crisis where you only point and …continue reading
Google’s home page is a tribute to minimalism. It is simple and to the point. Some would call it bland. Well, now art meets Google:
“SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.’s once-austere Web site is turning into an eclectic art gallery.
Hoping to spur more customization …continue reading
Ready your repulsor rays because Iron Man is coming to mobile! Hands-On Mobile, Inc., the world’s leading developer of connected games and applications, and Marvel Entertainment, Inc., today announced the availability of the mobile game and personalization content around the forthcoming big-screen adaptation of Marvel’s …continue reading
Stargate Worlds, the massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) from new publisher FireSky, is now taking registrations for closed beta at StargateWorlds.com.
The closed beta is an invitation-only test of the upcoming science fiction MMORPG Stargate Worlds. Invitations will be sent out this …continue reading
The second, and last, expansion pack to Galactic Civilizations has been released!
The new expansion pack, Twilight of the Arnor, adds hundreds of new features, gives each civilization a unique technology tree, a unique set of planetary improvements, star base modules, ship parts, and …continue reading
Do we take email reliability/deliverability for granted? I’m talking about email that traverses the Internet (e.g. outside of internal corporate email delivery, which there should be no question about reliability).
It seems to me that I’ve had an increase in the number of complaints/reports …continue reading
As if computer viruses and worms aren’t enough of a nuisance, malicious hardware, which will be much more difficult to detect, could soon become a threat too.
Today, computer viruses, which are programs downloaded either as an email attachment or when someone visits a website, …continue reading
Google has a new Beta version of Earth available for download or updating, depending if you have a previous version of Earth on your system or not. According to Google, their new Earth software includes the following:
New! in Earth 4.3 (beta) Photo-realistic Buildings
WD Caviar SE16 drives combine 16 MB cache with 3 Gb/s transfer rate for lightning-fast performance in demanding desktop and workstation applications. Technologically advanced acoustics minimize noise and cool drive operation and enhanced reliability features help protect the drive and the data stored …continue reading
Over the past few months, I have been subject to some customer service encounters with various companies. While most have been good, one has been a total disaster. It seems that most companies are started to move towards better customer service. Companies are starting to …continue reading
It has long been known that birds and many other animals including turtles, salamanders and lobsters, use the Earth’s magnetic field to navigate, but the nature of their global positioning systems (GPS) has not been completely understood.
One school of thought hypothesizes that birds use …continue reading
Hot and barren, Kenya’s dry lands have long been unfit for agriculture, at best merely a grazing area for wild animals and livestock.
Today, the landscape is more picturesque and productive, lined with golden stalks of wheat yielding precious grain for Kenya’s farms and families. …continue reading
Oh, goodie. The chemical companies are at it again, this time adding chemicals to change the flavor we taste, by blocking the taste receptors on our tongues. By doing this the food companies can reduce sugar, salt or whatever than block our tongues from tasting …continue reading