Archive for the ‘Tech’ Category
- Want ‘Dark Knight’ or ‘Inception’? There’s an app for that. 0 CommentsPosted by Kilroy on February 16, 2011 under News, Tech
Sony finally acknowledges the Xperia Play
8 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on February 7, 2011 under Tech
After a bizarre Super Bowl spot, Sony has officially acknowledged that the "PlayStation Phone" exists. The phone is the worst kept secret...ever with people playing around with the thing for months yet Sony has said nothing about it at all. Then on Sunday they ran a creepy Super Bowl spot revealing the Xperia Play, an... more.
Facebook’s “Instant Personalization” Goes into Effect
19 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on January 27, 2011 under Tech
If you use Facebook, and we know a lot of you do, here's a quick PSA about a change to their Privacy Settings that goes into effect this week. The long-hyped "Instant Personalization" feature will be turned on by the end of this week, and this will share your data with non-Facebook sites and it's set on "Enabled" by default, so if you don't know... more.
Razor’s Tron mouse is out
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 23, 2010 under Tech
If you are a hardcore Tron fan with $100 burning a hole in your pocket, here's a mouse for you. Razor, makers of many PC gaming peripherals such as their WoW mice, has released their Tron Legacy mouse. The glowing mouse will set you back $100 and in addition to the Tron glow and the usual Razor buttons, the mouse features a 5600dpi 3.5g laser sensor and apparently has Tron sound effects. Razor als... more.
Game Dev Story Review
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 22, 2010 under Gaming, Reviews, Tech
We don't normally review many iOS games, simply because there are so many out there and there are a lot that are great (you need Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, and ChuChu Rocket on your device); but Game Dev Story is an exception. This is by far one of the most addicting games you can install on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. How addicting? Well, last night I played this little cellphone game for ... more.
Real-time Lightsaber with Kinect
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News, Star Wars, Tech, Videos
When Microsoft released their Xbox 360 motion sensing camera Kinect a couple of weeks ago, it didn't take long for the thing to be hacked and custom PC (and even Mac) drivers to come out. Thanks to those early tinkerers, people can now plug their Kinect into their PC to play around with all sorts of homebrew apps, with more coming out every day. This latest one is probably the coolest yet with a g... more.
id Software’s RAGE hits iOS devices
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 18, 2010 under Gaming, Tech
If you're a first person shooter fan, you're probably eagerly awaiting Lord Carmack's latest. If you have an iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad); the on-rails RAGE shooter has now been released. It comes in two flavors and prices. For .99 cents you can get standard RAGE that is lower resolution, and has a smaller footprint as just over 500... more.
John Carmack speaks RAGE…geeks listen.
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 1, 2010 under Gaming, Tech
id's John Carmack has released a new blog post on the official Bethesda blog dealing with the upcoming mobile port of id's new FPS RAGE. Carmack famously showed off the iPhone version of the game at this year's Quakecon; causing geeks to to into spasms of disbelief that such a huge high-end ... more.
Is this a Time Traveler in 1928? Nope!
6 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on October 26, 2010 under Science, Tech, Videos
This is a video that's been spreading like wildfire over the 'net in the last 24 hours, and even Roger Ebert posted it to his blog. What you see below is a clip from the special features on the Charlie Chaplin "The Circus" DVD that shows archival footage of the film's 1928 premiere in Hollywood. In the footage you can see what appears to be a woman walking down the street and talking into a cell p... more.
Windows 7 show desktop
6 CommentsPosted by Jason Peffley on October 4, 2010 under Pics, Tech
Over the weekend I installed Windows 7. Pretty easy to format drives, install, and updating drivers was a breeze. There was only one problem: Why the hell didn't anyone tell me that the "show desktop" button moved all the way to the right corner?... more.