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Get excited, 3DMark 2013 is here

3Dmark 2013 is now out – download it and make your gaming rigs cry. I ran the benchmark on my rig at stock settings and you can see below my scores and rig specs. My current rig CPU: Intel Core i7-930 Processor @ 2.8GHz GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6870 @ core 900MHz, mem 1050MHz RAM: 6x 1GB DDR3 @ 533MHz HD: 255GB Plextor PX-256M5S SSD OS: Win7 64bit Score: 99314 Graphics Score:184875 Physics Score: 37909 Score: 13889 Graphics Score: 26924 Physics Score: 5155 Score: 3025 Graphics Score: 3237 Physics Score: 7271 Combined Score: 1279 My impression The eye candy was sexy but I can’t say that I was overly impressed with the tests themselves.… Read the rest

What’s new in WordPress 3.5

WordPress 3.5 should be launching sometime today, and I’ve been quite pleased with the release candidates so far. This update really modernizes WordPress with much anticipated aesthetic and functional improvements. Lets take a look at what’s new. Revamped Media Management I’m sure I wasn’t the only one getting frustrated with WordPress’ dinosaur media uploader and management, and they’ve finally breathed some modern magic into it.… Read the rest

PSY – Gangnam Style

Oppa Gangnam Style! I really want to share this incredibly good Korean song that is trending, possibly the hottest song at the moment. So good that it’s been stuck in my head for over a week! (I don’t speak a lick of Korean) So trendy that it’s gained more than 55 million views in 10 days.… Read the rest

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available

This just in, Microsoft has released its Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Read all about the new features, watch the demo videos, and even grab yourself a copy for testing. Wanna see the goodies coming down the pipeline without installing the consumer preview?… Read the rest

Phoenix Big Band Album Launch

Congrats to Phoenix Big Band on their first album release! I won’t lie, The Atomic Rooster was bumping on Sunday night past with their Food Bank fundraiser and CD launch double whammy! And just who is Phoenix Big Band? We are a semi-professional big band in the Ottawa area.… Read the rest

WordPress 3.3 now available – a zippy and snazzy update

WordPress 3.3 is now available as a download as well as an update in existing installations’ administrative screen. My first impressions: the user interface felt more responsive than before and has been tweaked for improved efficiency. From what I understand, this update delves below the dated interface, polishing some rust off the underlying platform to improve general performance, notably in processing permalinks and slugs.… Read the rest