Posted: February 2013

How to embed a youtube video to start play at a specific time in WordPress

After some fiddling and frustration in trying to embed a Youtube video to play at a specific time with the WordPress oEmbed shortcode, I feel that it’s worth showing what worked for me. [youtube http://youtube.googleapis.com/v/1Qclu5ve7YY?start=121] For this format you put the video code after the /v/ and put your start time as a query parameter ‘start’ in seconds.… Read the rest
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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