Well it’s been a great 15 years. On December 20 2013 Winamp, its website, and its related services will disappear according to a post on the official website. Gone but not forgotten, Winamp you will always be the King of MP3 players.… Read the rest
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
Physics Score: 37909
Graphics Score: 26924
Physics Score: 5155
Graphics Score: 3237
Physics Score: 7271
Combined Score: 1279
The eye candy was sexy but I can’t say that I was overly impressed with the tests themselves.… Read the rest
Thorsten Heins unveils BlackBerry 10 at the live webcast launch event.
The world watched with excitement today as Thorsten Heins, CEO of Rim, unveiled the much anticipated BlackBerry 10. A significant event, so significant that RIM has re-branded itself as BlackBerry to better focus on the branding and product.… Read the rest
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
Can I come to your house and tell you what to do?
This seems to trend every few months on Facebook, people copying and pasting some copyright message in their statuses. Unfortunately, this status will offer absolutely no legal protection for content that you post.… Read the rest
Well I’ve seen many “OMG did you know that Microsoft intends to shut down/start charging for MSN. Sign this petition to stop this” chain emails but incredibly enough, it’s no joke this time.
Microsoft intends to retire MSN Messenger in the first quarter of 2013, replacing it with Skype, acquired in 2011.… Read the rest
Microsoft has announced its pricing for the Surface with Windows RT. While still enthusiastic about the product, the pricing is certainly no deal breaker at ~$600 with the cover keyboard.
It’s not outrageous, comparable with the iPad + cover pricing, but Apple already has the world in its palm and my eeepad transformer cost ~$480 with the keyboard.… Read the rest
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
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
Good news for all first gen eeepad TF101 owners! Asus has confirmed that Android 4.0 ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) is finally being deployed as a FOTA.
According to Asus via their Facebook page, deployment has already begun in Taiwan and will be made available in other regions shortly.… Read the rest
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 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