Resident Evil: Damnation and all the good cgi full featured movies

Capcom and Namco have made it a habit to add a full featured cgi movie to any game release they make these days on their biggest platform sellers, Resident Evil for Capcom and Tekken for capcom, we might even throw in Square’s Final Fantasy to make it a fair fight. Best cgi based movie for me in the last 3 years is now officially Resident Evil: Damnation. Capcom went all the way with this one from fight scene choreography to music score, it felt so mature and big budget like, a feeling I never got in their last in game … Continue reading Resident Evil: Damnation and all the good cgi full featured movies

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Google I/O is underway, what you missed

So as you know Google I/O developers conference went underway today. There still a few days to go till it ends but here are some of the highlights for the opening keynote you might have missed. Read to the bottom for the most anticipated announcement in my opinion that is(learnt this bad habit of my opinion from a judge in the good wife). Dolphin browser(currently default browser) is being dropped as the default for Google’s own chrome, which has left beta(development) stage on the android platform version Jelly bean. Google has praised chrome for how it handles css3 and html5(new … Continue reading Google I/O is underway, what you missed

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Windows 8 and Phone 8

A few days ago Microsoft introduced officially Windows 8 & Phone 8 respectively. This is an interface overhaul on the desktop side and a continuance improvement on the mobile front. Forget what you think you know about windows, the new OS will have two interfaces running simultaneously on the desktop side, with the legacy explorer view and incorporating the new live windows tiles. As much as you can run it offline, this new OS is targeted at audiences intune with cloud computing and social networking, where a search on the computer will search everything from local machine to your social … Continue reading Windows 8 and Phone 8

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Nitrogen supercooled overclocked Ivy Bridge Processor hits a recording setting 7.032Ghz on a Gigabyte motherboard

Ivy Bridge reviews mostly agree that the new architecture doesn’t overclock as well as Sandy Bridge, but that didn’t stop intrepid overclocker HiCookie from reaching 7.032GHz – a world record – with a Intel Core i7 3770K running on a Gigabyte motherboard. He also set a world record for DDR3 overclocking while he was at it. The world records have been validated by CPUz and Canard PC and you can watch them being set on video (after the break). Here’s some more details on the setup used by HiCookie: Before you head over to Amazon to buy a similar setup … Continue reading Nitrogen supercooled overclocked Ivy Bridge Processor hits a recording setting 7.032Ghz on a Gigabyte motherboard

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Turn your computer into a media centre

  Do you have a surround system on your pc, love movies in all weird formats like avi(divx,xvid) or matroska(mkv) and other unknown formats? Well then this player is for you. Just like vlc is the format king of free mediaplayers this is the format king of home entertainment systems or htpc. For those of you still trying to get my mumbled jargon let me make it simple, from home premium of windows 7 & vista versions there is an extra featured player called media centre that turns your pc into an instant home media centre with provision to stream … Continue reading Turn your computer into a media centre

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SOPA to make Google and other search engines virtually useless…

Illegal content should be forcibly demoted in web searches, a group of UK rights holders has suggested. The organisations argued that search sites were “overwhelmingly” directing users to illegal content. The proposal – developed as part of government-organised talks – was made public by critics of the plans following a Freedom of Information request. The Open Rights Group (ORG) said the report was “dangerous” and “Sopa-like”. Campaigner Peter Bradwell was making reference to the recent protests surrounding the Stop Online Piracy Act in the United States. “Yet again we’re facing dangerous plans to give away power over what we’re allowed … Continue reading SOPA to make Google and other search engines virtually useless…

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FBI plans social network map alert mash-up application

The FBI is seeking to develop an early-warning system based on material “scraped” from social networks. It says the application should provideinformation about possible domestic and global threats superimposed onto maps “using mash-up technology”. The bureau has asked contractors to suggest possible solutions including the estimated cost. Privacy campaigners say they are concerned that the move could have implications for free speech. The FBI’s Strategic Information and Operations Center (SOIC) posted its “Social Media Application” market research request onto the web on 19 January, and it was subsequently flagged up by New Scientist magazine. The document says: “Social media has become … Continue reading FBI plans social network map alert mash-up application

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