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Archive for December, 2010

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  • 7 trillion SMS messages will be sent in 2011

    We’ve said this before, but it’s worth saying again: SMS messaging is a huge scam perpetuated upon mobile customers by companies who are making most of their money selling something that is absolutely free to them. SMS messages only came into being because they were free: engineers designed the SMS system to “fill in the […]

  • Stats are not boring as the Joy of Stats proves

    Statistics. If there was a course carrying that name at school or college most of you probably avoided it. Who wants to learn all about how to compile bits of information and create graphs and pie charts from them anyway?
    Well, stats can be boring, but Professor Hans Rosling has set out to prove they can […]

  • NaturalMotion gives us an amusing lesson in video game physics

    The video games we play today on the PS3 and Xbox 360 have well-crafted physics engines as standard. All the well-known game engines include them, and there’s a whole host of companies offering physics engines as plug-ins, e.g. Havok and NaturalMotion.
    NaturalMotion has made a name for itself providing very realistic physics systems for some of […]

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  • New Super Mario Bros. surpasses 6 million sales in Japan, 24 million worldwide

    Usually publishers look to the new game releases for sales figures, but when you’re as big as Nintendo and have Mario as part of your IP catalog, even 4-year-old games can still perform.
    This week, the 2006 game New Super Mario Bros. became the best selling DS game of all time and the first to surpass […]

  • Verizon iPhone could be our Valentine’s Day present

    As the new year approaches we are beginning to see more and more evidence that a Verizon Wireless iPhone is likely. Reports have speculated that the device would be announced during the first or second quarter of next year. Now, a new report says that such an announcment could come by Valentine’s Day.
    Bloomberg cites an […]

  • Skype explains how their P2P backbone failed last week due to Windows client bug

    If you’ve been looking for an official explanation on why Skype’s servers crashed so hard last week besides a cryptic statement about imploding supernodes, the VoIP company has thoughtfully explained the situation over on their official blog.
    Here’s what happened. On December 22nd, the servers handling Skype’s offline messaging became overloaded and slow to respond, which […]

VIZIO XVT3D554SV 55-inch 1080p 480Hz 3D LED Sale and Review


The Vizio XVT3D554SV is out TV lovers! And the results are in. Let me know if you are interested in finding out additional information. We already have three Vizio reviews on the way as mentioned in my prior post.

Hope you all have a happy new years.

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  • How to read Kindle books on your Nook Color

    If I was asked to recommend an e-reader right now, I wouldn’t hesitate to suggest the latest generation Kindle. It has a great screen for reading, long battery life, and very large selection of books offered through Amazon.
    But for some people, the color-less screen of the Kindle isn’t good enough, and they want a bit […]

  • Samsung’s latest point-and-shoot is the 14.6MP superzoom WB700

    Samsung didn’t just see fit to announce one new camera today, they announced two. Meet the WB700, their new premium point-and-shoot.
    The successor to Samsung’s WB600 and WB650 digicams, the WB700 boasts a fourteen megapixel sensor, a wide angle zoom lens crafted by Kreuznach capable of 24x levels of magnification (eighteen of which are optical, the […]

  • U.S. PSN to get Xenogears, Vagrant Story, Threads of Fate & Legend of Mana

    The North American PlayStation Network is getting four Squaresoft PSOne classics many fans have been chomping at the bit to play again on their PS3 or PSP.
    If you owned a PlayStation, chances are you fell in love with at least of of these games:

    Vagrant Story
    Legend of Mana
    Threads of Fate

    All four titles have been rated by […]

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