Monday, January 31, 2005

Why Apple Makes a One Buttoned Mouse 

Here's an interesting article on why Apple makes a one buttoned mouse.

Doom, the boardgame 

From Slashdot, Doom, the boardgame.

Hands On: Katamari Damacy 2 

IGN has a hands on preview of Katamari Damacy 2 (with video).

Saturday, January 29, 2005

Pokeman causes Cancer 

From waxy.org, pokemon causes cancer, literally.

Friday, January 28, 2005

Do you own an MGM Widescreen DVD? 

Apparently MGM has released a number of "widescreen" DVDs that are NOT widescreen editions, but just the regular "pan 'n scan" versions with the top and bottom cut off! MGM has agreed to exchange or refund any of these DVDs. The website contains a list of the eligible DVDs. Do you own any?

MGM DVD Settlement

Thursday, January 27, 2005

Gamers report PSP malfunction 

Gamespot has an article where Kutaragi is unapologetic about a defect in the PSP design of one of its buttons.

EA calls Take-Two's MLB deal "stupid money" 

Gamespot has an article on EA criticizing Take-Two's MLB deal as 'stupid money'.

A9 Debuts "Yellow Pages" 

Amazon has introduced their new A9 "Yellow Pages". The best thing about it is that it has pictures of the storefronts!

Animal-Human Hybrid Created 

From Slashdot, the first Animal/Human hybrid has been created by fusing a human with a rabbit.

Layoffs and Restructuring at EA LA  

1UP.com has the story that EA LA is laying off employees. What's interesting is the quote, "There is no focus on any one team or any one class of individuals. It's a studio-wide thing to reset the business fundamentals and get the studio to the next level."

Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Audio-visual summary of US war motive 

For Hal (don't watch at work!):

what barry says

MS to limit Security Updates on Pirated Windows 

MSNBC has an article that MSFT will limit security updates for pirated copies of Windows.

Do game designers burn out like rock stars? 

From Slashdot, links an article asking, "Do game designers burn out like rock stars?".

Castlevania Comic to be released 

From Slashdot, a Castlevania comic will soon be released.

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Kutaragi defends PSP design despite high defect rate 

From Gamesindustry.biz, Kutaragi defends the PSP design despite high defect rate. This is truly an unusual move from Sony... Are they rushing it into the market?

Take-Two Acquires Sega Game Studios for $24 Million 

From Yahoo, Take-Two has acquired 2 Sega game studios for $24 Million. As well, they have trumped EA, by signing an exclusive deal with MLB.

Snowy Tribute to Calvin & Hobbes 

From waxy.org, real life Calvin & Hobbes Snowmen tributes.

Monday, January 24, 2005

Puyallup School District Pulls Plug On Halo 2 Fundraiser 

From various links, a Washington School district has pulled the plug on a Halo 2 tournament fundraiser citing concerns for school gun violence.

Habo Hotel gets 23m funding 

The Habbo Hotel gets 23m in funding.

Pentagon runs clandestine intelligence-gathering infrastructure 

From CNN.com, after 9/11 the Pentagon began a nother clandestine intelligence-gathering infrastructure outside the CIA and FBI.

Thursday, January 20, 2005


From Slashdot, a good article comparing LCD vs CRT screens.

Non-EA Football videogame 

A satirical look at a future non-EA football videogame.

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

HRP-2 "Promet" Humanoid Robot 

It's designed to look like a Gundam style robot, but it is a fully articulated working robot!
Kawada Industries, Inc.

Monday, January 17, 2005

Stickmen Continue 

The story of the Stickman continues. The newest is Sanitarium.

Bill Gates is SO Dreamy!! 

It was 1983. And though I had never heard of him then, apparently Bill Gates was already starting to be famous. Famous enough to pose for Teen Beat magazine!

Sunday, January 16, 2005

Airbus to Unveil Largest Passenger Jet 

The world's largest passenger jet is set to be unveiled tomorrow in France.

EA Considers Interactive Sims TV Show 

From Slashdot, EA is considering a Sims Interactiver TV Show.

Saturday, January 15, 2005

Bizarre Deep Sea Creatures 

From Slashdot comes a link a forum discuss how bizarre deep sea creatures have been brought to shallower waters by the tsunami, and are being discovered by regular divers. UPDATE: Oops, turns out it's an urban legend.


From waxy.org, a visitor takes pictures of Dreamworld, Thailand's Disneyland rip-off.

Thursday, January 13, 2005

O'Brien Laughed at Gates during CES 2005 

Here's the painful scene at CES 2005 when Gates's Windows presentation screwed up on him twice. There was no way that Conan could save him.

World of Warcraft "oversold", pulled from shelves. 

Rumour has it that the World of Warcraft is "oversold", and Blizzard has pulled copies from the shelf. The reason, people suspect is that the Blizzard servers can't keep up.

Disney Plans Tron Remake 

SciFi.com has the scoop that Disney is planning to remake Tron. Wonder how much of the elements of Tron 2.0 will be used?

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

N-Gage Dropped by ChartTrack 

Non-surprising news that ChartTrack has dropped the N-Gage.

Tsunami Before and After Pics 

Tsunami before and after satellite pics.

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Transformers Breakdancing 

Here's a video of some transformers breakdancing.

LEDhead Classic Electronic Handheld Game Simulator 

Here's a site for classic electronic handheld games.

2005 Detroit Auto Show 

It's that time of the year, some nice new models and concept cars at the 2005 Detroit Auto Show.

Best SSID's you have seen 

This forum has the topic the best SSID's you have seen. Some funny ones.

Monday, January 10, 2005

UGO's Top 50 DVDs of All Time 

UGO has a list of the Top 50 DVDs of all time.

Sony PSP TV 

Gaming Horizon a story that the Sony PSP is capable of receiving TV broadcast.

Nintendo loosening its hold on characters 

Seems like Nintendo is loosening its hold on its proprietary characters. First is NBA Street V3, which will have some Mushroom Kingdom characters in it, and second, is the recently announced Dance Dance Revolution with Mario.

Phantom spotted at CES 

As much as I still think Infinium will see its CEO get bought out (since I believe that's his strategy... pump up a stock, then get yourself bought out at a profit, then bail leaving a husk of a company left) -- I must say the prototype devices look absolutely amazing (click then scroll down):

TheTechLounge - CES 2005 Day 1 - Walking the Show Floor

Saturday, January 08, 2005

Ashlee Simpson Getting Booed 

Okay, yet another video of Ashlee Simpson getting booed.

Friday, January 07, 2005

'L.A. Times' Drops Daily 'Garfield' as the Comic Is Blasted and Praised 

The LA Times has dropped 'Garfield' from its daily comics. IMHO, it's about time. That strip has never appealled to me, even as a kid... but that's just my opinion... it is my blog, right?

Thursday, January 06, 2005


From waxy.org, someone's art project, cameramail, where a camera was attached to a postcard....

Windows AntiSpyware (Beta) 

MSFT has released Windows AntiSpyware (Beta).

Monday, January 03, 2005

A Nano-Tech Pinball Machine 

A nano-technology research lab has made what would be construed as the world's smallest pinball machine:

The MEMS-Pinball Movie Download Page

Episode III pics 

Leaked pictures of the latest installment of Star Wars Episode III.

More Katamari Damacy 2 Preview 

More screenshots of Katamari Damacy 2.

Saturday, January 01, 2005

How to fix Mom's computer 

A nice summary on how to fix the layman's computer that usually gets clogged with spam, spyware, and adware.

Tsunamis shatter celebrity holidays 

Probably the most shallow news story from the Tsunami disaster.


Amazing satellite picture 1 and picture 2 of the Tsunami disaster.

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