Monday, April 30, 2007

36 New Hi-Res Photos from Shrek 3

Dreamworks has released 36 new photos from Shrek the Third (ie Shrek 3). Check them out after the jump. As always, click on the images to see the photos at a higher resolution.

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Sunday, April 29, 2007

Roll your own creative suite

Adobe's powerhouse Creative Suite 3 isn't for everyone, not least because of the cost. This guide shows how you can put together your own creative package with open-source or free software.

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Monday, April 23, 2007

Picasa Web Albums - Custom Aveo

Custom Aveo

Since I don't think I'll be able to afford a Mini Cooper as my next car, a Chevy Aveo / Pontiac Wave / Suzuki Swift+ is a more realistic goal. Here are some pictures of some customized versions of the car that look not too bad (I especially like the blue version).

Apple details Leopard's expanded iChat 4.0 Instant Message framework

Apple is slowly publicizing some of Mac OS X Leopard's underlying features, most recently providing developers with an explanation of how the operating system's expanded Instant Message framework will allow them to access iChat 4.0 features from within their applications.

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Friday, April 20, 2007

Starcraft + Origami = Papercraft

flickr user gluek's obsession with Starcraft and/or paper has awesome result.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Google’s Office Suite Complete: Google “PowerPoint” Confirmed

There’s no need for further speculation: Google CEO Today at the Web 2.0 Expo Google CEO Eric Schmidt confirmed that Google will soon launch a PowerPoint clone, completing their basic office suite (they already have Word and Excel covered).

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Saturday, April 14, 2007

Star Wars Review: World's Smallest Working R2D2

It's about perfect scale to the old Star Wars action figures. And the Japanese import has an IR lightsaber remote. At $30 bucks, it might make a good gift, cat toy, or a good friend to have when you're trying to get the Hyperdrive working.

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Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix announced for XBLA, PSN

With 13 years of competitive play under its belt and counting, Super Street Fighter II Turbo is widely considered to be 2-D fighting perfected. A high octane, extremely offense-minded fighter, how is it that Capcom plans to improve upon perfection? By bringing in the comic masterminds at UDON to redraw the entire game, pixel-for-pixel.

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Why the Wii browser has Flash 7 and not Flash 8 or 9?

Opera’s Haavard just answered on his blog the question many have been asking “Why does the Wii Opera-powered browser come with the ancient Flash 7 and not with Flash 8 or Flash 9?”

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Opera 9.2 released

Finally! 9.2 is launched today. 9.2 is not only an important update with bug fixes and the new Speed Dial functionality, it's also a milestone in spreading Opera to new users around the world: Opera 9.2 for Windows ships with 31 languages.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

PHOTOS: 4 stories of Donkey Kong, made from 6,400 Post-Its!

Check this out! Late Sunday night, a group of UC Santa Cruz students came together at the Engineering 2 building to recreate a level of Donkey Kong on four stories of windows made out of Post-Its. Complete with oil barrels, rolling barrels, ladders, Mario, Penelope, and of course, Donkey Kong!

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Monday, April 09, 2007

The Top Five Multiplayer Wi-fi Games for the Nintendo DS

Portable Video Gamer runs down the top five multiplayer online games for the DS, including some under-appreciated titles you might not have played yet.

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Einstein Struggled with God

Einstein's biographer: Einstein was at a dinner party once in Berlin and everybody assumed he was an atheist and he said, "No. I have a deep feeling of faith, a deep religiosity that comes from my appreciation of the way the Lord made the universe," and everybody was stunned.

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Saturday, April 07, 2007

iPhone confirmed for Rogers Wireless in Canada. Again.

Hence, just today, on April 6th 2007, we
’ve made a call to Rogers Wireless regarding the CBC report. Rogers Wireless customer representative Amanda, (1-877-764-3772), told us the following. According to Amanda (whose last name we were unable to get due to Rogers policies), “We [Rogers Wireless] are going to offer the iPhone in Canada… We’re just..

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Friday, April 06, 2007

IGN gives Super Paper Mario for the Wii an 8.9

The new 2D-to-3D dynamic is built around clever and surprisingly complex puzzles that will challenge and impress you. And it all comes together to make Super Paper Mario a highly enjoyable title, whether you want to call it a platformer, an RPG, or something in-between. You will have fun and the fun will last for a good while, plain and simple.

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Apple's new Mac Pro uses exclusive quad core 3 ghz Xeon

Apple's updated Mac Pro uses a special version of Intel's Xeon workstation-class processor, the semiconductor company said in an e-mail note. The 3GHz quad-core CPU at the heart of the fastest system is currently an unannounced model that sits at the top of the company's performance range and is presently used only by Apple

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Thursday, April 05, 2007

Favorite Dog Poll

Vote for your favorite dog...

Zoho Polls

Testing Zoho Polls:

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

One million MINIs made - Autoblog

One million MINIs made - Autoblog

Still my favorite car if I had the money to go out and buy a new car today.

Apple Canada - Mac Pro

Apple Canada - Mac Pro

This blows any dual core G5 out of the water! :) If only I had the money...

New York Auto Show: Chevy Beat Concept - AutoblogGreen

New York Auto Show: Chevy Beat Concept - AutoblogGreen

This looks to be the best of the 3 new concept cars. I'm somewhat partial to the Aveo/Wave/Swift+, but this looks like a modern update on that design.

Chevy even has a site to vote for your favorite car out of their 3 new concept vehicles: here

3rd Anniversary of our first date

Well, today marks the third anniversary of my first date with Janelle. We went to Tim Horton's and had a drink and donuts. We both didn't know where we would be 3 years down the road.

I can never fool Janelle, so she already knows what I got her - a basic Mixmaster from Sunbeam. She's wanted one for a couple years, however it might be a gift we'll both use. :)

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

My Other Blog

I like testing out different products, so I created a Wordpress blog at

Monday, April 02, 2007

Lotto 6/49

Finally went in at work with the lottery pool. It's 38 million estimated on Wednesday April 4. April 4 was a lucky day for me 3 years ago, so I'm hoping it might be so again. :)

Nights on the Wii

Nights on the Wii
I have this game for the Saturn. Could be a good game on the Wii. I was never all that great on the Saturn version.