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Google Glass Gets a Competitor
Posted by 3 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on May 16, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
Like Google Glass, but concerned that your activities might be too extreme for it to handle? Take a look at the Recon Jet, a Glass-like device aimed at the sports crowd. Not only is it made to be more durable, but the information shown in the head-mounted display is sports-related. For example, when I donned the Jet at a hands-on (eyes-on?) at Google I/O 2013, the heads-up display — whic... more.
Concept shows what Apple’s iOS 7 might look like
Posted by 2 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on May 13, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
Ever since the firing of long time Apple software chief Scott Forstall, the primary force behind the skeuomorphic designs in iOS, many have wondered what the next version of the iPhone's operating system will look like. Now that celebrated Apple hardware designer Jony Ive is in charge of the company's software interfaces, some are expecting a radically transformed look for the upcoming iOS 7... more.
Soul Sacrifice review
Posted by 1 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured, The Desk
A grotesque living tome of magic is your guide and hub to the grim setting of Soul Sacrifice. All he tells you is the world is on its last legs, most of humanity has perished and those still alive are imprisoned, awaiting their demise at the hands of the evil sorcerer Magusar. As one of these prisoners you're offered a way to change your fate by reading the talkative journal, reliving the aut... more.
Smartphones become most popular cell phone
Posted by 0 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on April 29, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. It’s a new dawn, a new day, a new life, at least for those who care deeply about global sales statistics with regards to smartphones versus other types of phones. The reason? Smartphones are now officially the most popular cellphone on the planet Earth. Quick lingo update: feature phones are we call your regular cell phones, ... more.
Google possibly hiring 40 Glass advisors to work with celebs
Posted by 0 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on April 15, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
The chances of Google Glass being a simple flash in the pan, in terms of innovative technology, are increasingly slim as the hype surrounding the device is beginning to inspire an entire ecosystem despite the fact that it hasn't even launched yet. Several new reports indicate that, like the iPhone before it, Glass may actually change the face of the computing industry through sheer force of w... more.
Can beer replace water?
Posted by 1 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on March 27, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
Alcohol is a diuretic, a veritable master of dehydration. So, it's surprising that some researchers actually disagree on whether or not beer is a suitable replacement for water. Initial reactions tend toward, "What? Of course they aren't interchangeable." We owe it to ourselves to hear both sides. And then, we get to talk about the awesomeness that is beer. There are the two main questions ... more.
Steampunk! Introducing Britain’s latest fashion craze
Posted by 3 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on March 7, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
Steampunk, once a cultish mix of sci-fi, steam and Victoriana in film and books, is now poised to conquer the world of fashion. Forecasters say the style, which blends the gaslight romance of Victorian London with a frisson of H G Wells and Jules Verne-inspired fantasy, is poised to make a massive leap from niche to the high street. The news will come as little surprise to the tens of... more.
Google Glass available by end of the year for ‘less than $1,500′
Posted by 6 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on February 28, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
There's genuine excitement surrounding Google Glass because it's the first wearable computer that could have mass appeal. While the "Explorer edition" is slowly rolling out to developers who pre-ordered it last year, Google is prepping Glass for a public launch by the end of this year. After going hands-on with Glass at Google's NY headquarters, The Verge has confirmed the final version will b... more.
Sony announces PlayStation 4
Posted by 6 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on February 25, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
Sony has officially announced its entry into the next console generation, the Playstation 4. The limited technical specifications revealed show that the next generation console will feature a custom eight-core CPU, a GPU capable of generating 1.84 teraflops of processing power and 8GB of system memory. The GPU and CPU are both being manufactured by AMD. Announced at a New York press confe... more.
Young Han Solo + Boba Fett Star Wars spinoffs also in the works
Posted by 1 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on February 11, 2013 under Featured, The Desk
The debate over who shot first is about to start again, apparently. It seems Disney wants to take full advantage of all the iconic characters littering George Lucas’ Star Wars universe, and young Han Solo and Boba Fett are the latest in line for spinoff films. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that both characters, which have become fan favorites over the years, will be getting standa... more.