Sunday, January 31, 2010

Imogen Heap's Twitdress

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Imogen Heap (Previously: 1 2) was nominated for two Grammys this year, and won for Best Engineering for a Non-Classical Album. To share the occasion of her first Grammy nominations with her…

"My First Time EP" Released!

Link: "My First Time EP" Released!

Listening to: Alexander Shen - My Robot Wife



I’ve released my first EP today, “My First Time”! This EP was supposed to come out last year, but I ran into a few delays due to a lack of a…

Saturday, January 30, 2010

The iPad and Chrome OS Netbooks Are on a Collision Course

Link: The iPad and Chrome OS Netbooks Are on a Collision Course

Good observation from MG Siegler: the iPad and Google’s forthcoming Chrome OS netbooks are aimed at the same space — that between smartphones and PCs.

One major difference: Apple’s iPhone and iPad…

Friday, January 29, 2010

Microsoft Reaction to iPad

Link: Microsoft Reaction to iPad

David Worthington interviews Brandon Watson, “director of product management in the developer platform at Microsoft”:

Watson claimed that many developers of applications for the iPhone OS–which…

Rust Buccaneers arr coming to PSN this year

Link: Rust Buccaneers arr coming to PSN this year


Finnish developer Pixolane expects to make its PS3 debut later this year with its first game, Rust Buccaneers. The PlayStation Network title is an arcade-style shooter featuring

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Adobe Flash Platform Blog on iPad’s Lack of Flash

Link: Adobe Flash Platform Blog on iPad’s Lack of Flash

So Jobs’s demo of the NYT’s web site showed the “missing Flash” icon in several spots. If you think Apple didn’t expect that, you’re nuts. Apple is not embarrassed by iPhone OS’s lack of Flash.


Wednesday, January 27, 2010

★ The iPad Big Picture

Link: ★ The iPad Big Picture

There was a meta-message in today’s Apple event, not about the iPad in particular, but rather about Apple as a whole. Jobs’s brief preamble included a bit of extra emphasis on the fact that the…

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Apple Tablet Rumor Roundup

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Over the years, there have always been those rumored Apple products and announcements that seem to take on a life of their own. Products that have been rumored for so long that you never actually…

Viimeisen mohikaanin kuolema

Link: Viimeisen mohikaanin kuolema

Se ei ole mikään uutinen, että levyteollisuus on iltaruskon liiketoimintaa. Jokainen vähänkin musiikkibusinesta seuraava tietää sen. Nyt yksi pitkäaikaisimmista levykaupoista Helsingissä – Tunnelin…

A Level Playing Field

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Right now, I’m playing with the isolated SPEs, trying to get metldr to load from OtherOS. Interesting thing, I am not using the exploit. I always assumed the enable isolation mode register was…

Monday, January 25, 2010

Review: Mass Effect 2

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I was an unlikely choice to review Mass Effect 2.

Unlike most of the Joystiq staff, I wasn’t in love with the first entry in the series. Oh, I could see the promise, but I had a hard…

Review: Mass Effect 2

Link: Review:
Mass Effect 2


Of things to come.

For games that are so obsessed with their own fake histories that their creators often commission novels to promote them, RPGs are curiously happy to ignore their real-life…

The Price of Falling into a Picasso: $65 Million [Steep Stumble]

Link: The Price of Falling into a Picasso: $65 Million [Steep Stumble]

The woman who tripped and hit a $130M Picasso painting reduced its value by half. This is $25M more expensive than the time Steve Wynn put an elbow through his Picasso. Obviously, this is…

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Junamatka Moskova - Ulan Bator

Link: Junamatka Moskova - Ulan Bator

Tolstoi oli luksusjuna. Tosin myös 4ZJ alkoi tuntua kodikkaalta jo ensimmäisen yön jälkeen. Koska matkustimme 4-hengen hytissä, olimme varautuneet kämppäkavereihin. Muita ei kuitenkaan tullut, vaan…

Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas 1994

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Sunn 0))):n jälkimainingeissa metallia. Ja vielä bläkkistä.

Mamo Volden edellisessä inkarnaatiossa hehkutettiin bläkkistä viimeisenä metallin todellisena underground-skenenä. Mukana oli…