From the original Alien Breed on the Amiga, which was a 2D top-down shoot-everything-that-moves game, to the new Alien Breed Evolution – same genre, but with 3D graphics and eye-candy galore. Here’s a gameplay video from the original: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFqtJLZ7SsU And here’s the new one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C11K4k61224
I have just installed a Fiscon bluetooth in the TDI, and for anyone else wanting an aftermarket bluetooth solution, it’s pretty good. There was an Aussie distributor who quoted me something crazy like $950 ex + shipping for one, so I ordered it from Kufatec in Germany and ended up getting it landed for $620. […]
Sony use a large amount of open-source code in their products, and seem to be complying pretty well with the licensing model (mostly GPL) by releasing the source for a surprising number of products: Sony Open Source Code Distribution Service. Why is it so difficult for other companies to do the same?
I’m a sucker for a well executed ad – and this is one of them: KN | Kitsune Noir » Audi’s “Unbox The Box” Commercial.
Automatica can now accept Credit Card payments. Due to the rates that the banks charge me for my merchant account, and the thin margins on tech these days, there is a surcharge of 2% for MasterCard and Visa and 3.5% for Amex. Diners is not on the table at the moment.
I would have said that I’d need a whole squadron of pigs, fuelled and ready for takeoff before this would happen, but it seems that Telstra have given us something for free. Yes, Internet Tethering with the iPhone and no additional monthly charges. How a carrier can get away with charging for this with a […]
Sony – giving with one hand and taking with the other. A very fine looking car stereo has been released, with an impressive feature set, but it’s well over twice the price here than it is in the USA. Why?
Whilst I’d love to herald the death of Flash, it’s simply not going to happen any time soon. There is hope that it’s stranglehold will be released, if ever so slightly, through the power of open standards, such as HTML5 Canvas elements: Mr Speaker presents: Parcycle. A HTML5 Canvas Particle System.
Should you encounter someone who doubts the importance of context in color perception, you might try whipping out this little demonstration: via John Nack on Adobe: A color perception optical illusion.