Month: January 2008

Apple Launches Mac Pro

Apple has launched the new Mac Pro with eight processor cores and a new system architecture, which the company claims delivers up to twice the performance of its predecessor. The new Mac Pro combines two of Intel’s new 45 nanometer Quad-Core Xeon processors running up to 3.2-GHz, powerful new graphics and up to 4TB of […]

Restaurant Review: Lucky Bandra Restaurant

Meena Bazaar area of Bur Dubai is one of the biggest shopping districts in Dubai. The shopping street is lined up with shops and showrooms selling everything – from clothes, watches, electronics and perfumes to jeweleries, party and decoration items, and furnitures. Meena Bazaar is also known for its collection of restaurants specialised in Indian, […]

Hitman Hits the Bullseye

I saw a teaser of Hitman, while watching a movie a few months ago in a theatre. Back then, I thought to myself, “This movie is based on a game – how great can it get?” I had seen quite a few films inspired by video games such as BloodRayne (2005), DOA: Dead or Alive […]

Phone with Foldable Display Launched

A Dutch company has squeezed a display the size of two business cards into a gadget no bigger than other mobile phones—by making a screen, which folds up when not in use. The 5-inch (13-cm) display of Polymer Vision’s “Readius” is the world’s first that folds out when the user wants to read news, blogs […]

John Rambo: More Blood and Gore, Less Story

When posters of John Rambo, aka Rambo 4, screamed “running at a theatre near you”, I skimmed through the entertainment section of Gulf News to check out which cinema houses were showing the movie. Cinestar at Deira City Centre was showing and so were a couple more across Dubai. Since Deira City Centre was the […]

Dubai’s F1 Theme Park Identity to be Revealed Today

Union Properties (UP), one of the leading property developers in the United Arab Emirates has appointed Ric Birch to produce and direct a thrilling ceremony to launch the identity of the F1 Theme Park brand. The ceremony will be held today at 12:00pm, at the Dubai Autodrome in MotorCity. Renowned for producing the best ever […]

Dubai Shopping Festival 2008 Blasts Off With a Bang!

The 2008 leg of one of the largest shopping festivals on the planet – Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) – stated off last night with a grand fireworks show at Creek Park in Bur Dubai. According to the organisers of the festival, the 13th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival will live up to its promise […]

“Is India Sex Starved?”, Asked CNN-IBN

Yes, I know I am late on the whole “Seventy Men Molest Two Girls in Mumbai on New Year’s Eve” topic. For those who don’t a have the slightest clue of what I am talking about, here’s an excerpt from one of the nation’s leading dailies: “In a shocking incident two women were molested by […]

Eidos to Unleash Highlander

Eidos Interactive has announced the upcoming release of Highlander for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. Based on the cult film and television franchise, Highlander lets players experience immortality as they take control of Owen MacLeod in a third person action adventure spanning 2000 years of history. The game also lets the player embark on […]