Month: February 2008

I’m on the Cover of Fortune Magazine!!

Yes, that’s right! Eat your hearts out – but that ain’t gonna bother me. I don’t care a shit! I’m on Fortune magazine’s cover. What excites me even more is that I am one of the richest Americans on the planet! Don’t believe me? Check out this month’s Fortune magazine cover below: Okie, before all […]

Intel’s Out with ‘Skulltrail’ – An Eight Core Platform for Gamers!

For those who crave more performance than what four processing cores and a single graphics card can deliver today, Intel Corporation has introduced the Intel Dual Socket Extreme Desktop Platform. Formerly codenamed ‘Skulltrail,’ this is one of the first enthusiast desktop platforms to support two Intel quad core processors for a total of eight processing […]

LG Claims to Have Launched the World’s Slimmest LCD TV

LG Electronics has announced the global launch of the LG60, supposedly the world’s slimmest LCD TV at just 45mm. This, LG’s flagship LCD TV for 2008, gives viewers the ability to precisely calibrate the image and automatically adjusts brightness according to ambient light, to create an optimal viewing experience. In addition to being a technological […]

Just Cause 2 to Release This Year

Eidos Interactive has confirmed the details of a brand new title for 2008 – JUST CAUSE 2, the sequel to the 2006 smash-hit video game. Developed by Avalanche Studios, JUST CAUSE 2 stars Rico Rodriquez, back to wreak havoc once again, this time with a new destination – the huge playground of the South East […]

Prototype to Feature Barry Pepper and Other Hollywood Talent

Sierra Entertainment has announced that PROTOTYPE, the company’s upcoming open-world/action game, will feature the voice acting skills of notable Hollywood talent including Barry Pepper, Gordon Clapp and Paul Guilfoyle among others. Already hotly tipped as a game to look out for in 2008 according to Electronic Gaming Monthly, GameSpy.com and other industry editorials, PROTOTYPE is […]

Microsoft Says Vista SP1 Will Be Available In Mid-March

Microsoft may have soothed the angst of the service pack hungry masses by releasing Vista SP1 to manufacturing, but users won’t be able to actually download it until mid-March at the earliest, company officials said recently. During beta testing for Vista SP1, Microsoft found that some device drivers were causing problems on systems with SP1 […]

Lights, Camera, Music!

I was invited to HP’s youth-inspired ‘Design Your Personal Life’ event, on Thursday, January 31, 2008. This event was being simultaneously held in Athens, Istanbul, Dubai and Johannesburg on the same day. The event, which was being held at Wafi Rooftop Gardens, started at 7 pm and continued late into the night. Since I was […]

Need For Speed Competition Winner Announced

Electronic Arts has announced the winner of their Need For Speed ProStreet competition which ran throughout the month of December. EA teamed up with the renowned West Coast Customs to give away an astonishing prize of AED 95,000 (!!) worth of car modifications. This will be one of the first car makeovers West Coast Customs […]

…And the Movie Marathon Continues

Yesterday was a fruitful day – movie watching wise. Call me lazy or something more insulting, but I am proud to say that I watched six (Yes, SIX!!) movies in a row. A short review of each of them follows… Superbad (2007) Superbad is a story of Seth and Evan. They are best friends, inseparable, […]

The Great Movie Marathon

After I come back home from work, there are some days, when I work into nights in a row, playing catch up with tight deadlines. There are also days when there’s way too much of freelance work to finish in a very short time – so I race against time to finish those. And then […]