October is One Geeky Month

5 Oct 2011  No Comments

Phones

We just heard yesterday from Apple the specs of the latest iPhone 4S. Next week its Samsung and Google’s turn to announce the anticipated Nexus Prime/Galaxy, a rumored 4.65″ screen with 720P Super Amoled Plus display And from the teaser video it looks like it will have a curved screen. And by the end of the month Nokia world will be taking place and we should see the first Nokia Windows Mobile Phone device. I hope they don’t reveal something too awesome or that means I’ll be broke this month. That’s not taking into account the Amazon’s Kindle Fire that was announced last week.

Windows 8 vs iOS 5: War of The Betas

17 Sep 2011  2 Comments

Technically Windows 8 is not even in beta yet but who cares as long as it looks this good.

The video shows some basic UI elements and some OS settings in both platforms.

I am loving what was shown of Windows 8 so far and just can’t wait to see more of it.

The Razer Blade – The World’s First True Gaming Laptop

27 Aug 2011  2 Comments

The Razer Blade

If you are a PC gamer, you would definitely have heard of Razer before. They produce some high quality PC accessories form mouses and keyboards to gaming headsets.

But they seem to be getting into the PC manufacturing business. After all, HP will be leaving a huge gap with it leaving the consumer PC market. The laptop code named “Razer Blade” is the thinnest 17″ laptop in the market today and packs an impressive spec sheet, 2.8GHz Core i7 CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M graphics 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM and a 17.3-inch LED 1920 x 1080 display. It also takes a cue from their own “SwitchBlade” concept they revealed at CES. Implementing a LCD trackpad that also can be used as a secondary display for game info and quick shortcuts.

With a price of $2800, just over KD750, I think it is an excellent gaming laptop considering that 17″ MacBook pros start at $2500/KD700 almost.

Win A John’s Phone With Infinite Driver

26 Aug 2011  No Comments

IDPrize

Mr. Infinite Driver/NegativeEffect (you know, the guy behind the awesome GulfRun videos) is holding a competition where the prize is the minimalistic John’s Phone. It’s a really cool phone and the rules are simple:

Rules of the COMPETITION:

1. You must submit a picture of YOUR CURRENT PHONE in an Artistic or Comedic way.
2. The file must JPEG and no more than 1MB.
3. All photos must be submitted before August 31st.
4. The photos will be posted and voted on for the winner.
5. Send your photos to (infinitedriver@gmail.com)

Via ID

So They Are Not Just Killing Them in Syria?!

22 Aug 2011  5 Comments

With the fall of Gaddafi yesterday, Syria is now the last major arab country that has a full revolution going on at the moment. People there are dying daily and the captured might just wish that they were dead. These videos show members of the Republican Guard/Army kicking,punching and humiliating civilians and members of the rebellion.

Warning: The videos are graphic

 

بكاء حليمة بولند على الهواء بعد سقوط جنينها

21 Aug 2011  2 Comments

In the past few days Twitter/Whatsapp/BBM and every other type of social communication was bombarded with the news that Halima Boland is in the hospital recovering from a Stillbirth. Some people said it was a rumor, other said it was true. Halima talked about it on the air yesterday on Funoon Channel.

Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

14 Aug 2011  No Comments

During a Sugarland concert in Indiana yesterday. With winds blowing up to 70 mph. The stage just couldn’t take it anymore and simply gave in and collapsed,  killing 5 people in the process until now and injuring 45 others.

Trailers of 2012 Blockbusters

22 Jul 2011  1 Comment

The Dark Knight Rises:

Tom Hardy (Bane) and Anne Hathaway (Catwoman) are the latest additions Christopher Nolan’s wonderful trilogy as they join Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson and Gary Oldman to conclude the saga.

 

The Amazing Spiderman:

Its a good thing they decided to reboot the series as it lost its way with the 3rd movie. I’m not sure about the cast though, both cast members and the director (Marc Webb – 500 Days of Summer) never tackled something this big before. But I hope they do well.

 

The Avengers:


Original Video- More videos at TinyPic

There isn’t a good copy out yet as the teaser supposed to show right after Captain America’s end credits. But the movie is looking good. With Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Blackwidow and others making an appearance. Directed by Joss Whedon (Thor)

 

Copa America 2011: Argentina And Brazil Squads

28 Jun 2011  No Comments

Copa America will be kicking-off in a few days (July 1st). The tournament will be held in Argentina were the hosts and 14-time winners are favorites to win the gold with what on paper seems to be an unbeatable squad.

Argentina:

Goalkeepers: Juan Pablo Carrizo (River Plate), Mariano Andujar (Catania), Sergio Romero (AZ Alkmaar).

Defenders: Ezequiel Garay (Real Madrid), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Nicolas Burdisso(Roma), Gabriel Milito (Barcelona), Javier Zanetti (Inter Milan), Nicolas Pareja (Spartak Moscow), Marcos Rojo (Spartak Moscow).

Midfielders: Esteban Cambiasso (Inter Milan), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Lucas Biglia (Anderlecht), Javier Pastore (Palermo), Ever Banega (Valencia), Fernando Gago (Real Madrid).

Forwards: Sergio Aguero (Atletico de Madrid), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Carlos Tevez (Manchester City), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli), Diego Milito (Inter Milan).

Brazil:
8-time winners and winners of 4 out of the 5 tournaments are entering the competition as second favorites.

Goalkeepers: Victor (Gremio), Julio Cesar (Inter)

Defenders: Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Maicon (Inter), Andre Santos (Fenerbahce), Adriano (Barcelona), Lucio (Inter), Thiago Silva (Milan), David Luiz (Chelsea) Luisao (Benfica)

Midfielders: Lucas Leiva (Liverpool), Ramires (Chelsea), Sandro (Tottenham), Jadson (Shakhtar Donetsk), Elias (Atletico Madrid), Elano (Santos), Paulo Henrique Ganso (Santos), Lucas Silva (Sao Paulo)

Forwards: Robinho (Milan), Alexandre Pato (Milan), Fred (Fluminense), Neymar (Santos)

River Plate Relegated

27 Jun 2011  No Comments

One of South America’s most famous football clubs, River Plate, was relegated from Argentina’s top division Sunday for the first time in its 110-year history, sparking riots among supporters.
The relegation play-off against Belgrano of Cordoba had to be abandoned in the final minute of the match in the Argentine capital, as police fought back a pitch invasion by furious River fans.

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