Japan’s Tsunami

14 Mar 2011  1 Comment

2 videos showing the destructive force of the tsunami that hit Japan a few days ago. Unbelievable.

 

A Historic Grammy For Gaming

19 Feb 2011  1 Comment

I’ve been real busy so this might be old news for some bust I still thought I should post about it.

A few months ago, Christopher Tin made headlines when his song “Baba Yetu” that was originally written for the game Civilization IV, was nominated for a Grammy. It was the first ever music that was originally written for a game to be nominated.

Earlier this week, Baba Yetu won in the “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)” category.  I hope this is just the beginning. as we all know how wonderful gaming music really is.

Whose Line is It Anyway Returns

13 Jan 2011  4 Comments

The highly entertaining improv show Whose Line is it Anyway looks like it is scheduled for a comeback in a few months. This is the funniest TV show ever. I’m excited to see it return, but too bad that Wayne Brady is not among the new cast.

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Benitez Sacked

22 Dec 2010  3 Comments

Sky Sports News understands Rafa Benitez has been sacked from his post as Inter Milan manager after just six months in charge.The former Liverpool boss was only appointed by the Serie A giants in the summer but has failed to impress during his time in Italy.Benitez was handed the unenviable task of following in the footsteps of Jose Mourinho after the former Chelsea chief secured an unprecedented treble of the UEFA Champions League, Serie A and Coppa Italia titles.The 50-year-old has seen his side struggle in league action this season and they are currently seventh in the Serie A standings, 13 points adrift of leaders AC Milan, although they do have two games in hand.

Sky Sports News understands Rafa Benitez has been sacked from his post as Inter Milan manager after just six months in charge.

The former Liverpool boss was only appointed by the Serie A giants in the summer but has failed to impress during his time in Italy.

Benitez was handed the unenviable task of following in the footsteps of Jose Mourinho after the former Chelsea chief secured an unprecedented treble of the UEFA Champions League, Serie A and Coppa Italia titles.

The 50-year-old has seen his side struggle in league action this season and they are currently seventh in the Serie A standings, 13 points adrift of leaders AC Milan, although they do have two games in hand.

Via Skysports

البراك يطرد قناة الصباح

21 Dec 2010  2 Comments

تطرق النائب مسلم البراك إلى أحد الصحف اليومية مطلقا عليها عدة تهم وسباب والتي لها أيضا قناة فضائية فحمل النائب البراك “الميكرفون” الخاص بها مديرا ظهره إلى مقيم الندوة الناشط السياسي خالد الشليمي مستأذنا منه بطردها من الندوة وعلى الفور وافق الشليمي ما حمل البراك لحذف ميكرفون القناة على الأرض أمام مصور ومراسل القناة الكويتية الخاصة.

Via Zoom,Al-Watan

It Was All For Show, No Donations Received Yet For Al-Azraq

13 Dec 2010  3 Comments

According to the president of the Kuwait Football Association, Sheikh Talal Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, they are still waiting for the donations that half of the Kuwaiti businesses/business owners pledged to donate to the Kuwaiti national football team after winning the Gulf Cup over a week ago.

Second thoughts??

RIM Unveils The “PlayBook” Tablet

28 Sep 2010  No Comments

Research In Motion announced a few hours ago the 7-inch multitouch “PlayBook” tablet that should be available early 2011.

Calling it the “First Professional Tablet” when its called the playbook is a little confusing but I’m loving the native Divx support. Also the tablet will act as a companion for your BlackBerry smartphon and you will be able to tether your data connection via bluetooth. And it has a dual core CPU.

Key features and specifications of the BlackBerry PlayBook, according to RIM, include:

  • 7-inch LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture support
  • BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Dual HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing), supports 1080p HD video recording
  • Video playback: 1080p HD Video, H.264, MPEG, DivX, WMV
  • Audio playback: MP3, AAC, WMA
  • HDMI video output
  • Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Connectors: microHDMI, microUSB, charging contacts
  • Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java
  • Ultra thin and portable:
    • Measures 5.1”x7.6”x0.4” (130mm x 193mm x 10mm)
    • Weighs less than a pound (approximately 0.9 lb or 400g)

Eid is on Friday

8 Sep 2010  7 Comments

Ramadan

Just saw this on Alarabia TV

UEFA Chapions League 2010/2011 Draw Results

26 Aug 2010  3 Comments

The draw just finished and we are going to see some interesting matches this season. The group of death (G) Milan, Madrid, Ajax and Auxerre is just frightening. Also interesting is seeing Rubin back in the same group with Barcelona.

Street Fighter X Tekken

25 Jul 2010  3 Comments

Capcom and Namco announced today at Comic-Con a new fighting game for the PS3 and the Xbox 360. Street Fighter X Tekken (aka Street Fighter vs Tekken). Details are still sparse but for any fighting genre fan this is great news.

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