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Crysis 2 teaser video, live from Times Square

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Crytek and EA showed this teaser trailer (not coincidentally) at NYC’s Times Square hoping to build momentum for the upcoming shooter. More details are expected in the next day or so, see sosnewyork.com.

Updated (and official) HD trailers from the link above:

Written by Julio Franco

April 8th, 2010 at 4:34 am

Posted in blog,gaming,video

Photoshop on steroids, no skills required

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Adobe will be launching Photoshop CS5 next week and with it a new tool in particular that’s simply amazing. Enter content-aware fill:

Written by Julio Franco

April 4th, 2010 at 4:27 am

The Fuhrer reacts to Fermi – w/video

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Not meaning to take sides or anything, but these two videos are simply hilarious. Thanks to Steve for sending the links…

First the newest one: “Hitler reacts to Nvidia Fermi Benchmarks:”

And here’s the same video with an older caption from the days of the Radeon HD 5000 series launch…

Written by Julio Franco

April 1st, 2010 at 7:55 pm

New Super Mario Bros. Wii trailer shows off more gameplay

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I was one of those lured by the Wii’s innovative gameplay proposition when the console was launched. If you recall how that went, demand was incessant and Nintendo was barely able to stock enough units during its first year. In fact, I had to buy my console at a premium from eBay.

Looking back, I can’t believe I went to those extremes for a console that is now basically collecting dust after the Wii Sports novelty wore off and after I got my fair share of Super Mario Bros. and Punch Out nostalgia sessions. Long story short, the Wii is now my wife’s console but this could be getting me back for more…

The trailer above was just released and shows new gameplay elements for the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. Wii slated for release this November.

Written by Julio Franco

August 22nd, 2009 at 4:51 am

Gates and Seinfeld – Part Two

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If you didn’t get the first one… wait, there wasn’t much to get. If you didn’t like the first one, perhaps things will take better shape now, or eventually:


Written by Julio Franco

September 13th, 2008 at 5:14 am

Gates and Seinfeld inaugurate millionaire ad campaign

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Microsoft is already getting hammered on this first commercial that is part of a $300 million marketing push by the company to counteract the successful “I’m a Mac, I’m a PC” ad spots.

If anything this looks like a teaser to me (definitely not yet worth the $10 million Seinfeld is reportedly getting paid for his part on the campaign), but then again it’s also more lighthearted than the Apple ads in a good way…


Written by Julio Franco

September 5th, 2008 at 11:46 am

BMW Builds a Shape-Shifting Car Out of Cloth

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Instead of steel, aluminum or even carbon fiber, the GINA Light Visionary Model has a body of seamless fabric stretched over a movable metal frame that allows the driver to change its shape at will. The car — which actually runs and drives — is a styling design headed straight for the BMW Museum in Munich and so it will never see production, but building a practical car wasn’t the point.

Source: Wired
Original Source: BMW


Written by Julio Franco

June 12th, 2008 at 5:13 am

Why every guy should buy their girlfriend Wii Fit

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Nintendo Wii + Hot chick = viral video. It was only a matter of time…


Written by Julio Franco

May 29th, 2008 at 4:56 am

Posted in blog,gaming,the web,video

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gets egged by protester

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Every once in a while we get to see these kind of rare occurrences, and when I say we, I mean the millions out there that can browse the web. Thank god there is Youtube.

BTW, I happen to like Ballmer. I believe he’s much smarter and upfront businessman than he’s given credit for.

Written by Julio Franco

May 20th, 2008 at 4:06 am

Posted in blog,humor,the web,video

Video: Lenovo’s parody on the MacBook Air, promotes X300

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Having had my friendly and not so friendly encounters with my MacBook Pro and the bundled OS X operating system, at the end of the day I believe that for a powerful laptop I couldn’t have done much better other than buying another ThinkPad. The last one I got was a T42 and still runs like a charm even after a very embarrassing “wrong-screw-in-the-wrong-hole” moment :).

In the world of expensive ultra-portables though, the MacBook Air and the new ThinkPad X300 are two jewels to be had… check this out before buying though…


Written by Julio Franco

April 30th, 2008 at 12:17 am