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  • VIDEO: San Lorenzo book Real Madrid final
    By on December 20, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    South American champions San Lorenzo will face Real Madrid in the Club World Cup final following their 2-1 win over Auckland City after extra-time.


  • Book Review: Stay Awhile and Listen
    By on October 31, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Many of today’s adult video gamers grew up with a gaming industry that was still trying to figure itself out. In the early-to-mid 1990s, most of the gaming genres we’re familiar with today were still indistinct, half-formed concepts waiting for that one game necessary to define them. Thus, many players sat up and took notice when a relatively unknown company named Blizzard managed to exemplify not one, but two separate types of game in quick succession. (more…)

  • Book Review: Fitness For Geeks
    By on May 9, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    jsuda writes “You would think that geeks would be as interested in fitness as dogs are of TV. After all, geeks already put in hours of finger dancing on keyboards, assembling hefty code fragments, and juggling PHP programming functions. Although intended, in part, as a guide to real physical fitness the book, Fitness for Geeks, entices geeks with what they are really interested in–the science of fitness, nutrition, and exercise. (more…)

  • Book Review: Head First HTML5 Programming
    By on December 5, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Michael J. Ross writes “Web designers and developers alike are increasingly enthused about the capabilities offered by HTML5, which is generally considered the combination of the latest version of the Web’s primary markup language and its related technologies. Consequently, publishers have rushed to market a wide variety of books that purport to explore the inner mysteries of HTML5, even as the standards — and how browsers implement (more…)

  • Book Review: Drupal Web Services
    By on June 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Michael J. Ross writes “In the evolution of the Web, one of the most significant improvements was the general transition from static websites based only upon HTML, to dynamic websites based upon scripting languages. But even then, each website was much like a silo, with no publication of content beyond the pages provided on the site itself. That all began to change with content syndication through RSS, and the development of web application APIs. (more…)

  • Apple Raises E-book Prices For Everyone
    By on April 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nom du Keyboard writes “I was informed by my publisher this week that they would have to raise my e-book prices because they planned to sell them through the Apple iBooks store. How could this happen? A lot of my individual stories sell in the $1 to $3 range, which is well within the impulse purchase amount for many people. In this price range a 50-cent price difference may well be the difference between a purchase and a pass. Meanwhile, Apple is (more…)

  • Color E-Book Displays Coming From E Ink Next Year
    By on March 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    waderoush writes “E Ink, which makes the monochrome electrophoretic screens used in the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes & Noble Nook, the Sony Reader line, and other e-readers, is gearing up to supply manufacturers with the first color versions of its displays by early next year, according to an Xconomy interview with T.H. Peng, a vice president with Taiwan’s Prime View International, which bought E Ink last year. Peng argues that E Ink has nothing to fear (more…)

  • LG Presents Solar Powered E-Book
    By on October 11, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    MikeChino writes “At first glance, e-readers offer a great set of benefits over paper-bound books – they’re light, versatile, and a great alternative to lugging around a tote full of dead tree tomes on your next trip. However these new reading mediums have one glaring fault – can you imaging the frustration of running out of juice mid-sentence and halfway through Infinite Jest? LG’s new solar e-book aims to address this issue (more…)

  • Cowboys’ video board prompts quick revision of NFL rule book
    By on September 3, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Punts will apparently routinely be striking the bottom of the massive screen that looms 90 feet above the field at Jerry Jones’ new stadium. The league’s solution: Replay the down.