Tuesday, January 22, 2008

ausTech news Episode 78: Macbook - load of air?

Episode 78: Macbook - load of air?

On this show I catch up with the Macworld Expo, go past the gloss and find a diamond in the rough, as well as catch up with how Call of Duty 4 is going as I played a ladder match in it.

Short Stories
Alex Navarro also leaves gamespot after the kane and lynch contraversy, 2015 may see UDHTV, which is 7680 x 4320, 22.1 channel or 33 megapixel ( just how big is that? ), Playstation 3 now costs $400 to manufacture, Sun just bought MySQL for 1 Billion (here ), Anyone who hasn't played quake and are about to download the demo? dont, as it has a glitch in the installer. Doh. ShackNews have a trailer of Uwe Bolls Postal, available here, Command and Conquer screenshots have emerged of a mobile version called Tiberium Wars, World of Warcraft has a Signed Integer for its gold value, which means that you can have a max of 214,748 gold, 36 Silver and 48 copper.

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New Gen media costs $5 to make
cooltechzone.com - source

Windows Vista SP1 Patch available to the public
wired.com - source

Bodyheat can charge your cellphone
tgdaily.com - source

amBX for Supreme Commander
fangaming.com -source

Ex Midway Guy invented the wiimote?
gonintendo.com - source

It's illegal to take photos of Ford Cars
boingboing.net - source

Video(s!) of the week:
Life as a turret in portal
Even if you don't like Portal, this is a great parody that should reach out to
most gamers who do the smack talk.
Go watch on youtube

What happens when last googles parents leave town
A party with all the big names on the internet.
I'm talking Myspace, eBay (warning: swearing)
cracked.com for the win

Meet the Spartans

You should watch this for the Britney spears parody alone!
Another movie that takes the mickey out of others

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