Archive for July, 2007

New Penny Arcade Adventures trailer available for your inspection

July 31, 2007

We know how much you guys enjoy examining every scrap of new Penny Arcade Adventures: Episode One: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness footage that’s released and then proclaiming it to be totally awesome/totally crappy. As we don’t think ourselves fit to deny you that joy, we present the new Comic-Con trailer for the game.

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New Arrest Over Boxer Murder

July 31, 2007

A second man has been arrested over the murder of former world champion boxer James Oyebola. The 22-year-old was seized in the Putney area of West London. Mr Oyebola, 47, an ex-heavyweight who stood at 6ft 9in tall, was shot in the head and leg at a west London bar after asking three men to stop smoking.

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Clique Hue HD webcam ups the resolution, gets colorful

July 31, 2007

It’s probably a fact that your internet “dates” could turn up in a slightly higher resolution, don’t you think? Well maybe it’s time to turn on the Clique Communications’ Clique Hue HD flexible webcam, which will broadcast or capture any variety of web-related video “activities” at the cushy resolution of 1280 x 1024 (but at a measly 10 FPS)

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Brando Releases First iPhone User-Replaceable Battery

July 31, 2007

It seems that Brando has been the first off the block to supply a replacement iPhone battery for just $20. So, can someone tell this guy Trujillo, he of the Apple-shaped lawsuit, about this? More details about what you get alongside the battery after the jump.

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Report: Russia, Iran in Weapons Deal

July 31, 2007

Russia reportedly has entered into an agreement to sell to Iran 250 fighter jets and aerial fuel tankers just as the Bush administration announced it plans to sell Saudi Arabia $20 billion in weapons systems that would fine-tune its existing arms cache, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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Pokemon Diamond and Pearl sell 10 million

July 31, 2007

Diamonds and Pearls are exactly what Nintendo is swimming in, as the latest two entries in the Pokemon franchise have hit 10 million units total worldwide. Japanese consumers are responsible for 5.2 million of those sales, with the U.S. taking second place for most addicted Pokegamers.

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Nike reaches $7.6M deal in race suit

July 31, 2007

Nike Inc. has reached a $7.6 million settlement in a class-action race discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of 400 black employees of the company’s Chicago Niketown store, the company said Monday.

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Nike reaches $7.6M deal in race suit

July 31, 2007

Nike Inc. has reached a $7.6 million settlement in a class-action race discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of 400 black employees of the company’s Chicago Niketown store, the company said Monday.

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Panasonic Intros Two HD Camcorders

July 30, 2007

Panasonic announced two HD camcorders that are on the bleeding edge *cough*Bullsh!t*cough* of imaging technology. The HDC-SD5 and HDC-SX5 record video at 1,920
×1,080 resolution under the AVCHD format. Both camcorders are equipped with an Advanced Optical Image Stabilizer for, you guessed it, the shakes.

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Mashup Shows Spam Sources In Real Time

July 30, 2007

This awesome Spamworld Google Maps mashup shows where all that spam is coming from, updated every 15 MINUTES. It’s useless, but fascinating.

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