We’ve seen numerous announcements of tablet computers in recent weeks, as the R&D labs of the world push out their hastily assembled attempts at competing with Apple’s game-changing iPad. But are any of them up to the job?
Last week alone saw ViewSonic, Toshiba and Samsung all officially unveil new models of keyboard-less computer, with a mish-mash of operating systems and screen sizes hoping to somehow build themselves a market in the wake of Apple’s market-leading device.
So here’s a summary of five of the best tablets out there and on the way this year. Or, to put it another way, the iPad +4. (more…)
Today BioWare released the last and final trailer of Mass Effect 2, the long awaited sequel to one of the best sci-fi adventures ever. The game promises to reach epic proportions with enormous gameplay world, non-linear story where player’s decisions affects the direction they take all the time and one hell of a plot.
Collectors and Keepers, Shepard is coming!
Put simply, Avatar is the most visually fantastic film I’ve ever seen. It will be hailed as the groundbreaking 3D release of its time while setting a new standard by which all blockbusters are measured. Yes, it’s that good. I’m not going to talk about plot (or that I thought to myself, Dances with Wolves in space more than once). I’m not going to talk about dialog or pacing (or that the limited narration was totally unnecessary). There are other reviews, more reviewy type reviews, that have all that covered. I’m not going to spoil anything, either. Heck, I’m not even going to talk about Avatar…not just yet.
For the upcoming BBC nature series “South Pacific,” filmmakers rigged a TyphoonHD4 to shoot above and underwater HD in gorgeous slow motion.
(Be sure to watch that clip in HD.)
Three new official movie posters made my day – Iron Man 2, Clash of the Titans and TRON, while The Sorcerer’s Apprentice received its first theatrical trailer.
We all knew this was going to happen eventually but we are a bit surprised by that kind of speed. Only 5 months after the 720p videos started rolling on YouTube, here comes the 1080p support.