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Microsoft Live takes a 3D look at The Big Apple

Microsoft has announced a new functionality added to Microsoft Live Search Maps. The announcement includes beautifully done 3D photo-realistic maps which gives an in-depth tour of New York City and 8 other US, UK, and Canadian cities. Microsoft continues to keep one step ahead of Google in the maps competition. While Google Maps has gained 3D scales, the graphics of ...

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It’s Alive! Longhorn gets a second chance

Window’s Vista has been keeping a relatively low profile considering the big anti-climatic countdown for its release. Something tells me that Microsoft is very disappointed in how Vista actually turned out, when they look back and see what they had originally planned. Lucky for us, the original project team for Longhorn have gathered together and completed the coding to what ...

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WoW meets Right Said Fred in the ultimate gaming mash-up

[ev type=”youtube” data=”ePx57vkg5zI”][/ev] Are you a fan of MMORPGs and cheesy yuppie music? Then look no further. This video mash-up features both. While you’re waiting for WoW to come back up from its scheduled down time, give this a look. Watch as a clever human WoW character displays his moves on this hilariously well done music video featuring the best ...

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Simply the greatest damn Playstation auction…ever!

The link for this auction now reads as an invalid link, but GOD DAMN! The auction was for over 1,500 games! That’s including greatest hits and longbox duplicates, as well as multi-region hardware, rare special editions, promotional materials, and dev kits. There is just no competition for a bigger, better Playstation collection. Shockingly, the above photo was only a fraction ...

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Playboy coming to Second Life

This is out of control. This widespread epidemic of large companies entering the virtual world of Second Life is just, simply, insane. How long can Second Life actually last? Playboy has announced their entry into the virtual world of Second Life. This announcement makes dirty perverts around the world, us included, very excited. What happens in the Grotto, stays in ...

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Trent Reznor speaks out about DRM and CD prices

With his band’s new release last month, Year Zero, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor has been feeling the pain that DRM has been causing for record sales. Here’s what Reznor had to say on his blog: As the climate grows more and more desperate for record labels, their answer to their mostly self-inflicted wounds seems to be to screw the ...

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Pin the paintball on the Iraqi

Something spectacular is happening on the Internet these days. People are understanding that it’s ok to laugh at the dark side of current events, no matter how discriminating it is. Iraqi artist Wafaa Bilal is someone who understands this all to well. Bilal has locked himself into a room for a month, so people can shoot paintballs at him from ...

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The Social Networking Geogrpahical Map finds you a home

If I were to live in the world of social communities, I would reside on the border of Last.fm and Flickr, with a summer home in WoW. This geographical depiction of the most popular of social networks is a fun and playful ode to Web 2.0. The “Map of Online Communities and Related Points of Interest”, as it is titled, ...

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