Inception has made its mark as one of the most thought provoking films ever made in recent history. What surprises me is that Inception’s IP isn’t being milked for what it’s worth. Call it respect for the franchise or something much deeper. I don’t know. Nonetheless, when I read about a card game based on [...]
The next time you feel like watching a tween comedy – for whatever reason, I will not even try to understand – why don’t you try this TV series called Battlestar Galactica? Take a close look at that image and you’ll see that reputable “San Francisco Chronicle(?)” hails it as a “good –hearted tween comedy.” [...]
Do you remember that episode of The Big Bang Theory where the boys were playing with controlling their lights and then the some guys from Szechuan Province, China ended up controlling the lights in Sheldon’s apartment? (For reference, this is episode 9 of season 1: The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization.) The Chinese geeks were what came to [...]
Take a look at this rather bizarre bike. Apart from the fact that its wheels don’t have spokes, they’re not round either. The front wheel is a rounded off pentagon while the back one is a reuleaux triangle (yeah, I went to Wikipedia too).
Putting high definition capability in ever smaller gadgets is all the rage. Not only can you get small HD camcorders but also PMPs that will play back 720p video. Take this Gemei HD-660. Sadly it’s only available in China at the moment, but it features a 4.3-inch LCD with a 480×272 resolution and can handle [...]
In what can only be called another example of its power, China has launched its own High Definition standard, HD NVD, thus escaping any licensing fees. The HD NVD standard has been realized with support from exclusively Chinese companies and the Chinese Government. Technically HD NVD will offer discs up to 12GB and still make [...]