June 2009 Archives

Opera Unite Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

So, the newest build of Opera just hit this morning and brought with it the capability of turning it (and your computer) into a little web server, allowing you to share photos, chat, post notes, stream music, share files, and host an HTML site (sorry PHP, etc), all with ...

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“Weird Al” – Craigslist Monday, June 15th, 2009

After a midday 'hacking' of, brilliantly designed to mirror the look of craigslist (which unfortunately seems to have gone away), the parody master has just posted a new video homaging The Doors for the track Craigslist:


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DVD-A-Day 18 – Comic Party 1 disc 1 Monday, June 15th, 2009

Wow, what a difference a switch in mediums can make, and not for the better- at least so far. While the important personality bits are there(with some tweaking), the characters, and more specifically the girls, all seem to have gotten a few years younger, and someone also decided that ...

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Comics for the week of 06/10/09 Sunday, June 14th, 2009

DC: Batman #687: Kicking off Dick Grayson's tenure on the main Bat-book, we get a proper bit of closure to both Final Crisis and Battle for the ...

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A quick note Friday, June 12th, 2009

Obbiously its a couple days without posting here now. Covering for one of the overnight guys this weekend, so I've been busy getting my system all switched into reverse. While this leaves me conscious just as long, I need to be doing something a bit more interactive to ...

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Manga-A-Day 19 – BLAME! v3 Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

And here's today's installment of Killy and Cibo's (not-so-)merry adventures through the nameless megastructure. They actually spend a fair bit of time among other people this time around, and in a neat reversal of the prior volume, where Killy was a midget amongst ...

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Manga-A-Day 18 – BLAME! v2 Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Continuing on in much the same fashion, we see Killy continue to explore the mysterious megastructure for people containing a particular gene, working his way through several environments, and running into more creative uses of the genetic manipulation/mutation that is running rampant throughout. Midway through, we get a ...

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Birdy The Mighty: DECODE S2 Episode 7 fixed! Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Oh thank goodness, they're fixing Episode 7 for the DVD:

DVD version on the left, broadcast on the right
DVD version on the left, broadcast on the right, (full set of comparisons here) This was, quite frankly, the most absurd drop in animation quality I've ever seen, and no ...

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DVD-A-Day 17 – Bakuretsu Tenshi Infinity OVA Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Okay, that wasn't what I was expecting it to be. For some reason I thought this was a somewhat longer piece proffered as an alternate ending to the series, rather than the mid-series side story episode that it actually looks to be. Which thoroughly confused me, as its been so ...

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