Ps3, The New Boy In The Hood!

Although it hasn?t reached the hi-tech store shelves yet, the brand new bad boy in the hood of cutting edge video gaming consoles is slowly approaching. Scheduled for release at 17 November 2K6, the highly anticipated gaming console made its last appearance at the 2006 E3. Coming from a key pioneer in hi tech electronics, the PS3 promises to define what the next generation of gaming consoles is going to be like.

Let?s start with some food for the tech freaks. The all new PS3 features the innovative, never-seen-before Cell processor; we are talking about the result of the cooperation between 3 giants in the field of hi-tech electronics: IBM, Sony and Toshiba! The Cell processor features an astounding number of 7 (!) cores and it clocks at 3.2 GHz. Not impressed? Well, be informed that the new PS3 will also feature a new graphics card designed by NVIDIA and SCEI, clocked at 550 MHz! Still not impressed? How about Blu-Ray? Yes, yes Blu-Ray! PS3 also comes equipped with a Blu-Ray drive (up to 54GB of storage) witch in addition to the 1080p resolution that the PS3 delivers will help you enjoy the maximum out of HD movies.

Regarding other aspects of the internal architecture, the PS3 is equipped with 256MB of XDR Main RAM @ 3.2GHz as well 256MB VRAM @700MHz and your ears will be pleased with the sound produced by Dolby 5.1ch speakers ( with cell-base processing).

One thing that gamers will always wonder when a new console is arriving is ?Will I be able to play the games I already have?? Well, in the Case of PS3 the answer is a definite YES. You can play your PS2/PS1 games at no extra cost. Apart from that, the PS3 will accept any CD, DVD, (and of course) Blu-Ray that you throw in it!

Judging by the Videos/ Images of games that will come for the PS3, one can easily say that PS3 will bring a whole new era to the gaming industry. The gaming world has never before witnessed such lifelike graphics and such a vivid gameplay. Let?s just hope that when the time has come, we will have the necessary 500+ bucks in order to get our hands on this amazing toy!

Smart Gamers Backup Xbox 360 Games For Safety

Most ardent gamers agree that the Xbox 360 gaming system from Microsoft is one of the best ever produced. Not only does it have all the bells and whistles that one could hope for in a gaming system, it has a spectacular library of super cool games. Naturally, gamers who own PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii systems will feel the same about their gaming systems.

Let's face it, no matter which system you've purchased, you've also undoubtedly spent a goodly sum buying games, downloads, and movies to play on your system. It's pointless to debate which console is better, when you're debating among devotees of the different games. There are some things about the Xbox 360 that do require some discussion, specifically the fact that the Xbox 360 is a closed system, possibly for a good reason.

All gaming systems are standardized to prohibit a few things from happening, such as changing the DVD drive, adding additional RAM, upgrading the processor, and installing upgrades or other third party firmware. Not being able to do these things means you cannot optimize the operation of the Xbox 360 system, yet these restrictions help to ensure that the Xbox 360 console will work well and efficiently for several years.

One disadvantage that is quite obvious to all Xbox 360 game owners is the inability to make backup Xbox 360 games. Gamers pay good money for the new releases of games. Unfortunately, these games are stored on very fragile media - disks. Any computer guru will try to impress upon all users the importance of backing up your important files. Xbox 360 games may be specialized, nonetheless they are important valuable files and prudent owners wish to backup Xbox 360 games to protect their investment in case of loss or damage. Although the Xbox 360 system design will not allow you to make backup copies, some clever computer software developers have come up with some workaround applications called game copying software programs.

There are few, if any, experienced gamers who have not heard about game copying software programs. Microsoft has integrated encryption into their Xbox 360 games to prevent the backing up of Xbox 360 games. While their software gurus have been busy preventing copying, other gurus have been focusing their energies into making it quite simple to backup Xbox 360 games.

The result of their efforts are available at a number of websites on the Internet; sites dedicated to handling Xbox 360 modifications, providing game copying software for downloading, and even offering games and movies for downloading. The secret to being successful in making backup copies is to select the best game copying software program available without getting ripped off.

Do your research. Check the gamers' blogs. Ask your fellow gamers what they would recommend. Once you've found the best value for a game copying software program, you will be in a position to make backup copies of your valuable Xbox 360 games. You paid good money for these games. It's prudent to make backup Xbox 360 games to protect yourself from damage or loss.

World Of Warcraft Gold Making Guide: Cross Faction Trading – Horde

I decided share one hell of a secret with you. First off I need to let you know this one has a bit of a catch now. It takes 2 accounts. This isn't much of a problem, tons of people have more than one WoW player in their house now, or a trusted friend they play with.

This technique is Cross Faction Auction House Trading.

I am sure you know that the AH is your key to making tons of gold. No matter how much you are farming mobs and getting rare drops, it all depends on how well you can manipulate the AH. It comes down to Supply & Demand.

What a lot of people may not really think about is that there is a huge difference in S&D between Horde and Alliance. Prices that are sky high for stuff on Alliance AHs may be rock bottom on Horde AHs. This is the case on every server, but the particular items will be different on different servers.

Setting Up Your Pipeline:

Make low level alts to do all of your buying and selling.

You need 4 alts in total, 2 Alliance and 2 Horde. One Alliance toon sits in Stormwind, one Horde toon goes to the Undercity, and you need one alt of each faction at the Neutral AH in Booty Bay.

You can choose a different combo of cities if you prefer, but this is the one that I feel is the easiest to get going. Stormwind and Undercity also have more convenient access to some of the Limited Supply Items I have told you about already.

Be careful setting this up on PVE and RP servers. Even though you are allowed to create both Horde and Alliance toons, you won't be able to purchase your own auctions w/o a second account.

This won't be an issue on PVP since you can't make both Alliance and Horde toons on the same account and server.

For the main AHs, you don't even need to level your alts up at all. For Horde, make an Ogre or Troll and run them north to Orgrimmar, then fly to the Undercity. On Alliance, make a Human and run it west to Stormwind.

You can level them up a few levels if you want, just to get a few silver on there and have a bit stronger character to make the run faster... but this is up to you.

The Neutral AH is a bit tougher, since you have to go through some kind of dangerous areas. This is why I recommend Booty Bay as opposed to some of the other cities.

For the Horde:
Create your toon, Troll/Ogre, and then run a short way south from the starting point. Then head south/southwest into the little flatland patch you see on your map, towards the western coast of Durotar. Head SW across the flat area and up the "Hidden Path" you find at the south-west corner (past a Lazy Peon). Keep following the path out to the coast, jump in the water and start swimming west. A Slimeshell Makrura will probably kill you right away. This is good though. When you release after dying, you will be at the Ratchet graveyard in the Barrens. Accept a rez from the Spirit Healer and run down to the dock in Ratchet, NW from the graveyard. Take the boat to Booty Bay.

The Booty Bay AH is right at the Bank which is at the far opposite end of the wharf (south) from the boat landing. You will find Auctioneer O'reely standing on a crate between the bank and the mailbox.

Toys And Games: Bicycles Through The Centuries

I still recall the day I got my very first outdoor toy. I was five years old and it was a sweltering hot Christmas day in Waenhuiskrans (a little town along the southern coast of South Africa). My fathered wheeled the bicycle into the living room where we were opening our other toys and games and I immediately fell head over heels in love. It was a little BMX with luminescent pink and yellow streamers ? right up my alley. Peddling around the courtyard to shouted encouragement from my parents, I couldn?t have been happier.

The bicycle as we know it today did not exist 200 years ago. Looking back at the inventions of the time they seem little more that vintage toys. Necessity, in this case, once again proved to be the mother of invention. Baron van Drais invented the ?Walking Machine? in 1817. A lumbering wooden contraption, it was only practical for use on well-maintained pathways. It boasted two wheels of the same size, the front one being steerable, and was propelled along by straddling it and pushing against the ground ? resulting in a sort of gliding motion.

Its design was so underwhelming that the next variation upon the theme only came about in 1865. The Velocipede (?Fast Foot?) also had same-sized wheels but included a peddling mechanism on the front wheel. Its wheels were made of metal and this combination of wood and metal on the cobbled walkways of the time gave rise to its colloquial name - the Boneshaker.

The Penny-farthing / High Wheel had its heyday during the 1880?s. The peddling apparatus was still mounted directly on the front wheel, but the wheel had grown in size quite a bit once makers realized that the distance you can travel with a single rotation of the pedals become greater the larger you make the wheel. By this time metal technology had also gotten to a point where there were metals strong enough to facilitate the making of small, light parts. The bicycle?s high centre of gravity made it difficult to handle though and ladies and their corsetry were restricted to the High Wheel Tricycle ? a bulky rendition of the children?s toy.
Further along we meet up with the Hard Tired Safety ? a return to the original same-size wheel design that included a nifty new chain and sprocket that made gear ratios possible. The hard tires made for a very awkward ride though, and an enterprising veterinarian of the time strove to give his young son a smoother ride. Mr. Dunlop (sound familiar?) succeeded most well and along came the first Pneumatic-Tired Safety Bicycle. Far from being a simple children?s toy, these bicycles gained immense popularity amongst the ladies by the turn of the century. The bicycle craze killed the bustle and the corset,instituted "common-sense dressing" for women and increased their mobility measurably. Susan B Anthony, figure head of the Suffragette movement in America stated during a New York World interview that "the bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world." Great stuff!

The rest is history. The basic configuration of a typical bicycle has changed little since the first chain-driven model was developed. Details have been fine-tuned and new design technology plus improved materials have made all sorts of exciting things possible, but in essence the look of the bicycle has stayed pretty much the same.

Bicycles are used the world over as an affordable, eco-friendly means of transport. It is a popular children?s toy, a healthy form of recreation and even gets used by the military and police. Next time you hop on your bicycle to pop down to the shops or set out for a brisk mountain biking adventure take a moment to think about all the cycling pioneers that went before us. Then strap on your helmet, look both ways and remember your hand signals ? Safety First.

Online Free Sudoku Puzzles Are A Great Way To Pass The Time At Home Or On The Go

Without a doubt, Sudoku has become an increasingly popular pastime over the past few years. Emerging from simply a cult style game, it has since usurped the crossword puzzle as one of the most popular pen and paper games of all time. Most commonly you can find a daily Sudoku puzzle in your local newspaper, but thanks to the internet, you can now enjoy online free Sudoku challenges from the comfort of your computer. Many popular online free Sudoku websites offer excellent puzzles that range in both size and difficulty so that anyone from a beginner to an expert can pass the time with an enjoyable puzzle.

One very excellent online free Sudoku resource is Fingertime. Their website offers a daily free Sudoku game of average difficulty. Their high tech Flash based puzzles are suitable for anyone and relieve you of the hassle of having to scramble back and forth between using the mouse and the keyboard like many online free Sudoku websites. All you have to do is simply click an open space and select the appropriate number you wish to place there. Furthermore, this website also gives you a timer so you can see how long it takes you to solve the puzzle and it automatically removes any duplicate numbers so you will not get through the entire puzzle and suddenly realize that you placed one number in the completely wrong spot.

Web Sudoku is another great online free Sudoku provider. While it is not as user friendly and lacks the timer that you get on Fingertime, you do get a much larger variety of puzzles on a daily basis. When you visit their online free Sudoku site, you will be presented with the easiest puzzle of the day. From there, you can select other difficulties such as Easy, Medium, Hard or Evil. This variety makes this website great for any Sudoku player, no matter how much of a problem solving pro they are. Furthermore, you can find a link on their website which will take you to a variety of jigsaw style Sudoku games. Modernized in vivid colors and brilliant animation, the jigsaw Sudoku puzzles are a nifty new way to enjoy America?s new favorite pastime.

An Australian online free Sudoku website takes the classic Sudoku puzzle and adds a few extras to it. Firstly, you will notice on their website that there is a little chat area so you can converse with other Sudoku fans from around the world about the current puzzle you are working on. It brings a nice, group atmosphere to an otherwise individual based game. Also, this online free Sudoku website gives you the option to place numbers in squares with a little tag so you can easily remember whether or not you are completely sure about its placement.

Solitaire Game Guide

Despite what you may think, solitaire isn't actually one specific game... it's actually an entire category of different games. Solitaire is actually any card game that you play on your own. The game called "Solitaire" that Microsoft ships with windows is actually a type of solitaire game, called Klondike.

There are hundreds of other solitaire games as well though. Another favourite is Freecell, which Microsoft also ships. Other popular solitaire games, include Spider, Pyramid, and Tri Peaks.

Each solitaire game has different rules, different ways to win, and different styles.

Some solitaire games, like Klondike, don't show you all the cards at the start. A mixture of luck and skill is needed to win the game.

Other games, like Freecell, have all the cards visible, right from the very start of the game. This means that the game is totally under the users control... there is no luck involved at all, and if the user can think things through deeply enough, then they are VERY likely to win.( Of the 32,000 deals available in Microsofts Freecell, only one, deal number 11982, is unsolveable)

Some games are really hard to win, and require a lot of though. 4 Suit spider is one of these hard games, and completing a game normally takes atleast half an hour of solid thinking. Other games are either quite easy( like most deals in Freecell), or don't require much (if any) thought, like Clock.

Some games have distinctive and attractive card layouts. Pyramid has all the cards in a big pyramid shape, and the player must remove cards from the bottom layers until they can reach the top. La Belle Lucie starts the game with 18 fans, which all grow and shrink as the game goes on. (La Belle Lucie looks particularly attractive on a solitaire game supporting rotated cards)

Some solitaire games were played regularly by important historical figures. George Washington and Napoleon were waid to play Napoleon at Elba island, with claims that it helped them to think in times of stress.

All solitaire games help you to think, and improve your concentration and memory- and yet they are still relaxing and fun... A much better way to unwind than watching TV!

No matter who you are, or what mood you're in, there is a type of Solitaire game that you will find fun to play right now. I encourage you to try out a solitaire game package, and discover for yourself all the great fun available in the solitaire universe.

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