Kinect is here, and despite its success, we’re more interested in Kinect’s technology underneath, its hacks and modifications than the games it plays. Today you’ll see how you can you use your Kinect with your PC and play games with Kinect as your controller.
Lenovo IdeaPad S12 is the first netbook with NVIDIA’s ion technology, which mean it will be capable to run the whole HD-playing and 3D game. For example, according to Nvidia, Spore, Call of Duty 4, Portal, and World of Warcraft will all be playable.
Just to refresh, Nvidia’s Ion platform is essentially Intel’s Atom processor combined with the decent Nvidia 9400m graphics unit. It aims to provide smooth 1080p video decoding, including accelerated h.264 playblack, Blu-ray playback and moderate gaming capabilities. It is the same technology that launched with the Acer’s Aspire Revo nettop and Zotac main board.
Since most of the existing netbooks can’t handle multimedia at 720p or higher and cannot run any of the latest 3D gaming titles, Lenovo IdeaPad S12 is truly a revolution. Check out all the specs and the gallery after the break…
World of Warcraft (WoW) on the iPhone? Yes, you read it correctly! This isn’t necessarily a new app for the iPhone though. What you see in the picture and the video below is actually WoW being streamed to the iPhone via the iPhone’s 3G connection. What we understand from this is that, the actual online game is running on the PC but with the help of Vollee, WoW can be successfully streamed and yes, played on the iPhone 3G. It looks like from the video, most features of the game can be played and the speed looks pretty smooth taking into consideration it is 3G. Continue reading »
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Do you know someone who literally lives in the World of Warcraft? If so you may understand more than I do what this lad is saying without looking at the subtitles. Internet-speak is a language that’s getting more common among the younger generation, maybe in 50 years time we might have to start learning it in kindergarden, ah! Watch the video after the break.