The discovery of a similar looking character in an arcade-style action game of 90s by Atari titled, Gauntlet: The Third Encounter has caused much stir in the blogosphere today. Google’s Android logo has turned out to be a look alike of one of the characters of the game. Surprisingly, even the name of the character (“Android”) is same, among others namely Wizard, Valkyrie, Samurai, Gunfighter, Pirate, Punk Rocker, and Nerd. Developed and published by Atari Games in the 1990 for the Atari Lynx, Gauntlet is considered as one of the most popular multiplayer arcade role-playing game of that time.
The next version of Windows Home Server codename “Vail” has been leaked online. This version of WHS is based on Windows Server 2008 R2, unlike the previous version which was based on WS2003 code. As a result, UI has got a significant facelift and it now looks more or less like Windows 7 because of the “Desktop Experience” of WS2008R2, which is installed and enabled by default on WHS “Vail”.
Everyone is anxious waiting to know all about the eagerly awaited Apple Tablet device aka iSlate/iPad/iTablet. It is highly expected to be announced at the Apple media event on 27th January 2009 in San Francisco. Previously, a number of ‘supposedly’ leaked photos and videos of iSlate caught our attention. The designer turned blogger Dustin Curtis has uploaded pictures of Apple Tablet on a Macbook Pro which can be seen in the images below.
Amazon, the famous American based online retailer has always offered great deals on all kinds of consumer electronic items. This time, they have got a great deal going on the popular Android based Motorola DROID phone. The said phone is now offered for just $109.99 if bought with a two year service plan with Verizon.
John Starkweather from Microsoft surely couldn’t keep his words when he said: “Microsoft is not building a Zune-specific phone”. A number of speculations took our attention in the last one year or so when Microsoft was rumored to release ‘Pink phones’ with Zune services and an App store.
Microsoft has been introducing beautiful theme packs for Windows 7 users via Personalization Gallery. After the inclusion of Coca Cola and Pepsi themes, ‘Nothing but 7up’ has been added to the official collection of Windows 7 themes. It is a fresh new theme based on 7up, a popular brand of a lemon-lime flavored non-caffeinated soft drink.
Remember the Administrator account that was present in good old Windows XP days? The master Administrator account is not visible by default in Windows 7 or Vista. This account has complete access and permissions on the computer and can be enabled by following the steps below.
iCam is a great application for iPhone and iPod touch with multiple features and cool functionalities that you will instantly fall in love with. iCam is a video streamer through which you can stream videos and audios directly from a computer’s webcam to your iPhone.
LucasArts Entertainment Company (LLC) - an American video game developer and a huge game publishing giant has stepped in the iPhone market recently with a remake of it’s classic game, originally released on PC in 1990 - The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on iPhone. The company has been popular since the mid 1990s for its great graphic adventure games. The internationally acclaimed game with multiple sequels has already been able to gather a huge fan following.