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Archive for June 2008

Canada Petitons Apple/Rogers

June 29, 2008

Apparently I’m not the only one who is just a little mifted at Rogers after seeing their proposed rates for the iPhone. After posting a link to the Rogers page I received a couple emails from people who were more than a little dissappointed with what Rogers had to offer. And while browsing Gizmodo as […]

Roger’s iPhone 3G Rates Posted

June 27, 2008

For all of us Canadians that have been sitting on the edge of our seats waiting to hear what kind of deal Roger’s is going to offer and how badly they will be screwing us. Look no further, TUAW has found a Roger’s site that has a chart of the plans available for the iPhone. […]

Watchmen Teaser Suspected to Air Before Dark Night

June 26, 2008

io9 Has an article about Watchmen, and Zack Snyder’s struggle “to keep the movie as long as possible, to preserve the “core” of the story”. Apparently the film looks like it will be around 3 hours and 30 minutes (and that’s without the Black Freighter story). The io9 article also claims that there might be […]

George Carlin Dies at Age 71

June 23, 2008

I was saddened to learn that George Carlin, the provocatively hilarious comedian, author and sometimes actor passed away earlier today of heart failure. He reportedly entered the Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica early this morning for chest pains and around 6pm his heart failed him. Carlin is most known for his edgy comedy, […]

Spore Creature Creator

June 22, 2008

A lot of people have been praising the new Spore Creature Creator by Maxis / Electronic Arts. finally I decided to download the free trial of the Creature Creator and after fooling around with it for a half hour or so I have to say it’s pretty fun. The interface is very intuitive, there are […]