Moved out to http://uzairsajid.com

This is just a quick annoucement to notify those who already don’t know, I had moved to a self hosted WordPress blog on http:/uzairsajid.com, my new personal weblog. Thanks to all those who supported this blog of mine, it really helped me go a long way.

Nintendo DS with Camera and Music comming?

Kotaku

Source: Kotaku

Gaming blog service Kotaku reports that Nintendo might be shipping a new version of its critically successful handheld later this year. This new DS would feature a built in camera as well as support for music playback. Now this may sound as another fanboyish joke, but their source is the official Nikkei newspaper, which is a respectable source of information. Read the rest of this entry »

Plastic Logic demos a flexible display

1/3 of a MacBook Air

1/3 of a MacBook Air

Ok who else was busy drooling over the new iPods? Well I was there too, which made me completely miss this piece of innovation I bring today. On DEMOfall this week, Plastic Logic debuted its brand new technology; the Plastic Logic Reader. In short, it a extremely lightweight (in ounces), very flexible, touch sensitive display, which can be a great alternative to all the paper (be it books, files, documents, presentations, newspaper, magazines etc) you have to carry around. Read the rest of this entry »

Facebook shines on Google Chrome

Web developers and website owners all over the world are up making sure that their applications are compatible with Google Chrome. In my Hands On Test Drive, I reported that some of the websites and features were not fully functional due to the fact that Chrome caught the world by surprise. Well in their latest update today, Facebook has resolved most of the issues on Chrome, thanks to the people who work through the night just to make the web a better place.

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Microsoft to can Age of Empires maker

Gamespot.com revealed today that Microsoft plans to shutdown its Ensemble Studios. Speculations were raised after Microsoft had fired much of the staff at Ensemble; which is currently developing Halo Wars. Gaming news sites Gamasutra , and Shacknews reported that those directly involved in the much anticipated Real-Time Strategy, would be the only ones left after today. Read the rest of this entry »

New Projects at Gmail Labs

Gmail Labs unveiled three new projects today, on the official Gmail Blog. Gmail Labs has been around for some time now, giving previews of upcoming features to Gmail, be they mouse controlled gestures or a good ol’ fashioned game of Snake.

The new features released are designed to enhance the functionality of mail labels. For example you can now rearrange the order of your left hand pane to your liking. Everything below the folder view is interchangeable giving you options to customize your mailbox view. Just drag and drop the contents as you like, and remove those annoying little boxes from your sights. Read the rest of this entry »

Facebook may be making over $100 Million virtually this year

Tell me who hasn’t heard about Facebook yet? Sure there may be some poor souls who still haven’t joined it yet, but virtually every single entity (bot or human) on the Internet has heard about it at least once. Facebook was founded in February 2004, as a closed registration website. It opened its membership to the world in September 2006, challenging the likes of Google’s Orkut and MySpace. Read the rest of this entry »