Amazon Kindle Fire – What’s it like? Any reviews?

Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC

Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC

What do we really know about this tablet? All I see is tech savy writers try to outwit each other in insignificant knowledge and speculations about the Kindle Fire tablet.

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The debate on computer/video gaming + list of free games online

Two interesting articles about the current state of gaming:

Father develops cystic fibrosis game to help daughter

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The games that made me

Just read this exercept:

For example:

  • I leaned patience from rock-hard games like Impossible Mission, Ghosts ‘n Goblins and Thrust (and from waiting for them to load via cassette).
  • I learned how to spell from text adventures like Zork, The Hobbit and Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy.
  • I learned social skills from multi-player games like Gauntlet, Pitstop 2 and Ballblazer.
  • I developed a love of all sports from simulations like Leaderboard, International Soccer and Summer Games
  • I learned to appreciate exotic animals from Jeff Minter’s Attack of the Mutant Camels, Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time and Sheep in Space.
  • I learned how to think strategically and quickly adapt to changing fortunes from Archon, Boulderdash and Super Pipeline 2.
  • And I learned the universe was a really, really big place from Elite.

What are the games that have made you?

Interesting gaming questions there, lol.

Meanwhile here is a list of free online games to kill time with:
(THESE GAMES SEEMS TO BE DOWN FOR THE MOMENT)

Online Games list

Adventure games:
Arcane Online Mystery Serial – The Stone Circle (Episode 7)
Huntsville
Pharaohs Tomb – Adventure Game
Uncover the secrets of the Ravenhearst Manor!
Snowy Treasure Hunter 2
Tradewinds 2

Platform games:
Diner Dash! (Hometown Hero) Free Online Version
Kids Next Door – Operation M.O.S.Q.U.I.T.T.O.H
Snowy Puzzle Islands
Funny old birds!

Board games:
Jewel Quest
The wisdom of China in a game
Flower Power

Puzzle games:
Bring back the colours!
Titanic – Hidden Expedition

Racing and Motor games:
Ho-pin Tung Racer Game
Rocky Monster Car Game

Simulator games:
Virtual Villagers: The Lost Children
Once upon a time in the far Far West

Quiz games:
Trivial Pursuit Online

Fairy games:
Plantasia

Sports games:
Gutterball – Free Online Bowling Game

Classics and others:
Moneybags!

 

 

Chinese prisoners forced to work World of Warcraft game to make money for officials

Chinese prisoners forced to work World of Warcraft game to make money for officials

Chinese prisoners forced to work World of Warcraft game to make money for officials

Read article in The Guardian

Dog rescued from the ocean in Japan after 3 weeks adrift

A dog which was rescued at sea off the coast of Kesennuma, Japan, on Friday after being found drifting on a roof is believed to have survived for three weeks after being washed away by the killer tsunami triggered by the March 11 earthquake. Coast guard members aboard a helicopter involved in the day’s search for those still missing after the disaster found the dog on the roof drifting along some 1.8 kilometres off Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture. It took several hours to catch the dog and bring him to the safety of a coastguard vessel. The dog’s collar has no clues about the owner such as address and contact numbers.

Hooked on Trivial Pursuit online – Why are games so addictive on the net?

Seriously, why are games so addictive on computers and/or over the Internet? I’m even hooked on an online version of Trivial Pursuit now! http://free-games-list.blogspot.com/2011/03/trivial-pursuit-free-online-game-six.html

Trivial Pursuit online in a web version

Trivial Pursuit online in a web version



Have either of you ever played that particular version of Trivial Pursuit? I ask, not because of any weird rules or particularly tough questions in it, but because of the opponent – The Teddybear… Well, the teddy bear and it’s moves more precisely.
Who put that in there? Funny as hell though, and maybe that’s why I’ve become addicted to this game?

The secret ingredient of Coca-Cola in pictures

Coca-Cola, the great producer of carbonated soft drinks simply known as Coke.
Yet what actually goes into Coke has always been a mystery. Until now:

The secret ingredient of Coca-Cola in pictures

The secret ingredient of Coca-Cola in pictures

Topless avatar shows up in offical Tiger Woods golf computer game!

A woman playing golf at her Playstation was shocked to se her “self” tee off TOPLESS in a Tiger Woods golf game.

Tiger Woods PGA 11 Topless golf computer game

Tiger Woods PGA 11 Topless golf computer game

Jo Eley had “spent ages” creating an avatar to make it resemble herself using face-mapping technology.  But when she started playing, her avatar was topless and, wearing only white hotpants.

Eley, who will turn 27 shortly, said she believed a programmer put the hidden strip in as a prank after Tiger Woods famous screw around with pornstars that was covered broadly in the media. Jo, the mother of one likes to play the Tiger Woods PGA 11 golf game with her partner Nathan Oliver, where they live in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK.

Topless golfer found hidden in Tiger Woods PGA Golf Game for Playstation

Topless golfer found hidden in Tiger Woods PGA Golf Game for Playstation

She told a tabloid: “We couldn’t stop laughing. Now I can’t get rid of it. It could have been worse, she looks quite good and has bigger boobs than me.”

PG Electronic Arts responded by saing: “We have extensively investigated and have determined that this situation is not possible through a retail copy of the game. The player model is clearly modified as a result of hacking.”

It is not know if Tiger Woods have shown any interest in switching to Playstation golf following these topless news.