CECH-3000B is the New, Lighter and More Power Efficient PS3?

Posted on June 20th, by raymond padilla in PS3. 3 comments

PS3 Slim 3 CECH 3000B is the New, Lighter and More Power Efficient PS3?

According to a Japanese retailer that claims to have been briefed by Sony, the upcoming CECH-3000B PlayStation 3 model will be lighter and more power efficient than its predecessors. Here are some details originally reported by Andriasang:

The CECH-3000B is an updated 320 gigabyte system. It cuts power consumption from 230W to 200W, and cuts weight from 3.0kg to 2.6kg. There are also some external changes to the power and eject buttons, along with the removal of LED lamps, although the retailer report isn’t clear about the specifics

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Game of Thrones Finale Discussion

Posted on June 20th, by raymond padilla in TV. 7 comments

Game of Thrones Tyrion Game of Thrones Finale Discussion

What did you ladies and gents think of last night’s Game of Thrones season one finale? How about the season as a whole? As for me, I absolutely loved it. The show was the sweetest television surprise of 2011. For years I’ve been listening to several friends rave about the books. The series made me start reading them. Although there are significant changes and alterations in the TV adaptation, I still love the show.

Now here are some random thoughts on the finale and season one. Spoilers ahead!

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Coffee Talk #365: The Angle of the Dangle

Posted on June 20th, by raymond padilla in Coffee Talk, iPhone, Mobile Tech, Nintendo DS, Today's Specials. 58 comments
I'm reexamining my position on viewing angles and I'd love to have your input. I was talking to a few friends that review phones and they were dinging the HTC Sensation for its viewing angles. I just don't...

Awesome Harry Potter 7(B) Trailer (2) is Awesome!

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in Movies. 4 comments

The last trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was incredible. The newest trailer is even more amazing! Check it out and get pumped for the Harry Potter grand finale. I can’t wait!!!… continued

Moneyball Trailer is…

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in Movies, Sports. 15 comments

…awesome! Hear me out on this one. I loved the Moneyball book. I loved that Billy Beane (portrayed by Brad Pitt in the movie!) modernized baseball’s archaic scouting system. I loved that a lot of baseball people misunderstood and dismissed what Beane was doing with the Oakland A’s; they thought he was all about buying on-base percentage when he was actually all about buying whatever was undervalued at the time. I lost respect for the legendary Joe Morgan for flipping off Moneyball without even reading it. Billy Beane truly … continued

Redbox Videogame Rental Contest Celebration Extravaganza!

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in Videogames. 34 comments

Redbox kiosk Redbox Videogame Rental Contest Celebration Extravaganza!

In case you didn’t know, Redbox has gone national with its videogame rental service. Loads of excellent games are available at more than 21,000 Redbox kiosks around the nation (of Domination). Let’s celebrate this momentous occasion (okay maybe not momentous, but it’s definitely very cool) with a giveaway! Before I get to that, here’s a clip from the press release:

Redbox, America’s movie rental destination, will offer video game rentals at more than 21,000 redbox locations nationwide beginning June 17, 2011. Top video games will join new release

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