Apple’s Q3 2011 Results Are Ridiculous

Posted on July 19th, by raymond padilla in iPhone, Mobile Tech, Today's Specials. 1 Comment

Ridiculous. Simply ridiculous. What else can you say about Apple’s Q3 2011 numbers? The company sold more than 20-million iPhones and nine-million iPads. The company posted $28.57-billion in revenue and $7.31-billion in profit. More than ever it’s hilarious to think that Apple once needed cash from Microsoft to stay in business.

Apple is making crazy money across a wide variety of products. From smartphones to tablets to notebook computers to desktop computers to software to music, Apple is kicking ass.

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Katee Sackhoff Voicing Black Cat in Spider-Man: Edge of Time

Posted on July 19th, by raymond padilla in Comics, Nintendo DS, PS3, Videogames, Wii, Xbox 360. 1 Comment

Marvel.com editorial director Ryan Penagos has revealed that Katee Sackhoff will be voicing Black Cat in the upcoming Spider-Man: Edge of Time. Battlestar Galactica fans will remember Sackhoff as Kara ‘Starbuck’ Thrace. Males will notice that she’s a hottie.

Penagos also posted the first screen of Black Cat. The buxom cat burglar is Spider-Man’s sometimes nemesis and sometimes love interest.

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Spider-Man Reboot Trailer Leaked

Posted on July 19th, by raymond padilla in Comics, Movies. 5 comments

Here’s a leaked trailer of the upcoming Spider-Man reboot starring Andrew Garfield. It’s most likely the trailer that was going to be used to dazzle the kids at Comic Con 2011. You can watch it now in all of its filmed-off-a-screen glory! The trailer was originally posted by We Got This Covered.

Please check it out when you have a chance and let me know what you think of that guy from the Facebook movie playing Spider-Man.

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Google+ App Available for iOS (iPhone)

Posted on July 19th, by raymond padilla in Geek Stuff, Mobile Tech. 9 comments

The official iOS app for Google+ plus has been approved (finally) and is now available on Apple iTunes. According to the official description it’s, “Compatible with iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and iPhone 4. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.” It’s strange that the the iPod Touch isn’t listed as a compatible device, though I’m sure it will work on it as well (bsukenyan, care to give it a try?). I’m going to try it on my iPad 2, but I’m sure the resolution will bother me.

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Epic’s Mark Rein Talks Android, iOS, and PlayStation Vita

Posted on July 18th, by raymond padilla in iPhone, Mobile Tech, Today's Specials, Videogames. No Comments

Epic Games’ vice president Mark Rein recently spoke with Game Network about a wide variety of topics. The section on mobile gaming was particularly interesting. As I noted in December 2009, Unreal Engine 3 on iOS was a huge step for smartphone gaming. Since then, Epic and Chair Entertainment have had one of the biggest iOS hits ever with Infinity Blade. It was interesting to hear what he had to say about iOS, Android, and PlayStation Vita gaming. Check it out:

iOS is certainly part of Epic’s future.

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ThunderCats (Cartoon Network) First Looks Preview

Posted on July 18th, by raymond padilla in Previews, Today's Specials, TV. 9 comments

Over the weekend I watched the first two episodes of the new ThunderCats cartoon. It debuts on Cartoon Network on Friday July 29. I loved the original Rankin/Bass cartoon as a kid and was really happy with the new show. It’s a nice blend of classic ThunderCats elements with modern twists. I’ll have a full review of the show next week. For now, here are some random thoughts and factoids on the premiere.

- In the original show, the ThunderCats left their dying planet to begin life anew on … continued