Coffee Talk #360: How E3 Has Changed Over the Years

Posted on June 2nd, by raymond padilla in Coffee Talk, PC Gaming, Today's Specials, Videogames. 25 comments
E3 has changed a lot over the years. When it first started, console and PC games dominated the landscape. As the PC market declined and the console market boomed it became all about...

Microsoft to Buy Nokia’s Smartphone Division for $19-Billion?

Posted on June 1st, by raymond padilla in Mobile Tech, Today's Specials. 12 comments

The word on the street is that Microsoft is planning to buy Nokia’s smartphone division for the hefty sum of…wait for it…$19-billion. The rumor was tweeted by Mobile-Review’s Eldar Murtazin, who has a history of getting inside information and early products from Nokia. Here’s more on the matter from VentureBeat:

If the rumor does end up being true, Microsoft would be looking to acquire Nokia’s “Smart Devices” division, which houses all of the company’s smartphone operations. Nokia also has a “Mobile Phones” division, but that’s entirely


NBA Finals Hotness: Zuleyka Rivera (JJ Barea’s Girlfriend)

Posted on June 1st, by raymond padilla in Sports, Today's Specials. 1 Comment

Dallas Mavericks guard JJ Barea is an impressive basketball player. It’s impressive that a man that’s 5’9″ consistently drives to the hoop while getting pounded by players that are taller than him by a foot or more. His speed is impressive. His shot making and crazy passes are impressive. All that aside, the most impressive thing about JJ Barea is that he’s dating Zuleyka Rivera, Miss Universe 2006. Let us honor JJ’s amazing accomplishment by looking at photos of Zuleyka Rivera.

Zuleyka Rivera 1 NBA Finals Hotness: Zuleyka Rivera (JJ Bareas Girlfriend)

Zuleyka Rivera 2 NBA Finals Hotness: Zuleyka Rivera (JJ Bareas Girlfriend)

Zuleyka Rivera 3 NBA Finals Hotness: Zuleyka Rivera (JJ Bareas Girlfriend)

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HTC Sensation Hits Wal-Mart on June 12, T-Mobile by June 15

Posted on June 1st, by raymond padilla in Mobile Tech. 4 comments

HTC Sensation official 1 HTC Sensation Hits Wal Mart on June 12, T Mobile by June 15

T-Mobile has announced that the highly anticipated HTC Sensation will hit T-Mobile stores “by” June 15 and will arrive at select Wal-Mart locations on June 12. It will be one of the hottest Google Android phones this summer, packing an impressive laundry list of powerful features and gorgeous construction. Here’s a clip from the press release:

T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the upcoming availability of the HTC Sensation 4G. Expected to be available by June 15, and exclusively from T-Mobile, the HTC Sensation 4G is T-Mobile’s most powerful smartphone, delivering


Coffee Talk #359: E3 Press Conference Battle Royal!!!

Posted on June 1st, by raymond padilla in Coffee Talk, Console Wars, Today's Specials, Videogames. 56 comments
Before the E3 show floor opens, Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony crank their hype machines to 11 and set the tone with their press conference. What I really want to know is which E3 2011 press...

This Week’s Videogame Releases

Posted on May 31st, by raymond padilla in Game Releases, Nintendo DS, PS3, PSP, Videogames, Xbox 360. 12 comments

Hunted Demons Forge This Weeks Videogame Releases

There are a pair of interesting games coming out this week. First up is Hunted: The Demon’s Forge. I’m looking forward to this action-RPG. It’s made by the peeps at inXile (The Bard’s Tale), a company founded by Interplay OG Brian Fargo. It looks like an evolved version of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance (one of my favorite games last generation). Fighting fans looking for action on the go will want to check out BlazBlue Continuum Shift II. Hardcore fighters raved about the first game and the … continued