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Google may have missed out on purchasing Twitch, but that hasn't stopped the company from acquiring other businesses. Its latest acquisition is Zync Inc, a visual effects cloud-rendering company that was behind Star Trek Into Darkness. Special effects tend to be a costly venture for the film industry. With some exceptions, it is easy to point out which movies have a high budget and which ones are indie films. But it seems that Google might be trying to lower the cost barrier with its acquisition of Zync. “Creating amazing special effects requires a skilled team of visual artists... Read more...
ASRock recently posted a pair of pictures on its Facebook page that are sure to appeal to Transformers fans. One is of an X79 Optimus Prime motherboard and the other is themed after Bumblebee, also based Intel's X79 chipset. As far as we can tell, these are concept shots and not actual boards, though if they are real, there's a good chance both will be unveiled at CES in Las Vegas next month. ASRock didn't provide any specs for these boards, but other than the Transormers-themed makeover, they look identical to ASRock's X79 Extreme9. We're guessing the company's design team was just having a little... Read more...
Whoa there fella, is that a Transformer you have there in your pocket, or are you sporting a raging...oh, it is a Transformers USB stick! Lucky guess, except that we cheated and read Mimobot's press release introducing its new USB drives featuring retro Transfomers styling. "We are stoked to welcome the iconic Transformers characters Optimus Prime and Megatron to the Mimobot family," said Evan Blaustein, CEO of Mimoco. "We hope fans worldwide enjoy the collaboration which also features our most extensive preloaded media suite to date." The funky looking drives are shipping now in2GB ($23), 4GB... Read more...
The news will probably be flowing a bit slower than usual for the next day or so, due to the Christmas Holiday. We'll still do our best to be here if something exciting happens, but in the meantime, I have a fun little tid-bit to share, just to kill some time.If you can make it through the absolutely horrible acting in the first minute, I promise this video gets much cooler... Mac vs. PC -- Transformers Style I have a sneaking suspicion most of you DIYers are going to agree with the blonde's point of view, and won't side with the "winners", but so what? :) It's still a cool video. We all know what... Read more...