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Jul 30, 2014

Oh Snap! Park Ki-woong’s last pre-army photo shoot

Oh Snap! Park Ki-woong’s last pre-army photo shoot

By javabeans

I am of two minds of this freshly released photo shoot featuring Park Ki-woong, the last one he shot before enlisting in army duty back in May, because (1) yay pretty Park Ki-woong photos! and (2) sad, now you’ve just reminded me that Park Ki-woong is in the army for the next two years.

I suppose in the end it all boils down to more Park Ki-woong, so let’s stick this one in the…

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Jul 30, 2014

Moeen Ali won’t tie up an end

Moeen Ali won’t tie up an end

There are two types of spin bowlers:

The first kind is the attacking kind. They bat at number 11, but with the ball in their hand, they can take wickets. Early in their career, they can be a bit hit and miss, going for a few boundaries, but you try and allow for that because if they become more consistent, they’re invaluable.

The second kind is the batsman-who-bowls-spin. You’ll see them all the…

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What it will be like to take a Sound Transit train from Seattle to Redmond in the year 2023

Hey, Seattle area commuters. It is going to get a bit easier to cross Lake Washington — in about nine years.
Jul 30, 2014

What it will be like to take a Sound Transit train from Seattle to Redmond in the year 2023

Hey, Seattle area commuters. It is going to get a bit easier to cross Lake Washington — in about nine years.

New Lumia 530 promo video shows its variety of apps and colors

Microsoft’s latest video promoting the new Lumia 530 smartphone has gone live, showing off the budget priced device in a variety of settings, and even shows at the end how its Windows Phone 8.1 UI looks the same as the ones made for Windows 8.1 and the Xbox One.
Jul 30, 2014

New Lumia 530 promo video shows its variety of apps and colors

Microsoft’s latest video promoting the new Lumia 530 smartphone has gone live, showing off the budget priced device in a variety of settings, and even shows at the end how its Windows Phone 8.1 UI looks the same as the ones made for Windows 8.1 and the Xbox One.

Microsoft should dump Windows Phone, says former Windows evangelist Robert Scoble

You probably know tech pundit Robert Scoble from his experiences as an early adopter of Google Glass.
Jul 30, 2014

Microsoft should dump Windows Phone, says former Windows evangelist Robert Scoble

You probably know tech pundit Robert Scoble from his experiences as an early adopter of Google Glass.

Microsoft to sell Xbox One in China on September 23 for $600

Microsoft today announced that it will begin selling the Xbox One in China on Sept. 23, giving the company access to a massive gaming market.
Jul 30, 2014

Microsoft to sell Xbox One in China on September 23 for $600

Microsoft today announced that it will begin selling the Xbox One in China on Sept. 23, giving the company access to a massive gaming market.

China-based Kingsing W8 may be the cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet yet

The earlier promise of cheap Windows 8.1 tablets is being fulfilled with the reveal of a 8-inch product from Chinese company Kingsing.
Jul 30, 2014

China-based Kingsing W8 may be the cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet yet

The earlier promise of cheap Windows 8.1 tablets is being fulfilled with the reveal of a 8-inch product from Chinese company Kingsing.

Amazon.com to invest $2B in India as e-commerce battle brews with Flipkart

Get ready for an e-commerce battle of epic proportions in India. Amazon.com today said that it plans to invest $2 billion in India, an announcement that comes a day after Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart announced $1 billion in fresh funding.
Jul 30, 2014

Amazon.com to invest $2B in India as e-commerce battle brews with Flipkart

Get ready for an e-commerce battle of epic proportions in India. Amazon.com today said that it plans to invest $2 billion in India, an announcement that comes a day after Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart announced $1 billion in fresh funding.

Microsoft hosting Imagine Cup World Finals and new //oneweek event

Microsoft employees are very busy this week as the company plays host to two big events. One is the annual Imagine Cup World Finals while the other is the new //oneweek internal company event which replaces Microsoft’s old annual employee meeting.
Jul 30, 2014

Microsoft hosting Imagine Cup World Finals and new //oneweek event

Microsoft employees are very busy this week as the company plays host to two big events. One is the annual Imagine Cup World Finals while the other is the new //oneweek internal company event which replaces Microsoft’s old annual employee meeting.

Pinball FX2 for Xbox One delayed to enable content transfers, Guardians table arrives on Xbox 360

Earlier this month we reported that Pinball FX2 from Zen Studios would be coming to Xbox One at the end of July as part of the ID@Xbox program.
Jul 30, 2014

Pinball FX2 for Xbox One delayed to enable content transfers, Guardians table arrives on Xbox 360

Earlier this month we reported that Pinball FX2 from Zen Studios would be coming to Xbox One at the end of July as part of the ID@Xbox program.