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Klingon Christmas Carol brought to the stage

"A theatre in Chicago is staging a production of the Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol" with a twist. The entire play is delivered in thIngan Hol, the language of the Klingon race, which was developed in 1984 by linguist Marc Okrand for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock." | more

Microsoft: We're Not Having Sex on Kinect

"Microsoft did not authorize or license its technology for this use," it said. "Xbox is a family friendly games and entertainment console and does not allow Adults Only (AO) content to be certified for use on its platform, and would not condone this type of game for Kinect." | more

A history of computing flamewars—in handy graph form!

"Google's wonderful new Ngram Viewer allows Internet users to search a huge corpus of scanned books from 1800 to 2008, searching them by word and graphing the results over time. This is far more awesome than it sounds, because it allows us to chart the history of all sorts of things. And, of course, to settle bar bets. For instance: which is superior, Mac or PC? And how would we decide?

Firefox Add-On Provides H.264 Support on Windows 7

"This new plug-in, known as the HTML5 Extension for Windows Media Player Firefox Plug-in, is available for download here at no cost. It extends the functionality of the earlier plug-in for Firefox, and enables web pages that that offer video in the H.264 format using standard W3C HTML5 to work in Firefox on Windows.

HIS Unleashs the HIS 6970 & 6950 2GB GDDR5 Video Cards

TODAY, Hightech Information System Limited have the pleasure to announce the HIS 6970 & 6950 graphics card. Loaded with our all-in-one technology – HD3D, Eyefinity 4, EyeDefinition and EyeSpeed, the new HIS RadeonTM HD 6970 & 6950 deliver flawless image quality and unbelievable performance, making it the ultimate solution for enthusiast gamers

The numbing ubiquity of computer graphics

"As Tron: Legacy vehicle designer Daniel Simon put it in a recent interview on this very site, "We're living in a very fast-moving world. Even for me - I'm 34 now, and it's shocking to me how... I mean, when I saw Avatar, I was so blown away, but I was also blown away by how fast people forgot about it. Like, a few weeks after it came out, if you were still talking about Avatar, you were so from yesterday!" | more

Mini-Me in upcoming Live Show!

In an upcoming Live Show I'll have a Mini-Me made by Sculpteo. Sculpteo Sculpteo is now offering its popular online 3D printing services to United States’ customers.

Live Show Giveaways/Contests

3dGameMan.com Live Shows are thrilling enough now, but now they've gotten even better. Most upcoming Live Shows will include a Giveaway(s) or Contest(s) for a cool product(s). The madness begins on Dec. 11, 2010, so be sure to tune in as you could win. Also, please take a second to spread the 3GM love to your friends and family. Tweet people tweet ;)

3DMark 11 is now available

HELSINKI, FINLAND – December 7, 2010 – 3DMark® 11, the new DirectX 11 benchmark from Futuremark® was released today. 3DMark 11 is the latest in the long-running series of graphical benchmarks used by millions of gamers and enthusiasts worldwide. Designed for testing DirectX 11 hardware in the latest gaming PCs, 3DMark 11 includes Futuremark’s signature high-end, real-time graphics across six all new benchmark tests.

3DMark 11 Basic Edition

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