If you were looking for a free wallpaper for your PC with a French countryside inspiration, here a photo of Spring in the Vexin français. The wallpaper is available in various screen sizes: 1920 x 1200 pixels 1280 x 1024 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels
A web site on which you will find a colorful collection of background pictures for your PC or your Mac: Imgur. Its only drawback is that you don’t know where the picture comes from, since they are uploaded by the users as they see them here or there.
Did you known what is happening before the Tetris blocks fall from the top of the screen? As a matter of fact, you should know that it’s ugly, scary and has something to do with Space Invaders.
The creator of the fractal concept, Benoît Mandelbrot, just died. Born in Poland, the great mathematician had both French and American citizenship and inspired millions of mathematicians and artists. Rechercher des fractales sur Google.
Kindle and iPad are two contenders trying to support the idea of reading on a technology gadget. It is said that this is actually as easy to read as real printed paper. So, Keith Peters tried a comparison of their displays using a microscope. The results are really impressive as you can see in Kindle… Read More
You find them anywhere and everywhere, but it’s not always worth the visit. To find a beautiful wallpaper for your computer (even more if it has seevral screens), you need to find reliable sources of nice wallpapers. I wrote down a few of the best ones here: The wallpaper section of National Geographic Digital Blasphemy… Read More
The solution is here: http://pugcleaner.com/ Your screen may not thank Xtian for this idea!
The fashion of drawing fractals is a memory of the past (it was probably linked to the first appearance of computers able to collate the computing power for the needed calculations and the display capacity for complex images). But the pleasure is all mine to find this HD video which sends us into a Mandelbrot… Read More
The document scanner has long been a tool of the most usual appearance and scanning a digital copy of a document is now of such ease that anybody can do it. Nevertheless, there is a large gap between a pro scan of a full book and the slightly better than average Xerox-like copy that we… Read More
The larger our displays, the tougher it gets to find adequate wallpapers. NASA (through a sélection from Chamorro) comes to our resscue with these exceptionnaly beautiful high-resolution images. Our computer will have a hig-technology look even in 4000×3000 pixels. You can notice that these images being free of copyright will allow to produce impressive posters… Read More
The arrival of Windows 7 also annonces the arrival of a new updated DirectX to serve the PC gamers’ community. We already knew that Vista did not have the favour of the gamers (who often stayed with Windows XP) and that had (among other things) some significant impact on DirectX 10 that required Vista. Will… Read More
I consider that the most useful and often the most interesting wallpapers for your computer desktop are images that are relatively feature-less. A picture full of little details continuously grabbing your attention is a major nuisance. It’s much better to have either a very smooth image or a photo containing a lot of continuous tones.… Read More
you merely change the size of the Windows desktop and all your desktop icons are forcefully moved around against your will. After one or two of these, you’d be ready to cry, while backing up the position of the icons would be enough, before connecting a new screen, or attaching your laptop to a video-projector,… Read More
It is always more pleasant to work with a nice wall paper on your PC (or Mac) desktop. Here are two interesting source sof beautiful wallpapers based on photographic quality images: dozens of nature-oriented images (including some cartoons) on UsingMac.com; ligthning and storms (15 images). Downright spectacular.
It is now official: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky will be available in our stores on September 5th (very soon, eh!) This should be the reason to go through a last minute list of all the recent screenshots and videos displaying the best images of this FPS game coming from Russia. Interview videos (from VE3D) Screenshots (from… Read More
These days, I received a number of news in preparation of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky launch. This is an FPS video game for PC that should attract many players already in love with S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky will be shown by GSC Game World in Los Angeles for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (with… Read More
Sapphire announced that its Radeon HD4870 would be available in France in the coming days at 249€. 3Dguru has a nice review of the upcoming Radeon HD4870 graphics card. It’s supposed to be the fastest offering from AMD and it is stacked against the GTX260 from nVidia, cheaper Radeon HD4850 and older nVidia GeForce 9800… Read More
You loved seeing the arrival of AMD’s Radeon HD4870? Here comes her stronger sister in graphics cards: Radeon HD4870. The first one was available for a measly 150€, what makes it a nice little entry point for the powerful 3D graphics cards (understand: “for video games“). The Radeon HD4870 has been spotted in France at… Read More
This is the question asked by ArsTechnica in a confrontation between the latest of the fast-running graphics cards from nVidia and a few older cards. The conclusion is hard on them: The price is not right. It’s better to purchase a Palit 9800 GX2 for 150 dollars less. They even insist that all is in… Read More
We have been used to receiving one update of Crysis, the PC FPS video game of the year, for a long time. But it seems that there is now an upcoming change: No update, just a new extension named Warhead or Crysis Warhead. Crytek was a little imprecise on this, but there is one major… Read More