Specially for graphics designers, for those who cannot stop seeing the word in Pantone colors, W2 Products designed coffee mugs branded by Pantone. Out of stock already.
This PC First Person Shooter (FPS) game was already presented on Roumazeilles.net some time ago. Here is a preview by HookedGamers. As they say: “Ghosts and zombies and rust, oh my!”
Would you know what colour cerulean is? Or peach? Or spruce? Or watermelon? Or plum? Or rust? The HP online color thesaurus is a great way to identify these and to get the precise formal definition of such colours. You type in a name, and it will give you the color, similar ones and anonyms.
Crysis, the First Person Shooter PC game of the year is already upon us, but the marketing frenzy is not finished and news are pouring in relation with this FPS game. Let’s have a look at what ended up on this desktop and that I’d like to share. Crysis will be part of a trilogy.… Read More
After months of expectation organised by marketing and advertisment, the FPS video game most awaited of the year, Crysis, will be available tomorrow (you can already download it on Steam and the Electronic Arts online shop/store -on-line electronic payment and validation- but not use it yet). Graphic card providers are already dreaming of the rising… Read More
Since it appears that finding this information about the Crysis video game is a bit difficult, you can follow the link to Crysis minimum requirements here.
I had previously indicated that I successfully calmibrated a Hyundai Q17 LCD display for a better color management. Today, in order to work in the best possible conditions when handling digital photos on my main PC system using a Dell 2407WFP as my primary display and still the same Hyundai Q17 as secondary display, I… Read More
As plenty other people you may have already downloaded the Crysis demo because you wanted to taste the PC game of the end of the year. But some Internet web site went further and stressed the demo to the point that you can get a good feeling of what this video game will be capable… Read More
Whoever has been using DirectX software on Windows (and this means PC gamers, and only them) knows that you simultaneously need to continuously install new upgrades of the humongous software package from Microsoft in order to keep the best performance out of the PC games and the will to uninstall it or to come back… Read More
Today is Blog Action Day: The day that bloggers chose to try and help save the planet from the impact of Human activity. For my own part, I decided to collect a few ideas to save energy in your computer usage: Upgrade your gear Dim your screen Consolidate and virtualize computers Turn off peripherals Kill… Read More
Do you remember 2004? In this year, we saw the birth of FarCry, Half Life 2 and Doom 3, three games that really redefined PC gaming. This year, in November, we will see a blooming of new games which are set to retrace the PC gaming industy. Expect no less than: Hellgate: London is for… Read More
Among PC gamers, there is a pattern of wondering whether you should go to Windows Vista and DirectX 10 (the latest technologies of Microsoft) as your gaming choice or you’d better stay hooked to Windows XP (currently the preferred gaming platform). There are now a few games allowing a fair comparison between both solutions and… Read More
It’s been quite a question: What will DirectX 10 bring that DirectX 9 will not have? For the Multiplayer Crysis, the answer seems to come from Total Crysis (they have a Crytek press information). Physics and day and night cycle: With DirectX 9, you will not be allowed to break havoc on the trees and… Read More
This is becoming weird. A few years ago, if a graphics card manufacturer brought a version of a graphic driver specially prepared for a specific software, everybody cried wolf and it was a scandal, a benchmark cheat and unwelcome optimisation to favor results on a specific measurement. Today, all this evolved significantly. Did you notice… Read More
The offering of video projectors is evolving quite quickly at this end of the year. I’d like to give only two examples: Today on the walls of Paris metro there is an offer for a less-than-400â‚¬ 800×600 2000-lumen 35dB-noise projector. It is even less expensive than a replacement lamp for my own Sony projector. Today… Read More
At the launch of the Nikon D300 camera, we learned that it would have an LCD screen of 900,000+ pixels. This seems quite impressive, however, it is a bit misleading. Once again a company decided to count dots on the screen instead of pixels. So, this screen is only a VGA (307,000 pixel LCD). If… Read More
Anandtech has a nice post about the best utility software programs for the owner of a recent graphics card (be it an nVidia or and AMD-ATI). They compare: ATI Catalyst Control Center ATI Tray Tools ATITool nVIDIA Control Panel & nTune RivaTuner nHancer BIOS Flashing options and programs
Today, the market for independent graphics cards on PCIexpress is split between two product lines only: nVidia has setup a long list of boards around the 8×00 moniker (the 8 series). The high-end, 8800 GTS and 8800 GTX, are providing a lot of gaming power. The lower end, 8600 GTS and 8400 are much more… Read More
My participation to Emacs history GNU-Emacs v22.1 Aquamacs is a software program in development for two years, but the ambition is quite interesting: Integrate Emacs, the prfered text editor of Roumazeilles.net, into the Aqua environment for Mac. This is an impressive feat because they are at the opposite ends of technology: Aqua is associated to… Read More