From Ningin: In war, it’s often the victors that gets to write the narrative. Since I was captain of the Mixr Users team, history is how I see it. What I saw was…total domination by Mixr Users!! From the beginning, it never seemed like Mixr Bloggers had much of a chance, but people expected a much closer battle instead of the 7-2 final outcome. One of those points on the Mixr Blogger team, by the way, came from a Mixr User not playing. Let’s get to the breakdowns: More »
New technology has recently allowed scientists to study cell membranes of fossils and have aided them in determining that the existence of feathered dinosaurs is a very real possibility. In fact, scientists now say that feathers evolved on dinosaurs before they evolved on birds. Maybe even more incredible is the fact that from this new technology, scientists can even determine the exact color that these feathers were. More »
By now we’ve all heard what the analysts and game developers think about the iPad, but what about the gamers? How do are we feel about the new tablet? We are thrilled, or at least should be. Since forever clever gamers have been taking apart their coveted consoles and resembling them into more compact shells so they can take their gaming on the road without suffering the drawbacks and limitations that come along with a portable gaming system. Most of the time these contraptions become pieces of fanboy high art, being much too bulky for logical usage. With the iPad, Apple has simplified our vision and gathered support from many developers. More »
With all the hype that’s been put out for 3D, it looks like Alienware is hopping on the bandwagon, releasing their first ever 3D monitor (OptX AW2310). This beautiful 23″ monitor is sleek and sexy, but will cost you $469. It doesn’t stop there though, because an additional 3D kit will cost you $200 extra. More »
From Ningin: Ra-ra-ah-ah, roma-roma-ma, Gaga-ooh-lala..want your Daily Mixr!
President Obama made it clear on Wednesday during his State of the Union address that the United States will not accept second place. Keeping to that promise, President Obama announced on Thursday that the government will spend $8 million to invest in high speed rails in the country. “There is no reason why other countries can build high-speed rail lines and we can’t” (CNN.com). More »
After stepping down as chief executive officer of Microsoft, multi-billionaire Bill Gates along with his wife, Melinda, have channeled their time and effort into the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The former technological giant is now focusing his money and energy into eradicating the world of disease through the mass distribution and administration of vaccines. More »