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August 31, 2009

A look at the new Playstation 3 controller

Filed under: PS3,Sony,videogames — Tags: , , , , , — technofranki @ 19:06 have posted a video with a interview of Richard Marks and Anton Mikhailov which are the mastermind behind the new motion controller for PlayStation 3, a Behind The Scenes With SCEA Research & Development (Part 1).

August 29, 2009

Michael Jackson would have turned 51 today

Filed under: music,news — Tags: , , , , — technofranki @ 20:53

Michael Jackson would have turnet 51 today if he still was alive. He would have been in London at the O2 stadium playing the This is it concerts. It was also known this week that Michael Jackson death was a homicide.

Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”.

The Los Angeles County coroner rules Michael Jackson’s death a homicide. CNN’s Kara Finnstrom reports.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the results of the coroner’s report in Michael Jackson’s death and the drugs that killed him. 20% discount on all in-stock items with Visa Summer Promotion

Filed under: blog — Tags: , , , — technofranki @ 00:53

Play-Asia 20% discount now have 20% discount on all in-stock items when using a Visa card. The deal runs until September 6, 2009.

Here his the press release (or some of it anyway):

Play-Asia’s summer deals are so sweet they even attract bees. Drop your ice-cream, we are opening up our flower gardens, with incredible bargains blossoming everywhere. No matter if you look for consoles, video games, CDs, DVDs or toys, surely you will feel like a bee in a flower field – hard to decide where to fly first.

In partnership with VISA, from now until September 6th, all in-stock items except those that have been released during the last 30 days, are discounted by 20%. Please be reminded that this is a VISA exclusive promotion, only valid for orders paid with your VISA card directly at Make sure to watch out for the 20% off discount logo on the final payment page.

So go badger the bank or latch onto a friend who has a VISA card if you don’t have one already! All products eligible for the discount will be marked with a VISA icon. The icon will remain on the product page for as long as the item is in stock. Some products are restocked steadily so the icon comes back every once in a while, others have limited availability and might not get restocked.

August 27, 2009

How USB thumb drives are made

Filed under: blog — Tags: , — technofranki @ 20:02

Have you ever wonder how USB thumb drives are made? Take a look at the video from Kingston Manufacturing Plant.

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August 24, 2009

European trailer of Uno DSiWare

Filed under: DSi,videogames — Tags: , , , — technofranki @ 21:46

Uno will be released on DSiWare on the Nintendo DSi in Europe end of September at 500 Nintendo Points.


August 23, 2009

Heavy Rain at GamesCom

Filed under: PS3,videogames — Tags: , , , , , — technofranki @ 21:24

Heavy Rain for PlayStation 3 looks real good. At this weeks GamesCom the new character Detective Shelby was introduced in this video with David Cage who is writer/director and Founder/CEO of developer Quantic Dream.


Joystiq checks out digital comic service on PSP

Filed under: psp,Sony,videogames — Tags: , , , — technofranki @ 20:10

This week at GamesCon, Sony announced their new Digital Comics service for PSN. It will be available in the US in December this year. Joystiq have taken a look at the service.

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