Just received the following Press Release from Packt Publishing, one of the book listed is for Away3D: “Packt has this week announced a series of discounts and promotions on its selection of Open Source Graphic Applications and Library books. The Open Source Graphic Applications and Libraries Month will offer readers exclusive discounts of 20% and […]

The Google MAP API version 3 offers improvements over the previous versions that makes it easier and more convenient to use. The one I like the most: you no longer need to obtain an API Key to use, very convenient.   You can read more about the changes and the API here: http://code.google.com/apis/maps/documentation/javascript/basics.html. This guide […]

Paint An Easter Egg
March 23, 2011

Easter is coming so why not paint an Easter Egg (in 3D!)? You can then send e-cards to friends and family, post to the gallery, post to Facebook Wall. Go here to start.

Flash Gaming Summit returns in February 27 to San Francisco.   If you plan to attend or nominate, you can register on the event site http://www.flashgamingsummit.com/. This yearly summit is organized by MochiMedia.

The Andoid programming book, Pro Android Games mentions permadi.com’s Raycasting Tutorial. The chapter is about developing games on Android, the mobile OS from Google. The tutorial refered is applicable for all devices, since it’s mainly about the concept, so why not head over there and learn about ray-casting. An excerpt from the book is shown […]

Chrome is shaping up to be the best browser around.  It’s fast and it is developer-friendly, with its own Firebug-like tools.  Under View->Developer->Developer Tools you can find the goodie. See below for screenshot. The Element inspector can be accessed with the Magnfying Glass icon on the bottom, and then you can hover your mouse to […]

This is curently in beta and has nice layout where the bottom of the screen contains a set of commonly used task icons, a calendar on the top, and flippable orientation when in horizontal position.  http://hpp.intuitit.mobi/ .  Screenshots are from Nexus One.

Flash Gaming Summit 2010
February 13, 2010

The second annual summit will be held in San Francisco in March.  Participants include Mochimedia, Adobe, Kongregate, Traffichoney, and Gabob.  For more details, see http://www.flashgamingsummit.com/

Here are some Free Home screens that I have tried.  Most of them are free at the time of testing.  I am using Nexus One phone. Chinese New Year (http://us.91.com) Andro OS (http://www.swsocial.com) IPhone (http://betterandroid.wordpress.com) In Cloud (http://www.mappn.com/community/ Hero Style Home (http://www.honeybeeapps.com) Slide Screen (http://www.slidescreenhome.com) Wave Screen (http://cgwave.dothome.co.kr/xe/?mid=p_mobile) N/A Christmas (http://www.reallyfyi.com)

I installed Windows 7 Beta on my Mac Book Pro and it is running quite well.  I am using VMWare Fusion 2 running on top on Mac OS X Leopard. Some issues: 1) It kept complaining that the Windows needs to be activated, but this actually it is a Beta version. 2) The Wireless network […]

It has been almost a month since Asus announced that they’re coming out with DVD-drive equipped Netbook; the 1004DN shown below.  Read the announcement from Asus. I still can’t find it being sold anywhere.  When it is coming?  Meanwhile, you can read the review of 1004DN at Liliputing. If you can’t wait and live in […]