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I’m streaming Netflix on PS3!

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments

As I already told, Sony and Netflix recently became partners, and Netflix subscribers can now stream movies from their “Watch Instantly” queue on PlayStation 3.
While Sony is working on new firmware  update for PS3 that would allow full Netflix support, current Netflix subscribers [...]

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My photos and videos of Jupiter and its moons

July 7th, 2009 · No Comments

I already uploaded the pictures to Facebook, so here’s the link: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2029903&id=1198149366&l=d18f0eccf2

The photographs were taken with Canon EOS 20D attached via T-mount to the T-port in the rear of Meade ETX-125 telescope.

The videos are on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spb5083Wq5U and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKTxx9yxw3M

The videos were taken using [...]

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Made in China!

December 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Perfect English found on a product made in China. In this case – a protective film for iPhone 3G.

If you can’t quite read:

Protect your iPhone as good as the original
Royal quality – optical material retains the true color of the screen
Anti Scratch+Anti Dirt
High [...]

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Netflix offers movie streaming via their $100 set-top box

May 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Netflix, the largest movie rental company, had for years been promising to begin streaming movies straight to TVs, and last year announced plans with LG to build a set-top box that would allow that. Netflix has just announced their new set-top box called Roku.

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HD DVD format is not dead, Toshiba says.

January 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Toshiba marketing executive Jodi Sally told the audience at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) HD DVD remained the best technology, but acknowledged the Warner Bros announcement on Friday took her by surprise.

“It’s difficult for me to believe when all the pundits declare that HD [...]

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My first photo of Mars

December 16th, 2007 · 2 Comments

This weekend I tried to photograph Mars. This is a perfect time to make pictures because Mars is in the opposition and closest to Earth as it’s ever been in the past 130 years or so. Around midnight it’s roughly overhead and the [...]

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My first pictures of the Moon through the telescope

November 20th, 2007 · No Comments

Tonight for the first time I tried to make pictures of the moon through my new telescope, Meade ETX-125AT.
Around 10:30pm I went outside, setup tripod and the telescope on it. Attached 26mm eyepiece to the eyepiece port. Attached Meade #64 T-adapter with T-ring [...]

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I had a bad dream tonight

September 29th, 2007 · 4 Comments

I think I should watch fewer movies. Tonight I got a clear indication of that. I don’t remember the entire dream, but the most vivid part of was the ending.
In that dream, myself and my spiritual/martial arts mentor played by Sean Connery had to [...]

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Full Lunar Eclipse (August 28, 2007)

August 28th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Yours truly stayed up all night to watch and make pictures of the Lunar eclipse.
It was gorgeous! I took my 15×60 binoculars, Canon 20D camera with tripod and 300mm zoom image-stabilizing lens, and went out to the warm summer night. The eclipse began a [...]

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