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Posted: October 19, 2011 by mightymatt1989 in Merchandise, Nerd Stuff, Random, Technology, Web
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After more than half a million votes were cast, the late Steve Jobs has been deemed the Most Influential Man of 2011 by AskMen readers. The co-founder, chairman and former CEO of Apple Incorporated claimed the number one position ahead of an eclectic group that included everyone from outspoken rapper Kanye West to the members of the US Navy’s SEAL Team Six which stormed Osama bin Laden’s fortified compound in May.

Jobs was just one of a number of leaders in the digital space to make the list, reinforcing just how much influence on the modern man emanates from the tech world. Google CEO Larry Page, Facebook CEO/President Mark Zuckerberg, internet troublemakers Anonymous and the controversial Aussie whistleblower Julian Assange all placed highly in the list, rubbing shoulders with professional athletes and Hollywood A-listers.

To check out the complete Top 49 Most Influential Men list, head over to AskMen.com.

Article courtesy of ign.com

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BBX!!! Blackberry QNX

Posted: October 19, 2011 by mightymatt1989 in Apps, Gaming, Review, Technology
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So bbx was launched at DevCon in the early hours of the morning.

Blackberry x QNX equals BBX. They’ve demo’d it on a dev version on the playbook. Running android apps. No release date has been given or a handset showcasing shiny new BBX.

Eheheheh will be keeping you informed.

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Random pictures of Amy Winehouse in her good times, in her bad times and in her crap times.

They tried to make her go to rehab but she said nooo nooo no!

R.I.P to a legend in her own right who sang with honesty and emotion. It’s a Pity all the fame came rushing at her like a disease which made Amy collapse under the pressure and revert to Drugs as her refuge.

Enjoy!

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Cape Town rock band, Stonecollar, is doing their bit to create awareness about abuse against women with the release of an acoustic track, “Turn a Blind Eye”. All proceeds from the sale of the single, scheduled for release at the beginning of August to coincide with the start of Women’s Month, will go to People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA).

“Turn A Blind Eye” is the fourth track on Stonecollar’s debut album, “Trial By Fire”, which launched over two months ago to rave reviews both locally and internationally. The lyrics are about someone who is aware of wrong-doing but does not have the courage or inclination to do anything about it. ‘It’s a sentiment that resonates all too strongly with what goes on with domestic violence,’ says Nicol. ‘People know it’s happening but they just keep silent.’

Stonecollar recorded an acoustic version of the song for the Women’s Month campaign. The new arrangement features haunting melodies and guitar work, while still maintaining the rock and roll edge that fans have come to expect. The song will be available for purchase via download as of 1 August 2011. For more information visit the band’s website, www.stonecollar.co.za, from 1 August 2011. Each download is to be sold for R7 through RhythmMusicStore.com. To do their bit for the campaign, RhythmMusicStore.com has kindly lowered their commission on the sale of this single, further benefiting POWA.

In the hopes of even further promoting this initiative, Stonecollar produced a music video to accompany the release of this single. It will be available for viewing on the band’s official website from 1 August 2011.

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Johnny Depp is a muso?!?

Posted: June 28, 2011 by mightymatt1989 in Arts, Entertainment, Film, Music

With all eyes on Beyonce at Glastobury last night, perhaps Johnny Depp thought his stint as a rockstar would go unnoticed.

The actor unexpectedly joined Alice Cooper onstage at an intimate gig at the 100 Club in London last night to promote Cooper’s new album Welcome 2 My Nightmare.

Johnny helped Alice Cooper, real name Vincent Damon Furnier, perform
Depp is not stranger to the music scene – he owned notorious LA club The Viper Room from its opening in 1993 to 2004

He has appeared as a guest performer for a number of bands, including Oasis singles Fade In-Out and Fade Away, on Shane McGowan of the Pogues first solo album as well on the sound tracks for his films Chocolat and Once Upon a Time in Mexico.

In the early Nineties he was a member of the band P, with Gibby Haynes, Sal Jenco, Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers and Steve Jones from Sex Pistols.

A blog on Alice Cooper’s official website wrote of the gig: ‘Bassist Chuck Garric and Depp seemed like old buddies up there, the.

Heres to something learned today!

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Next time Microsoft purchases a company, we know how it’ll contact its new acquisition to begin negotiations(through Skype duh!). Microsoft just entered into an agreement to purchase Skype for “$8.5 billion in cash.” There’s good news involved, even if you’re not a Skype investor: “Skype will support Microsoft devices like Xbox and Kinect, Windows Phone and a wide array of Windows devices,” Microsoft announced, “and Microsoft will connect Skype users with Lync, Outlook, Xbox Live and other communities.”

You won’t be stuck exclusively using Skype with Kinect, either, as the company plans to continue supporting Skype clients on platforms other than its own (which means Microsoft is now in control of a PSP app-LOL, ironic?). Microsoft did not provide a timeframe for the debut of these Xbox and Windows Phone services, but we’d be very surprised if there weren’t a staged Skype call during Microsoft’s E3 presentation next month.

Simon Schubert is an artist like no other. His medium is paper, and he achieves his vision with precise folds and nothing else.…!

Pay close attention to the detail that is being conveyed, for examble reflections on the floor etc..

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