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Tanked Ep.45 for Wednesday Mar. 18 2009


- Beers
-Tanked Remix Challenge Delayed One Week. Submissions Until 3/25/09
-Tanked Top Secret Event


iPhone OS 3.0 brings new features

On Tuesday Apple had a developer event to show off the new iPhone OS 3.0. The update to the popular

mobile phone platform brings many updated features, some iPhone owners have been asking for a long

time. Some of the updates include:
- Copy/Paste (implemented through a double click on text) Holy Fuck!
- Push notification (no background processes) - MMS (only available to iPhone 3G) - Streaming Video (ESPN demonstrated)
- Voice Recording - Phone, Calendar and Contact Search with Spotlight
- Peer to Peer communication over Bonjour
iPhone OS 3.0 is scheduled to be available in June engadget (event coverage, link may be dead)

Psystar hijinks return with Open(3) Psystar has defied the odds again and released the Open(3), a compact version of it's lawsuit defying Mac clone line. Although the Quard Core 2 Duo setup won't steamroll the latest line of Mac Pros it will save you a grand or two for your trouble. Although the base configuration is missing a few important things like WiFi, it only runs at $600 before additional configuration. Make sure to nab it quick before the Cupertino lawyers descend like vultures. psystar


Bioshock 2 characters revealed, to have multi-player
The sequel to 2K Games'atmosphericallycerebral FPS Bioshock is to be featured this month in Game Informer magazine. The gaming mag featured the new Big Sister character art on their cover and a confirmation on multi-player options for the game. The game is also set in the underwater city of Rapture (same as the first game) and features you playing the first Big Daddy ever. Hopefully that doesn't mean you're going to get your ass shot to kingdom come by a maniacal plasmid juicingamnesiac. joystiq

Sony Faces Heat From Game Publishers to Cut PS3 Price Sony Corp. is under pressure from video-game publishers to cut the price of the PlayStation 3 console or risk seeing more development funds shift to Nintendo Co.’s Wii. Sony, which has resisted calls for lower prices, is likely to shave $50 to $100 off the PS3 this month or next




Saturday morning Watchmen

Happy Harry posted his animated Saturday morning take on Watchmen. The tongue in cheek contradiction

isincredibly tangible on this one. Great job on the animation. "I'm nutty!"





New Zealand Aliens Vs. Predator ads are way nifty

When faced with promoting the local television broadcast of noted sci-fi stinker Aliens vs. Predator,New Zealand

based ad company DDB went just a step beyond the call of duty and made some ads that were actually....good.

The series of ads features the familiar intergalactic foes competing in a series of everyday competitions such as

tether ball, chess and billiards. The art direction and 3d models are pretty good for a simple television airing of

this stagnant film property.






Should any of these movies be made??????? I say no on all counts accept maybe NOES

Never ending story

Total recall,

Karate kid

Nightmare on elm street


Pet cemetery

Casting For Iron Man 2


Mickey Rourke ... Ivan / Whiplash

Scarlett Johansson ... Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow





Darth Benedict is at it Again!

Pope Benedict XVI said condoms are not the answer to the AIDS epidemic in
Africa and can make the problem worse, setting off criticism Tuesday as he
began a week-long trip to the continent where some 22 million people are
living with HIV.
"You can't resolve it with the distribution of condoms," the pope told reporters
aboard the Alitalia plane heading to Yaounde. "On the contrary, it increases the