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What? GameSpot singing?!

OOh YEAH!! that was the GameSpot surprise! That showed in the last of today's coverage! I lmao when I heard them! lol. But u know they were good..really good! you wanna hear some rock?! lol. YAY for 6.5's !!!! ROFL !! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: honestly it was amazing..awesome!!

nothing else to say!

1st E3 Emblem !

HERE, HERE I GOT IT I GOT THE EMBLEM!! ooh sorry, but I can't believe that! I got the Microsoft's Emblem!

YAY!! look at this fastesttruck!! ;)

A huge package of games !

Yesterday I went to the computer market to fix my Laptop, I just wanted to add some rams and install the Windows Vista Ultimate. So I saw a lot of games in that shop it made me crazy. However, I gave the Laptop to the guy and went back to see the games :P, WOOT! you can't imaginehow manygames there! However, I bought about 12PC games and 3 X360 games ooh andan X360 Elite Console!! I am now preparing to have the live service but I can't do that right now cuz of the wireless, it's not working properly. However, let's go back to the games, here's a list about the PCgames I bought :

  • Battlefield : Vietnam
  • Spider Man : 2
  • Spider Man : 3
  • Brothers in Arms : Road to Hill 30
  • Grand Theft Auto : San Andreas
  • Medal of Honor : Pacific Assault
  • Counter Strike Source
  • Dawn of War : Winter Assault
  • Civilization IV
  • The Sims 2
  • The Sims 2 : Pets
  • AND LAST : Overlord

Those are the games I got for PC, and here's another list for X360 :

  • Command & Conquer 3 : Tiberium Wars
  • Gears of War
  • Halo 2

Those are the X360's game.

Thanks for reading :) and have a nice day ;)

My PC specs

Intel Pentium D Core Processor (2MB L2 Cache,3.4GHz,1066 FSB) " Due to core Processor it equals 6.15GHz " --:: Planning to change to Core 2 Due Processor ::--
2 GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz -3 DIMMs --:: Planning to add1 more Rams "1GB each" ::--
Hard Drive: 160 GB( 1 Sata HardDrive = 80 GB, 1 HDD Hard Drive = 80 GB)--:: Planning to add 4 more Sata Hard Drive "160 GB each" ::--
Dual Drives: 52x Combo + 8x DVD+/-RW w/ dbl layer write capable --:: No plans ::--
17 inch flat screen monitor --:: No plans ::--
256 MB Nvidia GeForce 7600 --:: Planning to replace it with the Nvidia GeForce 8800 Ultra SLI 786 MB ::--

5 Sata Hard Drive Slots

3.5 Floppy Drive :P

That almost costs me about 1700$ :P. And now I'm saving for the upgrades I'm planning to add in my PC. Thanks and have a nice day;).

Check this car out !!!

Aston Martin DB-ONE Concept

We certainly don't want to be called out for complaining about Aston Martin's current crop of designs. Were we to win the lottery tomorrow, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage would be high up onthe list of cars to purchase the day after tomorrow. That said, we've lived with the Aston Martin's corporatestyyle for a few years now, and at some point the next generation needs to be confronted.

When the time comes, Aston Martin should give this guy a call. Ruben Vela is a Spanish designer who just received his Masters Degree in Automotive Design last year from Polytechnic University in Valencia. He created the DB-ONE Concept you see above (and in the high-res gallery below). Vela says that the design's most important element is "dynamism", kind of a subtle tension between the car's surfaces and lines that gives it an energy even when static. The front grille is much larger than current Aston models and becomes the focal point of the DB-ONE's front end, while the narrow slit headlights ensure that the massive expanse of sheetmetal presents a dominant front end. A true two-seater, the DB-ONE's windshield extends up and over the cockpit to let the sun shine in, as well. The extremely tapered rear is probably the least production feasible element on the car, though it definitely adds to the "static motion" theme.

:::::: I know that was a short blog from me, but let the car describe itself ::::::

sorry guys if it wasn't clear :(

::::::::::::::: and here's a signature Imade from this car :::::::::::::::

what do you guys think?

Toyota announces 2008 Highlander pricing

Toyota's redesigned 2008 Highlander is expected on dealer lots in a couple of weeks, and buyers can expect relatively modest price increases over last year's model. The mid-size SUV drops the standard 4-cylinder in favor of a 270-hp, 3.5-liter V6 and the interior gets some upgrades. Toyota brags that the larger, more powerful Highlander retains its 2007 V6 fuel economy numbers of 17/23 for 4X2s and 16/22 for 4X4s.

At the low end, the Highlander Base 4X2 model's sticker gets bumped $510 to $27,300 while the 4X4 is up $560 to $28,750.

Sport and Limited level Highlanders get standard backup cameras independent of a navigation system and 19" wheels. Sport 4X2 models get a $985 bump to $29,950. Limited buyers also get keyless entry and will pay MSRP of $32,700 for the 4X2 and $34,150 for the 4X4, which is $1,890 and $1,940 more than 2007 models.

Highlander Hybrid sales are to begin in September, and Toyota will announce pricing for those nearer the fall.

After the jump read Toyota's complete press release with details on interior goodies and other upgrades.

[Source: Toyota]

Toyota Announces Prices for All-New 2008 Highlander

TORRANCE, Calif., June 20 - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for the all-new Highlander mid-size sport utility vehicle (SUV).

The 2008 Highlander is significantly larger, roomier and more powerful than the vehicle it replaces. Yet its fuel efficiency will be virtually unchanged. It is noticeably quieter, smarter, with significantly improved versatility and ride comfort. The 2008 Highlander will have one of the most comprehensive lists of standard safety features in it the mid-size SUV ****where safety is at the top of purchase considerations.

Highlander will be offered in Base, Sport and Limited grades. All three grades will be powered by a new 3.5-liter V6 with dual independent variable valve timing with intelligence (VVT-i) that delivers an impressive 270 horsepower -- a 55 horsepower gain over the previous generation's 3.3-liter engine.

Highlander has an impressive list of standard safety features. It will provide a segment-leading total of seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag and roll-sensing side curtain airbags for all three rows in addition to active headrests for the driver and front passenger.

As with all Toyota SUVs for the last three years, Highlander will provide Toyota's STAR(TM) safety system, featuring: anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist, and for the first time, enhanced vehicle stability control, with electronic power steering.

For all Sport and Limited models, a stand-alone backup camera with a 3.5-inch LCD multi-information screen, not tied to a navigation system, is standard equipment.

Highlander rides on an all-new chassis derived from the current Camry and Avalon. It is nearly four inches longer and three inches wider, with an inch more ground clearance and three inches of additional wheelbase than the Highlander it replaces.

Highlander's second-row seating flexibility features captain's chairs with armrests that, if needed, can be converted to a bench seat for three passengers. A "Center Stow(TM)" seat, when not in use, is hidden in a compartment under the front center console. In its place, passengers can easily put in the Center Stow(TM)console or choose to leave the area open as a walk-through to the third row. The second row also slides forward and back 4.7 inches and reclines.

Clever and convenient standard features include: a third-row bench seat with foldable headrests for a flat rear cargo area, a rear glass hatch for quick access to the rear cargo area (optional on Base grade), and Smart Key System with Push Button Start for Limited. Nineteen-inch alloy wheels will be standard on both Sport and Limited gas models.

The 2008 Highlander adds significant standard features (all new V6 engine, new five-speed automatic sequential shift transmission, electronic power steering, three-row curtain side airbags, driver's knee airbag, new larger alloy wheels, etc.) with only a modest MSRP increase.

The 2008 Highlander Base grade will carry a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $27,300 for the 4x2 model, an increase of $510, or 1.9 percent over the previous generation Highlander. The Base grade 4x4 will carry a base MSRP of $28,750, an increase of $560 or 2.0 percent.

The base MSRP for the Sport grade will carry a base of $29,950 for the 4x2, an increase of $985, or 3.4 percent. The Sport grade 4x4 will carry a base MSRP of $31,400, an increase of $965, or 3.2 percent.

The MSRP for the top-of-the-line Highlander Limited will be $32,700 for the 4x2, an increase of $1,890 or 6.1 percent. The Limited 4x4 will carry a base MSRP of $34,150, an increase of $1,940 or 6.0 percent. Highlander gas models will go on sale in July with hybrid models reaching Toyota dealers in late September.

Pricing for hybrid models will be announced closer to launch.

The delivery, processing and handling (DPH) fee for the 2008 Highlander was increased by $40 to $685. DPH fee for vehicles distributed by Southeast Toyota (SET) and Gulf States Toyota (GST) may vary.

It's summer vacation!!

Well... nothing to say, all in topic. And here's some friends commenting:

I am happy, why not??! It's summer vacation!

I am so happy u know why? because it's the summer vacation!

I am very happy, It's just the summer spirit

I'm the happiest of them all because in this summer I have the full permission to do whatever I want and the full access to the Internet,; I mean that I'll be online in GS all the time,playing and of course to buy the PS3!! U may have the PS3 console but I don't, but the new thing here is """PS3 & Xbox 360"""!! Just pray for me that my results in school be fine if I got that I'll be the happiest person in the world .

What about u what well u do??

A real PC?

HI guys! today we'll talk about a green pc that really really " weird ":

The Enano E2 is a tiny, silent PC with a footprint, and a carbon footprint, that makes most standard-size PCs look like S.U.V.'s.

Enano says that thanks to their small size and low-power processors, its 6.8-by-8.8-inch computers offer power savings of up to 70 percent when compared with full-size PCs. Enano also promotes the E2's small size as offering improved efficiency over larger, bulkier PCs and cases. An optional mounting bracket allows the E2 to hang from a flat-screen monitor, removing it from the desktop entirely.

The E2 has an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and up to three gigabytes of memory. There are four U.S.B. ports, an Ethernet port, an optional TV tuner and a video-out port for connecting the device to a television. In most configurations the computer includes a DVD reader and burner and up to 300 gigabytes of hard drive space.

Prices for the E2 line, available now at RCS Computer Experience and NewEgg.com, range from $1,825 for the EX7400U with a 2.16-gigahertz processor to $1,245 for the 1.67-gigahertz EX5500.

What to do with your bulky old PC? Perhaps recycle the innards and make the case into a nice planter.

-New York Times

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