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Daily Roundup May 19, 2013

Windows Windows 8.1, previously code-named Windows Blue will be available for public preview from June 26th, but the final release date has not been confirmed. http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/14/windows-blue-details/ Google Glass You really can’t expect me to hold off buying one after seeing this reaction, can you? Storage bump 15 GB now shared between Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos. These changes to Google Drive storage will roll out over the next couple of weeks All Access (Paid, US Only) If you are in US, you might want to try All Access from Google Music. It is similar to Spotify and most people seem to think it is better than Spotify. Being in India, I can’t use the service without making quite a bit of changes in how my computer connects to the internet, but you might want to check it out. At least use the 30 day trial. If you sign up for …

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Daily Roundup May 12, 2013

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Daily roundup is a summary of interesting news and articles I read with or without my opinion. You might find it interesting or you might want to skip it altogether, but ever since I cut down my Facebook usage, I have been using my blog to catalogue interesting pieces of information that I find. Google/Android Expect some improved gaming experience. New leaked APK suggests multi-player gaming, leaderboard and more on Android. Via AndroidPolice Gaming Rome: Total War is available from Greenmangaming for $2.49. Use the coupon GMG20-GGN5D-FC3NA for 20% discount (Effective price $2.00). And yes, you need Steam to download and play the game. If it makes any difference, I bought it. Referral Link Direct Link Strange News Science, Space and everything Geek WHERE ARE THE VOYAGERS? http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/where/index.html Location: Voyager 1 and 2 are currently in the “Heliosheath” — the outermost layer of the heliosphere where the solar wind is slowed by the …

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Nothing to do

It is amazing how much time there is in 24 hours. Crazy, huh? Previously, I used to wonder how come I had no time to blog, check my mail, read a book or just day dream. But now that I have left my addiction to Travian behind, it seems I can’t think of anything to do. I guess until I catch the next wave, I will find myself with a lot of free time. I think I will go through the hundreds of videos on my hard disk. I am sure I will find something interesting to see. If you think of something to obsess about, let me know.

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The fickle me

For the past 5 months, I have been playing travian a lot, and that is an understatement. At one point, I was playing on 3 servers, while helping 3 others play the game. I used Firefox to log into my accounts on 3 server, Chrome and K-Meleon to log into accounts of my alliance members. And while I was at work, I used to use my mobile to continue playing. It is over now, I have decided that I have been obsessing over the game far too long and have decided to quit. Sometime tomorrow afternoon my account will be closed. None of my alliance members are aware that I have decided to quit and it is going to affect the alliance ranking. As I am the highest ranked player 😀 in my alliance, no one would want me to quit. So maybe I will send a note before my …

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Battle bot

Battle botOnline flash game where you create bots and attack other bots. Should be good for a few hours.

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Game of the day – Desktop Tower Defense

Desktop Tower Defense: “Desktop TD is a fun flash based puzzle / strategy game where you have to protect your desktop from invaders by spending money on attacking pieces and building a maze for them to follow. Strangely addictive yet stress relieving… how many levels can you survive?” My takeI wouldn’t call this a stress reliever, it is a good game to take your matter off things, and something interesting to do when you don’t have any work to do. But, “familiarity breeds contempt”; I played this game late into the night yesterday and now, I don’t find myself eager to play it again. But yes, when I am at work, with nothing better to do, I would like to sneak a game or two.

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