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 Tuesday, 12-June-2012  14:59:52 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Check out this brilliant real-life Portal gun video. My interpretation of what a real POrtal gun would be like if one existed. Based on the video game, POrtal. I tried to match the game as close as possible. This was the most challenging project I have ever undertaken, consisting of 3D tracking, seamless camera cuts and 3D camera projection. This started out as an experiment since I didn't think I could even pull it off, if I knew it would've turned out as good as it did I would've put more of a story behind it. O well, it makes up for in Visual Effects, ENJOY!

Asher spotted this cool invention kit called MaKey MaKey. MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything inbetween.

Vito sent in this interview with Patrick Volkerding. Found this new interview with the founder of Slackware, probably the oldest surviving Linux distro.

ThinkComputers have an Ivy Bridge OC Guide. So you’ve picked up a Intel Z77 board and an Ivy Bridge unlocked CPU and you want to know how to make your CPU perform better. In this guide I’ll be detailing how to overclock your CPU with both offset and fixed voltage methods, along with ideal board/BIOS parameters for your new clock to remain stable.

OC3D meanwhile have a Corsair 600T Watercooling & Modding Guide. We try and share some of our views with what can be possible with the Corsair 600T if you are not afraid of using a dremel!

Jastormont spotted some angst over a security issue with Photoshop CS 5.5, for which a paid upgrade seems to be Adobe's only solution. OK, no problem, here’s the security update. Except the “update” is Photoshop CS6. For everyone else, Adobe suggests they follow “security best practices and exercise caution when opening files from unknown or untrusted sources”.

ArsTechnica had a live blog from the Apple WWDC Keynote. Highlights seem to include new Mac Pros, and MacBook Pros with Retina screens, and iOS 6.0 which has their own Maps software.

The Apple vs Samsung battle continues, with Samsung now suing the Australian patent commissioner. Samsung hoped the review would effectively nullify the patents, which sit at the core of Apple's case against Samsung's iPad rival tablet, the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Court documents indicated that the patent commissioner will be represented in the new case by the Australian Government solicitor.



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