Man Advice Gold, It’s Not About the Nail…

Tonight for your viewing pleasure Highpants is proud to present ‘It’s Not About the Nail’, possibly the most hilarious man advice of recent times. Not since Jenna Marbles set out to educate us mere males has such poignant and pertinent advice sent us ROFL’ing.

While the traditional roles of men and women fade out of our collective memories, as the lines between male and female blur more every day some things remain essentially true, men don’t listen for example!

Focusing our funny bones on this hilariously true situation ‘It’s Not About the Nail’ points a spotlight at this most awkward of moments, hits the record button and lets the laughs role.

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The Unity and Microsoft Partnership, a Match Made in Game Developers Heaven…

Microsoft and Unity3D have this week announced a partnership that will make it easier for all inspiring developers to bring games and apps to life, especially on Microsoft’s platforms.

This new agreement brings optimizations for Microsoft’s latest platforms to Unity’s development environment (Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and Xbox One). Unity Pro licensed developers will receive free access to the ‘Windows Store Add-on’ which includes support for Windows Store apps and Windows Phone 8 apps.

Starting life as an OS/X game development tool in 2005 Unity has grown into a highly advanced multi-platform game development environment. Version 4.1 was released in March, version 4.2 is now in testing and includes all of the latest optimizations for Microsoft’s platforms.

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Windows Wish List, Microsoft’s Next Dance Steps…

Windows 8.1, the final product draws ever nearer. Originally introduced to the world as Windows Blue in March the preview is now available for download while the final release should happen in Q4.

With the new Blue version of Window’s comes the return of the start button and the ability to boot to the desktop. Has the behemoth responded to the public outcry caused by their attempt to diminish the desktop?

This isn’t the only recent case of Microsoft buckling to public pressure, their back-down on the Xbox One’s always on requirement and removing the ban on second hand software were no small victories for the public. Initially Microsoft fell into old habits, with executive Don Mattrick publicly stating if you don’t have the internet, required for the always connected One, then buy an Xbox 360. Still they did come round eventually.

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Adult Wolf by Jack Black, When Teen Wolves Go Bad…

Jack Black is back, bringing laughs a plenty with Adult Wolf, a parody movie trailer for the follow up to the 80’s comedy hit Teen Wolf. The teen cult classic stared Michael J. Fox as the original basketball playing werewolf Scott Howard.

Skip thirty years into the future and we find Scott and his father Harold living in a trailer having hit hard times. Down on his luck Scott has no job, no girlfriend and one very annoying roommate.  Over the thirty years since the original Scott has transformed into a hairy Jack Black, having lost his ability to transform into his human form could life get any wore for everyone’s favorite slam dunking werewolf.

Adult Wolf sees Black team up with old buddy Kyle Glass, the two generations of Howard are joined by John C. McGinley, Rachel Bilson, Ed Begley Jr. and Jimmy Kimmel’s Live show team to tell the tale of this young teen wolf who had everything but lost it all.

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NVIDIA’s Licenses its Intellectual Property; Starts Build Your Own GPU Club…

In the fast changing silicon world a company needs to be nimble, NVIDIA is such a company. The jolly green giant of graphics companies is preparing to take the radical step of licensing its Intellectual Property, allowing other companies to produce chips using NVIDIA’s technology.

The fast paced growth of the mobile sector along with the success of ARM and PowerVR, the two dominant companies in the mobile sector, has to be a major motivation for NVIDIA. While NVIDIA already sells its own Tegra all in one chipset to manufacturers selling its IP to chip designers opens up markets for the company.

NVIDIA’s initial portfolio will include Kepler graphics core designs, visual compute technology and rumors suggest eventually they will add their LTE modem technology. Being a new market for NVIDIA it will take time to build the eco-system around their new IP products. To date there are no customers for the new offerings but it is early days.

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NSFW ‘How to Uninstall McAfee’ presented by John McAfee,You Hilariously Crazy Bastard…

For your viewing pleasure John McAfee presents the hilarious ‘How to Uninstall McAfee’, an answer to the question often asked by users of this anti-virus software. Adult language and images are present so avoid sensitive crowds when watching this one.

Playing up his larger than life character John McAfee is always the showman. Putting these talents to good use the man McAfee shines a humorous light on one of the most common frustrations for all computer users, uninstalling stubborn software, McAfee in particular.

A topic that is regularly brought to his attention via user emails, while McAfee has been separated from the company that bears his name for over 15 years the question is repetitiously requested ‘How do i get rid of this f****** software?!”

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GoAnimate and the Rise of the Animation Automation Website…

Many attempts have been made in the past to simplify the creative process of animation. From templates to pre-drawn gifs there are many tricks of the trade to speed up the process but still animation remains a time consuming and often frustrating task. GoAnimate.com is here to change all of that.

Hiding under GoAnimate’s cartoon exterior is a serious animation engine capable of generating highly polished cartoons that are assembled very much like a Hollywood movie. On top of this very clever technology GoAnimate have provided a number of web applications that succeed in making animation fun, and incredibly easy.

With no applications to install or libraries of content to maintain getting started is as easy as logging in and clicking create animation.

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ROFL. Broken People Presents Bitchy Resting Face, The Hilarious Human Face of Misunderstandings…

Misunderstandings have been the staple of comedians since the telling of the first joke around a cave fire.  As it turns out many of these misunderstandings may have been caused by the incurable affliction that is Bitchy Resting Face.

While those with the affliction may suffer in silence as the rest of the world laughs around them help is at hand. BrokenPeople and their Bitchy Resting Face video are here to inform us.

Are you often asked by concerned strangers to cheer up and smile? Do people you know often look sad or angry for no apparent reason? You or people close to you may be suffering from Bitchy Resting Face. An affliction so terrifyingly annoying that we may all need to do our part to help those struck by the unfortunate condition, and for god sake stop trying to cheer them up.

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The AMD FX-9590, the Silicon Wars Reach 5GHz…

AMD has reignited the silicon wars during this year’s E3, announcing the first commercially available processor to break the 5GHz barrier, the FX-9590. Is AMD closing the high performance gap with Intel?

The brand new FX-9590 is an evolutionary step for the FX family that brings a healthy speed bump over the previous generation FX-8350. Tweaking the silicon design and manufacturing process has allowed the Turbo Mode to jump from 4.2GHsz to the magic 5GHz mark. Base clock speed has also dramatically increased from 4Ghz to 4.7Ghz.

As with all FX processors the new silicon is fully unlocked for easy overclocking, something the new FX excels at. Early reports suggest water-cooling will see the latest FX scream past the 5.5GHz mark.

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UFO’s over Gatwick, Pilot Sightings in the UK…

December 30 2012, a cool grey winter’s morning at Gatwick airport sees the morning rush beginning. At a little before 9am the flights were already beginning to stack-up on approach.

Coming in to land at Gatwick airport is a task carried out by thousands of pilots every year, normally without incident, not so on this morning however. This morning something strange was in the air.

On approach two minutes out from Gatwick the first sighting of the disks is made. All three pilots of the Boeing 777 report sighting two flat silver disks stationary or moving very slowly 100 feet below. The pilots went on to report the disks as looking man-made while being almost toy like.

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