Disgruntled Rats Podcast for July 10, 2011

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Show Notes

Introduction

The Crew

Michael Boldischar

Sean Godinez

Brian Morgan

Computer Graphics

1. Neo Axis New Graphics Mobile Engines Released

http://www.neoaxis.com/news

2. Neuro-Systems Augmented Reality

http://www.neuro-systems.net/

Other News

1. Judge rules against Google in Street View ‘Wi-Spy’ lawsuit

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9218106/Judge_rules_against_Google_in_Street_View_Wi_Spy_lawsuit

2. Massive botnet ‘indestructible,’ say researchers
4.5M-strong botnet ‘most sophisticated threat today’ to Windows PCs

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9218034/Massive_botnet_indestructible_say_researchers

Android

1. Google Maps = offline mode?

http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/08/google-maps-navigation-to-go-offline-this-summer-garmin-and-tom/

2. Google+ now available on Android Market

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.google.android.apps.plus

3. HTC Evo 3D Released

http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/07/05/htc-evo-3d-review-a-nearly-flawless-device-with-one-insanely-useless-gimmick/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PlanetAndroidCom+%28Planet+Android%29&utm_content=Google+Reader

3D Modeling

1. Mobile Virtual World With a Flexible Virtual Reality System

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110531135711.htm

2. Valve Source SDK Released

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/06/30/not-only-but-also-source-sdk-to-be-free/

Gaming

1. Heroes Of Might And Magic 3 Comes To Android

http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/06/14/heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-comes-to-android-insert-extreme-excitement-here/

2. Kinder, Gentler Video Games May Actually Be Good for Players

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110606113403.htm

3. Team Fortress 2 To Become Free Game

http://www.develop-online.net/news/38103/Team-Fortress-2-becomes-free-forever

SpotLight

Presenter: Sean Godinez

Bump Mapping

Parallax Mapping

Relief Mapping

Conclusion

Look for us at the Twin Cities Java User Group Convention in August, 8th 2011!

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