Guns N’ Roses To Release 3D Concert Film

Guns N’ Roses will release a concert film titled Appetite For Democracy in early April, just prior to kicking off their second Las Vegas residency.

The concert film was shot during the band’s first Vegas residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in November 2012. The show celebrated twenty-five years of Appetite For Destruction and four years of Chinese Democracy, with elaborate Vegas-style production and plenty of great guitar work from DJ Ashba, Bumblefoot and Richard Fortus performing hits including “Welcome To The Jungle”, “Sweet Child O’ Mine”, “Mr. Brownstone”, “November Rain” and “Paradise City.” Continue reading

Apple CarPlay in Action

Apple’s initial partners — Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari — have all released demonstration videos of the system in action, and the footage is revealing.

By far the slickest and most Apple-esque of the demo videos is Volvo’s, in a brief spot laden with visual effects and accompanied by the kind of inspirational music usually heard in an iPhone commercial. There’s not much operational information in this video, but the sheer beauty of the system, as enhanced by Volvo’s video wizardry, will probably be enough to stir wide interest in CarPlay on a mainstream level. Continue reading

Badminton: Ow Yao Han Set To Partner Tan Boon Heong

With Koo Kien Keat’s resignation from the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) last month, Tan Boon Heong was left with no partner. However, the former All England champion may not stay single for long after all. The BAM had entrusted the coaches with the the decision of who to pair with Boon Heong, and they have selected two-time world junior champion (2009-2010) Ow Yao Han. The pair have been slotted for the Malaysian Open GP Gold from March 25-30 in Johor – their first tournament together as a pair. Continue reading