Archive for the ‘The Techie Stuff’ category

Dota 2 Beta

November 17th, 2011

Dota 2 Beta

Valve finally opens its long awaited Dota 2 Beta and are giving invites in a large scale. I was lucky enough to get a invite and aside from your own beta invite you will be given a chance to give 2 beta invites to your friends that has Steam accounts.

Read IGN’s DotA 2 Beta impression to learn more about DotA 2 or even better, try your luck to get a Beta key by going to this link

Greenhills Tri Team website

October 18th, 2011

After a few months in absence here at SportyTechie, I’m finally back and ready to blog again. Been busy these past few months doing a lot of website design and development projects and one of them is my team’s website: GreenhillsTriTeam.com. Glad to finally finish the site and though we have a team blog there, I will mostly be doing my blogs here at SportyTechie.

Greenhills Tri Team website

Please visit GreenhillsTriTeam.com and like our Facebook page

LCD, LED and Plasma Flat Panel TV comparison

July 26th, 2011

Looking to replace your old TV but confused what type of Flat Panel to get? Then watch this awesome video fromĀ zobotv.com about LCD vs LED vs Plasma Flat Panel TV

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Which flat panel TV technology is better? LED? LCD? Plasma? It’s one of the most common questions we get when people begin their process of adding a home theater system.

Andrew, one of ZoboTV’s home theater system designers, shares some of the differences between these flat panel TV technologies.

Starcraft 2 Tournament – Informatics BSG Cup #1

June 19th, 2011

Team AZK

Good news for local Starcraft II players, Team AZK with sponsor Informatics Festival Mall Alabang is hosting the first ever BSG Cup #1 on June 25, 2011 at Station 168 Internet Cafe in BF Homes, Paranaque. Here are the details below.

What: INFORMATICS BSG CUP #1

When: June 25, 2011

Time: 1 pm onwards

Registration starts at 11am

Venue: Station 168 BF Homes, Sucat, Paranaque

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Battle.net Chat-Channel : Clan AZK

Prize Pool: Php 10,000 Cash + Php 10,000 worth of scholarship from Informatic BSG + Razer SC2 Gear

This is a Starcraft 2 Tournament Open to players in their respective divisions as indicated below:

Brackets:

1v1 – Bronze, Silver and Gold ONLY

2v2 – Open to ALL Players

FFA – Open to ALL Players

Tournament Format:

1v1 – Round Matches (Bo3); Semis (Bo3); Finals (Bo5)

2v2 – Round Matches (Bo3); Semis (Bo3); Finals (Bo5)

Bonus FFA Match-up – Single Elimination – last man standing

Map Pool:

1v1

Tal’Darim Altar
Xel Naga Caverns
Metalopolis
Shakuras Plateau
ICCup Testbug
GSL Terminus RE
GSL Dual Sight
GSL Crossfire SE
GSL Crevasse
GSL Bel’Shir Beach

2v2

Gutterhulk
Ruins of Tarsonis
Backwater Gulch
Khaydarin Depths

FFA

Abyss
Sand Canyon
Forbidden Planet

For more information check out Team AZK’s Forums. You can also check out their Facebook page for more info

Nintendo’s next console – Wii U

June 10th, 2011

With Sony heading this year’s E3 with their big announcement of the PS Vita aka PSP2/NGP, Nintendo unveils their successor to the Wii and their next game console, the Wii U. Yes, with the ‘U’ (pronounced Way-Yu)

The Wii U is the first Nintendo console to produce 1080p high-definition graphics, and features a new controller with an embedded touchscreen. The controller allows a player to continue a gaming session by displaying the game even when the television is off.