Gorillaz album recorded on iPad to be released. Damon Albarn has been working on the fourth Gorillaz album with the help of his trusty iPad. According to an interview with NME, Albarn said the follow up to the band’s hugely successful third record ‘Plastic Beach’ will hopefully be out before Christmas.
Speaking of the making of the record, he said ”ve made it on an iPad. I hope I’ll be making the first record on an iPad. I fell in love with my iPad as soon as I got it, so I’ve made a completely different kind of record.’
The fact that the word ‘iPad appears three times in that sentence suggests that he must really REALLY love it, despite his band announcing a partnership with Microsoft to help launch Internet Explorer 9.
Gorillaz partner with Microsoft for the launch of Internet Explorer 9. Today Microsoft has announced a partnership with Gorillaz, the world’s best-selling animated band, to celebrate the Beta launch of its Windows Internet Explorer 9 browser. The new browser will offer a visually richer web experience and marks a new era for how we experience the World Wide Web. Internet Explorer 9 Beta is designed to use the power of a computer’s hardware to radically improve people’s online experiences such as shopping, browsing, surfing, gaming, watching TV or streaming music. At the same time, Internet Explorer 9 Beta reads special web design code enabling it to increase the speed, look and performance of websites by making colours, images and texture richer and deeper. With a pioneering reputation for both online creativity and music, Gorillaz have partnered with Microsoft to develop an online experience for fans that showcases the potential of the Web when viewed through Internet Explorer 9 Beta-. Click Once fans have downloaded Internet Explorer 9 Beta from Beauty of the web they can enjoy richer graphics, top quality sound and high definition Gorillaz video. The Gorillaz’ design team, Zombie Flesh Eaters, has taken advantage of HTML5 and the new features Internet Explorer 9 Beta provides, to create a new web experience for Gorillaz fans as showcased in Murdoc Niccals’ Club Room and across Gorillaz.com. Microsoft is also featuring this web content on its specially designed microsite and The Bluee A video of Murdoc experiencing the wizardry of Internet Explorer 9 Beta is available to view at clubroom Microsoft will officially launch Internet Explorer 9 once the testing of the Beta version has been completed to reach Internet Explorer’s quality bar; however the Beta is available with all of its brand new features so people can experience it now. Internet Explorer 9 Beta requires Windows 7 or Windows Vista operating systems. To experience a demonstration of the features of Internet Explorer 9 Beta, even if you don’t have Windows 7 or Vista operating systems. Speaking to our source Damon Albarn said of the event “I’m here to support my organisation and all the people that make this happen its a big step forward we’re all excited about the future potential”.
Breast Mouses . The iTit Optical Wireless Mouse is Technological Foreplay.Go ahead and file the iTit optical wireless mouse under the, “Are You Kidding Me?” category. It is a fully-functioning computer mouse, but it looks eerily similar to a human breast. With what appears to be a nipple that responds like a joystick, the iTit optical wireless mouse will not help the housebound geeks of the world. Better left at home then brought into the office, nothing says inappropriate quite like playing with your breast-shaped mouse.
Hollywood stars aren’t the only ones enjoying the festivities at Sundance. A source on the scene told RTV Cannel Hollywood that billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates was rocking out at John Legend and the Roots’ performances at the Bing Lounge in Park City, Utah, on Saturday night. Bill was described as dancing on a couch, pumping his fist to the music. The bespectacled businessman, who has retired from day-to-day activities at Microsoft in order to focus on his charitable activities, recently launched a Twitter account and a new Web site to share his endeavors. He was in attendance at Park City to catch a new documentary, “Waiting For Superman” – director Davis Guggenheim’s first film since “An Inconvenient Truth.” Bill is interviewed in the film, which focuses on the troubles of the U.S. public school system. He told our source that he hopes the movie does for the issue what “An Inconvenient Truth” did for global warming. “That would be the goal,” he said on Saturday.