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The Best Use Of An iPad

2010-05-13 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

Best use of an iPad, ever. Well, other than blending it, maybe :D


Resident Evil Afterlife LITERAL Trailer

2010-05-11 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

Found this today on the web and loved it :)


Fixing Bandar's Xbox 360

2009-11-04 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

A few days ago my friend, Bandar, was disappointed because his Xbox 360 was freezing up. After a few Google searches we realized that this is the prequel to the famous RRoD (Red Ring of Death).

Since we didn’t want to see an RRoD on Bander’s precious Xbox, we decided to take it apart and fix the heat sink. Midway we decided to document the endeavor. Here you go



2009-09-08 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

I saw the trailer for Dirt2 today


Microsoft Community Night

2009-05-30 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

So I went to a community night hosted at the Microsoft Innovation Center here in Amman with my friend Bandar which he told me was interesting. Even though I knew I was going to be the only non-Microsoft guy there I thought I should check it out.


Solving The Frowning Issue

2009-02-28 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

Jordanians are known for frowning. I hereby propose a cheap, yet efficient solution:


Happy Valentine's Day

2009-02-14 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

For all of you out there, happy Valentine’s Day. Yeah right! I don’t celebrate it, there are more important things in this world, just look at the comic below, inspired by real Jordanian lives.


Space Invaders

2008-05-24 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

If you’ve lived in the 80s you are gonna find this seriously hilarious. I literally rolled on the floor laughing. Enjoy :)


The Machines Are Rising, And They Are Coming From Egypt

2008-04-08 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

Be careful everybody, the machines are rising, SkyNet is trying run unnoticed, but someone found it in Egypt :)

Firefox, Not Just Your Favorite Browser :D

2007-05-21 by Mohammad H. Al-Shami

I was at the mechanic a few days ago and saw this, priceless

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