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Greek site CdrInfo.com

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 17:50
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Categories: Computers, Hardware
20/08 05:07 - Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.
20/08 05:06 - Samsung To Unveil New Smart TV Content at IFA 2014
Samsung plans to add new services and games to its smart TV portfolio, including Skype and the popular racing game Need for Speed Most Wanted.
20/08 05:06 - LG's Flowing Sound Audio Wireless Solution Coming At IFA
LG Electronics today announced the all-new LG Music Flow devices for music lovers.
19/08 14:04 - ASUS To Unveil Smartwatch At IFA
ASUS is expected to announce a smartwatch on a September 3rd event in Germany.
19/08 14:03 - WD Releases Anniversary Edition My Passport Drives
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of its My Passport line of portable external hard drives, WD is introducing a new design for the popular external hard drive lines.
19/08 14:02 - JPR Reports AMD, Intel Jump in GPU Shipments, Nvidia Slips
Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market share for 2014 2Q.
19/08 14:01 - HTC One M8 for Windows Unveiled
HTC will start making a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft's Windows software inside.
19/08 14:00 - SanDisk Releases The TLC-based Ultra II SSD
SanDisk is releasing the Ultra II to the mainstream market, an SSD based on the company's second generation 19nm TLC NAND.
19/08 05:45 - Samsung Delivers Slim Level Box mini Wireless Speaker
Samsung today announced the Samsung Level Box mini, the latest addition to Samsung’s Level series of premium audio products.
19/08 05:45 - LG G3 UX To Become Standard In Across LG's Mid- to Entry-level Devices
From entry-level to premium, LG has been working to provide a consistent user experience (UX) across its entire mobile product lineup. Toward that end,the company will begin standardizing its proprietary UX features, first introduced in the new LG G3, across most of the company’s mid- to...
19/08 05:44 - New BD-DSD Blu-ray Disc Standard Allows Storing 200GB Of Data Per Disc
The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has developed a new specification for the Blu-ray Disc format, which allows storing up to 200GB of data in double-sided Blu-ray discs placed into cartridges.
19/08 05:44 - AMD Officially Releases The OCZ-rebranded, Radeon R7 SSDs
AMD is bringing the popular Radeon brand to solid-state drives, with the new Radeon R7 SSD series the include Toshiba/OCZ memory and be essentially a mid-range OCZ SSD with an AMD sticker on it.
19/08 05:44 - Microsoft Cloud Service Azure Experienced Global Outage
Microsoft’s Azure cloud-computing service experienced a major global outage yesterday that lasted for around five hours.
18/08 19:55 - Sprint Cuts Rates
Sprint on Monday unveiled a new pricing plan that offers their customers 20GB of data and up to 10 lines for $100.
18/08 14:14 - Sharp Brings Bezel-free Smartphone To The U.S.
After many years of absence, Japanese Sharp is bringing a smartphone to the U.S. market - the new Aquos Crystal.
18/08 14:14 - BlackBerry Establishes New Unit For Patents, Software
Struggling handset maker Blackberry will combine its thousands of patents and several key software projects into a single unit as it tries to develop new revenue streams.
18/08 14:14 - Health Data Stolen in Cyber Attack from China
Community Health Systems Inc, one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said it was attacked by hackers originated in China, and personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients were stolen.
18/08 07:00 - LG To Unveil Curved IPS Monitor At IFA 2014
LG Electronics will be unveiling its newest IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor (model 34UC97) and other monitor offerings at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
18/08 07:00 - Sony Debuts Ultra-Compact a5100 Interchangeable Lens Camera
Sony has today introduced the new a5100 camera, a new model packing pro-quality AF performance and image quality into a portable package.
17/08 07:18 - LG G Watch 2 Coming At IFA
LG Electronics plans to announce a new wristwatch, possibly named as "G Watch 2" at September's IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany, as the company is trying to stay competitive to growing market of wearable devices.
17/08 07:18 - Samsung, Microsoft Want To End Android Patent Dispute Soon
Samsung Electronics and Microsoft have been in discussions to reach an end to the recent patent dispute related to Android patents.
16/08 13:05 - U.S. Regulators Clear Sale Of IBM's Server Business to Lenovo
IBM said on Friday that U.S. regulators had approved the $2.3 billion sale of its low-end server business to Lenovo Group, as the company continues its shift to more profitable software and services like cloud computing and data analytics.
16/08 13:05 - Galaxy Note 4 May Come in Two Versions
Sources from S. Korea claim that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be launched next month in two versions, a regular one with a flat screen and a "Galaxy Note Edge" vversion with a curved display.
16/08 13:04 - Google Buys JetPac
Google is buying JetPac Inc, a startup that designs social travel applications.
15/08 09:12 - Sony, Huawei, Microsoft To Announce New Smartphones at 2014 IFA
Besides Samsung Electronics, which is expected to unveil the new Galaxy Note 4, Sony Mobile will have on display at IFA the 5.2-inch Xperia Z3, Huawei will showcase the Ascend Mate 7 or Ascend D7 and Microsoft's Lumia 730 or Lumia 830 will also debut at the Berlin show.
15/08 09:12 - Paypal May Start Accepting Bitcoins: report
Ebay's PayPal is in reportedly talks with Coinbase and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree payments system, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
15/08 09:11 - Intel, Microsoft Tout DirectX 12's Power Saving Features
Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will add performance and power saving features to devices that handle graphics, the company says.
15/08 09:10 - Samsung Buys Home-automation Company SmartThings
Samsung Electronics will buy SmartThings, a startup that helps connect household devices.
15/08 09:06 - Sony And Best Buy To Jointly Boost 4K Content
Sony Electronics, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Best Buy, in collaboration with National CineMedia (NCM), today launched a cross-promotion created to highlight the 4K entertainment experience.
14/08 12:38 - Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Specs Leaked, Motorola Teases With Smartphones and the Moto 360 Launch Event
A leak suggests that Samsung's Note 4 device will come with an impressive a 5.7-inch 1,440 x 2,560 (515 ppi) Super AMOLED display. Meanwhile, Motorola is holding as press event in Sewptember where it is expected to announce new smartphones and the Moto 360.

Singaporian site HardwareZone

Last update on 2010-05-31 at 05:15
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Categories: Computers, Hardware, Mobiles
29/03 04:45 - Sonos ZonePlayer S5 Debuts in Singapore
Already available in more than 60 countries, the Sonos ZonePlayer S5 music player is finally in Singapore.
25/02 13:16 - COOL-ER eBook Reader Reaches Singapore
McCoy partners with Interead to bring in the COOL-ER ebook reader and Asia's first eBookStore.
18/02 10:00 - Find Out More About 3D Technology at Seminar Series TWO
Organized by Egg Story Digital Arts School, the Seminar Series TWO will feature well-known speakers like Peter Hillman from Weta Digital.
11/02 03:20 - Microsoft and Sim Lim Square Partner Against Piracy
Microsoft Singapore today announced a partnership with Sim Lim Square that aims to help protect and educate consumer against piracy.
25/01 07:56 - Singapore Press Holdings Expands Advertising Opportunities
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd has added a new platform for businesses seeking to reach potential customers through the Internet.
22/01 11:55 - Samsung Fulfils Commitment to SYOG
Samsung committed its sponsorship with the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Singapore 2010) as a Worldwide Partner and Presenting Partner of the Digital Concierge for Singapore 2010.
20/01 10:55 - Motorola Launches the DEXT
Motorola and Singapore Telecommunications has introduces the Motorola DEXT.
19/01 03:55 - M1 Preparing for LTE Trial in February
Undertaken in collaboration with Nokia Siemens Networks, the trial will last two months.
14/01 12:55 - RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Storm2 Smartphone in Singapore
The BlackBerry Storm2 Introduces a next generation SurePress technology based on an electronic system to provide tactile feedback when the touch-screen is pressed.
11/01 02:55 - Connecting Google Nexus One to 3G
Bought the Google Nexus One over the weekend, and having some trouble getting onto the 3G network in Singapore? Here's what you'll need to do.
09/12 03:55 - RIM Launches BlackBerry Bold 9700 in Singapore
The new BlackBerry Bold 9700 presents an array of communications and multimedia features in a compact design for both professional and personal use.
08/12 07:55 - ShowNearby Location Services Used by First Aid Corps
First Aid Corps has adopted ShowNearby's PathFinder and Product Locator tools to reduce sudden cardiac arrest deaths in Singapore.
07/12 09:55 - Fujitsu Appoints SG Distributor For Servers and Storage Systems
Fujitsu announces Ingram Micro as the official distributor in Singapore for its PRIMERGY server line and ETERNUS range of storage systems.
07/12 08:55 - iPhone Price Plans Round-Up
With M1's price plan finally revealed, here's a quick round-up of all three telcos and their price plans as of now.
07/12 08:55 - M1 Announces iPhone Price Plans
M1 announces their plans and rates for the iPhone.
07/12 02:55 - StarHub Announces iPhone Price Plans
StarHub's price plans for the iPhone have been announced.
02/12 08:55 - Street View on Google Maps comes to Singapore
Google today announced the launch of Street View in Singapore, allowing users to view and navigate 360 degree street-level imagery of Singapore.
25/11 10:55 - HWM Singapore Gets Brand New, Classy Look
HardwareMAG Singapore (HWM) will sport a brand new look for its December 2009 edition, featuring a redesigned cover and pages, as well as new editorial content.
19/11 11:45 - LTA and Google Collaborate on Google Map Features
Commuters and motorists can now better plan their trips on Google Maps through a unique collaboration between Google and Singapore's LTA.
09/11 03:40 - StarHub to Also Offer iPhone by End of Year
Looks like Apple's iPhone will now be available to all telco providers for sale at the end of the year instead of just SingTel.
05/11 06:10 - Vote For Your View on Google Maps Street View
Google received almost a thousand suggestions, ranging from the well-known to the more unusual, reflecting the range of interesting places and cultural hot-spots within Singapore.
27/10 05:55 - RIM Announces Blackberry App World for Singapore and Indonesia
Research In Motion today announced that BlackBerry App World, the official app store for BlackBerry smartphones, is now available for users in Indonesia and Singapore.
26/10 08:55 - ASUS Power Users' Seminar
ASUS recently conducted a seminar with hardware enthusiasts to introduce its new P55 motherboards and to solicit feedback for its products.
23/10 03:55 - Norton Launches New 2010 Products with New Detection Technologies
New detection technologies to help fight cybercrime are found in Norton's latest 2010 products.
15/10 03:40 - Challenger Funan to Host Midnight Win 7 Launch Party
Singapore's IT superstore to launch Microsoft's Windows 7 with an unprecedented retail offer at 12am 22nd Oct 2009.
14/10 08:40 - New M1 PhotoPrint Service Gives 10 Free Photo Prints Each Month
M1 customers can now conveniently upload and store their photographic memories with M1â??s new online photo storage and printing service.
13/10 10:40 - Rednano Mobile Offers New Food Directory with StarHub and M1
SPH Search's mobile platform, Rednano Mobile, has teamed up with StarHub and M1 on an exciting new venture â?? a special directory for food lovers.
13/10 09:40 - iPhone Confirmed for M1
And it's finally time. M1 has announced that it has reached an agreement with Apple to bring the iPhone to Singapore later this year.
12/10 07:41 - Samsung Pixon12 Now Available in Singapore
As the world's first 12 megapixel full-touch screen camera phone, the Samsung Pixon12 is designed to meet the growing demands of today's discerning consumers.
12/10 03:41 - Nokia N97 mini Limited RAOUL Edition Incoming
Limited to only 1000 units, the upcoming Nokia N97 Mini will come with a Raoul edition that is sure to turn heads on the streets.

English site Total Video Games

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 18:10
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19/12 11:06 - UK Chart: Skyrim Is Your Christmas No.1 News
Bethesda's epic RPG beats Activision's Modern Warfare 3 to the coveted Xmas No.1 spot...
16/12 16:28 - This Player Has Mad Battlefield 3 Skillz, Yo! News
Perhaps the most impressive display of Battlefield 3 dogfighting skills we've seen...
16/12 15:38 - 10 More Nintendo 3DS Ambassadors Games Now Available News
Nintendo completes its 3DS Ambassadors program with 10 Game Boy Advance titles...
16/12 13:14 - Rockstar Explains Why GTA III's Claude Was Silent News
The reasoning behind Rockstar's decision to have a silent protagonist in its first 3D GTA game...
16/12 12:15 - Skyrim Is The Fastest Selling Game Ever On Steam News
Valve's digital-download service proves to be a happy partner for Bethesda's TESV: Skyrim...
13/12 17:00 - Miyamoto Steadies The Boat, Definitely Isn't Retiring News
Following reports of his possible retirement, Shigeru Miyamoto sets the record straight...
13/12 16:21 - Codemasters Announces DiRT Showdown News
New title will bring arcade thrills to Codies' supreme series of rally games...
13/12 14:29 - Sony Confirms Ueda's Departure From Team Ico News
Ico and Shadow of the Colossus visionary, Fumito Ueda leaves Sony...
08/12 15:42 - Joe Danger Coming To XBLA Next Week News
December 14th release date nailed down for Joe Danger: Special Edition...
08/12 14:41 - OnLive Comes To Tablet Devices And Smartphones News
New OnLive app for iOS and Android devices pioneers cloud gaming on-the-move...
08/12 12:06 - Miyamoto Says He Might Step Down, Nintendo Denies It News
Legendary Nintendo designer, Shigeru Miyamoto teases game industry with talk of retirement...
07/12 13:45 - The Last Guardian's Executive Producer Resigns News
The future of Team Ico's next title becomes hazier following Fumito Ueda's alleged departure...
07/12 11:35 - Sledgehammer Games Hiring For New Call Of Duty Title News
Sledgehammer's Call of Duty dev team working on an "unannounced high-end console title"...
06/12 17:04 - Max Payne 3 - New Screens News
Four new shots from Max Payne 3 focus on some of the game's firearms...
06/12 16:11 - The Last Guardian "Still In Production", Confirms Ueda News
After rumours of his departure from Team Ico, Fumito Ueda confirms that The Last Guardian's development is ongoing...
06/12 15:36 - 2K Games Reveals The Darkness II's 'Vendettas' Mode News
A new 4 player co-op mode is set to grace The Darkness II...
05/12 14:15 - UK Chart: Modern Warfare 3 Completes A Month On Top News
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 tallies four weeks atop the UK charts...
29/11 17:19 - TVG Comp: Win £200-Worth Of Gaming Accessories News
Two lucky winners will receive some Gunnar gaming specs and a Turtle Beach headset...
28/11 17:58 - LA Noire Creator's New Game Is 'Whore Of The Orient' News
Happy Feet film studio, Kennedy-Miller Mitchell acquires the rights for Brendan McNamara's next opus...
28/11 12:05 - UK Chart: Modern Warfare 3 Still Top News
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 streaks to three straight weeks at No.1...
24/11 15:59 - EA Signs Messi To FIFA Brand News
Former PES cover star to grace the boxes of future FIFA games, starting with next year's FIFA Street...
24/11 15:00 - Sony To Avoid PS4 Launch "Significantly Later" Than Xbox 720 News
SCEE's CEO and President provides the strongest indication yet of Sony's PS4 intentions...
24/11 13:18 - EA Makes Good On PS3 Battlefield 3 Pledge News
Those who purchased Battlefield 3 on PS3 will receive a free copy of Battlefield 1943 after all...
23/11 13:19 - Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 - New Screens News
City Interactive shows off the power of CryEngine 3...
21/11 12:42 - UK Chart: Modern Warfare 3 Records 'Double-Kill' News
Activision's latest Call of Duty retains the No.1 spot for the second week running...
17/11 17:23 - Max Payne 3 - Design & Technology ViDoc #1 News
Rockstar takes a closer look at Max Payne 3's animation, gunplay, and AI...
16/11 17:03 - Skyrim Ships 7 Million, Sells Over 3.5 Million In Two Days News
Bethesda announces impressive launch sales for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim...
14/11 14:54 - UK Chart: Shock As Modern Warfare 3 Debuts At No.1 News
The jewel in Activision's crown gleams more brightly than ever before...
14/11 12:10 - GTA V Lead Voice-Actor Unearthed News
Internet sleuthing all but confirms Albert De Silva as a lead character in GTA V...
11/11 14:31 - Modern Warfare 3 Shatters Day-One Sales Record News
6.5 million unit sales recorded in North America and the UK alone on day-one...

American site 1UP.com

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 18:10
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06/04 14:59 - [NEWS] Listen to the Final 1UP Podcast Ever
As you know, 1UP.com has breathed its last. Such are the vicissitudes of business. Happily, Jose Otero managed to pull together a startling number of former 1UP staff during Game Developers Conference this year for one final podcast. Not everyone was there due to the last-minute nature of this...
28/02 12:27 - [NEWS] A Plea for the Gaming Industry to Respect Gamers
Although the economy might not be in the thick of a recession as it once was, that doesn't mean things are going especially great for videogame publishers. Take Electronic Arts, for instance, which hasn't exactly set the world on fire with its performance as of late. The start of the next...
27/02 11:59 - [NEWS] Moving Forward and Looking to Indies, Not Better Graphics
Excited as I was to finally see a next-generation console, much of the PlayStation 4 software we saw last week struck me as underwhelming. It was pretty, certainly, and I'm all for beautiful games; I paid a great deal to upgrade my PC in 2011 so that Battlefield 3 would look its finest, and it...
22/02 15:25 - [NEWS] The Orwellian Superheroes of Watch Dogs and inFamous: Second Son
the eyes watching you and the voice enveloping you. Asleep or awake,
working or eating, indoors or out of doors, in the bath or in bed
-- no escape. Nothing was your own except the few cubic
centimeters inside your skull. -- George Orwell, 1984

22/02 11:08 - [NEWS] PS3 Digital Games Could Be a Gentle Way of Easing Us Into Streaming on PS4
Much like their disc-based counterparts, PlayStation 3 downloadable games won't be supported on PlayStation 4. What that means is your entire PlayStation Network library is going to have to stay put, and won't be carried over to the next generation as many people were hoping it would. That's no...
21/02 16:04 - [NEWS] It's True: 1UP has Reached Its End
The corporate version:
21/02 14:44 - [NEWS] The Games Industry Loses an Exceptional Individual as Kenji Eno Passes Away
Kenji Eno, famed game designer and composer, passed away yesterday from heart failure at the age of 42. Eno was truly a unique individual, both in terms of the games he worked on over the course of his more than two-decade-long career and the bold way he operated.

One of Eno's first...
21/02 00:10 - [NEWS] Can PlayStation 4 Restore Our Lost Love for Sony?
I used to love Sony.
20/02 22:44 - [NEWS] PS4's Encouraging Start Centers Around Sharing and Developer Friendliness
It's true, the games are ultimately what we are most concerned with when we talk about a games console. But when they are first announced, it's the systems themselves that are often the most fascinating topics. This is perhaps truer than ever before in the case of the PlayStation 4, what with the...
20/02 21:09 - [NEWS] 1UP's PlayStation 4 Roundtable: Opinions, Analysis, and Community Reactions
Jose Otero: At the PlayStation event, Sony showed some of the best and worst kept secrets in the gaming industry. We all got our first peek at the PlayStation 4's controller and the rumored social features, like the ability to allow other users to spectate the games you're currently playing. I...
20/02 20:08 - [NEWS] PlayStation 4's First Games Aim to Impress, But Lack a Desired Next-Gen Feel
As expected, today's big Sony event focused solely on one thing: the newly announced PlayStation 4. The presentation clocked in at two hours and covered a wide variety of subjects, although many of the key details -- a specific release date, a price, plans for its online service -- were nowhere...
20/02 12:24 - [NEWS] 1UP Reacts to Sony's PlayStation 4 Coming Out Party
The future of PlayStation is set to be revealed in just a matter of hours. 1UP will be in New York City to see firsthand what is widely presumed to be the unveiling of the PlayStation 4. As we get closer to the start of the event -- scheduled to begin at 3pm Pacific, 6pm Eastern -- you'll find a...
19/02 17:45 - [NEWS] As the PlayStation 4 Makes Its Debut, Sony Needs to Provide a Satisfactory "Why"
After an unusually long console cycle, we're now just a day away from the reveal of the PlayStation 4. Sony hasn't been especially coy about what the purpose of tomorrow's event is, though it has been reluctant to provide any information that could clue us in on its plans for its next home...
18/02 19:10 - [NEWS] It's Too Soon to Write Off the PS4 Controller Prototype's New Functionality
The unveiling of the PlayStation 4 is still two days away, yet we've already heard a great deal about what to expect from it. Last week, an alleged picture of the system's controller was published by Destructoid, and despite being only a single image, it was extremely telling. It showed off two...
15/02 22:03 - [NEWS] PODCAST: 1UP Takes a Trip to Outer Space
This week we put together a show that ties into our site's cover story theme, "It Came From Outer Space." Join host Jose Otero along with guests Bob Mackey, Marty Sliva, IGN's Ryan McCaffery for games discussion. The crew gathers to discuss Aliens: Colonial Marines and trade impressions from next...
15/02 16:58 - [NEWS] After an Abysmal January, 3DS's Turnaround Provides Hope for Wii U's Future
Knowing the Wii U's immediate sales prospects weren't as great as it had hoped is what prompted Nintendo to recently slash sales projections for the console. Rather than expecting to sell 5.5 million units by the end of March, it was now expecting 4 million units to be sold by that same point....
14/02 09:50 - [NEWS] BitSummit Aspires to Demonstrate Japan's Independent Development Scene Is Alive and Well
Digital distribution has given the independent games scene a major boost. No longer are publishers or shareware discs needed to get the creations of small developers with no marketing budgets or prowess into the hands of gamers. Over the last decade, we've seen the level of attention indie games...
11/02 15:05 - [NEWS] Here's One Rumored Detail About the Next Xbox That Piques My Interest
Much of the recent talk about Durango, the code name for the next-generation Xbox, has been about its rumored always-online requirement. Aside from the fact that you'd need an Internet connection in order to use the system, this would also supposedly block the use of secondhand games, potentially...
08/02 11:45 - [NEWS] Rayman Legends Going Multiplatform Lets Down Wii U Owners And Nintendo
Rayman Legends was, for myself and many others, a major reason to pick up a Wii U early on. Although it was known more than a month in advance of the system's launch that Legends would be coming in the first quarter of 2013, rather than in November as originally planned, it had been a game touted...
06/02 15:31 - [NEWS] The Exciting Prospect of a J.J. Abrams-Valve Collaboration
The prospect of a keynote discussion at the DICE Summit between Gabe Newell and J.J. Abrams seemed intriguing enough. After all, the two are some of the biggest names in their respective fields, Newell being the co-founder of Valve and Abrams being one of the most prolific producers and directors...
05/02 14:19 - [NEWS] Sly Cooper's Alarmingly Quiet Launch Emphasizes the Need for Change
You might not know it, but Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time was released today. It's a PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita exclusive that you can pick up right this very second, although you could be forgiven for not realizing it -- and not just because Dead Space 3 is the week's biggest release.
31/01 14:42 - [NEWS] VIDEO: Fire Emblem: Awakening Hands-On
We'd love to have a review of Fire Emblem: Awakening ready for you, but the game's length, depth, and punishing challenge have prevented our own Jeremy Parish from finishing his duties in an unreasonably timely fashion. But since we didn't want to leave you hanging, Jeremy and I recently sat down...
30/01 17:16 - [NEWS] An (Admittedly Futile) Cry for Less Annualization And More Breathing Room
It is something we see far more often than many of us would like: A game hits it big and the publisher responsible for it proceeds to annualize it or, at the very least, provide each subsequent release with little breathing room before yet another follow-up is released. The short-term rewards for...
29/01 13:05 - [NEWS] Making Sense of Warren Spector's Junction Point Being Shut Down
Following rumors that began to circulate yesterday, the news was made official today: Junction Point Studios is the latest game development studio to be shut down. While far from outright shocking, considering the moves its parent company had made in recent years, this does call attention to how...
28/01 17:11 - [NEWS] 1UP Spends 10 Minutes in The Cave
Evenafter wrapping up myreview of TheCave,I still find myselfcompletely smitten by the game. Ron Gilbertand the folks at Double Fine created the kind of experience that makesme remember why I fell in love with an entire genre in the first place,and for that, I'm truly grateful. That's not to...
25/01 16:38 - [NEWS] The Crew of Infinity Faces an Invasion Next Week on Spartan Ops
The second half of Spartan Ops' first season continues and sets up an unexpected invasion of the UNSC Infinity, as a combination of Covenant and Promethean forces storm the decks of Halo 4's massive starship. What's Catherine Halsey and the rest of the crew up to? You'll just have to tune in and...
25/01 11:04 - [NEWS] Looking Ahead to Respawn's Debut Game (Hopefully) Taking a Step Beyond Call of Duty
This spring will mark three years since Respawn Entertainment was established by Jason West and Vince Zampella, the founders of Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward. While you wouldn't expect development to have begun immediately at a brand-new studio, enough time has now passed that it seems...
23/01 21:14 - [NEWS] PODCAST: 1UP Staff and Friends Gather to Talk About Nintendo and More
Honestly, I don't enjoy it when 1UP podcasts change to new names but it's happened many times. Remember 1UP Yours? That eventually became Listen UP, which then turned into 4 Guys 1UP, and then In This Thread after that. Sheesh, what's in a name? Well, a lot really. And I much as I've enjoyed the...
23/01 15:19 - [NEWS] South Park Goes to Ubisoft, Vigil And Darksiders Abandoned in Messy THQ Breakup
Four years ago, Ubisoft was heavily advertising its games around episodes of South Park. In the next few months, it'll likely be doing that once again, only this time it will be doing this as the publishers of the newest South Park game, The Stick of Truth. Ubisoft was among the companies today...
23/01 11:31 - [NEWS] Wind Waker HD, Redefining Zelda, And Third-Party Collaborations Show Wii U Means Business
Since it first debuted in October 2001, Nintendo Direct has been used for many things, from detailing Miiverse to delivering some of the most important details about Wii U (namely, its price and release date). Despite being only just over half an hour in length, the Direct event broadcast this...

American site 2CPU.com

Last update on 2009-10-29 at 01:00
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Categories: Computers, Generalists
09/09 20:00 - Dell Enters Unified Data Center Fray Against Cisco, HP, IBM
With each company stepping into the Information Technology ring for battle, only the strong will survive. Dell, like many others have decided to join into the Data Center Battle Royal. No body slamming necessary, but tag teaming with a few members; Brocade Communication Systems and Scalent...
06/09 06:00 - AMD Rolls Out 40-Watt Six-Core Opteron
Advanced Micro Devices have developed a greener product. This time, the struggling x86 challenger turned its focus toward the latest 6 core product, Instanbul. The latest Opteron with 6 cores now has an energy efficient version that consumes 40 watts. Unlike the other x86 competitors product, it...
04/09 18:00 - Mozilla pushes out Firefox update 3.5.3
The Mozilla group have updated their Firefox web browser with version 3.5.3. Check out the update here.
03/09 02:00 - Western Digital shipping high-speed 2TB hard drive
In a battle to win the high capacity market, Western Digital has started have turned it up a notch. The company released their 2TB 7200 RPM disk in Black Caviar and RE4. Both consumer and Enterprise versions feature a 5 year warranty. Check out the blurb here.
03/09 02:00 - 'Nehalem'-Based Sun Fire x4170 Is a Compelling 1U Server Choice
Sun, who was recently purchased by Oracle, is still churning out new product. The x4170 is a 1U server box with the following specs; Dual socket with support upto 2.9Ghz. 18 DDR3 slots for upto 144GB of memory. Upto 4 channel SAS interfaces and Quad Gigabit controllers and 3 PCIe slots.
03/09 02:00 - New school year brings 'Green IT' college degree
Going back to School? Well, IBM and Nebraska's own Metropolitain Community College has decided to collaborate on the first degree in, Green Data Center Management. The degree focuses on areas such as Disaster recovery, Virtualization, and Security. Check out the story here.
02/09 03:50 - Apple's new OS geared for multicore future
While some operating systems focus on eye candy and widgets, Apple is hard at work on their latest operating system, Snow leopard and something called, GCD. Grand Central Dispatch. Grand Central Dispatch is a component of the new Snow Leopard OS that is supposed to ease the use of thread...
02/09 01:50 - Iomega announces high performance NAS appliances
Iomega, announced a new appliance. The former ZIP disk maker introduced the ix4-200d network attached storage appliance. The product features support upto 8TB with 4 hard disk, dual Gigabit adapters and iSCSI block level access. Check out the blurb here.
26/08 03:50 - Big Iron Mainframes Versus x86 Servers: What You Need to Know
If you thought that Mainframes were a thing of the past, think again. With a footprint the size of a consumer refrigerator, a mainframe can replace 1500 Xeon based servers. With up to 85 percent lower power consumption in return. eWeek has posted a slide show comparing the difference between...
26/08 03:50 - The wraps are coming off IBM's Power7
IBM approaches the market with the next iteration of Power processors, series 7. The Power 7 processor features 8 cores with 4 SMT per core for up to 32 threads per processors. The chip also has Dual DDR3 memory controllers with bandwidth up to 100GB per chip. Level 3 cache now have a capacity of...
21/08 19:50 - Ten Hot IT Certifications for 2009
IT certifications help employers distinguish people when applying for certain positions. With a recession in place, it would be wise to arm your credentials with a certification. CIOInsight published a slideshow showcasing the 10 hottest certs for an IT person to be aware of. Check it out here
21/08 19:50 - New MCITP Title for Windows 7
Certification aficionados, Microsoft has rolled out the MCITP certification for Windows 7. The certification is called, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician 7. The new requirement is that you pass one of two exams from the HDI. Help Desk Institute. This is the first time Microsoft has made an...
21/08 01:50 - Mozilla releases Thunderbird software update
The Mozilla developers pushed out an update for their Mail client application, Thunderbird, with version Check it out here.
19/08 03:50 - Wi-Fi via White Spaces
The 802.11 spec that now features the 5Ghz band (N) went official in 2008 for consumers. However, it was only a marginal step from the previous 2.4Ghz band that was introduced 8+ years ago. With all the Television stations migrating from analog to HD. There are alot of unused band space auctioned...
07/08 01:50 - 5 Tools for the thrifty IT manager
Information Technology staff are always looking to save a dollar. With the recession in place, it would very wise to do so. Bill Silvey has posted an article about 5 free tools for the cheap IT manager. Check out the article here.
07/08 01:50 - Mozilla pumps out 3.5.2 and 3.0.13
The Mozilla group pushed out to updates to their web browsers. Update 3.5.2, and update 3.0.13.
25/07 19:50 - IT Employment Forecast
Baseling mag posted an IT employment forecast this week. The forecast covers the job growth in numbers and percentages of the current and future aspects of the industry. If you work or are currently seeking work in the Information Technology industry, then this maybe for you. Check out the slide...
23/07 01:50 - Mozilla releases update 3.0.12
The Mozilla group releases FireFox update 3.0.12. Check it out here.
19/07 19:50 - Happy Birthday to the Massa of the Masses
Today on 7/19, is the birthday of the Senior Editor, Jim Kirk. Happy Birthday boss. :^)
19/07 03:50 - Windows Home Server Service Pack 3 beta
Microsoft's Technet have posted a beta to their Service Pack 3 for the Windows Home Server Operating System. The beta has a few new features such as;
18/07 19:50 - New Opterons Heat Up Competition Between AMD, Intel
Advanced Micro Devices Opteron series have expanded with additional product. The company earlier this month added a six core Opteron processor codenamed; Istanbul. A six core Opteron in two flavors; HE and SE models. The HE is a 6 core processor with a 55w consumption for low wattage...
18/07 19:50 - Mozilla releases update 3.5.1 of Firefox
The Mozilla group pushed another update this week to their Firefox browser with version 3.5.1. The update takes note of stability security enhancement.
15/07 03:51 - Survey: Many businesses plan to skip Windows 7
So many business plan to skip Windows 7 on release? If they skipped Vista, and they skip Windows 7, then when do IT Administrators throw in the towel on XP? Surely an 8 year old Operating system has reached it's peak, right? Ina fried of Cnet has posted an interesting observation of response from...
11/07 21:50 - Should Apple Even Care About the Enterprise?
With Microsoft on the rise with the push of Windows 7 coming after the summer and more enterprises looking to transition, should apple even care about the enterprise?
07/07 01:50 - AMD rolls out another Opteron
Advanced Micro Devices rolls out another Server and Workstation processor. The codename: Suzuka, is the new single socket Opteron of the 1000 series processors. With a top clock of 2.9Ghz, a larger cache capacity of 6MB and a low consumption 10% less, this processor will target the SMB server and...
04/07 15:50 - Happy 4th of July
On behalf of the 2CPU staff, have a Happy 4th of July. :)
27/06 17:50 - Mozilla rolls out another update
The Mozilla group of developers have pushed out, yet another update. This update applies to the beta version of the browser, FireFox 3.4. Last week, the company released version 3.4vb4. This week marked the release of version 3.5rc3 beta.
18/06 03:50 - Nine Career Mistakes for IT Pros To Avoid
Global Knowledge editor, Linda Leung has posted an article about the Nine career mistakes for IT Professionals to avoid. I won't spoil any of them, but will direct you to the article. Check it out here.
18/06 01:50 - Mozilla updates web applications
The Mozilla software team pushed out an update to their Release Candidate, FireFox 3.5 with update version, B4. Last week, the developers also pushed out FireFox version, 3.0.11. Security vulnerabilities have been addressed with these updates as well as stability.
13/06 05:50 - Apple finalizes PowerPC divorce with OS upgrade
With Apple, there was a time when the company adored the PowerPC RISC base platform. The last PowerPC platform Apple invested in was the G5. However, with the fall out with International Business Machines, the company has adopted the Intel x86 base processors. With Apple pushing their latest...

American site VideogameREVIEW.com

Last update on 2011-09-01 at 23:25
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28/11 11:27 - test
testing post testing ignore
22/11 10:49 - Massive Assault on D2D
Of interest for turn based trategy fans, especially hardcore online players.

Man2 offerings:
A.I. opponents for training
3D engine
"Fancy Camera" captures the most dramatic moments
Play multiple games simultaneously
Play games at your convenient...
31/10 10:55 - Halo: The Movie indefinitely postponed
Halo Holding
Jackson, Microsoft kill movie development for now.

October 31, 2006 - Halo producers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, along with Microsoft, are putting the much-anticipated movie version of the hit video game franchise on ice. Following recent reports that development...
06/10 07:36 - Gothic 3 Release/Demo
Gothic 3 release dates have been in flux for last year or so. "Its Gold in August....no wait....September....opps make that October; but only for German release, you guys In U.S./canada gotta wait till Jan '07...".
Hopefully G3 wont turn out to be the distributing mess that G2 & NotR...
27/09 08:49 - Of Mice & Men [brain mapping]
MS co-founder Paul Allen offers a web based 3D atlas that maps the genes in a mouses brain .

The Atlas implies hope for cures of brain disorderslike Alzheimers, Parkinsons, autism, depression addiction etc. If you, a family member or friend is suffering a brain malady, you know how...
15/08 13:01 - Make your own 360 games with XNA Game Studio
Microsoft XNA Game Studio Express
Code your own 360 titles! New project lets anyone develop. The Net Yaroze walked the same road. Will Microsoft succeed?
by Gerry Block

August 14, 2006 - Gamefest, Microsoft's yearly show for game developers, kicks off today. The event...
11/08 01:35 - Director found for Halo movie?
Supposedly. It's Neill Blomkamp.


Well, here's what GameStop says about the guy:

Who is Neill Blomkamp? The announcement describes him "as one of the most innovative and original artists currently working in short films and commercial advertising." The...
21/06 18:08 - TiVoToGo and the PSP
TiVo released a new Desktop update today - version 2.3 - that features automatic transfers and support for the PSP.

The new TiVo software allows users to convert their recorded television shows from their networked Series2 TiVo DVR to their PC, PSP or video iPod with the company's...
14/06 14:57 - Sce Announces New Controller For Playstation 3
Los Angeles, May 8, 2006 – Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced the new controller for PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3), which will become available as standard with the system. The new controller can be experienced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) held from May 10...
14/06 14:56 - Emming Brings Classic Puzzle-solving Gameplay To The Psp
FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 23, 2006 – Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today the release of Lemmings™, now available throughout North America for the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system. Celebrating its 15th anniversary this year and developed by Team 17,...
11/05 07:42 - Firefox latest version....
...incase Mozilla users missed the browser update like I did, Firefox
has been released;

07/04 12:29 - Microsoft Acquires Lionhead Studios
Sir Peter Molyneux's company joins Microsoft's growing empire.
by Wade Steel

April 6, 2006 - Cementing the relationship that began with the development and release of the Fable franchise for the Xbox and PC, Microsoft Game Studios (MGS) announced today that it had purchased...
04/04 10:47 - Production news
Old news by now...

POSTED: 3/27/2006 10:07 AM

After a decade of production, Sony has finally pulled the plug on PlayStation One production. The console was originally launched in Japan in December 1994, selling more than...
01/04 10:12 - Gothic 3...oh no...
...say it ain't so:

That JoWooD has received an substantial offer for the XBox rights of Gothic 3 by an American concern.

That G3 release has been pushed back to near 4th quarter '06.
16/03 18:10 - PSP news blowout
Sony Computer Entertainment chief Ken Kutaragi outlined the PSP's future as part of an hour-long speech at the Spring 2006 PlayStation Business Briefing in Tokyo on March 15. Here's the skinny:

- Shipments of the PSP have crossed 15,000,000 units worldwide

- America...
14/03 18:52 - Playstation 3 Delayed to 2007
Sony Shares Drop on Report PlayStation 3 Delayed to November

March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Shares of Sony Corp., the world's biggest video-game maker, fell as much as 2 percent after a newspaper reported the company will delay the debut of its PlayStation 3 console to November from its...
15/02 06:59 - Intel Dual Core price cut due.
Motivation to get on the dual core bandwagon is near. Intel is due to announce in April price cuts from 13% to 50% on the 900 series processor. Additional cuts to come in 3rd quarter '06. For example, a model 950 3.4 ghz currently tagged @ $637 is scheduled for cut to $316 in April & cut...
15/02 06:59 - Intel Dual Core price cut due.
Motivation to get on the dual core bandwagon is near. Intel is due to announce in April price cuts from 13% to 50% on the 900 series processor. Additional cuts to come in 3rd quarter '06. For example, a model 950 3.4 ghz currently tagged @ $637 is scheduled for cut to $316 in April & cut...
22/11 08:13 - Black Friday
Online sites have leaked a few Black Friday specials, much to the objections of national retailers .

To point; HP Pavillion laptop with CD/DVD-RW optics for $398, a Canon digital camcorder for $249, Platonics Bluetooth wireless cell phone headset for $9, Axion portable DVD player for...
22/11 08:13 - Black Friday
Online sites have leaked a few Black Friday specials, much to the objections of national retailers .

To point; HP Pavillion laptop with CD/DVD-RW optics for $398, a Canon digital camcorder for $249, Platonics Bluetooth wireless cell phone headset for $9, Axion portable DVD player for...
09/09 08:37 - Op Flashpoint 2 ?
Im anxiously awaiting the sequel to Codemasters 2001 game Operation Flashpoint.
As I understand it, Op Flash 2 is currently in limbo due to difference of opinion between the publisher & developer over release dates & company take overs.

Bohemia assures the gaming...
09/09 08:37 - Op Flashpoint 2 ?
Im anxiously awaiting the sequel to Codemasters 2001 game Operation Flashpoint.
As I understand it, Op Flash 2 is currently in limbo due to difference of opinion between the publisher & developer over release dates & company take overs.

Bohemia assures the gaming...
09/09 08:37 - Op Flashpoint 2 ?
Im anxiously awaiting the sequel to Codemasters 2001 game Operation Flashpoint.
As I understand it, Op Flash 2 is currently in limbo due to difference of opinion between the publisher & developer over release dates & company take overs.

Bohemia assures the gaming...
26/08 07:03 - Halo goes Hollywood
20th Century Fox & Universal studios hacked out a deal to pay Microsoft $5 million and a cut of ticket sales for the rights to make a Halo movie. This is something Hollywood has been after since summer of '02 .
Universal spokesman , said Fox & Universal studios were aiming for a...
26/08 07:03 - Halo goes Hollywood
20th Century Fox & Universal studios hacked out a deal to pay Microsoft $5 million and a cut of ticket sales for the rights to make a Halo movie. This is something Hollywood has been after since summer of '02 .
Universal spokesman , said Fox & Universal studios were aiming for a...
26/08 07:03 - Halo goes Hollywood
20th Century Fox & Universal studios hacked out a deal to pay Microsoft $5 million and a cut of ticket sales for the rights to make a Halo movie. This is something Hollywood has been after since summer of '02 .
Universal spokesman , said Fox & Universal studios were aiming for a...
09/08 14:58 - One BAD-A** gamer
09/08 14:58 - One BAD-A** gamer
read about it here
21/07 03:26 - Additional GTA San Andreas news
"Grand Theft" maker blames hackers for sex scenes

News source: Reuters 7/21/05

By Lisa Baertlein

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hackers are responsible for a downloadable modification that enables sexually explicit minigames to be played in the...
21/07 03:26 - Additional GTA San Andreas news
Categories: Computers, Generalists
20/08 15:25 - [Gear & Gadgets, android, iOS...] To solve Android?s update woes, Google should look to the PC
Op-ed: Android's update model should be more like Windows, less like iOS.
20/08 15:00 - [Scientific Method, climate change, climate models.] Models challenge temperature reconstruction of last 12,000 years
Temperature records could be skewed, or models could be missing the mark.
20/08 13:39 - [Ministry of Innovation, Scientific Method, 3D prin] Pyramid and human ?beehives? designed for Mars dwellers
MakerBot Mars Base Challenge has seen over 200 entries so far.
20/08 13:30 - [Law & Disorder, Edward Snowden, john tye...] Meet John Tye: the kinder, gentler, and by-the-book whistleblower
?We?ve taken significant steps down the road towards a surveillance state."
20/08 13:00 - [Features, Gear & Gadgets, android] The state of Android updates: Who?s fast, who?s slow, and why
Naming and shaming (sometimes praising) the update efforts of OEMs and carriers.
20/08 07:01 - [Gear & Gadgets, Technology Lab, Desktop Virtualiza] Parallels upgrade brings more Windows-on-Mac integration for $80
Windows virtual desktops will integrate with OS X Yosemite's Continuity system.
20/08 03:20 - [Law & Disorder, adam carolla, patent trolls...] Patent troll speaks to podcasters: You?re so poor, we won?t sue you
The troll will let anyone earn "modest amounts of money" from podcasting.
19/08 22:25 - [Ministry of Innovation, AT&T, Comcast...] Netflix ends one of its oldest disputes, agrees to pay Time Warner Cable
TWC is "the last of the four" ISPs to demand payment, Netflix says.
19/08 20:40 - [Opposable Thumbs, console wars, Playstation 4...] Sony doesn?t understand why so many people are buying PS4s
Exec worries about possibly exhausting "core gamer" market too quickly.
19/08 20:20 - [Law & Disorder, alki david, holograms...] FilmOn?s Alki David: Comic-Con?s Homer Simpson hologram violated my patent
David was slapped down twice for TV-over-Internet broadcasts. Now?holograms.
19/08 20:10 - [Ministry of Innovation, Comcast, comcastic...] Leaked Comcast employee metrics show what we figured: Sell or perish [Updated]
Training materials explicitly require a "sell" phase, even in support calls.
19/08 19:55 - [Gear & Gadgets, dealmaster] Tuesday Dealmaster: Lenovo? More like Low-novo!
Lenovo accessories, BenQ monitors lead today's low-priced gadget party.
19/08 19:20 - [Technology Lab, microsoft] Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board
Former CEO cuts his final business tie after 34 years at the company.
19/08 18:53 - [Gear & Gadgets, android, HTC...] Hands On with the HTC One M8 for Windows: The first OS-agnostic phone
The same One M8 that ran Android now runs Windows Phone, exclusively on Verizon.
19/08 16:54 - [Gear & Gadgets, microsoft, OneNote] OneNote for Android gets new tablet UI and handwriting support
Update serves as a probable preview for Office for Android tablets.
19/08 16:44 - [Gear & Gadgets, home automation, Nest...] Samsung?s smart home push continues with purchase of HVAC maker Quietside
Company's vast appliance portfolio may finally receive home automation to match.
19/08 16:38 - [Risk Assessment] Hackers steal records on 4.5 million patients from healthcare system
Data included Social Security numbers as well as names, birth dates.
19/08 16:28 - [Law & Disorder, constitution, NYPD...] Man arrested, strip-searched after photographing NYPD wins $125,000
Settlement comes weeks after a bystander's video captured NYPD chokehold arrest.
19/08 16:18 - [Opposable Thumbs, adult, ESRB...] Ubisoft halts plans for M-rated games on Wii U, saying they don?t sell
CEO also expects Xbox 360, PS3 support to wither away in 2015.
19/08 16:07 - [Cars Technica] Tesla?s Model S just too slow? Try Saleen?s souped-up Model S
Body, drivetrain, and suspension mods come to the Tesla.
19/08 14:44 - [Scientific Method, Earth science, Iceland...] Is a different Icelandic volcano about to act up?
With tectonic rumbles underneath the ice, Iceland has raised the alert level.
19/08 13:14 - [Ministry of Innovation, app, google play music all] YouTube subscription plan leaks: Offline play, no ads, 20 million songs
Music, concerts, and remixes, plus a free Google Music sub.
19/08 13:00 - [Features, Scientific Method, Genetics...] DIY diagnosis: How an extreme athlete uncovered her genetic flaw
Runner discovers she has two extremely rare genetic diseases, teaches herself genetics.
19/08 04:01 - [Gear & Gadgets, AMD, ocz...] AMD teams with Toshiba to make its own SSDs
Branded OCZ drives have four-year warranties, start at $99 for 120GB.
19/08 04:00 - [Gear & Gadgets, channel, Hisense...] Roku becomes the brains for a new kind of smart TV
Roku brings a welcome dose of dumb to a product that tries to get too clever.
19/08 02:10 - [Ministry of Innovation, airwaves, broadcasters...] TV broadcasters sue the FCC over upcoming spectrum auction
Group says commission changed rules, doesn't protect stations that refuse to participate.
19/08 00:25 - [Law & Disorder, adam carolla, patent trolls...] Adam Carolla settles with podcasting patent troll, agrees to ?quiet period?
Carolla's listeners ponied up $500k. But are podcasters any safer?
19/08 00:15 - [Ministry of Innovation, AT&T, family plans...] Sprint says its network is behind, offers ?double the data? of rivals
While slower and less reliable, Sprint network can handle new 20GB family plans.
18/08 23:35 - [Ministry of Innovation, algorithm, bias...] Facebook?s route to becoming a reassurance machine
The vapid viral content might die. And its death might not be good.
18/08 21:40 - [Scientific Method, astronomy, astrophysics...] Which came last?The supernova or the red giant?
Understanding how an element is made rewrites the pre-history of our Solar System.

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Last update on 2014-08-20 at 18:10
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20/08 15:59 - Collision detection problem
So I have two boxes, a blue box and a red box. The blue represents a player and the red box represent a wall. What I'm trying to do is, when the blue collide with the red box, the blue box should stop moving. This is working for the most part when the blue box...
20/08 14:40 - Am I obliged to create one?
Warning I'm not a PRO.hi my name is pauline fisher this is my first time in gamedev.net

me old thread

I dont want to extend this thread I started long time ago from the new boston forums. but.. there are few questions I want to ask...
20/08 14:40 - GL 3.3 glDrawElements VAO issue...AMD bug or my mistake?
I'm running out of ideas trying to debug an issue with a basic line render in the form of a 'world axis' model.
The idea is simple:  
I create a VAO with float line vertices (3 per vertex), int indices (1 per vertex), and...
20/08 14:32 - PyQt4 - takeAt() returning a QWidgetItem?
I've discovered some very strange behaviour when trying to delete a QWidget from a QGridLayout. The following code demonstrates this behaviour:

>>> from PyQt4 import QtGui
>>> import sys
>>> app = QtGui.QApplication(sys.argv)...
20/08 12:46 - Upgrading a function that loads config files.
Hello everyone.
This is my first thread here but that's not important. The real problem is my member function of cGame class which load config files from the same folder where the .exe files is. It works but the statements must hardcoded. Here is what I mean (behold the chaos):

20/08 12:36 - Latency and server/client-time
I am working on a UDP client/server setup with boost::asio at the moment. I've got some basic ack&reliability system in place and tested a connection over the internet yesterday for the first time (instead of running on ports on the same machine...). There's only chat,...
20/08 12:02 - problem in resizing the swapchain buffers
this is in 640 x 480 window picture
this is when switching to full screen mode
this is the resizing code

void Game::onResize(){
RECT rc;
width=rc.right -...
20/08 11:10 - Tailored logic and events in SDL2 game
Hi everyone,this is my first post here on gamedev.net I have started to create games in SDL with C++. I've just moved over to SDL2 and I really enjoy producing games as a hobby. I love working with music, sound, graphics and code. The first game I made was a top-view space shooter, with...
20/08 10:35 - [SharpDX] Question about Z-Buffer
In my game I need to render a background starsphere which obviously has to be rendered behind everything else.
With XNA it was pretty easy to do this with DepthStencilState.None before the draw call abd DepthStencilState.Default after it.
In SharpDX these two...
20/08 09:24 - skin and SH lighting problem
I'm trying to use pre-integrated sss with SH as mention in the RAD 2013 course note, and I have some question.
1. One need to convolute  D(theta,r) with Y(l,0), why is theta in the range of [0, Pi/2]? For clamped cos, only the upper hemisphere matters, but for...
20/08 08:58 - Procedual level generation for a platformer game (tilebased) using player physics
I have been searching for information about how to build a 2d world generator (tilebased) for a platformer game I am developing. The levels should look like dungeons with a ceiling and a floor and they will have a high probability of being just made of horizontal rooms but...
20/08 06:56 - How to get rid of camera z-axis rotation
I have an issue with my quternion based camera: when I move it only on X and Y axis fast it is also begin rotate around Z axis, but it shouldn`t.
I use sharpDX lib and my code is following:

public void RotateX(float _degree_angle)
20/08 05:46 - Best way to render text with DirectX11
So, there's a bunch of methods for text rendering with DX11. The ones I know of are:
Sprite rendering. Pretty straightforward and well-known. Only con I see is the dynamic VB calculation each draw.
Use D2D. You get a simple, HW accelerated API, but on Win7 means another DX10.1...
20/08 03:48 - Resources on level editor creation?
I'm looking for a few resources on creating level editors, specially helpful libraries or tutorials on the topic. I'm planning to write a small 2D level editor, something similar to Tiled, as a learning exercise for my game. But i also intend to write a level editor for a few 3D experiments, so,...
20/08 02:20 - Avoid Skinned-Mesh using decal deferred
Hi all,
using a box and a vertex+pixel shader it's easy to render decal deferred without big cost.
The problem is this method doesn't works on skinned mesh, if a way exist, I don't know it yet.
I would avoid to render on them and the only way I have is to use the stencil buffer...
20/08 02:19 - How to apply Alpha Masks that move around and affect only specific objects (no fullscreen masks)
Imagine a tiled 2D game where your character goes behind a wall (found a secret spot). Say I want to apply an alpha mask (a circle with faded borders) in the same position the player is, but only for the tiles/sprites hiding the secret spot, not for surrounding environment tiles (where the mask...
20/08 01:23 - Is the BIOS Serial Number Always Set, Constant & Reliable
I am thinking of using the users BIOS/Motherboard Serial Number to uniquely identify a user (the application runs on Windows OS). When I refer to the BIOS/Motherboard Serial Number I am referring to the serial number returned when you type in: wmic BIOS get...
20/08 00:16 - Strange output when writing to a file object and printing it out
sorry for asking i really tried but i couldn't know what should i do
When I run the following code:

from sys import argv
script, addingfile = argv[0],argv[1]

def print_all(k):
print k.read()

usingfile =...
19/08 22:43 - OpenGL 3.0+ And VAOs
I'm finally learning OpenGL above 2.1, which would require some extra driver knowledge in Linux, and a Hail Mary from Apple in regards to OpenGL 4.0 and above. What I'm wondering is: what are the important features differences between OpenGL 3.x and OpenGL 4.x? My guess is that OpenGL 4.2 (I...
19/08 21:44 - Ubuntu + Performance
I'd like to use Ubuntu on my Intel NUC that I'm using as an arcade cabinet system. It's got an i5 CPU + HD 4600 integrated graphics with 8GB memory. If I stripped out Unity, and installed just a bare-bones desktop manager such as LightDM, then would Ubuntu run as a fairly light-weight Linux...
19/08 21:26 - Apparently, no so simple Math.....
Pokemon battling again for practice. Tried to make it a little harder this time with attack and defense. Health - (attack - defense).
I get the feeling my order of operations is getting messed up somehow, because no matter, how I re-code it, somebody is always gaining...
19/08 20:30 - storing level data
I am looking to create 2D game (maybe RPG, maybe rogue-like, maybe both ), but i am facing a problem coming up with a solution for storing level data. I want to create initial level structure through tile system, but I don't want game it self to be dependent on tiles.
19/08 20:18 - History bug. From sprites and ray-tracing to texture mapping
Today (2014) the topic of 3d graphics with textured polygons is all set and done. So we can look back relaxed without worrying about an instruction set of a specific CPU or worrying how to impress a fab to produce silicon. There are two kinds of computer graphic techniques which are easy to...
19/08 19:26 - Using old array or stl
Hi all what is better(Talking about memory and performance spped ) for store the  float vertex   using std::vector  vrtx or use a raw array / like  float vrtx[]
thanks in advance 
19/08 18:55 - n00b question on 2D game programming
Admittedly, I'm completely unfamiliar with the professional world of game development, but I have two questions:
What should I expect to pay a programmer to develop a fairly simple, top-down 2D video game based on my idea. 
And the...
19/08 15:20 - Shader Designer Fonts all Jiggled Up. VS2012 Corruption?
Hi all,
I didn't really know under which heading to post this.
In DGSL Shader Designer; starting it up produced this picture:

Why are the fonts all messed up? Is it supposed to be like this? What do I need to do to rectify it? I...
19/08 15:00 - What game companies hire remote programmers?
Hi! I'm looking for a REMOTE (TELECOMMUTE) c++/lua/python job in game industry. What companies occasionally have such vacancies?
19/08 14:51 - Where to start (kind of)
Hi everyone,
This is my first post here. I'm a second year programming student at a community college, and my ultimate goal is to graduate and start working in game development. This is my last year of study.
I've experimented with Unity, and I even completed...
19/08 12:30 - Problem with circular wave
I try to implement circular water from the GPU Gems chapter 1. (http://http.developer.nvidia.com/GPUGems/gpugems_ch01.html)
Here is reals formula:
Wave height:
Wavelength (L): the...
19/08 11:38 - Can't get SDL working
Hello everyone,
I've made several attempts to install SDL 1.2.15 on my Code::Blocks IDE.
I did it in the way this site (http://www.cprogramming.com/tutorial/sdl/setup.html) told me to,
but if i run the most simple programs, i get the following error: 

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Categories: Computers, Generalists
20/08 07:40 - Fifth Surface Pro 3 patch in two months still doesn't address the big problems
Microsoft just rolled out another firmware update for its troubled Surface Pro 3 tablet, and if there's an official explanation for this latest blast, I haven't seen it.
20/08 06:46 - Heartbleed to blame for Community Health Systems breach
According to a blog post from TrustedSec, an information security consultancy in Ohio, the breach at Community Health Systems (CHS) is the result of attackers targeting a flaw OpenSSL, CVE-2014-0160, better known as Heartbleed. The incident marks the first case Heartbleed has been linked to an...
20/08 05:46 - Top 5 things to watch for at VMWorld 2014
A year ago everyone wanted to know about VMware's big plan.
20/08 05:08 - Many Chrome browser extensions do sneaky things
An analysis by security researchers of 48,000 extensions for Google's Chrome browser uncovered many that are used for fraud and data theft -- actions that are mostly undetectable to regular users. The study, due to be presented Thursday at the Usenix Security Symposium in San Diego, forecasts...
20/08 05:04 - How far will businesses go to lure developers?
From sign-on bonuses to long-term equity bonus incentives to perks such as paying for the lease on a new Tesla, firms are upping the ante to attract and hire elite software development talent in a tight market. Most of these specialized performance programs are relatively new, says Dice.com...
20/08 04:45 - In his own words: Best quotes of Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer's decision to step down from Microsoft's board draws to a close a 34 year-long career that took him from business manager to CEO. During that time, he's spoken hundreds of times at events and in interviews. Here are some of his most memorable quotes.
20/08 04:29 - Apple preps final non-security Mavericks update
Apple is working its way toward releasing OS X Mountain Lion 10.9.5, very likely the last non-security update for the 10-month old operating system. Apple issued a new build of the beta of 10.9.5 on Tuesday, according to 9to5Mac.com. The build, the fourth in a series for 10.9.5, was identified as...
20/08 03:00 - Google's Docker tool taps Apache Mesos for cluster management
Google's Kubernetes project, an orchestration and management system for Docker, is gaining a lineup of collaborators and partners that's remi
20/08 03:00 - Ballmer exits Microsoft board -- stock market nods approval
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19/08 12:52 - FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has the green light to collect new data on the pricing of so-called special access services, the middle-mile network services used to deliver business broadband and mobile service backhaul.
19/08 12:18 - Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft's board
About six months after retiring as CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer has relinquished his seat on the company's board of directors effective immediately, citing a busy schedule and confidence in the company's current and future financial performance.
19/08 11:31 - C++14 is done -- here's what's new
C++14, the newest draft standard for the C++ language, has been approved and is now set to be published later this year.
19/08 11:01 - Does government finally grok open source?
It's one thing to join an open source community. It's quite another to create one. This becomes infinitely harder when you work for the most hidebound organization on the planet. No, I'm not talking about your employer. I'm referring to the government. Which one? Take your pick.
19/08 09:40 - HP Stream revealed: Microsoft's Chromebook killer is a Chromebook clone
Microsoft drove out Linux as the platform of choice during the netbook craze, and now the Windows maker is hoping it can do the same to the latest PC upstart, the Chromebook.
19/08 09:30 - VC investors hot for the cloud, mobile, and robots
Venture capital fundraising has picked up steam in the U.S., with cloud computing, mobile technology, and robotics getting solid backing. U.S. technology companies are looking at a strong investment climate with global investor confidence in U.S. companies up significantly for the third year in a...
19/08 08:55 - SanDisk announces the Ultra II series of SSDs
PC enthusiasts dig the very fast solid-state drives that SanDisk builds, but the drives in the company's Extreme Pro line can be pricey. The Ultra II series of SSDs that SanDisk announced today target mainstream users who focus on price first and performance second.
19/08 05:11 - Why would Chinese hackers want hospital patient data?
The theft of personal data on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems by hackers in China highlights the increasing degree to which hospitals are becoming lucrative targets for information theft.
19/08 05:07 - Symantec folds nine Norton products into one service
Symantec will consolidate its cluttered Norton line of security software, folding nine products into one online service that can be used across desktop computers and mobile devices. The product, in beta now, will simply be called "Norton Security" and cost $79 a year when it goes on sale in North...
19/08 04:41 - Azure services suffer another outage
Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform, wobbly for more than a week, again experienced outages and interruptions that impacted multiple products in the U.S. and abroad. Monday's problems started at close to 2 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Monday and at their peak affected about 10 services,...
19/08 04:38 - Microsoft tweaks SharePoint Online to free up site storage
Microsoft has tweaked the controls in SharePoint Online to let administrators make better use of storage resources allocated to SharePoint websites. The changes seek to make processes more automated, and to add some flexibility in how storage for SharePoint Online is managed within the Office 365...
19/08 03:00 - Python puts its print on multitouch apps with Kivy
Kivy, an open source library based on Python, brings native development of user interfaces and multitouch applications to Android, iOS, Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.
18/08 14:10 - MongoDB adds support option for community edition of its NoSQL database
IT shops that want professional support for MongoDB without paying for the enterprise edition of the company's increasingly popular NoSQL database now have an option from MongoDB itself. The company is offering support plans for running MongoDB's community edition in production scenarios,...
18/08 13:59 - Hackers steal data on 4.5 million U.S. hospital patients
A major U.S. hospital operator says hackers based in China broke into its computer systems and stole data on 4.5 million patients. Community Health Systems said the attack occurred in April and June of this year, but it wasn't until July that it determined the theft had taken place.
18/08 12:57 - Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility
Oracle has made it possible to run a much older but still widely used version of its database software on Exadata, in a move that could make heretofore reluctant buyers pull the trigger on a purchase of the data-processing appliance. Customers who are running Grid Infrastructure version
18/08 10:07 - Microsoft preps Office 365 document management tool for lawyers
Microsoft has developed a document management add-on for Office 365 intended for lawyers, signaling a possible interest by the company in creating vertical-industry tools for the suite. Microsoft announced the product, called Matter Center for Office 365, Monday, saying it's in limited preview...
18/08 08:24 - TPC takes the measure of big data systems
Comparing commercial Hadoop big data-styled analysis systems might get a little easier, thanks to a new benchmark from the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC). The TPCx-HS benchmark, posted Monday, offers a performance assessment of Hadoop-based systems.
18/08 07:08 - Google acquires Jetpac to boost image recognition know-how
Google has acquired Jetpac, known for image recognition and processing. Jetpac wrote on its website that it's joining Google, and would be removing its app from the App Store in the coming days. The company will stop offering support on Sept. 15, it said. Google confirmed the deal but had nothing...
18/08 05:13 - Report: Windows 'Threshold' public preview will debut this fall
Microsoft is preparing to release the next version of Windows, code-named "Threshold," in a public preview this fall, according to a Friday report. ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley reports "Threshold" will be released in either late September or early October, well in advance of the speculated...
18/08 05:01 - FCC extends Net neutrality comment period to Sept. 15
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has extended a deadline for comments on its proposed Net neutrality rules to Sept. 15, giving members of the public more time to weigh in on how the government should regulate Web traffic.
18/08 04:56 - Microsoft's new approach to Windows updates is all marketing sizzle no steak
Microsoft spokesman Brandon LeBlanc published a nifty blog on Aug.

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19/06 13:29 - Microsoft security could have been disrupted by email
Microsoft was forced to patch its malware detector this week after it discovered a bug that allowed attackers to disable the protection with an email...
19/06 13:15 - Facebook back up after short but widespread outage
Facebook's website went down temporarily on Thursday, showing an error screen when users attempted to log on to the social network. "Sorry, something...
21/05 15:53 - eBay Hacked: eBay To Ask Users To Change Passwords
eBay Inc. said beginning later today it will be asking eBay users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database...
07/05 12:06 - Google Chrome Experimenting With Safer URLs for Users
The latest beta version of the Google Chrome Web browser includes potential URL protection that could make it harder for phishing schemes to take...
05/05 15:15 - How to keep your XP-based system running indefinitely
I know you love XP and I know you're tired of wringing your hands every time Microsoft releases a new operating system version, knowing that you're...
03/05 06:14 - Microsoft patches IE bug in Windows XP, but it's a huge mistake
Microsoft, after officially retiring Windows XP back in April, has decided in its infinite wisdom to issue a patch for the Internet Explorer zero-day...
29/04 20:44 - Adblock Plus drops support for IE6 and IE7
Adblock Plus today announced it is finally dropping support for Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7. As a result, the next version of Adblock...
29/04 20:03 - Firefox 29 Debuts With New Australis User Interface
Mozilla officially released Firefox 29 today, providing users with the first major overhaul of the open-source browser's user interface since Firefox...
29/04 09:55 - Microsoft Stops Charging for Skype Group Video Calling
The company loosens restrictions on Skype's group video calling feature, enabling multiple Mac and Xbox users to chat simultaneously.
Microsoft has...
29/04 09:50 - Internet Explorer Exploit Leaves XP Users High and Dry
Even when a fix is developed for the latest IE threat, Windows XP users won't get it. That's a good reason for them to upgrade their OS. A new...
27/04 09:56 - Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Microsoft is aware of limited, targeted attacks that attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet...
27/04 09:56 - Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Microsoft is aware of limited, targeted attacks that attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet...
26/04 23:03 - Windows 8.1 update ‘to be released this autumn with start menu’
Microsoft's update to Windows 8.1 could be released in a matter of months and is set to include a start menu, according to Russian pirate group WZOR....
26/04 23:03 - Windows 8.1 update to be released this autumn with start menu
Microsoft's update to Windows 8.1 could be released in a matter of months and is set to include a start menu, according to Russian pirate group WZOR....
26/04 22:05 - Bug in Microsoft Security Essentials Downs Windows XP Machines
Microsoft pushed out a bad update to its Security Essentials software, crashing Windows XP machines and underscoring the fragility of the Windows XP...
26/04 22:05 - Bug in Microsoft Security Essentials Downs Windows XP Machines
Microsoft pushed out a bad update to its Security Essentials software, crashing Windows XP machines and underscoring the fragility of the Windows XP...
25/04 21:38 - F.C.C., in a Shift, Backs Fast Lanes for Web Traffic
The principle that all Internet content should be treated equally as it flows through cables and pipes to consumers looks all but dead. The Federal...
25/04 21:38 - F.C.C., in a Shift, Backs Fast Lanes for Web Traffic
The principle that all Internet content should be treated equally as it flows through cables and pipes to consumers looks all but dead. The Federal...
25/04 07:51 - StartIsBack+ 1.6 for Windows 8.1
Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome StartIsBack+! StartIsBack+ is the all-new version of StartIsBack for Windows 8.1. It's a FREE upgrade for...
25/04 07:51 - StartIsBack+ 1.6 for Windows 8.1
Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome StartIsBack+! StartIsBack+ is the all-new version of StartIsBack for Windows 8.1. It's a FREE upgrade for...
25/04 07:40 - Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.4 update starts S3 jealousy
While thoughts have been turning to this year’s Note smartphone there are still lots of users that own the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, and now there...
25/04 07:40 - Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.4 update starts S3 jealousy
While thoughts have been turning to this year’s Note smartphone there are still lots of users that own the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, and now there...
10/04 11:11 - The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has...
10/04 11:11 - The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has...
10/03 21:38 - A new Windows 8.1 update tries to win back desktop diehards
With its second major update to Windows 8 in less than 18 months, Microsoft is trying to ease the pain for Windows users who are befuddled by the...
10/03 21:38 - A new Windows 8.1 update tries to win back desktop diehards
With its second major update to Windows 8 in less than 18 months, Microsoft is trying to ease the pain for Windows users who are befuddled by the...
10/03 21:29 - Skype For Windows 8.1 Now Supports Chat Sync
Skype has been a popular VoIP or voice over internet protocol tool for a long time. Its widely used from people who simply want to stay in touch with...
10/03 21:29 - Skype For Windows 8.1 Now Supports Chat Sync
Skype has been a popular VoIP or voice over internet protocol tool for a long time. Its widely used from people who simply want to stay in touch with...
21/02 16:00 - Microsft Issues Fix for Internet Explorer 9 and Internet Explorer 10 Vulnerability
Microsoft is aware of limited, targeted attacks that attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10. Only Internet Explorer 9 and...
21/02 16:00 - Microsft Issues Fix for Internet Explorer 9 and 10 Vulnerability
Microsoft is aware of limited, targeted attacks that attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10. Only Internet Explorer 9 and...

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24/07 22:57 - Microsoft offers tips to adapt Windows 8 apps for Windows 8.1 preview
Microsoft is offering a number of tips to developers of Windows 8 apps so they can adapt them to work with the new features added for the preview version of Windows 8.1. Read more...
24/07 22:27 - Microsoft confirms Xbox One game self publishing plans; details coming later
Microsoft's Marc Whitten has confirmed that the company will indeed allow for game developers to self publish games for the Xbox One, but details will be revealed later. Read more...
24/07 21:57 - Ballmer states that Windows is not selling well enough, next gen Surface in testing
Microsoft's executive team held an internal conference on the campus today to talk about the latest earnings report and dropped a few other important nuggets of info. Read more...
24/07 20:43 - Microsoft: There are ways besides blocking sites to keep online porn from kids
In a new blog post, Microsoft' Chief Online Safety Officer says that parents are finding ways to keep online adult content away from kinds besides simply blocking those sites. Read more...
24/07 20:13 - Microsoft may change course and allow Xbox One games to be self published
A new rumor claims that Microsoft plans to change their policies for the Xbox One and allow independent game developers to release games for the console without needing a publisher. Read more...
24/07 19:43 - Microsoft partners with Azul Systems to bring OpenJDK to Windows Azure
Microsoft Open Technologies has announced a partnership with Azul Systems that will bring Oracle's Java to Windows Azure sometime later in 2013 using the OpenJDK specification. Read more...
24/07 19:13 - Google announces Chromecast, streams Chrome to your TV
Google has announced Chromecast which streams content to almost any TV. This follows the cancelled Nexus Q and poorly adopted Google TV, has Google finally succeeded in the home entertainment space? Read more...
24/07 18:43 - Google Announces Nexus 7 refresh, Android 4.3
The much awaited refresh to the Google Nexus 7 series has finally been officially announced. Having been leaked previously over and over, the specs confirm what most already know. Read more...
24/07 16:06 - Microsoft and Facebook lobby against NSA in April-June, Google/Yahoo stay quiet
Microsoft and Facebook were the only tech giants to lobby against the laws that allowed the NSA to conduct its PRISM program but even so, it wasn't a strong effort by either company. Read more...
24/07 15:24 - Michael Dell improves offer slightly to take Dell private
Dell has postponed its shareholder vote on going private again, this time to August 2nd, but this time they will have a slightly better share offer from Michael Dell to consider. Read more...
24/07 14:49 - NVIDIA demos next-gen mobile chip, Project Logan, in new videos
NVIDIA is revealing more about its next generation mobile chip, which has the code name Project Logan, along with some new videos that show off its graphical capabilities. Read more...
24/07 13:47 - Microsoft sets Xbox One game prices at £50 in UK
Microsoft has revealed the cost of Xbox One games in the U.K. to be £49.99, the same price as the cost of newly released Xbox 360 games. The company previously announced the U.S. price of $59.99. Read more...
24/07 12:10 - White Xbox One development kit revealed
An Xbox developer has confirmed the existence of a white Xbox One, which as been used as a development kit internally at Microsoft. Could it be a glimpse at a future release? Read more...
24/07 11:37 - EE post good Q2 results, everyone everywhere wants 4G apparently
EE were the first network in the UK to offer 4G capabilities to the consumer. Now, figures released show they are not only doing well, but gaining customers at 4G like speeds! Read more...
24/07 11:07 - Leaked images & video claims to show new 5-inch Blackberry A10
A new video claims to show the upcoming Blackberry flagship, the A10. The device is rumored to have a 5-inch screen, a dual-core processor and it's expected to launch around the winter holidays. Read more...
24/07 10:37 - NVIDIA announces 12GB Quadro K6000 "fastest GPU ever"
NVIDIA has unleashed upon the world the Quadro K6000 graphics card. The card, which is aimed at pros, comes with a massive 12GB of DDR5 memory, three times that of the K5000. Read more...
24/07 10:07 - Tim Cook: high-end smartphone market hasn't peaked
Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, said today that he doesn't believe that the high-end of the smartphone market is actually saturated. But he also hinted the company is addressing its absence from the low-end. Read more...
24/07 09:31 - New Nexus 7 unveiled by Best Buy ahead of Google event
Best Buy has published its pre-order pages confirming previous spec leaks and outing all the info on Google's brand new Nexus 7 tablet, ahead of the actual launch event later on today. Read more...
24/07 09:01 - Study: Facebook is depressing but Instagram maybe even more so
If you've ever thought that Facebook seemed depressing you were completely right according to scientists. And it seems Instagram may be even more so as it "purifies this one aspect of Facebook". Read more...
24/07 08:04 - Apple site hack done "in the name of research", complete overhaul inbound
A security researcher based in London has stepped forward and claimed responsibility for the hack that occurred almost a week ago on the Apple Developers website, which is still down. Read more...
24/07 07:10 - Intel's fanless and energy efficient Haswell chip coming later this year
Intel says a new version of its latest Core processor, code name Haswell, that will be fanless and use less energy, is coming by the end of 2013, that could be used in Windows 8.1 notebooks. Read more...
24/07 06:40 - New Microsoft infographic gives Windows XP a retirement party
A new infographic released by Microsoft gives Windows XP its own retirement party as it tries to show businesses why they should make the move to Windows 8 and 8.1. Read more...
24/07 04:07 - Microsoft Paint is the canvas for 97-year-old legally blind artist
97 year old Hal Lasko is an artist who creates his works with Microsoft Paint and spends ten hours a day on his craft. Lasko is currently selling prints of his creations on his website. Read more...
23/07 22:37 - Xbox Live currently experiencing service disruption [Update: It's fixed]
Microsoft's Xbox Live service is experiencing some downtime at the moment, as some users are unable to sign in via the Xbox 360 console, Windows 8, Windows Phone and Games For Windows Live. Read more...
23/07 22:24 - Apple sells 31.2 million iPhones and 14.6 million iPads in Q2 2013
Apple has announced it has sold 31.2 million iPhones and 14.6 million iPads in the second quarter of 2013, along with 3.8 million Mac's. Apple generated $35.3 billion in revenues for the quarter. Read more...
23/07 21:54 - Three new Windows 8.1 preview fixes released
Microsoft has released three more bug fixes for the public preview of Windows 8.1, which includes a stability improvement when the OS uses the SkyDrive cloud service. Read more...
23/07 21:15 - Analyst: Xbox One could outship PS4 three-to-one in 2013
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian claims that, according to their own checks of parts supply chains, shipments of the Xbox One could be ahead of the rival PS4 console by as much as three to one. Read more...
23/07 20:45 - Microsoft releases final version of Office 2010 SP2
Microsoft has quietly released the final version of Office 2010 SP2, containing a number of fixes and improvements for the software, after releasing a beta version in April. Read more...
23/07 19:15 - Three new Droid smartphones from Motorola coming from Verizon
Verizon Wireless has announced it will sell three new Droid smartphones from Motorola, the Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx, in August, with pre-orders starting today. Read more...
23/07 18:45 - Rumor: Ashton Kutcher may soon be promoting Lenovo Windows 8 PCs
A new report claims that actor Ashton Kutcher is close to signing a $10 million deal with PC maker Lenovo that, if true, will likely see the man who played Steve Jobs promoting Windows 8 PCs. Read more...

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30/12 14:00 - Municipalities open their GIS systems to citizens
29/12 14:00 - Interclue and the pitfalls of going proprietary
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23/12 19:00 - Revised Slackware keeps it simple
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22/12 19:00 - Nix fixes dependency hell on all Linux distributions
22/12 14:00 - Three plugins for better online social networking
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19/12 14:00 - Open source programming languages for kids
18/12 19:00 - openSUSE 11.1 makes Christmas come early
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17/12 19:00 - Barracuda offers a new -- and free -- alternative to Spamhaus
17/12 14:00 - Where has my disk space gone?
16/12 21:16 - Ubuntu-sponsored FOSScamp builds community
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15/12 19:00 - Condensing with Open Text Summarizer
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20/08 15:29 - [opensource] Qt Upgrades From LGPLv2.1 to LGPLv3
Digia has announced that existing Qt modules will now be covered under the LGPLv3 in addition to the LGPLv2.1, GPLv3, and the enterprise (proprietary) license. New modules will be dropping LGPLv2.1 and GPLv3+ and be released under the LGPLv3 and GPLv2+ instead. This should be a good move: new Qt...
20/08 14:50 - [security] 51% of Computer Users Share Passwords
An anonymous reader writes Consumers are inadvertently leaving back doors open to attackers as they share login details and sign up for automatic log on to mobile apps and services, according to new research by Intercede. While 52% of respondents stated that security was a top priority when...
20/08 14:08 - [programming] Interviews: Bjarne Stroustrup Answers Your Questions
Last week you had a chance to ask Bjarne Stroustrup about programming and C++. Below you'll find his answers to those questions. If you didn't get a chance to ask him a question, or want to clarify something he said, don't forget he's doing a live Google + Q & A today at 12:30pm Eastern....
20/08 13:29 - [opensource] Kolab.org Groupware 3.3 Release Adds Tags, Notes, and Dozens of Other New Featur
jrepin (667425) writes Version 3.3 of Kolab.org, a free and open source groupware solution, has been released. It is now possible to add tags to email messages, work with notes right in the webclient, and manage your resources more easily. Kolab.org 3.3 introduces a new folder navigation view...
20/08 13:29 - [opensource] Kolab.org Groupware 3.3 Release Adds Tags, Notes, and Dozens of Other Features
jrepin (667425) writes Version 3.3 of Kolab.org, a free and open source groupware solution, has been released. It is now possible to add tags to email messages, work with notes right in the webclient, and manage your resources more easily. Kolab.org 3.3 introduces a new folder navigation view...
20/08 12:51 - [cellphones] Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
stephendavion (2872091) writes Researchers will demonstrate the process used to spy on smartphones using gyroscopes at Usenix Security event on August 22, 2014. Researchers from Stanford and a defense research group at Rafael will demonstrate a way to spy on smartphones using gyroscopes at Usenix...
20/08 12:12 - [security] Heartbleed To Blame For Community Health Systems Breach
An anonymous reader writes: The Heartbleed vulnerability is the cause of the data breach at Community Health Systems, which resulted in 4.5 million records (containing patient data) being compromised. According to a blog post from TrustedSec, the attackers targeted a vulnerable Juniper router and...
20/08 09:16 - [patents] How Patent Trolls Destroy Innovation
walterbyrd sends this story from Vox: Everyone agrees that there's been an explosion of patent litigation in recent years, and that lawsuits from non-practicing entities (NPEs) — known to critics as patent trolls — are a major factor. But there's a big debate about whether trolls are...
20/08 07:35 - [mars] Wheel Damage Adding Up Quickly For Mars Rover Curiosity
An anonymous reader writes: The folks in charge of the Mars rover Curiosity have been trying to solve an increasingly urgent problem: what to do about unexpected wheel damage. The team knew from the start that wear and tear on the wheels would slowly accumulate, but they've been surprised at how...
20/08 06:10 - [power] Solar Plant Sets Birds On Fire As They Fly Overhead
Elledan writes: Federal investigators in California have requested that BrightSource — owner of thermal solar plants — halt the construction of more (and bigger) plants until their impact on wildlife has been further investigated. "Unlike many other solar plants, the Ivanpah plant...
20/08 04:10 - [os] Operating Systems Still Matter In a Containerized World
New submitter Jason Baker writes: With the rise of Docker containers as an alternative for deploying complex server-based applications, one might wonder, does the operating system even matter anymore? Certainly the question gets asked periodically. Gordon Haff makes the argument on Opensource.com...
20/08 03:05 - [classicgames] Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons Player's Handbook Released
New submitter GammaKitsune writes: "The Player's Handbook for the fifth edition of Dungeons and Dragons, formerly known as "D&D Next," released today to major bookstores and online retailers across the U.S. The Player's Handbook, which contains core rules for gameplay and character creation,...
20/08 02:05 - [business] Comcast Training Materials Leaked
WheezyJoe writes: The Verge reports on leaked training manuals from Comcast, which show how selling services is a required part of the job, even for employees doing tech support. The so-called "4S training material" explicitly states that 20 percent of a call center employee's rating for a given...
20/08 00:21 - [network] Netflix CEO On Net Neutrality: Large ISPs Are the Problem
KindMind writes: At Wired, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has posted his take on net neutrality. He lays the problem at the feet of the large ISPs. Hastings says, "Consider this: A single fiber-optic strand the diameter of a human hair can carry 101.7 terabits of data per second, enough to support...
19/08 23:40 - [money] $125,000 Settlement Given To Man Arrested for Photographing NYPD
mpicpp sends word of a $125,000 settlement for a man who was arrested for photographing members of the New York Police Department. On June 14th, 2012, the man was sitting in his car when he saw three African-American youths being stopped and frisked by police officers. He began taking pictures of...
19/08 22:58 - [power] If Fusion Is the Answer, We Need To Do It Quickly
Lasrick writes: Yale's Jason Parisi makes a compelling case for fusion power, and explains why fusion is cleaner, safer, and doesn't provide opportunities for nuclear smuggling and proliferation. The only downside will be the transition period, when there are both fission and fusion plants...
19/08 22:16 - [youtube] YouTube Music Subscription Details Leak
Several readers sent word that Android Police has leaked details about YouTube's upcoming subscription service, Music Key. The benefits for users will include ad-free music, offline playback, and audio-only streams. It's expected to cost $10 per month. "Of course, one of Music Key's major value...
19/08 21:56 - [iss] Scientists Find Traces of Sea Plankton On ISS Surface
schwit1 sends this report from the ITAR-TASS News Agency: An experiment of taking samples from illuminators and the ISS surface has brought unique results, as scientists had found traces of sea plankton there, the chief of an orbital mission on Russia's ISS segment told reporters. Results of the...
19/08 21:34 - [mars] Modular Hive Homes Win Mars Base Design Competition
In June, we discussed news that JPL and MakerBot were teaming up to host a competition for designing a futuristic Mars base. The competition is now over, and the top three designs have been chosen. First place went to Noah Hornberger, who designed a base with hexagonal rooms and shielding made of...
19/08 20:51 - [microsoft] Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board
jones_supa writes: After leaving his position as CEO of Microsoft a year ago, Steve Ballmer has still held a position as a member of the board of directors for the company. Now, he is leaving the board, explaining why in a letter to fresh Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. "I have become very busy,"...
19/08 20:10 - [opensource] At Home with Tim O'Reilly (Videos 1 and 2 of 6)
Wikipedia says Tim O'Reilly "is the founder of O'Reilly Media (formerly O'Reilly & Associates) and a supporter of the free software and open source movements." And so he is. O'Reilly Media is also the company from which Make magazine and the assorted Maker Faires sprang, before spinning off...
19/08 19:27 - [government] German Intelligence Spying On Allies, Recorded Kerry, Clinton, and Kofi Annan
cold fjord writes: According to Foreign Policy, "The revelation that Germany spies on Turkey, a NATO member, should dispel any notion that spying on allies violates the unwritten rules of international espionage. ... For nearly a year, the extent of NSA surveillance on German leaders ... has...
19/08 18:45 - [google] Google's Driverless Cars Capable of Exceeding Speed Limit
mrspoonsi sends a report about how Google's autonomous vehicles handle speed limits. It's easy to assume that driverless cars will simply be programmed never to exceed a posted speed limit, but Google has found that such behavior can actually be less safe than speeding a bit. Thus, they've...
19/08 18:02 - [robot] FarmBot: an Open Source Automated Farming Machine
New submitter ErnieKey writes: Farming has been stuck in a bit of a rut, when compared to other industries. Businesses across the globe have been innovating for decades, while farming has been using techniques that have been handed down from centuries ago. The FarmBot Foundation is creating a...
19/08 17:20 - [crime] Phoenix Introduces Draft Ordinance To Criminalize Certain Drone Uses
Fubar writes: Two city council members from Phoenix, AZ are introducing "draft language" for public discussion that would make it illegal to use a drone to film people without their knowledge. The council members are worred about privacy of people in their own yards, even including the...
19/08 16:53 - [announcement] Introducing Slashdot's New Build Section
Along with the rest of the mix that makes this site work, Slashdot has nearly two decades now of spotting and showing off interesting projects, inventions, technologies, and hobbies. Some of them are strictly personal, some are frankly commercial, and some are the fruits of ambitious...
19/08 16:12 - [chrome] New HP Laptop Would Mean Windows at Chromebook Prices
New submitter nrjperera (2669521) submits news of a new laptop from HP that's in Chromebook (or, a few years ago, "netbook") territory, price-wise, but loaded with Windows 8.1 instead. Microsoft has teamed up with HP to make an affordable Windows laptop to beat Google Chromebooks at their own...
19/08 15:30 - [programming] C++14 Is Set In Stone
jones_supa (887896) writes "Apart from minor editorial tweaks, the ISO C++14 standard can be considered completed. Implementations are already shipping by major suppliers. C++14 is mostly an incremental update over C++11 with some new features like function return type deduction, variable...
19/08 14:49 - [earth] Iceland's Seismic Acticity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
In 2010, ash spewed into the atmosphere by the volcano beneath Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull glacier grounded European air traffic for days (and, partially, for weeks). As reported by The Guardian, a series of similarly situated earthquakes may herald a similar ash-ejecting erruption, and the...
19/08 14:49 - [earth] Iceland's Seismic Activity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
In 2010, ash spewed into the atmosphere by the volcano beneath Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull glacier grounded European air traffic for days (and, partially, for weeks). As reported by The Guardian, a series of similarly situated earthquakes may herald a similar ash-ejecting erruption, and the...

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20/08 06:00 - Pillars Of Eternity Backer Beta Begins, Mac Beta Later
August 20, 2014 6:00 AMObsidian Entertainment has announced beta access is available now for some Kickstarter backers of the Pillars of Eternity fantasy RPG. Currently only open to Windows users through Steam, Obsidian promised Mac and Linux participants will get their own beta in the coming...
20/08 06:00 - Putt-Putt Adventure Series Now At MGS
August 20, 2014 6:00 AMEight titles in Tommo's Putt-Putt retro classic gaming series are available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The re-released versions of Humongous Entertainment's edutainment titles were brought to modern machines with the help of Night Dive Studios. The...
20/08 06:00 - Walk With The Spirits In Whispering Willows
August 20, 2014 6:00 AMNight Light Interactive's Whispering Willows is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The adventure title puts players in the role of Elena, a girl with the ability to travel outside her body in spirit form. Players will use the ability to traverse a...
20/08 06:00 - Freddi Fish Returns To Solve Mysteries
August 20, 2014 6:00 AMMac Game Store recently added seven new Freddi Fish titles to its list of games available for purchase and download. Tommo's re-released versions of the Humongous Entertainment edutainment titles were brought to modern machines with the help of Night Dive Studios. The...
19/08 06:00 - Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director's Cut Details Revealed
August 19, 2014 6:00 AMHarebrained Schemes has released a new informational update for Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut, the stand-alone release of the RPG expansion. The Director's Cut will be available September 18 and will include new features, missions, and art. It will also be free to...
19/08 06:00 - After The Zombie Apocalypse Humans Still Can't Get Along
August 19, 2014 6:00 AMSoldak Entertainment's Steven Peeler recently posted a new blog about the company's next title. Set in the world of Din's Curse and Depths of Peril the as yet unnamed game will focus on the fight for survival after a zombie apocalypse has brought down civilization....
19/08 06:00 - Age Of Fear: The Undead King Now At MGS
August 19, 2014 6:00 AMAge of Fear: The Undead King from KISS is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The fantasy turn-based strategy game features a unique battle system, two campaigns, multiplayer action, and a skirmish mode.Age of Fear: The Undead King is a fantasy...
19/08 06:00 - Diablo III Seasons Explained
August 19, 2014 6:00 AMBlizzard Entertainment recently posted a new preview of the upcoming 2.1.0 patch for its fantasy action RPG, Diablo III. The update will include a variety of changes and additions including Seasons, a new competitive gameplay mode which challenges players to create a new...
18/08 06:00 - IMG Reviews Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure
August 18, 2014 6:00 AMInside Mac Games' Ted Bade has posted a new review of Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure from Big Finish Games. In the game players take the role of a private investigator in a post-apocalyptic San Francisco, once again searching for clues, solving puzzles, and...
18/08 06:00 - Sid Meier's Colonization Returns
August 18, 2014 6:00 AMSid Meier's Colonization from Tommo is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The game gives players the chance to take charge of the French, English, Dutch, or Spanish colonial powers in the struggle to control the New World.Discover the New World and...
18/08 06:00 - Enjoy Creation In Bridge Constructor Playground
August 18, 2014 6:00 AMBridge Constructor Playground from Merge Games is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. Like Bridge Constructor, Playground gives players the chance to take the role of bridge engineer and architect, with the added benefits of an extensive tutorial, no...
18/08 06:00 - Sanctum 2 Brings The Battle To Macs
August 18, 2014 6:00 AMCoffee Stain Studios' Sanctum 2 has made its way to Mac and Linux gamers. Like the original the title offers a unique combination of first person shooter and tower defense, giving players the chance to directly join the action. Among other things Sanctum 2 features a new...
15/08 06:00 - Cities: Skylines Announced
August 15, 2014 6:00 AMParadox Interactive and Colossal Order have announced Cities: Skylines. The massive city simulator from the developers of the Cities in Motion series will feature large map sizes, detailed design controls, the ability to reach endgame "wonders", and modding tools for those...
15/08 06:00 - WoW: Warlords Of Draenor Debuts November 13
August 15, 2014 6:00 AMBlizzard Entertainment has announced that Warlords of Draenor, the fifth expansion for its popular fantasy MMO World of Warcraft, will be released on November 13. The expansion gives heroes the chance to explore the world of Draenor; build and manage a customizable...
15/08 06:00 - Pirates! Gold Plus Sails The Seas At MGS
August 15, 2014 6:00 AMPirates! Gold Plus from Tommo is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The compilation includes the original 1987 Sid Meier's Pirates! as well as 1993's Pirates! Gold, giving players the chance to once again take to the high seas in search of plunder...
15/08 06:00 - Save With Feral's Future Tense Sale
August 15, 2014 6:00 AMMac Game Store is currently offering a new sale showcasing the futuristic offerings of Feral Interactive. For a limited time shoppers can collect tltles like BioShock 2, Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Ultimate Edition, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Elite Edition at discounts of up...
14/08 06:00 - Blackguards 2 Official Teaser Trailer Unveiled
August 14, 2014 6:00 AMDaedalic Entertainment has unveiled an official teaser trailer for Blackguards 2, the sequel to the unique RPG set in the universe of The Dark Eye. Blackguards 2 will continue the original's focus on turn-based battles and will add the ability to recapture enemy territory....
14/08 06:00 - Sierra Returns With New King's Quest, Geometry Wars
August 14, 2014 6:00 AMActivision recently announced a return from the ashes for Sierra, known for a variety of popular classic series such as King's Quest. Sierra will exist as an Activision studio focusing on "innovative, edgy and graphically unique" indie titles. The first two titles in the...
14/08 06:00 - RPG Quest - Minimae Now Adventuring In OS X
August 14, 2014 6:00 AMP1XL Games recently announced the Mac OS X debut of RPG Quest - Minimae. Featuring retro visuals and soundtrack, the open world mini-RPG gives players a chance to explore a large world, meet interesting people, defeat monsters, and save the land from evil.RPG Quest -...
14/08 06:00 - Space Hulk: Ascension Edition Announced
August 14, 2014 6:00 AMDanish independent studio Full Control has announced development on a new standalone edition of Space Hulk for personal computers. Space Hulk: Ascension Edition will add another layer to Space Hulk with the introduction of RPG elements, Genestealer variations, new...
14/08 06:00 - RPG Quest - Minimae Now Adventuring In OS X
August 14, 2014 6:00 AMP1XL Games recently announced the Mac OS X debut of RPG Quest - Minimae. Featuring retro visuals and soundtrack, the open world mini-RPG gives players a chance to explore a large world, meet interesting people, defeat monsters, and save the land from evil.RPG Quest -...
14/08 06:00 - Space Hulk: Ascension Edition Announced
August 14, 2014 6:00 AMDanish independent studio Full Control has announced development on a new standalone edition of Space Hulk for personal computers. Space Hulk: Ascension Edition will add another layer to Space Hulk with the introduction of RPG elements, Genestealer variations, new...
14/08 06:00 - Sierra Returns With New King's Quest, Geometry Wars
August 14, 2014 6:00 AMActivision recently announced a return from the ashes for Sierra, known for a variety of popular classic series such as King's Quest. Sierra will exist as an Activision studio focusing on "innovative, edgy and graphically unique" indie titles. The first two titles in the...
14/08 06:00 - Blackguards 2 Official Teaser Trailer Unveiled
August 14, 2014 6:00 AMDaedalic Entertainment has unveiled an official teaser trailer for Blackguards 2, the sequel to the unique RPG set in the universe of The Dark Eye. Blackguards 2 will continue the original's focus on turn-based battles and will add the ability to recapture enemy territory....
13/08 20:00 - Hearthstone: The Construct Quarter Available Now
August 13, 2014 8:38 PMBlizzard Entertainment has announced the release of b>The Construct Quarter, the fourth wing of the Hearthstone online card game expansion Curse of Naxxramas. The single player adventure mode introduced by Curse offers a new game board and a variety of unique class...
13/08 06:00 - Farm Frenzy: Viking Heroes Available Now
August 13, 2014 6:00 AMAlawar Entertainment's Farm Frenzy: Viking Heroes is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The game tasks players with helping a group of vikings switch from axe to plow in 172 levels spanning seven worlds of farming adventure.Drop your axe and pick up...
13/08 06:00 - Heroes & Legends: Conquerors Of Kolhar Characters Revealed
August 13, 2014 6:00 AMPhoenix Online Publishing and Cuve Games have revealed some more lore about the upcoming Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar. Coming To Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs, the game merges elements from RPGs, strategy titles, and "Roguelikes" to create gameplay focused on...
13/08 06:00 - Silent Service 1+2 Sink A Battleship At MGS
August 13, 2014 6:00 AMTommo's Silent Service 1+2 is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The re-release of the popular Microprose titles designed by Sid Meier once again submerge players in the tense underwater battles of World War II. To succeed they'll need to "FIND 'EM,...
13/08 06:00 - Joining Hands 2 - Puzzle Solving Can Be Relaxing
August 13, 2014 6:00 AMJoining Hands from 10 Tons is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The "handtastic" puzzle sequel offers no time limits, no enemies, and no pressure for gamers looking for a unique experience without the threat of clocks or opponents.On a starry night,...
13/08 06:00 - Get Your Medieval Card Gaming Fix In Knight Solitaire
August 13, 2014 6:00 AMKnight Solitaire from 8 Floor Games is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The medieval themed card game adds to the traditional formula with the ability to make chains of cards, use bonuses, and collect rewards. Knight Solitaire features more than...

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20/08 16:17 - Overruled! Gets Steam Early Access, Screens Unveiled
2D multiplayer arena based brawler Overruled! out now on Steam
20/08 16:05 - NBA 2K15 Announced for PC, gamescom 2014 Screens
NBA 2K's collaboration with the NBA's best players continues in the next iteration of the legendary franchise
20/08 16:01 - Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons Launched, New Screens Available
A new playable class, a new playable race, new heroic encounters and a new dungeon and skirmish for adventurers to explore
20/08 15:58 - Goat Simulator Coming to Xbox One
Players will be able to live the dream and cause as much destruction as an actual goat from the comfort of their couch
20/08 15:52 - Defense Grid 2 Dated, gamescom 2014 Screens Released
In September 2014 you will fight for survival in this hit tower defense sequel
20/08 15:50 - Rising Generals Closed Beta Begins
Strategy experts can prove their talent in the browser version of the game
20/08 15:46 - Pinball FX2 for Xbox One Released, Video Available
Pinball FX2 brings all the pinball action for which the franchise is known into the next-generation with 1080p graphics at 60 frames per second
20/08 15:42 - Shadowgate Your Death Video Released
Death waits at every corner and gamers will see just a few ways to die in this new trailer
20/08 15:37 - Wakfu Enters Beta, New Screens Released
Choose a nation, defend it, conquer territories, vote, respect laws (or not), become governor, and more
20/08 15:29 - In Space We Brawl Revealed, First Screens/Video Available
In Space We Brawl promises couch co-op chaos on PS3 and PS4
20/08 15:22 - Dex Gets Steam Early Access, Video Released
A 2D side-scrolling action/stealth RPG in a cyberpunk setting
20/08 15:17 - Three Fourths Home Joins Steam Greenlight, Video/Screens Released
If Greenlit, Steam keys will be provided to those who have previously purchased the game
20/08 15:11 - Dizzel Gets Steam Early Access
Dizzel's Early Access is accompanied with a barrage of new content and events
20/08 15:08 - Defiance Gone Free-to-Play on PS3
Already free-to-play on PC, and coming soon to Xbox 360
20/08 15:02 - Always Sometimes Monsters Demo and Screens Released
Indie RPG brings a unique take on the modern grind
20/08 14:57 - Syberia 3 gamescom 2014 Screens
The pics represent the moment when Kate Walker - the saga-s iconic heroin - discovers the Youkol camp
20/08 14:51 - Nom Nom Galaxy Announced, gamescom 2014 Screens Unveiled
NNG is a genre melter that's a co-op multiplayer game about building, expanding and maintaining an interstellar soup factory with your friends
20/08 14:24 - Silent Hills gamescom 2014 Video
This P.T. demo is now live on the PlayStation store
20/08 14:13 - Bloodborne gamescom 2014 Demo Gameplay Released
This video features combat showing both the saw cleaver and heavy axe, both of which transform and can be wielded in short and long forms
20/08 14:01 - Journey Coming to PS4, gamescom 2014 Video Released
Explore vast deserts and primitive ruins to uncover the long-lost legends of a forgotten civilisation
20/08 13:36 - Volume gamescom 2014 Video and Screens
From the creator of Thomas Was Alone
20/08 13:32 - PlayStation Vita Pets gamescom 2014 Video and Screens
PlayStation Vita Pets is the next generation of virtual pets, a whole new pet experience exclusive for PlayStation
20/08 13:18 - The Sly Trilogy gamescom 2014 Video
Remastered PS2 classic available in glorious handheld HD
20/08 13:16 - Minecraft PS4 gamescom 2014 Video
Minecraft on PS4 will feature worlds 36 times bigger than the ones you might be used to on PS3
20/08 13:07 - Kick & Fennick gamescom 2014 Video and Screens
From the creators of Blue Marble, a demo for Oculus Rift
20/08 13:01 - PIX the CAT Revealed, First Screens/Video Available
Unleash your inner blue cat
20/08 12:45 - Ether One Coming to PS4, Video/Screens Released
A first person adventure game that deals with the fragility of the human mind
20/08 12:20 - Dreamfall Chapters Coming to PS4, Video/Screens Released
Take a look at Red Thread Games' fantasy ambitious saga
20/08 12:16 - 99 Bricks Wizard Academy Coming to PS Vita
You’ve always dreamed of becoming a wizard, only one thing is missing: your own wizard tower
20/08 12:09 - Crimsonland for PS Vita Released
Thousands of aliens, giant spiders, mutant lizards, and more are on the attack - can you survive the onslaught?


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02/05 23:33 - Call of Duty: Black Ops Now Available to Pre-Order
The newly announced Call of Duty: Black Ops is now available for you to pre-order at your local participating retailers.
02/05 23:33 - Bulletstorm Screens
LusoGamer has the first screens about Bulletstorm.
02/05 23:32 - Pre-Order Call Of Duty: Black Ops And Get It Day 1
"Those of you who already have your mind made up about purchasing Call of Duty: Black Ops should head over to..."
02/05 23:32 - MMOHut: Star Trek Online Free Trial Announced
MMOHut, "Star Trek Online has had a troubling launch. Complaints of an unfinished product rushed to release abounded. What's worse is that STO chose to stick to the archaic subscription model rather than embrace the new, rapidly growing free to play model. To entice players to give the game a...
02/05 17:34 - Star Wars: The Old Republic Inhabitants Page Added
IncGamers reports that BioWare has added an inhabitants page to the official Star Wars: The Old Republic site.

Anyone wanting to read up on the various creatures, droids and species that fill the SW:TOR universe can now refer here to find out all they need to know.
02/05 17:34 - InstantAction debuts online video game distribution service
On Friday morning, browser-based gaming innovator InstantAction announced the availability of its direct-to-consumer online video game distribution service that enables game publishers to embed premium video games anywhere on the Web, including blogs, and social media sites such as Facebook. The...
02/05 17:33 - GameXplain: Halo Reach Beta Impressions
GameXplain says: "The Halo: Reach Beta is upon us, and not to be left behind, the GameXplain crew made sure to be among the few to experience the game a little early. The beta is multiplayer only, and will be available to everyone who purchased Halo ODST starting Monday, but for now we were happy...
02/05 17:33 - InstantAction (finally) Launches, Shows off Secret of Monkey Island: SE
BNG writes: "That huge project InstantAction has been working on since the arrival of their new CEO Louis Castle back in July of last year has finally surfaced. Right now, within your browser, you can play The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition."
02/05 17:32 - Star Wars: The Old Republic ? Revealing Darth Malgus
IncGamers reports that BioWare has announced a new novel entitled Deceived, which tells the story of Darth Malgus, the Sith Lord who featured in the trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic.
02/05 17:32 - House, M.D. the PC game ? cool stuff giveaway
Legacy Games are releasing House, M.D. on PC May 10th and giving away loads of cool stuff to the first few buyers.
02/05 17:31 - Girls Or Tekken - Which Gets A Gamer's Attention?
This predicament is similar to that of the 'strippers or counter-strike' story from a while back. If only Kim Ha Yul or Han Ga Eun dressed up as Alisa or Lili, then maybe they would have gotten more attention from the gamers at a recent "Tekken Clash" tournament.

A quote from one...
01/05 17:12 - 'Halo: Reach' Beta Live Stream
Russ Frushtick of MTV Multiplayer writes:

"Starting today at 4PM Eastern and running for an hour, I'll be playing the "Halo: Reach" beta. The real, live, honest-to-goodness first public look at pure gameplay footage of the year's most anticipated shooter."
01/05 17:12 - PlayStation Store Update: Tuesdays Just Got a Little Better
Beginning next Tuesday, May 4, PSN Store Updates will be update on Tuesday.
01/05 17:11 - Playstation 3 May Releases
May is shaping up to be a great month for PS3. Take a look at some of the most anticipated games being released in the near future.
01/05 17:11 - 8 films that have most influenced videogames
Which are the movies that have most influenced the look and feel of videogames? Here are Den of Geek's suggestions...
01/05 17:09 - Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter - GPU benchmarks
PCGH ran graphics card benchmarks in Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter. As expected the Geforce GTX 480 is the fastest card, but especially with extreme anti-aliasing modes the Radeon HD 5870 is coming close. Depending on the video settings the GTX 470 is battling with the HD 5850 and the GTX...
30/04 22:41 - N4G temporarily closed for news submissions
We are now finally ready to reveal what we have been working on for the past 18 months or so. Unfortunately we will be forced to close the site for submissions and comments for a few days while we import data to the new site.
30/04 22:33 - Alan Wake DLC looking to polish animations and graphics even further
Alan Wake is due next month but already previews are showering praise over Alan Wake's atmosphere and great visuals. But it seems that Remedy is constantly trying to improve the world of Alan Wake, and have confirmed that they've learned a good deal about facial animation through the process of...
30/04 22:16 - Judge Judy Confused About a PS3 $2,500 Price
Koku writes: "Judge Judy is known for handling many different lawsuit cases at times she even makes it seem like a joke when it comes to some awful law suits such as the one between Keiona Nash and Marcel Scott. Marcel cheated on Keiona, and now she wants to sue Marcel for stealing her...
30/04 21:54 - UFC 2010: Undisputed - PS3 Vs 360 demo screenshots
Eurogamer Portugal published some exclusive screenshots comparing the two versions. Check them out.
30/04 21:45 - Mass Effect 2 DLC Announcement to come next week
According to the Mass Effect 2 website, Bioware plans to give away some nice information regarding future DLC for Mass Effect 2....
30/04 21:44 - 13 Extraordinary Halo Reach Screenshots, Shot By Gamers
Kotaku: Halo Reach, like Halo 3 before it, has an in-game screenshot tool. Play the game. Watch an interactive playback of what you did. Move the cameras. Snap your shots. In just one day, gamers have taken some amazing pictures.

See more for yourself at the Halo Reach section of...
30/04 21:41 - Hands-on: Alan Wake: So Good, It'll Scare You - Examiner
Microsoft is about to release one of the biggest games of 2010 and, arguably, one of the biggest Xbox 360 releases with the impending release of Alan Wake. Coming from Remedy, development team of Max Payne, Alan Wake is a psychological-thriller that will push gamers to their limits and have you...
30/04 21:38 - Some Retailers Showing a Double Standard?
DualShockers writes, "I've been reading some disturbing reports this week, since I've been following a couple forums focusing on Record of Agarest War. It seems GameStop is having issues putting this game on the shelf because of its Limited Edition packaging."
30/04 21:25 - New Alan Wake screens showcase combat and scenery
Microsoft has released 10 new screens from Alan Wake, showcasing the game's combat and some of the scenery.
30/04 21:11 - Eurogamer Iron Man 2 Review
There's a decent game lurking somewhere in Marvel's superhero, Iron Man. Maybe it's even a brilliant game. Sure, those palm-mounted laser cannons mean that he's going to enter most battles with his hands up, looking like he's dead set on capitulating, but he can fly, he can blast stuff into...
30/04 21:10 - All systems nominal: MechWarrior 4 Free is finally released
After nearly a year of delays due to legal pressure and other unforeseen issues, the free edition of MechWarrior 4 is here!
30/04 21:10 - Fanboys Who Believe Steve Jobs About Adobe Flash are Blind Idiots
Sean Nagasawa writes: "You would think that writing for a site named Go Fanboy would somehow prepare me for the continual onslaught of "fanboyism" and blind faith that some gamers have in corporations. But the way in which people eat up the BS Steve Jobs spews about Adobe and Flash being sub-par...
30/04 20:58 - IGN: How Much Did Activision's Deal With Bungie Cost?
Neither Activision nor Bungie would discuss specifics of yesterday's surprise 10-year publishing agreement. But to sign a developer with a pedigree like Bungie to a deal for one game would cost a pretty penny, let alone ten years worth. So how much coin did Activision have to pony up to land...
30/04 20:53 - XSEED game reveal is for the Wii or DS
XSEED has hinted on their official Twitter account that their upcoming announcement will be for a Nintendo platform.

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Last update on 2014-08-20 at 17:55
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20/08 11:38 - Verizon wants a global, carrier-friendly Android app store
You may think that the Play Store is a fine place to get Android apps, but Verizon apparently isn't very happy with Google's dominance -- it wants carriers to have some control. Sources for The Information claim that Verizon is in early talks with...
20/08 11:02 - Hands-on with the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook
The Nook tablets were seriously under appreciated. And while Samsung certainly makes some nice devices, there's something a little sad about seeing the Nook name slapped on a rather generic looking slate from the Korean manufacturer. But it was...
20/08 10:43 - Uber embeds itself in United, OpenTable and other major apps
Uber, the on-demand car startup that's apparently twice as valuable as SpaceX, apparently isn't satisfied with just one paltry mobile app. That's why it finally did what many Silicon Valley prognosticators thought it would: it launched a free API...
20/08 10:06 - The world's largest solar thermal power plant is incinerating thousands of local birds
A common sight in the sky above the world's largest solar thermal power plant is a "streamer," a small plume of smoke that occurs without warning. Closer inspection, however, reveals that the source of the smoke is a bird which has inadvertently...
20/08 09:35 - Barnes & Noble launches the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook
Barnes & Noble has officially kicked off a new era -- one in which it doesn't manufacture its own tablets. The struggling book outlet announced last summer that it would work with other manufacturers going forward and Samsung is first inline. The...
20/08 09:31 - UK tries to protect kids by rating music videos like movies
While David Cameron's broadband filters are doing an admirable job of shielding Britain's young eyes from adult content, the government reckons it can do more. That's why, as from October, it'll treat music videos like movies and begin placing age...
20/08 08:58 - ZTE's camera-heavy mini flagship makes rare leap to the US
Chinese phone makers are smacking Samsung and others around right now, but it's still hard to find high-end, non-carrier-branded devices stateside. That said, ZTE -- which has quietly become the world's number five smartphone brand -- has just...
20/08 08:25 - AT&T's gigabit internet beats Google Fiber to Silicon Valley
Well, this has to be awkward: the first company to bring gigabit internet to Silicon Valley isn't Google, it's AT&T. The telco's ultra-high speed U-verse service will land in Cupertino in a few months, meaning that Apple employees (or any other...
20/08 07:33 - Twitter to delete photos of deceased upon family request
After saying it would take a more hands-on approach to bullying, Twitter will now remove images of deceased persons upon family request in "certain circumstances." That follows an atrocious instance of harassment, in which several users sent Zelda...
20/08 06:51 - LG's Music Flow offers multi-room speakers controlled by a messaging app
LG has just announced a new range of wireless speakers, sound bar and network bridge called Music Flow, and by the looks of it, the company wants a piece of whatever action Sonos is getting. The system even comes with the Music Flow Player app that's...
20/08 06:12 - Heartbleed blamed for Chinese theft of 4.5 million health records
Yesterday, Community Health Systems announced that Chinese hackers had managed to steal the healthcare records of 4.5 million of its customers. Now, security firm TrustedSec is claiming that the reason the information was swiped was because of the...
20/08 05:29 - Tiny accelerometer adds motion detection to clothes and cheap phones
Imagine a shirt or pants that can detect movement and tell you if that golf swing was weak or that jump shot was a bit lacking. That's the biggest goal of a company called mCube: to have its new and really tiny accelerometer embedded in clothing,...
20/08 04:42 - Ubisoft won't attempt an unlimited gaming service until EA proves it can work
It turns out Electronic Arts' Access program has at least one high-profile spectator: Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot. The Assassin's Creed and Watch Dogs company's head says that Ubisoft is keeping a keen eye on what that type of service can offer...
20/08 04:16 - Brazilian judge tells Apple and Google to pull Secret from people's devices
Secret's app is ostensibly meant for office gossip and getting transgressions out of your system, but it has also been abused by bullies wanting to intimidate and shame others. Well, one Brazilian judge is fed up with that misuse -- enough so that...
20/08 03:45 - GIFYouTube does exactly what its name implies
Not sure how to make an animated GIF? Don't worry, you don't have to learn a darn thing -- an unofficial web tool will do it for you. The website, simply named GIFYouTube, does exactly what it sounds like: it converts your favorite streaming video...
20/08 03:06 - Xbox 360 HDD now comes in 500GB format, costs less than 320GB version
Been taking advantage of the Xbox 360's "Games with Gold" deal? You might be running out of hard drive space, and Microsoft knows it: it just updated the Xbox website with a teaser for a 500GB hard drive. At $110 it's still more expensive than PC...
20/08 02:33 - See-through solar panels provide power and a killer view
While we've seen some pretty big advancements (and even bigger installations) in solar-energy collection lately, unless you're looking for privacy, one of the biggest light-catchers -- windows -- have to go largely under-utilized. Researchers at...
20/08 02:05 - Discarded car batteries could become low-cost solar cells
It's great that manufacturers recover lead from discarded car batteries to use in new ones, since lead production from ores yields toxic residues. The problem is, when we shift from lead-acid to lithium-ion and other types of batteries (and we're...
20/08 01:05 - Google search trends highlight America's digital divide
While the rest of us were out frolicking in the sun, The New York Times' Upshot blog spent the early part of the summer sussing out which counties in the United States were the easiest and hardest to live in. After a little extra prompting from...
20/08 00:32 - PayPal's One Touch wants to power your in-app mobile purchases
It's a pretty common thing to see in an online store: pay with PayPal -- but what about on mobile devices? Well, the eBay-owned company is working on that. The company just announced PayPal One Touch, a new system that (as the name implies) hopes to...
19/08 23:51 - New Lego Minecraft sets turn minifig Steve into a farmer and a miner
Those old Lego Minecraft sets are cute, but the construction toy company's finally gearing up to release new ones that look much more like standard Lego sets -- and yes, they come with mini figures. Lego fans on the Eurobricks forum have recently...
19/08 23:13 - Selfie cameras that look like perfume bottles are going to be a thing
It's no secret that girls in China are obsessed with taking selfies, but there's also a local trend of slapping a Chanel perfume bottle case onto their phones. No, we don't understand, either. Nevertheless, Sony is seizing this opportunity by...
19/08 22:14 - Snapchat's bringing disappearing news to your vanishing selfie stream
Snapchat might be the go-to app for firing off self-destructing selfies, but there's still one little issue CEO Evan Spiegel doesn't seem to have locked up yet: how is it actually going to make money? In-app purchases? Location-centric stories? The...
19/08 21:31 - Navy drone plays well with manned aircraft, caps it with a carrier landing
The unmanned X-47B drone has proven itself carrier-capable, but can it fit into normal flight operations? The Navy aimed to find out recently in some joint maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 Super Hornet aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt. The X-47B model...
19/08 21:09 - Engadget Daily: HTC One M8 for Windows, choosing a 4K TV, and more!
Today, we go hands-on with HTC's One M8 for Windows, shop for 4K TVs, ponder an ASUS-made smartwatch, and more! Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.

19/08 20:48 - Twitter is officially putting tweets from strangers in your timeline
You know how Twitter started inserting others' favorites and follows into your timeline? As it turns out, it's not an experiment -- it's official policy. We now know that the social network recently updated its timeline explanation to confirm that...
19/08 20:20 - Engadget Live Boston is this Friday!
Our third Engadget Live event of 2014 hits Boston this Friday, August 22nd. At 7PM on the dot, we'll transform Royale into a scene that even Stefon would consider worthy of being Boston's hottest club. Tap your way through the gallery below to find...
19/08 19:56 - ADT wants to automate your home with the help of IFTTT
Now that home automation is all the rage, household security outfit ADT is looking to dive further into the fray with a hand from If This Then That (IFTTT). Using the home alarm company's Pulse system and the appropriate channel from the recipe-based...
19/08 19:15 - Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen
It's sure been a long time since Sharp shipped a smartphone to American consumers. And, let's be honest with ourselves, the FX Plus wasn't exactly taking the market by storm. The Sidekick-esque slider was dated even by 2011 standards. But the company...
19/08 19:10 - 'Ignore No More' app makes sure your kids can't dodge your calls
Once you tiptoe past a certain age, ignoring calls from mom and dad sort of becomes de rigueur as you go about your day. That sort of filial nonsense doesn't fly when you're younger though, and now there's an app to make sure you return you young'uns...

American site Joystiq

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 18:10
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
20/08 12:00 - New Alone in the Dark, Haunted House games in Atari's horror revival
Despite recent strife, Atari's 2014 offensive continues with upcoming reveals of new Alone in the Dark and Haunted House games. Both games are coming to PC this fall, and Atari plans to reveal them behind closed doors at next week's PAX Prime...
20/08 11:30 - Second Trials Fusion DLC takes to the skies
Trials Fusion received a new DLC pack today titled Empire of the Sky, which adds nine tracks to the game: six classic trials tracks, one Supercross multiplayer track, the "Freefall" skill game and the "High Society" FMX track. Empire of the Sky also...
20/08 11:00 - Sony tangles with the mystery of PS4's success, fights to understand the future
Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida recently admitted he's a "bit nervous" about the success of the PlayStation 4. The console has sold 10 million units and the current generation is trending stronger than last. Will it run out of core...
20/08 10:30 - Resident Evil: The Final Chapter delayed
Resident Evil film franchise star Milla Jovovich has had to unexpectedly curb stomp production on the latest movie due to a creature growing inside her. Jovovich posted on her Facebook page that she and director-husband, Paul WS Anderson, are...
20/08 10:00 - Go go desert rangers, Wasteland 2 out September 19
Pack your shotgun, sun cream, anti-radiation pills and don't forget the toothbrush, because after a quarter of a century, the sequel to Wasteland is nearly here. inXile boss Brian Fargo confirmed the post-apocalyptic RPG is nailed in to hit PC, Mac...
20/08 09:00 - 500GB Xbox 360 Media Drive unveiled, priced $110
Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Xbox 360. Its nine-year mission: to explore strange new games, and to seek out new hard drives to put them on. To boldly go where no console has gone before - 500GB!

Yes, okay, other...
20/08 08:00 - Infamous dev Sucker Punch hit by layoffs, numbers unknown
Sony-owned developer Sucker Punch laid off some of its staff this week, just days ahead of Infamous: Second Son standalone expansion First Light releasing on PS4. Sony Computer Entertainment America confirmed the layoffs to IGN yesterday, though it's...
20/08 07:00 - Resident Evil: Revelations 2 box art spotted on Xbox.com
Leaked box art straight from Microsoft's official Xbox.com site points towards a sequel to Resident Evil: Revelations, the horror shooter that transitioned from 3DS to big screens last year. As spotted by French site Gamer in a Box, the Xbox.com site...
20/08 06:00 - PSN Store Update: El Diablo
Video games! They've been hibernating through the summer, but this week's PlayStation Store update brings plenty of the blighters onto PS4, PS3 and Vita. Let's start with the biggie, Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition, which brings Reaper of Souls to...
20/08 05:00 - No Mr. Brosnan, we expected you to die in GoldenEye 007
If you have former Bond actor Pierce Brosnan on your late night chat show, the only right thing to do is to put a N64 controller in his hands and make him play himself in GoldenEye 007, however terrible he is at the multiplayer. And he really is...
20/08 04:00 - Star Citizen reaches $50 million in space bucks
Star Citizen crossed $50 million in support following the launch of some pricey digital starships. The milestone was reached thanks to the docking of the "2945 RSI Constellation Lineup," a collection of four ships that went on sale over this past...
20/08 03:00 - Assassin's Creed competitive killing takes a break
The dense history of Assassin's Creed starts humbly in 2007, with polarizing reviews seeing more potential than anything else in the first game. Still, big sales paved the way for Assassin's Creed 2, which took the franchise into 15th century Italy...
19/08 22:30 - Deals With Gold: CoD, GTA 5, DLC, other acronyms
This week in Deals with Gold, it's all Call of Duty and Rockstar, all the time. For Xbox One, Gold members can snag the Call of Duty Ghosts season pass, the Snoop Dogg VO Pack, Makarov Legend Pack, Squad Pack Extinction and Captain Price Legend Pack...
19/08 22:00 - Guilty Gear XX #Reload brings the fight to Steam in September
Publisher Kiss Ltd. have revealed plans to release Arc System Works' 2D fighter Guilty Gear XX #Reload on Steam.

While this is a very delayed port - Guilty Gear XX #Reload originally reached consoles in 2004, and even saw a PC release in 2005 - it's...
19/08 21:30 - Broadcast your own TV show with PS4's AR Studio
The PlayStation 4 Playroom app is now good for more than just torturing (?) adorable robots with the PS4 Camera. The Playroom now also includes AR Studio, which lets you create your own live, interactive broadcasts. The amount of functionality...
19/08 21:00 - 35 minutes of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gameplay
If you didn't have the opportunity to travel all the way to Gamescom last week and check out the latest footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in action, are you ever in luck right now! Here's 35 minutes taken directly from the presentation at last...
19/08 20:30 - All of the nightmares live in Five Nights at Freddy's
We found where the nightmares live. They reside at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, a fictional children's eatery featuring animatronic singing animals that wander the crusty, marinara-stained halls at night.

In Five Nights at Freddy's, you're the security...
19/08 20:00 - Burn, crush your jelly pals in Gang Beasts from Double Fine
Gang Beasts is a silly, brutal brawler starring four jelly-boned fighters in local co-op matches, and it's now getting publishing support from Double Fine. The game comes from three brothers at UK studio Boneloaf, and it combines ragdoll physics,...
19/08 19:30 - Forza Horizon 2 adds 28 more cars to its extensive roster
It's been 11 days since we last checked in on the 200-strong vehicle roster developer Playground Games is slowly unveiling for open-world racer Forza Horizon 2, and in that time the developer has introduced another 28 cars, both exotic and...
19/08 19:00 - Pigeon dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend delayed to September
Sorry lovebirds, but the pigeon of your dreams won't land until September. Hatoful Boyfriend, the world's finest (and, as far as we know, only) pigeon dating simulator has been delayed from August 21 to September 4.

For those unaware, Hatoful...
19/08 18:30 - Adorable BlazBlue action spinoff hits 3DS this week
Developer Arc System Works, a studio most famous for hyper-kinetic 2D fighters, will launch BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma on the 3DS eShop on August 21.

Unlike its traditional fighting game predecessors, BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma is a 3D action game...
19/08 18:00 - Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 packs Deadlight, Van Helsing and GalCiv 2
A new Humble Bundle is upon us, this time packing a handful of big games. The Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 includes Deadlight, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Complete Pack and Galactic Civilizations 2: Ultimate Edition in the organizations...
19/08 17:30 - Shadowrun's standalone Dragonfall Director's Cut arrives Sept. 18
The standalone, "Director's Cut" version of the Shadowrun Returns DLC Dragonfall will arrive on September 18, developer Harebrained Schemes has revealed.

The updated version of the downloadable content features new missions, music, and improvements...
19/08 17:00 - Bloodborne has Dark Souls in its veins
When Sony showed us Bloodborne at E3, it was like that disconcertingly racy feeling of seeing someone you really like and then realizing it's their younger, even more attractive sibling. It looked like a Souls game, albeit one even deeper into a goth...
19/08 16:30 - GTA Online's San Andreas Flight School update takes off today
Rockstar's latest update for GTA Online earns its wings today on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, giving Grand Theft Auto 5 players access to ten new flight-focused missions.

The San Andreas Flight School Update introduces new planes that players can...
19/08 16:00 - Valve just might make that Team Fortress 2 shirt you designed
Valve is giving a chance to the visionaries (and drunk idiots) that have shaped this great land by enhancing common items, paving the way to beer hats and tuxedo-stamped shirts. For a limited time, Valve is inviting other dreamers to join the fray by...
19/08 15:30 - Destiny writer joins Telltale Games, seeks the iron throne
Destiny writer Joshua Rubin left Bungie for Telltale Games, announcing his departure via Twitter after two years with the developer. Rubin will be working on Telltale's take on the Game of Thrones franchise, and noted that the creators of the HBO...
19/08 15:00 - Hotline Miami 2 footage leaks, action figure nears funding goal
Two big pieces of news for Hotline Miami fans: Not only has nearly an hour and a half of footage from Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appeared on the 'net, but a 12" action figure based on Hotline Miami protagonist Jacket is currently nearing its...
19/08 14:30 - Joystiq Streams: Mega Man + Metroid + Castle Pixel = Rex Rocket [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]
Some people call Rex Rocket a space cowboy. Some people call him the gangster of love. Know this, though: When he travels across a ravaged universe like an interstellar Jason Statham, transporting scientists away from vicious robots, nobody ever...
19/08 13:30 - Freedom Wars does battle in NA, Europe on October 29
Freedom Wars is coming to the PlayStation Vita on October 29 in North America and Europe and on October 31 in the UK. The action role-playing game is a collaboration between God Eater creators Shift, Street Fighter X Tekken co-developer Dimps and...

American site BetaNews

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 17:50
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Categories: Computers, Generalists
20/08 15:06 - [Article, Enterprise] Is legacy IT paralyzing your organization?
There is no doubt that technology is an integral part of helping businesses reach the top of their industry. Ironically, the IT department can be a barrier to innovation and technological change. This is as a result of being indentured to legacy IT, which is having a huge impact on the ability to...
20/08 13:17 - [Article, ddos, Security] Business feud DDoS attack lasts for 38 days
Back in May we reported on Incapsula's packet filtering solution for combating DDoS attacks. Today the company reveals details of how its ?Behemoth? system has mitigated a massive multi-vector DDoS attack. The attack lasted 38 days, during which Incapsula's scrubbing servers filtered out 50+...
20/08 12:51 - [Article, Android, Mobile Apps...] Snap Clap for Android takes better selfies with a clap of your hands
The average selfie can look a little strange, oddly framed and at a weird angle as you strain to fit everybody in. Usually no-one cares -- it?s supposed to be spontaneous, that?s that point -- but sometimes you just can?t get any kind of picture, no matter what you try. Snap Clap is a simple...
20/08 12:14 - [Article, Future Tech] Once a fantasy from a galaxy far, far away, holograms are finally nearing reality
The original Star Wars movies are packed with iconic scenes and futuristic technology, such as the moment when R2-D2 projects a hologram recording of Princess Leia into thin air for Obi-Wan Kenobi. Forget FaceTime and Skype, this is how we should be communicating with each other in the 21st...
20/08 12:05 - [Article, Enterprise Computing, Productivity Apps] Smartsheet improves access for mobile users
The spreadsheet carved out its place as an essential business tool right from the earliest days of personal computing. It's often cited as the application which made businesses adopt the PC in the first place. Most businesses are still heavily reliant on them but in an increasingly mobile world a...
20/08 12:00 - [Article, Google Maps] Tour the wild expanses of Iceland with Google Maps
Iceland is an island that lays in the middle of the Atlantic between Norway and Greenland, thought to have first been populated by Celtic monks. It's also a stark landscape, dotted with volcanoes and geysers, that give it a certain beauty and savagery. If it happens to be on your bucket list...
20/08 11:39 - [Article, Education] How schools can use eLearning tech to keep up with Generation Z
It's well known that the Millennial Generation or the so called Generation Y who were born after 1982 are having a profound effect on business and government as they become workers and citizens. But, what's also becoming apparent is how the children of the Millennials who have never lived without...
20/08 10:23 - [Article, Browsers, Cloud Computing...] Google sets its sights on kids with child-friendly versions of YouTube and Gmail
There are many parts of the internet that are blocked to children under the age of 13. Facebook, for instance, implements an age restriction and Google is another online firm that prevents younger web users from setting up accounts. But all this could be set to change. First reported by The...
20/08 10:07 - [Article, Microsoft, Security] Microsoft detects fall in fake antivirus traffic
Rogue security programs that try to trick the user into paying to remove a false virus detection have been around for a while, the earliest dating back to 2007. The software is clever, using different names and brands to cover its tracks, and clearly their perpetrators make money. Now though...
20/08 10:03 - [Article, Big Data, Enterprise] How to avoid a big data nightmare
Big data is no longer just the domain of big companies. As the perception of big data moves from futuristic hype to real-world opportunity, the promise of improved decision making, increased operational efficiency and new revenue streams has more organizations actively engaging in data analysis...
20/08 10:02 - [Article, Free Software] Clean up after over 30 antivirus tools with Antivirus Remover
Antivirus software installations are often complex, involving many low-level alterations to your PC and its settings. Sometimes they don?t work as they should -- or the regular uninstaller fails to remove them completely -- and this can leave you with all kinds of frustrating problems and system...
20/08 09:09 - [Article, Cloud Computing, Digital Lifestyle...] Twitter accepts removal requests for images of deceased, tinkers with timelines (again)
In the wake of the death of Robin Williams, Twitter announces that it will now accept image removal requests from relatives of deceased individuals.  Williams' daughter Zelda was forced to leave Twitter having been inundated with a barrage of mocked up images of her deceased father. In the...
20/08 09:01 - [Article, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Computing...] FileCruiser delivers private cloud storage for business
The move towards BYOD in business is bringing a number of new challenges. Not least of these is how to safely and easily share data across a number of devices. Public clouds provide a tempting option but there are risks in terms of security and control. Now storage company PROMISE Technology is...
20/08 08:10 - [Article, Digital Lifestyle, Phablets...] Would you use a tablet to make a phone call?
Phablets -- super-sized phones -- serve a useful purpose. They allow consumers to carry just the one device that can be used as a smartphone and act as a tablet. However, while phablets are growing in popularity worldwide, in Asia tablets with cellular voice capabilities are gaining traction....
20/08 06:58 - [Article, BlackBerry] BlackBerry creates new Technology Solutions unit for key assets
Blackberry has announced that it has a created a new unit to group together its most important assets. The new division will include the firm's cryptographic applications, its QNX embedded software and Project Ion platform for connecting devices. The project has been dubbed the Blackberry...
20/08 01:12 - [Article, Connected Home, Google...] Big Ass Fans hooks up with Google's Nest for some big ass savings
Air conditioning is one of the greatest inventions of all mankind. As a fat guy, I love keeping my house like an igloo. However, as great as being cool is, conditioned air takes some of the fun out of summer. As someone who grew up without air conditioning, I learned to appreciate having an open...
19/08 22:09 - [Article, Cloud Computing, Microsoft...] Bye bye, Ballmer -- Steve bows out from the board at Microsoft
Having left his post as CEO of Microsoft six months ago, Steve Ballmer today further cut his ties with the company. In a letter to Satya Nadella, he explains that it would be "impractical" to continue to serve on the board of directors. The decision comes after the purchase of the LA Clippers,...
19/08 16:54 - [Article, Android, Microsoft...] Finally! Microsoft optimizes OneNote for Android tablets
Microsoft produces some amazing things; the Surface Pro 3 is revolutionary and Office is a staple in productivity around the world. However, there is one service that the company provides that does not get the attention it deserves -- OneNote. Yes, the software that many have installed, but...
19/08 15:25 - [Article, HTC, Microsoft...] HTC One (M8) for Windows is the Windows Phone you've been waiting for
Earlier today the first pictures of HTC One (M8) running Windows Phone 8.1 appeared on the web. The leaked images looked genuine, but we were waiting for official confirmation of the device before sharing the news, and the Taiwanese firm has just provided that. The HTC One (M8) is one of the best...
19/08 15:23 - [Article, Free Software] Emsisoft Emergency Kit 9 overhauls interface to simplify malware cleaning
Emsisoft has released Emsisoft Emergency Kit 9, a major new build of its portable malware cleaning toolkit for Windows PCs. The new build jumps from version 4 to 9, which brings its version numbering into sync with the main Emsisoft Anti-Malware line of products. Version 9 promises a simpler,...
19/08 14:15 - [Article, Bitcoin, Security] New ransomware charges $300 (early bird special) to unlock your files
PandaLabs has discovered a new strain of ransomware which it is calling Trj/Crypdef.A. The new variant works like other forms of ransomware in that it locks infected computers and encrypts a user?s files before demanding a ransom to get control back. The ransom demand says "By purchasing a...
19/08 12:21 - [Article, Small Business, Wireless] Is a lack of Wi-Fi truly good for business?
As the world packs its bags and forms an orderly queue in crowded departure zones, the plethora of smartphones, tablets and laptops coming along with us, highlights a need to stay connected on holiday. This is the age of the connected consumer. As travel surveys and online review sites repeatedly...
19/08 11:03 - [Article, Linux, Security...] A Linux Trojan gets ported to Windows
While most people consider Linux safe and secure, it isn't always the case. When the bad guys of the internet have a will, they find a way. That's why, back in May of this year, security firm Dr. Web reported a new family of Linux Trojans designed for DDoS attacks. Now the company...
19/08 10:34 - [Article, Digital Lifestyle, Security...] Plans to slap age ratings on online videos are completely and utterly pointless
Head to the stores to look for real, physical DVDs and Blu-rays, and you'll probably find that there's an age rating on them. Now plans are afoot to bring the same idea to the web. As insane an idea as this may sound, this is actually happening, and it is completely pointless and unworkable....
19/08 09:15 - [Article, Free Software] Convert eBooks between 25+ formats with TEBookConverter
eBooks come in many different formats, and while some are easy to read anywhere (PDF, DOCX) others can be much trickier to handle outside of your regular reader (FB2, PDB). If that?s a problem, you might like to try TEBookConverter, a portable tool for Windows which converts these more awkward...
19/08 08:26 - [Article, Cloud Computing, Security...] Symantec sets out plans to simplify its Norton range
We all know it's important to keep our PCs safe from online threats, but the range of options available to do that -- even from just one developer -- can be bewildering. Symantec has recognized this problem and has announced that from this fall it will streamline its nine existing security...
19/08 06:27 - [Article, Phablets, Smartphones] Emerging markets say 'bigger is better' when it comes to smartphones
A new report from market research firm Jana has revealed that emerging markets prefer smartphones with a larger screen -- that is, "phablets". Out of 1,386 smartphone users, over 50 percent of users expected their next phone to have a screen that's at least 5in or larger. The reason for the...
19/08 06:21 - [Article, Government, Privacy...] GCHQ accused of scanning entire nations for hacking vulnerabilities
The UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) spy agency has been exposed scanning entire countries for server weaknesses that allow it to exploit vulnerable ports. According to reports, it does this using a tool called Hacienda, which is Spanish for estate. The accusations came out in...
19/08 05:44 - [Article, Streaming, TV] Roku TV is a reality -- simple and revolutionary
In recent years, I have enjoyed simplicity in my home. Long gone are the days of owning stacks of CDs and DVDs. Instead, like many people, I have embraced streaming audio and video. Not only is it convenient, but it helps to prevent clutter. A tiny box can be placed next to your TV,...
19/08 05:00 - [Article, Xbox One] Microsoft shows Xbox One owners some love -- brings MTV and reddit to the console
In my day, video game consoles were made for video games. There was no confusion over which box did what. If I wanted to listen to music, I would simply insert Bell Biv DeVoe into my cassette deck. If I wanted to watch a movie, the VCR was right there. Only a loon would try to jam a VHS...

French site Akihabara News (News in english)

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 18:00
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Categories: Computers, Hardware
13/08 01:09 - Japan Expo Paris - Part 4: Cosplay & Fashion (VIDEO)
12/08 19:17 - microCAST: REVIEW - Sony Alpha 7S
12/08 04:02 - Plants in Space: Japanese Artist Reaches New Heights
11/08 10:42 - Terrie's Take: Dateline Tokyo Journalism Project, Thai Babymaking, Birthrates, and eBay & Gree...
11/08 05:00 - Thanko - USB port and LED light flexible arm for smartphone
11/08 04:44 - Mouse Computer - G-Tune CPU/GPU 4.6Ghz OVER CLOCK PC
11/08 00:05 - EVENT REMINDER: 2014 Transformers Expo in Yokohama
10/08 17:37 - AkihabaraNews on The Kong Show: Top 10 J-Tech & Culture, Soul Singing, and Ukulele!
10/08 11:13 - Weekend Viewing: Goofy Japanese TV Commercials
08/08 19:07 - Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!
07/08 19:29 - REVIEW: Sony ?7S (Alpha 7S)
07/08 05:03 - Adidas - Wristband-style heartrate monitor
06/08 07:32 - Iron Man Japanese Style
06/08 02:44 - Pear fairy Funassyi releases 2nd single
06/08 02:33 - Green House - Cigar socket USB charger powers 2 devices at a time
06/08 02:19 - Circle K Sunkus - Doraemon custard steamed bun
05/08 16:49 - Terrie's Take: No Welfare for Foreigners Not Apocalyptic, Wages Down, Chinese Airline, and Fusion!
05/08 09:20 - Top 5 Japanese Tech Videos of the Week
05/08 06:38 - Studio Ghibli dissolves its production department
05/08 04:49 - Ricoh Imaging - Palm-sized mirrorless interchangeable lens camera PENTAX Q-S1
03/08 17:07 - Japan Expo Paris - Part 3: Manga & Anime (VIDEO)
01/08 18:08 - Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!
01/08 09:51 - SoftBank establishes new robotic company SoftBank Robotics
01/08 09:22 - Toyota Prius Persona out in USA in 2015
01/08 09:05 - MSI - 11.6-inch convertible notebook PC
01/08 08:50 - Shinkansen robot "Project E5" at train festival in Yokohama
01/08 08:40 - ASUS - SIM-free 10.1-inch Android Tablet
01/08 04:15 - Final Fantasy XIV Cafe opened in Akihabara
01/08 03:58 - McDonald's Japan releases Tofu Nuggets
31/07 12:32 - Tilt-Shift Time Lapse Tokyo Diorama (VIDEO)

Dutch site cdfreaks.com

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 16:50
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Categories: Computers, Generalists
20/08 13:01 - [Microsoft, wzor] Microsoft leaker WZOR on Ballmer’s retirement: ‘I’ve once met Steve Ballmer’
The Russian Microsoft leaker, WZOR, has posted that he once met the former CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer.
19/08 15:07 - [sandisk, ssd] Sandisk announces Ultra II series SSDs with TLC NAND
SanDisk today announced their new Ultra II SSDs of which the manufacturer claims they perform better than Samsung 840 EVO and Crucial MX100 drives.
19/08 14:56 - [alcohol, Blu-ray, cd...] Alcohol software updates Alcohol 52% and Alcohol 120%
Alcohol Software has released an update to Alcohol. With this software it's possible to create images of CDs and DVDs that can be mounted as virtual drives.
19/08 14:47 - [amd, OCZ, ssd] AMD launches Radeon R7 series SSDs – made by OCZ
AMD today announced the launch of three AMD SSDs targeted at gamers.
18/08 14:37 - [Software, tdmore] New TDMore version to rip and convert DVD within 10 minutes
An upcoming version of Blu-ray and DVD copy software TDMore will rip and convert a DVD within 10 minutes.
18/08 14:11 - [Microsoft, windows 8.1] Microsoft withdraws Windows 8.1 August Update after boot failures
Microsoft has withdrawn four patches that were part of Microsoft's Windows 8.1 August Update
18/08 13:48 - [cinavia, cinex, dvd-ranger] DVD-Ranger removes Cinavia from 8 more movies – adds databases again
The developers of DVD-Ranger have released eight new database files for their Cinavia Blu-ray copy protection removal software CinEx HD.
18/08 09:38 - [flash drive, Silicon Power J06 review, USB3] Silicon Power Jewel J06 64GB review
Today I am taking a look on the latest USB3 flash drive from Silicon Power. The Jewel J06 is a small and stylish flash drive and its available in capacities from 8GB up to 64GB, so lets move on and see how the Silicon Power Jewel J06 64GB performs.
15/08 20:07 - [Microsoft, windows 9] Preview of Threshold/Windows 9 may arrive next month
Microsoft intends to deliver a technical preview of their next operating system, codenamed Threshold, sometime in late September or early October.  Those who sign up for the preview must also agree to have automatic updates turned on for the operating system.  This may signal a change...
15/08 14:35 - [Microsoft, windows 8.1] Windows 8.1 August Update breaks some PCs – can’t boot anymore
Several Windows 8.1 users complain their PC doesn't start anymore after installing the updates Microsoft released this week.
15/08 12:07 - [Microsoft, windows 365] More information on Windows 365 emerge – cloud based OS platform
Microsoft's Windows 365 cloud operating system seems to be a reality. Information from LinkedIn appear to confirm the platform is in development and reveals some details on what Windows 365 actually is.
14/08 17:55 - [Android, nexus8] Android source reveals more traces of Nexus 8 / Volantis and Denver CPU
More traces of the tablet Google develops with HTC can be found in the Android source code. The tablet codenamed Volantis, likely to be released as the Nexus 8 appears to be in full development.
14/08 14:52 - [ransomware, security] SynoLocker ransomware urges 5500 victims to pay – or their data is gone
The cybercriminals behind the SynoLocker ransomware, which secretly encrypts data on Synology NAS devices, urge their victims to pay soon.
13/08 13:00 - [OCZ, ssd] OCZ ARC 100 240GB SSD Review
It has been a while since OCZ released a budget SSD, but that is the market segment where the new OCZ ARC 100 series of SSDs is aimed at. The ARC 100 further consolidates OCZ's transition to all in-house components, in this case the transition to Toshiba A19 MLC NAND.So let's find out this value...
12/08 16:22 - [usb, usb 3.1] USB connectors fitting both sides up in production – charges laptops too
The USB Promoter Group today announced that their new Type-C USB connector with reversible plug orientation and cable direction is ready for production.
12/08 15:32 - [Microsoft, windows 8.1] Windows 8.1 Update 2 / August update now available for download
The update formerly dubbed as the successor of Windows 8.1 Spring Update / Windows 8.1 Update 2 is now available for download, as a regular patch Tuesday update.
12/08 08:40 - [Blu-ray, dvd, tdmore] TDMore DVD Copy, Blu-ray Copy, DVD Converter, Blu-Ray Converter Software Review
Welcome to Myce?s review of the TDMore software product portfolio. TDMore is a new brand that specialises in DVD and Blu-ray copying and conversion software. The TDMore portfolio of products, includes - TDMore DVD Copy ? which supports the copying of your collection of DVDs. TDMore Blu-ray Copy ?...
11/08 17:43 - [security, usb] Researchers demonstrate BadUSB hack on Linux and Windows
German security researchers have demonstrated how they could take over Linux and Windows PCs by manipulating the firmware of USB drives.
11/08 16:45 - [legal, verizon] Verizon to throttle LTE speed of users with ‘Unlimited’ plan
American telecom provider Verizon is going to throttle the top 5 percent of LTE users with unlimited data plans when its network is under heavy loads.
08/08 19:19 - [Plextor, ssd] Plextor M6e M.2. SSD Review
One thing that has remained pretty constant since SSDs started to appear, is that the storage interface they connect to appears to struggle to keep pace with the performance levels of the SSD.The SATA2 interface was soon saturated by the SSDs of the day, and SATA3 hasn't done much better. If we...
08/08 15:35 - [Microsoft, security] Microsoft releases free tool to identify malware activity
Microsoft today released a free tool which reports changes to system that can identify malicious or anomalous activity.
08/08 15:17 - [Microsoft, Windows Phone] Tablets running Windows Phone now allowed by Microsoft
Documents from Microsoft reveal the company now allows manufacturers to make tablets running Windows Phone.
07/08 19:14 - [bittorrent, immunicity] Police arrest the operator of Immunicity and other proxies
In an updated report published on TorrentFreak, the Immunicity shutdown was the result of the UK police arresting its alleged owner, who then voluntarily agreed to transfer the domain along with several other proxies he operated to the police.
07/08 13:35 - [ssd, Toshiba] Toshiba reveals TLC NAND SSDs
Toshiba is showcasing TLC NAND SSDs during the Flash Memory Summit (FMS) currently held in Santa Clara. The SSDs appear to be targeted at enterprise usage, but the TLC NAND might also end up in consumer level drives.
07/08 11:04 - [Corsair Voyager AIR2, USB3, wifi] Corsair Voyager AIR2 Review
Today I am taking a closer look on the Corsair Voyager AIR2, its an 1TB USB3 hard drive that also offers WiFI connectivity and many other features. Lets see how the Corsair Voyager AIR2 performs.
06/08 20:04 - [cryptolocker, Decryption, free] Free Cryptolocker Fix
Cryptolocker encrypted files can now be recovered for free.
06/08 15:54 - [Apple, legal, Microsoft] Chinese government bans iPad and Macbook – after Windows 8
Chinese government agencies ares no longer allowed to purchase Apple iPads and Macbooks for security reasons.
06/08 14:44 - [Software, vso-software] VSO working on ConvertXtoHD – Blu-ray conversion software
The French software company VSO-Software has released an alpha version of its ConvertXtoHD software.
06/08 14:01 - [Microsoft, windows 8.1] Microsoft: Rumors are wrong, no update 2 for Windows 8.1
Although there have been rumors from many different sources, Microsoft today officially denied there will be no Windows 8.1 Update 2.
06/08 11:25 - [censorship, proxy] UK police pull Immunicity censorship circumvention website
The City of London Police have shut down Immunicity along with several BitTorrent proxy websites. Immunicity is an censorship circumvention service that unblocks a range of torrent websites as well as proxies.

American site GameDaily (Game Industry News)

Last update on 2012-02-02 at 22:10
22/06 13:36 - Microsoft's Ballmer 'Sorry' for New Xbox Comment
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has now issued his own statement to clarify his recent comments suggesting that a new Xbox would be coming in 2010.
22/06 13:28 - Duke Begins Project Canned by 2K Games
Legal filings by 3D Realms indicate that a Duke Nukem game was in development at 2K Games, but was cancelled in April 2009.
22/06 13:20 - iPhone 3GS Quickly Tops 1 Million Sold, OS 3.0 Downloaded 6 Million Times
The iPhone 3GS has in just three days sold over a million units, showing just how strong the iPhone brand remains. For existing 3G owners, Apple also said 6 million customer downoaded OS 3.0.
22/06 13:09 - Sony's New Controller Plans Set in Motion
The new wand controller will be coming in Spring 2010, will have support for four players simultaneously and will have voice recognition.
22/06 13:04 - Mortal Kombat 9 Will Be M-Rated
Ed Boon has been tweeting his head off about the next Mortal Kombat, and oh yes, there will be blood.
19/06 13:55 - America's Army Withdraws from California
With the third version of America's Army launched, the U.S. Army has shifted the game's development to Alabama, resulting in an unspecified number of layoffs.
19/06 13:51 - GameStop Management Expecting 'Meaningful' PS3 Price Cut, says Analyst
According to Sterne Agee's Arvind Bhatia, GameStop now sees a price cut on PS3 as "highly likely," and the probability of a $50 drop on Wii has also gone up.
19/06 13:45 - Activision CEO: 'We Might Have to Stop Supporting Sony'
The attach rate for the PS3 is not as high as Bobby Kotick would like to see. He says that if a price cut doesn't happen "we might want to consider if we support the console."
19/06 13:41 - Microsoft: 'We're Barely Halfway Through this Generation,' Denies New Hardware
Steve Ballmer's comments yesterday wound up the rumor mill, but for naught. "We're not going to be launching a new console any time soon," says Aaron Greenberg.
19/06 13:34 - Microsoft's Ballmer Drops News of New Xbox 360 in 2010
TG Daily says that the Microsoft CEO talked about a new console launch with a "natural interface."
19/06 13:27 - Cliff Bleszinski Far From Burned Out On Gears of War
The lead designer of Gears of War 2 isn't done with the franchise yet and talks about perception issues surrounding his persona.
19/06 13:23 - Lara Creator Working on Crystal Dynamics' Next Game
Toby Gard is working on the next project by Crystal Dynamics, which seems likely to be a Tomb Raider game.
18/06 13:52 - Opinion: Mainstream's Perception of Gaming a Work in Progress
Video games, and the games industry, have come a long, long way. Games rival other media, but there are still many who view the hobby merely as child's play. These people need to wake up.
18/06 13:46 - BioWare 'Intrigued' by Wii Development
Could the developers of Mass Effect and Dragon Age finally be gearing up for a game on the Wii?
18/06 13:03 - Interview: BioWare Talks Dragon Age, Narrative and Crossing the Uncanny Valley
IndustryGamers recently sat down with BioWare founders Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk to discuss the continued evolution of storytelling in games, the potential for episodic gaming, overcoming the uncanny valley and much more.
18/06 12:48 - Metroid Creator Would 'Encourage' Retro to Do Prime Sequel
Yoshio Sakamoto has not been involved in the Metroid Prime franchise from Retro Studios. He's currently collaborating with Team Ninja on Metroid: Other M, but he'd still like to see Retro produce a game in the Prime series if they can come up with a good
17/06 15:35 - Realtime Worlds 'A Bit Miffed at Microsoft' Over Crackdown 2
Over their objections, Ruffian was given development duties for Crackdown 2, and Realtime Worlds CEO David Jones is letting the world know.
17/06 15:00 - Interview: Will Wright on Stupid Fun Club, Spore, iPhone and More
IndustryGamers recently spoke with the legendary Will Wright about his new venture Stupid Fun Club, the future of Spore, Wright's thoughts on AI and digital distribution and his love of the iPhone.
17/06 14:55 - Midway Newcastle Struggles for Life
Makers of The Wheelman have a new open-world project, but they only have two weeks to sell it to a publisher.
17/06 14:47 - Video Game Consoles Dominating Web Video, says In-Stat
Watch any streaming video on your Xbox 360 or PS3 lately? Odds are you have, because video game consoles are now the most used devices for web video, according to In-Stat.
17/06 14:42 - Games to Lead Entertainment in North America, Reaching $21.6 Billion in 2013
PricewaterhouseCoopers expects video games to outpace other entertainment in the years ahead, growing to $21.6 billion in North America alone (and that's without the impact of hardware sales).
16/06 12:48 - Call of Duty: World at War Enlists 11 Million
War may be hell, but millions still want a piece of that hell. So much for it being an "off year" for the franchise.
16/06 12:41 - Ubisoft Estimates $60 Million For Next-Generation Titles
Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft, feels that gamers will be impatient to get to that next technological plateau.
16/06 12:35 - Duke Nukem Lawsuit Mentions Off-Shore Banking
Were the developers of Duke Nukem Forever pocketing some of the money given to them for game development?
16/06 12:29 - Sony: PlayStation Home Can be a 'Big Box Shifter' for PS3
IndustryGamers spoke with Jack Buser and Peter Edwards about the evolution of PlayStation Home. Edwards fully expects the community to drive the vision for Home, and he believes Home one day will make people want to go out and buy a PS3.
16/06 12:25 - Opinion: Please Don't Forget About Traditional Controls
The entire industry is embracing the motion control revolution, but is this really the best way to play video games? We'd like to think that traditional controls will always have a place in gaming.
15/06 13:23 - Nintendo Must Cut Price on Wii or Introduce New Bundle, says Analyst
Nintendo needs to consider dropping the price on Wii or at least bundling in hot software like Mario Galaxy, or else the company may miss its fiscal targets.
12/06 18:11 - Tiger Woods Racks Up $500 Million in Game Sales
EA Sports' popular golf franchise has now made over half a billion dollars in the U.S. alone, The NPD Group has revealed.
12/06 18:08 - Mirror's Edge Leaping Into Sequel Territory
It was one of EA's more hyped games of 2008, but it fell a bit short of expectations. Maybe Mirror's Edge 2 will realize the series' potential.
12/06 18:06 - Free Realms Snags Three Million Users
In a month and a half, SOE's experiment has netted millions of registered users and a new downloadable party pack.

American site Shacknews

Last update on 2011-02-23 at 23:30
23/02 11:59 - Dead Space 2 'Severed' DLC Priced and Dated
Chances are you've finished Dead Space 2 by now, perhaps more than once. If you haven't gotten your fill of slicing off limbs, an EA press release has given word that the previously announced "Severed" downloadable content will be coming in just under a week.

The DLC...
23/02 11:15 - Pinball Gold Pack Invades Good Old Games; Psychonauts Offered for 75% off Today
If your life lacks a variety of classic, PC-based pinball then Good Old Games is where you should be pointing your Internet browser. GOG.com has added a collection of games in one set dubbed the Pinball Gold Pack for $9.99.

If the five included games--Pinball Dreams, Pinball Dreams...
23/02 10:15 - Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Coming to PC March 22, Dropping Always-On DRM
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood finally has a PC release date, along with system specifications. Ubisoft sent word in a press release that the PC version will launch in North America on March 22, for all your stabby needs. This is a change from the previously announced March 17 date, which was a...
23/02 09:30 - Gears of War 3 Launches September 20
After being delayed from its planned April 2011 release, the bromance between lead characters Marcus and Dom has finally procured a new release date. Gears of War 3 will emerge on September 20, Microsoft revealed.

The announcement comes hot off the heels of Epic's newly released...
23/02 09:00 - Battlefield 3 Gets First Gameplay Trailer, Pre-order Bonus Details
Having unveiled Battlefield 3 with a cinematic trailer and a scant few details, developer DICE today issued the first in-game trailer for the game known to Shackers as 'JetProne64,' giving a teasingly pleasing look at the new engine, Frostbite 2, in action.

DICE also announced that...
23/02 08:00 - PlayStation Store Update Brings Dragon Age 2 and Yakuza 4 Demos for All, Xenogears
This week's PlayStation Store update was a demo-o-rama, bringing trials for BioWare's RPG Dragon Age II, MLB 11: The Show and LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars. On top of those, the Yakuza 4 demo that was previously exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers is now available to all and sundry....
23/02 07:00 - Morning Discussion
We're pressing buttons, pushing buttons, and twisting dials here at Shacknews in preparation of NewShackCity. Whenever the change happens, and I'm not sure exactly when that will be, it might have a few initial bugs. As someone who survived a handful of major redesigns for big websites, I'll say...
22/02 20:00 - Stardock Annual Report Hints at More Solar Empire, Laments Elemental
Stardock's annual Customer Report was released today and, as usual, CEO Brad Wardell provided a frank overview of the company's successes and shortcomings, along with a few sprinkled hints of plans for the future.
Sins of a Solar Empire and Elemental: War of MagicUnsurprisingly, Sins of a...
22/02 19:00 - Evening Reading
So close. Can you feel it? NewShackCity is just around the corner and I can prove it with the amount of coffee I've consumed over the last few days. Or weeks and months, I should say.

It's important to note that we're not just going to change everything around here and walk away....
22/02 18:00 - Homefront Preview: The First Three Chapters
Warning: This preview contains spoilers for the first three chapters of Homefront.

Watching the lifeless bodies of American civilians being unceremoniously pushed into ditches that serve as makeshift graves it hits me: Homefront's developers want to make me mad.

22/02 17:00 - Dungeon Siege 3 Hands-On Preview
The Dungeon Siege series, the hack-and-slash dungeon-crawler originally developed by Chris Taylor and the folks at Gas Powered Games, saw two full retail releases in 2002 and 2005, with parts one and two receiving their own expansion packs. In 2006, the series also made a brief foray onto the...
22/02 16:00 - Red Faction Armageddon Coming on May 31 in North America, June 3 Internationally
THQ and Volition announced release dates for Red Faction Armageddon today, sounding significantly more sane than cult groups who babble about release dates for actual Armageddon. The Red Faction variety is set to hit PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on May 31 for North America, and June 3...
22/02 15:00 - Bulletstorm DLC 'Gun Sonata' Announced; Game Disc Required for Gears of War 3 Beta Access
Though Bulletstorm's North American launch was only today and it's not even out in Europe for another couple of days, publisher EA has announced the first proper downloadable content pack for People Can Fly and Epic's over-the-top shooter. What hateful timing!

The 'Gun Sonata' pack,...
22/02 14:00 - Deus Ex: Human Revolution Hands-On - Part 1
It's been almost eleven years since the (now defunct) studio Ion Storm brought the world Deus Ex, a game that continues to hold a comfortable position in the personal "best of all time" lists of many who've played it. It was a game that deftly wrapped action, stealth, and deep conversational and...
22/02 13:00 - Okamiden Demo Available Today
If you've always wanted to play with an adorable god-puppy, sir, today is your day to make that wish come true. Joystiq reports that a demo for Okamiden is available now on the Wii's Nintendo Channel in North America.

To download the demo, open up the DS Download...
22/02 12:00 - Mexico State Legislators Request Call of Juarez Ban
We had a sneaking suspicion that Call of Juarez: The Cartel, a game based on the modern-day gang violence plaguing Mexico, would run into controversy. It's starting even earlier than expected, though, as MSNBC reports that Mexican officials are asking federal authorities to ban the game.
22/02 11:00 - Report: EA Opening Command & Conquer Studio 'Victory Games'
EA seems to be opening a new studio titled "Victory Games" dedicated to strategy games like the Command & Conquer series, if an apparent website flub is any indication. Voodoo Extreme reports that a new Command & Conquer site went up announcing the studio and a new game, but was quickly...
22/02 10:00 - Dragon Age 2 Demo Now on Xbox Live, PC and PS3 Due Soon [Updated]
[Updated: 13:56] The PC demo is now out and can be downloaded from FileShack in English, French and German flavours.

[Original] The anticipated demo for Dragon Age 2 has hit Xbox Live Marketplace this morning, exclusively for Gold members, coming in at a whopping 1.98 GB. As...
22/02 09:00 - Nintendo 3DS Launch Day Games Lineup Revealed
Nintendo today revealed the sixteen games that will be available for the Nintendo 3DS on the very day it launches in North America, March 27. The company had previously muddied the waters a bit with talk of a "launch window" lineup that actually included all titles released between the handheld's...
22/02 08:00 - Kinect Official Windows SDK Coming in Spring
Though programmers have been tinkering with Kinect on PC for months now, Windows support for Microsoft's motion-sensing Xbox 360 controller is soon to become official.

A non-commercial Kinect Windows software development kit (SDK), intended for academics and enthusiasts will launch...
22/02 07:00 - Morning Discussion
This clock is ticking, slowly counting down to NewShackCity.

I'm not sure when the clock will expire; however, I'm acutely aware of the existence of the aforementioned clock. Yesterday, Chatty users were treated to an unintentional preview of a constant Chatty stream.

21/02 11:00 - Minecraft Headed to iOS Devices This Year
Indie megastar Minecraft will be released for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad later this year, Gamasutra reports. Rip-offs and clones of Mojang's dig 'em up have been made for Apple's magical consumer electronics devices before, but nothing official.

Mojang founder Markus...
21/02 10:00 - Nintendo Downloads: Faxanadu
It's been almost three months since the last fireplace simulator was released for WiiWare, so fire fans who've already completed that will be thrilled to hear that a new one is arriving in this week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi releases. On top of that, there's a vintage Hudson Soft NES...
21/02 09:00 - Risen 2: Dark Waters Unveiled
The sequel to Risen will be a piratical affair named Risen 2: Dark Waters, Deep Silver has revealed. The publisher confirmed during Gamescom last year that a sequel was in development but had very little to say about it until now.

Dark Waters takes place several years after the...
21/02 08:00 - Bulletstorm PC Demo Coming After Launch
While Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners have been able to play a Bulletstorm demo for almost a month now, PC gamers were given the cold shoulder. Thankfully, there's now word that the poor lambs will also get to try out People Can Fly and Epic's shooter.

"Bulletstorm PC demo is in...
21/02 07:00 - Morning Discussion
Happy President's Day to you Americans and Family Day to you Canadians (and whatever holiday any other nation might have today). What this means is a time of reflection. Reflecting on things like, "How many games do I have in my collection that I have yet to finish?" Sadly, the number in my...
19/02 11:00 - The Video Game Release List of 2/21 - 2/27
Next week's batch of new video game releases covers almost every genre under the sun, including adventure games, real-time tactical, sims, splatting paint, puzzlers, face-shooting games, RPGs and face-shooting games with lots of swearing.

19/02 10:00 - Weekend Discussion
There's "late to the party" and then there's this... I "just" discovered This American Life with Ira Glass. Yes, just discovered a show that began in the mid-90s. I had of course heard of the program but had never actually listened to it. Recently, I did. Currently, I cannot stop. Sometimes we...
18/02 20:30 - Shack PSA: Weekend PC Digital Deals and Discounts
While industry shenanigans can sometimes leave us PC gamers feeling mistreated or ignored, when Friday rolls around and digital distributors break out the big sales, those warm and fuzzy feelings fill us again. Look at me, ma! I'm buying video games!This weekend, Direct2Drive has coupon codes...
18/02 20:00 - Daily Filter: February 18, 2011
Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database...

American site eWeek.com

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 17:55
Categories: Computers, Generalists
03/01 17:55 - Bill Would Help States Ditch Electronic Voting
New Jersey Democrat Rep. Rush Holt recently introduced a measure that would provide financial relief for states that jumped into electronic voting only to find those systems increasingly unreliable.
03/01 17:55 - Brocade Ex-CEO Sentenced to 21 Months in Options Case
Brocade Communications former CEO was sentenced to 21 months in prison for backdating stock-option grants in a scandal that has ensnared scores of U.S. companies and led to billions of dollars of restatements.
03/01 17:55 - Bernanke Backs Quick Fiscal Stimulus
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke threw his support behind efforts to craft a fiscal stimulus package and repeated that the U.S. central bank was ready to act aggressively to counter recession risks.
03/01 17:55 - Time Warner to Test Internet Billing Based on Usage
Time Warner Cable Inc said it is planning a trial to bill high-speed Internet subscribers based on their amount of usage rather than a flat fee, the standard industry practice.
03/01 17:55 - IBM Growth in Americas Slower than Overseas
IBM said that revenue from the Americas rose 5 percent, slower than other regions as overseas units showed the strongest gains, and said computer hardware sales declined.
03/01 17:55 - Sprint to Cut 4,000 Jobs, Close 8 Percent of Stores
Sprint Nextel, the #3 U.S. mobile service, will cut about 4,000 jobs and close 8 percent of its stores, predicting further pressure on its ability to attract subscribers and turn a profit in 2008.
03/01 17:55 - Fed Slashes Interest Rates
The U.S. Federal Reserve slashed interest rates by a hefty three-quarters of a percentage point, the biggest rate cut in more than 23 years, in an emergency bid to lend support to a U.S. economy some fear is on the verge of recession.
03/01 17:55 - Yahoo Plans to Cut Hundreds of Jobs: Source
Yahoo is planning to announce cutbacks later this month that will likely lead to hundreds of job losses at the nearly 14,000 employee company, a source familiar with the plan said.
03/01 17:55 - Motorola Forecasts Loss on Struggling Phone Biz
Motorola said it will post an operating loss in the current quarter as recovery in its cell phone business is taking longer than expected, dashing Wall Street expectations.
03/01 17:55 - Apple Execs Get Bonuses, Jobs Still at $1
Several senior executives at Apple Inc took home 2007 cash bonuses that doubled their salaries but Chief Executive Steve Jobs maintained his annual pay of $1 and took no additional compensation.
03/01 17:55 - Bernanke Faces Grilling on Fiscal Stimulus Stance
Ben Bernanke has tried hard not to follow his predecessor Alan Greenspan into the political arena by commenting on fiscal policy, but the Federal Reserve chief will find it difficult to stay above the fray.
03/01 17:55 - Economic Worries Grow Among Voters: Poll
Voters are growing increasingly concerned about a recession, and the malaise is filtering into their views on the presidential election, according to a Reuters/Zogby poll.
03/01 17:55 - Overtime Hours Point to Manufacturing Recession
A drop in factory overtime hours to the lowest level since 2002 does not bode well for the manufacturing sector and has led many to expect widespread job cuts and a recession-plagued economy.
03/01 17:55 - Diebold to Restate Results Following Probe
Diebold said it would restate its financial results for 2003 through 2006 and the first quarter of 2007 after a regulatory review that led it to adopt a new accounting method for recognizing revenue.
03/01 17:55 - Weak Retail Sales Fuel Recession Fears
Retail sales fell unexpectedly in December to close out the weakest year at the cash register since 2002, the strongest signal yet that the economy may be sliding into recession under the weight of a housing and credit crisis.
03/01 17:55 - Alan Greenspan to Join Hedge Fund
Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who earned billions of dollars last year by betting against the housing market, said that former Federal Reserve board chairman Alan Greenspan will advise his firm.
03/01 17:55 - GM, Toyota Battle Turns Electric
Toyota Motor Corp, likely to claim the title of world's biggest automaker later this month from General Motors Corp, threw down the gauntlet to GM in a race for the next "green" car.
03/01 17:55 - BEA Accepts $8.5 Billion Oracle Offer
Oracle won a three-month-long campaign to buy BEA Systems by raising its bid for the business software maker by 14 percent to $8.5 billion.
03/01 17:55 - Apple to Rent Movies on Web, Shows Thin Notebook
Apple will start renting movies over the Internet, Chief Executive Steve Jobs said at MacWorld Expo, moving the iPhone and iPod maker into a very competitive market.
03/01 17:55 - Boeing to Announce Further 787 Delay: Report
Boeing Co is close to announcing a further delay to its 787 Dreamliner, The Wall Street Journal reported, threatening to push deliveries of the new, hot-selling plane even further back and increasing the risk of costly penalty payments to airlines.
25/02 13:59 - International Space Station`s New Room with a View
The space shuttle Endeavour blasted off from the Kennedy Center Feb. 8 on one of NASA's most anticipated missions to the International Space: The delivery of the Tranquility node, the final module of the U.S. portion of the space station. Tranquility will provide additional room for crew members...
25/02 13:16 - Johnny Cash Fan Wins Apple's 10 Billionth Song Contest
The Apple iTunes Store received its 10 billionth song download, and a lucky Johnny Cash fan in Georgia winner of the Apple iTunes Countdown to 10 Billion Songs contest has a $10,000 iTunes gift card headed his way.
- One lucky Apple iTunes customer and Johnny Cash fan has...
25/02 12:42 - Google Feels Noose Tighten in Italy, Brussels, China, U.S.
From its executives being charged for privacy violations in Italy, to formal complaints from Microsoft-supported entities in Brussels and Google's joust with China over a hack, Google is facing adversity from many fronts in the first two months of 2010. Moreover, many adversaries want to paint...
25/02 12:22 - Database Security Tips for Enterprises
With the cost of data breaches continuing to go up, the need to properly secure your database has never been clearer. Locking down the database layer, however, is no simply task. There are a number of different aspects that must be considered and steps database administrators should take. In...
25/02 12:13 - SAP Unveils Business Intelligence Toolset for Casual Users, Small Business
SAP is announcing its SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand software, offering analytics and reporting tools to casual business users who otherwise might not have the experience or skills necessary to leverage business intelligence in their daily workflow. SAP has increasingly focused on the SMB...
25/02 12:07 - Microsoft, Panasonic Announce Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement
Microsoft and Panasonic announced an agreement that would give the electronics maker access to Microsofts Extended File Allocation Table technology, which allows consumer electronic devices to manage larger files. In addition, Panasonic also obtained a patent license for FAT32 long file name...
25/02 11:35 - Microsoft Wins Botnet Battle in Court
In response to a lawsuit filed by Microsoft, a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against 277 Internet domains associated with the notorious Waledac botnet.
- Microsoft is using the law as a weapon to take down the Waledac botnet.According to the company, a federal...
25/02 11:26 - 10 Web Companies That Microsoft Should Fear Most
When it comes time to discuss Microsoft's intentions on the Web, that discussion always turns to Google. How will Microsoft compete against the search juggernaut? What can it do to stop Google's rise in Web advertising? They are valid questions that, so far, Microsoft hasn't been able to...
25/02 11:17 - iPhone, Android Users Not So Different, Says Report
iPhone and Android smartphone users have been found to be surprisingly similar when it comes to application downloading habits, says a new report from AdMob. Its survey also found that Android users are predominantly male, and iPod touch users wont be running for president any time soon.
25/02 10:26 - Google Gmail Labs Promotes Six, Retires Five Features
Google Feb. 24 said it is advancing six features in its Gmail Labs and retiring five, a sign the company's programmers are dutifully keeping up with user interest or lack thereof in the experimental tools. If nothing else, Google's Gmail team is watching what the 176 million Gmail users are doing...
Categories: Computers, Generalists
05/09 08:05 - New Huxley Screenshots
05/09 08:05 - Microsoft's Zune A Sales Dud?
05/09 08:05 - Evening News Round-Up: November 15
05/09 08:05 - On The Wii, The PS3, The 360 And The PC: Part 9
05/09 08:05 - PlayStation Network Preview
05/09 08:05 - New Battlefield 2 Patch Released
05/09 08:05 - The Mark Demos Released
05/09 08:05 - New Warhammer: Mark Of Chaos Patch
05/09 08:05 - ESRB Teams Up With PTA
05/09 08:05 - ESA Raises $1.5 Million For Children's Charities
05/09 08:05 - Problems With PS3 Resolutions On Older HDTVs
05/09 08:05 - First Titan Quest: Immortal Throne Screenshots
05/09 08:05 - Defender Released On Xbox Live Arcade
05/09 08:05 - Sony Denies Limiting PS3 Launch Shipments To Top 5 Retailers
05/09 08:05 - Top 10 Best Selling PC Games For Nov. 4
05/09 08:05 - New Company Of Heroes Patch Released
05/09 08:05 - Superman Returns Demo Available For Xbox 360 Owners
05/09 08:05 - ATI releases Catalyst 6.11
05/09 08:05 - Get Wii Component Cables From More Places
05/09 08:05 - Rainbow Six Vegas Misses PS3 Launch Window
19/08 23:07 - Crysis 2 multiplayer trailer
19/08 02:05 - Diablo III walkthrough video explains Artisans
19/08 02:05 - 160GB and 320GB PS3 SKUs coming in September
19/08 02:05 - Portal 2 release date revealed
18/08 20:05 - Star Wars: The Old Republic space combat trailer
18/08 05:05 - Warhammer 40k Dawn of War II: Retribution announced
18/08 05:05 - APB creator Realtime Worlds "on the brink of closure"
17/08 20:05 - Dragon Age 2 release date announced w/ trailer
17/08 02:05 - Elemental: War of Magic Brad Wardell Interview
17/08 02:05 - Lost Planet 2 coming to PC, benchmark tool released

Pole site Emu#dreams

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 17:50
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American site HL2 Fallout

Last update on 2010-01-22 at 21:25
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08/01 17:51 - [Left 4 Dead] Free XBOX Live Weekend for Left 4 Dead 2
For anyone who owns Left 4 Dead 2 and doesn't have a Gold Live account (lunacy, I know), your prayers have been answered.
08/01 15:33 - [Left 4 Dead] Motion Controlled Zombie Genocide
Love it or hate it, it seems that motion controls in games is here to stay.
08/01 11:59 - [HLF Updates] HLF Scheduled Downtime
In between the 19th - 22nd January HLF will be offline while we d...
05/01 12:46 - [Left 4 Dead] Left 4 Dead 8-Bit Released
If you've always wanted to combine your love for retro gaming and zombies into one awesome game, the wait is finally over.Go alone, or invite a friend for 2 player co-op against the zombie apocalypse in all 4 of the original game campaigns.
03/01 11:49 - [Left 4 Dead] Left 4 Dead 2's Weapon's Effectiveness Against a Tank
Ever wondered how many shots it takes to kill a tank from a rifle versus a shotgun? Or just how many hits it takes to kill a tank with a melee weapon? A steam user by the name of Urik has already done the hard work for all of us.
25/12 06:21 - [Mods > Releases] Distraction (A Stylish HL2 Mod) Released!
Do you feel your holiday has been lacking some nostalgia? I know mine has.
25/12 06:07 - [Left 4 Dead] Midnight Riders Still Riding This Holiday Season
Unknown as to how they've managed to release a Christmas Single due to the impending zombie apocalypse, everyone's favorite band (with the best light show ever) has done just that.
24/12 05:36 - [General] Merry Christmas
On behalf of the Half-Life Fallout staff, we would like to extend our well-wishes to all readers and members.
23/12 17:53 - [Left 4 Dead] Left 4 Dead 2 SDK Live!
This Christmas Eve marks Valve's release of the SDK for Left 4 Dead 2! In breaking news on the Left 4 Dead Blog, Yasser Malaika outlines what this means for you:PLAYERS: If you are not looking to design but play custom campaigns all you need to do is install the add-on support package.
22/12 22:36 - [Steam Games] Steam Holiday Sale!
Don't put away your credit card just yet! Steam now has revamped their homepage will deals galore, allowing you to save up to 80% on select games.
22/12 21:15 - [Mods > Releases] Kreedz Climbing Mod v4.2 Released
The folks behind the highly successful Kreedz Climbing mod for Half-Life 2 have recently released an update to their baby, bringing it up to v4.2.
22/12 21:01 - [Mods > Releases] Flesh Mod v1.0 Released
Flesh, a "pure" survival horror mod (i.e.
22/12 20:24 - [Team Fortress 2] Team Fortress 2 Bot Beta Begins
Amid the recent spate of Team Fortress 2 updates, Valve has patched in a beta version of the TF2 AI they've been working on behind the scenes for "much of this last year".
22/12 18:05 - [Team Fortress 2] Yet Another TF2 Update Released!
That's right folks, Valve has released yet another update for TF2.
20/12 09:06 - [Team Fortress 2] Team Fortress 2 Update Released
Valve has released an update for Team Fortress 2.Team Fortress 2
20/12 09:04 - [Left 4 Dead] Left 4 Dead 2 Update Released
Valve has released an update for Left 4 Dead 2.Left 4 Dead 2
17/12 21:08 - [Team Fortress 2] The War Has Been Won!
In a recent Team Fortress Blog, it has been officially revealed ...
16/12 06:50 - [Mods > Releases] Post Script: Episode 1 Release
Post Script is an episodic narrative mod for HL2 that explores more in the way of storytelling than action.
16/12 06:41 - [Team Fortress 2] The Big Red One
In a recent update to the Team Fortress 2 Blog, the Soldier's first new weapon has been revealed.
16/12 06:29 - [Team Fortress 2] Casualties of War
In another update to the Team Fortress 2 Blog, the first two weapons for the Demoman have been revealed.
15/12 20:11 - [Mods > Releases] HL2 Mod, Flesh, Releases Next Week
Flesh, a HL2 mod with an emphasis on survival horror and storytelling, releases on December 22, according to their site.Features:
- Third Person View + Non-FPS gameplay mechanics
- 5 levels with a heavy emphasis on puzzles, exploring, and telling a story
- Quality music and...
14/12 12:58 - [Left 4 Dead] Left 4 Dead 2 "The Passing" DLC
Valve has finally revealed their plans for the first DLC for Left 4 Dead 2.
14/12 00:48 - [Mods > Newsbits] Kreedz Climbing 4.2 Update Coming
The team behind the creative mod Kreedz Climbing is releasing a huge patch December 21st, 2009.
13/12 06:24 - [Team Fortress 2] Weekend War Update
Think a weekend can stop the team at Valve from updating their Team Fortress 2 Blog? Think again.The Soldier/Demo war has generated more email than any event in Team Fortress history.
12/12 16:32 - [Mods > Newsbits] City 17: Episode 1 Holiday Update
The team behind the incredible mod City17 have released an update this month letting us all know the progress they've achieved so far.
12/12 16:20 - [Team Fortress 2] War, Day 2
The second day of The War has arrived, with news of the blood shed sweeping the world.
12/12 16:12 - [Team Fortress 2] It's a Bloodbath!
The numbers are in, after only a day since this "healthy competition" was first announced, an astonishing 2,681,005 kills have been counted.
11/12 00:01 - [Team Fortress 2] The War Update
Answers have finally been given in today's update to the Team Fortress 2 Blog.
10/12 16:33 - [Steam Updates] Steam Client Update Released
Valve has released a Steam client update this evening.
10/12 06:01 - [Left 4 Dead] Left 4 Dead 2 Update Released
Valve has released a massive update for Left 4 Dead 2.Left 4 Dead...

Australian site ..::LvL

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 18:10
31/07 14:00 - Eigelstein Pain by Ryzzdorf
Eigelstein is a small "box"-style map. If you are a
klutz who dies
a lot from falling, you will hate this map.

The theme is that of a tall, old-looking church or cathedral. The lighting is also a
bit dark in some places.

In the central and only room...
31/07 14:00 - House Of The Rising Sun (2) by Malzbiertrinker
In the readme, Malzbiertrinker says what he had
in mind when constructing this release was a sacred structure, somewhere
in a rocky, volcanic landscape with hazardous atmosphere. And he gives a
nice story about ancient people sacrificing prisoners of war to pay
tribute to...
31/07 14:00 - Lost Space by T-kölök
Tigs important note: This map will produce texture errors in other
maps. This is because the author has included (and possibly edited)
shader files from the original game. This is always the wrong thing to do. If
you download this map, please remove it or change the PK3 file...
09/06 12:25 - Unofficial Map Pack 2 by Various
Originally released late in 2002 but finally making its way to ..::LvL is
Unofficial Map Pack 2. A Q3A CTF map pack with support for Team
Arena and Threewave as well. The pack contains 6 maps and a bonus
silly map based on

All of the maps are rich in...
09/06 12:25 - cs_italy for Quake 3 by OXOTHuK
This release is base on the Counter-Strike hostage map Italy,
originally by Glen Cooper in 2000. While the official Counter-Strike
releases of this map have gone through many visuals changes with each
game engine change, this release is clearly based on Counter-Strike 1.6....
09/06 12:25 - Unofficial Map Pack 1 by Various
Originally released at the start of 2002 but finally making its way to
..::LvL is Unofficial Map Pack 1. A Q3A CTF map pack with support
for Team Arena and Threewave as well. The pack contains 9 maps, 8
official maps and 1 included by mistake. The map wiz3 is a
26/04 03:25 - Alliance CTF Map Pack 1 by Various
In the early days of Q3 there was a CTF mod released called Alliance. This
was, and still is, a highly professional mod that adds a lot of interesting
game play focused features to CTF matches.

This release contains 28 levels. All of which can be played with or without...
26/04 03:25 - Alliance CTF Map Pack 2 by Various
In the early days of Q3 there was a CTF mod released called Alliance. This
was, and still is, a highly professional mod that adds a lot of interesting
game play focused features to CTF matches.

This release is the second Alliance map pack and contains 13 levels. A number...
26/04 03:25 - Ziggurat Tomb by sst13
The style of most of the default Quake III Arena maps can be described like a
mix of Gothic and futuristic tech. But if an author wanted to create a really
Gothic arena, it would look rather like Ziggurat Tomb by

The map's layout corresponds to Bouncy Map...
01/04 03:20 - Battlezone by Tigger-oN
A high realism, small level with a focus on fast game play. Suits a 2 to 4 player DM and 2vs2 Team DM games, but Tourney matches are also a blast.

The level of detail is way beyond anything you would have seen in any other map. It is a shame the environment is relativity small,...
13/02 05:20 - Aqua Dock by Rust7
After reviewing The Grit Halls, I was
excited to see what else Rust7 had come up
with; he did not disappoint.

This small-to-medium map is good for FFA with 3-6 players, but is also
great for Tourney. This is a very nice indoor map, which is very...
blue. It...
13/02 05:20 - Circle Of Death by sst13
Circle Of Death by the German veteran map maker
sst13 is a 6-8 players capture the flag map
relying on a clean and immersive Strogg fortress theme. Each team's base
consists of a 2 story flag room with a more separated basement
underneath. The basement areas are...
13/02 05:20 - cs_assault for Quake 3 by OXOTHuK
cs_assault for Quake 3 is a compact DeathMatch arena wrapped in
an industrial township setting. The map consists of 2 main areas, a wide
yard enclosed by crafting and storage facilities, filled with
containers, road segments and a few vehicles. The second area is a
13/02 05:20 - The Grit Halls by Rust7
The Grit Halls (r7dm1) is a rather nice-looking map that makes
use of simple textures. A medium-sized map with a good flow to it. Best
for 4-8 player FFA, but is also perfectly fine for Tourney as well.

The item placement is well-balanced; the MH - accessible only by...
05/01 03:55 - Pitbull by fKd
For a medium-small arena, this is quite an intriguing map. Created by
the famous mapmaker fKd,
who was made popular for his amazing maps such as
Null and Void and
Undergod, he says in
the file's readme that this map's simple stuff... nothing too
05/01 03:55 - thephhortres by
I must say, this is one hell of a map! Hopefully, the multiple
moaning spirits within this map won't haunt me in this ruined church
map, created by a novice mapmaker, .

Throughout this map, the complicated yet highly detailed
passageways and paths wind through this...
05/01 03:55 - ThornDuels by Rust7
An older CTF map, created in 2009 and sat for over 430 days on the
map queue! The
Readme says it needs
128 megs or less, which was meant as a joke since this map is pretty
small to have more than 128 megs set up.

The map is pretty much a box map, which is...
17/10 01:55 - cu3dm1a by cuirass
This (possibly) Mayan-themed map is quite fine. Although there is not much
complexity in the brushes, several things like the leaves hanging from the
beams create a very nice atmosphere. What I've found a little bit too much is
the brick wall texture. In some rooms like in the...
17/10 01:55 - Railgun Arena by Arcan
The name does not match the pk3 name but this did not prevented me to fire up
this map and give it a chance.

I was not happy with what I saw. The real name
of this map is Railgun Arena and it is a huge box mostly with water on the
bottom. There are loooong ramps on...
17/10 01:55 - Cloister of Unnamed Colony by Rust7
According to the readme this should be a long abandoned cloister, which has
been left to rot by the Earth colony several years ago and was just discovered.
Those few lines made me really curious about what it looks like, how it plays

And here comes a massive...
17/10 01:55 - The Courtyard (V2) by Martinus
First of all, I'd say I had troubles with Hunk memory allocation. Set to 1024
and map runs fine. This info is missing from the readme file or the author
simply never noticed the issue.

The theme of the level is that of a futuristic city with heavy castle
05/09 04:45 - The Ancient Place by Kaustic
An eclectic collection of large spaces comprises this release. A very
generalised Egyptian theme is a little out-of-place for the

The gameplay can be interesting and very enjoyable in parts of the map, but in
a lot of the map the you will be simply...
05/09 04:45 - My Real Home ++ Super Edition by Rust7
Instead of the cliche giant maps
we have seen in the past, we now take a look at something new. A Giant's themed
house in a cartoonish world where the players are not size of an ant or even a
mouse, but rather the size of a cat.

Combat can get very hairy in a map...
05/09 04:45 - Scummymap by Scummy
As of late we have been seeing a bit of a comeback for ye olde Gothic Style
maps over the new techy, texture-loaded maps. This is one of those levels and
has some interesting properties too.

First off, the level is riddled with traps to make it more interesting. If you...
13/07 13:40 - Shivers by nyoshk
Shivers is constructed with a vertical column layout with some areas
that extrude from it. The geometry is somewhat complex in the sense that
you are jumping from walkways to platforms. You have to watch your step
in this map because you will find yourself falling down a lot and...
13/07 13:40 - The Cave of Blood by Rust7
The author of this map mentions that it was his first ever release for
Q3A (back in 2006) and to be honest, it shows. The map is like a
collection of random ideas that are mostly just poorly executed. The map
shows many technical issues like double doors that are not linked,...
13/07 13:40 - Survival by Eraser
Survival has been made for the EntityPlus mod and is required. Unlike other maps that have
been made for this fantastic Single Player mod, the experience is closer to an
arcade style DeathMatch. Bots spawn in progressively harder waves in a
medieval themed arena. You even a life...
13/07 13:40 - City 1 by KRAFTWERK2K1
This map is not your regular Quake 3 map. It is designed to look like a
city street complete with shopping mall. A wide variety of custom
textures are used to bring a convincing real-life look and feel to the
map. Various posters, including those of real life movies line the...
13/07 13:40 - High Speed Graffiti by fKd
Visually this CTF map is absolutely gorgeous. There is an abundance of
geometric detail that shows the love and care with which this map was
crafted. Texturing is excellent, in it's monochromatic theme. Color is
limited to the red and blue trims, lights and detailing that...
29/05 01:40 - Solar - AEon's Edit by Hipshot and AEon
First thing I realized when I entered the map is that it looks really
nice. Good textures, details everywhere, custom shaders. The custom
jumpads with fan and wind effect and the teleporter which is water
flowing from a pipe are a nice touch.

The place looks like...

Hungarian site Kotaku

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 18:15
20/08 15:30 - [rays the dead, kotakucore, kickstarter...] Ray's The Dead, a neat-looking zombie game we covered last year, is back on Kickstarter after a fail
Ray's The Dead, a neat-looking zombie game we covered last year,
is back on Kickstarter after a failed first campaign. This time they want $30,000 for the narrative-heavy zombie action adventure. Looks rad!Read more...
20/08 14:30 - [talk amongst yourselves, tay] Today's selection of articles from Kotaku's reader-run community: What Psychologists Are Saying Abou
Today's selection of articles from Kotaku's reader-run community: What Psychologists Are Saying About Video Games
& Wasting Your Time For A Decade: Interview With A Video Game Researcher
? Breath of Fire: A Series Retrospective
? Tales of the Sixth Grade: Anime...
20/08 14:11 - [morning recirculation] Deadspin We're Compiling Every Police-Involved Shooting In America.
Deadspin We're Compiling Every Police-Involved Shooting In America. Help Us.
| Gawker Israel Launches Series of Airstrikes, Kills Hamas Chief's Wife and Son
| Gizmodo Ferguson Police Will Finally Get the One Device They Really Need
| Jezebel Nicki Minaj's Video for...
20/08 14:00 - [assassins creed, assassins creed unity, assassins] Assassin's Creed Rogue is Actually Pretty Different
My problem with the Assassin's Creed games is that I always try to play them like stealth games, and Assassin's Creed is not a very good stealth game. It's a great action game, when it wants to be, but it's just not built for stealth as anything other than a side-mechanic. It's not adaptive...
20/08 13:40 - [disney infinity, disney infinity 20, toy box...] They Always Make Disney Infinity's Toy Box Look So Good
Last year I was assaulted by trailer after trailer filled with the magical possibilities of Disney Infinity's Toy Box building mode, only to find the best my imagination could muster was an incredibly high plataeu to drive cars off of. My hopes aren't quite as high the second time around. Read...
20/08 13:20 - [lego batman, lego, batman...] As Evil Plots Go, LEGO Batman 3's Isn't Too Shabby
The evil Braniac, seeking to upgrade from collecting cities to collecting whole worlds, harness the power of the Lantern Rings in order to shrink the Earth, forcing DC's greatest superheroes to join forces with the Legion of Doom to stop him. That's something I'd like to see. Read more...
20/08 12:00 - [bugs, grasshopper, japan...] Pink Grasshoppers Are Real, Rare, and Vaguely Cute
A sixth grader in Gunma Prefecture, Japan recently discovered a pink grasshopper?which is "extremely rare." It and the boy ended up on NHK, the country's equivalent of the BBC. Read more...
20/08 11:00 - [pokemon, china, nintendo...] Nintendo, You Should Listen To These Diehard Pokémon Fans
Have you ever played a video game in another language? Maybe you understood that foreign lingo no problem and were fine. Maybe it was difficult. Maybe you just wanted to play the game in your native language. Then, you'll understand these Chinese Pokémon fans.Read more...
20/08 10:00 - [valve, pc, kotakucore] People Really, Really Want to Work at Valve
At least, according to those polled for an International Game Developers Association (IGDA) poll. And how bad do they want to work there? More than at their own company. Read more...
20/08 09:30 - [china, food, hot dogs...] Man Proposes with 1,001 Hot Dogs
Hot dogs are great! I don't care what anyone else has to say about them, but I enjoy eating hot dogs. Well, it seems I'm not alone in this world as one young man in China has gotten all frank to propose to his girlfriend.Read more...
20/08 09:00 - [square enix, japan kotakueast] Here's What a Live-Action Square Enix TV Show Looks Like
You know that Square Enix games have a certain look. The outfits, the weapons, and the hair all look very Square Enix-y. So if you thought a live-action TV based on a Square Enix game would look like, well, Square Enix, then you'd be right. Read more...
20/08 08:30 - [anime, japan, kotakueast] Japanese Viewers List This Summer's Most Popular Anime
It's so hot! There's a good way to pass the time: Watch anime. And recently, male and female anime viewers were polled over their favorite shows of this summer. Read more...
20/08 08:00 - [bitcoin, china, kotakueast...] Inside a Bitcoin Mine in Rural China
Last year, Kotaku showed images
of a Bitcoin mining operation in Hong Kong. It was fancy! However, these recent photos of a Bitcoin mine in northeast China are anything but. Read more...
20/08 04:19 - [jimmy fallon, pierce brosnan, goldeneye...] Pierce Brosnan Kind of Sucks At Goldeneye
Here's Pierce Brosnan, playing Goldeneye with Jimmy Fallon. Brosnan's not the best at the game, but hey, that's OK. He can say he used to be James Bond.Read more...
20/08 04:11 - [silent hills] The Swedish Radio Transmission in P.T. Hides A Major Revelation
P.T., the brilliant playable trailer for Silent Hills, continues to deservedly attract obsessive study. One of the demo's mysteries is a radio transmission in a foreign language. If these fans are correct, it's in Swedish, and seems to make a major revelation about the game.Read more...
20/08 02:36 - [civilization, civilization iv, christopher tin...] So THAT'S What They're Saying In Civ IV's Intro
Vocalists Peter Hollens (a Kotaku regular
) and Malukah (you may have heard
her work before) have teamed up to deliver one hell of a cover of the intro song for Civilization IV.Read more...
20/08 02:11 - [kotaku soundtrack] Track: Towers | Artist: Asteroid | Album: II
Track: Towers | Artist: Asteroid | Album: II
20/08 02:00 - [toys, starcraft, sideshow...] StarCraft's Queen Of Blades Shrunk, Turned Into Statue
StarCraft's Kerrigan/Queen of Blades is getting a large (25 inches), detailed and terribly expensive statue that'll go on sale later this week. Read more...
20/08 01:30 - [xcom, board games, tabletop games...] OK, The XCOM Board Game Sounds Awesome
While the idea of a co-op XCOM board game sounded
great, the fact it required use of an app turned a lot of people - myself included - off. Well, maybe I was being premature, because it turns out calling it an "app" is doing it a disservice.Read more...
20/08 01:15 - [fine art, kotaku core] Terminal Cancer Isn't Your Everyday Fantasy Setting
David Cumbo is a veteran concept artist who has been at Ratchet & Clank and Resistance developers Insomniac Games for the past 7 years. But that's not his only work.Read more...
20/08 00:42 - [alone in the dark, atari, kotaku core...] Alone In The Dark Is Coming Back, And I Am Afraid
Alone In The Dark is a series that, long ago, meant something. It was the original 3D survival horror game, and the first two titles weren't just terrifying and a blast to play, but had a gorgeous old-timey art style as well. In later years, though...well, let's just say time and some publisher...
19/08 23:46 - [skywind, indie, mods...] The Morrowind Remake Is Still Happening, Still Looking Fantastic
Some wonderful people have, for a while now, been dragging The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind into the engine used by the series' fifth game, Skyrim. It's a long, tough job, but after loads of trailers and environmental fly-bys, we've got a good look today at some actual walkin' around.Read more...
19/08 23:15 - [street fighter, street fighter ii, fighting game..] Watch These Fish Play Street Fighter
Sure, we all know that fish love playing Pokémon
, but did you know that they also throw down in Street Fighter II? Time to watch them fight!Read more...
19/08 23:00 - [the simpsons, tv, cartoons] ?27 Things You Might (Actually) Not Know About The Simpsons
I knew that Michael Jackson was involved in "Do The Bartman," but I did not know why The Simpsons movie was banned in Burma.Read more...
19/08 22:30 - [watch this, assassins creed, assassins creed unity] Maybe A Stone Age Assassin's Creed Wouldn't Be So Bad
"Me make new thing!" "Me already have stick." "No... Pointy stick." Read more...
19/08 22:19 - [stick to sports, pseudosports, actual sports...] Poll Results: What's A Sport And What's Not?
Here, visualized, the results of a poll that are as interesting as they are unscientific. Click expand and commence arguing over what makes something a sport as opposed to a game or an activity.Read more...
19/08 22:05 - [gta online] GTA Online Stunt Turns RPG Into Sniper Rifle
"The longest RPG shot ever" in GTA Online is definitely staged, but you gotta give these guys props for composing all the shots in this video. Plus, you gotta admit, this is the sort of thing we all get obsessed with doing while playing GTA. Read more...
19/08 21:36 - [back to school, the fun list, tay classic] Going Back to the Best and Worst Schools in Video Games
"School's Out for Summer" are the rockin' lyrics that will be relevant again in May and June of 2015. As kids are gearing up to head back to those hallowed halls of higher education, or wallowing in self-pity at their desks as we speak, here are some of video games' best and worst classrooms and...
19/08 21:30 - [five nights at freddys, horror, pc...] Oh Cool, Someone Made A Game Out Of My Greatest Fears
You know those singing, dancing robots at children's entertainment restaurants like Chuck E. Cheese's? The ones whose eyes are unblinking, bottomless pools of rancid death? Yeah, Five Nights at Freddy's is a game about watching them. At night. Greaaaaat. Read more...
19/08 21:21 - [evening favorites] Gawker Cop Pens Touching Op-Ed: Do Everything I Say and I Won't Kill You | io9 Ancient Roman Tech Ca
Gawker Cop Pens Touching Op-Ed: Do Everything I Say and I Won't Kill You
| io9 Ancient Roman Tech Cache Shows How Horror Movies Would Really Play Out
| Jezebel Why 53 Writers Have Asked Thought Catalog To Remove Their Work
| Lifehacker The Daily Shower Review: My Method...

English site Cubedł

Last update on 2014-08-20 at 18:15
 Direct access to the forum of this site
19/08 12:57 - EU eShop 2108: Tomodachi Life, Mega Man 4
19/08 12:43 - Dolphin Up Coming to Wii U eShop
19/08 12:23 - Explore Reveria in a New Fantasy Life Trailer
19/08 12:09 - Bayonetta 2 Soundtrack to Span 5 CDs
19/08 11:05 - Project Colour Park Announced for Wii U
19/08 10:33 - See how Multiplayer Works in Fantasy Life
19/08 10:24 - Youkai Watch Confirmed for the West in 2015
19/08 09:51 - Zero Suit Samus's Revealing Smash Bros Outfit
19/08 08:39 - SteamWorld Dig Wii U Release: 28th August
19/08 08:22 - Atlus North American 3DS eShop Sale
19/08 07:43 - Crossover Project Mighty Gunvolt for 3DS
19/08 07:27 - Pokémon Announcement on 26th August
19/08 03:27 - Theatrhythm FF Legacy of Music Episode 5
18/08 11:55 - Fan Feedback Added Baddies to Hyrule Warriors
18/08 11:48 - Mega Slowbro Officially Confirmed for Pokémon
16/08 11:18 - Pokémon Trading Card Game Online for iOS
Ever wanted to play Pokémon on a tablet? The Pokémon Trading Card Game Online is heading to iOS.
16/08 02:09 - Night Trap Team Apply to Develop for Wii U
16/08 02:04 - How Felynes Help in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
16/08 01:41 - Performance Dips, Glitches in Hyrule Warriors
16/08 01:01 - Most Wanted Gamescom Game is Smash Bros.
15/08 12:46 - US eShop 1408: Super Mario Kart, Mega Man 5
It's classic racing and futuristic side-scrolling action in the US eShop and virtual console line-up this week.
15/08 12:35 - Mega Audino Officially Revealed in New Video
The Mega-evolved form of Audino has been officially revealed after being leaked earlier this week.
15/08 12:28 - BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (PlayStation 3)
The third main instalment in the fighting series with the most confusing story in the world finally gets its digital-only release in Europe..
15/08 12:22 - Get Heracross, Pinsir in Pokémon Distribution
The latest Pokémon distribution event will give trainers the chance to download either Pinsir or Heracross.
15/08 12:10 - US Release Date for Gunvolt: 29th August
A North American release date has been set for the much anticipated 3DS side-scroller, Gunvolt.
15/08 01:21 - Mario Kart 8 From the Pit Video 2
Nintendo have update a new tutorial video for those wanting to leap into the Mario Kart experience for the first time.
15/08 01:11 - More Content Planned for Hyrule Warriors
The team behind Hyrule Warriors have promised expansions and updates for the game in the future.
14/08 09:11 - Atelier Rorona Plus: Alchemist of Arland PS3
Alchemist Rorona spices up her original adventure for a revisit on PlayStation 3. Is Plus truly a positive?.
14/08 09:01 - Ghirahim Shows Power in Hyrule Warriors Video
The rather disturbing master of magic, Ghirahim, is the star of a new Hyrule Warriors character trailers.
14/08 08:51 - Shadow and Metal Sonic for Sonic Boom
SEGA have released a new Sonic Boom trailer for Gamescom, plus artwork and a release date for the upcoming games.

American site TechWeb

Last update on 2014-08-19 at 22:55
Categories: Computers, Generalists
24/04 18:16 - test
02/01 04:00 - The Old BYTE Returns
BYTE is starting a new series, to bring back the issues you loved in print from 1975 to 1998. Initially we have the first two issues and four others from 1984, 1985 and 1986.
15/11 07:46 - 4 Lessons From MongoHQ Data Breach
Security experts urge companies to implement two-factor authentication, VPNs, and graduated permission levels to better protect customer data from hackers.
15/11 06:33 - Microsoft May Encrypt All Server-To-Server Communications
Microsoft admits that it doesn't encrypt all server-to-server communications, opening the way for the NSA and others to access the data flow.
15/11 05:17 - Obamacare Website Suffers Few Hack Attacks
Affordable Care Act site has faced a relatively low volume of attacks, compared with other federal websites.
15/11 04:25 - Google Improves Gmail For iPad
Google's Gmail app for iPad and iPhone gets new features and iOS 7's design language.
15/11 04:06 - Amazon Adds PostgreSQL, Big C3 servers
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announces PostgreSQL database service, new instance types, use of solid state disk to speed I/Os.
15/11 03:00 - APIs: Why You Need A Strategy Now
As software eclipses hardware, it's dawning on enterprises that they need API programs. Here's where to begin.
14/11 09:23 - Google Wins Book Scanning Case
Authors Guild's claim of copyright infringement gets shot down in a surprise ruling.
14/11 07:27 - IEEE, Continua Collaborate For Device Interoperability
The goal is allow home monitoring devices and mobile health apps communicate more easily healthcare providers.
14/11 07:17 - Google Now Update Improves Voice Commands
Google's personal assistant software gets upgraded to better manage owners' lives and understand natural language requests.
14/11 05:55 - Isis Launches Mobile Payments Venture
Android smartphones owners can now pay for goods and services by tapping their device to Isis terminals at 1.3 million locations nationwide.
14/11 05:10 - LinkedIn Adds Pulse For News
LinkedIn pushes customized content with the integration of news curation app Pulse for desktop and mobile versions.
14/11 04:53 - MacRumors Hacker Promises Stolen Passwords Are Safe
Hacker grabbed 860,000 passwords for fun, but promises not to leak or use them to harm people.
14/11 04:20 - Amazon Launches 'WorkSpaces' For Desktop Users
VMware wants to move into cloud computing? Guess what, Amazon's moving into desktop virtualization.
14/11 04:06 - Google Brings Portable Native Client To Chrome
Developers can now compile native C and C++ code to run in Chrome across different hardware architectures.
13/11 08:35 - Kelihos Botnet Thrives, Despite Takedowns
Fast flux infrastructure and Windows XP infections continue to keep the botnet alive.
13/11 07:06 - Motorola's Moto G Targets Emerging Markets
Motorola thinks the Moto G can win over smartphone buyers who want more performance at a lower price point.
13/11 06:58 - IBM To Buy Fiberlink For Mobile Management
IBM is set to expand its BYOD capabilities through a deal for Fiberlink, a cloud-based mobile-management and security services provider.
13/11 06:23 - Facebook Forces Some Users To Reset Passwords
Facebook is asking users whose passwords may have been exposed on other sites to change passwords to access the social website.
13/11 05:36 - Google Pushes Android KitKat To Nexus Tablets
Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets will be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat in the coming days.
13/11 04:27 - Pivotal Launches Cloud App Development Platform
Pivotal One Platform, based on VMware's open source Cloud Foundry, comes with four application services on top.
13/11 04:06 - White House Unveils Big Data Projects, Round Two
White House announces dozens of new government-business-nonprofit collaborations to use big data for medical research, economics and more.
13/11 04:06 - Feds Praise Open Data Health Cloud Launch
Taking advantage of more-open data standards in other countries, MedRed BT Health Cloud will provide public access to 50 million de-identified UK records.
13/11 04:06 - NASA, Amazon Launch Earth Data Repository
NASA has uploaded terabytes of earth-science satellite data to Amazon Web Services, with more to come to aid researchers and developers.
09/08 08:50 - Microsoft Preps New Surface RT Tablets
Nvidia is working with Microsoft on an upgraded Surface tablet. With Qualcomm also involved, Microsoft could be prepping an entire family of Win RT models.
09/08 07:56 - KeyMe: Keep Your Keys In The Cloud
New iOS app stores key photos in the cloud, saving time and money when you find yourself locked out.
09/08 07:48 - Google Play: Beware Android Adware Infestation
Watch what you download: Study finds that 22% of the top Android apps in Google's official app store are adware.
09/08 06:51 - Lavabit, Silent Circle Shut Down: Crypto In Spotlight
Two encrypted email services shut the doors; gag order clouds details of apparent U.S. government interest related to Snowden case.
09/08 06:48 - BlackBerry Ponders Going Private
Struggling smartphone maker considers privatization strategy to buy more turnaround time.

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Last update on 2009-08-10 at 21:07
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Categories: Computers, Generalists
09/08 22:07 - Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Alpha 1 (code named Namoroka)
The first developer milestone of the next release of Firefox ? code named Namoroka Alpha 1 ? is now available for download. Namoroka is built on pre-release version of the Gecko 1.9.2 platform, which forms the core of rich internet applications such as Firefox. Please note that this release is i...
09/08 22:07 - Microsoft to charge Office Live customers domain-renewal fee
Microsoft customers who signed up to its Office Live Small Business service before February of last year will soon have to pay to renew Web domains they've acquired through the service.

Microsoft began charging new customers an annual fee of US$14.95 for a Web domain beginning in...
09/08 22:07 - 'Dumb' Windows 7 upgrade chart sparks spat
A chart Microsoft provided to a Wall Street Journal columnist that spells out which versions of Windows and XP can be upgraded to Windows 7 without a cumbersome "clean install" is causing a dust-up between bloggers and prompted Apple users to poke fun at Microsoft's upgrade process.

09/08 22:07 - jv16 PowerTools 2009 (
jv16 PowerTools 2009 is a complete Windows optimization and registry cleaning toolkit.

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09/08 22:07 - Speedfan 4.39
SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors fan speeds, temperatures and voltages in computers with hardware monitoring chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info for those hard disks that support this feature and show hard disk temperatures too, if supported.SpeedFan supports EIDE, SATA...
07/08 01:05 - World of Warcraft v3.2.0 Patch
Blizzard has released a new patch for World of Warcraft, bringing this popular MMORPG to v3.2.0.

[img]images/news/icons/view.gif[/img] View: [url=http://www.gamershell.com/infosheets/633562.html]Changelog[/url]

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07/08 01:05 - Nation Red v1.07 Demo
DiezelPower has released an updated demo of Nation Red, an ultra fast arena-based shooter scheduled to be available next week via GamersGate, Direct2Drive etc.

[img]images/news/icons/software.gif[/img] Download: [url=http://www.gamershell.com/download_49242.shtml]Nation Red v1.07...
07/08 01:05 - Order of War Demo
Square Enix has released a playable demo of Order of War, allowing you to try out this real-time strategy game developed by Wargaming.net. Players will take command of an entire army including ground troops, artillery, tank divisions and aircraft in all out strategic assaults. The single-player...
07/08 01:05 - CopyToDVD
CopyToDVD is a new generation tool to backup your music, games, movies, video, photos and data files. CopyToDVD provides you with a variety of ways to create CDs or DVDs, such as integration to shell, user friendly frontend or FileDepot technology. With just a few clicks you can burn files,...
07/08 01:05 - Microsoft Serves Up Windows 7 To MSDN, TechNet
Microsoft Thursday reached an important milestone by making Windows 7 available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, just over two weeks after releasing Windows 7 to manufacturing.

Microsoft's volume licensing customers -- i.e. businesses -- with Software Assurance subscriptions will be...
07/08 01:05 - Lawsuit over 'Brutal Legend' video game settled
Attorneys for gaming giant Activision notified a court Wednesday that they reached a settlement over the release of "Brutal Legend," a video game starring Jack Black.

Activision had sued San Francisco-based developer Double Fine Productions to try to stop the October release of...
07/08 01:05 - Twitter limps back to life after DDoS attack
After being knocked offline for about two hours this morning, Twitter warned users that its site still wasn't fully back up to speed.

Twitter went down around 9:05 a.m. ET, according to figures from AlertSite, which tracks Web site performance. The company also noted that Twitter...
07/08 01:05 - Hitachi announces first 2TB, 7,200 RPM hard drive
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. announced today that it is shipping what it said is the world's first 2TB, 7200 RPM hard disk drive, the Deskstar 7K2000.

The 3.5-inch, 2TB Deskstar is a fourth-generation device that uses Hitachi's five-platter design using perpendicular...
07/08 01:05 - Microsoft may launch 'month of ATL' patches on Tuesday
Microsoft today said it would deliver nine security updates next Tuesday, all but one affecting Windows. Five are pegged "critical," the company's highest threat rating.

One researcher speculated that most of the updates will tackle bugs introduced when a Microsoft programmer added...
07/08 01:05 - Microsoft boosts Windows 7 graphics with hardware
Microsoft is trying to improve the visuals in Windows 7 by working with hardware makers on a software interface that maximizes the use of graphics cards.

The OS will support a new API (application programming interface) called DirectX 11 that enables better gaming through more...
07/08 01:05 - Microsoft snaps up Office.com domain
As noted by blogger Long Zheng, Microsoft has snapped up the Office.com domain.

The address would seem to make for a logical home for the forthcoming Web-based version of Office, though Microsoft declined to say how it plans to use the address.

"At this point it's too...
03/08 23:05 - Mozilla Firefox 3.0.13
Firefox is a free, open-source and cross-platform web browser.

[img]images/news/icons/software.gif[/img] English (US): [url=http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/3.0.13/win32/en-US/Firefox%20Setup%203.0.13.exe]Windows[/url] |...
03/08 23:05 - Nation Red v1.07 Demo
DiezelPower has released an updated demo of Nation Red, an ultra fast arena-based shooter scheduled to be available next week via GamersGate, Direct2Drive etc.

[img]images/news/icons/software.gif[/img] Download: [url=http://www.gamershell.com/download_49242.shtml]Nation Red v1.07...
03/08 22:05 - RIAA wins $675K in damages from file swapper
A Boston student has been ordered to pay $675,000 to the recording industry for illegal file-sharing, according to reports Friday.

Joel Tenenbaum had admitted to downloading and sharing digital music. Judge Nancy Gertner of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts found him guilty...
03/08 22:05 - Hacker Exposes Hacked Las Vegas ATM At DefCon
Either these thieves were incredibly dumb or have a lot of chutzpah. A hacker attending the Las Vegas Defcon conference over the weekend discovered a bogus ATM that was ripping off users.

The phony ATM machine was located at the Riviera Hotel Casino, the host of DefCon 17, and drew...
03/08 22:05 - Microsoft kills Windows 7E, puts IE back in upcoming OS
Betting that European antitrust regulators will okay its proposal for a "ballot screen" and facing opposition from computer makers and corporate customers, Microsoft late Friday abandoned plans to ship Windows 7 without Internet Explorer (IE).

At the same time, a company executive...
03/08 22:05 - EA to take Sims 3 on new adventures
Sims players will soon be able to journey to countries such as China and Egypt, search for hidden treasures, and meet fellow Sims along the way.

Electronic Arts announced Monday that it's developing the first expansion pack for its popular Sims 3 game. The new pack, Sims 3 World...
03/08 22:05 - Peter Sunde departs Pirate Bay
Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi, one of the three founders of The Pirate Bay, has stepped down as the site's spokesman and has said he is moving on to new projects.

"I have decided to not be the spokesperson for The Pirate Bay anymore," Sunde Kolmisoppi wrote in a blog post Monday. "The...
31/07 23:05 - Fallout 3 v1.7 Patch
Bethesda has issued a new patch for Fallout 3, bringing to v1.7 this popular RPG. The update includes new achievements for Mothership Zeta, the latest DLC for the game.

[img]images/news/icons/software.gif[/img] Download: [url=http://www.gamershell.com/download_49134.shtml]US[/url] |...
31/07 23:05 - Firefox Passes One Billion Downloads
Mozilla's Firefox browser has been downloaded over a billion times, an event the Mozilla community is using to launch a new evangelism campaign.

Mike Beltzner, Mozilla's director of Firefox, estimates that the one billionth download took place at 7:47 A.M. Pacific Time on Friday....
31/07 23:05 - Adobe patches 12 Flash bugs, 3 caused by Microsoft
Adobe on Thursday patched 12 vulnerabilities in Flash Player, including three it inherited from faulty Microsoft development code and one that hackers have been exploiting for at least a week.

In a [url=http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html]security...
31/07 23:05 - NASA hacker loses bid to avoid extradition
Gary McKinnon has lost his high court bid in the U.K. to avoid extradition to the U.S. for hacking into military systems.

McKinnon had tried to argue that former home secretary, Jacqui Smith, was legally wrong to push for the extradition despite his diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome...
31/07 23:05 - Microsoft prices Windows 7 family pack
Microsoft said on Friday that it will charge $149 for the family pack version of Windows 7, which allows users to upgrade up to three PCs to the Home Premium edition of the operating system.

The software maker had previously said it would offer the family pack, but had not said how...
30/07 23:05 - Demigod Demo
Stardock has released a playable demo of Demigod, giving you the chance to try out this team-based action game developed by Gas Powered Games. The demo features online Internet multiplayer games, the Cataract map and four playable Demigods (Regulus, Rook, Sedna and Lord Erebus.) All of the...
30/07 23:05 - Backup4all 4.2
Backup4all is a backup software for Windows. It was designed to protect your valuable data from partial or total loss by automating tasks, password protecting and compressing it to save storage space.

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Last update on 2014-08-20 at 17:55
Categories: Computers, Generalists
20/08 15:15 - Startups Battle to Make Star Trek?s Comms Badge a Reality
Creator Robbins believes this new breed of communicator can fill the large gap left by the demise of the old Nextel network, which once provided a kind of wide-area walkie-talkie for businesses.
20/08 13:12 - Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA?s X-Ray Body Scanners
Additionally, they found that they could infect the scanner with malware---most practically for an attacker by picking the lock on the scanner's cabinet and physically installing the malware on the PC inside.
20/08 10:38 - Finally, a Rom-Com Horror Story With a Jarring Sci-Fi Twist
Think Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss' new film The One I Love looks like another rom-com? Think again.
20/08 10:38 - The Feds Want Cars to Chat Instead of Just Watching Each Other
Every year, we see cars get smarter and more capable of driving themselves. Even some down-market models are now loaded with cameras and radars so they can watch the road for themselves. That allows them to do things like stay in their line on the highway, maintain a safe distance from other cars...
20/08 10:38 - Conjuring Tornadoes of Light With LEDs and Hula Hoops
The processes Martin Kimbell uses to make his stunning images involves lobbing a hula hoop with LEDs on it into the air.
20/08 10:38 - Stylish Cold War Stealth Game CounterSpy Gets Boring Quick
It's cliche to gripe about style over substance, but that's CounterSpy's problem in a nutshell.
20/08 10:38 - McLaren?s $3.3M Hypercar Comes With Two Years of Training for Wannabe Racers
McLaren is running a program for super-wealthy car lovers who want to learn how to race like a pro.
20/08 10:38 - After His Public Downfall, Sin City?s Frank Miller Is Back (And Not Sorry)
Felix Pfäffli We see the middle-aged man crouching in pain, alone. His clothes are torn, and one eye is swelling shut, but his fists are clenched. He is a hero. He is the Batman, as drawn by Frank Miller, and he is on the T-shirt that Frank Miller is wearing. Miller smiles. He's sitting in...
20/08 10:38 - A Tiny Satellite Dish That Brings Info to the World?s Dead Zones
The first thing you do when someone asks if you’ll design a satellite dish for them is say, “yes.” The next step: “Feign confidence,” jokes Geoff Baldwin. Baldwin is head of industrial design at Code and Theory, a creative studio best known for revamping media...
20/08 10:38 - Fantastically Wrong: Why People Were Terrified of Nighttime Air Until the 1900s
If you’re a millennial like me, you remember the Nickelodeon show Are You Afraid of the Dark?, in which kids sit around a campfire (or flickering stage lights or whatever), taking turns giving each other anxiety disorders with scary stories. The title is a bit of a silly question, though....
20/08 10:38 - WIRED Summer Binge-Watching Guide: House
Before launch, this long-running Fox series looked like a disaster waiting to happen: a weekly drama that recasts Sherlock Holmes as a doctor, except he's a modern-day American as played by that guy who used to hang out with Stephen Fry all the time? Surprisingly, House was fun, and stuck around...
20/08 10:38 - This Startup Could Turn Your iPhone Into a Tiny Disease-Detecting Lab
There are infinite uses for the mobile phone. At any given moment it can act as a camera, a game console, a GPS, and, of course, a telephone. But Max Perelman wants to add one more function to the ever-growing list.
20/08 00:53 - Why Uber Just Hired Obama?s Campaign Guru
Getting any startup off the ground is difficult, but things are particularly dicey when governments across the globe are working to make your app illegal. Such is the challenge facing Uber. Each time it spreads to a new city, it faces a new front in its politically charged battle to undermine...
19/08 22:49 - What?s Up With That: How the Weather Forecaster Knows What It ?Feels Like? in Your City
How does the meteorologist know what the temperature feels like to me and you?
19/08 21:32 - Huge Tournament Celebrates End of Oakland?s Bizarre 80-Year Pinball Ban
Residents of this Bay Area city probably didn't imagine they were breaking the law every time they sidled up to a Bally machine and played the silver ball.
19/08 20:30 - Regime Change: Steve Ballmer Has Finally Resigned From Microsoft?s Board
When Steve Ballmer resigned as CEO of Microsoft last February, he didn’t leave the company entirely. The 58-year-old executive retained his seat on the Microsoft board. But now, after 34 years with the company, Ballmer is finally moving on. “Microsoft has been my life’s work and...
19/08 19:28 - The HTC One Now Comes in a Windows Phone Version
HTC has just announced a Windows Phone version of its flagship smartphone, the One. It's a Verizon exclusive, and costs $100 on a two-year contract.
19/08 18:57 - Terminal Velocity
Much of high-end auto racing has always been about squeezing a bit more kinetic energy out of each drop of gasoline. But improvements in electric car technology mean racing can ditch the fossil fuels. Starting in September, the new FORMULA E series will bring teams from around the world to...
19/08 18:26 - How Agriculture?s Growth Promoters Might Work: A Mouse Study Sheds Some Light
The farm practice that underlies most agricultural use of antibiotics is known as “growth promotion”: It calls for giving very small doses of antibiotics routinely to meat animals because those doses cause them to gain fat and muscle more quickly than they would otherwise. Growth...
19/08 17:40 - How Long Would It Take the Whole World to Do the Ice Bucket Challenge?
It's not a straightforward equation.
19/08 17:24 - With New Delivery Service, Uber Declares War on Google and Amazon
Uber is already an expert in getting you from door-to-door. Now, the company wants to figure out how to deliver stuff to your door as well.
19/08 16:22 - Michelin?s Clever New Tires Stay Just as Grippy as They Wear
The more you drive on your tires, the more they wear down. After a while, the grooves that improve traction, particularly in the wet, wear away. Eventually, you either buy a new set or risk running off the road next time it rains. But thanks to some clever engineering, Michelin has made tires...
19/08 16:07 - Earthquakes Still Rocking Iceland?s Barðarbunga
The latest report from the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) says that over 2,600 earthquakes, most less than magnitude 3, have occurred since the morning of August 16.
19/08 16:07 - Mailbox, the Innovative Email App, Is Now Available for Mac
When Mailbox came out for the iPhone, people were so excited about its novel mail-sorting features that they lined up like it was a hot new nightclub to try it out. Now its coming to desktop, with beta invites trickling out to users starting today. The idea behind Mailbox is simple: Most of us...
19/08 14:49 - 100 Years of Automotive Innovation, in One Amazing Display
In an age where cars drive themselves, sip less fuel and go faster than ever, it can be hard to remember innovation isn’t a 21st century thing. For more than a century, brilliant minds have been working to make cars safer, more comfortable, and more powerful. The best part of the Pebble...
19/08 14:19 - Measuring Inbreeding in the Greek Gods
In population genetics, there is a method of measuring how inbred a certain individual is, known as the inbreeding coefficient. Previously, I used to this technique to examine the amount of inbreeding in the X-Men and was intrigued to find that there wasn’t any. However, it’s an...
19/08 13:17 - How to Save the Net: Keep It Open
We have a unique opportunity to redesign the Internet's governance by enshrining the openness principle and the concept that all stakeholders should participate in policy development.
19/08 13:17 - How to Save the Net: A CDC for Cybercrime
Forming an agency whose core mission is cybersecurity research and information sharing would help change the nature of the game.
19/08 10:42 - A Typeface That Mirrors Taiwan?s Insane Roof Shacks
On the street [in Taiwan] if something is falling apart they just use duct tape to put it together," says the designer.
19/08 10:42 - All the Stuff Soldiers Have Carried in Battle, From the 11th Century to Today
A photo series documenting the complete inventory kits of British soldiers over the course of about 1,000 years.
Categories: Video Games, Emulation
27/08 13:47 - MPlayer CE v0.75
A new version of the media player for the Wii has been released. Changes are: * FTP support added (thanks to hax)
* NTFS support added for USB and SD (thanks to Shareese)
* SMB speed improved
* Hopefully finally eradicated the freezing bug
* Fixed...
27/08 13:45 - Raw released
Someone released a port of Raw which is an Another World interpreter which allows you to play the game from its original data files. Downloads available here.
27/08 13:44 - eduke32 v1.0
Zear released a port of Duke Nukem for the Dingoo. The original game data files are required to play this. Downloads available at OpenHandhelds.
27/08 13:43 - xRickoo v1.0
Alekmaul and BigOrno released a port of xRick a Rick Dangerous remake and one of my favourite games of all time. More info and the downloads here.
27/08 13:42 - SmsGOO v2.0
Alekmaul released a Sega Master System emulator for the Dingoo. More information and downloads via OpenHandhelds.
27/08 13:40 - Wiz-Colem v1.1.0
ZX-81 released a port of his Colecovision emulator to the Wiz. More information and downloads available here.
27/08 13:38 - Monster 2 v1.0
Monster 2 is a RPG fro the Wiz. You can read more about the game on the developers homepage here. Downloads available here.
27/08 13:37 - Wiz Chess v1.1.0
ZX-81 updated his port of the Chess game to the Wiz. Downloads available from his homepage here.
27/08 13:36 - WizGolf v1.1
Gérald Hoarau released a top down view Golf game for the Wiz. Downloads available here.
27/08 13:34 - GP2X-Chess v1.1.0
ZX-81 updated his Chess game for the GP2X, changes are:- Share the code for both Wiz and GP2X-F100 version
- Improve menu navigation using joystick
- New background imagesVisit the homepage at http://zx81.zx81.free.fr/serendipity/ for the downloads.
27/08 13:32 - GP2X-Colem v1.1.0
ZX-81 released a new version of his Colecovision emulator for the GP2X. Changes are:- A thumbnail image is now displayed in the file requester while selecting any file with the same name of a previously saved game (roms, keyboard, settings).
It might be very helpful to recognize that game...
23/08 19:30 - Sponsor shout out
We occasionally post a sponsor message to remind people to visit our sponsors. Without them we would not be able to keep the site up and running, so unless you want loads of intrusive adverts, popups etc please take a moment or two to visit them and if there is something you like then buy it ...
21/08 13:50 - Wii release round up
Here is a round up of Wii releases over the past week:

BlueMSX-wii v1.0 RC - MSX 1/MSX 2/MSX 2+/Turbo R emulator for the Nintendo Wii.
Quadrax v0.2 - New version of the logical game.
Chunk Munch v0.5 - New version of puzzle game for the Wii.
Robo tank v0.6.8 - New...
21/08 13:44 - Dingoo release round up
Here is a round up of Dingoo releases over the past week:

Xpiredux v1.0 - A port of Xpired for the Dingoo.
STPPC v1 - A collection of puzzle and board games for the Dingoo.
Quakux v1.0 - A port of Quake SDL based on the GP2X version.
Hatari v1.1a - Port of the Atari...
21/08 13:40 - Wiz release round up
Here is a round up of Wiz releases over the past week:

Qtopia Wiz 0.2 - New version of the platform for the Wiz.
SimOniZ v0.3.1 - New version of the Simon game clone.
NeoGeo Pocket: R.A.C.E. - New version of the NeoGeo Pocket emulator for the Wiz.
21/08 13:34 - GP2X release round up
Here is a round up of GP2X releases over the past week:

PicoDrive v1.56 - New version of the Megadrive/Genesis emulator fixing some bugs.
Qtopia F200 0.1Qtopia F200 0.1 - New build of the platform for F200 owners with touchscreen support.
One More Music Player Client...
18/08 11:19 - Acekard 2i firmware update to work with DSi v1.4
Acekard have released a new update for the AK2i which works with the recent v1.4 update by Nintendo which blocked all flashcarts. In the download there are two files:
ak2ifw_update_14_DSi.nds - Use this to upgrade just the one Acekard 2i.
ak2ifw_update_14_DSL.nds - Use this to upgrade...
13/08 11:31 - Wolf3Dingoo v1.0
Ezial released a port of the classic Wolfenstein 3D to the Dingoo. This release runs both Wolf3D and Spear of Destiny. Downloads available at OpenHandhelds.
13/08 11:29 - Hatari v1.0
John Logan also released a port of the Atari ST emulator Hatari for the Dingoo. Downloads available at OpenHandhelds.
13/08 11:28 - FreeDroid released
John Logan released a port of FreeDroid, a clone of Paradroid, for the Dingoo. Downloads available on OpenHandhelds.
13/08 11:24 - Ommpc2x v0.4.2
Coder_TimT released a new version of the music player for the Wiz. Changes are:* Cut down start-up time by half
* Fixed Add to Queue key binding
* Tweaked touchscreen handling code so that it doesn't miss as many pressesMore information and downloads available at OpenHandhelds.
13/08 11:23 - Qtopia Wiz v2.1.1
Ikari/NK released a port of Qtopia for the Wiz. Qtopia is a platform for embedded Linux-based mobile computing devices such as personal digital assistants and mobile phones. More information and downloads at OpenHandhelds.
13/08 11:21 - Abuse v1.0
Pickle released a port of Abuse from the GP2X version. Abuse is a famous side-scrolling run and gun game originally released for DOS and Linux in 1996. It features beautiful pixel art, lighting effects, many weapons, and is a real challenge even on normal difficulty. More information and...
13/08 11:20 - WizNotePad v1.2
Gérald released a new version of his text viewer and editor for the Wiz. More information and downloads at OpenHandhelds.
13/08 11:19 - GnGeo v0.7
Pepone released a port of the NeoGeo emulator for the Wiz. It runs most games fullspeed with sound, features save states. Downloads available on OpenHandhelds.
13/08 11:18 - PicoDrive v1.55
Along with the GP2X version the Wiz version has received an update. Changes are:+ Added Wiz support. Now the same GP2X binary supports F100/F200 and Wiz.
* Changed shadow/hilight handling a bit, fixes some effects in Pirates! Gold.
* Complete input code rewrite. This fixes some...
13/08 11:16 - Biniax 2
A port of the PSP game Biniax 2 has been released for the GP2X. Biniax-2 is a game of logic and reaction. The 3 game modes allow you to play against the time,
pure tactical play or challenge with a friend in a multiplayer game. Downloads available on OpenHandhelds.
13/08 11:14 - PicoDrive v1.55
A new version of the Genesis/Megadrive emulator for the GP2X has been released. Changes are: + Added Wiz support. Now the same GP2X binary supports F100/F200 and Wiz.
* Changed shadow/hilight handling a bit, fixes some effects in Pirates! Gold.
* Complete input code rewrite. This...
08/08 10:04 - Neko Project II Wii v0.1B2
A new port of the PC98 emulator PC-9801 has been released. Release notes are:This is a early version, and has few extra features. When you start Neko Project II Wii, you will be presented with a dialog to load disks. Press B to continue past this dialog.More information and downloads at...
08/08 10:02 - Rotate Gearux v1.0
Ezial also released a clone of URA Kaiten Patissier which looks like a puzzle game (might be wrong). Downloads available here.

Swedish site Emulation64

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