Computing

Quite Simply, Windows 7 Has Leaked

Don’t act surprised. It was only a matter of time before Microsoft’s next OS hit the torrent sites, considering Microsoft was handing out copies of Windows 7 to PDC (Professional Developers Conference) attendees. Both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions have leaked, weighing in at 2.72GB and 3.36GB, respectively. It looks like a lot of people are hopping on these torrents ...

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No Caps Lock For You

The perfect gift for your forum trolling friends who can’t help but type in all caps when trying to prove a point. Go ahead troll, push that caps lock key in. You’ll only be met with piercing pain as your fingers are punctured by two spikes, just like the Prince of Persia‘s body after a deadly fall. Let’s all contribute ...

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As My Rock Band Guitar Gently Weeps

Originally people thought that the Beatles would make an appearance in the latest Rock Band game. It turns out that MTV Networks announced a deal with the Beatles’ record label, Apple Corps, to create a Beatles-branded music video game. The same developers behind Rock Band will be making the game, apart from its already successful Rock Band franchise. “The project ...

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Google Adds SMS To Gmail Labs

An incredibly useful feature is coming to Gmail. Starting today (if all goes well), you’ll be able to send your friends and contacts text messages via the integrated Gmail chat. You’ll be able to save phone numbers to contacts and Google will give you the option of sending them a text should they go offline. It sounds very beta right ...

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Mercenaries 2 DLC: Palin And Obama Skins

Finally, a reason to give Mercenaries 2 some play time. The most mediocre game, ever, gets a spice of color and “maverickism,” with the ability to take both Sarah Palin and Barack Obama into the field of battle. Hijack tanks, blow up choppers and even slaughter civilians as your favorite Democratic or Republican presidential candidate. Palin’s facial expressions denote a ...

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No Opera For The iPhone

I’m not talking about Phantom here, I’m talking about the web browser, Opera. Apple has beef with the competition and in turn has decided to keep Opera off the App Store. Says ZDNet: Mr. von Tetzchner said that Opera�s engineers have developed a version of Opera Mini that can run on an Apple iPhone, but Apple won�t let the company ...

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The Need For Speed: Bluetooth Steering Wheel

When driving in New Jersey, you’ll notice one thing: no driver follows the cellphone law. I try to, but I usually find fiddling with a headset and a phone much more distracting than operating just the phone itself. New Jersey is not the garden state, it’s the motor state. It has more drivers than any other state and many of ...

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Fallout 3 Contains SecuROM (It’s Spore All Over Again!)

Shame on you, Pete Hines. Claiming that your latest game, Fallout 3, contains only the mildest form of DRM was a lie. A big fat lie. Not only does the PC version of Fallout 3 contain DRM, it contains the most infamous of all DRMs: SecuROM. Remember what happened to EA for releasing Spore with SecuROM? It got hit with ...

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Ford’s LCD Gauge For Its 2010 Hybrids

Ford has unveiled its new take on automobile dashboards with what it’s calling the SmartGauge. The LCD gauge will debut in Fords 2010 line of hybrids, the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Mercury Milan Hybrid. The gauge uses an all-digital screen with lively animations to prompt drivers on good driving habits by displaying a heavily stylized greenery for good behavior. It’s ...

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Ice Hockey On A Portable DVD Player

This portable entertainment center is the only one in existence advertised with the Ice Hockey game for the NES playing on it. Despite all the expected features of a portable DVD player like a 14-inch crystal clear TFT LCD screen, multi-format disc play (including MP3 and DivX) and a high quality TV tuner for use all over the world; this ...

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