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Microsoft Unleashes Internet Explorer 8

Like a bat out of hell, Microsoft this morning released Internet Explorer 8. As the follow up to the ultra-successful IE7, version 8 has a lot to live up to considering how commonplace Mozilla’s Firefox is becoming. New features include searching with images, web slices, new accelerated rendering engines and…well, yeah. That’s the gist of it. Walt Mossberg from the ...

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Rumor: iTunes 8 Visualizer Is Magnetosphere

We already told you most of the skinny on iTunes 8 thanks to a leak that Kevin Rose posted. Now TUAW is claiming that the “stunning new music visualizer” we’re supposed to see is none other than Magnetosphere. Magnetosphere is hands down the best iTunes visualizer I’ve ever used, which is why I hang onto a DMG file of an ...

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Kevin Rose Leaks iTunes 8 Information

That smug bastard from Digg, Kevin Rose, has shed some light on Apple’s upcoming revision of iTunes, version 8: A new source comes forward w/this info: (this is consistent w/everything I’ve heard) What’s new in iTunes 8 iTunes 8 includes Genius, which makes playlists from songs in your library that go great together. Genius also includes Genius sidebar, which recommends ...

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IE8 Demands More Memory Than WinXP

Here’s something out of left-field that I don’t think anyone except the geniuses at Microsoft expected. In recent tests, it’s been revealed that Internet Explorer 8 uses twice the memory of Firefox. As if that wasn’t enough to blow your mind, get this shit: In a test involving IE8 Beta 2, IE7 and Firefox 3.0.1 10 rich media sites were ...

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8 Unconventional Arcade Games

The game industry constantly cranked out arcade games during the golden age of gaming. Many followed the cookie-cutter ensemble which lead to nothing more than reproductions of past units. These following eight titles, however, tried to break the mold of traditional game play mechanics and controls. Hit the jump to check ’em out.

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