Tag Archives: software

Android Market Features Remote Kill Switch

Planning on designing a malicious app to install on all those G1 phones coming out? Think again. Google reserves the right to “remotely remove those applications from your device at its sole discretion.” Better watch your back! And your privacy! Link

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Mother 3 English Patch Available At The End Of The Week

Nintendo screwed over a lot of Earthbound fans by not releasing its sequel, Mother 3, in the states. Despite all the persistence the Earthbound community has demonstrated by forming petitions and massively spamming Nintendo Of America‘s mail room, the folks at Nintendo feel that translating Mother 3 into English will not yield much profit in the states. So, a crew ...

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Fallout 3 Exploits Discovered

If you’ve already pirated your own copy of Fallout 3, then you’re surely aware that the Xbox 360 version of Fallout 3 has been leaked. This is giving the pirates out there the one-up on all of the bugs and possible exploits the QA guys missed. Nobody likes a cheater, but when in Rome, do as the Romans do. A ...

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Metamorphosis 2 To Corsair

Glenn Marshall is the master of Processing and mixing an old Boards of Canada song (Corsair) into motion graphics. The above video, dubbed “Metamorphosis 2”, is one of his finest works. Try watching it at 2:00am before going to bed and I think you’ll find it oddly relaxing. Link

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Obama’s Hittin’ The Digital Streets Of Paradise City

Barack Obama is taking his campaign to the virtual space that is gaming in an attempt to appeal to gamers everywhere. The Obama campaign has purchased space in Madden NFL ’09 and nine other titles from Electronic Arts. Only ten states will be able to see the ads (once updated through Xbox’s Internet service): Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Indiana, Montana, North ...

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No Windows 7 For You!

Waiting for an end to Vista? Don’t hold your breath. Microsoft will release Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista before it releases Windows 7 it’s been announced. Ugh. It feels like Bush being elected for a third term. Link

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Guy Plays World Of Warcraft All By Himself

It’s a no-brainer that some people play WoW a little too much. MMORPGs have always been about investing an insane amount of time to develop your character. We won’t ridicule forum-goer Gamer Prepared who runs 36 accounts of World of Warcraft because after all, that requires a serious gaming rig. What better way to eliminate the entire purpose of playing ...

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Microsoft Announces Windows 7

Up until now, Microsoft was peddling Windows Vista as it’s latest and greatest operating system. Sure, the company had briefly mentioned Windows 7 but it was just a codename and not much came out of it. Today, Microsoft is giving Windows 7 it’s official name and will be releasing developer betas soon. The official name of the next OS? Windows ...

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Sony’s Got The Best Controller

Stuart was in the market for a more comfortable controller for his rover platform. Unfortunately, all R/C controllers are flimsy and not so conforming to one’s hands. So instead, Stuart used a PlayStation 2 gamepad and totally DIY’ed himself a new controller for the rover. Operating wirelessly, the PlayStation controller controls the rover in such a way that you feel ...

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TunesRemote: An Android Remote For DACP Devices

While I can’t delve into a lot of the specifics of the G1 and how well it works, etc., I gotta say that Jeff Sharkey’s TunesRemote is probably the best app out there for an Android-enabled phone. After winning $275,000 in the Android Developer Challenge, Jeff went and reverse engineered the iPhone app that lets you control iTunes. Now he’s ...

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