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Submitted by: KnightMare @ 10:25 AM | Thursday, June 25, 2009 | (url: http://www.pcmag....)
Starting Friday, consumers who purchase a PC with Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, or Ultimate at participating retailers will get a free upgrade to Windows 7 when it becomes available. The offer will run until Jan. 31, 2010.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 11:09 AM | Wednesday, June 24, 2009 | (url: http://www.giantb...)
ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Fallout 3 publisher Bethesda Softworks, has acquired id Software, according to a press release issued this morning. Said release states that no changes will be made to the way id operates, and that John Carmack will continue to serve as the company's technical director.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 02:57 PM | Tuesday, June 2, 2009 | (url: http://www.pcmag....)
Windows 7 is scheduled for an October 22 release, Microsoft confirmed Tuesday.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 03:35 PM | Thursday, May 28, 2009 | (url: http://www.hulu.c...)
Hulu Desktop is a lean-back viewing experience for your personal computer. It features a sleek new look that's optimized for use with standard Windows Media Center remote controls or Apple remote controls, allowing you to navigate Hulu's entire library with just six buttons. For users without remotes, the application is keyboard and mouse-enabled. Hulu Desktop is a downloadable application and will work on PCs and Macs. It will initially launch as a beta product during which we plan to gather and incorporate user feedback to improve the service.
Submitted by: Ezlpo @ 02:15 AM | Thursday, May 28, 2009 | (url: http://www.bluesn...)
Maynard, MA, May 27, 2009 38 Studios (38 Studios | World Domination Through Gaming), an entertainment and original IP creation company, today announced the acquisition of Big Huge Games (BHG) from publisher THQ Inc. The acquisition is a critical step in 38 Studios strategy to deliver a broad range of entertainment products centered on its original fantasy IP, codenamed Copernicus. The purchase of Big Huge Games includes all of the companys proprietary IP, tools, technology, assets, and works-in-progress. Specific financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 02:58 PM | Tuesday, May 26, 2009 | (url: http://www.theinq...)
Although the Service Pack hasn't made it to Windows Update yet, you can now grab the official downloads from Microsoft's Download Center. The installer includes Service Pack 2 for both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, resulting in a 348.3MB file for 32-bit version - and a 577.4MB file for 64-bit version.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 07:27 PM | Wednesday, May 20, 2009 | (url: http://labs.mozil...)
Today were announcing the launch of Jetpack, a Mozilla Labs project to explore new ways to extend & personalize the Web.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 09:30 AM | Friday, May 15, 2009 | (url: http://www.pcmag....)
t appears that ABC made a wise choice when it decided to put its content on Hulu. Total streams on the video site increased 490 percent year-over-year, according to Thursday data from Nielsen.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 08:33 AM | Thursday, May 14, 2009 | (url: http://www.eweek....)
Security researchers at Damballa report shutting down the command and control server of a botnet built by a Trojan bundled with pirated copies of Windows 7 RC. The Trojan is believed to have infected thousands of users.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 03:41 PM | Wednesday, May 13, 2009 | (url: http://blogs.zdne...)
On the same day Microsoft shipped a bundle of patches for gaping holes in its PowerPoint software, Apple followed suit, dropping a monster Mac OS X update to correct 67 security vulnerabilities.
Submitted by: FishStix @ 02:17 PM | Wednesday, May 13, 2009 | (url: http://www.quake-...)
Quake Live TV is the new shoutcasting and e-sports destination for the Quake Live competitive community. Quake Live TV offers high quality video downloads, live, video streamed shoutcasts, a demo repository, match histories, featured competitive videos, quality e-sports articles, and more.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 08:07 AM | Friday, May 8, 2009 | (url: http://news.cnet....)
On Thursday, Nvidia reported a first-quarter loss, as revenue fell 42 percent from last year. But the graphics chipmaker said inventory was easing.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 07:19 PM | Wednesday, May 6, 2009 | (url: http://www.shackn...)
A very reliable source close to Duke Nukem Forever developer 3D Realms today confirmed to Shacknews that the company has been shut down.
Submitted by: KnightMare @ 08:15 AM | Wednesday, May 6, 2009 | (url: http://www.cdrinf...)
Samsung Electronics will start mass-producing PRAM (Phase change RAM) in June, in an effort to in order to maintain its leadership in the memory market.
Submitted by: XTasy @ 12:57 AM | Tuesday, May 5, 2009 | (url: http://windowstea...)
Microsoft is offering a free download of Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC). Use Internet Explorer to download it.