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Microsoft's newest patent....

Submitted by: Yetskii @ 09:20 PM | Thursday, September 4, 2008 | (url: http://www.tomsha...)

The Page up and page down keys on your keyboard

They are the frontrunners of innovation....


Windows Defender kills usb devices and more

Submitted by: Yetskii @ 10:56 AM | Thursday, April 17, 2008 | (url: http://http://www...)

Microsoft has admitted it is investigating reports that a recent Windows Vista security update causes havoc with some USB devices, but the software giant is yet to provide a fix for the cock-up.

The Windows Defender update was released last week, but some unfortunate Vista customers have claimed that their USB mice and keyboards among other devices refuse to work after the update is installed on their computers.


Sony BMG's hypocrisy: company busted for using warez

Submitted by: Elvis Hitler @ 01:01 PM | Wednesday, April 2, 2008 | (url: http://arstechnic...)

Sony BMG is no stranger to piracy. As one of the most vocal supporters of the RIAA and IFPI antipiracy efforts, the company has some experience hunting down and punishing consumers who don't pay for its products. The company is getting some experience on the other side of the table, however, now that it's being sued for software piracy.


Microsoft giving away more free software to students

Submitted by: Shadow(of)Death @ 01:12 PM | Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | (url: https://downloads...)

Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition
Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
Expression Studio
XNA Game Studio
Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition

To name the big ones.


Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Demo Released!

Submitted by: GreyHound @ 12:29 PM | Monday, September 10, 2007 | (url: http://community....)

It's finally here! The Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars demo has been released and is available via the mirrors listed below. If you haven't been keeping up, you can find out all about the demo in this developer blog. You can also check out our Valley map guide for details on the demo map along with a few tips and tricks.


NPD: April Hardware Sales Up, Software Down

Submitted by: DudeofDeath @ 10:07 AM | Friday, May 18, 2007 | (url: http://www.gamesp...)


APRIL 2007 US HARDWARE SALES (All numbers approximate)
1) DS: 471,000
2) Wii: 360,000
3) PlayStation 2: 194,000
4) PlayStation Portable: 183,000
5) Xbox 360: 174,000
6) Game Boy Advance: 84,000
7) PlayStation 3: 82,000
8) GameCube: 13,000

APRIL 2007 US SOFTWARE SALES (All numbers approximate)
1) Pokemon Diamond (DS - Nintendo) 1.045 million
2) Pokemon Pearl (DS - Nintendo) 712,000
3) Super Paper Mario (Wii - Nintendo) 352,000
4) Wii Play (with Wii Remote - Wii) 249,000
5) Guitar Hero II (with Guitar - Xbox 360 - Activision) 197,000
6) Guitar Hero II (with Guitar - PS2 - Activision) 142,000
7) Spider-Man 3 (360 - Activision) 117,000
8) Spider-Man 3 (PS2 - Activision) 105,000
9) God of War II (PS2 - SCEA) 101,000
10) MLB '07: