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  • Bad Company 2 – Single-Player Trailer (Video)
    By on January 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    The first trailer to showcase Bad Company 2′s single-player mode. The video offers a glimpse of the story, as well as plenty of combat action including RPGs, gun fights, soldiers diving out of aircraft and more.

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  • Facebook Rewrites PHP Runtime For Speed
    By on January 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    VonGuard writes “Facebook has gotten fed up with the speed of PHP. The company has been working on a skunkworks project to rewrite the PHP runtime, and on Tuesday of this week, they will be announcing the availability of their new PHP runtime as an open source project. The rumor around this began last week when the Facebook team invited some of the core PHP contributors to their campus to discuss some new open source project. I’ve written up everything (more…)

  • Serena ‘honoured’ to match King
    By on January 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Serena Williams is thrilled to draw level with Billie-Jean King in the all-time Grand Slam winners’ list with victory at the Australian Open.

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  • CBS Rejects Super Bowl Ad for Gay Dating Site [video]
    By on January 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    CBS rejected the ad, which was made available for viewing on YouTube late on Thursday. Watch to find out what all the controversy was about.

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  • Boot Camp Finally Supports Windows 7 On Macs
    By on January 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Dave Knott writes “After some delay Apple have updated Boot Camp to support Windows 7 on Macintosh computers. They have also provided an upgrade utility that facilitates transition to Windows 7 for Mac owners who have existing Vista installations. The new version of Boot Camp requires OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Counter-Strike 2 What if?: Pipe dreams or a must have?
    By on January 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Counter-Strike series has been out for over a decade. Valve has released no information on Half-Life 2: Episode 3, let alone Counter-Strike 2. That hasn’t stopped thousands of cries and support groups from fans who would die for a sequel. But a sequel to Counter-Strike can go in so many different directions, will it be as good as it should be?

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  • Google And The iPad – Forbes.com
    By on January 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    How Apple’s new device raises the stakes for that other disruptor. BURLINGAME, Calif. — Apple’s new iPad aims to remake a market touched on by laptops, tablet computers, netbooks and even the iPod–portable devices for the creation and consumption of media, largely text and video. That also hits its increasingly active competitor Google.

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  • New Touchscreen Technology Like Writing On Paper
    By on January 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “A company claims it has the technology to make writing on touchscreens more like writing with pencil and paper, when the harder you press the thicker the line you produce. The technology uses a material called Quantum Tunneling Composite (QTC), the resistance of which is extremely sensitive to pressure, unlike today’s touchscreen phones, which might be fine for basic finger-pointing, but they are poor at gauging the pressure (more…)

  • How Do You Use Saints RB Reggie Bush?
    By on January 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Bush was supposed to revolutionize the NFL — if he had lived up to his draft hype, the league would now be playing football on the moon. and Bush would be the best player there, what with his famed ability to “make plays in space.” Instead, he is the fifth- or sixth- or eighth-most important player on his own offense.

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  • How to Fix Video Game Enemies
    By on January 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Very rarely do you outsmart bad guys in today’s games; rather you just out-shoot them, out-fight them, or out-stealth them.

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