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  • The Insidious Creep of Latency Hell
    By on May 4, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    Twinbee writes “Gamers often find ‘input lag’ annoying, but over the years, delay has crept into many other gadgets with equally painful results. Something as simple as mobile communication or changing TV channels can suffer. Software too is far from innocent (Java or Visual Studio 2010 anyone?), and even the desktop itself is riddled with ‘invisible’ latencies which can frustrate users (take the new Launcher bar in Ubuntu 11 for example). More worryingly, (more…)



  • Real turn on officials after loss
    By on May 4, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Real Madrid players vent their anger at the referees after their Champions League semi-final defeat by Barcelona.

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  • Spud and Manute Square Off (PIC)
    By on May 4, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    I’ve seen a few different pictures of Spud Webb and Manute Bol before, but this is one of my favorites.

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  • Trolling Your Friends On Facebook Done Right (PICS)
    By on May 3, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    This guy goes onto one of his buddy’s facebook page, downloads his pictures, photoshops his face ever so slightly, re-uploads and tags them, and hilarity ensues.

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  • Making a Disability-Friendly Industry
    By on May 3, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Creating a game that’s accessible to everyone is more than just inserting subtitles. We explore the many different ways games can and ought to assist disabled gamers.

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  • Arsenal v Man Utd
    By on May 1, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday’s game between Arsenal and Man Utd in the Premier League.

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