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  • AMD Publishes Open-Source “ATI Evergreen” Driver
    By on February 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Several readers have written to tell us that AMD has published their code to support the Radeon HD 5000 “Evergreen” graphics cards on Linux in an open-source driver. Unfortunately the driver isn’t quite as complete as some might hope. The current offering doesn’t promise 2D (EXA) acceleration or 3D support. “The DDX driver supports mode-setting on the Evergreen/R800 series GPUs with VGA and DVI connectors while the DisplayPort connectivity is still (more…)

  • Gran Turismo Gamer Becomes Pro Race Driver
    By on December 4, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Back in 2008, Lucas Ordonez lived what seemed like an ordinary existence. The 22-year-old Spanish student was an avid motorsports fan, but he lacked the suitable investment necessary to become a professional race driver and had virtually given up on racing. Besides, he was already knee-deep in trying to complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA). But it was Ordonez’ passion for virtual racing, particularly his love (more…)

  • Driver Wears Monkey Mask to Beat Speed Cameras
    By on September 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Valley Monkey has 37 unpaid photo enforcement tickets; actually it’s just a dude in a mask, but he’s not paying the tickets either.