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  1. StarCraft II Midnight Openings Detailed, New Cinematic Trailer Released

    24.07.2010

    Blizzard has announced that select retailers around the world will open at midnight on the 27th of July to celebrate the launch of Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty. Members of the development team of the game will join the party to sing copies of ...

  2. Download Google Chrome 6.0 Beta Soon

    24.07.2010

    Google is gearing up to push the next iteration of its open source browser to Beta development stage. Google Chrome 6.0 beta has already reached the code freeze milestone, and obviously, the release of the fully-fledged Beta Build is coming next. ...

  3. Red Alert 3 not coming to PS3

    30.07.2008

    EA announced they've currently got no plans to release a PS3 version of Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3. Apparently, the console is "very exotic and tough to develop for," and their game engine is simply not suited for PS3. The game was ...

  4. id deal with EA only for Rage

    16.07.2008

    More details have come to light regarding the deal that id Software made with EA Partners for the release of Rage. The deal with EA Partners is only for the Rage title at the moment, and it is a distribution-oriented deal only, not a publishing ...

  5. Bethesda shows Fallout 3 gameplay trailer on E3

    16.07.2008

    It’s been a long and hard road for Fallout 3 since it was announced way back in 2004, and it seems we’re finally drawing near this game’s launch date. Some may remember that Fallout 3 was first developed by Black Isle Studios, ...

  6. EA, Sega and Blizzard to come with DX10.1 games

    16.07.2008

    We have learned that some major publishers including Electronic Arts, Sega and Vivendi (Blizzard) plan to release DirectX 10.1 games. We don’t know which titles will exactly show their face as DirectX 10.1, but we have already reported ...

  7. DirectX 11 belongs to Windows 7?

    12.07.2008

    As Windows 7, codenamed Vienna is an improved version of Vista, DirectX 11 will work on both systems. It looks that DirectX 11 will launch before Windows 7 and we have high hopes of seeing DirectX 11 by the end of 2009. DX11 is based on ...

  8. Vista replacing XP, not growing

    04.07.2008

    Here was dissapointment in Redmond last night as the latest market share figures show that Vole's Vista OS has seen a measly 2.56 per cent increase in market share over the last year. Generally Windows' overall June total was slightly down 2.45 ...

  9. Catalyst 8.7 beta leaked

    04.07.2008

    The new Catalyst 8.7 beta, containing the new version of the display driver, has found a leak on the net. The new Catalyst supports almost every card from the Radeon 9500 all the way up to the newest addition based on the RV770 core. According ...

  10. Sony pulls PS3 firmware v2.40

    04.07.2008

    It appears that it took Sony a couple of hours to launch and pull the 2.40 firmware update. Apparently, some consoles reacted badly to this and failed to boot afterwards. Sony called this a minor problem, and said that this will only be ...

  11. Firefox gets its spot in Guinness

    03.07.2008

    Last month Mozilla set the world download record and it has already found its place in The Guinness Book of Records. On Download Day, Firefox 3 was downloaded 8,002,530 times in just 24 hours. This works out to 92 downloads per second, and ...

  12. Diablo 3 announced

    30.06.2008

    Announced at the Blizzard Worldwide Invitational in Paris, France, Diablo 3 is the third installment in the massive action-RPG (i.e Hack and Slash) series. The announcement was given by lead designer Jay Wilson, who outlined some key features ...

  13. Acrobat suffers security flaw

    30.06.2008

    A vulnerability report was made public yesterday concerning Adobe's popular Reader product – specifically, the implementation of Javascript with Acrobat-created documents. The issue is present in all versions of Adobe Reader prior to ...

  14. XP support extended to 2014

    30.06.2008

    Information Week quotes a letter sent to major Microsoft customers this week by senior vice president Bill Veghte which states that the giant will, somewhat unwillingly, be providing security patches “and other critical updates” until ...

  15. Stardock launches Impulse

    19.06.2008

    Publisher Stardock has just announced that it has launched it's new digital distribution platform today, titling the new download service as 'Impulse'. Impulse has already got a notable selection of games on offer, including Sins of a Solar ...

  16. Microsoft buys Navic

    19.06.2008

    Microsoft has bought Navic Networks, which specializes in emerging forms of television advertising technology. Navic uses real-time audience measurement data to improve the delivery and placement of targeted interactive media. According to a ...

  17. Firefox 3 has zero day flaw

    19.06.2008

    It had been only on the streets for five minutes, but the 'more secure' open source browser Firefox has already found to have a zero day flaw. According to the Security outfit Digital Vaccine Laboratories, it is the first critical hole found in ...

  18. 82 percent of gamers don't mind in-game ads

    18.06.2008

    According to the result of a survey commissioned by in-game advertiser IGA Worldwide around 82 percent of gamers actually respond well to in-game advertisements. In fact, a bit more shocking than that is the revelation that 82 percent of gamers ...

  19. Trojan modifies routers' DNS

    18.06.2008

    CNet, citing an entry on SecureComputing's TrustedSource blog made last week, has highlighted a new variant of the DNSChanger trojan designed to target routers and change the addresses used for DNS resolution. The Domain Name Service, or DNS, ...

  20. Microsoft deal said to be at an end

    13.06.2008

    The ongoing saga of whether Yahoo! would be acquired by Microsoft is said to have finally ended. Yahoo Inc. has announced that it has entered into a search advertising partnership agreement with Google Inc. Only hours before the Yahoo-Google ...

  21. Nvidia says DirectX 10.1 is not important

    12.06.2008

    Nvidia said in some of its soon to be announced documents that DirectX 10.1 won't be supported on the Geforce GTX 280 and Geforce GTX 260 cards. The interesting part is the reason why. Nvidia claims that "DirectX 10.1 includes incremental ...

  22. Developing countries take on Microsoft

    10.06.2008

    Four developing countries have appealed against the adoption of Microsoft's Office Open XML document format as an international standard. Brazil, India, South Africa and Venezuela had appealed against the positive outcome of a vote the ...

  23. Patch Tuesday includes three marked critical

    06.06.2008

    With a new month brings the latest additions from Microsoft for Windows via the patch Tuesday updates. For this Tuesday users can expect seven patches. Three of the seven are marked as “Critical,” three more are tagged as ...

  24. Microsoft orders Windows 7 vendors to sort out drivers

    05.06.2008

    In a bid to avoid a repeat of Vista, when vendors did not have the drivers to support it, Microsoft has ordered computer and other hardware makers to begin testing their devices on the forthcoming Windows 7 OS as soon as the first beta version ...

  25. Nvidia to announce 'Optimized PC'

    05.06.2008

    Nvidia will soon announce something that is called Optimized PC. This is Jensen's wet dream strategy that actually might stand a chance in the war against Intel. With the help of its Shaders and Cuda, Nvidia will be able to accelerate video ...

  26. Microsoft extends XP deadline again

    05.06.2008

    The life of Windows XP has been extended again, according to an announcement made today by Microsoft at Computex. This was necessary, as computer manufacturers have been pressuring Microsoft to provide an OS version that can be used for low-cost ...

  27. Boffins have cure for worms

    05.06.2008

    Researchers at Ohio State University claim to have worked out a way of spotting if your computer has a worm and can neutralise it within seconds. The software monitors the number of scans that machines on a network send out. If it sends out ...

  28. Ubuntu makes way to mobile devices

    05.06.2008

    A version of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system is coming later this year for mobile internet devices and subnotebooks. Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, said on Monday that it plans to demonstrate the new version, Ubuntu ...

  29. Cyberlink to launch new TrueTheatre technologies

    05.06.2008

    Cyberlink, the Taiwanese outfit behind the popular PowerDVD software is about to launch some new technologies – Noise Reduction, Video Stabiliser, Video Upscaling (re-engineered) and fps upsampling engines. The products are still in the ...

  30. Mac OS X 10.5.3 update brings dozens of minor fixes

    29.05.2008

    Apple has released Mac OS X 10.5.3, the third major update to Leopard that brings dozens of fixes to the operating system, many of which are quite minor. The biggest changes in the 420MB upgrade involve reliability of Time Machine backups and ...