Yesterday, a group of the major Linux distributors decided to come together to form the Free Standards Group. This groupâ€™s goal is to unite the different Linux distributors to create a stronger more appealing Linux desktop. To do this the group will help define a common Linux standard.
The first desktop distribution to be certified will be from Xandros Inc. and will ship on May 1. It will be followed by certified distributions from Novell Inc., Red Hat, the Debian Project, Ubuntu and others.
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Patch 1.22 has been released and is available on EA Downloader. The release of this patch is in line with our ongoing effort to make the game as enjoyable as possible, releasing quicker fixes addressing some of the things that you want to see changed.
Were still hard at work on version 1.3, which will see the addition of some additional, sought-after changes. When we have more information to share with you on 1.3 we will, in the meantime, please find below the list of fixes in 1.22:
– Improved Server Stability
– Adjusted handling of the Tiger attack chopper
– Increased delay for aiming reticule when going from movement to prone on all support weapons
– Adjusted deviation on MG36 and PKM to be in line with other support weapons
– Increased rpm from 600 to 900 on the P90
– Fixed Lock on error on certain Oil towers
– Fixed a Great Wall Exploit
– Fixed exploits on Dragon Valley and Karkand
* BF2s Website
* EAs FTP
According to a study at the Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia, video games are good at reducing pain, or distracting you from it. The study showed that Fighting and Sports games to be the most effective in taking your mind off the pain you may have. Continue reading Video Games are good for you.
With the success of Apples iTunes, Microsoft has decided to compete with a new service called Urge. Urge will offer over 2 million songs that can be purchased individually or as part of a subscription. This will not be compatible with the iPod.
For more Microsoft entertainment news.
Robert Fripp, guitarist and composer, from the band King Crimson could be found a few weeks back recording the soundtrack for the new Windows Operating System “Vista”. I found a Video of the session that you can view.
Watch Recording Session 25minutes:42seconds
Download Recording Session 94.1MB
The lawsuit against Sony for including rootkit software with its music CDs has been settled. The company agreed to compensate those who bought the CDs that had the XCP copy protection and provide them with utilities to uninstall the software from their computers. Buyers can exchange the XCP CDs for non-copy-protected versions, download free albums and/or receive a cash payment of $7.50 plus an album download. You have to return the XCP CD to Sony or send them your receipt where you returned it to a retailer.
More Information here
A while back Intel was sporting a new logo design as well as logo sticker designs for their products. They removed the images soon thereafter.
Funny thing about the new logo stickers for the new processors supporting dual core and single core processors, they did not have the name “Pentium” on them.
Check the new logo and the lack of Pentium.
Could Intel be moving on from the Pentium name that they have successfully stood behind around 13 years?
For the past few months, Ive contemplated whether I wanted an IPod or not. Ive been weighing how much it costs vs. how much I would use it. Right now, the time I would use it still doesnt seem to fit the price. I was reading news on the Internet the other day and ran across a new article that President Bush and VP Cheney have IPods. I quickly realized how square I really was.
ABC News Article
This is a time of year that many reflect on the year that passed, for me it is a time that I reflect upon my faith and the things that I may face in the future. For me the holiday is about Jesus and what he has done for me. Each of us here celebrate different things this time of year, but I wanted to share mine.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Well, if the rootkit wasnt enough for Sony to get into hot water, enter MediaMax. Another tool used by Sony to enforce DRM upon its customers. This time the software poses a MAJOR vulnerability allowing a hacker to take control of your PC.
Continue reading Sony does it again.
Wa-hoo! We now have a new game server for BF2!
Look for: |GRB| GamersRadio.com RANKED
It is a 24 player server on the 16 player maps, so we only need 6 people to get it started! Catch you on the battlefield Soldier!
You can catch the status or see if your favorite map is playing now by checking the BF2 server status above. Click the link under the ICON to see if your buds are online now!
At least to our United States Members.
I know that I am thankfull this holiday season. I ask you this question, how about you? I know if you are reading this, you have a few blessings whether you think of them or not. Happy Holidays.
Top publisher Electronic Arts has announced that it is the new holder of the rights to create videogames based on the hugely successful The Simpsons franchise, with a next-generation title already in the pipeline.
More can be found at www.gamesindustry.biz