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Computers

Dear lord, I’d heard about the Microsoft IE8 vomiting advert but having just seen it… What possessed them to make that? May as well have just dropped the attempt at gross out comedy and gone with the simple “Internet Explorer … Continue reading

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Computers

It’s clever and yet still so simple – Corrupted-Files.com. “It will take your professor several hours if not days to notice your file is “unfortunately” corrupted. Use the time this website just bought you wisely and finish that paper!!!”

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Computers

Klingon Anti-Virus version of Sophos. “Our routine monitoring of sub-space transmissions alerted Sophos that the loss of the Klingon battlecruiser Klothos was not due to Romulan incursion into the Khitomer system, but a result of trying to remove VBS/PeachyPDF-A from … Continue reading

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Computers

Alternative To could be a useful site if you need a bit of software but are too skint to buy the professional packages. Could prove useful at work for me too, although thinking about it I might just end up … Continue reading

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Interesting

Couple of things some of you might find useful. First up, CHDK (via Bonus). You can use this to unlock more features on certain Canon cameras. The most useful is probably the ability to shoot pictures in RAW format rather … Continue reading

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In the news

Durham uni using Half-Life game engine to look at how people act in a fire drill. It’s a bit pointless as we all know how people act when the fire alarm goes off. First they sit there for 30 seconds … Continue reading

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Gaming and depression?

Time spent playing MMORPs linked to depression. “This could mean that highly active players get more depressed or that depressed people are more likely to be active role players.” I would imagine the later of those (and they should probably … Continue reading

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Computers

Fake or not? Hardcore Tetris player.

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End of an era for me

It’s a sad week for me. After almost four years, I’ve canceled my subscription to CoX. “What’s CoX?” I hear you ask. It’s the abbreviation generally used when referring to the combined games City of Heroes and City of Villains. … Continue reading

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Computers

One man, 36 World of Warcraft accounts, over $5700 a year to play. Nothing like having a good obsession to waste all your time and money on.

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