The good folks at SiteAdvisor have put in a good bit of work in checking 140,000 downloads from over a million sites to find and rate the “best of the worst” sites and downloads when it comes to adware.Read More »SiteAdvisor samples nearly 150,000 downloads for malware
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Any counterstrike player will be familiar with the experience of joining a server, loading up the map, and seeing a few changes. Like seeing aÂ massive floating banner for whatever clan it is that runs the server. Normally these are just a minor irritation.Read More »Valve gets hot over in-game ads
Microsoft’s Kevin Collins was surprised as a HD-DVD player he was demoing failed to work at CES yesterday. Of course, this isn’t the first time a Microsoft executive has been embarrassed at a tech demo (thanks to the ever-keen-to-bash-MS users at /. for the link!).Read More »HD-DVD tech demo fails at CES
The folks at Microsoft’s “Linux and Open SourceÂ Lab” have done a ‘study‘ (and I use the term as loosely as possible here) to “dispel the myth that Linux will run on legacy hardware”. They claim their sudy shows more or less that Windows runs as well asÂ Linux on legacy hardware. Interesting.Read More »Microsoft releases more propaganda; some surprised
“…I got a new joystick and keyboard.” Yes folks, though it may not sound like much, I have in fact got a couple of decent… Read More »“The gaming world was turned on it's head today, as…”