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December 19, 2007

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NASA finds “Death Star” galaxy—complete with energy weapons

Posted: 18 Dec 2007 03:40 PM CST

Ultimate Time-Lapse Photography How-To [Digg]

Posted: 18 Dec 2007 11:44 AM CST

Guide that covers the gear you’ll need, the software to use, and how to do it.

BREAKING: All PS1 Games (discs included) Now Playable on PSP [Digg]

Posted: 18 Dec 2007 09:35 AM CST

With today’s PS3 firmware 2.10 update and PSP firmware 3.80 update, Sony has secretly updated the Remote Play functionality to allow playing of all PSone downloadable games AS WELL AS PS1 ORIGINAL DISCS! Straight to the source on the Playstation Forums. This is really interesting tech news!

Icelandic woman shackled at JFK for overstaying visa [Digg]

Posted: 18 Dec 2007 02:14 AM CST

Lillendahl was arrested at JFK and interrogated for two days. During that time, she was held in a cell, had her hands and feet chained, was not permitted to call relatives and was even denied food and drink for a period of time. Now the Government of Iceland has asked US Ambassadors to explain the incident.

Pownce Mobile Now Live! [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 09:29 PM CST

Pownce now has a full featured Mobile site for use with mobile devices. Looks great on the iPhone!

Open Letter on Being a Video Game Fanboy [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 08:46 PM CST

Very good write-up about fanboyism and video games. Should read if you’re a fan or gamer in general!

BioShock Rated Game of the Year [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 05:59 PM CST

Halo 3 got rated as the most overrated game. Check it out.

Police Arrest CBC Journalist, Take Camera for Filming Them [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 03:44 PM CST

Errm… is Blackwater training the cops in Winnipeg? “CBC reporters were in the area following a different story. When police began arriving, the cameraman began rolling. Police instructed him to turn off the camera, then moved in, said CBC reporter Gosia Sawicka… the cameraman was formally charged with obstructing a peace officer.”

Gaming Mag Graveyard! Ten Magazines that didn’t last a year [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 02:16 PM CST

They couldn’t find readers. They couldn’t find advertising. Or maybe they just couldn’t find a clue. Games.net counts down game media’s biggest print flops.

BBC Launches iPLayer for MAC and Linux [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 01:25 PM CST

A streaming version of the BBC’s iPlayer online TV on-demand service has been launched for Windows, MAC and Linux.

Paper: disregard for customers, DMCA led to Sony CD rootkit [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 12:50 PM CST

A new paper revisits the Sony rootkit debacle, trying to understand how Sony BMG decided to pack its CDs with two problematic forms of copy protection. Did Sony make an honest mistake or take a calculated risk?

Survey says … Linux desktop is ever more popular [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 09:05 AM CST

More people are using the Linux desktop than ever, and many of them, according to the Linux Foundation survey, are using it in small businesses.

The Great Switch: Vista to Ubuntu (100%) [Digg]

Posted: 17 Dec 2007 12:53 AM CST

…now it looks like a hybrid between Leopard and Vista. So what else I can ask for?

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