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Doom 3 source code now available, gory customizations welcomed

Doom 3 source code now available, gory customizations welcomed

Doom for everyone. It's not a particularly festive message, but as promised earlier this week, the Doom 3 source code is now out on a general public license. Programming types can meddle with the game's inner workings as wintery temperatures force them to huddle close to the warm hum of excessive gaming rigs. Doom dad John Carmack announced the [...]

Google+ Hits 10 Million Users: Should Facebook Freak Out?

Google+ Hits 10 Million Users: Should Facebook Freak Out?

You know what's cool? A BILLION users. In just two weeks, Google+ has reached the 10 million user mark. For a tech company so used to losing the social media game, this could be its moment. Those numbers look like peanuts compared to Facebook's 750 million users, many of whom check in every day. But the site is expected to double in size by [...]

HOWTO: Become a Better Chess Player

HOWTO: Become a Better Chess Player

Learn how to play. You can't get better if you don't know the rules or how to move a piece correctly. Join a local chess club. Be social and free with chess. Don't make yourself feel good by playing people that clearly are worse than you. If you have to to make yourself feel better after a loss, chess is not the game for you. Learn the [...]

New Mortal Kombat!

Zombie Goro, Johnny Cage, and Sonya Fighting without your arms or head Words cant describe how much I want this game.

Brilliant scheme by Delta… I think students of economics will appreciate this

Brilliant scheme by Delta… I think students of economics will appreciate this

Collude with all of the other passengers to make it as high as possible. Beat them at their own game and see how quickly it gets dropped. (more…)

Must have Bug Out Bag item #19

Must have Bug Out Bag item #19

The Sven Saw is an ideal camping saw. I grew up watching my Dad use one to make short work of the tree limbs I dragged through the woods to the campsite. Now I take mine on every backpacking trip. It makes gathering firewood easier, because you don't have to search for logs you can break or hack through. Larger logs left by others or downed [...]

Blu-ray falls: HDCP key crack confirmed

Blu-ray falls: HDCP key crack confirmed

Intel has confirmed that the rumored master key crack for HDCP (the high-definition video "copy protection" used in Blu-Ray, high def consoles, and many game consoles) is real. Blu-Ray and other systems that rely on HDCP are now terminally compromised. As a practical matter, the most likely scenario for a hacker would be to create a computer chip [...]

HDCP master-key leaks, possible to make unrestricted Blu-ray recorders

HDCP master-key leaks, possible to make unrestricted Blu-ray recorders

Engadget reports that the master key that controls HDCP, the anti-copying system used to restrict the outputs of Blu-Ray boxes, set-top boxes, and many game systems, have been compromised and published. With these keys, knowledgeable users can make their own "source" and "sink" keys for devices that permit copying at full resolution -- which [...]