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Forum: Article Discussion Today, 10:16
Replies: 3
Views: 48
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
YouTube is already available on both the Xbox 360...

YouTube is already available on both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One as a native app, so I'm guessing they'll be pretty sanguine about the whole thing.
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 10:05
Replies: 13
Views: 94
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
There are laws - Computer Misuse Act 1990...

There are laws - Computer Misuse Act 1990 (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/18/contents) is the most pertinent - but they wouldn't see the player as the victim. As a result, the company that...
Forum: Hardware Today, 09:56
Replies: 21,197
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 938,352
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Same rule-of-thumb as advice and advise: one is...

Same rule-of-thumb as advice and advise: one is the thing itself, the other one is doing the thing. "I advised George; I gave George advice. He practised his grammar; with practice, his grammar will...
Forum: Hardware Today, 09:43
Replies: 21,197
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 938,352
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Loath. Loathe means you hate something: "I loathe...

Loath. Loathe means you hate something: "I loathe scissor-switch keyboards." Loath means you are reluctant to do something: "I'm loath to switch to scissor-switch keyboards." Sorry, pet peeve.
...
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 09:39
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
GOG.com starts supporting Linux

Adds 50 games for Linux to its catalogue.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/25/gog-com-starts-supporting-linux/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 09:38
Replies: 3
Views: 33
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Bungie opens Destiny beta to all

Apart from PC gamers, that is.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/25/bungie-destiny-beta/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 09:28
Replies: 3
Views: 48
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Google buys Twitch in $1B deal

So say anonymous sources, anyway.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/25/google-buys-twitch/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 09:12
Replies: 13
Views: 94
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
MP calls for MMO crimes to have real-life punishments

World of Warcraft player on the warpath.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/25/mike-weatherley/1
Forum: Hardware Today, 08:47
Replies: 21,197
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 938,352
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Got more than usual to do today, so I'm back on a...

Got more than usual to do today, so I'm back on a normal keyboard. And, I'm ashamed to say, it's a massive, massive relief. I'm really not sure the TypeMatrix is going to be for me, purported health...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 22:15
Replies: 26
Views: 460
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Sounds like you need a Surface Pro.

Sounds like you need a Surface Pro.
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 16:35
Replies: 15
Views: 223
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Somewhere, I have a Saitek (I think) joystick...

Somewhere, I have a Saitek (I think) joystick that's rather neat: in one mode, it's a joystick with a surprising number of buttons and a kinda-sorta-HAT on the base; split it in half and discard the...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 11:27
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Sony agrees to $15M settlement for 2011 PSN outage

More free games to placate US users.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/24/sony-agrees-to-15m-settlement-for-2011-psn/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 11:25
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Microsoft denies Xbox Music, Video closure plans

Alive and well, says Belfiore.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/07/24/xbox-music-video/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 11:00
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Apple OS X Yosemite beta launching today

Free release a considerable shift.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/07/24/apple-yosemite-beta/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:34
Replies: 15
Views: 223
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Valve redesigns the Steam controller once again

Adds an analogue stick.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/07/24/valve-steam-controller/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 09:27
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
EA has apparently decided it's too much work to...

EA has apparently decided it's too much work to verify that people have a physical copy of the game, so The Sims 2 Ultimate Edition is now completely free for everyone. Add it to your Origin basket,...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 08:15
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Same could be said for DoubleFine, and look what...

Same could be said for DoubleFine, and look what happened there: they raised far more than their target, then turned around and said it wasn't enough. (Not saying that'll happen with Obduction, but...
Forum: General 23rd Jul 2014, 21:39
Replies: 411
Views: 58,497
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I was supposed to be reading Console Wars next,...

I was supposed to be reading Console Wars next, but I've been distracted by a collection of short stories by Harlan Ellison from the Humble eBook Bundle. Sorry, as the ePub metadata would have it,...
Forum: Software 23rd Jul 2014, 21:35
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I can remember when Norton came in a big yellow...

I can remember when Norton came in a big yellow box with a picture of Peter on all sides, and was actually pretty good. I used to swear by Norton Utilities.
Forum: Hardware 23rd Jul 2014, 15:52
Replies: 21,197
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 938,352
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Oh, god, this is doing my nut in. How long before...

Oh, god, this is doing my nut in. How long before it stops feeling like I'm going to die every time I type more than a sentence? I should have opted for the Dvorak layout cover, it couldn't have been...
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Jul 2014, 14:01
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I've only backed a few projects on Kickstarter,...

I've only backed a few projects on Kickstarter, but they all have something in common: failure is highly unlikely. One was a hand-held console that already existed in prototype form, meaning it just...
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Jul 2014, 11:46
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Square Enix-themed Humble Bundle launches

Mix of recent and classic titles.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/23/square-enix-themed-humble-bundle-launches/1
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Jul 2014, 11:43
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
UK government formally adopts ODF, PDF, HTML

No more reliance on Microsoft Word.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/07/23/uk-gov-standards/1
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Jul 2014, 11:22
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Areal Kickstarter suspended over fraud concerns

Purported Putin letter the final straw.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/23/areal-suspended/1
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Jul 2014, 11:04
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
EA delays Battlefield Hardline, Dragon Age: Inquisition

Even as it reports bumper earnings.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/23/bfh-dai-delayed/1
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