Open Warfare 2 builds upon the success of last year’s Worms: Open
Warfare. In addition to the classic Deathmatch mode, the game also includes robust new single and multiplayer modes such as Rope Race,
Fort, Puzzle and Campaign modes that challenge players to use new strategies and teamwork to defeat their enemies. The new Firing Range allows gamers to test their weapons skills, including 11 new weapons like the Bunker Buster and Buffalo of Lies as well as classics such as the Super Sheep, Concrete Donkey and the Holy Hand Grenade. Gamers that take the battle online will be able to demonstrate their Worms combat prowess with daily updated stats and leaderboards on the official Worms website. Players will also enjoy the new, in-depth customization options including custom landscape and team flag editors in addition to modified hats, tombstones and victory dances for their worm teams.
Server problems have been preventing some users from automatically downloading the patches from Microsoft’s website, another Microsoft official added.
This hybrid model will allow Dark Horse to sidestep the 30 percent cut taken by Apple for sales made through the iPad maker’s in-app payments channel. Apple’s iron grip on digital publishing has irritated some magazine publishers, who want greater flexibility to sell subscriptions through iTunes and balk at Apple’s large cut of sales. By harnessing sales from its own web store to iOS and Android apps, Dark Horse could have hit upon a winning strategy for Comics 2.0.
“To leave a tip, just dip your card into the DipJar, pull it out, and wait for the confirmation sound. Simple as that,” according to the company’s website.
NOTE: In the week or so after this published, Jonathan Eisen was inspired to substantially complete the job of assembling his father’s publications at Mendeley. See my short follow-up post here.
The plaintiffs are seeking a court judgment declaring that their use of the devices to record programs and skip over commercials is entirely legal.
Ulysses documents are organized by projects, which are containers for your individual documents. In a bit of a twist, documents aren’t just flat text files, they can also contain separate notes, which can be anything from a list to an outside document. The Ulysses interface cordons off the notes, displaying the main text of your file in the center and the notes to the right.
AndroidandMe has also done a GPU comparison for some of the leading smartphones. The Motorola Droid’s Texas Instrument chip can handle 7 million triangles per second, while the iPHone 3G S which has a 600 MHz Cortex-A8 with PowerVR SGX535 GPU can clock up to 28 million triangles a second–all of which shows the Samsung Galaxy S has the bragging rights for now.
“Comics Pipeline answers the long-time question, ‘What is the next step in the evolution of comics in today’s digital age?'” Simon told Wired.com. “If you had to reinvent the comic book industry today, how should it be done? Readers nowadays want more than panels on a page…. They want exclusive insights into the creative process, the ability to pull up content on the run.”
I am delighted to hear that downloaded music did not cause the plight of the music industry last year (Report Refutes Anti-Trade Debate, May 3, 2002).
Hear books from Hyperion: Hyperion and Time Warner Trade Publishing will launch an audio and e-book division in the fall of 2001. The new line will consist of 10 to 12 lead titles from the print list, allowing the publisher to coordinate the marketing and packaging of the audio book versions of its best-selling authors with that of their print editions.
One morning at the conference, I overhear a TI tell another that she was planning to “get” her perpetrators. “What do you mean?” The other woman asks.
Since 9/11, our nation has been obsessed with air-travel security. Terrorist attacks from the air have been the threat that looms largest in Americans’ minds. As a result, we’ve wasted millions on misguided programs to separate the regular travelers from the suspected terrorists – money that could have been spent to actually make us safer.
And yet, Trump is a different kind of candidate. He has become a particularly divisive figure among tech elites, particularly for his stance on immigration. In recent years, tech leaders like Mark Zuckerberg have emerged as some of the most outspoken advocates and lobbyists for immigration reform. During Facebook’s recent F8 conference, Zuckerberg alluded to Trump, saying, “I hear fearful voices calling for building walls. Instead of building walls, we can help people build bridges.”
“Spammers and geeks are managing to do to China’s people what the government has attempted but been unable to do,” said Mike Markham, an English language teacher in Beijing. “We are slowly being cut off from participating in the most democratic system ever developed -– e-mail.”
There’s no sure way to avoid getting stuck with a losing gadget, but you can do a few things. One is just to be patient. The longer you wait, the less you’ll probably have to spend to satisfy your gadget lust.
Coding on Popcorn began in June 2010 and it was released in November, so it’s still in the kernel stage. But ITVs’ Meschery notes during Thursday’s hackathon that Popcorn is more than just an online version of Pop Up Video. Even in it’s rudimentary stages, Popcorn, when used judiciously, isn’t as distracting to the online video experience as one might think.
Kevin Monaghan, an NBC vice president who is directing the company’s online Games effort, said that the network is busy trying to find a new partner now that Quokka has perished. “We have spoken to about three dozen companies at various levels,” he said, “and we were discussing various levels of participation. We’ve narrowed it down to two or three who can give us excellent distribution.”