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March 4, 2011 By Justin Amberson

Reach Clockalypse Free

Control the power weapons in Halo: Reach! Ever wonder why you're always getting sniped in the face or getting annihilated with the...

February 2, 2010 By John Tabernik

Spin the Bottle '09

A virtual update of the classic Spin the Bottle game. The interface is very responsive and simulates your interaction with a real...

February 1, 2010 By John Tabernik

Slide It: Fun Tile Sliding Puzzle

Slide It is a virtual update of the classic sliding tile puzzle. Slide It features 3 levels of difficulty (3x3, 4x4, and 5x5), a game...

July 15, 2008 by

Windows Update versus Ubuntu Update

A few months ago, Steve Ballmer publicly noted that Windows Vista was “a work in progress.” That inspired a predictable outpouring of Vista-bashing. After all, look how many updates Windows Vista has had since it was first released. Obviously, it was a disaster, or there would have been no need for that many updates, right? Why couldn’t Microsoft get it right the first time? The reality? All modern operating systems used as mainstream business and consumer platforms are “works in progress” and require frequent updates to fix bugs and resolve security issues (and occasionally to add features). That point became abundantly clear to me over the weekend as I updated a pair of Linux-based virtual machines. Want to guess how many updates each one required after only 51 days?

January 31, 2008 by

Update released for Gnome Linux desktop

The Gnome project has released the first test version of the Gnome 2.22 desktop this week, with changes including a new Web-browser engine, updates for virtual network computer and accessibility, and a new file system.

September 24, 2007 by

Update: Boeing virtual fence "unusable"

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) virtual fence project, being built by Boeing, has failed an initial set of tests, according to the Associated Press:Because of a software glitch, the first high-tech "virtual fence" on the nation's borders remains inoperable, three months after its scheduled debut."The integration of all the systems into a common operating picture continues to be the challenge," said Homeland Security spokesman Russ Knocke.

February 27, 2007 by

Adobe Engage: Virtual Ubiquity - BuzzWord (Updated with screenshots)

They're saving the best demos for last, and Virtual Ubiquity's word processor application, BuzzWord, looks like an awesome application. It's a web based word processor built using Flex 2. Rich text has always bee a knock for Flash, but these guys have built an app that handles text resizing, embedding assets into the document and making sure fonts are displayed cleanly. Google Docs, eat your heart out.

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