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King’s Quest III Remake Released

Beetle B. writes “Not being content with remaking Sierra’s King’s Quest I, King’s Quest II and Quest for Glory II, the Anonymous Game Developers Interactive have released a remake of King’s Quest III. Sure, the graphics may not appeal to the young’uns out there, but it’s the gameplay that matters, right? Last year, after several legal battles, another game in the King’s Quest series made by fans was released (with more episodes to come). And did I (more…)

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  • Barence writes “Motion-sensing golf game controllers that appeared 20 years before the Nintendo Wii and the 1980s handheld console that operated on solar power are just two of the gems unearthed in this article about retro gaming secrets. Davey Winder has delved into his extensive personal collection of retro hardware to unveil the first handheld console to play ’3D games’ from 1983, the ‘the most realistic “gun” game controller ever produced’ from (more…)

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  • Wine 1.2 Released

    David Gerard writes “Stuck with that one Windows app you can’t get rid of? Rejoice — Wine 1.2 is officially released! Apart from running pretty much any Windows application on Unix better than 1.0 (from 2008), major new features include 64-bit support, bi-directional text, and translation into thirty languages. And, of course, DirectX 9 is well-supported and DirectX 10 is getting better. Packages should hit the distros over the weekend, or you (more…)

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  • Gnome 2.30 Released

    Hypoon writes “The GNOME out is proud to launch this further variant of the GNOME desktop ecosystem and developer dais. Amidst the hundreds of beat it fixes and user-requested improvements, GNOME 2.30 has some extraordinarily identifiable changes: altered features representing advanced register manipulation, mastery outlying desktop sample, easier notes synchronization and a unspecifically smoother purchaser episode. Learn more with respect to GNOME (more…)

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  • SolarPHP 1.0 Released

    HvitRavn writes “SolarPHP 1.0 competent was released sooner than Paul M. Jones today. SolarPHP is an practice framework and library, and is a grave contender alongside Zend Framework, Symphony, and correspond to frameworks. SolarPHP has in the fresh years been the issue of tempestuous contention in the PHP community rightful to irksome benchmark results posted on Paul M. Jones’ blog.”

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  • OpenSSH 5.4 Released

    HipToday writes “As posted on the OpenBSD Roll, OpenSSH 5.4 has been released: ‘Some highlights of this put out are the disabling of covenant 1 through non-fulfilment, certificate authentication, a changed “netcat standard operating procedure,” numberless changes on the sftp mask (both patron and server) and a garnering of assorted bugfixes. The recent unfetter can already be establish on a pre-eminently a free gang of mirrors and of assuredly on (more…)

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  • Nmap 5.20 Released

    ruphus13 writes “Nmap has a different put out missing, and it’s a greater lone. It includes a GUI front-end called Zenmap, and, according to the put, ‘Network admins on no misgiving be lively to learn that Nmap is from time to time prepared to tag Snow Leopard systems, Android Linux smartphones, and Chumbies, in the midst other OSes that Nmap can straight away occasionally tag. This launch also brings an additional 31 Nmap Scripting Machine scripts, (more…)

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  • Mozilla Thunderbird 3 Released

    supersloshy writes Today Mozilla released Thunderbird 3. Myriad chic features are ready, including Tabs and enhanced search features, a intelligence archive also in behalf of emails you don’t neediness to blot out but serene hunger to disallow, Firefox 3′s improved Add-ons Supervisor, Personas reinforcement, and innumerable other improvements. Download here.”

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  • openSUSE 11.2 Released

    An anonymous reader tips story that openSUSE 11.2 has reached its endorsed freeing. You can get it from their download announce, or at most capture the torrents (32-bit, 64-bit). “openSUSE 11.2 desire in with the latest rendition 2.6.31 of the Linux pip, the beating middle of every openSUSE technique. The come up short case methodology of openSUSE ordain be switched to the fresh Ext4 as beyond the shadow of a doubt. Of movement, openSUSE when one (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes “Nine weeks after Moxie Marlinspike presented at Defcon 17, null-prefix certificates that achievement the SSL certificate vulnerability are start to manifest. Yesterday, someone posted a null-prefix certificate on www.paypal.com on the full-disclosure mailing directory. In conjunction with sslsniff, this certificate can be employed to arrest communication to PayPal from all clients using the Windows Crypto API, in regard (more…)

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