Thursday, May 29, 2008
What happens when you put twin 400 lb-thrust LOX-Alcohol rocket engines on the back of a LongEZ? You get EZ-ROCKET, a manned, flying rocket powered airplane that has flown under rocket power 26 times. Developed in house by XCOR Aerospace as a technology demonstrator, it is the pre-cursor to the Rocket Racer planes that are now in development. For more information visit www.xcor.com.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Thursday, May 22, 2008
After a botched attempt to acquire Yahoo!, Microsoft unveiled a not-desperate-attempt-to-wrest-search-crown-from-Google plan: bribe people to use its Live Search.
The program, called Live Search Cashback, will give refunds to folks who will use the search engine to buy stuff.
Maybe they should pay people to use Vista too.
Sunday, May 18, 2008
Monday, May 12, 2008
Thursday, May 8, 2008
It seems Ubisoft will remove the DirectX 10.1 support for the upcoming PC game Assasin's Creed because it causes instabilities in DX10-only cards (read: Nvidia's, as ATI/AMD's 3000 series cards support it). Ubisoft will apparent issue a part to to remove the instability (more like appease Nvidia, if you'd ask me). This is really sad, as Creed is a very nice game (I have the PS3 version). Tsk tsk.
Read it here