Tag: Doom

Hardware Accelerated Doom Comes To Palm Pre

  The major downside of the Palm Pre was its lack of hardware acceleration.  Although the Pre has the same processor configuration as the iPhone 3GS, WebOS has not allowed access to api’s necessary to accelerate 3D games, until now.  With the release of WebOS1.3.5 developers now have access to what is called the Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL).  This allows people the ability to make such games as Doom possible on the Pre’s hardware.

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Finally We Get What We Pay For, Buy Now, Watch Now From Amazon

  You know when you buy a DVD and want to watch it on the go, you rip the DVD and then move it to your iPod or a hard drive so you can have it when and where you want it.  That practice is technically illegal because the movie industry doesn’t get it.  So in walks some people who do get it; Amazon.  They are now offering on select titles the ability to instantly stream a DVD or Blue-ray you purchased before you even receive it.  

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