News Archive

October 2004

20 October

Google Desktop Search

Google Desktop Search is how our brains would work if we had photographic memories. It's a desktop search application that provides full text search over your email, computer files, chats, and the web pages you've viewed. By making your computer searchable, Google Desktop Search puts your information easily within your reach and frees you from having to manually organize your files, emails, and bookmarks.
Find out more here.

Quake II.NET

In July 2003, Vertigo Software, Inc. released Quake II .NET, a port of the C-language based engine to Visual C++ with a .NET managed heads-up display. Their point was to show that one can easily port a large amount of C code to C++, and then run the whole application as a managed .NET application using the Microsoft Common Language Runtime (CLR) without noticeable performance delays.
Read more here.

12 October

OpenXDK Xbox Development Kit

"OpenXDK is an Open Source, Free, Legal Xbox Development Kit. OpenXDK is being developed to facilitate hobbyist and "homebrew" coding for the Microsoft XBox." Learn more here.

9 October

Top 20 Computer Threats Unveiled

Issued by the respected Sans Institute, the Top 20 list helps organisations find out if they are closing the most commonly exploited loopholes.
Read more here.

New DirectX 9.0 SDK Released

A new DirectX SDK has been released.
Click here to read more and to download.

4 October

Contact Page Working : An Embarrassing Moment

I found out today that my contact page was not working. I was starting to get extremely worried as I was not receiving any e-mail. I apologize profusely to anyone that has tried to send an e-mail since the site has been updated to one without frames. Please send me any feedback that you may have on the new look of the website and on the new tutorials. I am very interested in what you think. You can send an e-mail on the Contact Page.

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