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Submission + - Hotmail to simulate some of Gmail's features (

Dreth writes: "While most e-mail providers offer more or less the same basic features, Gmail has been a mainstay since its introduction with its speed and flexibility. Yesterday Microsoft announced that it is looking to improve its own e-mail service by "borrowing" some of Gmail's features, adding some more original ones as well as adding some of Outlook's."

Submission + - Duke Nukem Forever: Hands-On ( 1

Stenchwarrior writes: Yes, it's quite obvious the developers working to bring back Duke Nukem are well aware the long-overdue follow-up to 1996's Duke Nukem 3D has become a running joke in the gaming biz. From game engine changes to staff downsizing to a studio closure, it appeared one of the most beloved video game characters from the '90s was never to return.

Not so. to celebrate the upcoming launch of Duke Nukem Forever — at a Las Vegas gentlemen's club, no less — to offer journalists hands-on time with the first 90-odd minutes of the single-player campaign.

Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in the world that just don't add up.