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Comment: Re:Sounds like most "1st Gen" tech. (Score 1) 762

by El_Smack (#33195696) Attached to: Just One Out of 16 Hybrids Pays Back In Gas Savings

Yes and no. I believe plug-in hybrids are the best vehicle for the near future, but they are more of an incremental improvement, not a radical improvement over existing cars.

Correct, which is why it will be the 3rd and 4th gen hybrid that will be the game changer. Would you like to change your reply to "Yes and Yes" now? :-)


+ - 1UP's Top 10 WTF moments of 2006

Submitted by MasterPoof
MasterPoof (876056) writes "From Scott Sharkey 1UP's Top 10 : "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, but mostly, it was the what the f***iest of times. Barely a day went by this year when something absoludicrous didn't assault us from our own news page. Given the relentless march of progressively more insane events and the dilated nature of internet time some of this stuff has already begun to fade from collective memory. But it happened, no matter how much the shriveled rational halves of our brains try to tell us that it didn't." Though must of you probably know what half of these already are, its still worth a read (or at the very least a cheap laugh)."
The Internet

+ - Internet Nostalgia Day

Submitted by
Victor Hugo Castro
Victor Hugo Castro writes "I was reminiscing through and was wondering, "Wouldn't it be great if we had a Internet Nostalgia Day?" A day where major websites would display their old websites to give users a feeling of nostalgia. I propose August 6th in honor of Tim Berners-Lee and CERN's first website. What do slahsdot readers think?"
Emulation (Games)

+ - ZSNES 1.50 released

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Anonymous Coward
Anonymous Coward writes "After two years, the popular open source emulator ZSNES has finally been updated to 1.50. There are tons of fixes and new features including emulation of Top Gear 3000, updated movie support, and removal of old hacks. A full list of changes can be found here."

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