FLAC support on a portable music player has existed for years - The S9 from iAudio supported loads of formats, and the sound quality was superb.
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"On Friday 3rd June, unauthorised entry was gained to our Codemasters.com
website. As soon as the intrusion was detected, we immediately took
codemasters.com and associated web services offline in order to prevent
any further intrusion.
During the days since the attack we have conducted a thorough
investigation in order to ascertain the extent and scope of the breach
and have regrettably discovered that the intruder was able to gain
access to the following:
Access to the Codemasters corporate website and sub-domains.
DiRT 3 VIP code redemption page
Access to the DiRT 3 VIP code redemption page.
The Codemasters EStore
We believe the following have been compromised: Customer names and
addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, encrypted passwords and
order history. Please note that no personal payment information was
stored with Codemasters as we use external payment providers, meaning
your payment details were not at risk from this intrusion.
Codemasters CodeM database
Members' names, usernames, screen names, email addresses, date of birth,
encrypted passwords, newsletter preferences, any biographies entered by
users, details of last site activity, IP addresses and Xbox Live
Gamertags are all believed to have been compromised.
Whilst we do not have confirmation that any of this data was actually
downloaded onto an external device, we have to assume that, as access
was gained, all of these details were compromised and/or stolen.
The Codemasters.com website will remain offline for the foreseeable
future with all Codemasters.com traffic re-directed to the Codemasters
Facebook page instead. A new website will launch later in the year""
I meant MOO not MoM
Truth is, I dropped all of the games that simulate real work. Big surprise, I have a full-time job. It's unfortunately because I really used to like the Master of Orion series, and number three was fantastic.
Ah... what?! I'm sure that must be a mistake. You mean MoM 2 not 3. Three was one of the very worst games I've ever bought. It was diabolically bad.
The main problem the Eurozone faces is that it didn't stick to it's guns in the first place when introducing new member states. All new countries were supposed to reach a certain financial position in relation to overall spending and income and maintain it. Some countries such as Greece basically said 'Sure Thing Boss', frigged the figures, and then continued to overspend. The Eurozone failed to do sufficient due-diligence when allowing these countries to join. Even some of the original countries such as Italy are flouting the rules.
I had this problem at one time. Used the free version of NetSurveyor. Found out which channels were being used and manually set the router to a different one.
Well I'd love to try this, but with up to 7 hour queues on the European servers (and this is the week before the full release), you've got more chance of your monitor flying out the window.
Ok so I can't even manage to get the title right.
Orange it should be.
Orange UK exiles Firefox from call centres.
250 quid threat sends rogue reps back to IE6
Anrew Lipson has built a web page in his site about Mathematical LEGO(R) Sculptures he made, even if he admits they weren't constructed entirely without computer assistance.
Those sculptures are also documented with photos and Lego Draw and CAD
By the way, I'd suggest you to check whether your children are already building such things out of Lego bricks."
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"Now I know I'm going to be chastised for saying this, so I might as well get it out in the open: Ubuntu needs to be more user-friendly. Although the operating system has a beautiful interface, and is quite easy to use -even for those who have never tried, or even seen Linux before-it is still really difficult to get things up-and-running when you encounter a small glitch.""