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Submission + - BOOM: Team Fortress 2, Oculus Rift, and Omnidirectional Treadmill Equal Big Fun (

MojoKid writes: The concept of gaming accessories may have just been taken to a whole new level. A company called Virtuix is developing the Omni, which is essentially a multidirectional treadmill that its creators call “a natural motion interface for virtual reality applications.” The company posted a video showing someone playing Team Fortress 2 and using the Omni along with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. You can see in the video how much running and movement this fellow performs. With something like the Omni in your living room, you'd likely get into pretty good shape in no time. Instead of Doritos and Mountain Dew, folks might have to start slamming back Power Bars and Gatorade for all night gaming sessions.

Submission + - Apple bans sale of comic book on all iOS app over explicit content (

RicardoGCE writes: Apple has banned all iOS apps from carrying Saga #12, a comic book created by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, and published by Image Comics. The reason for the ban is the depiction of oral sex appearing on the computer monitor that serves as the head of one of the characters. The content has been deemed pornographic, and sale of the comic has been blocked. Comixology will allow users to sync their purchases, however, so users of their app will be able to read the book on their i-devices, but they will not be able to buy it through the iOS version of the app.

Submission + - Adobe pulls Flash update support from Ninite.

Zaphod-AVA writes: Adobe has asked Ninite to stop providing updates for Flash Player.

Keeping Flash up to date is critical in maintaining a secure desktop. By removing Ninite's ability to support Flash, they are making desktops less secure, and perpetuating the malware industry's abuse of Adobe's product. Let's make Adobe aware that we want more good options for maintaining the security on the systems we support.

Adobe Security Issue Report Form


Comment Grammar? We don't need no steenkin' grammar! (Score 1) 149

Also debated is whether Armstrong meant to include 'a' before man, making the indefinite article 'man', which alludes to mankind, into a singular, 'a man', himself.

"Man" is a noun, not an article. The addition of the indefinite article "a" is the difference between a count noun ("a man") or a non-count noun ("man").

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