Respond in print. Use 6pt Brush Script, in green, on red paper.
You're assuming that anyone smart enough to create a slate-cleaner virus is also smart enough to know better.
Unfortunately, the article proves you wrong.
I'm sure the pirates will rise to the challenge. Coming next: Xbox to PC pirate port.
-With- extended graphical config menu and customisable controls. Out of spite.
Today's daily deal on Steam is: Day of Defeat.
Couldn't have made a better choice myself.
Not in Oneiric.
Actually, the Unity's problem is exactly the opposite. Functionality/eyecandy is just fine assuming polish is there, too. As is, Unity looks acceptable and gets the job done (IMHO), but it is also buggy to the point of uselessness. Note that not all the bugs are necessarily Unity's fault: 1) project at work (OpenGL) + 2) Unity's compositing + 3) NVidia drivers on the Quadra I have to use = can't do work. Given that I absolutely need 1 and 3, Unity has to go.
Strangely, enough, I have no problems with plain Compiz. Dunno what else Unity is doing, but I suspect the transparent overlay doesn't come for free.
They're not losing touch with their roots. They lost it a long time ago, so I don't really understand the point of complaining about Rage and Skyrim. It's a bit late for that.
Losing touch with its roots? What roots? Morrowind was released for PC and Xbox. That was one of its important selling points. All subsequent Bethesda RPGs followed suit.
for something more useful than Starcraft
If you think you need more CPU for desktop than for gaming, you are doing something seriously wrong, no matter how many VMs you use. Seriously, check the hardware requirements for, say, Starcraft 2. It totally owned my machine before I last upgraded. The same machine that practically flies for development, VMs and computational fluid dynamics. Yes, it uses on-access virus scanning and W7.
There's your problem. VMs are big. Swapping to hard disk is slow. More CPU won't help. You need more RAM.
Either that or your antivirus is crap; on-access scanning will spam your hard disk with seeks. No CPU will help you with that.
I've recently switched from all-nvidia to AMD GPUs and was pleasantly surprised when the drivers horror story just didn't happen. Aparently the monthly release cycle did wonders for them, both on Windows and Linux.
I see your point. It won't fool the people who use common sense but it -will- fool the people who use the same software.
Or it can be used as a training tool for would-be impersonators.
And how do you secure the electronic device that generated the code in the first place?
You give it a phaser and combat training.
Well, EA games cost 100 times more.
Games that were relatively cheap to make and are (in my subjective opinion) incredibly entertaining are not hard to find. Recent examples, off the top of my head: Terraria, Star Ruler, Chime, Eufloria, Recettear.
I can easily imagine an example of someone with a Samsung tablet visiting a museum and being able to download a 'guide' application, despite the fact that the museum doesn't actually offer one.