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Comment: It does work (Score 2, Informative) 511 511

First - if it's working correctly you shouldn't even notice it. Second, Sanyo has been doing this for a few years in their projectors. The yellow panel helps warm up the color range and keep your tv's backlight from getting too far in the blue range. Read Sanyo's whitepaper: Alternatively try searching for Sanyo Quadrive

Google Docs Replaces OpenOffice In Ubuntu Netbook Edition 298 298

uneuser writes "Digitizor reports that the Ubuntu developers have dropped OpenOffice from the default installation of Ubuntu Netbook Edition (UNE) 10.04 and replaced it with Google Docs. Documents in Ubuntu Netbook Edition will now be opened in Google Docs by default."

DX11 Tested Against DX9 With Dirt 2 Demo 201 201

MojoKid writes "The PC demo for Codemasters' upcoming DirectX 11 racing title, Dirt 2, has just hit the web and is available for download. Dirt 2 is a highly-anticipated racing sim that also happens to feature leading-edge graphic effects. In addition to a DirectX 9 code path, Dirt 2 also utilizes a number of DirectX 11 features, like hardware-tessellated dynamic water, an animated crowd and dynamic cloth effects, in addition to DirectCompute 11-accelerated high-definition ambient occlusion (HADO), full floating-point high dynamic range (HDR) lighting, and full-screen resolution post processing. Performance-wise, DX11 didn't take its toll as much as you'd expect this early on in its adoption cycle." Bit-tech also took a look at the graphical differences, arriving at this conclusion: "You'd need a seriously keen eye and brown paper envelope full of cash from one of the creators of Dirt 2 to notice any real difference between textures in the two versions of DirectX."

Comment: Re:Stealth Technology is Too Dangerous (Score 1) 622 622

I would never presume to give up our nuclear submarines! I was inferring that Stealth Technology is is too dangerous! We need all the nukes we can get to fend off the enemy. However, if we hide all of our nukes, how will the enemy even know we have them? I say show them off!! By the way, the entire idea of my post was intended with the utmost sarcasm. Don't turn me into a troll!

Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images. -- Jean Cocteau