netbuzz writes: "How far can you drive after the the fuel-tank warning light has come on? The question has dogged car owners since the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford's assembly line. Now a new crowdsourcing Web site hopes to harness the input — as well as the courage — of the masses to get a good answer for every make and model.
PenguinX writes: Toys for Bob recently strongly hinted at a possibility for a new Star Control II sequel, as well as the possibility of it being released via the XBox arcade. For all those who haven't enjoyed one of the the greatest games of all time you can freely do so at the open source version of the same game, StarCon 2.
cyrus_zuo writes: "Game Tunnel has published the
June Independent Video
Game round-up, the latest in their long-running Famitsu-styled panels that review all the newest Indie PC games. The 10 games reviewed this month
include the shooter Jets'n'Guns Gold, an ecologically focused sim called Venture Arctic and a political sim called PeaceMaker that challenges players to bring peace to the Middle-East. This is the last panel for former Avault Editor-in-Chief Brian Clair as well as founding panel member Mike Hommel. Derek Yu of Tigsource and Greg Costikyan of Manifesto Games join the panel in July."
Kobayashi Maru writes: A guided tour of the iPhone is now available on Apple's website. The video demonstrates, in some detail, the call/phonebook interface, web browsing, messaging, email, and other features. While it doesn't answer many of the technical questions raised here on Slashdot, it does provide a very interesting overview of the forthcoming iPhone.
Stuart Staniford writes: "Something you'll never hear about in the news...Saudi Arabia cannot produce at any higher of a rate than it is right now and that's why we're in Iraq...to make sure we can get our hands on what's left and maintain our lifestyle and access to cheap energy.