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Submission + - Raspberry PI outperforms Tegra 2 & doubles Iph (eurogamer.net)

Azmodan writes: Anticipation for the launch of the Raspberry Pi $25 PC continues to grow as its launch window gets ever closer. Over the past few months it has been surprising to see what the tiny machine is capable of. It features an advanced graphics core that outperforms the GPU in iPhone 4S by a factor of two to one "across a range of content", according to claims made by the manufacturer ".

Complete article needs user registration : http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/digitalfoundry-inside-raspberry-pi


Submission + - Ubisoft Blames Piracy for Non-Release of PC Game (torrentfreak.com) 2

Azmodan writes: Ubisoft is known for laying the blame for many problems on the unauthorized downloading of its games. Stanislas Mettra, creative director of the upcoming game ‘I Am Alive,’ confirms this once again by saying that the decision not to release a PC version is a direct result of widespread game piracy. However, those who look beyond the propaganda will see that there appears to be more to the story than that.

Submission + - PSN New Terms and Privacy Policy (sonyentertainmentnetwork.com)

Azmodan writes: "On September 15, 2011, Sony Network Entertainment America Inc. ("SNEA") will transfer its online services operations, including your wallet and the funds in it, to Sony Network Entertainment International LLC ("SNEI"). The first time you sign in to your PlayStation®Network account on or after September 15, 2011, you will be asked to enter into a new Terms of Service and User Agreement ("TOS") and Privacy Policy with SNEI if you wish to continue using your PlayStation®Network account. Please review all changes to the TOS and Privacy Policy carefully before indicating your agreement. In particular, please review Section 15 of the TOS, which now includes a class action waiver and requires that most disputes be resolved through arbitration. "

As IAMAL, I'ld like to ask the Slashdot folks what do you think about this? I'ld like to point out the 12 point in the TOS document : "[...] automatic updates or upgrades which may change your current operating system, cause a loss of data or content or cause a loss of functionalities or utilities".

TOS here :

Privacy here : http://www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/SEN-legal-docs/Privacy_Policy_Changes-EN.pdf

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