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Palm Pre and WebOS Get Native Gaming 49

rboatright writes "WebOS developers have been waiting, and with the 1.3.5 release, Palm's open source page suddenly listed SDL. Members of the WebOS internals team took that as a challenge and within 24 hours had a working port of Doom running in SDL on the Pre, in a webOS card. 48 hours later, they not only had Quake running, but had found in the latest LunaSysMgr the requirements to launch a native app from the webOS app launcher from an icon just like any other app. At the same time, the team demonstrated openGL apps running. With full native code support, with I/O available via SDL, developers now have a preview into Palm's future intent with regard to native code SDK's, and a hint of what's coming."

Submission + - Anti-Protest Iran Website Posts "Most Wanted&# (

An anonymous reader writes: This Pro-Ahmadinejad website is being used to track and crack down on pro-liberty protesters. Its interesting to see how they gather and distribute their information, much the same way the FBI posts their Most Wanted posters all over the post office. Another curious observation is that despite the people's internet connections being slowed down and completely interrupted, this website's bandwidth seems plenty capable of providing image and text downloads, but is it enough for Slashdot? We take the neutrality of our internet in the USA for granted, and even if it is imperfect neutrality, it is far better than what Iran is showing the world.

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