PDA

View Full Version : cut&paste news



25-01-2002, 10:18 PM
Slash-Dot is reporting that Linux game developer Loki Software has closed its doors. The article says that January 31 will be the last business day of the company and how retailers should handle Loki products at this point.

3D Spotlight has posted up a Windows XP Modem Tweak Guide that takes you through optimizing the performance, reliability and security of your Dial-up connection in Windows XP as well as several other tips. You can check it out here http://www.3dspotlight.com/tweaks/winxp_modem/index.shtml

Here are the recently leaked specs for the upcoming Geforce4. This is severe drool country for all the techno geeks out there:
-0.15micron technology
-63 million transistors
-300MHz clock frequency
-650MHz memory frequency
-10.4GB/sec memory bandwidth
-Up to 128MB DDR SDRAM
-4 rendering pipelines with 2 TMUs each
-4.9 billion AA samples/sec fillrate
-2 vertex shader pipelines
-Lightspeed Memory Architecture II consists of loss-free Z-buffer compression with 4:1 ratio, 2nd generation Occlusion Culling and Quadcache Architecture
-Accuview AA (Progressive anti-aliasing method using new subpixel locations mask and feature NVIDIA?s patented and optimized for the best performance and quality algorithm)
-nFinite FX II Engine
-Z-Correct bump mapping feature
-Dual-monitor support (nView technology)
-PBGA with integrated heatsink
-Special NVIDIA thermal control system

Here are some details a the new mobile Pentium 4. The new processor for laptops is too be called the Pentium 4-M, built on the 0.13-micron Northwood die with 512KB L2 cache and 400MHz Quad Pumped Bus. The first Pentium 4-M CPUs are to be officially announced on March 4 in two models, the 1.6GHz and 1.7GHz.

Nero 5.5.7.2 is out. No word on the changes yet but you can get from these links:
- Download link 1 ftp://ftp2.nero.com/Nero5572.exe
- Download link 2 ftp://ftp.nero.com/Nero5572.exe
- Download link 3 ftp://ftp3.nero.com/Nero5572.exe
- Download link 4 ftp://ftp4.nero.com/Nero5572.exe
- Download link 5 http://files.tweakers.net/Nero5572.exe

Easy CD-DA Extractor v4.6.1 Build 69 is out with the following changes:
Update: L.A.M.E. 3.9.1 mp3 encoder (speed & quality improvements)
Update: Monkey's Audio 3.94b1 encoder
Update: Ogg Vorbis 1.0 RC3 encoder
Update: Monkey's Audio tags now supported
Bugfix: Ogg Vorbis tags now correctly written in UTF-8 format
Bugfix: No more 'Illegal operation' after CD-writing
Bugfix: Conversions from Ogg Vorbis (.ogg), Windows Media Audio (.wma), TwinVQ (.vqf) formats with normalization enabled now works correctly
Grab the new version here.http://www.poikosoft.com/cdda/download.html

thx to thy god monty for the news http://www.ozquake.com/montysdump/index.html

25-01-2002, 10:42 PM
Thanks for the news.

C the C

26-01-2002, 02:23 PM
Thanks very much for the news update tweak'e. Much appreciated.

Went to Neros site to download the update but all sites with the exception of the French one..and I can't read French..are down :))So guess we will have to wait.
Cheers.