WATCH: Doom running on a cash point

Another entry into the "Does it run Doom?" file this morning. Over the weekend some clever hackers managed to make an ATM machine run the game that has become almost the standard test for hardware hacking: 1993 shooter Doom. The way it works is because the cash point they used, like many others, actually runs…

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Doom running on a cash point

10 gadgets that can surprisingly run the PC classic Doom

Amongst people who hack hardware "Does it run Doom?" has almost become a catchphrase. The ancient space shooter, first released in 1993, has become a benchmark for both a gadget's technical abilities and a hacker's ingenuity and skill. In addition…

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James O'Malley10 gadgets that can surprisingly run the PC classic Doom

REVIEW: Rage (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)

The kings of first person shooters, id Software, are back with Rage, their first major release since 2004's Doom 3. An apocalyptic open-world shooter running on the new impressive Tech 5 graphics engine, does Rage do enough to see id Software remain the gun-slinging supremos? Read on to find out!

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Gerald LynchREVIEW: Rage (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)

SCIENTISTS – "We are all doomed" as the Sun gets ready to EXPLODE

sun-spot-death-tragedy-global-scale-crisis-massive-civilisation-end.jpgThat headline’s perhaps a bit dramatic. That’s not really what the weather-watchers at The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said at all.

The point is this – our Sun appears to be going into a new cycle of sunspot activity, which could, possibly, maybe if it goes “2 da Xtreme,” interfere with all the cool electric stuff we so dearly rely upon.

The solar breakout could lead to mobile networks breaking, GPS systems crashing and the power grids…

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Gary CutlackSCIENTISTS – "We are all doomed" as the Sun gets ready to EXPLODE