Game of Thrones author George RR Martin still uses DOS
The bestselling fantasy novelist George RR Martin writes his books on an ancient MS-DOS computer. Speaking on late-night US chat show Conan, the author told host O'Brien that he likes using the out-of-date operating system because it does not correct…
Cowboys in videogames – saddling up for Red Dead Redemption
Red Dead Redemption, the open-world cowboy adventure from the brains behind the Grand Theft Auto series, is shaping up to be one of the must-have games of the year. A stunning take on Sergio Leone style Spaghetti Westerns, it's a…
Legit internet TV network hit by denial of service attack from anti-piracy company
Online media company Revision3 suffered a severe Denial of Service (DoS) attack over the weekend, which brought down the main site, the RSS server, and even its internal corporate email. Although DoS attacks far from uncommon in the modern internet era, the real mystery was who would actually want to close down Revision3. The answer proved pretty disturbing.