The other day I read about a VERY early release of the new movie X-Men Origins, Wolverine. I was surprised it was out as this new movie is not set to be released until next month sometime. Now just to be sure I checked to see if it had an early release date for the EU, but found that the dates are pretty much the same for the EU as for here in the US.
Intrigued I looked into the copy and found that it is a very early work print. In fact there are scenes where the CGI has not been skinned and even one that I saw where the harness had not been edited out. Now just to be clear I have not downloaded the film, I went looking for images and found a couple that were pretty funny.
20th Century Fox does not find this funny at all and has put in a call to the FBI to help find the person responsible for releasing this. According to CNet the FBI and Fox are pretty confident that they will be able to find this person due to Digital Water Marks embedded in the film.
GIGABYTE has announce that they have extened SLI support to all of their X58 lineup.
The new BIOS update can be found on GIGABYTE's website. GIGABYTE X58 Series motherboards featuring NVIDIA SLI support include:
Just a day after introducing a new anti-piracy law, Sweeden's total internet traffic is down 33% reports BBC News.
The new law is based on the European Union's Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Direction (IPRED). Under the new law, copyright holders obtain a court order forcing ISPs to fork over IP addresses that are sharing copyrighted materials.
nVidia has punted a 2nd driver out the door today 185.65 Beta. This new driver includes support for the just launched GTX 275 among other things.
The new driver is the second one today as nVidia released WHQL 185.50 earlier this morning. The new drivers also offer performance improvements for Cuda enabled applications.
The timing of the release of these is brilliant as it gives a couple of new offerings from nVidia over ATi's single launch of the HD4890. The PR guys at nVidia gave this some close thought.
PureOC says that Razer and Valve are teaming up to develop a new FPS titles HellRazer.
HellRazer will be a squad-based tactial co-op FPS. The plot of the game centers around a deadly virus breating containment in a lab and turning everyone into "aggressive beings which need to kill other beings in order to survive." Sounds innova.... nevermind.
It seems that Palit is right on top of the ATI Radeon HD 4890 launch today and according to their press release, their cards should be showing up for purchase any time now.
Last week it was discovered that NVIDIA was redesigning the GTX 295 by reworking things to fit on a single PCB. While it made sense to do so in that it would lower the manufacturing costs, it made little sense due to the cost of re-engineering the card.
Conficker was supposed to have dropped its big payload on all of us today. That was the word that was spread around but as of 10:14am EST (US) it has not done much.
I have been watching for odd traffic, and although there have been some odd happenings with DNS translation and a few sites that did not respond there really is not much going on.
According to CNet the only increase in Conficker Activity is in Asia where roughly 40% of the Conficker infected systems are. It is possible that the authors thought it would be funny to see every one scramble to protect themselves it is also possible that whatever payload the infected systems grabbed today is simply waiting to drop.
NVIDIA seems bound and determined to rain down on ATI's parade with the Radeon HD 4890.
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Corsair has announced the Voyager Port, which is a portable backup solution for USB flash drives.
The Voyager Port is simply a docking station for your flash drive and has a button to allow for one touch backup with the bundled NovaBACKUP 10 software. This seems like a great option for those who are on the go all of the time and don't want to carry an external hard drive with them.