German Ban On Doom Finally Lifted
Yeah. I remember reading a magazine at the time claiming the cheat code was an acronym for "smashing pumpkins into small pieces of putrid debris". Easy to remember ;)
FPS Games That Need a Remake
Maybe you expected exactly the same game. It's not.
It's a lot of fun though.
Catching Satnav Errors On Google Street View
Hey, it's not like bandwidth is free.
At least there are multiple providers of the OSM data so in theory they should compete on price.
New Wii Menu Update Targets Homebrew Again
Bullshit. You can send it in for repair even if it's out of warranty or even repair it yourself if you buy a new drive. (google shows a lot of sites selling parts)
Microsoft Office 2007 In Linux With WINE
It's not a question of "speaking" the proprietary stuff, but also of interpreting it correctly and making sure the software acts on the data in a useful way. Calendaring is a difficult problem and not really interesting to the "typical OSS hacker".
There's progress being made though, see http://www.openchange.org/
Firefox Faster In Wine Than Native
This hack only works on some versions of some drivers. On my system with Intel graphics and recent drivers it completely crashes the X server after some time. Oh, and it's slower too ;)
Adventure Game Interfaces and Puzzle Theory
Having to look up stuff in the manual is DRM?
Adobe Releases Preview of 64-bit Flash For Linux
Microsoft supported Moonlight? All I've seen is some tech-demo thing which craps out on 90% of the Silverlight content I've found. At least Flash works...