New Music on iTunes – now DRM-free!!

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It’s been announced a while ago but as of today I started using iTunes Plus. iTunes Plus offers music and videos in better sound quality and without DRM at a slightly increased price (1,29 € per song in Germany, 1,99 € per video, albums prices remain). This is possible because music publisher EMI agreed to offer his music catalog for … Read More

Episodic Gaming – Sam'n'Max and Dreamfall Chapters

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I just listened to a Podcast available over at Gamasutra (Link to source) where Dan Connors (CEO of Telltale Games) talks on how the idea of episodic gaming works out for Telltale and it recent releases of episodes from the Sam and Max Season 1.I find this very interesting since episodic gaming especially in my special favourite genre of adventure … Read More

Zelda on the Wii or How story-based Gaming should be

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Well, I was really excited about the Wii altogether. When I first got it I loved the Controller, the many different ways it can be used. It’s a hell of an entertainment product. That said, it is merely considered a party console by a lot of people. Many of the games are much more fun if you play with (or … Read More

Official Google Blog: From Gmail with <3

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Official Google Blog: From Gmail with <3 After years of elitism and stuff GoogleMail (or GMail) has finally opened the service to all of you. Just go to and get your GMail Account. I’m using it for about two years now and I don’t regret switching. Give it a try, I can’t imagine what you would miss with your … Read More

I'm with Wii…

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Yes, I finally did it. I had thought about it prior to christmas but it was sold out back then and so I had to wait. But on Monday I got my brand new Nintendo Wii!!!!I’m pretty connected with Nintendo. The first gaming concole my mother bought for us was the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System). I played „Super Mario Brothers“ … Read More

windows alternatives / kubuntu odyssee

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Well, I’m working with linux. It’s been probably 10 years since the first encounter and 8 or 9 years since I put up my first linux-only machine back at my parents‘. Since then I always had a linux box at home. My main machine however always ran Windows (sometimes different versions in parallel) and my Desktop was always MS-dominated.Then I … Read More


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Hi! Sometimes I’m really excited of some new software or some familiar software doing innovative stuff. There has been an article on Spiegel Online that presented the following: A browser (based on the Mozilla Gecko Engine) that is actually projecting the websites onto a 3D environment. It is actually a project of the people at Linden Lab who also created … Read More