Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Nov 2012 15:17 UTC
Windows "As we pass the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, we are pleased to announce that to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses. Tami Reller shared this news with industry and financial analysts, investors and media today at the Credit Suisse 2012 Annual Technology Conference. Windows 8 is outpacing Windows 7 in terms of upgrades." Not bad, but there are the usual asterisks, as Ars notes.
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RE[13]: Comment by MOS6510
by zima on Sun 2nd Dec 2012 20:10 UTC in reply to "RE[12]: Comment by MOS6510"
zima
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2005-07-06

Does that suggest the aura is stronger on old (blurry...) CRT screens? (I suppose your collection includes those) Making the game... different, depending even on display setting? ;p

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RE[14]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 05:40 in reply to "RE[13]: Comment by MOS6510"
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2011-05-12

I guess blurriness does help fight blockiness due to low resolution pixel graphics.

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RE[15]: Comment by MOS6510
by zima on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 12:43 in reply to "RE[14]: Comment by MOS6510"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Isn't blockiness part of the charm? ;)

Though seriously, sure, it can be seen as a sort of hardware anti-aliasing... PS1 games definitely looked better "live" than on magazine screenshots (kinda opposite to 3D PC games of the era; the era of first 3D accelerators, and of low-res textures turned into soap)

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