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Archive for November, 2004

The new BZGames.de

by @ Friday, November 12th, 2004. Filed under Playin' Games

Initially it was reported that BZGames.de was going to close due to a lack of time to maintain the site. But now it seems the site is going to stay after all. The site has a new look which looks great and a new backend used to run and maintain the webpage. A few things […]

BeBUG up and running

by @ Friday, November 12th, 2004. Filed under Bits N' Pieces

The Belgium BeUserGroup has actually been up for some time now. The site was started by Jan-Rixt Van (Jixt) and Luc Schrijvers (Begasus). The site contains news, BeOS related tips, software downloads and many BeOS related links. The site is really coming together and is looking good. It’s nice to see more and more BeOS/Zeta […]

yellowTab wins award

by @ Wednesday, November 10th, 2004. Filed under yellowTab

Hot off the presses (well off the website) – yellowTab won the Innovation Area Award at SYSTEMS 2004. The judges were distinguished German IT industry folks. Pretty cool, if you ask me. I remember when Qubit won 2 TechTV awards – it felt good, really good. I hope the folks behind Zeta development feel this […]

Looney updates on Java

by @ Wednesday, November 10th, 2004. Filed under Playin' Games

Bryan Varner has posted some new entries to his blog The Looney Bin. He notes an important accomplishment on Java – a milestone (one of many yet to come) has been hit! Head on over and read the details. Following Bryan’s Waltercon influenced title, the category for this post is also a Waltercon reference – […]

Pixel32 – New preview released.

by @ Tuesday, November 9th, 2004. Filed under Software

Yesterday, Pavel released his newest build of Pixel32 (1.0 RC2 build 420) for BeOS/Zeta and Linux. You can read in detail the news from his site here: Released Pixel32 v1.0 RC2 build 420 for BeOS/Zeta and Linux in members area. This is a preview of upcoming RC2 demo in few days. It will be released […]

New version of BeDiGicam

by @ Monday, November 8th, 2004. Filed under Software

Here’s some interesting news from ZetaNews regarding a new version of BeDigicam developed by Jixt: Jixt (Bebug) just posted a new version of BeDiGicam and a new BDCP2 plugin for Exposure. Both working on RC3 and Neo (Zeta). The Exposure plugin will be the last one in line as Jixt will focus on a whole […]

Zeta Neo ServicePack in the works.

by @ Monday, November 8th, 2004. Filed under yellowTab

According to this post made by Bernd in the yellowTab forum, a new ServicePack for Zeta Neo is being made to resolve some of the problems people are experiencing. I’m not sure of the exact release date, but it should be available soon at the yellowTab webpage.

3Com 920 driver ported to PPC.

by @ Monday, November 8th, 2004. Filed under Hardware

I noticed this in the Begroovy forums. MYOB posted a topic regarding the new 3Com driver by Patrick Lafarguette. This might interest some BeOS PowerPC users if you haven’t already read his post: Yet another historic BeOS limitation seems to have been shattered – the 10Mbit barrier for PowerPC network cards. Patrick Lafarguette, who wrote […]

Pixel32-New release coming soon.

by @ Sunday, November 7th, 2004. Filed under Software

A lot of new porgress is being made on the Pixel32 image editing software by Pavel Kanzelsberger. Just recently, he announced that Pixel32 1.0 RC2 will be released very soon. The new release will contain many bug fixes and speed optimizations. He also announced that based on the results of his last poll (What platform […]

Stargate SG1 for BeOS Update.

by @ Sunday, November 7th, 2004. Filed under Playin' Games

A new compiled version of Vincent Cedric’s (CKJ) SG1 game for BeOS was released a few days ago over at his webpage. This build allows you to see the current progress made on the game so far. You can download the newest build from the Download section of the site. The game uses SDL, so […]

JLG is back, sort of

by @ Tuesday, November 2nd, 2004. Filed under Be Inc

Former CEO of Be Inc, Jean-Louis Gassée has moved to a new position at Palmsource. Plamsource has named him the Chairman of the Board according to this report. Our best wishes go out JLG in his new endeavor.

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