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2009-03-17 13:49:43

A British company has introduced a new method of downloading video games, the BBC News reported.  Awomo gives access to players to begin the game before the software has completed downloading, contrary to other systems. Hold time, developers say, is much more abbreviated between clicking a download link and real game-play.  Awomo boss, Roger Walkden, commented, "This is a super-fast way of distributing games.  For the first time we have created a system that really does for...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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