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Articles tagged with: soldier

In-Depth Look At Battlefield 3, Due 10/11

The Electronic Entertainment Expo carried big news for many major manufacturers, among those, more information about Battlefield 3 unfolded. Fans of the Battlefield series can expect the title to ship to their door on October 25th of this year.

The title will be available for PS3, Xbox360, and PC. Fans will be happy to hear that the game took three years to develop and is powered by the Frostbite 2 engine, supplying the best graphics, character animation, audio/sound, and of course, physical destruction.

Two players were introduced for the single player campaign, including Dmitri “Dima” Mayakovsky, a Russian undercover operative and Jonathan “Jono” Miller, an American Marine Corporal. Gamers can play through…

How Bin Laden Used Technology To Evade Capture

How did the most-wanted Al-Qaeda leader escape for over nine years? It may not be as complicated as one might think. United States officials gathered almost one hundred USB memory drives from Osama Bin Laden’s hideout on the day of the capture. Bin Laden would use a thumb drive whenever he needed to exchange an e-mail with the outside world.

He would write the e-mail message on his computer, unhooked to any internet connection, transfer the e-mail to a USB drive, and send the USB drive along with the courier to a distant Internet Cafe to be sent or distributed.

Team Fortress 2’s New Feature: Replay Editor

Team Fortress 2 players, listen up! There’s a new in-game feature called the Replay Update that allows gamers to record their best moments and later edit the footage. If you’re a pro sniper, tactical demo-man, or all-out backstabbing spy, make sure you record your awesome footage so you can share it with all your friends!

With the new Replay Editor, you can show people how many legitimate headshots you can earn at the start of a round and even make use of different camera angles, motion blur and antialiasing. Probably the coolest part of this new feature is that gamers…

United States Army Launches Own App Store

Less than a week after announcing Android as a test phone, the US Army has just announced that they will launch a service called Army Marketplace, that will be fully operational in August of this year. The store is currently a restricted website but the army is working a storefront app for smartphones.

The Army Marketplace currently hosts 17 Android Apps and 16 iPhone Apps, and we can’t wait till they hit their 100th app mark. Soldiers can even put in requests for apps they’d like (uh oh) in hopes that their wishes get put into production.

United States Army Will Use Android Smartphones

In a world that doesn’t, DROID DOES. The United States Army wants every soldier to carry an Android smartphone. A prototype running Android that is called the Joint Battle Command-Platform, is being developed by a tech nonprofit, MITRE, and is undergoing tests.

The development kit supporting it is called the Mobile/Handheld Computing Environment and will be released to app creators in July, according to the U.S. army. The envisioned applications for the JBC-Platform will run a wide scale of tasks. There will definitely be…