Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Due to the possibility of damaging your monitor, the recently released Quake 4 v1.1 patch has been officially recalled. According to id Software's statements the wide-screen functionality in this patch may harm a user's monitor. It is recommended to down-grade the Quake 4 installation or to NOT enable/disable this display setting. A new patch is anticipated to be released soon. An updated SDK for Quake 4, however, is available at this time.