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A new mod for Mega Drive 60Hz colour correction

A well known difference between European and US/Japanese Mega Drives is that European models run with a 50Hz display update while US/Japan models get a 60Hz update. This is because US and Japanese TVs use the NTSC video standard at … Continue reading

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W^X

Today I was reading about self-modifying code. I knew some things already – for example it is used sometimes as ‘camouflage’ by malicious programs to cover their intent, by JIT compilers, and for optimising loop evaluation functions. Suppose you have … Continue reading

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