Calm

08.29.14
Loud TV commercials will get quieter starting next June
08.29.14

Loud TV commercials will get quieter starting next June

Binging on Mad Men via Netflix or Blu-ray has a few advantages over watching the show when it broa...

By T. Seppala,   08.29.14
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12.17.13
The Daily Grind: How do you relax in-game?
12.17.13

The Daily Grind: How do you relax in-game?

It's no secret that I'm kind of big on roleplaying. So you might think that when I log in to Final...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.17.13
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12.13.12
CALM act goes into effect today, should keep TV commercial breaks quieter
12.13.12

CALM act goes into effect today, should keep TV commercial breaks quieter

After waiting a year so broadcasters could get ready, the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitiga...

By R. Lawler,   12.13.12
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12.14.11
FCC tells advertisers to CALM down, lowers the volume on commercial breaks
12.14.11

FCC tells advertisers to CALM down, lowers the volume on commercial breaks

Pretty soon, you won't have to scramble to lower the volume during noisy commercial breaks -- tha...

By J. Volpe,   12.14.11
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12.03.10
CALM Act approved by Congress, should make TV commercials slightly less obnoxious
12.03.10

CALM Act approved by Congress, should make TV commercials slightly less obnoxious

We did say it'd take an Act of Congress to lower the volume on televisual commercials and, shocking...

By Vlad Savov,   12.03.10
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05.21.10
Ready Check: Zen and the art of precognition
05.21.10

Ready Check: Zen and the art of precognition

Ready Check focuses on successful raiding for the serious raider. Hardcore or casual, Icecrown Cita...

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01.13.10
The Daily Grind: Gone fishing?
01.13.10

The Daily Grind: Gone fishing?

If you came from an alien world and had to evaluate our culture based solely on our MMOs... well, y...

By E. Lefebvre,   01.13.10
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12.22.09
Anti-loud commercial law passes the House
12.22.09

Anti-loud commercial law passes the House

We first heard about the CALM (Commercial Advertising Loudness Mitigation) Act a few months ago, an...

By B. Drawbaugh,   12.22.09
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08.06.08
Breakfast topic: The calm before the storm
08.06.08

Breakfast topic: The calm before the storm

The expansion draws ever nearer, and many folks are working away at the last important bits of Burni...

By Amanda Dean,   08.06.08
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