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Help with CAPTCHAS

April 30, 2009 EverythingTech 0

Have you noticed one of those impossible to read word-in-a-box prompts when signing up for a service to logging into a web site like Facebook or Digg. These are called captchas, and they are used to prevent spammers from automating the login process and creating thousands of accounts in minutes. […]

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Xbox 360 Red Ring of Death Wins

April 22, 2009 EverythingTech 0

I might have won a few battles with my xbox but I’m afraid I have lost the war. Aftter I thought i had fixed the rrod problem, it came back and I don’t think there is anything else I can do at this point but to buy a new xbox. […]

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Xbox 360 iXtreme 1.51 firmware DVD hack

April 18, 2009 EverythingTech 3

My Xbox 360 RRoD again, but I was able to recover it and I updated the DVD ROM firmware to boot! I installed the iXtreme 1.51 (which has the ability to read new format games) using the Jungle Flasher beta utility. I downloaded the utility and the iXtreme bios as […]

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WoW Guild Recruiting

April 15, 2009 EverythingTech 0

My wife and I occasionally play World of Warcraft, but she is much more of a WoW-head than I am. I often hear from her that it is difficult to get a good cohesive guild and that makes playing end-game content a frustrating process. That’s when we came to the […]

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APC SmartUPS Serial Cable Pinout

April 12, 2009 EverythingTech 6

I replaced my old APC SmartUPS 620 with an updated model. I had lost the serial cable that allows you to communicate with the UPS via a computer for the old unit. The new unit came with the serial cable and for a while, I was looking for the correct […]

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Do I Need an Expensive HDMI Cable

April 11, 2009 EverythingTech 0

I am in the market for an HDMI Cablefor my digital TV so I can get the best quality out of the technology, and  I was shocked at the cost of the cables. There has been a debate whether high performance cables improves the quality of digital equipment the way […]