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XFX GeForce SLI Card Failure

December 10, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] A few days ago the fan on one of the XFX nVidia GeForce 8800GS Alpha Dog cards in my gaming rig died. There are a pair of them in a SLI configuration and when the fan died on one, it overheated and shut down the system. As a […]

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Most unreliable console system: Xbox 360

November 22, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] According to a survey commissioned by the CNET UK, 60% of Xbox 360s have had hardware failures. According to the survey 47% of Xbox 360s have failed within the first year of purchase. I have personally become part of this statistic. I have gone through 3 Xbox’s within […]

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Healbot 3.2.2.7 Add-on bug

November 20, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] My wife updated her World of Warcraft Add On Healbot to version 3.2.2.7 and her main character icon on the top left disappeared. She needed to revert back to Healbot version 3.2.2.5 to get it to work without the character icon disappearing.

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Game Streaming and Subscription Model

June 24, 2009 EverythingTech 0

Update: OnLive has shut down in 2015. It was a good idea that I hope gets resurrected in some form   If you have purchased a graphics intensive PC game recently, such as Cryisis, you realize that your computer runs the game like a choppy YouTube video. In order to get […]

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Step Workout with Wii Fit

May 28, 2009 EverythingTech 0

I likes exercising with the Wii Fit but it’s not really a work out. We went out looking for the EA Active, but we found the Everlast 3″ Aerobic Step on the shelf in the Wii section instead.  This Wii Fit board accessory turns the Fit board into … well  […]

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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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Wii Fit Board Connectivity Fix

March 18, 2009 EverythingTech 2

I bought my Wii Fit for the Christmas holiday and I have been getting a surprisingly fun workout. I have found that every so often, especially while stepping on the board, the Wii Fit would get disconnected and I get the message “Communication has been lost, hit “A” and power […]