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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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Downadup.B

November 20, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] The Conficker worm aka Downadup worm continues to infect non-patched Microsoft computers a year after the initial outbreak. This worm scans your network and finds and infects other computers that are also not patched with the Microsoft MS08-067 critical patch. The worm can effect network performance since it […]

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Backup Types

November 19, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] When your hard drive fails, the drive can be replaced, but the data cannot. That’s where backups come in. There are different ways of backing up depending on the amount of data you are backing up. Online Backup This method is becoming increasingly popular way of  backing up […]

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Mandatory Touch Typing in Schools

October 17, 2009 EverythingTech 0

Today’s generation is immersed in computer technology and will almost undoubtedly need to use a keyboard. So why not make touch typing a mandatory subject in school right up there with reading, writing, and arithmetic. That is being suggested in an article in the Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/debates/6139246/Why-arent-children-taught-to-touch-type-at-school.html. There arguments for both […]

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Worst McDonald’s Happy Meal Toy EVER

October 16, 2009 EverythingTech 2

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] I found this McDonald’s Happy Meal toy when I was clean up my son’s room and I was like WTF! I think it is supposed to be the jellyfish from the Finding Nemo movie but something is very very wrong about this toy. I can’t decide which is […]

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Be Your Own Online Backup Service

October 2, 2009 EverythingTech 1

[ad#singlepage] Many people already know the importance of backup. Your data can become corrupted; your hard drive could crash; you could have accidentally deleted a file. If you’re not, start doing it before it’s too late.   There are many ways to backup your data such as burning to DVD or […]

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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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Mozilla Labs Chromatabs

June 13, 2009 EverythingTech 0

I was on the Mozilla Labs site and I found the Chomatabs project that I thought was interesting. The Firefox extension ColorfulTabs allows you to color your Firefox tabs to more easily identify the sites you are visiting. If you are like me and have at least 10 tabs open […]

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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  […]