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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 […]

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  […]

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. […]

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 […]

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. You will need this cable if you want to use the PowerChute application that comes with the UPS. […]

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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 […]