GameStop Keeps Selling Opened Games as New

I was reading rumors about this 2 or 3 years ago, and then in the last year seeing more and more stories about this popping up on Digg and other sites about GameStop selling open games as new. Some show all the new games to you in the case, but when you ask for it, […]

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Children Don't Need Science

Curtosey of The Onion, I love it:

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God of War Screenshot

God of War Review

Ok so I just wrapped playing God of War on my new PS3, and the final take is: Freaking awesome. Even though this game is a PS2 game and looks a little dated, especially on larger HDTV sets, the game play and effects that you do so are so well done and so exciting that […]

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PS3 "Big March Firmware Update", v1.6 Notes

Here’s the poop: Folding @Home: Now you can participate in the worldwide distributed computing protein folding experiments from Standford University, in hopes to further understand human genetics. You can access the Folding @Home application under Network on the XMB Internet Browser Pinpoint Zoom and Resolution Settings: You can now choose to zoom into a portion […]

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Impressions of First BluRay Movie on PS3

I just got done watching my first BluRay movie (Crank) on the PS3, and here are my impressions: Holy Shit! Sorry for the foul language, but I have no other explanation for you. The level of detail of watching a full 1080p movie on this set was about 15-20% sharper than the best HD-DVD movie […]

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PS3 + HDMI = Black Screen

Ok so a few people had this problem and so did I. Essentially you hook the PS3 up to your TV over HDMI, and you get a signal, but it’s a black screen.  I had been waiting about a week to get my HDMI cable in the mail from MonoPrice and when it finally got […]

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Novell Feeling the Pain of their Microsoft Partnership

Ouch… first Novell agrees to partner with Microsoft and pisses off the OS community, now they are claiming Windows has a lower TCO than Linux (Which may be true in some cases, who knows). I’m not sure if Novell knows exactly what it’s doing, or is starting to feel the pinch of working with Microsoft. […]

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Beryl 0.2.0 Released

Beryl 0.2.0 Released Beryl is the ego-branch of Compiz by QuinnStorm and a few others when they decided they half-baked hacks for Compiz weren’t being rolled back into Compiz fast enough by the original Compiz team. In true hacker fashion the folks decided to branch the project, creating confusion and incompatability rather then putting their […]

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Playstation 3 Support Audio and Video Formats

So, since I just caved and got a PS3, I’m interested in what types of formats it supports playing because the reported March 23rd OS update to version 1.6 is suppose to add full UPnP video streaming off of UPnP AV devices on the network, unlike Microsoft’s XBox 360 which naturally uses a proprietary version […]

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GNOME 2.18 Glade GUI Designer

GNOME 2.18 Released

We will have Ubuntu 7.04 in the beginning of next month as well, very slick. For the links: Announcement Download the LiveCD and Try it Release Notes And some screenshots, because that’s all I ever look for too

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Microsoft Denies Revised XBox Release and Price Adjustment in May

The whole scoop, and summary: According to sources from German gaming site Xbox-Archiv, Microsoft will cancel the $299 Xbox 360 Core model, reduce the price of its current 20 GB Premium model to $299 (Euros), and release the new black Zephyr this May for around $400… My guess is that the screen we reported earlier […]

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Caved and Got a PS3

Ok so I caved-in and got a PS3. The reasons I caved are as follows: I am naturally weak-willed in the face of shiny objects. I wanted to play: Bully God of War God of War II The revised version of the PS3 in May will not include the PS2 internals to help lower production […]

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Dead Rising Review

I know what you are thinking… it’s impossible to go wrong with a game that has something like THAT in it… well you are mostly right, but a lot of people think you are wrong. Let’s have a look… Dead Rising is Capcom’s mall-horror-survival game that came out soon after the XBox 360 came out. […]

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DirecTV Forced to Stop Claiming Higher Quality Signal

Finally, a success for the little guy. The fact that a judge had to step in and force them to stop gives you an idea of how awesome this company is.

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl

Getting GCalSync Working on T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl

Update #1: I notice that a lot of folks are visiting this page, especially from the GCalSync Google Group, and wanted to let you guys know that Google has added official Google Calendar/BlackBerry Calendar syncing support by way of their Sync mobile application for BlackBerry. You can read more about it here. Ok so I […]

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Samsung T509 Sync Support

Bah! So I got the Samsung T509 for my wife because it has Bluetooth support and I recently created a monster contact-list in my PDA that I wanted to transfer portions of over to her phone once she got it so she would be ready to rock and roll. As it turns out, the Bluetooth […]

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