Monthly Archives: October 2010

Fallout: New Vegas – Continuing Impressions

There’s that curious mix of frustration and relief you get when your new toy gets its first scratch or dent.  Yes, Fallout: New Vegas has finally glitched on me in a significant way.  There’s relief, because I’ve been waiting for … Continue reading

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Fallout: New Vegas – First Impressions

I have to say, I’m disappointed.  After all I’ve heard about New Vegas, I’ve not seen one bug or glitch.  Admittedly I’ve only played for a bit over an hour (damn work and other necessary evils), but it’s all been … Continue reading

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Trivial Pursuit: Digital Choice

If you’re not a fan of TP (Trivial Pursuit), then you may want to stop reading now. Unless you want to continue because you’re a masochist, or wish to point and laugh. TPDC (Trivial Pursuit: Digital Choice) replaces TP’s boxes … Continue reading

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RFC -9831: Boss Communication Protocol

RFC -9831: Boss Communication Protocol Masochism Working Group                                                      H.P. Monkey Socks Request for Abuse -9831 Category: Insanity Track BCP: Boss Communication Protocol Status of this Memo This document specifies a Workplace Insanity track protocol for those trapped in a  workplace … Continue reading

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What I Want, When I Want It

What I want to talk about in this entry isn’t strictly User Interface, as it would need a lot of effort at other levels to succeed, but since the end result is a behaviour change in the User Interface, it’s … Continue reading

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ASUS WL-520GU, DD-WRT And Wireless Repeaters

There’s something strange in the way signals propagate in my house.  Due to lack of choices my Wi-Fi router is at one end of the house.  By the time you get to the other end, the signal is weaker, and … Continue reading

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AntiVirus Woes

I haven’t updated for a week, due to a few emergencies hitting here.  One was that my AntiVirus installation was broken, and unable to update its virus definitions. I’m going to say up front that this is the first time … Continue reading

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Rooting The Samsung Galaxy S

Since I had so much trouble just getting my Galaxy S into “recovery mode”, then I thought I should try to put up the clearest guide I can to this. It appears that you cannot do this unless there is … Continue reading

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Comic Jumper

Usually when you download a demo from XBox Live Arcade, you’re able to earn at least one Achievement – then you’re asked if you’d like to buy the full version so you can keep that Achievement. Comic Jumper is no … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy S And “Recovery Mode”

I’ve found lots of instructions for putting the Samsung Galaxy S into “recovery mode”, something necessary when rooting or adding various fixes to  it.  However, not one works on my Galaxy S. Most of the instructions mention that the Logo … Continue reading

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