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[24 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 1,166 views]

When I first saw the new Dell Inspiron 15 7000 gaming laptop, my first impression was to immediately look into getting one. It was instantly in my top contender list along with HP Omen, Acer Aspire VX 15 and Lenovo Legion laptops. I really liked how it looked. It was a tiny little bit flashy, […]

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[15 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 2,706 views]

To go along with the new laptop (I still have not decided which one yet) I also need a new bag. As I was buying a new mouse from HP I checked to see what they have on offer in the bag/back pack department. As luck would have it they have a very nice Omen […]

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[9 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 976 views]

So, while deciding to get a new gaming computer, I also figured I would get a new mouse to along with it. My mouse that I am using right now is a Microsoft intellimouse from many years ago. 15 years I think and it has worked great but I think it’s time for an upgrade. […]

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[4 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 1,209 views]

It is finally time for a new gaming computer. My desktop is old and I have not used it in over a year. My laptop has started to lag for some reason so cannot play online for long or my game will start to get out of sync with the other players. The question is […]

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[8 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 3,894 views]
KINECT – Issue with Height?

One thing that I never thought of until today was the issue of height with the Kinect camera for the Xbox 360. When I first got the Kinect, I had it mounted about 4 1/2 feet off the ground and I would stand about 6 1/2 feet away from the camera. I had no issues […]

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[5 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,680 views]
KINECT – First thoughts

I just finished playing with the KINECT for the Xbox 360. I have to say I am pleased. I also picked up Kinectimals with it and my 2 year old daughter that it was fantastic. She did not quite get how to play it, but she loves kitties. The game that comes with it, Kinect […]

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[21 Jul 2009 | No Comment | 3,265 views]
R.I.P. Frank the 4th (Xbox) July 17, 2009

It happened again. Frank, my 4th xbox has caught the red virus. He had been coughing for a while. Wheezing whenever he would try to faithfully spin up another disc for me. I had been trying to take it easy on Frank, letting him perform light duty by loading all games to the hard drive […]

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[19 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 1,952 views]
How to Add Wi-Fi to your Xbox 360 without getting ripped off

Everyone who gets an Xbox 360 has to ask themselves one question. How do I get this thing hooked up to my network? And if you are like me and everything in your house is wireless, then this is the route you would want to take. The problem is that the Xbox 360 does not […]

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[8 Oct 2008 | No Comment | 39,709 views]

Dragon Natural Speaking is the world’s most famous voice-recognition software. It’s gone  through ten versions. And although there’s been serious improvement from when I started experimenting with it on version 5 or 6, the bottom line is it still sucks. Even with training and a good mic, I still can’t get it to write a […]

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[4 Feb 2008 | No Comment | 2,847 views]

I do like seeing whatever Ben comes up with next, even though to me a lot of it looks like it would not be that useful. But this, this is one I think I would want. Actually, I know I would want it. Xbox 360 in laptop format. Fantastic. Think of how easy it would […]