Archive for December, 2008

Motoport refund problem: the final chapter

Motoport refund problem: the final chapter

I’m not going to recap my nightmare experience with motorcycle safety equipment manufacturer Motoport, but over two months ago the Wayne Boyer offered to take my jacket back for a full refund. I was hopeful that the issue would be resolved quickly, and I would get my money back. Long story short: Wayne never gave […]

Posted in: motorcycling, review
Best Buy Dynex 5-port Switch Review

Best Buy Dynex 5-port Switch Review

If you are a gamer looking to connect multiple devices to your network on the cheap, check out Best Buy’s Dynex 5-port switch.

Posted in: games, review, technology
A fix for video artifacts / corruption in Fallout 3 for Windows PC

A fix for video artifacts / corruption in Fallout 3 for Windows PC

Having corrupted graphics problems with Fallout 3? Try changing your desktop color bit depth from 32-bit to 16-bit and back again.

Posted in: games
Low and Slow: used CD e-tailer SecondSpin.com review

Low and Slow: used CD e-tailer SecondSpin.com review

Used CD, game, and DVD e-tailer SecondSpin often has low prices on used obscure albums. Slow shipping and taxes mar an otherwise pleasant shopping experience.

Posted in: music, review
Battlestar Galactica prop auction: January 17 and 18, so say we all

Battlestar Galactica prop auction: January 17 and 18, so say we all

Only an unholy Sci-Fi geek and gun nut hybrid would choose five prop handguns over Tricia Helfer’s panties.

Posted in: gibberish, link and run
P90 Home Fitness Program, end of week eight

P90 Home Fitness Program, end of week eight

I completed session 55 out of 90 yesterday, so I’m technically into week nine now. I can’t wait to hit #60, since I am taking a week off of the normal Phase 3/Phase 4 program to do the special Hawaii edition that made me fall in love with P90 in the first place. I am […]

Facebook: the time machine

Facebook: the time machine

One by one, I’ve added friends from high school to my Facebook account. I graduated in the early 90s, which (partially) explains my absolutely insane mullet/silk jacket/rayon shirt/black leather tie get-up in one of my school pictures. The other part of the story is that I went to high school in Utah. My mother and […]

Posted in: gibberish
My computer Crunk gets crunked

My computer Crunk gets crunked

I used to run my main computer 24/7 when I worked from home. I was either on it all the time, or would use it for a quick fact-finding mission on Wikipedia or IMDB. I expect computer components to fail; there are some wear items like the hard drive that will eventually conk out on […]

Posted in: technology