Monthly Archives: October 2011

Clear Channel Spits on the Valley

Clear Channel has once again proven they know how to mismanage into the ground. Back in May – WRNX 100.9 – a progressive rock, adult contemporary station (we’re talking Counting Crows – not Kenny G) was traded to Clear Channel. … Full story

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Comcast Data Usage

So what is the deal with the network data usage meter on customer.comcast.com? Last month I was trying to get the end of month surge to use up the last of my allowed quota. I hopped on like the 29th … Full story

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Live Streaming – Offline: Watch the first snow of the season hit Western MA

Streaming Live by Ustream [update 9:06 EST] All told it’s still snowing. They say about 6 to 12″ overall. The roads were horrible earlier. If they don’t get to plowing and it freezes like this it’s going to be one … Full story

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Video: IGN – Battlefield Tips

I watched this prepared to be all snarky but it had some good info… for people who have never played Battlefield before. It does bring up a good point about not getting in the helis/jets if you don’t know how … Full story

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Video: Timelapse Broccoli

brocolli vimeo from Matthew Moore on Vimeo.

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Battlefield 3 Review

…impressions at this point, I’ll elaborate further but here are some goodies: Gameplay Video: Screenshots: things to note: things breaking (not servers), animation, jump / prone slides, vehicle sounds, directional audio, graphics, comparison to beta things breaking (servers) – c’mon, … Full story

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Battlefield 3 – PC Retail DVD Install

Battlefield 3 – PC Retail DVD Install FAIL So I am currently copying data.z01 to my temp directory from DVD1 along with data.zip from DVD2.Why am I taking such a weird way of installing this game? EA has either broken … Full story

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The History of Battlefield #FUEA

My trepidation with EA only extends to the most recent versions published by EA – they exited before them, much like EVERY OTHER fabulous game that has since been snatched up. I’m so glad Rockstar managed to push them off. … Full story

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EA Trumps a Big One

EA is bordering on a national incident citing “A Korean VPN” as being the reason for opening up Battlefield 3 to Origin players “early”. They have complete control to stop the servers at any time, this is complete and utter … Full story

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RAGE – First Impressions and Review

First impressions: Setting – Fallout 3 Story – Fallout 3 Jumpsuit – Fallout 3 Enemies – Fallout 3 Hunters – Fallout 3 Mutants – Fallout 3 Textures – Fallout 3 Wasteland – Fallout 3 Vehicles – a plus FPS Mechanics … Full story

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New David Guetta – Titanium (ft Sia)

Fabulous track off David Guetta’s new album. Check out David Guetta – Titanium (ft Sia) on Spotify or if you’re mobile you can check it out on YouTube. I’m surprised there’s no official video for it yet, or if there … Full story

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The Best Drag Race – Quarter Mile with 11 of the top Sports Cars

They turned it up to 11. I was surprised by the results.

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Game Review: Off-Road Drive **updated**

Don’t get me wrong, I love driving games. I love offroad, I loved Dirt and all its successors, they finally made Rally racing fun for me. Off-Road Drive on the other hand is the most frustrating “racing” game I’ve ever … Full story

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Going back in time…

I once had a whole archive of everything I had ever typed to my blog. I lost it in an unfortunate disk accident with my hosting provider. I never did get it back since much of it was never pulled … Full story

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Battlefield 3 PC Beta

Here is some great information about the new engine (Frostbite 2) that powers Battlefield 3. Battlefield 3 Blog: Frostbite 2 Engine Presentation It is very impressive in demos. The Beta does not quite realize the quality of the demos, but … Full story

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