Category Archives: consumerism

Logic: Power Series vs Pro Series

When I’m stressed, I hit the nicotine. I’ve never been a smoker since my lungs can’t stand it. I’ve also used snus on occation but the potential mouth/tooth rot potential for it scares me. I won’t say vaporizing is harmless, … Full story

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Fallout 4 Season Pass 15% Off

PC Gamer has some pretty good deals this week: I thought the The Fallout 4 Season Pass was a pretty good deal, but I am still protesting DLCs so only when they’re really really good. It only recently came out … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2016, consumerism, games, games for windows, gaming ]
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Benchmarking Rumble! The 780ti 3G vs the 980ti 6G — both EVGA Classifies, who will win???

Ok, so we know who will win card on card, but what about in SLI? The extra memory is going to make scaling possible, rendering at much higher resolutions (4k? 5k?) and then scaling down for the display resolution of … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2015, consumerism, games, graphics, hardware, SLi, technology, Windows10 ]
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EBAY: USED 2 x EVGA 780ti Classified – 03G-P4-2888-KR

Yes that’s right, 2 780ti Classified cards by the best video card manufacturer! I’m currently selling the 2 of them in separate options up on ebay. Care to take a look? http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/172004536616? http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/172004540448? 5 and 7 days respectively, please share! … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2015, consumerism, games, graphics, hardware, SLi ]
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Contest! 4 Days Of WIN! Today: Win $10 Off @ LooneyLabs!

4 DAYS LEFT!! The countdown has begun, check back with us every day until 0 hour to win something cool! The heat is on… 4 days until you can watch all the fun happen in real time. You can connect … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2015, consumerism, cool, fun, games ]
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Musical  Conundrum

I really want to buy these two albums. I want the artists to get one more purchase and show that I enjoy their work. Both of these albums are free to listen to with Amazon Prime. I don’t normally listen … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2015, consumerism, download, mp3, music, pop, rock ]
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Kids react to power glove To be embedded.

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Western Ma School Budget Meeting (live)

So I am here at the budget meeting for my kid,  his school,  his education.  I didn’t quite know why I was here at first,  as more people testify I understand what it is all about.  They are looking to … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2015, consumerism, parenting, politics ]
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Cyberlink MediaEspresso v7 is a CROCK!

JUNK! First I was unable to convert to h265 and then it can’t read my FRAPs recorded videos?!! For FSM sake, even Microsoft Movie Maker can read them.  So lame.  They call it “next gen” and “easy to use tool” Media Espresso … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2014, commentary, consumerism, technology, video ]
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Upgrade Time

This is a developing article, stay tuned for more details. Current System AMD @ 4.1ghz 4 core, 8 thread, 8G DDR3 Dual Channel 1600 New System Intel i7 @ 3.2ghz (4hz turbo) 4 core, 8 thread, 32 G DDR3 Dual … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2014, consumerism, graphics, hardware, materialism ]
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You know those things that promise rewards for basic things like surveys or offers? I found a legit one, for reals. You’ve got all that plus a wheel like thing you can try 10 times a day. So far I … Full story

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When Next Gen Is Missing the Next

Detail, polygons, shaders… all very important.  What I find most important are textures.  Artistic and accurate textures can bring life to anything, even simplistic character models and environments.  Water looking good — that’s a decent feat, trees with individual leaves, … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2013, commentary, consumerism, games, graphics, lament ]
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SLi – Double V

Originally drafted August 2006: If you’re not a geek you have not heard about SLi. Even if you are a geek you may not have heard about QuadSLi. BFG fit 2 graphics cards on 1 PCIEx interface, allowing those who … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2006, consumerism, SLi ]
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>Stuff for Sale

>2006 Legacy GT – 3 good, 1 leaky struts w/ 30,000 – Best Offer2006 Legacy GT – stock shift knob – Best OfferNumark DJ Mixer DM1050 – $50AMDFX-55 2.6ghz Media Center PC – $300MAudio Keystation 49e USB/Midi Keyboard – $602 … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2009, consumerism ]
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>Peggle – for iPod!

>You may have played “Peggle” on PopCap before, but now you can get it on your iPod – I just found Peggle on iTunes for $4.99

Hierarchy [ 2009, consumerism, download, games ]
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>Baby Got (Music) Back

>Oh… so nice. I just re-downloaded much of the old music I had purchased off iTunes. iTunes finally went full DRM free – 256k, not the best but almost. 320k is the most you can get normally and most pop … Full story

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>The Novint Falcon – Gaming Nirvana

>more to follow, teaser:

Hierarchy [ 2009, consumerism, games, games for windows, hardware, technology ]
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>Burnout Paradise for PC

>I just downloaded the largest demo ever: 2.9 gigs, and it turns out that’s because it also has the full game in it. When you go to install it you are presented with 2 buttons: Install Trial or Install Full … Full story

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>The time has come! You too can shop for groceries online in Springfield MA!

>Peapod has taken forever to come to the area… it sucks because I would love to order my groceries online and then have them delivered. The next best thing to that is ordering online and picking them up. Well the … Full story

Hierarchy [ consumerism, cool, technology, web ]
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>End of Fallout 3

>I beat Fallout 3 today – tried it ever which way to survive. Unfortunately the ending comes out almost the same, with a few changes here and there. I did it right the first time and then reloaded and went … Full story

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>Grand Theft Auto IV

>Yeah… I got it. I couldn’t help myself. I looked at the screenshots, I pondered, and after finding there was no demo to quench my thirst, I ventured to go get it before the stores closed. It’s installing now, and … Full story

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>GOG.com (Good Old Games) Beta Goes Live!

>GOG.com has gone live, you can purchase Good Old Games for 5.99 or 9.99 depending.Descent 1 & 2 (or 3 & Expansion), Fallout 1, 2, and Tactics, Kingpin, Messiah, and Redneck Rampage – remember that one? I also found this … Full story

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>Google phone – G1 Review – First Glance

>Nicole got her G1 yesterday – the first and foremost “Google phone”It runs android – the open source phone OS developed by Google. At first glance it’s about the side of an iPhone (and that’s the exact demographic this phone … Full story

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>New SLi Comparison

>I picked up another card to do SLi this weekend. I wanted more, I wanted 2560×1600. I priced out what it would cost me to get a 9800GX2 including the trade-in from EVGA and it was going to be like … Full story

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>3D Glasses for LCD

>Apparently 3D gaming glasses went byebye with the CRT. I found out after cruizing a bit, my interest sparked by a detail line in the nVidia drivers readme. I had a pair of glasses built into my old GeForce3. It … Full story

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