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Entries from July 31st, 2006

Things that make you go "WTF!"

July 31st, 2006 · Comments Off on Things that make you go "WTF!" · Gaming, Reviews, Stupidity, Xbox

To all companies working on future games for the Xbox 360, may I offer some free interface tips? When I am going to load or save a game on my 360, your software should look at all the possible storage devices that are connected. If, after doing this, you notice there is only one storage […]

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Unlike the books with spiky covers

July 27th, 2006 · Comments Off on Unlike the books with spiky covers · Advertising, Subway

Seen on an old subway ad for Clive Cussler’s Lost City: “Specially designed for comfortable reading.” If that’s not high praise for a book, I don’t know what is.

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Salty Sea Dog

July 26th, 2006 · Comments Off on Salty Sea Dog · Dogs, Leo, Travel

In the summer heat, who wouldn’t want to splash around in some cool water more than a shaggy dog? While the local dog run puts out a children wading pool for the dogs to play in, it isn’t the same as going to a real beach. The challenge, of course, is finding a beach where […]

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Chromehounds

July 25th, 2006 · Comments Off on Chromehounds · Gaming, Reviews, Xbox

My recent leisure-time-suck, which has been absorbing all my would-be blogging moments, is Chromehounds for the Xbox 360. The reviews from the major gaming sites are widely mixed, and I’m here to give you the real dope. Chromehounds is one of the best games for the Xbox 360 if: you have Xbox Live, you have […]

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Cooking with silicon

July 18th, 2006 · Comments Off on Cooking with silicon · Mac, Reviews

If you have a modern laptop, then you probably know how hot they can get. My new MacBook Pro, while a delightful machine, can only be used on the lap for about ten or fifteen minutes before I can detect the faint smell of bacon coming from my thighs. I had given Conny View definition in a new window a Laptop […]

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