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Entries from August 30th, 2006

New 360 games in a nutshell

August 30th, 2006 · Comments Off on New 360 games in a nutshell · Gaming, Reviews, Xbox

One great thing about the Xbox 360 is the ability to download demo versions of games coming out. Here’s what I think of some of the tastes I’ve had recently. 99 Nights (Demo): Interesting for 99 seconds. Tedious button mashing beyond that. Yet another reminder to avoid any game that has anything to do with […]

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GameSlug

August 22nd, 2006 · Comments Off on GameSlug · Gaming, Reviews

I’ve made some efforts to find a service like NetFlix, except for video game rentals instead of movies. My entirely non-scientific research had led me to believe that GameFly is one of the bigger outfits. I had avoided them in the past because they process everything from the West coast, and I figured the time […]

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First one without

August 9th, 2006 · Comments Off on First one without · Family, Remembering

Happy 70th Birthday, Mom. We miss you. Thanks to my brother Jesse for the picture.

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Sidekick 3 follow up

August 5th, 2006 · Comments Off on Sidekick 3 follow up · Gadgets, Reviews, Sidekick

I’ve had a little more time with my Sidekick 3, and two things are bugging me. One is the reception and its ability to sustain a network connection seems worse than my Sidekick 2. There are places in my office where my Sidekick 2 could eke out a serviceable connection that my Sidekick 3 utter […]

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I have a gesture for you

August 2nd, 2006 · Comments Off on I have a gesture for you · Stupidity

Dear Human Resource Departments: It is a fine notion to try and find ways to thank and recognize your employees. Being appreciated at work is rewarding and motivating, and doesn’t have to cost much. For example, giving a small gift to acknowledge five years of service is a nice gesture. Ideally, here’s how it should […]

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