Category Archives: Entertainment

Weekend project: “Easy Button” Hack

Flickr photo pool member TommyBear turned a $5 Staples Easy Button into a switch for his garage door. Here’s how you do it:   http://www.flickr.com/photos/tommybear/sets/72057594093761486/    

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The differences between SDTV and HDTV formats

This week, Xbox’s own Major Nelson posted Show #163 (WMA) The one about HDTV blogcast. It includes an interview with the crew at MS Studios – the group that handles much of the video production services for the company (and quite well, … Continue reading

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Crabby Office Lady saves Valentine’s Day

Now that would be a good headline. If you have kids like mine, you have boys who are still trying to figure out which card to get their mom. Crabby to the Crabby Office Lady has a holiday rescue plan in her article on … Continue reading

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Disney To Offer Free Online Episodes for Kids

My kids will be besides themselves, knowing that they may be able to soon get some of their favourite Disney shows on-line.   Disney To Offer Free Online Episodes This spring, DisneyChannel.com and Jetix.tv will launch the first stage of … Continue reading

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Still looking for an Xbox 360? Try this tool

If — like many employees at a certain company in Redmond — you’re still on the hunt for the somewhat elusive Xbox 360 (either in a core or platinum edition and not part of an expensive bundle), check out this … Continue reading

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A Handheld Xbox any time soon? Doubtful

If you haven’t read it, check out this post on the GMSV blog that calls out the rumour (read this again, a rumour) that BusinessWeek reported that MS is thinking about a portable digital media device "to rival the iPod and … Continue reading

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Vidclip: secrets of Dave Barry’s success

I enjoy author Dave Barry’s writing and saw this link to a clip on the secrets of Dave Barry’s success – he explains why there’s an eyeball on the dollar bill and offers investors a sure-fire way to get rich in the … Continue reading

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