Awesome pictures from around the world 114

Someone sent me these in a chain email, it was horribly formatted. I also do not know who made the comments, or how accurate they are. I take zero credit in the pictures, I just wanted to compile them nicely for all to see. The world’s highest chained carousel, located in Vienna, the height of ...

Corsair CMFVY3S vs CMFVY3 vs CMFUSB2.0 1

I am doing a second round of tests on my Corsair flash drives, first round was here : Link Same hardware as the test rig : Asus P8P67 PRO i5 2500k 16gb ddr3 Corsair 600T case Test devices : Corsair Flash Voyager 32GB USB 3 (CMFVY3S-32GB) Corsair Flash Voyager 16GB USB 3 (CMFVY3-16GB) Corsair Flash ...

How to get rid of green flicker in BF3, and the theme change pop up

I ran into this issue, a lot. From what I have gathered, it’s an issue with running out of VRAM. If you disable the aero theme before you join the game, or start origin, that frees up about 100mb of VRAM, which seems to fix the green flickering. It also, in turns fixes my other ...

How to disable safe sleep in OS X (Lion)

I wanted to get rid of safe sleep, aka hibernation on my new macbook air (MC665/AMC965LL/A) Apparently they make a few programs that do this for you, but they do not remove the large safesleep file, they only disable the sleep mode. To disable safe sleep mode: sudo pmset hibernatemode 0 To remove the sleep ...

What is it like interviewing for Google? Google interview process from a technical job perpsective.

Who doesn’t work for Google? I keep hearing that the prestige of working at Google is not what it used to be, but I very much look forward to the phone interviews I have with them. A little before knowledge of myself, Anthony. I had been applying to Google for the past year, I have ...

How to burn dmg in windows 7 4

I got a 2006 Macbook Pro, which had 0’d out hard drive. So I wanted to get OS X loaded on to it. I found a dmg file that had OS X 10.6. Doing a quick Google search, I figured out I can easily burn the dmg file to be bootable. What you need first ...

Marware Eco-Flip Case for Kindle Touch review 1

So after receiving my new Kindle Touch in the previous post, I pre-purchased a nifty little cover for it, and here are some pictures! It is a Marware Eco-Flip for Kindle and Kindle Touch Cover, Black [zp src=”4.JPG” album=”blog/kindle/cover” width=”600″] [zp src=”5.JPG” album=”blog/kindle/cover” width=”600″] [zp src=”6.JPG” album=”blog/kindle/cover” width=”600″] I really like the case, it feels ...

Unboxing Kindle Touch and First Impressions

This is my first e-ink device, and I was really pumped when I saw the specs for the Kindle Touch. I just received mine today as well! So here’s some unboxing and first impressions of it so far. I purchased the Kindle Touch with Kindle Special Offers for $99. If you are here, I am ...

How to turn off bloom in Battlefield 3 for PC

open C:\Users\xxx\Documents\Battlefield 3\settings\prof_save_profile in Notepad (make a copy beforehand just in case.) Search for the word enlighten and then change the “1” following it to a “0”, then save.

How to play Battlefield 3 early 2

1. Search Windows for “proxy” 2. Click “configure proxy server” 3. Click “LAN settings” 4. Check “use a proxy server for LAN” 5. Input this IP: 203.232.208.116 6. Input this port: 8080 7. Run the release date check by launching Battlefield 3 on Origin 8. If the release date check fails, click “retry” 9. Once ...