Read E-Books On Your Mobile Phone with Aldiko for Android

E-book readers have changed the way we think about books, but if you own one you probably can’t carry it with you everywhere you go. Cell phones, although they have much smaller screens, are a much more portable option and can serve as an adequate e-book reader for short periods of time.  Aldiko, available for […]

Use AppAware To Find New and Interesting Android Applications

While there are plenty of great applications available for Android, it can sometimes be difficult to find them. The Android Market doesn’t do a very good job of showcasing applications, so you’ll usually see the same twenty or so apps on its front page. If you want to find those buried gems, you’re forced to […]

9 Great Games for Your Android Phone

photo credit: secretlondon123 While the Android Market isn’t nearly as diverse as Apple’s app store yet, it’s growing quickly and has plenty to offer in the way of games.  I have compiled a list of some of the games that I’ve enjoyed playing. All of the games I mention in this guide are either completely […]

Fix: Windows XP Gets Blue Screen Error after Windows Update (KB977165)

A recent Windows Update (KB977165) for Windows XP caused many computers to experience Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) errors when the computer restarted after the update.  The cause of the blue screen wasn’t just the update, but rather a rootkit (a form of malware) which had been present on the users’ machines prior to the […]

BioShock 2: Purchasing Looks Less and Less Appealing Thanks to DRM

BioShock 2 releases in a couple of weeks, and from the way things are going it appears publisher 2K Games is doing everything in their power to keep people from buying it. Previous details about the game’s Digital Rights Management indicated a tight lockdown, but recent statements from 2K Games claim a so-called ‘scaling back’ […]

Why the Kindle Sucks (and What Can Be Done About It)

Over the holiday season, Amazon’s Kindle became the most gifted item in Amazon’s history. On Christmas day, Amazon sold more Kindle copies of books than actual physical books.  Without a doubt, E-readers are the future of the book industry, and the Kindle is leading the way. Or is it? Unfortunately, it isn’t.  The Kindle sucks. […]

Review: Fat Princess

Have your cake and eat it too. Developer: Titan Studios Genre: Action Release Date: July 30th, 2009 Number of Players: 1-32 ESRB Rating: T Platform: PS3 Author’s Note: This review was written after the release of the first patch, using version 1.02 of the game. Since the connection issues from the original release have been […]

How to Add an OS X 10.5 Computer to a Windows Domain

This article will guide you through the steps required to connect a computer running OS X 10.5 to a Windows domain, allowing you to login using your Active Directory credentials. Since Active Directory is so widely used, it is useful to be able to set up any computers running OS X to authenticate through it. […]

Review: The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

Why’s the rum gone? Publisher: LucasArts Genre: Point and Click Adventure Release Date: July 15th, 2009 Number of Players: 1 ESRB Rating: E Platforms: PC and Xbox 360 The Secret of Monkey Island tells the swashbuckling tale of Guybrush Threepwood, a young man on a journey to become a pirate. The game starts with Guybrush […]