Category Archives: Entertainment

New video card for 4K UHD and Starcraft 2 SC2 HotS

Every four years or so I invest in a new video card. The latest edition, ordered today, is the GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 650 Ti OC 2GB card. I actually meant to order a BOOST edition but somewhat mistakenly ordered the ‘OC’ edition. 🙁 However, I like the overall features of the card and if it performs well enough I will keep it. 🙂 Otherwise, I may return it and look at a GTX 760. My general usage scenarios will be

Behind the scenes in Branson MO

Interesting snippet about a recent documentary highlighting Branson performers: Filmmakers AJ Schnack, David Wilson and Nathan Truesdell let us see what’s behind the curtain of all those music shows in a small Ozark town famed for its wholesome image and apple pie performances. […] a chance to get to know the families, the performers, the drama and the reality when the glittering costumes come off. The subjects, including the Presley and Lennon families, are open about their lives on stage

Free LEGAL torrent download of 2012 Counting Crows album

Awesome! Here is the link to the torrent: (link) Counting Crows — BitTorrent Featured Contenthttp://featuredcontent.utorrent.com/countingcrows/Exclusive “Underwater Sunshine” BitTorrent Bundle Counting Crows are back with a collection of covers for music geeks, by music geeks, encapsulating everything from Dawes to… New Music Bundle + Tour Dates from Counting Crows, only on BitTorrent | The Official BitTorrent Bloghttp://blog.bittorrent.com/2012/05/14/new-music-bundle-tour-dates-from-counting-crows-only-on-bittorrent/We’ve been obsessed with everything Counting Crows since August and Everything After. So we’re very excited to partner with the band on their latest media release:

2.1 Speaker Roundup! Beatbox vs. Tango TRX vs. Rockus

This is a review of three sound systems I have had the pleasure of listening to at home and in the shop: Antec Soundscience Rockus 2.1 Price: $99-$181 at Amazon Review rating: 3.75/5 stars Pros: Good sound and great bass. Cons: Bulky compared to the others, no built-in wireless connections, no built in charging, not as high-fidelity as the Beatbox,  more cable tangle to deal with. No remote control Summary: Pricing varies widely, but a good deal at $99 and ideal

X-Arcade now available cheaper at Fry’s

Some cool news from X-Arcade: […] our newest X-Arcade Two Player home arcade system will now be available for just $99 at Fry’s Electronics, one of America’s largest and most iconic electronics retailers. The Silicon Valley-based retail chain known for its elaborately-themed technology superstores around the country will begin selling X-Arcade Dual Joysticks nationwide March 7th. Source They make rock solid controllers, I own one and have been very impressed with it. The Fry’s price is $30 cheaper since that

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