Category Archives: Entertainment

How much bandwidth does NetFlix streaming use? [DEFINITIVE ANSWER]

Q. Hello, I am in US and have netflix and want to stream movies but i also have a sucky monthly bandwidth cap of 12.5GB. I want to make sure I don’t go over my monthly limit. Can you tell me how much bandwidth netflix streaming takes like per hourly?! Thx in advance!!! -PaulT from MN A. Great question Paul! Bandwidth caps are quite a bummer and you are wise to be aware of your usage. I can tell you

How to sideload Android apps onto the Kindle Fire & Nook Tablet

Thank goodness both of the hottest new 7″ tablets support side loading Android apps onto the devices! There are a LOT of tutorials out there, some of them pretty complicated, so here are the TWO best sideloading tutorials I have found… Sideloading for the B&N Nook Tablet:   How to sideload apps on the NOOK Tablet (Amazon Appstore, GO Launcher EX) – Liliputinghttp://liliputing.com/2011/11/how-to-sideload-apps-on-the-nook-tablet-amazon-appstore-go-launcher-ex.htmlFortunately it’s pretty easy to install third party apps on the NOOK Tablet. You don’t even need to

What does KDR stand for when gaming? Answer: Kill to Death Ratio

In a video game, your KDR, or kill/death ratio, is simply how many kills you get (when you kill/defeat another player) and how many deaths you suffer (how many times you are killed/defeated). So a KDR of 25/5 or 25-5 means you killed 25 enemies and were only killed 5 times. Not bad! However, a KDR of 6/20 or 6-20 means you only killed 6 enemies yet you died 20 times. Better luck next time! Normally these ratios are relevant

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Series

I have greatly enjoyed Isaac Asimov’s foundation series. They are well written and are fairly quick reads. I am also astounded how much his work seems to have influenced Star Wars etc., Asimov’s “Galactic Empire” was truly a precursor to many of the more recent writings/movies and some lines seem to be lifted almost verbatim from Foundation… Foundation links / Audio version by BBC: Foundation series – Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foundation_seriesThe Foundation Series is a science fiction series by Isaac

Duke Nukem Forever & AMD Dual Core Optimizer (on Intel!)

Recently I experienced some stuttering while playing DNF with my buddy Kevin. I tried adjusting the video settings to lower quality, yet I still experienced stutter and visual lag (not ping related). Eventually I narrowed the potential culprits to: #1 stuttering from a slow RAID1 hard drive setup that DNF/Steam was loaded on #2 AMD Dual Core Optimizer was installed by DNF/Steam even though I have an Intel CPU #3 the NVIDIA control panel being set for 3D acceleration to

Create BIGGER genius playlists in iTunes? [solved]

Q. Good morning. I have iTunes for my music collection (mp3 & AAC) and really like the Genius feature of iTunes. However, I cannot figure out how to make a Genius playlist with more than 25 songs in it! Is this possible? I don’t really know my way around iTunes very well and I have checked preferences etc. but to no avail. Please help if you can. A. Yes, you CAN make a bigger Genius playlist with 50, 75 or 100

Nice low-end 2.1 speakers [roundup] [Christmas]

Do you have a guy or gal that has been particular nice this year. If so, speakers are always a nice present if they don’t already have a nice set. 🙂 Or maybe you’ve been good and need to treat your ears better? My top speaker picks for $99-$149 this Xmas These 2.1 speaker sets can be found for around $99 on special (check NewEgg shellshockers/weekend deals & Amazon). If you don’t catch them on a deal then they can