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Diablo 3 Announced in Paris

The a flame has been rekindled for quite possibly one of the greatest RPG series ever created for the PC. The announcement for Diablo 3 was made today in Paris during the Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational and has spawned a great deal of excitement for fans of the best selling game.

The MAME Cabinet

I found out that a friend of mine and his buddy just completed their MAME cabinet project. The cabinet utilizes a PC (specs unknown,) Windows XP as the host operating, with GameEx, Mame 0.123, MESS, and nullDC as the emulation software. I’m really digging the glowing trackball and buttons, and the multitude of different classic […]

Homemade Directional Wifi Dish – Part 1

This thrown together hunk of junk was made in a matter of fifteen minutes, but significantly improves my ability to detect and use access points previously untouchable by my consumer-grade USB Wifi adapter, the DWL-G122. I salvaged the dish from my roof, of which I didn’t even know existed until I went out back the […]

Laptop Revival – Part 1

Patient: Gateway Solo 9500 My goal is to get this eight year old laptop to full working condition, without spending a lot of cash. Some of the problems I might encounter during this procedure are: Missing Screws (though might not be a problem if I find another suitable enclosure) Overheating CPU, on a count of […]