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Writing your first C# program

There are many programming languages in the world of software development that savvy individuals wish to educate their knowledge hungry minds with. Getting your feet wet with some of them can be a daunting task at best. However, C# (pronounced see-sharp) is intended to be clear, understandable, yet cutting-edge and functional with an emphasis in […]

Life Points Calculator for Android

Using the Calculator included with Android is a pain in the ass when you’re likely to only use subtraction for a card game. The Yu-Gi-Oh trading card game is one such game that requires one to keep track of their life points to determine the victor in a ‘duel.’ Still, many players with Android phones […]

VibeStreamer: Remotely stream your music library

There’s many different solutions out there that give you the ability to access and share your collection of music over the net. Many of them of work, sort of. It really depends on how you want to present your music to the user and how much functionality you’re willing to give access to. In this […]

Motorola Droid Rooted

It was only a matter of time.  Verizon’s flagship Android handset was finally rooted the other day. For those with Droids, I highly suggest you get the rooted ROM before an OTA patch is pushed.

Is it down for everyone, or just me?

Been busy for a while, but I’m definitely not going to let the site rot. So here’s an update for those who have been waiting. Ever try to visit one of your favorite websites for your daily dosage of internet vegetation, only to be disappointed by a 404 Error? I found a fairly useful tool […]

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.

How to rip textures from Shaiya

I recently came across a relatively new MMORPG called Shaiya from Aeria Games. The first thing that came to my mind was, “I’ve got to build a bot for this game.” Instead of taking the long and grueling route of reverse engineering incoming/outgoing packets and having to deal with updated versions of the game (blah […]

How to stream video or audio using VLC Media Player

Update:  This tutorial is tailored toward version 0.8.6i of VLC Media Player. The interface in the later builds of VLC are quite different. However, it is recommended that you use 0.8.6i if you wish to stream without any issues. It seems the developers have neglected any progress on the transcoding aspect of VLC and as […]

Spore Creature Creator Trial Officially Released

For those who just can’t wait for the upcoming critically hyped game Spore, the creature creator demo has been released for the public to download. Anyone can create their own unique creature with a wide range of different body parts, colors, behaviors, and your creation will be fully compatible with Spore when the full game […]