Monthly Archives: February 2006

New Intel-based Mac Mini

I’ll be brief about this. I may be an Apple employee but my site is not another outlet to shill for them when I’m not getting a piece of the marketing budget.    Today, the big announcement was the revision … Continue reading

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Week 21 of NHL 2005-6

Team USA did even worse in the medal round against Finland. Getting knocked out was one thing, but the 30 minutes of penalties, poor play and poor sportsmanship followed by a temper tantrum from Mike “Lady” Modano was unacceptable. Team … Continue reading

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Tenth anniversary of GDW’s demise

I remember hearing the news about GDW finally shutting its doors on February 29, 1996. I just can’t remember how I found out since I wasn’t gaming then. Probably one of my friends because I don’t think I read about … Continue reading

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One Billion downloads from iTunes

Apple reached that milestone yesterday and a very lucky teenager in Michigan hit the jackpot; a 20″ iMac, 10 iPods, a gift card for $10,000 worth of downloads and a scholarship donated to Juilliard’s school of music, in his name.  … Continue reading

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26th Anniversary of Miracle on Ice

Despite the US getting eliminated in the quarterfinals by Finland today, it is still a great day for US Hockey.    On this day, 26 years ago, Team USA defeated the USSR at hockey in the 1980 Winter Olympics at … Continue reading

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Zathura

Even if you’ve seen Jumanji, this movie is still different enough to stand on its own and be enjoyed but it is rather impossible not to be drawn into a comparison.    Instead of two orphans who miss their parents, there … Continue reading

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Week 20 of NHL 2005-6

It’s an off week for the NHL as the Olympics take their toll and the Rick Tocchet debacle unfolds.    Team USA is awful this go round in the Olympics. After they lost to Slovakia, I pretty much lost interest … Continue reading

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The usual alarmist nonsense

Once again, there’s allegedly another “virus” going around that proves Mac OS X isn’t secure and it’s just as flawed as Windows.    For my fellow Mac users, let me explain and assure you what it really is. Firstly, it’s … Continue reading

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Ice Bats move closer to my house

After ten years at the Travis County Expo Center, the Austin Ice Bats are moving to a new venue, Chaparral Ice. The details were basically the unavailability of the Center. I would also go with the smell on that place … Continue reading

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Justice League Unlimited

This cartoon has been out for a few years now and it started out with the simpler title of just Justice League. Even when there were only seven superheroes saving the world, it was aweseome. It has only gotten better with … Continue reading

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