Knights & Merchants Remake adds new life to an old game

Knights & Merchant is one of the games from my childhood that I will always remember.  Recently I had the itch to play again and discovered that it had be remade from scratch to improve compatibility, game play and fix problems that plagued the original game. Knights & Merchants is an RTS style game with … Continue reading

Free Game: Battlefield 1942 (2002)

Battlefield 1942 Box Art

Release Date: September 10, 2002 Publisher: Electronic Arts (aka EA) Platform: Windows Cost: Free Download: Here Battlefield 1942 is game that started EA’s most popular franchise, and it’s now available for free on the PC in celebration of the franchises 10th anniversary. Battlefield 1942 is an on-line multiplayer FPS that takes place during … Continue reading

Tesla reports profitable week and Model S gains “Sleep Mode”

Tesla Model S White

  Tesla Motors is having a good week with the announcement by CEO Elon Musk that the company had achieved a positive cash flow last week.  In addition to getting their cash flow Back in Black, Tesla has updated the firmware on the Model S to v4.0. In this firmware update … Continue reading

Xbox 720 Rumor Round-Up

Microsoft Xbox 360 Closeup

The Xbox 360 celebrated it’s 7th birthday last week.  That’s quite a long life for a gaming console, and that means its time to get excited about the next generation of consoles.  Nintendo has already kick off the next generation of consoles with the Wii U, so everyone is waiting … Continue reading

OpenELEC 3.0 Beta 1 released, adding all XBMC 12 features


The OpenELEC team has been busy. They just released version OpenELEC 2.0 a few weeks ago, and now we get OpenELEC 3.0 beta 1 that includes XBMC in all of it’s glory 12.0 glory.  This includes PVR support,  the modern audio engine that now supports formats like TrueHD and DTS-HD, … Continue reading

Hello Linux Mint 14

Everyone’s favorite Ubuntu variation Linux Mint has reached version 14.  Currently Linux Mint comes in two GUI variations MATE, that is based off GNOME 2, and Cinnamon, which is based off GNOME 3 project.  The KDE GUI will inevitably follow in the near future.  Update:  KDE and xfce have been given … Continue reading

5 products that save you money on your power bill

Philips LED Light Bulb

5) Belkin Conserve Valet with Energy-Saving USB Charging Station Manufacturer: Belkin Cost: $39.99 Energy vampires will Nickle & Dime your power bill to death. What is an energy vampire? Most AC adapters like your phone or iPod charger draw power 24/7 to charge you devices, even when its not connected … Continue reading

Mars One gives lucky astronauts one way ticket to Mars

Mars One has plans to settle mars by the year 2023. What makes this plan easier to accomplish then NASA or any other colonization attempts? The settlers are getting a one way ticket to mars, without the chance to come back to earth.  The colony will initially survive with frequent … Continue reading