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Microsoft ‘Stealth Update’ Proving Problematic

Microsoft ‘Stealth Update’ Proving Problematic

if you’ve read my post about the confirmation of Microsoft’s Stealth Updates for Windows XP and believed Microsoft’s claims, stating that this is a ?normal behavior? for XP and Vista machines then think again. According


Microsoft Stealth Windows Update confirmed

There have been rumors in the tech world about the sudden update of some windows machines without permission from their respective owners. It has been said that even with automatic updates turned off,


Armor Skills

Skill Points Value Skill Result Description Attack 20 Attack Up (Large) Greater increase in Attack   15 Attack Up (Medium) Moderate increase in Attack   10 Attack Up (Small) Slight increase in Attack   -10 Attack Down (Small) Slight decrease in Attack   -15 Attack Down (Medium) Moderate decrease in Attack   -20 Attack Down (Large) Greater decrease in Attack Defense 20 Defense +40 Increases


Steam Holiday Sale Begins!

Open your wallets because Steam has finally started it’s Holiday sale which will start from today (December 20.. that’s 21 for us in Asia) upto January 2 next year. If you’ve been holding


Massive Civilization V patch goes live

For those still chagrined at Civilization 5’s performance and stability you’re in luck. The massive patch that 2kgames and Firaxis has promised is now live and brings oodles of bug fixes, stability fixes,


Massive Civilization V patch incoming

If you’re still chargrined at the state of Civilization V’s stability, gameplay and overall experience then Firaxis and 2kgames have good news. A massive Civilization 5 patch will be available “on or


Gran Turismo 5 release date confirmed!

After the LOOOOOONG way, it’s finally here. Sony has announced that Gran Turismo 5 will release in the US on November 24th, 2010.


Currently Playing: Angry Birds

This is the very first Android Game for my currently playing series and with good reason. It’s free, it’s fun and it’s addicting (really… it’s addicting). 


Online Etiquette 101 – Social Networking Sites

I didn’t expect my earlier post, Online Etiquette 101 – Forums to be an interesting hit. I’ve seen several forums linking to it in order to educate some of the still newbies to


Currently Playing: Monster Hunter Tri

It’s been a very busy month for me which is sad because it just so happens that one of my most awaited games has finally been released, Monster Hunter Tri. I managed to


Install PSP Custom Firmware 5.50 MHU

If you’re still looking for a Dark Alex release of 5.50 custom firmware tough luck. The good news is that members of team M33 has released their version of 5.50 much like what


Install PSP Custom Firmware 5.50 GEN-A

While everyone’s still waiting for a Dark Alex release his version of 5.50 custom firmware, PSP GEN has managed to release their 5.50 GEN-A Custom Firmware. Do note that the earlier 5.03 GEN-A


Free Nintendo DSI Points

Nintendo did the right thing giving those jumping ship for the DSi and giving them some free DSi games. How? By giving away Free DSi Points. These DSi points can be used to


Download DoTA Allstars Official 6.58 map (with changelog)

Download DoTA Allstars Official 6.58 map (with changelog)

Official Dota Allstars 6.58 Released : January 9, 2009 Filesize : 3.21 MB There’s been a massive overhaul in DoTA 6.58, so be sure to read the changelog. Download links and Changelog after the


Download DoTA Allstars Official 6.55 map (with changelog)

Yep, I’m back to playing DoTA (simply because we’re given the green light to install it on our machines at the office to play when we’re doing nothing) and just in time too.  The


Wanted: Movie Review

At the theaters, It was a choice (for me) between Hancock, starring Will Smith, and Wanted, co-starring Angelina Jolie, and starring an unknown (to me) actor named James McAvoy.  I’m glad I chose a


Costumes, cosplays, conventions and getting hooked to them

There’s always something about cosplays that draws me to it.  From sexy costumes to amazing feats of creativity and engineering (yeah, it’s not just about the pretty girls), cosplay has gone from a fad


Crisis Core Materia Fusion Guide & Stat Modifier Trick

This is the Crisis Core Materia Fusion Guide, it’s meant to help you master Materia Fusion in Final Fantasy Crisis Core to create materia for buffs like +999% HP, +100 Stats, get tips for


Gundam 00 – Episode 15 and 16

Gundam 00 – Episode 15 and 16

Gundam 00‘s previous and latest episodes proved once and for all that to tell a great battle, you needed two episodes or more. This simple rule has been true for past serieses


The Best Games you’ve never played

With hundreds of new games each year, it’s easy to forget the classics. Sure new games may be top of the line in terms of graphics but what of the gameplay? Games


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