Article archive for 2009

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Say goodbye to the Uh-Ohs. Long live the Tens.

Ten years have gone by since we all worried about Y2K and we’re still not driving flying cars.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Logitech’s electronic skins for Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero

Are you looking to expand your Rock Band or Guitar Hero drum kit? Or perhaps you’re more serious of a musician than what those kits support. Consider the Logitech Wireless Drum Controller. Although more costly than the above mentioned kits, is it worth the extra expense? Read on as Editor-at-Large James Booth takes a look at Logitech’s replacement drum kit.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Assassin’s Creed comes to (and dies on) the PSP

Coinciding with the release of Assassin’s Creed II, the franchise debuts on the PSP with Assassin’s Creed Bloodlines. How well does this title translate to the smaller platform of the PSP? In this review, Editor-at-Large James Booth let’s you know whether or not to "heed the Creed."

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Who you gonna call on the PSP… Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters The Video Game was one of the most eagerly anticipated games of Summer 2009, being released on every major gaming platform except the PSP. Then, with absolutely no fanfare whatsoever, Ghostbusters The Video game for PSP was released on November 3, 2009. Is worth the effort, or is too little too late? Read Editor-at-Large James Booth’s opinion in this review of the mobile Ghostbusters.

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Lava Launch Coaster offers a great father/son project opportunity

When constructed, it’s 4 feet high and contains more than 20 feet of track.

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

The insane rants of Premiere Pro

WEIRD SCIENCE By David Gewirtz OK, background: I’ve been putting together a video (think podcast) for some Lotus Notes-related stuff. I read that the new CS4 Premiere Pro could scan a video and transcribe it, placing the words in time with the video for ease of editing. Now, before I go further, I need to [...]

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Macrofire for the PSP

The analog stick on the PSP isn’t exactly the most reliable design, it’s prone to drifting and breaking. The Macrofire utility can correct that drift and create user-programmable button-macros. Read on to find out how Macrofire worked for Editor-at-Large James Booth

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Taking screenshots on the PSP

Wouldn’t you love to be able to prove that high score or awesome move on the PSP by taking screen or video captures? SVCapture for the PSP was designed to do precisely this. Read on to find out how it worked for Editor-at-Large James Booth

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Replacing your broken PSP analog stick

The PSP’s the analog stick is one of its most fragile components. Some take years of abuse, others give up the ghost rather quickly. You can return your unit to Sony for repair, or you can save some time and money by repairing yourself with this tutorial from Editor-at-Large James Booth.

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

The hows and whys of hacking the PSP

There are a multitude of reasons for hacking Sony’s Playstation Portable, but the most basic is that the PSP is capable of so much more than Sony has allowed. In this introductory article, Editor-at-Large James Booth covers the hows and whys of hacking the Sony PSP.

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