Category: Gear

Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro initial impressions

Arriving in the mail on my birthday (April 4th), these Beyerdynamic DT770 Pros are a big step up from my Audio Technica ATH-AD700s.

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My First Mac: an Apple-Hater reviews a Macbook

As some of you may know, I’m not Apple’s biggest fan.  However, when I recently came across a good deal on a used 2006 13″ Black Macbook, I figured it was time to see if my opinion was misguided.  Join me, won’t you?

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Logitech USB Microphone

How does Logitech’s most widely available USB mic hold up?  Click through to find out!

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Life update

This has become a normal sleeping position for Fizzgigg. She’s taking over our bean bag!

I know there’s been an extended silence around here, but there’s been a LOT going on lately.  I haven’t done one of these “what’s happening now” write-ups in a while, so I figured it was time.

::note:: We postponed our DnD game this week due to Valentine’s Day.  Check back next week for the continuing story, or read back over our previous sessions.

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A visual guide to Ambient music

Interested in how an ambient track gets put together?  Here’s but a small glimpse at what’s involved in creating this intricate and beautiful music.

Note: You can listen to (and download!) my currently available tracks for free at, and as a torrent.

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Living as a nerd with no electricity

The big storm last week that hammered the North East here in the USA left us without power for almost three days.  Here’s a few tips on how to continue living the nerd life without power.

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iPhone on Verizon now official

Picture obtained from Engadget

It’s finally official, folks!  At 11:07 AM Eastern time, Verizon unveiled the CDMA iPhone 4.

I’m more of an Android guy myself, but I’m all for competition.  Hopefully, this will not only ignite a price war between AT&T and Verizon, but will step things up between Apple and the various Android manufacturers.  Either way, we the people win!

Five ways to increase gaming performance

Our very own AndreasL gives some tips on how to squeeze those extra frames per second out of your system.

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Good-sounding, comfortable, and stylish gaming headsets can be very hard to find…especially if you have a limited budget.  Luckily, our very own AndreasL was able to find this decent headset from Creative.

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IC Diamond 7 review

Things around here are going to get a bit bumpy, since our wedding is now only 24 days away (eek!)  Still, I thought I would drop in and inform you folks of an awesome thermal compound I’ve recently discovered.

Disclaimer: I was not paid or asked to review this product in any way.  This article is merely a representation of my own personal experiences, and the product was purchased with my own money.

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