'Computers' Category Archive

Video capture rocks my socks

Posted by SpaghettiOh on Saturday, June 07th, 2008 in Computers /Videos

I have no idea why, but I’ve never messed around with this stuff at all. Tonight I vigorously tried to figure out how the video inputs on the front of the DreamBox worked, and finally had some success. I hooked up my Sega Saturn and went at some of the classic 3D orb collecting in NiGHTS, and recorded this test video:

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When I think about you I multitouch myself

Posted by SpaghettiOh on Thursday, May 15th, 2008 in Computers /Gaming Life

Who takes multimillion dollar hardware and software apps and says, “Hey, let’s make it so we can play video games on it!”? People like me do, that’s who. I think the more appropriate question here is, “Who takes multimillion dollar hardware and software apps capable making some of the most interactive video games on the market and applies Missile Command to them?”

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Your PC probably sucks

Posted by SpaghettiOh on Wednesday, May 14th, 2008 in Computers

Meet the DreamBox.

HP 8430

An HP Media Center PC with more bang for the buck than you’ll ever get putting the same thing together yourself for this price. I picked it up at Circuit City for $899. Did I mention that it nearly doubles the stats of the one I’ve had in my cart at NewEgg for 6 months? Oh…well, it does.

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