Free 2$ MP3 credit at Amazon.com

Deals, Music

Silly Amazon.  There you go again, giving away stuff again.  Granted, this is digital stuff, and therefore may not actually exist, but it’s definitely free.

Go here and follow the instructions (hint: you must have a facebook account).  Share your current favorite song and redeem your free MP3 credits.

You must redeem the credits by 11:59pm PST May 24th 2012.  Blast, there had to be a catch.

Free Xbox 360 with Laptop purchase for students.

Deals, Games

A new program has launched to no doubt help spur Xbox 360 software sales.  If you are a student, and you visit a participating retailer, and purchase a laptop for college any reason, then you get a little pleasure to go with your business.

This news is good for those who are looking for a new laptop and like themselves some games.

source: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/microsoft-announces-return-of-pc-and-xbox-360-offer-for-students-152018795.html

If your power supply is dead, count your screws.

Blog, Computer Repair

Hot Comedy

Some years ago, I was watching The Complete Sam Kinison on my original Xbox, sharing some laughs with a friend.  25 minutes or so into the show, I heard a sparking sound.  The video of Sam on the screen turned to a digital photograph, and flames shot forth from my beloved Xbox.  Apparently a bug had crawled into my gaming console seeking warmth, and shorted two points on the motherboard that he shouldn’t have.  This left the charred remains of an insect and the burnt carcass of an Xbox. Continue reading

Off to a rough start.

Blog

This morning I started off optimistic.  I ate a lazy breakfast of generic cereal and proceeded to buy myself a website and hosting plan.  I was looking forward to developing a new website for people to be educated and entertained.  A place where you can look at recent video game reviews, or learn how to fix a computer problem.  Then my day took a different direction.

I came home to find my back door kicked in, and my two laptops and all of my wife’s jewelry gone.  I now type this clumsily on my ipad(it was located safely on my bible) with a new resolve.  I will continue making this site, and I will make it as good as I can with help from whoever I can coax it.  And I propose a toast.  May the following days involve the filing of fewer police reports than this.