Alexandar Tzanov's Personal Blog

Tag: pc

  • You served me well

    Time to say goodbye to my old laptop. I have had it for six or seven-years, and it has served me well. A few years back the hard drive controller started to exhibit issues – it did not always boot because it could not find the hard drive. Other times it worked fine, but any […]

  • XBox 360 no video, only audio

    Over the weekend I had some lack of video from my XBox360. Nothing that some heat couldn’t fix. Apparently most problems with the Xbox360 are fixed by that which kills PCs – heat. I have an XBox360, which is one of those that was born with bugs and “genetic” issue – meaning an early version […]

  • 3000MB does not equal 3GB

    I find it so annoying when companies and individuals, who are in the technology business or are technically inclined, incorrectly calculate storage space. For example WordPress founding member Matt Mullenweg, in his “Free Space to Three Gigabytes” post states that the free space on WordPress.com will be increased to 3,000 MB, yet the title states that […]

  • Oh Snap! – Red Alert 3

    Wow, just wow! This is the best game ad I have seen in very, very long time. Once again the Command and Conquer community is in for a visual treat. It looks like the upcoming Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 has a great cast of actors. I really enjoy watching this video. I really […]

  • Valve being bought by Google. Please say it isn’t so.

    Valve being bought by Google! That is a horrible thought, but there are number of web sites which are reporting this. Here are a few links: http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/09/17/google-valve http://techcrunch.com/2008/09/17/google-to-acquire-valve/ I decided to send Valve a quick email, and I think that everyone that is agains this happenign should do as well. Good morning, TechCrunch and TheInquirer […]

  • Adventure games.

    Last night, in the quick chat, on Abandonia someone said “This site should be renamed “dedicated to adventure games”.”. My response to this was “That’s what games used to be back in the day. Now they are all about is this shiny enough? Yes! Can we make it cheep and sell it quick. Yes. Then […]