Gigabyte GA-7VT600 Motherboard automatically shutting off

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

I’ve been struggling off and on with an issue on my Dad’s computer the last month or so. He said that it would occasionally just shut off completely out of the blue. (He also admonished me not to spend much time on it. Unfortunately problems like this are usually the ones that take the most [...]

XBOX 360 classaction suit?

Monday, December 5th, 2005

Microsoft has been sued by an XBOX 360 owner over the overheating/locking up issues that have previously been reported here and other places around the web. He is looking for classaction status for the suit. Microsoft maintains that only 3% of shipped units seem to suffer the problem and that’s low for an electronics device [...]

More XBox 360 news

Sunday, November 27th, 2005

Again I haven’t been big into console gaming, but here’s a bit more XBox 360 news that I’ve run across. First up, is the Free60 project, whose aim is to port linux and darwin to the new XBOX 360 hardware platform. It’ll be interesting to see if this can be done without hardware modification… The [...]

Shuttle astronaut pulls gap filler out in spacewalk

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005

I waited until I could find a news article with a pretty picture, this wasn’t quite what I was hoping for, as this space walk should have allowed for some excellent views of the shuttle and the earth behind it. The astronaut successfully pulled out the “gap fillers” that were protruding from the underbelly. There [...]


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