Musings of a Skeptical Super Nerd & Gamer

Gaming

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record Preview

Posted by on 2011-05-30

I played Dead Rising; I loved Dead Rising. Dead Rising 2 innovated a lot, including a notable change to the silly radio system of the first title, yet somehow it never held my...

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Hacking/Security and Tech

Netflix Dead in FF15

Posted by on 2012-08-29

I noticed something today after upgrading to Firefox 15. Unfortunately, it appears that Netflix Instant Watch/Watch Instantly whitelists browsers (that is, browsers don’t...

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Life and Random

W3TC Breaks Jetpack’s “Sharing”

Posted by on 2012-08-12

I love the W3 Total Cache WordPress plugin for its wide feature set and great performance, but damn if it doesn’t break things sometimes. A few weeks ago I spend most of a...

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Recent Posts

CrashPlan’s “Network Blocked”

CrashPlan’s “Network Blocked”

2012-07-23

I recently switched from Carbonite to CrashPlan as my cloud backup of choice after Carbonite’s upload throttling became too severe (I was lucky to upload 1 GB per day). Things were running great until I noticed CrashPlan hadn’t uploaded anything in about a week. The error it gave wasn’t helpful, simply “Network Blocked.” The...

STotW: Opting Out with Yahoo!

STotW: Opting Out with Yahoo!

2012-02-10

Opting out of services goes a long way to protecting your privacy online. So, in this Security Tip of the Week, here’s how to quickly and easily opt out of targeted advertising on Yahoo! (The exclamation point is in the trademark – I’m not yelling in excitement about privacy controls, though they are pretty awesome.) First, you can actually...

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record Preview

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record Preview

2011-05-30

I played Dead Rising; I loved Dead Rising. Dead Rising 2 innovated a lot, including a notable change to the silly radio system of the first title, yet somehow it never held my attention like the original, and reviews show many people feel the same. One of the biggest requests from fans has been simple: bring back Frank West, the original games protagonist....

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