2/15/14: Initial release.
Did you know that you can play LAN with Starcraft II Wings of Liberty? This game has no real LAN, but thanks to a great program called Starfriend, you can do a real LAN party, or you can take it online and play too!
For more details on this method, go to Battle4sc2.com, or see my video tutorial below. Enjoy!
2/7/14: Initial Release.
I just love TeamViewer. I cannot explain how awesome it is, and this Winter season, I’m using it in ways I wonder how I could have done 10 years ago.
As I am writing this post, I am in my living room watching the Sochi Olympics. I am on my laptop, but I have TeamViewer opened controlling my desktop PC upstairs. See the screenshot at the top of the post.
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1-25-14: Initial release.
Above is my picture of my current Windows 7 system rating index. In the very near future, I will be upgrading my current desktop PC from a dual core AMD 3800+ at 2.0GHZ to the newer AMD FX-8320 processor (8 core).
I’m going to be getting a new motherboard, and new RAM. For now, I will re-use my existing video card, but I expect to upgrade that as well soon in the future.
I will post the new system rating index results once I have fully upgraded my computer, but how about you? How does your system rating compare to mine?
Which item is the bottleneck in your system? Take a screenshot, share, and let’s compare!
1-22-14: Initial Release.
For the past year or so, I’ve known a pretty dark secret about Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 for the the PC platform.
Using the ~14GB Call of Duty MW3 dedicated server tools, in addition to install respective game update patches and using the TeknoMW3 program, you can play online multiplayer for free, without buying the game.
In fact, if you use an older copy of TeknoMW3 (v188.8.131.52) with an older patch of the game, you can play single player campaign, as well as spec-ops LAN!
Why does the dedicated server tool have both the single player and all multiplery maps (minus DLC)? I have no idea. What I do know is that this same method worked with the FourlDeltaOne (who no longer exists).
So what’s left? Using TeknoMW3, you can continue to play online and have your good times.
Want to see the video tutorial proving this? See below. Enjoy!
1-9-14: Initial release.
The last few months I always get questions from gamers asking me why they are having problems with pairing their PS3 controller to their laptop or desktop even though they fulfill the 39 and 40 requirement on their bluetooth adapter.
I don’t know if this is the final answer, but I found out that if you use version v.0.6.00001, your chances of successfully pairing your PS3 controller through wireless to your computer is much easier.
If you use newer copies of motioninjoy, it just may not work at all from a bluetooth pairing standpoint.
To understand more about how to use USB or bluetooth dongles for connecting the PS3 to your computer, see my youtube video below.
1-1-14: Initial release.
I want to take the time to say Happy New Year to all my blog readers! I know over the last year the amount of article writing has significantly decreased, but that’s only because I’ve been busy with other things outside of this blog such as work, youtube, facebook, and of course, family life (I did have a wedding after all).
In 2014, expect more of the same tutorials that you loved reading about previously. I will have a bigger emphasis on technology, which include tutorials with raspberry pi, wii,gaming tutorials, and more.
As usual, if there is a video tutorial that you want, please request it at my youtube page (youtube.com/moneyinphx) and we can go from there. Thank you for your support!
12-30-13: Initial release.
So you have a movie on your hard drive, but you need the subtitles? Where you going to get them from? Ripping subtitles from your own dvd/blu-ray collection is one possibility, but it is a big pain in the rear to do so.
A great alternative is to go to the website Subscene.com. Here they have user submitted subtitles for almost every single movie known to man, whether it is for retail rips, or downloaded copies.
For example, a quick search for subtitles for “The Da Vinci Code” brought up this:
Of course, you can get the subtitle in the language of your choice. So give it a try! You might find something that you couldn’t find anywhere else.
12-29-13: Initial release.
12-30-13: Added downloaded link. Fixed blog title.
In a previous Youtube video, I showed the user the painstaking method of how to install and use dosbox to setup the game Daggerfall correctly. The issue with this method is its long, and you have to manually mount the image file every time you want to play.
Using the Ancestral Ghost setup, all you do is run the .exe setup file, it installs the game, all latest official and unofficial patches, and that’s it!
Run the shortcut from the desktop or start menu, and you are good to go. No need to mount the image file every time you want to play or extra Dosbox configuration intervention! See the download link below and have fun!
Source Site: Download Here
12-27-13: Initial release.
A few months ago I had purchased an iPhone 4 from Amazon (used) for a really great price from Amazon gift cards that I had in my account.
The most interesting part about this purchase is I had no intention to get a data plan or voice service plan for it. Why is that? Well, I already had a company cell phone that I use for business and sometimes personal use, but it wouldn’t be right to have personal stuff and games on a business phone.
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12/13/13: Initial release.
I am a long time fan of using XBMC on my Raspberry Pi. There is something very satisfying about watching Youtube on my TV on a mini PC that takes less than $3 of power a year.
However, sometimes when you are using the youtube plugin app inside XBMC, you may get an issue about an error and the video fails to play. This is so annoying. I spent hours of research and figured out how to get the youtube plugin to work flawlessly on both the raspbmc and also openelec. See below for more details:
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