Ask The Virtual Judge: A Magic: the Gathering Rules Lookup. Wow amazing, there is a virtual judge. Alex’s question was can two Myr Retrievers target each other. Answer yes, so if you sacrifice two you can get them both back.
Crystal Keep – Magic – Rules. We keep debating the rules for Magic. Here are the official rules and rulings.
iRiver iGP-100 – Convenience, Continued. Well, there are other iPod mini competitors now. This one uses a 1.5gb hard drive and is half the price of the mini. Also plays MP3, WMF and even Ogg Vorbis (my personal favorite right now!). Also connects as a USB hard drive to Windows, so no special software is […]
The Seattle Times: Fishing. A great resource for the latest on fishing in the SEattle area from the Seattle Times. Of note is that Cedar River is opening for catch and release. That Pine Lake is opening up on the Issaquah plateau.
ABT Electronics – Product Page. Ok, we tried the Sharper Image filter, but the ozone just made Alex wheeze, so we’re headed up market to a HEPA filter. Mad by Whirlpool, this one is supposed to capture really tiny particles. We’ll see.
Calvin loves golf. Time to get him some clubs. Here are some great locations noted by Google: * U.S. Kids Golf :: Leading the world in kids golf. Pretty cool. You can get an all titanium club for juniors. Expensive, but fitted by size. Calvin is probably in the Green system. 5″ and 25% lighter […]
AnandTech: Socket 754 Roundup: Comparing Generation 2 _Review of the mature 754 boards. These are going to be good buys when the 939 boards come out next week since they are about the same performance, but an older generation_ Based on features, implementation, value, overclocking performance and flexibility, the Epox 8KDA3 emerges as our Gold […]
Now that Anandtech is doing a monthly review of hardware, it sure is easier for me to do my guides. They are basically references to Anandtech now. Good recommendations are there. Here is my high end system recommendation. First point of course is that the ship of the Athlon 939 socket (Newcastle) slipped into June, […]
The first sets of drives that support dual layer are coming. Here are some with good reputations: * BENQ DW822A. * NEC ND-2510A * Lite-on SOHW-832S. Also some older drives can be firmware upgraded with the usual caveats as The firmware page :: View topic – The Double Layer Upgradability Thread explains. Short story is […]
“Anandtech”:http://anandtech.com/memory/showdoc.html?i=2057. An interesting piece about how the combination of the Athlon 64, plus locked PCI/AGP motherboards like the nForce 250 Pro really perform when using a new variant of memory called enhanced bandwidth done by OCZ. The new recommendation is the OCZ 3700EB available at “SVC”:http://www.svc.com/ocz466512ebdcpe-k.html for $183/512MB, Athlon 3200+, K8T800 PRO with nForce3-250 chipset […]