PC Joysticks

This genre of games is pretty much dead now. Too bad. After you are done with Call of Duty 4, it is nice to just fly a plane. In the old days, Falcon was something i could play for hours. Now you can’t even really find a review of a PC joystick anymore. “Consumersearch.com”:http://www.consumersearch.com/www/computers/game-controllers/ has […]

Bluehost and Wikka wiki Upload limits

Well, there are a few limits I can see. First, Wikka Wiki has a 2MB limit, but it also looks like the underlying hosters has a 2MB limit as well. You have to change the “php.ini”:http://www.bluehostforum.com/showthread.php?t=12687 files in the wiki /uploads directory to break this. “Bluehost”:http://helpdesk.bluehost.com/kb/index.php?id=124&mod_id=2&x= explains how to do this. Note that this thing […]

Beyond Combat Flight Simulator

So where can you go beyond Microsoft’s old copy of Combat Flight Simulator if you want to fly jets? Well, besides a joystick, you are in the modding and open source communities. People are just maintaining and skinning stuff. Amazingly creative. Starting at “Sim-HQ”:http://www.simhq.com/_air/air.html#reviews you can see a whole series of reviews for something called […]

Gigabytes, terabytes and beyond….to Geopbytes

Megabytes, Gigabytes, Terabytes – What Are They? · 1 Bit = Binary Digit · 8 Bits = 1 Byte · 1024 Bytes = 1 Kilobyte · 1024 Kilobytes = 1 Megabyte · 1024 Megabytes = 1 Gigabyte · 1024 Gigabytes = 1 Terabyte · 1024 Terabytes = 1 Petabyte · 1024 Petabytes = 1 Exabyte […]

Wikka Wiki File Upload Size Limit

It isn’t well documented. In fact, it isn’t documented at all, but the http://wikkawiki.org/FilesAction method allows you to put {{files}} into any Wikki page and then a registered user can upload things. It has a hidden parameter for 2MB files and limits the files which sounds smart… $max_upload_size = “21048576”; $allowed_extensions = ‘gif|jpeg|jpg|jpe|doc|xls|…’; The solution […]

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