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A Poké-Pleasant Surprise

March 8, 2011

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My blog has been inactive due to my other obligations, but I found something that I thought was worth sharing: I picked up my copy of Pokémon: White when it came out on Sunday, and when I pulled out all the paper manuals that came with it, I was pleasantly surprised to see this recycle logo […]

An Informative Rant About TVs

November 28, 2010

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Anyone get any amazing Black Friday deals on TVs?  There were plenty of sales going on this year at every store that sold televisions, with TVs usually being on the front page, and at the top of everyone’s wish list (including mine.)  Of course, as a college student with very little money to spare, and […]

The Greener Side of Facebook

November 7, 2010

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It seems like every major corporation and business nowadays is attempting to be greener and more environmentally friendly, and Facebook is no different. Facebook has their very own green page  (www.facebook.com/green) that members can “like” and visit to view green news from the social media giant.  Under its info page, the first sentence under their […]

Recharge Your Wallet

October 31, 2010

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Not all gamers (like not all people) care about “being green” or being environmentally friendly, but who doesn’t like to save money?  A simple way gamers can help out the environment and save some moolah is by utilizing rechargeable batteries in your controllers. Here are some suggestions if you’re not sure what brand to purchase. […]

BP vs. Mario

October 10, 2010

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The BP oil spill is a terrible disaster.  The leak was finally plugged on July 15th, but not before 4.9 million barrels of crude oil poured into the Gulf of Mexico.  This was even worse than the Exxon Valdez spill in 1989.  We could have really used Mario and FLUDD. If you played Super Mario […]

Toxic Consoles

October 1, 2010

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In Greenpeace’s May 2010 edition in Guide to Greener Electronics, the organization ranked the top 18 manufacturers “of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and climate change.”  Who will be the first to turn over a greener leaf? “It certainly won’t be Nintendo,” an article […]

Utilizing Your System’s Graphics- 101

September 19, 2010

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For many video game and media enthusiasts, great graphics is a must-have. There are plenty of options to choose from: PC monitors, LED screen, LCD screens, plasma screens, projectors, etc.  The list goes on and on-especially when you need to consider finer details such as resolution, size, contrast ratio, and refresh rate. Of course, don’t […]