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Wii needs to be running to transfer data to the Wii U

Wii needs to be running to transfer data to the Wii U

I am working on a post for an FAQ regarding the new Wii U and while looking up information regarding transferring data from the old system to the new one I stumbled upon this doozy.

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Should you use a ‘Gaming’ Laptop?

Should you use a ‘Gaming’ Laptop?

Gaming computers have come a long way since the days of the Commodore 64.

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isoHunt: the industry is threatening the freedom of expression

isoHunt: the industry is threatening the freedom of expression

The owner of isoHunt is currently dealing with the copyright industry in the BC Supreme Court fighting off 26 major record labels. The site has recently argued that the biggest threat to innovation and freedom of expression is the copyright industry itself. And he's right.

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How to clean up your winsxs folder

How to clean up your winsxs folder

I am preparing to move my current Windows 7 installation from my hard disk to a solid state drive as the last step in my recent PC upgrade build. One of the things that I have noticed while trying to limit the size of my installation is the size of some of the folders in the Windows directory, particularly the winsxs folder.

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More secure VNC by tunneling with SSH

More secure VNC by tunneling with SSH

I have a few virtual machines running on Xenserver on an old server at home. One of the VMs is a desktop running Ubuntu that I want to be able to VNC into to get a GUI. I set up VNC to access the GUI from my other computers inside my house but what about outside of my network?

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Passwords:Ur doing it wrong

Passwords:Ur doing it wrong

Everybody knows that you need to secure your computer, user account at work, PayPal and EBay accounts and banking information with a secure password yet people are always getting their accounts hacked.  Why is this the case?  Well remember this whole time we have been telling you to come up with more complex passwords with numbers, uppercase letters and special characters?  Yeah, we were wrong.  Very wrong. Password Strength It is...

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