Category Archive: Content & Search

Dec 28 2013

Keep Tabs on Game Sales Prices

Another quick tip for the festive season. There are sales all over the place and sometimes a good deal now might be beaten by an even better deal to come. If only we kept tabs on prices so we might be able to anticipate changes in price! Well, if you’re into your PC video games …

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Dec 20 2013

Get a Free Month of Spotify Premium With American Express

Quick tip for tonight. If you already use Spotify or have been thinking about it then you can score yourself a month on American Express. Simply go to http://www.amexnetwork.com.au/spotify and fill in your details. You’ve got to be paying for your Spotify Premium subscription with your American Express card by 09/02/2014 to be eligible for …

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Dec 14 2013

Valve Releases SteamOS

It’s taken a little while but the first public release of SteamOS is here. Valve has made available two downloads of SteamOS on its website here – a default installation and a custom installation. Be careful though as both will end up completely wiping the computer on which you end up installing SteamOS. The installation …

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Dec 04 2013

What to do with Unwanted Steam Gifts

Sometimes it can be hard for people to work out what games you like on Steam if they don’t know you that well or just don’t know how to use it properly. Steam does have a neat wish list feature in it which can be viewed by others but I guess we can’t always rely …

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Aug 30 2013

Move Your Spotify Cache Folder

Here’s a quick tip. If you’re using a solid state drive then you are probably trying to scrounge as much free space particularly if you’ve only got a 64GB or 128GB solid state drive. If you’ve got a hard drive then you’ve probably shifted larger stuff over to it that doesn’t require the speed as …

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Feb 19 2013

Get Tux the Penguin in Team Fortress 2 on Windows

With Steam now officially available on Linux, Valve is celebrating with a free promotional for Team Fortress 2 in the form of a Tux penguin. If you use Windows then you might feel left out but if you really want a Tux penguin then you could always do the following: install Oracle VM VirtualBox, install …

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Dec 14 2012

Steam’s Big Picture Looks Awfully Familiar

Just wanted to share an observation regarding Steam and one of its latest updates. In the top right hand corner of the Steam client on Windows there is something that says “BIG PICTURE” with four arrows surrounding it just adjacent to the three icons representing the different views available. Of course, being curious about it …

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Nov 01 2012

Browse Easily While Playing Steam Games

Note everyone has the luxury of two screens or a computer and a tablet so if you are wanting to use a website reference while you are playing games on Steam then you might be resorting to using print outs or a smartphone. These are not the most convenient solutions by any means! If you …

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Oct 21 2012

Another Milestone – One Thousand Articles and Counting

It’s been a big week and a big year for the blog. Not too long ago the blog racked up 1000,000 visits and well over 100,000 pageviews in the process which was quite pleasing for something that started out as a way to keep me in the rhythm of writing in between university semesters and …

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Jul 25 2012

Recent Drop in Samsung Galaxy S III Battery Life

I just wanted to share an observation regarding my Samsung Galaxy S III. Normally, I don’t leave my phone on the charger overnight (and maybe I should start doing so) but recently I have noticed that battery life has taken a significant hit to the point that I am left with little or no battery …

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