Category Archives: Technology

Technology related items.

Marble Blast Ultra

Finally, after a long wait, Marble Blast Ultra has been released to the Xbox Live Arcade. So far it looks like everyone has good things to say about it. I am definitely going to go buy it for the 800 points. It looks so polished for being a game that costs so little. Great job by all the folks at GarageGames for creating this and finally getting it certified.

Final Fantasy XI

I just got the newest issue of the official Xbox Magazine. Inside this issue is a full beta for Final Fantasy XI. It took me a couple hours to install, setup, and patch but it looks interesting so far. I’m sure I will play it a little bit for the 2 months that the beta is free. After that though, I doubt I will pay monthy for it. I have never played a MMORPG before so I still don’t really know what I am suppose to be doing or where to go. . I guess I’m just a big noob.

New Xbox 360 Hack

For those of us who can’t seem to find the Removable Hard drive anywhere.

I tried to use my portable hard drive with the XBOX360 and it wasn’t recognized or anything. . I didn’t know what the problem could be. After reading this article I think my problem is that I need to reformat my drive to be FAT32, since it is NTFS. I’ll have to give it a try, but I’m hoping it works. :)

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IT Salary Guide for 2006

Starting salaries for IT professionals and trends and developments expected to affect the field according to the Robert Half Technology. Direct link to the 28-page PDF report

I always find these type of articles interesting. Since I will be in this industry someday it is always insightful to take a look at what I could expect to be making. Looking over these numbers seems to indicate that I will be able to make a decent living. I just hope the positive trend in salaries continues so that once I graduate I will be earning more!!

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