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The Tech Deck archive for Jan. 2014

FRIDAY, JAN. 24, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22, 2014

Every NES start screen. All of them.

I saw this on Wired and had to share it here. YouTube user NicksplosionFX compiled a video made up of every NES/Famicom start screen ever made. No big deal, right? It's 2 hours, 50 minutes and 12 seconds long. THAT's *kinda* a big deal. Can't…

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THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 2014

Windows XP antivirus update 

Well slap my face and call me Sally. Yesterday I posted an article about ditching XP because Microsoft was ending all support, including antivirus support, for that old and aged behemoth. I'll just go ahead and assume that they read my article, because that very…

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15, 2014

Update your Windows XP antivirus software 

I'm sorry, that title is a bit misleading, but please continue reading. Because I'm a "computer guy," people always ask me about what anti-virus software to use, even though I'm avowedly a Mac user and haven't regularly used a PC in almost a decade. What's…

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FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014

New Godzilla movie 

Aren't we used to Hollywood churning out remakes of old movies? I suppose. But I will tell you this, there is no such thing as a bad Godzilla movie. Even the bad ones are great. And the first, the original? It is greatness defined. (Interestingly,…

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THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2014

What is Bitcoin? 

Now that we have at least one brick-and-mortar establishment (the Volstead Act bar) in Spokane that accepts bitcoin as currency, it's probably a good time to explain what it is and how you use it. Short answer: Bitcoin is magic internet money that you use…

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