Archive for June, 2010

The most retarded 'serious' journalism ever

Posted in stupidity, things of all time on June 29, 2010 by RevStu

Can be found here.

I wouldn't call myself a fan of the Daily Telegraph by some way, but I've never seen it sink quite this low. And I speak as someone who doesn't give a donkey's danglers about global warming.

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What goes around comes around, I guess

Posted in Football, random pics on June 26, 2010 by RevStu

The apps they want to rob you blind for

Posted in Games, iPod on June 26, 2010 by RevStu

Alert viewers will of course remember the WoSblog piece from a couple of weeks back in which I detailed how to set yourself up a US App Store account in order to get hold of stuff that isn't available here.

Today there's another example of why having multinational accounts is a good thing. The just-released PES 2010 in the UK: £5.99. Price in the USA: £1.19. You'll have to ask Konami why.

Getting it right

Posted in Free stuff, Games, iPod on June 26, 2010 by RevStu

The punchily-titled You Cruise by Mazda MX-5 is a great little racing game that reminds me a bit of the early Colin McRae Rally titles on the Playstation.

It's pretty limited (no other cars, just time trials on eight tracks with online leaderboards), but that's okay because it's free, and what it does it does really well. The odd thing, though, is the fact that it has better controls than any other traditional-style racing game in the App Store.

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iPod freebies: classic boardgames

Posted in Free stuff, Games, iPod on June 25, 2010 by RevStu

Three for the price of none here. Now THAT'S cheap.

Left to right: Championship Checkers, Reversi Twist, Master Of Gomoku.

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A glimpse into my world

Posted in misc on June 25, 2010 by RevStu

I've been getting this sort of thing for almost 20 years now. I barely even notice it any more. But it's kind of interesting, a bit.

Note: this is only the tip of the iceberg.

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How to install iOS4 in (just) under 75 hours

Posted in iPod, stupidity on June 24, 2010 by RevStu

1. Delete AppSniper.

That's saved you the first 50 hours of failure, at least.

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