Monthly Archive: April 2011

Another reason why is Awesome 0

Another reason why is Awesome

I just got a package from I didn’t even think about it as I opened it; it had my name on it, so I opened it, simple as that. Inside was a Best Buy Gift Card. “Huh,” I thought to myself, “I don’t recall ordering one of these.” The message (which was in nice cursive handwriting) said: Thank you John! Jumbo woot

Review: Returning something on 0

Review: Returning something on

Last month, I bought a Voltron Bundle from It came with Lion Force (Sets 1-5), Vehicle Force (Sets 6-8), as well as a T-Shirt (Large), all for $69.99 (which meant it qualified for free shipping). I wasn’t terribly excited about Vehicle Force, as I had no memory of it, but I figured I’d give it a shot, plus the movie, Fleet of Doom involves both Lion Force Voltron and...

ING Line of Credit 0

ING Line of Credit

Recently, I received an (unsolicited) email from ING Direct advertising “[my] Orange Loan Account Invitation”. As someone who has a credit card slash has ever applied for a credit card, I am used to getting unsolicited offers. With traditional Brick & Mortar based banks/credit cards I expect to receive an offer for some new “service” 1D4 times per month, and some “convenience checks” (aka blank checks they send you that...

Review: Mass Effect 2: Arrival 0

Review: Mass Effect 2: Arrival

Arrival, the final DLC for Mass Effect 2, was recently released and it is pretty darn nifty. It took me about an hour to play through and along with snagging a few credits during the game play, there were 3 new research projects: Heavy Weapon Ammo Increase Medi-Gel Capacity Increase Heavy Skin Weave (aka more health for Shepard) There was also some Element Zero, Palladium, and Iridium to be found...

Review: Motorola Xoom – Software – Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) 2

Review: Motorola Xoom – Software – Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)

The biggest question in my mind about the release of a (proper) tablet version of Android was how squared away it would be. I was really not looking forward to Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) being another Android 1.0 style release. Well, I played with the Xoom in the Verizon store a bit and it seemed “ok”, so the only option was to buy one and find out. I was pleasantly surprised...