The New Console on the Block: Ouya

The New Console on the Block: Ouya

UPDATE 1/18/2015: I bought an Ouya (a mere year-and-a-half after this post)! I’ll be adding some game videos and a review after I’ve got an informed, fair opinion. I did some quick reading about the Ouya console today. The Ouya is an interesting alternative to Xbox, Playstation and the Wii. This new console currently sells …

Dual Google Analytics – Classic Analytics

Sometimes there are reasons to have two sets of Google Analytics on a page, or a website. For those occasions, here is the format for tracking for two Google Analytics Classic properties (not Univseral Analytics). Simply replace UA-######-A and UA-######-B with the two Google Classic Analytics property IDs. Watch out for fancy single and double …

Code for Custom 404 Page in htaccess

How do you specify a 404 page for your website in your .htacces file? Here is the code for a custom 404 page redirects in .htaccess: ErrorDocument 404 /yourfolder/404page.php Note that you can obviously change the folder and page name for your custom 404 page. Above code is an example only.

Xbox One Wish List

Xbox One Wish List

A couple of things come to mind, and I may or may not update this list. These are the features & fixes I am hoping for based on what I’ve read about Xbox One and as compared to the Xbox 360. Red Rings of Death fixed Fewer crashes Get rid of “Always on Connection” Hope …

Case Insensitive 301 Redirect

Making this really short, I found a post on Perishable Press. Its a boon to webmasters everywhere. Let’s say you have a long URL you want to shorten like: example.com/fruits/bananas-are-your-best-friend.php So, you make a shorter URL to redirect for your advertising campaign: http://example.com/BananaBestFriend Maybe your campaign will be going in such a manner as people …

How Much Does an Xbox One and Playstation 4 Cost?

How Much Does an Xbox One and Playstation 4 Cost?

How much will an Xbox One and a Playstation 4 Cost? Well… First the Xbox One I’ve also been wondering what the price point is going to be for these Next-Gen consoles and lo and behold I got an email tonight from GameStop Power Up Rewards with a link to Gamstop’s Xbox One Pre-Order page. …

Losing Humanity: The Case Against Killer Robots

I saw an article “Human rights experts, activists push for ban on ‘killer robots’” (read this and this) and although its a good subject to consider, its sort of a moot point so far as I am concerned. First let’s talk about killer robots or soldier robots, if you will. Define Killer Robots First, let …