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Welcome to the new site

Posted on Monday, June 8th, 2015 in Other by Nick

Its been a long time coming – Newb Wired has a new coat of paint and all new parts running the show behind the scene. This includes new forum software that is better intrergrated throughout, easier to navigate, and a more modern design. Some of the bugs are still being worked out, so please feel […]

Possible Downtime

Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 in Other by Nick

Hi guys and galls! Tomorrow we are going through server upgrades, moving from our current Core i7 series servers to the next generation E5 Dual Hex Powerhouse servers. Like all upgrades, the possibility of something going wrong is great, so there is a chance of downtime. Thank you for your continuous support

Dish Network is buying Blockbuster for a cool 228 million

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 in Other by Nick

Dish Network has announced that they will be buying Blockbuster for $228 million. They won Blockbuster in a court auction with the winning bid of $230 million. After adjustments dealing with inventory and cash, Dish will be paying the said $228 million. Blockbuster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy back in September with the intention of reducing […]

10 Useful free computer apps

Posted on Friday, March 25th, 2011 in Other by jmc

There are quite a few applications on my computer, today I will list the 10 I find most useful (Web browsers aren’t part of this list)

Happy Birthday NEWB!

Posted on Monday, March 21st, 2011 in Other by jmc

According to the latest stats Ive seen this site has been online for exactly 4 years as of today “march 21st” Its been quite a ride. The members both old and new are what kept this site going for so long and what will continue to keep this site going for a long time yet to […]

New Google TV features, just in time for the holidays

Posted on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 in Other by CharlesMumHY CharlesMumHY

“It’s been two months since the first Google TV device went on sale. Since then, we have been hard at work thinking about how we can make the platform even better for our users”

Photoshop a nice Christmas greeting card for your friends and family

Posted on Saturday, December 18th, 2010 in Other by Nick

Now that Christmas time is upon us, we need to show all our friends and loved ones a nice greeting. Today we will show you how you can do that with Photoshop. Create a new document, size doesn’t matter too much (I used 800×450), and color the background a nice, dark, burgandy color. I used […]

Making a cool button in Photoshop

Posted on Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 in Internet, Other by Nick

Today we’re makin’ a neat, little button in Photoshop. This tutorial is brought to you by Cody Sanfilippo, so props to him.

Win a free 2 Day Xbox Live Gold Membership

Posted on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 in Other by Nick

With Xbox Live prices soon to go up, free gold membership will be a must (if not now anyways). So with that in mind, we are giving away a free, 2 day Xbox Live Gold Membership. I know its only 2 days, but isn’t 2 days of gold better than no gold at all? All […]

Making a simple button using CSS3

Posted on Monday, August 30th, 2010 in Other by Nick

With most modern browsers supporting CSS3 now, I figured I’d show you all how to make a simple button with CSS3. Please note that this is a quick how-to so you can see how it is done, not a full blown tutorial. Lets get the basic style out there (no CSS3 yet) padding:10px; font-family:Arial; color:#656565; […]