Author Archives: Matt

Santa Tracker: A Glimpse of Chromecast’s Potential as a Peripheral


It’s Christmas time, and Google is in the business of Santa Tracking. The Santa tracking app has a few new features this year, but my favorite is Chromecast support. The feature is simple, hit the Chromecast button and see Santa’s … Continue reading

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Deck The Halls: Creating Artwork With A Tablet


Ever since my short career as an art student, I’ve wanted a completely digital drawing environment as good as pencil and paper. While my 4×5 Wacom Art Pad II was fun at the time, it wasn’t the dream setup people … Continue reading

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Firefox OS: First Impression


A couple of weeks ago I learned of the Mozilla “Apps for Phones” program. The idea behind the program is to get developers on board with their upcoming Firefox OS. Anyone with an existing web app can submit to the … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds Broadcast


On the night of October 30th, 1938, Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the Air presented a dramatization of the HG Wells Classic “The War of the Worlds”. Their play took the form of a series of news bulletins … Continue reading

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Chromecast: A Parent’s Perspective


It all started when my daughter was watching James and the Giant Peach, on Netflix. I found her waiting in the next room. One of the scenes had frightened her and she was waiting for it to end. I had … Continue reading

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