Category Archives: Retro Gaming

Fire TV Stick : Don’t compare it to Chromecast

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I set out to compare the Fire TV Stick with Chromecast and soon realized that was a mistake. Chromecast has only one function, play whatever video your phone/tablet/computer tells it to. Chromecast turns your television into a big-screen peripheral for … Continue reading

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5 Great Chromecast Apps That (Mostly) Go Beyond Video

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With the Chromecast dev kit well out of beta, app development for the platform is exploding. Early on we saw lots of support for video streaming services. Plex, YouTube and Netflix (in that order) are still my most often used … Continue reading

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Retro Game Review – Valkyrie

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Flight simulators tend to be too realistic (complicated) or not realistic (complicated) enough. Valkyrie strikes that perfect balance for helicopter simulation much in the same way Hellcats does for airplanes. Valkyrie was developed by the late Donald A. Hill Jr., … Continue reading

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My Bookshelf

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In this picture: SyQuest 44MB drive & cart, Epson branded zip drive, Zip Disk containing BeOS, 33.6 baud modem, U.S. Robotics Palm Pilot Personal w/ cradle & manual. ‘open me’ package from Macintosh SE, Kensington mouse-in-a-box adb edition, original wacom … Continue reading

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Retro Consoles In My Pocket

One thing I love to do with a brand new, top of the line, piece of tech is see how it emulates brand new, top of the line, tech from 20 years ago. This is an area where Android and … Continue reading

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