How consumers are about to revolutionize casual gaming. Again.

Something finally hit me like a ton of bricks. We’ve been here before. How many of you remember what the gaming ecosystem looked like in 2007? There were consoles, PC gaming, Macs were practically a no-show except for “light” games, and mobile gaming was ports of 8 bit gaming engines and evolved versions of snake. … Read more How consumers are about to revolutionize casual gaming. Again.

ZeroTransform updates Proton Pulse for Oculus Go

I’m a sucker for a good breakout game. If you’re unfamiliar with the genre, it involves a paddle, a ball of some kind, and bricks. You use the paddle to direct the ball toward the bricks to knock them out. Once the bricks are gone, you move on to the next level. You may know … Read more ZeroTransform updates Proton Pulse for Oculus Go

Wireless consumer VR: slip it on and Go. Anywhere.

It’s been several days now with the Oculus Go. I find that I’m spending time in it… many hours per day. It’s quite a device for a $199 entry point. Add a decent pair of headphones and the value is pretty unreal. Keep in mind, this is $199, –> all in. <– No PC required, … Read more Wireless consumer VR: slip it on and Go. Anywhere.

Why I chose a headless PC as my next workhorse.

I’ve been an unabashed Apple fanboy since 1987, when I met my first Macintosh SE. Black and white, with a tiny 9 inch screen, I knew the world was about to change. Until then, I’d used Commodore and Apple II computers… but the Mac? The Mac was something entirely different. Thirty years later, computing has … Read more Why I chose a headless PC as my next workhorse.

How much does it cost to live “off the grid?”

Heather and I are fascinated with the idea of living off the grid in a much simpler, much less “distracting” environment. It’s not just to get away from the noise of the city busses and semis that whiz by just 30′ from our master bedroom window, or the random stranger passing at 3am, singing as … Read more How much does it cost to live “off the grid?”

The home theater of the future is smaller and faster

Drop by any consumer electronics store, and see what TVs are selling best. According to the CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) “Sales of super-sized TVs are up 50 percent in the past year, as prices on behemoth flat panels have dropped.” The 65 inch range is great, and, in fact is what we have in the … Read more The home theater of the future is smaller and faster