I was a relatively early adopter of the Kindle, thanks to a birthday gift of the Kindle 2 in 2009. It has been a transformative device for me; I’ve read more since I got the Kindle than I had previously, and I pretty much read every day with it.
Sadly, the Kindle 2, which had been in service for so long, has recently decided it had enough. My screen effectively began to divide in two and reading on it became nearly impossible. The time had come to replace it. Continue reading →
Google’s street view has captured some awesome things on the street as the trucks roll by, but they’ve been having fun in other ways too, capturing special areas and putting them on Google maps as a sort of combination between an easter egg and a virtual tour. Continue reading →
I didn’t get a chance to write about this earlier this month when it was announced, but there’s still plenty to enjoy so I’m sharing it now: Earlier this month the Internet Archive announced an extension of their site that archived classic video games from the early years of arcade machines in what they’ve dubbed the Internet Arcade. Continue reading →
I’ve been using various iPod Classic models for more than a decade now; I prefer the controls, especially when driving or commuting, as I don’t have to look at the device to perform certain actions – it’s intuitive thanks to the four buttons on the scroll wheel. The iconic scroll wheel was even parodied by The Onion in a viral video. Continue reading →
Microsoft announced Windows 10 as September wound down, and with it, brought a number of explainer articles hoping to help the masses understand what was new with it. Browsing the Internet became a bit of an amusing exercise. Continue reading →