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DIY – NeoPiGamer

Need inspiration for your own hardware project? Look no more! A good friend of mine, Tekkaman_Slade “frankensteined” a Raspberry Pi Zero with an old Gameboy Advanced to create the NeoPiGamer. It’s brilliant! It’s got a fantastic glimmer paint job! I love it! So, click the image below to get details on the project. (Instead of […]

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Final Fantasy (NES) Hack Finally Ready

From my friend and fellow gamer, Greyfield: As I’m sure I’ve shared with all of you, I’ve been working on a Final Fantasy (NES) rebalance hack.  Well, I’ve finally reached a stopping point with it after working on it for hundreds of hours over five years.  Fingers-crossed it doesn’t suck, and that there aren’t too […]

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An Angry “Letter” to EA Games

Dear EA Games, At the end of March, I installed a series of updates to the EXTREMELY addictive Sims Freeplay. Unfortunately, the last update rendered the game unplayable, and it crashes upon startup. Now, I understand that The Sims Freeplay is TECHNICALLY a free game, but since I’ve spent money on in-app purchases of simoleons […]

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“Free” Apps…Is Free REALLY Free?

Mobile apps have exploded. As of this writing, Google Play and the Apple App Store are estimated to have over 1 million apps each. Amazon just recently hit 200,000, and Windows has over 120,000 currently. Many of these apps are advertised or lauded as free, but in this capitalistic society of ours, is free REALLY […]

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Where Art Thou, Start Menu?

So, this week and last, I’ve been reading articles concerning the expected updates to Windows 8.1, and the rumors are that Microsoft is listening to IT folk and consumers alike. They are finally bringing back the Start Menu…well, KIND of. First the rumors started with “no way”, then it was “yes, it’s back!”, and now […]

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Panda Cloud Antivirus FREE – Quick Look

I’ve been running Panda Cloud Antivirus Free for approximately 2 weeks now, and I have to admit that I am impressed with it. Let’s take a quick look into why… According to the Panda website, the app offers the following features: Real-time protection against all types of viruses. Automatic & transparent upgrades of new engine […]