... well this feels different

58. kinect hack for couples? move gyroscope hack? now you’re just showing off.

kinect’s guts (image from crunchgear) i wrote a while ago about motion gaming and whether it’s just a novelty or here for the long haul and determined that the wii/kinect/move movement is just the beginning.  the kinect on its own has…

54. facebook’s latest advertising tools – their users

you can talk about technology and science all you want to, but sadly it’s advertising that makes the world go ’round.  and every year market and ad folks come up with a new way to make a buck off of…

53. biotic gaming: gods, monsters and pac-man

biotic games, from switched its impact on gaming in general and its firmly cemented place in video game history notwithstanding, pac-man was a fairly simple and straightforward game.  you could move in four directions – up, down, left and right,…

40. motion gaming – here for good or for short term kicks?

microsoft kinect video game manufacturers are always looking for new ways to keep gamers interested in their products.  and by that, i mean they’re always trying different ways to stay profitable.  it is a business, after all, and i can’t…

38. apple in the ballroom with the candlestick… what?

yeah, i’m kicking it off with a clue reference.  i love that game.  enough to own a t-shirt with the phrase “miss scarlet in the hall with the revolver” emblazoned across the front (on a side note, check out that…

33. the on-demand life: apple tv and google tv

apple tv, from the official site i know i write a lot about how things have changed from back in the days of yore to the current digital age we live in.  call me slightly nostalgic.  i’ve covered gaming, computing,…

29. paul allen vs everyone

paul allen, from forbes’ billionaire list early on when i started this silly little project i did a post touching on tech patent law, concerning apple, google, and htc.  i said then how tech patent lawsuits never fail to entertain, and…

27. tablets – the final frontier

apple ipad these are the voyages of the starship ente… oh nevermind. tablets, man.  tablets.  they’re the latest front on which the mobile wars rage.  desktops and laptops have pretty much become commoditized, and even the cell phone war has…

26. public information is, uh… public?

i don’t know whether or not to tag this post as part of my common damn sense series.  but what i do know from this story is that torrents can cause floods. by now you might have read a story…

25. microsoft’s mobile hail mary – windows phone 7

microsoft’s kin two in mobile device tech, the last two years have generally been the era of two companies – apple and google.  apple successfully took the “device” approach, focusing all of their efforts into the iphone line.  google focused…

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