Wow, that title’s a mouthful — Network Storage Array — but don’t let that technical-jargony sounding term scare you, this Drobo FS device is really as easy to use as your Fridge. And for me, that’s a Holy Grail — something that you use and basically forget the complexity. Whut? But let me back up […]
This video review of the new (and free with Pong) Atari’s Greatest Hits app gives you a great overview of the games and functionality. Pair it with the upcoming iCade hardware iPad arcade cabinet and you’ve got a winner!
A couple of years ago, I was all into and enjoyed building desktop computers, picking out the right video card, selecting the best motherboard and generally digging deep into the innards of my future computing platform. And designing the perfect ‘office’ computing environment with short cable runs, ample power for my accessories and lots of […]
In the last few years it’s gotten a bit easier to use a microphone to record audio on your home computer — USB headsets with quality microphones have been available for a while, but only recently have USB desktop microphones oved out of the niche and specialty retailers into the mainstream, driven mostly by the […]
With the amount of gear I have around I’m surprised this doesn’t happen to me more often. The weather in Edmonton has been rather cool of late, in the ‑20 to ‑30 degree range in fact. And today, since it’s warmed up to a reasonable ‑2, I decided to drive the car, rather than our […]
Information wants to be free, an interesting phrase summing up the concept that technology has the potential to be liberating, rather than oppressing. It was first used in the 1960’s and attributed to the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog. Today, that phrase is often used to support open file sharing activities. And recently I […]
[UPDATE — looks like Apple has pulled it from the app store again] I’ve got a rather strange, yet family friendly habit — I tend to collect computer emulators; software written for hardware, that acts like older hardware in order to run older software. With me so far? Over the last few years, Apple has […]