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  • Gaming Hall of Fame update – Grand Theft Auto III, Sonic, Space Invaders among new entries
    by Thomas Perkins at May 6, 2016 2:07 pm
    This year's Gamers HOF inductees include: Grand Theft Auto III, Space Invaders, Sonic the Hedgehog, The Oregon Trail, The Legend of Zelda and the Sims.
  • Microsoft XBOX to support Cross-Network Play
    by Thomas Perkins at April 27, 2016 10:08 am
    In an amazing announcement, Microsoft has stated that it will support cross-network play. Yes, that is correct, Microsoft, of all companies is on board with this. This would allow users of the XBOX system to join gamers of other systems with cross-platform games (Madden, COD, etc.) in battle or sport. Imagine now being able to play games regardless of system.
  • Prince: Singer, Songwriter dead at 57
    by Thomas Perkins at April 21, 2016 2:02 pm
    News surfaced earlier today from TMZ and CNN of the passing of a music legend - Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince or The Artist Formerly Known As Prince, was found dead at his estate in Carver County, Minn.
  • NEO: Sony PS4.5 rumors
    by Thomas Perkins at April 20, 2016 9:02 am
    The rumors are flying around the Internet that the upcoming Sony PS4.5 update will be code named NEO. There is really no official word directly from Sony on this matter, but there has to be some sort of insider leak for there to be so much buzz about it. Note that there are only about 578,000 search results for it on Google. But then again what can't you find a ton of rumors or search result on, right.
  • WWDC 2016 – Apple provides tickets via Lottery System
    by Thomas Perkins at April 19, 2016 9:50 am
    With the 2016 WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference), Apple is providing the widely popular tickets via a lottery system. Developers can begin the application process for tickets and registration goes through April 22, 2016 at 10pm. This year, Apple is giving access to over 1,000 Apple engineers to the attending developers, and they will be able to attend hand-on labs and be a part of over 100 sessions. Apple will take this time to showcase the new iOS and OSX operating systems.
  • Home Automation with Crestron
    by Thomas Perkins at April 8, 2016 12:00 pm
    It seems as though Crestron wants to rule the Home Automation market. They are constantly coming out with new features and products to fully automate your home life. They want you to have "A Simpler Life At Every Time of Day" as they put it.
  • Digital Sky touch screens will transform coach flying forever
    by Thomas Perkins at April 7, 2016 10:30 am
    During the recent Passenger Experience Conference in Hamburg, Germany, the new Thales Digital Sky touch screens were on display for future travelers to gawk at. These 21.3" touch screen embedded seat accessories may become the coach traveler's best friend. With these new seats, which don't take up any more room than a standard coach seat, travelers will be able to enjoy their flight with greater access to technology.
  • Top Ten Searched Games of 2016
    by Thomas Perkins at April 6, 2016 1:40 pm
    See the Top Ten searched games of 2016. We show you the games and a brief description of each. Enjoy the read and hopefully you find the games as entertaining as we do.
  • Tim Cook’s email to Apple employees about Apple and the FBI
    by Thomas Perkins at February 22, 2016 7:47 pm
    Nearly a week into the debate between the FBI and Apple over the San Bernardino, CA. terrorist's locked iPhone, Tim Cook stands firm the Apple will not unlock the device for the FBI. Earlier this morning, Cook sent a mass email out to the Apple employees, explaining the situation. Apple has also posted a customer message on their site, so that everyone can review their posture.
  • WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan retires at 34
    by Thomas Perkins at February 8, 2016 9:06 pm
    Wrestling fans (today's fan) are sad to hear the news of the early retirement of Daniel Bryan. Bryan has been battling medical issues arising from a concussion he received last April during a match.
  • Amazon Echo soon to rule the home
    by Thomas Perkins at February 8, 2016 7:59 pm
    For anyone who is not familiar with the Echo, it is the modern day assistant that is starting to outshine Siri, Cortana and all other electronic assistants and voice controlled smart boxes. Echo is fast becoming the "go to" voice assistant in the marketplace. There are still some issues with which device or voice-activated assistant does the best job
  • Who can get free exposure during the Super Bowl, Apple, that’s who
    by Thomas Perkins at February 8, 2016 5:42 am
    Believe it or not, Apple did not spend any money to advertise during Super Bowl 50. That sounds crazy, right? Of course, why wouldn't they put together another great Ad, like the classice 1984 Apple spot that launched their awakening?
  • Dave Mirra: BMX and X Games legend, dead at 41
    by Thomas Perkins at February 5, 2016 1:25 pm
    Police in Greenville North Carolina announced that Dave Mirra's body was found earlier yesterday. Early responders and authorities discovered Mirra's body in his truck from an apparent suicide. Mirra, BMX star, X Games gold medal winner, holds 14 X Games Gold medals, was an accomplished athlete in his own right. He not only excelled at BMX racing and tricks, he was impressive as a Rally car driver, triathlon, Ironman and almost anything he touched. He will be sadly missed. Mirra leaves behind a wife and two daughters.
  • iPhone 7: Concept, Reality or Dream
    by Thomas Perkins at February 5, 2016 5:50 am
    Rumors are still flying around that the iPhone 7 will be released this year (2016). Nothing official from Apple at this point, only a lot of speculation and hype. Flush mount camera, thinner, lighter, more durable, both a front AND rear screen. No button, ports, connectors, etc. Apple's concept is to go completely wireless and have all options, exports, sync, transfers, etc. happen over wireless or Bluetooth.
  • Prepping for the Big Game (the one we can’t say) 2016
    by Thomas Perkins at January 29, 2016 8:34 pm
    As the big game approaches the one we are not allowed to say unless we want to get sued by the NFL. You know, the Broncos vs the Panthers next weekend. I think I can get away with that, right. We show you some quick picks on Amazon to get your game on in style. Now, we all know that no one wants to wire anymore, so soundbars are the way to go.
  • Smart Home, let’s start in the kitchen with the Smart Fridge
    by Thomas Perkins at January 27, 2016 5:34 am
    When we think of Smart Homes and appliances, the refrigerator is probably the first thing that should jump right out at us. It is the first thing we go to to satisfy our thirst and hunger. Instead of getting up and going to look in the fridge to see what ya got, just pull out your 'ol smart phone on the couch and take a look.
  • Apple to release second Beta for iOS 9.3 to Developers
    by Thomas Perkins at January 26, 2016 5:38 am
    Apple has set the second beta for iOS 9.3 out to developers on Monday, January 25th, just about two weeks after the initial release of the updated OS.
  • Microsoft Surface under pressure during NFL AFC Championship Sunday
    by Thomas Perkins at January 25, 2016 1:42 pm
    In case anyone didn't notice, or hear the announcers on Sunday (January 24th), the Patriots lost all connectivity with their Microsoft Surface tablets on the sidelines at one point. The Microsoft reps stated that it was a connection issue and not the tablets themselves, but no one on the Broncos sidelines seemed to have any problems. Some would say this is karma kicking in on the Patriots, or just bad luck. Either way, it is bad luck for Microsoft.
  • Walking Dead game from Overkill delayed until 2017
    by Thomas Perkins at January 22, 2016 1:48 pm
    Starbreeze released information that they have formed a partnership with a Korean game company named Smilegate. This announcement goes along with the delay of Overkill's The Walking Dead VR Experience game. The deal also includes expansion of content within the game for both Asian and Western Audiences. So, instead of having a release this year (2016), the game will now be released in the 2nd half of 2017
  • Microsoft Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 high-end models
    by Thomas Perkins at January 22, 2016 1:27 pm
    Microsoft has created more powerful versions of its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. These newer models have the Intel Core i7 processor, 1TB SSD hard drive, 16GB RAM and a Nvidia graphics card.