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Feature – Pinball Then … and Now

We all have our favorite pinball machine, and it’s easy to remember dumping dozens of quarters into it as adolescents to set a new high score. What most of us don’t know is that the classic pinball machine, the one we know and love, is a design that evolved over hundreds of years. Strangely enough, […]

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Feature – Those Vintage Valuables

Have you ever run into an old friend wearing a T-shirt of some unknown band you remember listening to when you were younger? Or do you have that oddball in your family who collects the most ridiculous trinkets and then hoards them because there’s a chance they might be worth money “someday”? If so, I […]

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The Goldmine Near You – Feature

In more than 40 years since the “birth” of video gaming, there’s no denying the evolution that has taken place, both from an economical and technological view. Those of us who grew up gaming remember Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros., Gauntlet and others that helped us hone our hand-eye coordination 25 cents at a time. Now we watch […]

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The strangest Android Wi-fi fix … Ever?

I’m no stranger to the world of tablets and smartphones, having tested, reviewed, and owned many, but what I’ve dealt with over the last few weeks is nothing short of confusing. A few weeks back I saw a notification showing that there was a new Android system update available. I installed the update, the tablet restarted, […]

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Bring it Back! – Final Fantasy 7

The wonderful thing about my Bring it Back! series is that when I look back at some of my favorite games or movies and make a case as to why I’d like to see a sequel or remake, most readers are in agreement. This week will be no different, because in 1997 we fell in […]

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Kids Play the Darndest Things returns!

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Bring it Back! – Deathrow

Back in 2002 I was introduced to a sport that would forever change the way I feel about frisbee golf. Instead of a game played barefoot by the hippies on campus, I found that there were ways to make it feel dangerous. Namely: introduce random violence. Southend Interactive and Ubisoft teamed up and did just […]

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Catching up with the World’s Youngest Power Ranger

In late 2013 a little boy went viral thanks to a picture from his first day of Pre-school. At four years old, Kaleb had a clear idea of what he wanted to be when he grew up: a Power Ranger. What happened after it caught on was nothing short of magical, and it was all […]

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Bring it Back! – Jade Empire

While we’re in the midst of an era where remakes are being pushed out in both video games and movies. Instead of pushing back against it, I think it’s in our best interest to embrace it. Bring it Back! is a new, weekly segment where I dive into a game or movie that could benefit […]

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Last-minute Holiday Tech Gift Guide

It’s almost Christmas and you haven’t finished your shopping yet! WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO!? First of all, calm down. With modern-day advances like overnight delivery and last-minute gift guides, there’s no reason to panic. The hardest part of shopping at the last minute is deciding what to get for those people in your […]

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