Now is the Time for Microsoft to Release a Portable Xbox

Now is the Time for Microsoft to Release a Portable Xbox We’re currently living through a portable gaming revolution. The Nintendo Switch philosophy of a console that can also be taken with you on the go has been adopted by many hardware manufacturers in recent years. There are a myriad of devices that now allow you to take your gaming on the go while also having the option to hook it up to your large screen TV at home. Many of the Chinese manufactured retro consoles from manufacturers such as

This Hashtag Tool Has Changed the Way I Market My Articles

This Hashtag Tool Has Changed the Way I Market My Articles As a writer the number one thing you want is people reading your work. Sure, the money is important. It’s very important. But without people reading your work the cash will never flow. That’s why I have been so focused on marketing my Medium stories lately. I wrote a previous article on advertising your work here: Now I want to focus on one marketing tool — the almighty HASHTAG. Everyone knows the importance of using hashtags on so

Analogue Pocket is on the Verge of Becoming One of the Best Handhelds Ever

Analogue Pocket is on the Verge of Becoming One of the Best Handhelds Ever The Analogue Pocket is set to become a portable FPGA powerhouse in the next few weeks. Developers in the FPGA community are hard at work on porting cores over from the successful Mister project and we’ve started to see their labours bare fruit. When firmware 1.1 released earlier this summer, it was accompanied by the launch of several third-party cores from mystery FPGA developer Spiritualized1997. Game Boy, Game Boy C

How an Apple AirTag May Have Saved My Father-In-Law's Life

How an Apple AirTag May Have Saved My Father-In-Law’s Life My father-in-law, Alan, suffers from dementia and is prone to opening locked doors and leaving the house unexpectedly. On Saturday evening we discovered that my Al had gone missing. He left the house around 5:30pm and was last seen going south towards the lake on the west side of Toronto. For anyone who has had to take care of someone with dementia, you know this is one of the worst scenarios imaginable. A dementia sufferer has no con

My Failed Business Is One of the Best Learning Experiences of My Life

My Failed Business Is One of the Best Learning Experiences of My Life I closed the doors on my 9-month drop shipping odyssey This past week I finally closed the doors on my 9-month drop shipping odyssey. If you don’t know what drop shipping is, you can find out more here. The plan was simple. I wanted a second income stream to complement my writing income. When a lot of your work is freelance, it’s essential to diversify your income streams. If one business is lagging — and there will be per

Quiet Quitting is a New Name for an Old Problem

Quiet Quitting is a New Name for an Old Problem Over the last 48 hours I have seen the term ‘Quiet Quitting’ trending all over social media. It’s when someone mentally checks out on their job but decides to stay in their position and still accept a paycheck every two weeks. If you have worked a job in your life, you know this is nothing new. It might not have been you who had given up on caring, but likely you had seen this behaviour in a at least some of your coworkers. The difference now is

Analogue Pocket — Was it Worth the Wait?

Analogue Pocket — Was it Worth the Wait? My Experience. Announced way back in October of 2019 before the world as we know it changed, the Analogue Pocket promised to deliver FPGA gaming into our eager hands in 2020. Well, it took them longer, a lot longer, to deliver. They did manage to secure preorders, with payment upfront, in August of 2020 and announced an expected release of May 2021, but even then, they needed eight extra months to finally…
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