Sony’s Sales Pitch for PSVR2 has been Underwhelming

We’re two months out from the launch of PlayStation VR 2 and Sony has some work to do. Well, they actually have a lot of work to do. The hefty price tag of $549 USD for the base model and $599 USD for the Horizon: Call of the Mountain bundle has been a point of concern amongst PlayStation fans since preorders went live in November. The technology behind the PSVR2 is a notable upgrade over the original released for the PlayStation 4 back in 2016. The new headset, exclusive to the PlayStation 5

8Bitdo Ultimate Wireless Controller Now Works with Steam Deck

Great news for those that bought an 8Bitdo Ultimate Wireless Controller to use with their Steam Deck. Previously, there was an incompatibility issue forcing 8Bitdo Ultimate Wireless Controller users to make some adjustments to their Steam Deck via the Linux Konsole in desktop mode. It was quite the involved process that required making some system-level changes that novice users may have struggled with. Thankfully, Valve recently released a fix via their beta channel that added 8Bitdo Ultimat

All I Want for Christmas is a Honda e

I’m not much of a car guy but I have to say that the Honda e is the reason I went out and applied for my learner’s permit recently. Wait, after 44 years of not driving, the Honda E made you want to get your license; you can’t be serious? I had been mulling over the idea of going for my driver’s license for years. I loved watching car shows like Top Gear and playing games like Gran Turismo and Forza. It’s fun learning about the latest car technology and features. I get a kick out of racing the

Did Abraham Lincoln, Wrestler, Invent the Chokeslam Before it was Made Famous by the Undertaker?

You may have heard of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s history as a wrestler. The legends of his prowess as a grappler suggest that he was trained in the sport from the ages of 9–21 and was quite adept at it. According to “A. Lincoln: A Biography”, by Ronald C. White Jr, Honest Abe may have learned from his Uncle Mord who “reputably had a real talent for it.” The most famous confrontation was in his 20s when he worked as a shop clerk in New Salem, Illinois in 1831. Lincoln was goaded int

How to Get the 8Bitdo Ultimate Controller with Charging Dock Working on the Steam Deck

I purchased the 8bitdo 2.4Ghz Ultimate Controller with Charging Dock based on early reviews that indicated how well it worked with the Steam Deck. Trusted retro-handheld guru Russ from Retro Game Corps. initially praised the controller as a great fit for the Deck, but later acknowledged that there were some functionality problems. UDPATE: (December 19th, 2022) Valve has released an OS Preview Update for the Steam Deck that adds compatibility for the 8bitdo Wireless Controller. No need to jump t

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
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