Emulator in a GamePak™

Way back in October or something, a coworker of mine asked if I had a glue gun he could borrow. He was in town from the UK for a couple of months, and was interested in building a PiCart - a video game emulator packaged in an NES game cart. Rather than give him a glue gun, I suggested we do a group build and invite anyone in the office to make one. A [...]

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(My) 2009 Birthday Wishlist

A month from tomorrow is my Birthday. Whenever it comes to a holiday or event that involves some gift receiving on my part, the question inevitably comes "What do you want for [...]

Shameless plug for a contest entry

As the title says, this is a shameless plug. If you don't know what that is, it's a common expression that means "I have no excuse for this except my own self-interests. I'm [...]

Gadget FlashBack: The Apple Newton MessagePad

What can possibly more be said about the Newton, that hasn't been said already? I'm not really sure, but something drove me to own one... actually, I owned a MessagePad [...]

My DIY NAS

I've been looking forward to posting this for weeks, nay months. I would have to say that this project started out as an entirely different project early on. I stumbled [...]

Kindle iPhone App

I've never been really into ebooks. The primary trouble has always been a matter of how to read them. Computers are inconvenient because they're only in one place. Though I do [...]

Throwing Skribit into the mix

It's been a few weeks since I setup the blog. I've had a goal to post often, and by often I mean about 3 times a week. I did not realize what that meant at the time I think. I [...]

The Safari 4 Beta – some notes.

In a few words: I don't like it... much I need to be fair though. I need to offer at least arguments for why I don't like Safari 4, and it's important to note that in spite of [...]

iPhone Apps

iPhone apps have been around as long as I've had an iPhone.I got my iPhone about 6 months in, on Christmas of 07, as many people did. Apple hadn't yet allowed iPhone apps [...]

The Atomic Cube

After I got married, I wanted my wife to have a better computer. She was using a 2nd-hand windows computer that was pretty under-powered. She barely used it, so it wasn't [...]

Committing to the Change

Since I learned there was such a thing as a content management system, I've tried more than once to move my website into one. The problem I've universally run into was that, [...]