Why Video Game Journalism is Failing Us

Remember that game I was telling you about yesterday? Kingdoms of Amalur? Amazing game and I’m having a blast with it, honestly. However, I made the mistake of checking out the reviews and hands-on-impressions of it before I actually picked up the title. I was met with something utterly frustrating that caused an irritated Facebook…

Speech Recognition Software: Does It Work?

While all eyes were focused on the introduction of Apple iPhone’s Siri voice recognition software, Amazon quietly bought a voice recognition company called Yap. Yap is the brainchild of a small Charlotte based startup that had been beta testing its product when, in September 2011, Amazon entered the picture and bought the company. What is…

Can You Update Your Older HDTV?

In our house we have two older HDTVs — one four years old and the other five years old. In TV technology, like in dog years, these TVs, built with only 720P technology, are ancient since they do not support either wireless or wired access to the Internet. In addition, both sets are manufactured with…