Saga of Lucimia – No Wimps Allowed

Saga of Lucimia – It’s Dangerous to go Alone! (Impossible, actually…) The year is 1999. Spring is in the air as the calendar flips over to March. There are 9 months until Y2K and the possible apocalypse. More relevant to my interests, there were only 3 months until my high […]

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Optimizing Older id Software games

As a guy in his early thirties that grew up on PC games, id Software will forever have a soft spot in my heart. Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Quake, are all games that are enshrined in my heart under the banner “Why Can’t Games Be Like This Anymore?” Yes, I […]

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Dell XPS 13 (2015) Hands On Review

Dell XPS 13 (2015) Reviewed: After reading the numerous glowing reviews for the 2015 Dell XPS 13 coming out of GDC, I was basically tripping over myself to try one out. I was about due for a laptop update, and this thing seemed to be about as bleeding edge as […]

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Amazon Dash – Not a Prank

Amazon Dash is not a prank, but is still kind of a joke. On Tuesday, 31 March Amazon unveiled their “Dash Button” concept. Note the date on that, because a lot of people are thinking this is an elaborate April Fools Day prank by the retail giant. I contend that […]

Spartan – Microsoft's IE Replacement

 Microsoft Spartan Has Arrived Spartan was just rolled out in Windows 10 Build 10049, which is a welcome addition to the Windows 10 Tech Preview scene. The latest build weighs in heavily just as the others have and seemed to take longer to install than Build 10041 – but I […]

Windows 10 Build 10041 Deep Dive Part 3

Windows 10 Build 10041 Deep Dive Part 3: Welcome to part 3 of our Windows 10 Build 10041 Deep Dive! So far in this series we have looked at what’s new or tweaked in build 10041. If you haven’t read Part One or Part Two, now would be a great […]