computers

Adata’s First Gaming Laptop Nails It

Adata’s First Gaming Laptop Nails It

I find it exciting when a new laptop brand enters the gaming market. The space is a little crowded at the moment, sure, but it can be refreshing to review something new. In my experience, there’s usually some feature or some hardware combination that I haven’t seen before, or the…

I Miss the Commodore 64, My First Console and Computer

I Miss the Commodore 64, My First Console and Computer

As a child of the 80s, I didn’t have an Atari, an NES, or even a Sega Master System. My first console was actually our family’s first computer: the Commodore 64. It was a passable gaming system, but more importantly, it was a device that taught me that technology was…

The Net Is Somehow Both Outdated and Prescient

The Net Is Somehow Both Outdated and Prescient

The Net, starring a post-Speed Sandra Bullock, was made in 1995, so it’s a given the technology it depicts will look outdated 25 years later. But some of the broader ideas the film pokes into — amid many, many, many scenes of Bullock’s character being chased around by bad guys…