With the influx of cloned retro systems (standard-sized and micro-sized), this has become a great way to experience — for the first time ever or in a while — older games on newer hardware. Via a report from Gizmodo, Hyperkin, the makers of the Retron 5, unveiled their clone system to the popular Nintendo Game Boy, temporarily called the “Ultra Game Boy”; that will DEFINITELY be renamed for trademark and copyright reasons (because DUH). However, that codename is a great description of Hyperkin’s hardware, which aims to improve on Nintendo’s original Game Boy in many ways that won’t impede on the system’s classic gameplay. In yet, they DID release their take on the original Xbox’s “Duke” controller because REASONS… Continue reading At #CES2018, ‘Retron’-maker Hyperkin showed off its Game Boy Clone System→
In this month’s video game-themed episode of PractitioNERD Documented, or “Doc’D”, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the story behind the very first edition of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in 1995. Continue reading The First E3 (1995) – Doc’D #23→
Oh Science and Technology; how you entertain me so. As well as weird-me out.
Anyway, with consumer-grade 3D printers coming the rage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (in case you’re not into PlayStation Now, 4K/UHD televisions, and curved screens), it was bound to happen at SOME TIME. We’ve been hearing of strange 3D-printed projects since the initial popularity of 3D printing, so….what else is new. This is. For $600, you can hold a keepsake from that very special time in baby’s life in your very own hands courtesy of 4-D ultrasound technology from a company called 3D Babies. The company is offering to turn your ultrasounds into a custom, three-dimensional, life-size plastic replica of your future child. Because that’s TOTALLY NOT creepy. Continue reading Now You Can Buy a Life-Size, 3D-Printed Replica of Your Unborn Baby…’Cause THAT’S A Thing…→
Gadget Unit will be heading towards Las Vegas to bring you as much coverage of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) as one person, Brian Sweet, possibly can! The show officially begins on Tuesday the 7th, but a number of events will happen prior to that. Continue reading Keep Up With CES 2014 News at GadgetUnit.com→
We have come to the end of the CES 2013 road, everyone. It’s time for my final news briefs about my top 5 favorite products/stories introduced on the final day of the show. This is the 4th and last day of “The PractitioNERD” coverage of CES 2013, and here are my favorite stories from today’s CES coverage. Continue reading My 5 Favorite CES 2013 Stories: Day 4/4→
On this week’s more stable episode of WIRed (between the yelling and shameless plugs of my CES 2013 posts), I discuss the architectural collaboration between Zaha Hadid and Pharrell Williams, concepts of the Google smartwatch, the PS3 re-release of FMV trailblazer “Mad Dog McCree, and the HIGHEST DROPKICK EVER DONE IN THE HISTORY OF PRO WRESTLING (maybe; still VERY impressive). Continue reading Pharrell/Zaha Collab on Smartwatches w/ Mad Dog Dropkicks – WIRed #29→
Welcome one, welcome all. Day 3 of 4 of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has come to an end, which means that it’s time for some new briefs about the products/stories introduced today at the show. So, here are my top 5 favorite stories from day three of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Continue reading My 5 Favorite CES 2013 Stories: Day 3/4→
Welcome one, welcome all. Day 2 of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has come to an end, which means that it’s time for some new briefs about the products/stories introduced today at the show. So, here are my top 5 favorite stories from day two of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Continue reading My 5 Favorite CES 2013 Stories: Day 2/4→
Howdy, Hey There, and Hello everyone! It’s another year, which means it’s time for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Now that the official first day of CES is complete, I want to give a few briefs about the products/stories introduced today at the show. I will be doing this for the rest of this week, so now, here are my top 5 favorite stories from day one of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Continue reading My 5 Favorite CES 2013 Stories: Day 1/4→
Another year has begun, meaning that it’s time to “CES” IT UP!! I apologize Anyway, to techies and gadget-nerds like myself, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is a pretty huge, freaking deal. Starting on Tuesday, January 8 until Friday, January 11, I will be giving my “Daily Top 5” favorite things/products/stories exhibited on that day of the expo. Bring on the gadgetry! Unleash the technogizmos! Random battle cry with technology references! LET’S GO!