Plywood OnePlus New/Old Twins – WIRed #120

It’s time for Episode 120 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a house that predominantly showcases plywood, how you can get a OnePlus One phone, how one game is really TWO games, and the reveal of the Brothers Hebner in WWF! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “Plywood OnePlus New/Old Twins – WIRed #120”

Is This Video Game Retro or Modern? Well, It’s BOTH!!

While finding retro-style game projects on Kickstarter is pretty common, this one is pretty different: it’s a game cartridge that plays the 8-bit version of the game when plugged into the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), and plays the updated/modern version OF THE SAME GAME when plugged into a computer via USB (PC & Mac). PLUS, the two versions of the game interact with each other; as an ability or weapon unlocked in one version becomes available to the other. Of course, the Kickstarter has to be SUCCESSFUL, first. Continue reading “Is This Video Game Retro or Modern? Well, It’s BOTH!!”

Glasses-free 3DTV Plan from Stream TV gets Hisense to Manufacture Displays

For some time now, Stream TV has been talking about their Ultra-D glasses-free 3DTV technology, however nothing close to a marketable product has been seen.  Just yesterday, the company has signed a manufacturing deal with Hisense, and the specs of an actual device had been released as well.  The display will be 42 inches diagonally with a full HD 1080p display, and so far that’s all we know; at least something tangible is in the works. Stream TV will be showing off its latest gear at IFA 2012, so I’m looking forward to more and more details of this product coming to light. Hopefully, this glasses-free 3D tech won’t make my eyes bleed like the Nintendo 3DS does — of course, I’m exaggerating.  Anyway, if you’d like to read more information on the Stream TV/Hisense partnership, the full press release is available after the break.

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