The NeXT Computer: A Great Piece of Tech That Failed in the Market

The vast history of technology is full with the plastic-framed corpses of then-brilliantly innovative devices that couldn’t catch on and then failed in the marketplace. In some cases, these devices were probably ahead of their time; some were crushed by competitors, worthy and unworthy (hello Zune); with some of them, maybe we were all just too stupid to buy them (hello Dreamcast). Out of all on them, in terms of computers, the one that hurts the most (should have been successful, but wasn’t), is Steve Job’s successor to the Macintosh, the NeXT Computer. Continue reading “The NeXT Computer: A Great Piece of Tech That Failed in the Market”

War of the Worlds + Video Games + Patrick Stewart = WIN!!

 = YAY!!!

Hold on!!

There’s going to be a new video game based on H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds?!”

And it’s going to be based on the original novel’s setting AND the 1953 movie’s time period?!

So it’s NOT based on the 2005 Tom Cruise version?!? Praise the Lord!!!

ANNNNNND it will be narrated by Captain Jean-Luc Picard, a.k.a. Professor Charles Xavier, a.k.a. MacBeth, a.k.a. “American Dad’s” Avery Bullock himself?! SIGN ME UP!!!!

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