When Goat Simulator entered the world, the results were mixed: some lamented its existence, others considered it a fun novelty. There is no shortage of simulator games, but the latest seems to have taken the trend to rock bottom -- literally.
Old Gameboys are available aplenty on eBay, Craigslist, and maybe that old box in your mom's garage, but for some people, there's something special about a device crafted with one's own hands. If you fall into that category (and often wax poetic about your ol' Gameboy), Adafruit has introduced a project right up your alley.
We fill our lives with data-toting gadgets, but don't often stop to think about our body in relation to the data it holds. Extensive research has been performed to determine how powerful the human brain is, for example, but sometimes a simple explanation is the best way to grasp the complexity of our existence.
Around this time in 2012, the beloved media player VLC arrived in the Google Play Store as a beta offering for Android users. Though it has been available since then, US and Canadian users have been relegated to grabbing the APK from the VLC website and installing manually, something that has finally come to an end.
Old tech can be hard to let go of, eventually finding its way to the basement or attic for a long life forgotten inside a box. Such seemed to be the case with one original Mac 512K in particular, that spent 30 years in storage before being booted up to see if it worked.
Can't wait for the arrival of Guardians of the Galaxy? The movie doesn't release for a few more weeks, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy its soundtrack now. The track list for the album was recently released, as well as its snazzy cover, and the folks at MTV assembled a Spotify playlist to match it.
Your childhood likely involved at least one cartridge-based gaming console, and with those games came a habit that feels as natural as taking up the controller: blowing in the cartridge. It is widely known at this point that such an activity was useless, but that doesn't answer the question of why we did it.