Category Archives: Op-Ed

LeapMotion, Chromecast and Gaming Thoughts (podcast)

This weeks podcast will focus on Leap Motion’s new input device, Google’s release of Chromecast and of course the usual gaming industry thoughts along w/some of my personal thoughts on wearable pc technology.

I’ve included my Youtube demo video of the Leapmotion controller in action using BetterTouchTool for some gestures on my mac mini. Continue reading

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Gaming: the eve of change? pre-e3 2013 thoughts (podcast)

Tomorrow begins gaming’s biggest event of the year, the E3 2013 expo. This year marks the begining of the next gen again. In 2006 it was the overly priced PS3 vs the XBOX 360 vs the blue ocean killer Wii; this time it seems to be more of a 2 console race even more. However the next gen of gaming may have large implications to us gamers as consumers and our rights on our games. I will delve into these thoughts in my first podcast. Continue reading

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2013: The beginning of the real future?

today I’ll be recapping a few key announcements that have much larger implications in the overall scope of computing/technology and also do a quick summary of the tech i’m rocking these days. Continue reading

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iPhone 5, NFC: make or break?

Today’s post will center around the beast that is the iPhone 5 and an emerging communication protocol: NFC. I won’t be analyzing all of the rumored features of the iPhone 5 (that will be unveiled tomorrow) but concentrating on one feature and how its inclusion/exclusion could affect it and its adoption. Continue reading

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BYOD: a failure waiting to happen…

Mid to late 2011, a new buzz word was running rampart in many corporate IT departments: BYOD (bring your own device). Basically what this trend centers around is the idea that users would bring their own device be it a smartphone, tablet or laptop from home and be able to use it within their work’s IT infrastructure and environment. To me this feels like a trend we saw gain popularity but then pull an epic fail. Keep on reading for my reasons on why BYOD is just that, a buzz word. Continue reading

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Tech, The Web, 2012

After a rather interesting begining to 2012, the blog is back up and online. I apologize for the downtime and lack of updates but hope to start posting more often.  Today I thought I’d post a few thoughts on some … Continue reading

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Random: rim, tablets and tech on the brain

Today’s post is a pure opinion and my thoughts on the current tech landscape. Apologies for the uber long time between posts, the ‘real’ job got crazy busy. So lets get to it, I’ll discuss my thoughts on RIM, tablets and some random console thoughts. Continue reading

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thoughts on Nintendo… from a core gamer perspective

I owned an Atari, Atari 2600, Master System (traded w/my cousin for his NES for a summer), Super NES (pal had a Genesis), PSone (best friend had a N64 on launch), PS2 and XBOX (never owned, but modded roommates) and now this gen: PS3, XBOX 360 Slim and of course the Wii. My portables included: original Gameboy, DS Lite, PSP, 3DS. Continue reading

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the pros and cons of being an early adopter

Well, as my blog title mentions, I am an early adopter of hardware, services and software. Actually now that I think of it, all of us here at Tech-Recipes.com are early adopters in one sense or the other. Being in this sect has its benefits but also its negatives too. Keep reading for some of the ins and outs us early adopters face. Continue reading

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