Archive for January, 2012

From Snega2USB To Retrode 2: A Comprehensive History

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Playing vintage games, such as those from the steeped-in-nostalgia Master System, Megadrive, NES and SNES days, has always been somewhat of a legal minefield. ROM downloads, as abandoned as those old games may seem, are frowned upon both by the companies who once sold those games, and the enthusiast communities who still enjoy playing them. […]

Micro SIM Cutter From MobileFun

Monday, January 30th, 2012

With the rise of the Micro SIM, and the outright sensibility of picking from the growing pool of SIM-free mobile phones instead of tying yourself into a lengthy, inescapable contract, the need to cut SIM cards down to Micro SIM size is all too common. Many SIM-only, rolling-monthly contracts come with full-sized SIM cards currently, […]

Waterfield Designs iPhone Hint Slip Case Review

Monday, January 30th, 2012

I haven’t looked at an iPhone case in some time, and with the iPhone 4s form factor matching that of the iPhone 4 many of my earlier reviews are still relevant. However, I’d like to introduce you to the iPhone Hint from SFBags. It fuses the convenience of a flip case, with the all-round protection […]

Otone Aporto USB/Battery Powered 2.0 Speaker Review

Monday, January 30th, 2012

I’ve never been a huge fan of portable speakers, this is probably because they’re traditionally quite awful. The Otone Aporto, however, combines reasonably decent sound with a quirky transforming trick. Its creator, Otone Audio, is a home-grown rising star in the audio world, headquartered in Manchester. They’re a relatively new and largely unknown company who […]

Dungeon Defenders PS3 Reviewed

Monday, January 9th, 2012

It’s no secret among gamers that some of the greatest titles around come from some of the most unlikely places. I need not mention Minecraft, but I will. And if you want to get PS3-specific, then you can’t deny that Warhawk was an absolutely cracking downloadable PS3 title in its day. Stepping in with more […]