Archive for November, 2014

Parallax Propeller ASC+ Review

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

So, here we are. This is, perhaps, the inaugural “Hobby Electronics” post on Gadgetoid proper. That’s if you ignore some of my older musings about Ruby on the Pi. My previous home for all things electronics, pi.gadgetoid.com, was written during those Ruby days, in Ruby, and with no content management system of any sort. Updating […]

Alien Isolation: Terrifyingly Brilliant

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Occasionally I pick up and play a game that’s simply so engrossing, and so perfect that I can’t help but to pop up and use my crusty, neglected blog to shout about it. If the title of this post didn’t tip you off, it’s Alien Isolation that’s got me this time. Alien Isolation is the […]

Noreve Tradition Leather iPhone 5 Case Review

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

It’s been a while since we last shared a phone case review but you’ll be glad to know that we have a few coming up over the next few days. Now, we can’t all afford the shiny new iPhone straight away but we can afford to splurge on a new case for our iPhone 5S. […]

Toybox Turbos PC Review

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Are you, like me, old enough to recall a little Micro Machines tie-in gem on the SNES? It was, in my humble opinion, every bit as great a racer as Mario Kart but with a whole different outlook on the genre. The endearing, top-down graphics portrayed the tiny toy cars racing over snooker tables, sliding […]