The Cellphone is the digital mall of the 2010’s

This article by Luke Wroblewski got me thinking that the cellphone of the 2010’s is the digital equivalent infrastructure to the brick and mortar shopping mall of the 80’s. In the 80’s we went to the mall to: Socialize with friends, Play games at the arcade, and Shop for things we wanted. The mall was…

Wayback Wednesday – Retro Arcade on iOS devices

I remember playing Bezerk, Spike, Pole Position and many other great games on this odd ball little Vectrex arcade system. It was a cheaper version of Atari or Intellivision and allowed you to have a somewhat portable display and controller all-in-one unit. What other game systems do you remember playing?

WayBack Wednesday

I’m starting a new posting tag – Wayback Wednesday in honor of the many comments on previous retro posts on my Facebook Timeline. This week we celebrate the release of the 25th anniversary deluxe edition of Peter Gabriel album So. So raise your boomboxes in the rain and angst along with me – What was…

Ideal Telephone service setup finally achieved!

This year, I made a New Year’s resolution to end as many contracts as possible.  Many of the monthly contracts we had were around telephone service.  The first one we was able to drop was home phone service.  We already had dropped a physical land line service a while back by switching from Verizon to…