Microsoft Flight Simulator goes Freemium – Phoenix takes Flight in the Spring of 2012

From my previous article Minecraft Apple iPhone and iPad making brick building Games Social, you can see how fan support, especially from rabid, half-crazed fans who apparently have Acme Acres of free time on their hands, can propel a Gaming Cinderella to the darling of the Social Gaming elites. Interesting, as Minecraft is a Premium […]

Chrome 16 beats Firefox and IE8 –Mozilla going Mobile and Cloud OS on Smartphones, Tablets and UltraBoooks

Ever since this bit of news relating to Google Chrome beating out Mozilla Firefox to become No.2 in the race to beat IE6 (Internet Explorer) on December 1st 2011AD in Kelroy’s article Chrome overtakes Firefox to Become World’s 2nd most Popular Browser back in December 2011AD, which I geekily refer to as the “Browser Wars”, I […]

Siri and Kinect: Heralds of a coming world free of Remote Controls

The recent debut of the Apple iPhone 4S with its sexy voiced talking Assistant named Siri hearkens to a future straight out of star trek, where people can talk to computers. My article entitled Apple iPhone 4S PostMortem – Siri Voice Assistant and iMessage Rock defended the Apple iPhone 4S, pointing out it was something […]

Nokia show off the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 powered by Windows Phone Mango

Many called it the Marriage of Microsoft and Nokia but whatever your take on it is, the first “offspring” of the Nokia and Microsoft union has been shown off at Nokia World 2011 in London. The high end Nokia Lumio 800 and the affordable Lumia 710 are both powered by Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 Manga platform and will be available starting in Europe […]

Windows 7 trumps Windows XP for Pole Position – Windows 8 Cloudy Future

This just in, my dear readers! Windows 7 is now the No. 1 Operating System for WinTel (Windows and Intel) machines worldwide. This after bearing the dominance of the Windows XP OS, which has held that position for the last ten (10) years, a testament ironically more to the power of software piracy than the quality […]

Top News and Games from E3 2011

So Electronic Entertainment Expo  2011 is over, and almost everybody didn’t disappoint. The annual video game conference and show at the Los Angeles Convention center was held over three days, this year and anyone who was anyone (with a few exceptions) was there from all sections of the video gaming industry. There was more info on expected […]