Podcast: PAX and its Meaning

Eric and David go to PAX, the gamer culture con hosted in Seattle the first weekend in September. They come back brimming with stories of cool games, cool gear, and cool experiences. While gaming remains the main focus, hardware vendors now show up in force, with the latest game-related gear. Both Eric and David offer tips for a fruitful and fun PAX experience. Tools Did you buy a 4GB GTX 970? Go get your refund! The GTX 970’s architecture resulted […]

Loyd’s Somewhat Dubious iPhone Adventure

I am now the proud somewhat sheepish owner of an iPhone 6s+. It all began when my wife, Jan, broke her iPhone 5. The aging iPhone 5 had already been acting finicky, including shortened battery life. It also would sometimes fail to issue an audio tone for notifications, causing her to miss text messages. We initially thought she’d just left it in “do not disturb” mode, but it also happened with the phone in full-on ring mode. So we decided to […]