March 27, 2017

Will Candy Crush Set You Free? [8-Bit Philosophy]

Press Start for “Will Candy Crush Set You Free?” by 8-Bit Philosophy, where classic video games introduce famous thinkers, problems, and concepts with quotes, teachings, and more.

March 26, 2017

The First Ever Webcam: Connectix Quickcam

In this episode of The 8-Bit Guy, we take a look at the original Connectix Quickcam connected to a laptop running Windows 95. He also demonstrate how it was possible to get color pictures from a black and white camera.

March 23, 2017

'Doom' On A Calculator: A Whirlwind Tour Of Classic Games Like 'Doom' And 'Tetris' On A Graphing Calculator

Okay, "Doom" is a little bit of a stretch for the humble Texas Instrument TI-83, but we'd play that version of "Super Mario Bros." all through math class.

March 13, 2017

The Story Of WinRAR's Neverending 40-Day Trial

If you've ever used WinRAR past its trial period (and you probably have), maybe you thought it was supposed to stop working after 40 days. Not so.

March 12, 2017

Can You Use A Windows '98 Computer In 2017?

Need to make an Excel sheet or watch a DVD? It can handle that. Want to use Facebook or most of the internet? You're out of luck.

Nokia 3310 "Indestructible Phone" Retrospective

Taking a nostalgic look back at the cell phone that so many online consider to be the very symbol of robust build quality in tech: the original Nokia 3310 from the year 2000. And also comparing it to the 5110 and 3390 models that were popular in the USA.

DIY: How To Make An Origami Yoda From Star Wars In 5 Minutes

Make your own origami Yoda in just 5 minutes! All you need is a square piece of paper, and Force is not even required.

March 4, 2017

Cool Stuff: Bose SoundTrue Headphones II (For Android Devices)

Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones II were engineered with advanced Bose technologies. They feature exclusive TriPort technology so your music sounds deep, clear and full of life.

Comic: Wrong With Dog

Something's wrong with the dog. He's been jumping through Windows again and crashed it. Maybe I have to reload dog.exe.

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