Archive for category: Technology

7 Essential Android Apps for College Students

Technology

Getting work done as a college student can be pressing without the proper tools. How many times have you gotten to class and forgot that you left an assignment back in your dorm? Note taking can be an important aspect of college life as well, but handwritten notes can be hard to decipher after the […]

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Who Won E3 2011? Microsoft vs. Sony vs. Nintendo

Technology, Video Games

E3 2011, June 6-9, presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) for the video gaming industry. In a slight departure from our normal kinds of posts, I unveil the winner of E3 2011. Each year the “Big 3” companies, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, hold a press conference, and each year one is crowned as winning E3. […]

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Controversial Video Games

Artwork, Technology, Video Games

The debate about whether or not video games are art is in many ways the crux of the debate about controversial games.  A video game depicting Nazis is decried, while a film about the same topic receives Oscar buzz.  Every year games come out (or don’t as the case may be) that raise the ire […]

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Best Fictional Weapons

Cartoons, Comics, Film, Technology, Video Games

First of all, a quick disclaimer: I am not glamorizing nor glorifying weapons, violence, or related topics. Ok, now that that’s out of the way…we’ve all watched some action movie, TV show, or played a video game and thought that the hero (or villain) had a badass weapon. But what are the best of these […]

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Google Trends Throwdown

Humor, Internet, Technology

I spend way too much time on the internet, and today while checking out some stuff on Google Trends, I start comparing different search terms against their competitors to see who was getting more search volume.  Some of it was about what I expected, while others were a bit of a surprise.  So without further […]

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5 Ways to Help Save Your Laptop Battery [Infographic]

Technology

There are many ways to prolong the amount of life in laptop batteries. However, there also is a lot of conflicting information on this topic. Some will advise you to allow the battery to completely lose its charge before plugging it in, while others will argue that practice is harmful to the battery’s life. The […]

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The Prometheus Device

Comics, Technology

I’ve done more than my fair share of posts on comic book characters on this site, but Everett Bradford has taken it one step further. Inspired by the X-Men character of Pyro, he’s created what he calls the Prometheus Device. For those of us that may or may not have played with fire in our […]

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Simple Inventions That Are Pure Genius

featured, Technology

Some of the items you are about to see fall into the “why didn’t I think of that?” realm, while others fall into the “who in the world would think of that, and where can I get one?” realm.  I’ve left out most of  the almost-good ideas, and present you now with 25 simple inventions […]

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The Amazon Tax Law: This is Going to Suck – Infographic

Technology

Without action on the federal level, states have taken it into their own hands to pass laws that mandate sales tax be paid on purchases from all state residents – regardless of whether they made the purchase online or in their home state. This type of law that states are enacting has been dubbed the […]

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How Educational Tools Have Evolved Over The Years – Infographic

Technology

When was the last time you put your hands on a tape recorder? How about a slide projector or an overhead projector? Unless you’re stuck in some type of time warp, it’s probably been a while. In this age of technology, which allows us to do just about everything on our smartphones or online — […]

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