There’s no question that games have come on a long way since the 8bit era of the NES and Megadrive. Character animations, lighting, and texture quality are at a point where they’re rivaling animated films in their quality. But they don't look quite as good as the latest Pixar or Dreamworks animation. Why is this? … Continue reading Games Don’t Look “As Good” As Animated Films. Why is this?
Microsoft’s Windows 10 is hugely successful. It’s currently running on 800 million devices worldwide; on laptops, desktops, and everything in between. Despite this, it seems as if Microsoft is transitioning away from Windows and instead focusing on services and enterprise. The question is, as Windows becomes less of a priority for Microsoft, and their services … Continue reading Could Microsoft Transition Windows to Linux?
We need more choice than just Android and iOS. It’s become apparent that having only two “phone” operating systems is becoming a problem. Android, the Google-backed OS, has become the only option for many handset makers, giving Google too much control of the phone OS market. That’s become even more obvious since Huawei had their … Continue reading Huawei’s Predicament Underlines the Need for a Third Mobile OS
Note: I started writing this as a list of all the things that Facebook has done wrong in 2018. It was a pretty bleak list (and quite honestly the Guardian has put together a better list than I could have) so I changed tack. Now it’s more of justification of why I’m on still on … Continue reading Why Am I Still Using Facebook?
Apple has an extensive history of giving keynote addresses, some of which are historical milestones, from the reveal of the Mac in 1984 to the incredibly important moment Steve Jobs revealed the iPhone in 2007. It’s fair to say, Apple has had some of the most important powerpoint (or more likely Apple Keynote) presentations ever. … Continue reading The September 2018 Apple Special Event Keynote Review
This is a continuation of my previous post, ‘I’ve Fallen out of love with Apple. Let me explain.’ “iCloud Storage is full.” This is the most frustrating notification on an Apple product. It’s a reminder of how little storage Apple gives you as a default — a paltry 5GB. Since the launch of iCloud in … Continue reading iCloud’s Paltry 5GB Free Storage Plan.
I’ve fallen out of love with Apple. Let me explain. We have to go back to my teenage years. My Chemical Romance were at the peak of their popularity, YouTube had just been bought by Google, and the Nintendo Wii was released, catapulting console gaming into the mainstream. At that time Apple were still the … Continue reading I’ve fallen out of love with Apple. Let me Explain.