October 3rd, 2017

October 2017 New Game Releases

October is upon us! A ton of new games are coming out in anticipation of the holiday season and there isn’t a moment to lose so let’s dive right in!

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga for Nintendo 3DS

The evil Beanish witch Cackletta has stolen the voice of Princess Peah! Mario and Luigi have to go on an adventure to the Beanbeen Kingdom to get it back! In this update to the classic GameBoy Advance game you’ll get to revisit the story you love with updated graphics and audio, as well as a whole new story that follows Captain Goomba as he gathers minions and rescues Bowser!

Join Mario & Luigi on this classic adventure again on 6th October!

Pre-order your copy now!

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March 8th, 2016

Windows 95 – We’ve Come A Long Way…

Windows 95 was released as of this posting just a little over 20 years ago. This operating system brought many innovations to personal computing, the most common being the “start” button that still exists in Windows 10. You may not have realized that teenagers today were all born after ’95 and the relative simplicity of their smartphones, tablets and even computer operating systems is taken for granted. Here’s a video of teenagers’ reactions to Windows 95.



July 29th, 2015

Windows 10

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You have been hearing about Windows 10 and you want to know more before you dive in. Here are articles of interest compiled just for you:

  1. Review of the basics and new features. Review by a knowledgeable user, Brian Jackson, at ITbusiness when he first uses Windows 10: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/windows-10-review-the-last-os-youll-ever-have-to-install/58355
  2. Once you figured out the basics, here are some added tricks and tips from PC World’s Brad Chacos: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2875600/windows/windows-10-the-best-tips-tricks-and-tweaks.html
  3. If you want to use Windows 10 on your MAC? Here is some advice from The Verge’s Micah Singleton: http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/29/9058825/windows-10-macbook-how-to-install-osx
  4. If you really want to know the “other side’s” view, here is an article from Appleinsider’s Roger Fingas about the new Operating System: http://appleinsider.com/articles/15/07/29/windows-10-launches-to-favorable-reviews-cautions-about-bugs-and-feature-gaps?utm_medium=twitter.com&utm_source=applenws.com.
  5. And now for some nostalgia, this is how CNet saw the launch of Windows 95, 20 years ago: http://www.cnet.com/videos/start-me-up-watch-cnets-early-coverage-of-windows-95-back-in-1995/ You just have to go to around 3:30 into the video, where you can find the original Start Me Up ad from Microsoft, courtesy of Mick Jagger and the lads from Rolling Stones.

Cedric Tetzel
@cedrictetzel



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