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Living Room perfection with NVIDIA SHIELD TV

For cord cutters like myself, TV entertainment has been dead for years. I bought a TV out of instinct; every living room I’ve seen has a couch and a TV. Netflix and YouTube lived on my lovely desktop monitors, which allowed for multitasking and not actually watching that video content. However, my living room life changed when I came across the Roku 3 box. This wonderful box allowed me to...

Android Pay shows Apple how it’s done 0

Android Pay shows Apple how it’s done

The latest front in the ongoing Apple vs Google mobile war is payments. Apple with the sadly named Apple Pay (Let’s be honest, everyone was hoping for iPay) and Google with Android Pay. Both have their own unique sets of pros and cons, but function in a mostly similar fashion. However, if they aren’t that drastically different, can one really be “better” than the other? Yes, and for a surprisingly...

A few days with the Apple TV (2015) 0

A few days with the Apple TV (2015)

Last week saw the release of the 4th Generation Apple TV. Being the first Apple TV featuring the new tvOS, it was the first device in the model’s 8 year history to have user-installable apps. Just like on most modern platforms, having the ability to install your own applications is incredibly useful and powerful. There are some interesting applications which I think will show up down the line relating to...

iOS 9 – Who isn’t an early adopter anymore? 0

iOS 9 – Who isn’t an early adopter anymore?

In the tech-centric world we live in today, the faster that software updates get pushed, typically the better off everyone is. Software updates provide not only more features, but are a vital conduit for security updates. Our world is a connected world and when security issues are found, they need to be patched immediately. Anything that speeds up that process is “Good”, except we still need “early adopters” which is...

Microsoft showed off at an Apple event… oh and some new iDevices 0

Microsoft showed off at an Apple event… oh and some new iDevices

On the right you’ll see a screenshot I captured from today’s Apple event. One half of that image is an Apple staff member talking about the latest and greatest iPad Pro. On the other half of the image you’ll see… a Microsoft logo. At an Apple event? These two used to be mortal enemies. Heck, just last week there was news of Microsoft running a joint project with VMWare. Those...