Author Archive for Jeff

My Friends Nintendo DS Review

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My Friends is a game for kids who truly have no friends. It is designed for the most anti-social of children who cannot muster the energy to go outside, make real friends, and engage in basic outdoor play. It’s true…

The Biggest Loser for Nintendo DS

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The Biggest Loser isn’t as much a game as it is a guidebook to a healthy lifestyle. It features exercise instructions, healthy eating recipes, calorie counters, fat monitors, progress charts, goal planners and everything else you could imagine to get…

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Nintendo DS Review

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Seven years ago, someone at Square Enix came up with the wacky idea to create a game blending characters from the Final Fantasy series with classic Disney friends. The game it birthed, Kingdom Hearts, was a surreal journey into a…

How Stuff Works: A Computer CPU

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You’ve got a brain, right? Sure you do! And so does your computer. But instead of a soft, squishy blob of neurons and axons and synapses, your computer has a small square chip about the size of a Triscuit cracker…

Dynatron G950 Genius CPU Cooler

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Keeping your computer cool is essential. A CPU that gets too hot can shut down the machine, or worse, lead to permanently damaged hardware. With that being the case, a well-functioning CPU cooler is a crucial component to keeping your…

How Stuff Works: LCD TVs

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Half the people I encounter don’t know what LCD stands for, and even less really know what’s going on inside that rectangle they spend hours peering at every day. With the rise of HDTV, Blu-Ray, hi-def gaming and the digital…

My Dress-Up – Nintendo DS Game

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When little girls play dress-up, they aren’t doing it for any real purpose. They aren’t hoping to get top marks from a fashion judge. They aren’t giving out wardrobe advice like tiny versions of What Not to Wear. They’re just…

Cocoon Grid-It Organizer

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Are you one of those people who carries some sort of briefcase, laptop or messenger bag? Do you just throw all your personal belongings, tech gadgets and other knick-knacks in there, letting them bounce around and be disorganized? Well friend,…

How Stuff Works: Computer Graphics Cards

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You know the words you’re reading right now? You’re seeing them thanks to your computer’s graphics card. The game you just played? Yeah, that was the graphics card too, big guy. Without your computer’s graphics card, your monitor is as…

How Stuff Works – Cell Phone Towers

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There is an object near you right now that is extremely technical. Maybe it’s in your pocket, or in a holster on your belt. Perhaps sitting on your desk, or in your purse. It could even be in your hand,…

Applesac 13” MacBook Sleeve by Colcasac

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One thing is for sure – my 13” white MacBook is scratched to death on the bottom. This is due partly to general use, but also to the fact it typically gets carried in a messenger bag designed to hold…

EASEUS Todo Backup 1.0

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These days, everyone knows you should back up your data on a regular basis. Our hard drives are becoming so big and the amount of data on them is nearly incomprehensible. To that end, when trouble occurs or our drives…