I’m not one to toot my own horn, but I totally called it! In my post from last November (http://rickatnight11.com/?p=64) I write:
I’ve always wanted to see a kind of hybrid between the mouse and game controller. I’m talking about a Wii-mote analog stick in one hand and a mouse in the other. To me that’s a combination of the two most accurate analog human interface devices in computer history.
Well, friends, mLani has listened to my suggestion. Engadget has posted an article about the mLani “Mobi” which is exactly that. I mean look at the picture:
Could you get any closer to what I was talking about? I think not. I hope to see that these work on the computer (I mean, USB? Come on now) or that there will be a PC version soon. I’ll be expecting my check in the mail, mLani. </toot>
I have had my new gaming machine assembled for a month now, and I am still just so happy with it. It’s been years since I had a top-of-the-line computer, so I’ve been throwing as much at it as I can, and Fuzzdump (as I affectionately named it) is working like a champ.
- Asus Crosshair II Formula Motherboard
- AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition
- 4 x 1GB PC1066 RAM
- XFX Geforce GTX260 Black Edition
- WD RaptorX 150GB 10k rpm HD
- WD 1TB Green SATA HD
I played all of my new coveted games that my old machine couldn’t even run, like Dead Space and Assasin’s Creed, the games that my old machine could barely run, such as Left4Dead and Unreal Tournament III, and the older games I wanted to see graphics improvements on like Counter-Strike Source, the Half-Life 2 games, Guitar Hero III, etc. Fuzzdump absolutely crushed them, and I can’t say how happy I’ve been. Continue reading
I got a chance to play with the new Verizon Hub yesterday. I must say, it’s definitely fun to play with, has some interesting features, and I could actually see myself using this. I like being able to have a calendar back home that sends me updates via text. I know that any web service (ie Google) completely trumps most of these features, but it’s an interesting idea, and it is a beautiful device. Sorry for the poor picture/video quality. All I had was my phone: