Yearly Archives: 2012


If you’ve ever heard of emulation, you may have heard about Snes9x. It is software that can emulate the Super Nintendo system on your computer (and some portable devices). That experience is now available on Windows 8. As far as

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Super rowi Bros:Tweetwerks

I’ll be the first to admit I am not an avid user of Twitter. Others evidently feel differently due to its continued popularity and several Windows 8 apps available for it. I’ve looked at my share,¬†Rowi, Metrotwit and Tweetro¬†for example.

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Pulse News

If you are not familiar with Pulse it is a news reader and has been available on mobile devices for quite some time, but only recently moved into the desktop and here on Windows 8 now. The interface you get

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Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated has been around as a magazine since 1954 and as with most magazines it is developing an online presence so makes sense to have a Windows 8 app. The focus here is on articles, but there are plenty

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Amazon released a pretty basic app during the preview period of Windows 8 and the Kindle app has been available for quite some time. Now we have a full-blown store app, how does it stack up? The opening screen is

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This app is a unique take on a puzzle game, at least for me. There may be others that it is similar to but if anything the presentation is most definitely unique. “ilomilo” is the story of two friends (ilo

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Logos Quizzes

There have been several logo quizzes appearing everywhere and I had not tried any until now. I just didn’t see the lure of it and frankly not sure I see the lure after playing them. I tried two and figured

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