Ivan’s first brush with tech was as a little baby mashing the keys of his dad’s ZX Spectrum. He got his first PC in 1993 and has been an avid gamer and tech nerd ever since. After earning cool-sounding and possibly useful degrees in music and management, he worked as an itinerant English professor, piano teacher, translator, and proofreader. He kept writing and talking tech along the way. His favorite subjects include video games, software, and new gadgets.
Google to Launch Stadia Cloud Gaming Service
Google says two editions of its Stadia cloud-based gaming platform will launch on November 19 in 14 countries, including the US, UK, and Canada.  For an initial price of $130, Founders Edition subscribers will receive a hardware starter kit, a copy of Bungle’s Destiny 2 and SNK’s Samurai Sho
Japanese Publishers Dominate Game Awards Nominations
Games from Japan’s Kojima Productions, FromSoftware, and Capcom have scored multiple nominations in the race for 2019 Game Awards. With nominations in eight categories, Kojima’s gender-bending Death Stranding is a strong candidate for game of the year honors. FromSoftware’s Sekiro: Shadows
30 Virtual Reality Statistics for 2020
There was a time in the early 1990s when you couldn't pick up a magazine or watch a movie without virtual reality experiences tempting you to tumble down a digital rabbit hole with Alice and the White Rabbit. Then - poof! It all seemed to vanish. Virtual reality statistics show that VR started d
28 live streaming statistics that you should pay attention to in 2020
"In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." It took nearly 40 years for Andy Warhol's 1968 prediction to reach its logical conclusion. In 2007, a tech enthusiast named Justin Kan put a laptop in his backpack, strapped a webcam to his hat, and started JustinTV, broadcasting h
37 Mobile app download statistics for 2020
"People will carry around small devices that allow them to constantly stay in touch and do electronic business from wherever they are. They will be able to check the news, see flights they have booked, get information from financial markets, and do just about anything else on these devices." - Bil
22 Interesting Browser Statistics for 2020
Web browsers. You can think of them as picture frames for the world’s largest canvas: the internet. The online world, the whole endless-terabytes circus of it, happens inside that humble frame. But, like frames, browsers are easy to overlook. You're focused on the content they bring, after all
27 iPhone statistics to make Steve Jobs Smile in Heaven
America and apples. A love story hundreds of years in the making. Although apples originated in Asia and apple pies were eaten in Europe long before the birth of the United States, the dish became synonymous with national pride and prosperity as the American nation grew. The type of apple that we cr