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Adi’s Time Tunnel: F-Zero

Welcome to Adi’s Time Tunnel. This is another feature, where I get to talk about games from the past(AKA retro games).  Up this week, I am talking about F-Zero for the SNES. This was released in November 1990 in Japan, August 1991 in the USA and June 1992 here in the UK. In fact, it was a launch title for the SNES. This was a racing game set in the year 2560, where multi-millionaires have created a racing league known as F-Zero. In this game, you have two modes: Grand Prix Mode and Practise Mode. In either of the modes,...

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ContourROAM: Hands-free HD Camcorder, 360 Degree Helmet Mount – CES 2012

High end, high performance consumer cameras. That is what Contour has. Now, the new cameras are under $200. Lightweight cameras for the action-enthusiast or hunter. There are different cameras for different activities. ContourRoam is perfect for those who want to catch the action. The ContourROAM has memory, and has a professional lens, wide angle lens and is waterproof (up to 1 meter). So you can get 2-3 hours of recording time. One switch – turns on and starts to record. One correction from the video – Andy asked if there was a card, which I think Mary thought he was asking...

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Recon Instruments: Display in Ski Goggles for Skiers, Snowboarders – CES 2012

A heads up display in your goggles for skiers? That is what Recon Instruments is working on. These goggles won a CES innovation award. It’s a pair of goggles, but it tells you a lot more. “This is our Mod Live.” Mark says. “It’s an Android based unit. It provides skiiers, snowboarders, snowmobiles, anyone with real time data – speed, vertical decent, distance traveled, altitude.” Find Recon Instruments through Amazon Mod Live also ships with a variety of apps, including buddy tracker, navigation, points of interest. It has caller ID, and playlist to know what you are hearing. The GPS data...

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Old Ideas Meet New – Bitstrips

I don’t watch too much too much TV anymore. I just have a few shows I want to keep up on. A lot of that is online anyway – I just have to wait a few hours and BAM! I am watching all my shows. My TV is still an older 27″. No VCR, DVD or Tivo attached. I am usually too busy to even watch a movie and I am good with that. Not that I am knocking anyone that does watch TV, I just have pretty much taken it out of my life. If I want to watch...