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[ Dec 17 2004 ]

Sony’s PSP: Reviewed

So the PSP has launched and after a crazy adventure I managed to score one. Four days later the lineup for Nintendo DS units at my local Toys R Us was five times longer than the lineup for Sony’s PSP. A harbinger of the future perhaps? For all the fervent interest in the PSP it […]





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[ Dec 5 2004 ]

Korean TurboGrafx 16

Unknown to more or less everyone, I give you the Korean Vistar, a recycled TurboGrafx-16. As far as I know this is the first bit of information about it in the western world.





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[ Sep 21 2004 ]

The PStwo

Sony’s PStwo has finally been unveiled and it’s a stunner. Much smaller than I thought (and smaller than Spong thought), it turns out the system is really tiny. According to this Japanese page the system will launch in early October, and will be $149 (Y19,800). What’s really surprising, to me at least, is that it’ll […]





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[ May 10 2004 ]

PC Engine CD ROM Mod: Done!

I spent the greater part of my evening putting together a PC Engine CD (with case) system that I could call my own. I pulled out all the stops, with a white (not yellow!) PC Engine system, the cleanest CD ROM I could find, RGB amp, LED swap and region mod. It turned out great, […]





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[ Apr 7 2004 ]

Rarest of the Rare?

There’s a lot of rare things in the Saturn world. The Samsung Saturn and the HiSaturn Navi spring to mind, but there’s nothing so rare as this: Sega SGX HSG-0007





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[ Mar 10 2004 ]

Anatomy of a Joystick

I’ve put together a page on the Anatomy of a Joystick, the first in a series of articles about controls (I hope!). Enjoy, and let me know if there’s anything that might need to be changed.





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[ Mar 9 2004 ]

Today’s tech fun!

Tonight I spent some time putting the finishing touches on an X68000 power supply repair. Once I got it all finished and put it together, it failed to function. Turns out the floppy drives were dead. Let this be a lesson unto you: If your power supply blows, and they often do with these awesome […]





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[ Feb 1 2004 ]

101 Secrets of the PC Engine

A bit of a trivia collection for you: 101 Secrets of the PC Engine! Includes pics + diagrams!





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[ Jan 31 2004 ]

IS Electronics Saturn Address Checker

I picked up a huge and rare Saturn Address Checker made by IS Electronics. No, this isn’t a repeat, this one’s a LOT different. About 8kg different in fact.





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[ Nov 6 2003 ]

TeraDrive Page up!

The Sega TeraDrive is an unusual computer. Have a look!





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