Car Stereo Hacking (again)
You might remember I hacked up the stereo in my car a while back (but you probably don’t). Long story short, my new-to-me Honda CR-V had a steering-wheel stereo control that used two wires to communicate with the stock head unit. The replacement Pioneer deck also used two wires, so I gutted the stock switch […]
Sony: Fucking Idiots
It’s been a long time since I felt this familiar anger, this boiling frustration with preposterous dumbassery that promises to make my life a little awesomer and much worse at the same time. But oh, Sony, you guys are fucking stupid.
MiniDisc Frequency Analysis
A bad science look at the frequency recording of Sony’s MD using different methods. Spoiler: it’s complicated!
Nothing to see here
As some of the more observant have noticed, I redesigned the site. No content was lost, but the old design is gone forever and not archived (sorry). It’s all ’cause I have no new content, so I’m faking you out with a cosmetic rearrange (sorry). Here’s a very old proto NFG Games article, Sega CD […]
Sony acknowledges PSP faults.. No, they don’t.
You might remember my recent harsh appraisal of Sony’s PSP. According to a GameSpot article the head of Sony Computer Entertainment, Ken Kutaragi, said only .6% of the PSPs sold have been returned, and that people complaining about the buttons are overreacting to intentional design choices. Which completely dodges the issue of defective units where […]
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 […]
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 […]
Three new game reviews!
I’ve been busy. Here’s some writeups for some games you’ve probably never seen or even heard of:Korokoro Post Nin for PS,Power Rangers Pinball for PS,Necronomicon Pinball for Saturn. All three are loaded with screenshots and a review, please check them out.