Whitson Gordon
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Whitson Gordon is a writer, gamer, and all-around tech nerd. He eats potato chips with chopsticks so he doesn't get grease on his mechanical keyboard.
1/13/20
10:31 AM
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It is tough! The first thing I usually recommend to people is narrowing it down by open vs closed-back first. If you’re using them at home by yourself, open is ideal, if you’re using them in a room with other people or out and about, closed is better.

Then you can move onto things like noise cancelling (if you’re going Read more

It is tough! The first thing I usually recommend to people is narrowing it down by open vs closed-back first. If

1/12/20
12:20 PM
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Well, compared to the $60,000 TV...but yeah, that was a little tongue-in-cheek ;-)

Well, compared to the $60,000 TV...but yeah, that was a little tongue-in-cheek ;-)

11/8/19
1:25 PM
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Oh dang, there it is! Thanks, I’ll add to the post. Still doesn’t quite hit the size and price I love about the original, but for those looking to play PS1 or other more powerful consoles this seems great.

Oh dang, there it is! Thanks, I’ll add to the post. Still doesn’t quite hit the size and price I love about the

11/8/19
10:08 AM
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You’re right, I should have phrased that differently. Updated the post for accuracy!

You’re right, I should have phrased that differently. Updated the post for accuracy!

11/8/19
10:06 AM
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I somehow never knew there was a Contra title for the Game Boy, and I’m having too much fun with it.

I somehow never knew there was a Contra title for the Game Boy, and I’m having too much fun with it.

11/8/19
10:05 AM
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I’ve been quite tempted by the Retroflag GPi, and I hear it’s one of the best ways to emulate on-the-go. Its size is my only real hangup—it’s a bit bulky!

I’ve been quite tempted by the Retroflag GPi, and I hear it’s one of the best ways to emulate on-the-go. Its size is

10/22/19
6:36 PM
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I disagree with the way in which Ana eats Twix bars, but we still end up with the same conclusion so I support her. Twix is best.

I disagree with the way in which Ana eats Twix bars, but we still end up with the same conclusion so I support her.

10/22/19
5:31 PM
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No...I’m pretty sure not. Are you maybe thinking of Spider-Man: Reign? I haven’t read that but I think that might be the one you’re thinking of.

10/8/19
2:15 PM
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We use white noise machines for our kids at night, and we’ve used a bunch over the years—I gotta say, this one is BY FAR the best we’ve used. It’s definitely pricier than some of the cheapo just-plays-random-ocean-sounds-from-a-tiny-speaker ones, but the noise on the Marpac is a lot more pleasant. 10/10 would buy Read more

We use white noise machines for our kids at night, and we’ve used a bunch over the years—I gotta say, this one is BY

10/7/19
11:27 AM
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That’s on purpose, and the expected behavior. Video encoding programs will use as much of your CPU power as possible to convert the video as fast as possible. It’s exactly what CPUs like the i9 were intended for!

10/3/19
12:46 AM
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Ah, that’s so weird—it worked in some of the betas! A cursory Google indicates that you’re right, they are not technically supported anymore—though some people are saying they got it working through the “Switch Control” accessibility setting. I’ll tweak the post to indicate that.

Ah, that’s so weird—it worked in some of the betas! A cursory Google indicates that you’re right, they are not

8/28/19
8:35 PM
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“It always feels like I’m a poorly-written Aaron Sorkin character”

“I’m on a mission to civilize”

Ah, I see what you did there.

“It always feels like I’m a poorly-written Aaron Sorkin character”

“I’m on a mission to civilize”

Ah, I see what you

8/13/19
1:45 PM
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It’s funny, I’ve used these before, and while they are REALLY nice, they also were SO smooth that they caused my chair to roll to the side of my apparently-not-quite-level office every time I got out of it. On carpet I think they’re probably great...on hardwood floors, I might prefer high-quality casters to Read more

It’s funny, I’ve used these before, and while they are REALLY nice, they also were SO smooth that they caused my

8/5/19
10:53 AM
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Follow this man’s advice and GET A SPEED CUBE. The regular Rubik’s cube is, as far as I’m concerned, garbage. Speed cubes are so much smoother and easier to use, and you will thank yourself. (I still have my old Alpha V and love it.)

Follow this man’s advice and GET A SPEED CUBE. The regular Rubik’s cube is, as far as I’m concerned, garbage. Speed

7/26/19
9:04 PM
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Haha, I’m back! (sort of!) I’m freelance now, so you can find me a bit of everywhere these days...including at The Inventory, reviewing tech-y things. Thanks for the kind words :-D

Haha, I’m back! (sort of!) I’m freelance now, so you can find me a bit of everywhere these days...including at The

7/26/19
12:45 PM
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Some of those have pretty high random read and write speeds, too. I doubt it’s worth the super high cost, as you point out—but still pretty neat to see. As always, these things will eventually come down in price and become the norm!

Always to see tech advance. Wasn’t even that long ago we were all using 7200RPM drives Read more

Some of those have pretty high random read and write speeds, too. I doubt it’s worth the super high cost, as you

7/26/19
12:42 PM
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There’s a lot of stuff to talk about here but I didn’t want to get too into the weeds. Your example should not affect the vast majority of people, who only use one expansion cardif you get bumped down to 8x, it shouldn’t affect your GPU or NVMe drive.

There’s a lot of stuff to talk about here but I didn’t want to get too into the weeds. Your example should not