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Seahorse Software BlackJack Run iPhone Application Review

I’ve always enjoyed playing card games like Solitaire on my PDAs and phones, but I never really became interested in the game of BlackJack until now. James Lee of Seahorse Software asked if I might like to try his BlackJack Run game. I accepted, didn’t think that I would find a game of BlackJack all …

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Lord British of Ultima Fame Then and Now

I just received word of a new series on VBS.tv called Motherboard. They are featuring a 3 part piece on Richard Garriott (aka Lord British). He earned $150K on his first video game as a teenager and went on to create the Ultima video game series in the 80’s. I remember playing Ultima on my …

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Brando’s Nintendo Wii Accessory Roundup Review

I love gadgets. I love my Wii. Since the release of the Nintendo Wii in November 2006, there has been several gadgets developed to make the whole Wii experience even better. When I found out that Brando stocked many of these accessories, I begged Julie to ask Brando for the opportunity to try some of …

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Xbox 360 2 in 1 Cooling Stand

With every PC, Game station, entertainment device generation, the goal is making things run faster. As a result cooling is important for the device’s life span. If they don’t stay cool, the device will burn up and then your 100 to 2000 dollar device is a oversized paper weight. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 early on had heat issues with constant use. Several companies have come out with an add-on to the station to help mitigate the heat issues with additional cool fans.

Pertelian X2040

Updated with information about new software release.

One of the more annoying things about PC gaming is that it is
hard to keep up with e-mail, instant messaging, and other
background applications while a game is using the entire display.
The Pertelian X2040 is an answer to that
problem, in the form of an external LCD
display that lets you see important information and interact with
background applications like your instant messenger and Teamspeak
while a full-screen game is running.

CoreCases Sony PSP and Apple iPod shuffle Cases

CoreCases is probably not a company that you’re familiar with yet. If their current offerings are any indication, that won’t be the ‘case’ for very long. I think they are going to give Innopocket a run for their money with their cool aluminum Sony PSP, and Apple iPod covers. Today I’m going to take a …

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Brando PSP Crystal Cover II

Protecting the gorgeous display on the Sony Playstation Portable is a big deal to owners of this popular handheld gaming device. Besides housing the PSP in a case when it is not in use, you also have to consider some type of protection when you’re actually playing games on it. Brando has a simple product …

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Vaja Sony PSP i-Volution Leather Suit Case

I think most of us will agree that despite the $250 price tag, the Sony PlayStation Portable has become a very popular handheld gaming device. The PSP costs about $100 more than the Nintendo DS, which seems to take it out of the realm of a kid’s play thing, and puts it into the hands …

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Brando WorkShop Sony PSP Clip Case

In the past couple of months, we’ve looked at several options for protecting your Sony PlayStation Portable from everyday wear and tear. Now PSP fans have yet another choice for protection, with the leather Clip Case from Brando’s Workshop. Available in Black smooth grained leather with contrasting white stitching, this case is made in the …

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Brando Aero Case for the Sony PSP

If you’re looking for an inexpensive but functional case for your Sony PlayStation Portable, you need not look any farther than the Aero Case from Brando. Available in Blue or Grey, this dual zippered case will protect your PSP from everyday abuse while allowing you to also carry a few games and accessories. The Aero …

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