Jonathan Berling

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Here's How Gamer-Teachers Use Video Games In The Classroom

Games are being used much more widely in schools than they were when I first started writing about them 2 or 3 years ago. As of fall 2013, 74% of K-8 teachers were using digital games. 55% of these teachers have students playing digital games at least weekly, 9% daily. The games they are using are …

If Da Vinci Had A Desktop, It Would Be HP's $1,899 Sprout

Push aside your keyboard. Get rid of your mouse. Desktop computing’s traditions are being upended by the $1,899 Sprout: a new machine from Hewlett-Packard that owes more of its identity to Leonardo da Vinci than to Bill Gates.<p>Defying the past 35 years of personal-computer design, HP has built a …

The Most Amazing PCs Of October 2014

I’ve been scouring the Internet again this month looking for some of the craziest PCs on the planet. The three incredible desktop PCs I’ve chosen were built by enthusiasts who represent a long line of PC modders that were tired with the bland black boxes PC’s usually come in these day. PC …

Gaming Will Survive, And Thrive, After GamerGate

Something has shifted with GamerGate recently, a movement I won’t declare “dead,” but one that is certainly transforming into something its instigators certainly didn’t intend.<p>No, I’m not talking about a shift away from ethical issues in games journalism to misogyny and harassment (which, if there …

Nintendo Explains Its Mysterious 'Quality of Life' Tech At Last

Buried in Nintendo’s financial briefing yesterday, which boasted increased hardware and software sales, was a revelation of something the company has been teasing for a while now. Nintendo has previously said that they were planning an upcoming project that would be related to “Quality of Life,” …

Alienware's Graphics Amplifier Ups The Ante In External Graphics

Let me be clear from the start—external graphics solutions for notebooks have been tried before and they’re a low-volume product for an already niche market. But what Alienware has done with their just-announced Graphics Amplifier is something slightly different than most previous attempts, and it …