Mason Orgill

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Millions Of Gamers Are Still Buying Consoles, Here Is Why

Whenever a new gaming platform comes along all kinds of talk starts as to whether it will replace what is currently available. In the past few years we’ve heard all sorts of comments and analysis as to the death of games consoles, even further back we heard something similar as to the end of PC …

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What else could I have done with 1,400 hours?

Knitting, croquet, polo... so many other things I could have been doing<p>One of the core concepts in economics is opportunity cost. The price of something is not just the money you pay for it, but also the loss of the ability to buy other things. And since money is just a substitute for time, the …

The ultimate photo shoot: on location in Iceland with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

By Austin Mann<p><i>As with any smartphone in 2014, there's no more important feature than the camera. It's what we use to take photos with our friends and families, how we remember what we ate and what our kids looked like way back when.</i><p><i>The camera has always been one of the iPhone's most impressive</i> …

How much does it really cost Apple to make an iPhone 6?

A reader going by the initials P.C. has a question about the new<p>iPhone 6.<p>"Could you please find out what it actually costs to manufacture the iPhone 6, compared to what <i>we</i> end up shelling out for it?"<p>These sort of questions are tough because they almost always fall into the "best guess" category. …

​How To Go Beyond Level 20 In Destiny

<i>Destiny</i> caps your character's progress at level 20. But if you've been playing, you've doubtless seen people with those yellow numbers by their name, …

Are You Holding Your Camera Correctly?

How you hold your camera may seem like a trivial detail. But experts know that a proper hold and stable body position can result in crisper images. …

5 Beginning Landscape Photography Tips For Instant Improvement

A lot of photographers start by taking photos of landscape, just because it’s beautiful and always there. A landscape won’t run away from you, an …

If Jony Ive Designed The Original Nintendo, It Would Look Like This

When the vintage Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was first released in the United States in 1985, it looked like a two-tone plastic shoebox. But what would it look like if Apple designed it today? Probably a lot like the Analogue Nt, a new console with the 8-bit guts of the vintage NES, wrapped …

Nintendo Made A GameCube Controller Adapter For Wii U

Sneaky Nintendo—at the end of a video advertising their upcoming <i>Smash Bros.</i> tournament at E3 in two weeks, the house of all things Mario just …

Old console, new tricks: Getting the most out of your Wii

It's not a great time to be a Nintendo fan. Forecasts are falling; profits are down; and Nintendo's new console just can't bottle the lightning its predecessor left behind. The faithful may believe that the Wii U will pull through (after all, <i>Mario Kart 8</i> and <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> are just around the …

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare heads to PlayStation consoles this summer

The zombies are ready to feast on some fresh meat: PlayStation owners.<p>Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is heading to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on Aug. 19, publisher Electronic Arts announced today. The multiplayer-only title, which transforms PopCap Games’s whimsical tower defense series …

What If Perfect Dark Had Come Out on the GameCube?

Perfect Dark is a domino piece whose very existence changed the fate of the entire industry. All right, that's a slight exaggeration, but if there had been just one detour to Joanna Dark's debut, a ripple effect could have had long-term ramifications on our favorite way to spend our leisure time. …

PlayStation 4 to get pre-loading of all pre-order games starting with Destiny

Tired of making sandwich after sandwich, idly waiting while the ol' PlayStation 4 downloads <i>Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes</i>? Though we'd never encourage you to stop making delicious sandwiches, we do sympathize with the situation. Thankfully for you, Sony's adding pre-loading of all pre-ordered …