Product Reviews

As a fan of Retro Technology and New Technology (especially new technology made to look as Retro as possible), I like to try out and review products that I find fun, useful or just interesting.  Here is where you can catch up on anything and everything Retro that I have reviewed.

Most Recent Product Reviews

Pascal – the perfect language for Retro Computing

Begin As a professed software nerd, I really enjoy writing code, whether it is low-level Assembly language for bare hardware access and control, C for high-level coding with great performance, Java for pure business reach or simple Javascript for a better web experience.  The different languages all have their advantages and situations where they are best […]

Gridiron Retro Gaming… Still as fun today?

In this day and age of everything on your smartphone it is a pleasant surprise to relive some of the great tech times of the past on the real thing (or at least a good replica!).  From the resurgence of vinyl records and turntables to Nokia re-releasing their classic 3310 phone, people just like a […]

This Retro/Hi-Tech Watch is just plain awesome…

Okay, I have to admit that as a Retro Fanboy, I also have a not-so-secret love of watches, always have.  As a kid I loved wearing watches with Mickey Mouse with moving arms, a watch with a train that goes around the face and then in the early 80s I even had the nerdy Casio […]

Ready Player One – a Fantastic Storyline for Retro Fans

The 80s are about to be back in style If you haven’t already read the book Ready Player One (or listened to it read on audio book by Wil Wheaton of “Star Trek: The Next Generation”) then I have just the treat for you.  This book has it all, great characters, fantastic storyline and so much […]