Singalonga… Bubble Bobble?

As most of you are probably aware, Bubble Bobble is my all-time favourite game. But the Internet sure does some weird things with it… Continue reading “Singalonga… Bubble Bobble?”

Google I/O 2018 – Google Assistant impersonating humans, Google News overhaul including podcasts: Vertical Hold – Episode 177

There’s a new, smarter version of Android, a Google Assistant that passes the Turing Test on its way to get a haircut and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold! Continue reading “Google I/O 2018 – Google Assistant impersonating humans, Google News overhaul including podcasts: Vertical Hold – Episode 177”

Thursdayitis: New Mutants, Dazzler and Lila Cheney Meet 80s Pop

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If you’re an old school X-Men comics fan, this video was made for you, with cameos galore. Can you spot them all? Continue reading “Thursdayitis: New Mutants, Dazzler and Lila Cheney Meet 80s Pop”

YouTube, TuneCore and the Copyright Conundrum [Updated]

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YouTube has some serious copyright concerns, and they’re ones that affect all kinds of creators. Yesterday, they chomped down on me. Or at least they tried to. Updated: With frankly hilarious response from Tunecore. Continue reading “YouTube, TuneCore and the Copyright Conundrum [Updated]”

Microsoft vs Google vs YouTube: Who stands to lose most?

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Microsoft’s not being exactly quiet about Google’s ban on its Windows Phone 8 YouTube app, publishing an angry rebuttal of Google. It’s essentially corporate brinkmanship, but who’s actually the loser in this case? Continue reading “Microsoft vs Google vs YouTube: Who stands to lose most?”

YouTube Missile Command just blew up my productivity

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Is it Friday? It must be Friday. I can spend the day protecting the Internet’s favourite videos from deadly missile attack, right? Continue reading “YouTube Missile Command just blew up my productivity”

Game Of Thrones in Starcraft or True Blood in Lego? Sure… why not?

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Or if that doesn’t tickle your fancy how about True Blood, Sesame Street style? Continue reading “Game Of Thrones in Starcraft or True Blood in Lego? Sure… why not?”

Tropes Vs Women in Video Games… vs YouTube?

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The second of Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes Vs Women in Video Games went up online overnight… and then down again as idiots abused YouTube’s flag function to have it pulled. It’s back up again… for now. Continue reading “Tropes Vs Women in Video Games… vs YouTube?”