Category Archives: Tech Junk

Ubisoft’s new “Rocksmith” video game replaces plastic controllers with real guitars, teaches me how to play Radiohead (plus a track list of songs announced to date)

Having played “Rocksmith” the other day, I think it has real potential to not only revive the demand for music games but to actually teach people how to play guitar. (Take if from me, someone who hasn’t spent significant time playing a video game since “Super Smash Brothers”!) Continue reading

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Venturing into “the cloud”: My continuing adventures with Google Music Beta

First off, I can’t stand the term “the cloud.” I suppose I understand the metaphor—that rather than having my digital files stored on a specific computer server, they’re just sort of floating out there somewhere in the wild blue Internet … Continue reading

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