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“Dirk Gently” a confusing, crazy, ultimately rewarding challenge for viewers

“Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency,” a crazily random television show brought to us by the BBC, might be one of the most confusing things I’ve ever tried to watch. That said, it all wraps up nicely in the end, but if you are a person who needs to understand what […]

New keyboard, touchpad device solves media PC control issues nicely

My husband and I gave up on traditional means of entertainment a long time ago — and with cable went the traditional television. Our current setup is a media PC-based system. In addition to the media PC, we have a projector and screen, as well as six speakers. But the […]

‘Less smart phone’ Nokia 3310 model making a retro comeback in U.K.

So there’s both good and bad news in the tech world this week — in particular, about Nokia cell phones. Those old enough to remember when cell phones came with green and black screens and only 15 buttons might be excited to learn that Nokia is bringing back the nearly […]

“Mr. Robot” combines best elements of “Dexter,” “Fight Club,” “The Matrix”

“Mr. Robot” is like “Dexter” meets “The Matrix” meets “Fight Club,” only with computer hackers. The very first scene of “Mr. Robot” reminded me so much of “Dexter” that I instantly was intrigued by this dark, twisted tale. The show’s star, Rami Malek, has been in a few well-known movies, […]

Too much tech? Threshold may be reached with iPhone 8 facial recognition

A new year, another new iPhone. Nearly every year since 2007, Apple has released a brand-new phone — full of brand-new options and fancy new “toys.” The iPhone 8 still is being developed, but rumor has it there will be unprecedented new tech in this device. It seems technology finally […]

Flame of Yelchin snuffed out far too soon, just as he flourished in “Beyond”

My first introduction to Anton Yelchin was when watching “Criminal Intent.” On the show, he played a very disturbed young man. I can’t say enough about how much I enjoy that show, nor can I put my finger on why I enjoy Yelchin as much as I do. His career […]

“Samurai Jack” to return with limited episodes in March, 13 years after end

Samurai Jack is coming back and I am so excited for his return. Truth be told, I was sad to see him go the first time. But fans should be elated to learn that the new limited series will premiere on March 11. For those who don’t know, “Samurai Jack” […]

Keep your screens clean and please think of IT professionals’ health needs

Being the spouse of a tech guy can have its advantages — but last week, one of the downfalls of his chosen career path found me in the form of a cold. There is a secondary kind of computer health that most information technology (IT) professionals don’t really talk about. […]

Masaya Nakamura, “father” of company that created Pac-Man, dies at 91

The “father” of Pac-Man died late last month at the age of 91. Masaya Nakamura was born in 1925. Nakamura founded the Japanese video game company that manufactured Pac-Man, which debuted May 22, 1980. The company, named Namco, was founded in 1955. It began as Namco Manufacturing and it created […]

Always Potterheads invites all Harry Potter fans to weekend event in OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY — Harry Potter fans both young and old are invited to attend Always Potterheads. The annual event starts at 9 a.m. Feb. 4 and will end at 5 p.m. Feb. 5. Event-goers are invited to walk through Diagon Alley, enjoy butterscotch beer and look for all of those […]