Gold-Plated HDMI to VGA Adapter with Audio Support



It might be a little confusing who this product is for, so let’s start there.

If you have an older monitor laying around (and who doesn’t??) that doesn’t have HDMI in, chances are you’ll end up with a device (laptop, tablet, phone, even video players and game consoles) that are “HDMI OUT” only.

This little guy let’s you plug that sparkling new HDMI device into that VGA monitor and use it. What’s neat is that you can still old VGA monitors (big ones) from thrift stores that are still useful if you have the right converter. Read more

About Shane Monroe

Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

Filed under : Computers, Hardware

Shane’s Top 8 Games of 2015



Alright, as my holiday vacation ends I decided to weigh in on my personal picks for the best games I played in 2015.  This was a damn hard list to put together and I used no other source other than my Steam list.  These are PC games only (some may cross over to consoles) – there was no consideration given to handheld/mobile games or console games.

Like Casey Kasem, let’s count down the hits of 2015!

8. Galak-Z

Coming in at number 8 is an amazing 2D space shooter loaded with nods and hat tips to classic technology and anime.  Galak-Z feels like a 16-bit shooter but looks like a modern game with all the lighting and effects you would hope for.  The controls are a bit of a struggle, but their tight nature are required for the often brutally hard dog fighting you’ll have to do. Read more

About Shane Monroe

Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

Filed under : Computers, PC Gaming