Google Reader Dies on July 1, 2013: Why It Matters

Let me preface this article by saying I am not a regular user … of anything.  I use the web differently than most people.  I use my phone differently than most people.  I even use my tablet differently than most people. However, among the regular users of Google Reader?  I’m a pretty average user.  That’s…

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

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Vita is Doomed: When WILL Sony Learn?

Recently, GoNintendo posted an article mentioning that everyone was happy to call the Nintendo 3DS an initial “failure” and were thrilled to write stories and blog posts about “Nintendo is Doomed” – but the article asked why there aren’t any “Vita is Doomed” articles. I am answering the call. The truth is – I’ve been writing negative…

About Shane Monroe

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

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Portable Consoles Are Not Dead: The True Cost of Smart Device Gaming

I’ve been reading article after article discussing how “Nintendo is doomed” or “portable consoles are dead” because of the meteoric rise in popularity of smartphone devices (Androids, iPhones, tablets, etc).  We continue to hear that “no one will pay $30+ for a game on 3DS|NGC when you can get games for $1 on your phone”.…

About Shane Monroe

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

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