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Monday: July 11, 2011

A handy tutorial regarding how to make your very own mixtape flash drive.A handy tutorial regarding how to make your very own mixtape flash drive.

Have a couple of old analog cassette tapes in the basement just laying around that you don't know what to do with? Why not bring them into this century's (or last depending on who you ask) technology by adding a hidden flash drive. Think of all the conversation starters this little gem will result in when you bust this out at the local coffee shop.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:03 AM | Tags (9) | mixtape | instructables | flash | drive | cassette | retro | tape | analog | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 12, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own vinyl record bookends.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own vinyl record bookends.

Another  awesome quick four-step tutorial from the fine folks over at Instructables. Simply boil up some of your old vinyl records and bend them, mold them, shape them into retro bookends. Really, when you were going to listen to those old polka albums anyway?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:06 AM | Tags (13) | vinyl | record | bookends | tutorial | instructables | neat | retro | water | boil | bend | shape | mold | polka |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: March 26, 2010

Thirty free fonts for that next retro/vintage design you happen to be working on.Thirty free fonts for that next retro/vintage design you happen to be working on.

Every now and again it's good for a designer to breathe some new life into their beloved font collection. This site lists out thirty new typefaces that you can use to spruce up that project. Go ahead, go have some retro fun.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 6:55 AM | Tags (6) | design | fonts | free | retro | vintage | wdl |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: March 25, 2010

Xbox Game Room online but having issues due to unforeseen overwhelming interest.Xbox Game Room online but having issues due to unforeseen overwhelming interest.

Due to overwhelming interest from the community, we understand some people have experienced issues accessing 'Game Room' and purchasing 'Game Room' titles,' Microsoft said. 'We're actively working to resolve the issue, and appreciate your patience.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:03 AM | Tags (11) | 360 | classic | cnet | dumb | gameroom | gaming | interest | issues | retro | videogames | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

NBA Jam hoping to make a comeback on the Nintendo Wii.NBA Jam hoping to make a comeback on the Nintendo Wii.

The new NBA Jam will feature gameplay 'true to the original', promising an updated classic experience that also adds new modes and a re-defined visual style with more realistic body types, physics and 'visible player emotion.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:55 PM | Tags (7) | gaming | videogames | nintendo | wii | nbajam | retro | gamasutra |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 7, 2009

Yes, you can now play Dragon's Lair on your beloved iPhone.Yes, you can now play Dragon's Lair on your beloved iPhone.

Looking for a trip down memory lane from the glorious days of the now extinct arcade era? If so, you'll probably love playing this little gem for your iPhone. Space Ace is also available for those so inclined.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 1:57 PM | Tags (6) | dragonslair | gaming | iphone | retro | spaceace | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Excitebike: World Rally coming to your local WiiWare on November 9th.Excitebike: World Rally coming to your local WiiWare on November 9th.

Relive all of the newly remade eight bit splendor that was once Excitebike for your classic Nintendo Entertainment System. There is a very enthusiastic announcement trailer over on the source site for those interested.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:36 PM | Tags (8) | excitebike | gaming | nintendo | remake | retro | videogames | wii | wiiware |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

New Super Mario Brothers game for the Wii to be available on November 15th.New Super Mario Brothers game for the Wii to be available on November 15th.

Fresh off the heels of the Wii price cut, Nintendo would like you to know that classic Mario side-scrolling fun can be all yours this holiday season. Trailer is on source article after the click.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:51 AM | Tags (8) | classic | fun | gaming | mario | nintendo | retro | supermario | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

The top five reasons why modern games beat retro ones.The top five reasons why modern games beat retro ones.

Not in full agreement with this article as both types of games have certainly have their moments at any given time. Also, isn't this a little pointless to discuss since one genre wouldn't have existed without the other?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:37 PM | Tags (4) | gaming | modern | msnbc | retro |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Eleven housewarming gifts for the dedicated gamer.Eleven housewarming gifts for the dedicated gamer.

The Tetris-style ice cube tray is officially on my 'want' list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 12:07 PM | Tags (8) | gamers | gaming | gifts | housewarming | pacman | presents | retro | tetris |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 60 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

Thirteen year old swaps an iPod  with original Sony Walkman for a week.Thirteen year old swaps an iPod with original Sony Walkman for a week.

It took me three days to figure out that there was another side to the tape. That was not the only naive mistake that I made; I mistook the metal/normal switch on the Walkman for a genre-specific equaliser, but later I discovered that it was in fact used to switch between two different types of cassette.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 2:35 PM | Tags (7) | apple | cassette | experiment | ipod | retro | sony | walkman |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

Ten of the funniest video game commercials for your viewing pleasure.Ten of the funniest video game commercials for your viewing pleasure.

The Zelda rap has to be my favorite.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:47 PM | Tags (4) | gaming | nintendo | commercials | retro |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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