The Orientation

The Orientation: Emulators

Part 1: Which emu is right for yu? I love old games. They’re a part of my history and there are a ton that really do hold up years later. I’m playing through X-COM and Chrono Trigger right

The Orientation: Organic light-emitting diodes

Being green and working in the tech world often times don’t mix. The manufacturers of everything that gets me giddy takes a huge dump on Mother Earth in the process and that stinks. Green Peace keep

All About Linux 2008: A Linux Orientation

Keeping with our Linux theme for the week, I present this week’s Orientation on, well, Linux. Despite a market share of less than 1 percent for the Linux OS compared to 92 percent for Windows and a

The Orientation: Electronic Paper

Welcome, welcome, welcome to another installment of CrunchGear’s “The Orientation” where we do our best to make technology easy to swallow and understand just for you, dear friends. This week we

The Orientation: Digital TV

Welcome, friends, to another edition of The Orientation. This week we’re going to be looking at digital TV. The switch is coming soon. Ok, not really. It’s still a year away, but let’s take a lo

The Orientation: Touchscreens

This week we’re going to take a closer look at what Devin thinks is just a fad. Touchscreens seem to be invading all sorts of devices from cell phones to TVs more so now than ever before. They&#

The Orientation: Digital Light Processing

This week’s Orientation will be focused on digital light processing aka DLP. The technology has been around for 21 years, but it hasn’t hit the mainstream until the last couple years. It&#

The Orientation: High-Definition Multimedia Interface

It’s been a while since my last Orientation, but we’ve all been traveling around for various events and such over the last month so it’s been a little hectic. To get things back on t

The Orientation: The differences between GSM and CDMA

It’s come to my attention that not everyone understands the subtle yet significant differences between GSM and CDMA. We’ve received random e-mails from folks asking how they can get XY pho

The Orientation: WiMAX

Welcome to the first installment of CrunchGear’s The Orientation. This is a new weekly column where we take some of the gadgets, technologies, and concepts of the tech world and make it easily d