Tag Archive: Retro


Rymek mechanical keyboard is the retro tablet accessory you never knew you needed

Mechanical keyboards are all the rage right now. Just about everywhere we turn we find someone sharing their new mechanical keyboard; so popular are they that there’s an active Reddit community of some 275,000 subscribers.

We’re an Android site, and we talk about mobile tech. Why do we care about mechanical keyboards all of a sudden? Well, as it turns it, you can have a little bit of both worlds.

We recently learned about the Rymek retro-style mechanical keyboard with  [Read More…]

Take a nostalgic trip to Another World [Retro Review]

Another World is still a daunting challenge for gamers over 25 years later.

I’ll admit that I totally missed out playing Another World when it was initially released in 1991. Granted, I was three years old at the time of its initial release but still — no excuses. Another World was one of the more celebrated independent games of the early 1990s — an era of gaming that’s known for creating some of the most notoriously difficult  [Read More…]

Doodle Jump is still hopping nearly a decade on [Retro Review]

Revisiting one of the most iconic mobile games ever released.

Mobile gaming has come a long way since 2010 — thanks to the crazy processing power of modern smartphones, we’ve reached the point where you can play console-quality games on the go. And yet, there’s still something to be said for those games that offer a simple distraction in small doses.

Take Doodle Jump, a game that I was reminded of after seeing the arcade version at  [Read More…]

Tutti Studio’s cool retro Matti speaker wants to bring back the boombox era

Tutti Studio unveils a new party speaker called the Matti. The device is currently gathering funds on Kickstarter and you can order one for $ 169 and up.

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Kick up dirt in ‘Colin McRae Rally’ for Android [Retro Review]

Colin McRae Rally is still one of the purest racing games for Android.

It’s hard to find pure racing games on Android — games that don’t bog you down with in-app currencies to monitor, put limits on the number of races or lock you into switching lanes. Is it too much to ask for a game that just delivers honest-to-goodness racing?

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Surprisingly, the answer for me is a game series  [Read More…]

The Polaroid Moto Mod prints retro photos with incredible technology

Eighty years ago, a company called Polaroid sprouted from a garage not far from the current location of the MrMobile studio. The company’s founder soon developed a special polarization technology that was rapidly adopted across a slew of products ranging from desk lamps to sunglasses. That work later led to military contracts including pilot goggles, spy satellites, and a special synthetic quinine for treating malaria in troops serving in tropical regions. While that last bit sounds out of character  [Read More…]

Retro Gaming Gift Guide

Retro gaming is in after the recently released SNES and NES consoles left everyone searching like mad for the mini vintage throwbacks. Gift nostalgia this year with Team Thrifter’s list of rad gaming presents like Rose Colored game displays and the Atari Flashback 8.

Retro Game-style boxes When did publishers stop caring about boxes? Protect your gaming favorites with some custom designed retro-style cartridge boxes from Fix & Play Games. eBay  [Read More…]

Kid Chameleon – A retro blast from the blast (Review)

Overview Back in June, Sega announced it will be bringing some its best retro games to your Android handset. The company delivered what was promised and mobile users can now play games like Sonic, the Hedgehog, Comix Zone or Kid Chameleon on their phones.  At launch, Sega explained the games have been specially adapted for […]

Get your retro game fix with this Nintendo-inspired Bluetooth controller and NES Classic wireless receiver

Everything that is is old is new again. Such is the case with gaming. Both mobile and console players seem to love that throwback to the late 1980’s and early 1990’s with 8-bit and 16-bit graphics. Chiptune and synth-pop music are as popular as ever and we just can’t get enough nostalgia. Our Deal of […]

Five smartphones we’d like to see get re-released as “retro”

Keeping up with the latest in technology is great, but sometimes it’s fun go old school. You probably still think back enthusiastically about that first smartphone, the one that truly made an impression on you, thus turning you into a diehard Android fan. Well wouldn’t it be great with Android OEMs would re-release some of