Tag Archive: Ancient


Play more than 2,000 ancient DOS games in your browser for free

Older games that we all loved and played relentlessly as kids tend to disappear as the old operating systems that we played them on are sent out to pasture. The Internet Archive, a free library of millions of free books,…Read more ›

NASA’s new Orion spaceship will fly with an ancient skeumorphic UI

NASA’s spaceship of tomorrow might make a critic of skeuomorphic design cringe. Orion, which flew successfully on an unmanned test Friday and is seen as a critical first step toward flying a crew to Mars, is guided by sophisticated computer control panels.…Read more ›

NASA’s new Orion spaceship will fly with an ancient skeumorphic UI

NASA’s spaceship of tomorrow might make a critic of skeuomorphic design cringe. Orion, which flew successfully on an unmanned test Friday and is seen as a critical first step toward flying a crew to Mars, is guided by sophisticated computer control panels.…Read more ›

Relive Ancient Retro Mac & PC Boot Sequences on the Web

Miss the good old days of rebooting your Apple IIgs, Macintosh SE/30, or Performa 720? Maybe you’re a glutton for punishment and you’d like to remember with fondness what it was like to boot into DOS, Windows 1.0, or Windows 3.11? Or maybe an Amiga? Or a NeXT computer? The Restart Page has all that … Read More

After 25 Years, Timbuk2 Finally Updates Their Ancient Classic Messenger Bag

  No one but actual, honest-to-God bicycle messengers had the authority to wield a Timbuk2 messenger bag. If you were an iron-assed hard case living life on a bike, you’d probably earned the right; though you might still have found…Read more ›    

Unrest, An Online RPG Set In Ancient India, Lets You Play As Ordinary Folk

Unrest

Seriously, I’m kind of tired of playing the typical RPG in which I take on the role of the savior of the world. This kind of power fantasy, wish fulfillment story has its place, but boy would it be nice if we could see some different stories out there.

The developers behind Kickstarter project, Unrest, must have felt the same way, as their new online RPG is set in ancient  [Read More…]

Why Jony Ive Should Travel Back In Time To Stop Scott Forstall From Ruining Ancient Greek Architecture

What does Apple's Calendar app and this building have in common?

What does Apple’s Calendar app and this building have in common?

There’s been a lot of hullyboo about skeuomorphism in the Mac and iOS community right now. Ever since the debut of iOS, Apple’s software has become increasingly ornamented with unnecessary textures and details that many people consider tacky, such as the fake Corinthian leather in Calendar or the green felt background  [Read More…]

Fun Game: Searching For An Escaped Prisoner But Finding Ancient Pirate Booty

Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a fun, casual game you can play over the weekend. This week, step aboard a Spanish galleon that had been lost at sea for many centuries and pick through all the treasures and artifacts jam-packed inside and out. Download it now

Mayan Prophecies: Ship of Spirits (Collector Version) (hidden objects) You’re part of a team of Coast Guard officers that have just apprehended an  [Read More…]

Apple Helps City Tap Ancient Underground Stream

When Apple makes a major investment in a community, it can be a contentious thing, sometimes leading to a lot of environmental controversy. For Apple’s latest data center in Crook County, Oregon, though, Apple is doing something for the local community that would seemingly be pretty hard to criticize: tapping an ancient, recently discovered underground stream to give the city clean water.

According to The Bulletin, the plan to tap  [Read More…]

Fun Game: Rule like a Pharoah of Ancient Egypt

Fate of the Pharaoh Every week Mac Games and More features a fun, casual game you can play over the weekend. This weeks game challenges you to try to achieve the same kind of wealth and power of the pharaohs from ancient Egyptian times in a stimulating simulation game. Download it now   Fate of the PharaohFate of the Pharaoh (simulation/strategy) Theres been a series of attacks and now everything is  [Read More…]