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Adapters Debunked

…nd we’re not done there. Play online games with the same vigor as you compute with a Dual-Band Wireless-N Gaming adapter. Plugging right into your Ethernet-enabled gaming console, it gives you the freedom to get your game on without wires. If you’re USB-port inclined, look into getting a Dual Band Wireless-N USB adapter, complete with WPA2 encryption for the ultimate online security. After determining which adapter best suits your nee…


Warning: Network Not Included!

…best electronic entertainment today demands network connectivity for full enjoyment. Take the popular console gaming systems. Some of the best features, like the ability to play against digital competitors from around the globe, are only available when you’re connected to the Internet. And if you’re getting a set-top box or a DVR, wouldn’t it be nice to enhance the experience by selecting premium and free on-demand entertainme…


Virtual Worlds is now Virtual Environments

…unch in 2007. We have posts on virtual web based environments (mostly as relates to events), augmented reality, gaming, and of course virtual worlds so it seemed only fitting to change the name to more accurately reflect the content being shared. The growth of the topics covered via this blog became very clear when I went to create this round up of articles on all things virtual. The articles included cover: augmented reality systems t…


Cisco Gets Real with Alternate Reality Games

…sp;I have a feeling that all of us will be seeing more ARGs in our future.  I’ll post my thoughts on gaming as a tool for learning in my next blog. Do You Want to Play a Game? Many of you have asked me if you can play The Threshold, so here you go.   (Remember, this is all about solving puzzles by using links and information to get to the next level. So here’s the first clue.) If you can’t figu…


Gaming and Virtual Reality at Cisco’s Annual Sales Meeting

…esults than an in-person event.  As a matter of fact, the event has opened my eyes and I believe that gaming and ARGs will play a significant role in the way we learn in the future.  Why can’t learning be fun and interactive and  …a game.  I don’t think we’ll ever be able to replace the human need for live interaction (maybe with holograms) but at 10% the cost I have a feeling…