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Weekend of February 5, 2021 – Hour 1

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Tech News and Commentary

Dave and the team discuss Jeff Bezos stepping down from his position as CEO of Amazon, Boeing being fined, the McPlant, and more.

David in Lincoln Park, Michigan listens on AM800 CKLW and asked: “Why is it that, in the days of the Commodore 64s, 128s and Amigas, that cool games and programs ran on minimal storage and speed just fine, and now everything takes massive storage and speed to work? “

David, its because they were crap (we say that lovingly). You may remember them as cool games, but they were extremely basic go play them again if you want to see how they hold up.

You can play much better games than the ones that you played on those devices on a $5 Raspberry Pi. Just install RetroPi and youll be able to play games that were released with the Nintendo, Super Nintendo, various Sega platforms and more.

The hardware is both as cheap and as minimal as they come, and the games are miles ahead of Commodore 64 of Amiga games, but if you compare them to what you can play on modern consoles or PCs well theyre also crap.

Dont think of it as your phone is more powerful than the Commodore 64, think of it as the shutter button in your camera app uses an image that displays more colors and takes up more room than those computers were capable of, let alone the pictures the camera takes. Better things are more resource intensive.

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Written by Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline is the founder, Host & Executive Producer of "Into Tomorrow" in addition to being President of the Advanced Media Network".

Dave is also a trusted and familiar voice on many national commercials & narrations in addition to being an authority in consumer tech since 1994. He is also a former Police Officer and an FBI Certified Instructor.

Dave thrives on audience participation!

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