Sept. 21st 2005 was when the first episode of the second season of LOST aired, eleven years ago today.
Ever since finishing Uni in 2014, I’ve purposefully avoided watching it, so it would be fresh in the mind when I next came to watch the series.
Last week, I decided to go back to it and watch them all on the iPad.
Watching the finale of Season 1; ‘Exodus‘, I was brought back to a time when during the summer of 2005, where all you would hear on TV news sites was:
‘What’s in the hatch?’
‘It’s the end, but the moment has been prepared for.’
I didn’t like the 6 and 6S.
The design I didn’t like, with their thick border lines. I always thought it was a step back from the elegant iPhone 5 and 4 before it.
It even felt uncomfortable to hold to me.
I wanted to go back, and I did with the iPhone SE. The latest features alongside a great design in a smaller body? How could I say no.
But then on Friday, the iPhone 7 appeared in matte black.
This was a game that I needed to play as soon as I had completed the original back in 1999.
Metal Gear Solid 1 was the first game where it had a ‘post-credits’ scene for me, one that’s now a normality after the Marvel films.
It’s been a fun 6 weeks.
The release on iBooks came and went last week, with reviews all being positive. Now, I thought I’d speak of how it came to be, what happened along the way, and how I found the whole experience.
For years now, I’ve been in the mindset of believing that specs simply do not matter. Whether that’s a laptop or a smartphone.
If it can run Facebook or Candy Crush for you, it will fun fine.
Anyone who asks how many cores are in the latest HTC device is simply irrelevant and pointless in my eyes. You may as well ask how many slices you can get from a Hovis bread loaf compared to another brand.
But lately I’ve been looking at the VR headsets, and I’m changing my mind on this.
But only slightly.
“Relive the 80s when the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System launches in stores on 11th November. The classic NES is back in a familiar-yet-new form as a mini replica of Nintendo’s original home console.
Plugging directly into a high-definition TV using the included HDMI cable, the console comes complete with 30 NES games built-in, including beloved classics like Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Donkey Kong, PAC-MAN and Kirby’s Adventure.”
Didn’t expect this to be announced. The ‘Classic Mini’ tells me this isn’t the last we will be seeing of a console re-release in this series.
I will definitely be buying one when it’s released on 11th November.
I wouldn’t be surprised to see a ‘SNES Mini’ appearing next year.
This is the start of something, and what else but Pokémon to start it off.
Today brings something different to finish the feature.
The best way to watch this is full screen in High Definition.
25th December 1994 will always stick out to me, as it was when I was given a Mega Drive and Sonic 3 as a Christmas present.
That’s when it all started.
Where ASDA and Sainsburys didn’t have Spider-Man or X-Men comics on offer, they had Sonic the Comic.