Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming Exhibit at the Bullock Museum

It’s going to be a gaming weekend in Austin, Texas! On July 29th the Bullock Museum will be opening Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming exhibit in the Rotunda Gallery for one month. Visitors will be able to play classic video games for free and view dozens of rare artifacts. This opening is the exact same weekend as the Classic Game Festival and ExpeditionHacks Hackathon happening in Austin as well. Continue Reading →

2017 Austin City Limits Festival Day by Day Line-Up and Day Ticket Information

The day by day line-up for the Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) was just released, finally! ACL tickets one day passes to the festival will be available to purchase THIS Friday, July 14th. Below is a list of the ACL tickets options that you will be able to purchase on FRIDAY!!! Continue Reading →

2018 SXSW Edu Meet-Ups and the PanelPicker Process

The eighth annual SXSW EDU will return to Austin, March 5-8, 2018. It will consist of for four days of sessions, in-depth workshops, engaging learning experiences, mentorship, film screenings, startup events, policy discussions, competitions, exhibitions, networking and so much more. Through collaboration, creativity and engagement, SXSW EDU empowers its global community to connect, discover and impact. Continue Reading →

The ExpeditionHacks Hackathon is Coming to Austin During the Classic Game Fest in July

I rarely write about hackathons since I don’t even know how to hack, if I did I wouldn’t have nearly as many technology issues. The ExpeditionHacks event is the exception because this Hackathon is also during the Classic Game Fest in Austin who is celebrating their 10 year anniversary. Austin will definitely be full of geeks and gamers alike June 29th-30th. Continue Reading →

spin4 Crohn’s & Colitis: The Indoor Cycling Relay Coming to a City Near You

spin4 crohn’s & colitis is an indoor cycling relay to raise funds for The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, and to improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. About 1.6 million adults and children are effective by this debilitating and chronic disease, including myself. Continue Reading →

Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition Coming Soon!

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) was launched in 1991 and introduced classic games like Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Mario Kart, Super Metroid and F-ZERO. I remember it like yesterday when my original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and its gaming cartridges became obsolete as the Super Nintendo Entertainment System was launched. Everyone HAD to have it and seemed to be an over-night success. The console introduced advanced graphics and audio to be competitive with current gaming console on the market like Sega. The development of a variety of enhancement chips integrated in game cartridges helped to keep it competitive in the marketplace. Soon the SNES became the best-selling console of the 16-bit era and remained popular well into the 32-bit era of its time. Continue Reading →

Intel Partners with the Olympic Games Effective Immediately After McDonald’s Departure

On June 16th it was announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), McDonald’s Worldwide and The Olympic Partners (TOP) that the Partnership will end with immediate effect. At the time of that announcement the IOC had no immediate plans to appoint a direct replacement in the retail food operations sponsorship category, and will review the category in the broader context of existing Olympic marketing programmes. Continue Reading →

ACL’s Red Hot Chili Peppers 3-Day VIP Ticket Giveaway, KGSR ACL Ticket Contest and ACL Playlist on Spotify

Weekend one for the annual Austin City Limits (ACL) music festival in Zilker Park on Oct 6th through the 8th has already sold out. As of now you can still buy weekend two 3-day passes for $255.00 but I assume they will also sell out pretty quickly. The good news is during the summer day passes for ACL will be available to purchase. Continue Reading →

Win Tickets to Outside Land’s 10th Anniversary Through Social Media

The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is held annually in San Francisco, California, at Golden Gate Park. The first festival occurred from August 22 to 24, 2008, and included over 60 musical acts from around the world. Bringing in 40,000 to 60,000 attendees a day, the inaugural festival was mostly a success besides a few hiccups here and there. Continue Reading →

Austin Is 2017’s 3rd Best City for Gamers

Austin is known for many things from being the “Live Music Capital of the World” to the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival and now to being one of the best cities for gamers. A new study from WalletHub Study shows Austin to be the 3rd best city for gamers. Continue Reading →