Author Archives: Shawn Wilkins

About Shawn Wilkins

An enthusiastic writer who values quality over quantity. The abundance of posts shouldn't make the site, but rather, the quality of them. Aiming for perfection is the goal and anything less isn't acceptable. Long walks on the beach are accepted, however.

A Gameboy That Plays 3DS Games

I bought a 2DS. Upon ordering the handheld, I knew exactly what I was signing up for and what the system could and, ultimately, could not do. However, after purchasing the little brother to the 3DS XL, there’s so much read more »

# Games #Review #Tech

Keep Quiet with the Das Keyboard Model S

…with Quiet Key Design. The essential thing to notice in that title is the emphasis on its quiet key design. As with most keyboard enthusiasts, the joy in using a mechanical keyboard comes from tactility, the way it makes you read more »

# Accessories #Review #Tech

Falling Flat

With iOS 7 comes a new way to design apps and make them appeal to an audience. The overall scheme, as of now, is to simply make everything flat and basic. While this model works well for certain apps (such read more »

# Apps #Editorials #Expressive #Insight #iOS Apps #Opinions #Tech

I Get It

I never understood Paul Miller’s attempt at breaking away from the Internet for a year, but today, I finally get it. I first thought that he was simply reinforcing what I was doing in the interim between iPhone releases (where read more »

# Culture #Editorials #Expressive #Thoughts

Write Creatively

We live in an age where a lack of information is a concept seen as archaic, dismal, and all around obscene. Because of this, we’re constantly bombarded with repetition. Providing the same information twice forces readers to make a choice, read more »

# Editorials #Ideas #Opinions #Thoughts

Animal Community

I’m an Animal Crossing obsessionist. Just to make sure everyone understands how deep I am into this game, I have a Japanese friend who gets me exclusive items. I have full sets of unorderable items. I have nearly 60 million read more »

# Editorials #Thoughts

My Time at Otakon 2013

This year, on a whim, I decided to go to Otakon with two of my friends. One of them, Matt, I’ve known for over a decade. The other, Shirley, a little over a month. The decision was fueled by nothing read more »

# Culture #Places #Travel

My Problem with Facebook Home

My problem with Facebook Home isn’t that it’s a dumb idea or that it’s used poorly in practice, but rather that Facebook simply isn’t like that for me or numerous other people. The idea behind Facebook is to help you read more »

# Insight #Tech

Sitting Down with Geoffrey Sechter of Culination

Culination is a new start-up that aims to deliver the delicious, healthy meals that you and I crave to the home. Without breaking the bank or being painfully exhausting to prepare, Culination provides something that appeals to today’s average person with read more »

# Culture #Food #Interviews

SurfacePad for iPhone — Designed for Some

The Twelve South SurfacePad for iPhone is a special accessory made for a specific group of people. The cover makes itself known by appealing to those who do not like cases and refuse to use one. That can be a read more »

# Accessories #Culture #Review #Tech