Sony’s Playstation Store on PSP devices closes on July 2nd, 2021.

An image of a Sony Playstation Portable console, with a mockup of the Playstation Store logo shown on the screen, and a large red X across it.
An image of a Sony Playstation Portable console, with a mockup of the Playstation Store logo shown on the screen, and a large red X across it.

Sony may have reversed their recent decision to close the digital storefronts on PS3 and PS Vita game systems, but the Playstation Portable is still on the way out.

There are a variety of PS One Classics games available on the Playstation Store depending on your region, but this list will focus on the games available in the U.S. store. Some of these titles are hard to come by in their original disc form nowadays, so buying digitally is not only more convenient, but often more affordable too. …


For those times when you can’t rely on password managers.

A laptop keyboard with a mechanical lock sitting on top of it.
A laptop keyboard with a mechanical lock sitting on top of it.
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The advice usually given nowadays if you want to keep your online accounts secure is to use a password manager, such as LastPass or Bitwarden. Sometimes though, you have to work outside of the scope of what most password managers can cover, such as your computer’s login password, or your password manager’s master password.

In such cases, you need a password that is strong, but also easily memorized. And to help illustrate how to make a password that is both, I’ll introduce some of the more traditional password advice, and also talk about purple balloons.

3 Rules For A Strong Password

For those of you who…


Equality. Clarity. Collaboration. Openness. Fairness. Is it really asking so much?

An overhead view of people sitting at a table, with laptop computers, various devices, and personal effects, in a casual business environment.
An overhead view of people sitting at a table, with laptop computers, various devices, and personal effects, in a casual business environment.
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I know next to nothing about business, and even less about how to run one. That will be made very clear to those reading this who are familiar with such matters. However, I’m not letting that stop me from offering up my own ideas of what business could look like, when unrestrained by current standards or precedence.

I don’t have all the answers, just questions that feel worth considering. …


The Great Dragonyule Offensive arrives in Dragalia Lost on Dec 13th, 2020. Nintendo has announced an upcoming event for their Dragalia Lost mobile game titled “The Great Dragonyule Offensive.” They…


You may still be able to play Nintendo’s Dragalia Lost on your 2GB RAM Android device. Back in May, Nintendo provided details on a new update for their mobile game…


And getting Tyranobuilder games working too.

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This article aims to chronicle my experiences with getting RPG Maker and Tyranobuilder games made for Windows running successfully on Linux.

First off, these instructions are written with Linux Mint in mind, a popular version of the Linux operating system. This process has been successful on Linux Mint versions 19.x and 20.x in my experience. The steps to perform will probably be very similar for Ubuntu users as well, since Mint is a derivative of Ubuntu. …


Violence is not sexy. Sex and violence are two totally different things. Let’s treat them that way for a change, and stop lumping them together.

They operate on completely separate…


Do you own an Amazon Fire HD tablet, and want to use the Google Play Store app? I’ve used the below guide on 3 Kindle Fire HD 10 (9th Generation…


You’re here to experience your own life, not someone else’s.

Woman holding an open journal with a drawing about practicing self love.
Woman holding an open journal with a drawing about practicing self love.
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Most of us, by the time we reach what society deems an appropriate external age to call “adulthood,” we have established ways of looking at the world, and at ourselves. They will naturally change over time as we go through life, whether we recognize that or not.

But how often do we really examine these views we hold? Have you ever questioned yours? Where did they come from? How long have you held them? How do they make you feel inside when you consider them? …


The “hidden gem” of mindfulness tucked away inside a classic puzzle game.

I remember back almost 9 years ago, when I first got Bejeweled 3 on my PC. I was still in my 20s then, and it was the first Bejeweled game I had actually owned. I hadn’t played Bejeweled since the original game in its browser version back in the early 2000s, but I remembered enjoying it, so I decided to try out the newest game in the franchise at that time.

Bejeweled 3 was a considerable upgrade. It maintained the same core experience that made the original game…

Jonathan Hawkins

I’ve a knack for tutorials & how-to’s, unusual perspectives that express themselves thru words, and I love writing about video games, especially wholesome ones.

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