#introductions Hello Fediverse. My name is Emanuel - i am an 80's computer kid. Worked in IT since the middle of the 1990's, mostly in eCommerce and video games. I have a burning passion for: my family and kids, programming, digital content creation, demoscene (my handle is "tubo") , IT security and privacy protection, system tinkering and hacking, video game system hardware and many things more. Author of the Retrochecker video game collector app ( @retrochecker ) and the HAM GBA devkit.
#retro #sega In 2020, Sega has shown off an unreleased prototype of the JP Nomad hardware, dubbed the "Venus" - https://consolevariations.com/blog/sega-showed-off-the-venus-prototype-for-the-first-time
RetroChecker 2.1 is out on the iOS AppStore now, make sure to grab this update - many usability improvements, new layout on Product Detail pages - especially useful on small screens. Video Preview: https://tube.schleuss.online/videos/watch/025337a8-d6c8-4842-9016-af04a257a808
new version 2.1.2 of #Retrochecker app is about to be released on the Apple AppStore.
Sneak Preview here: https://tube.schleuss.online/videos/watch/025337a8-d6c8-4842-9016-af04a257a808
Retrochecker v2 has finally made it and is now available on the iOS App Store. To celebrate this major release, the App will remain FREE until Friday. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/retrochecker/id1441763581
Pushed Retrochecker v2 into Appstore review just now. Let's hope it will launch shortly. Hundreds of improvements. I think my app is the best retro collector app full stop. :-)
More info: @retrochecker Btw, it works OFFLINE and does NO tracking. You can even turn off image loading and other online features. Core functions still work in flight mode.
PSA: New public service - Bibliogram, an alternative frontend for instagram: https://insta.schleuss.online
tencent's open source photo improvement tech is pretty awesome (GFP-GAN) https://github.com/TencentARC/GFPGAN
After a very long time, I will finally be able to push a major @retrochecker update. Hundreds of improvements have been made. No tracking! All the basic functionality works offline. Hopefully launching in the next days!
followup - here is a (tracking free) copy of a 2020 forbes article elaborating on what happens when ebay scans your local / LAN ports.
Passionate computer geek. First 8Bitter in 1986. Grew up hacking game consoles and writing emulators, worked in eCommerce, publishing and video game industries.
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