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DigitaLeon

Leon Pryor is a technology expert and professional photographer. Leon has an engineering degree from the University of Michigan and has spent his career managing and building software for pcs, game consoles, and mobile devices. Leon is currently based in the metropolitan Detroit area.

Console Wars 2013 – The PS4 Preview

Written by DigitaLeon on . Posted in Featured Article, Frontpage, Gaming, Reviews

This week marks the launch of a new console generation. This has been the longest period ever between subsequent generations of video game consoles. The Xbox 360 launched in November 2005 and the Playstation 3 launched a year later in November 2006.  It’s hard to believe it – but these systems are 8 and 7 years old respectively. In terms of technology they are effectively fossils.

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Microsoft Surface 2 Pro Review

Written by DigitaLeon on . Posted in Featured Article, Frontpage, Hardware, Reviews, Software, Technology

Last year I couldn’t recommend the original Microsoft Surface RT. The device had great potential – but was hampered by performance issues, software issues, horrible marketing, and a ridiculous price point. (I should also note that the pro model had horrendous battery life) Microsoft has addressed many of these issues in the latest iteration of the tablets and for the past two weeks I’ve been putting the New Surface Pro 2 (8GB Ram/256GB Storage) through it’s paces. I must say this is one of the best computing devices that I’ve ever owned. Microsoft has truly built a device that is without compromise.

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Detroit Skyline

Written by DigitaLeon on . Posted in Detroit, Featured Article, Frontpage, Photography

I hadn’t used my professional camera equipment since leaving the Emerald City for the Motor City. The stress of the relocation combined with two experiences with Bridezillas made me a bit camera shy. However I decided that rediscovering photography would be a great stress reliever. This time instead of focusing on developing a photography business – I am going to focus on photography as a hobby only. And under no circumstances will I photograph a wedding again.