College for Creative Studies
iOS and macOS
Video Games (Mobile, Consoles)
Digital & Video Editing
Rob began writing about video games and gaming consoles in 2008 at the indie website Crush!Frag! Destroy! before moving on to 148Apps in 2011 as a freelance writer/reviewer andeventually moving up to Editor-in-Chief in 2014. He has also written guides and reviews formobile games for sites such as IGN, Pocket Gamer, and Gamezebo, as well as board gameand video game reviews for Fanbolt. He currently writes a monthly column for digital magazineUnwinnable, and acts as the Editor for the Games section of Unwinnable’s mini-magazine,Exploits.
He has written about a variety tech-related subjects in a number of different ways including how-to articles on the Apple Watch, yearly Apple keynote coverage, an exhaustive guide on collecting all of the Mortys in Pocket Mortys, and news of an Edgar Allen Poe app written in the cadence andstyle of "The Raven". Unrelated to tech he has also written about topics such as life lessons wecan learn from Godzilla films and Gonzo the Great’s struggles as an artist.
My GearRob’s trusty workhorse is his 2014 MacBook Air, which has helped him get hundreds of articlesdrafted and submitted over the years. His primary portable device is his iPhone 6S, which alsoacts as his camera for recording YouTube videos about transforming robots. He still lovinglyclings to his Playstation Vita and Nintendo 3DS, but has also made room for a Playstation 4 anda Nintendo Switch. He’s a particularly big fan of the Switch.
Rob has a Bachelor's Degree in Interactive Design from the College for Creative Studies inDetroit, Michigan.
I love to write and I love video games, toys, movies, and clever technologies so being able tocombine all of those things has been a dream I’ve been happy to live for over a decade. It’salways fascinating to see how someone might find a brilliant solution to a problem nobody knewthey had, or create affordable alternatives for people that don’t have the means.
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