College for Creative Studies
iOS and macOS
Video Games (Mobile, Consoles)
Digital & Video Editing
Software and Apps
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 of consumer tech-related subjects—from Android to iOS and niche apps to AAA video games—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 and style of "The Raven". Unrelated to tech, Rob has also written about topics such as life lessons we can learn from Godzilla films and Gonzo the Great’s struggles as an artist.
As an art school grad, Rob has loads of experience in graphic design, including using different types of computers (Windows and macOS), mice, and keyboards to get projects done. He stays up to date on the latest tech, including wearables like Apple Watch, and has been running his own YouTube channel for more than five years. He's on the lookout for a better video camera so if you know of one, get in touch!
My GearRob’s trusty 2014 MacBook Air has been traded in for a much newer 2020 MacBook Pro, which will continue to help him get hundreds of articles drafted and submitted for years to come. His primary portable device used to be an iPhone 6S, but now his new iPhone 12 Pro will be acting as his camera for recording YouTube videos about transforming robots. He still lovingly clings to his Playstation Vita and Nintendo 3DS, but has also made room for a Playstation 4 and a 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 technology, video games, toys, movies, and clever gadgets so being able to combine 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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