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CodeBabes.com: Sexism’s Newest Face In Technology

In tech industry-heavy cities, there’s a running joke that goes like this:  “I have been displaced from my residence because rent has gone up 200 percent and insanely wealthy young tech workers are moving into my place.” “Urr, what are you, stupid!? Just learn to code.” Okay, it’s not much of a joke and it’s […]

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Four Awesome Google Street View Hacks

We’ve used Google Maps’ Street View (GSV) to look at our houses, our jobs, and to cyber stalk the places we used to live. I’ve seen the since-wrecked pick-up I used to own parked outside job sites with a twinge of loss. I use Street View to see what kinds of venues bands are playing […]

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Techfiction: The Surprising, And Anachronistic, Tech In The World Of Noah

Recently, members of the Techcitement Crew were subjected to the movie Noah by Darren Aronofsky via the Ludovico Technique. Thanks, Dr. Brodsky! The movie based around the Biblical flood stars Russell Crowe as a bearded, rage-filled, and shouting Noah. Some of us found the movie to be a tired, slightly derivative work, wandering off the […]

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Amazon Sparks Set-top Box Competition With Release Of Fire TV

Let’s face it, television setups are complicated these days. We have broadcast, cable, satellite, and a plethora of streaming services. Getting said streaming services on to your TV might mean having an AppleTV, Roku, Chromecast or some other solution. The problem is that most of those solutions are complicated or at least involve multiple steps […]

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ComiXology Gets Hacked Right Before Big Day At SXSW

ComiXology is probably the biggest name in digital comics. The digital distribution giant hosts stores for Marvel , DC and others as well as the titular store. Unfortunately, big names make for big targets, as we see in the e-mail that went out today. Dear Comics Reader, In the course of a recent review and […]

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LG TVs Get Smart With WebOS

My love of webOS is no secret. For example, my TouchPad is my main tablet, despite being discontinued over two years ago. I recently attempted to use a Pre Plus as a daily driver and only gave it up because of battery issues. However, I am a rarity. LG believed in webOS too, which is […]

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CES 2014 Roundup: Next Year Is Going To Be Steam-y

If you’re any sort of gamer, you’ve almost certainly heard of Valve’s Steam platform. For the uninitiated, Steam is a gaming software solution for Windows, Mc OS, and Linux. Imagine an app store and gaming system in one. In September of 2013, Valve announced it was going to be an operating system as well. SteamOS […]

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Tune In To The Alleged First Video Of LG’s WebOS TV Interface

Yes, this is about webOS, the little operating system that couldn’t. The mobile world has moved on, but that hasn’t completely shelved the OS. LG first announced the intention of putting webOS on smart TVs almost exactly a year ago. While LG would go on to acquire webOS, there’s been little movement beyond that initial […]

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New York Comic Con Says Sorry For Hijacking Attendees’ Social Network Accounts

I’m not terribly homesick for New York most of the time, but I admit to missing New York Comic Con quite a bit. It was always a blast. This year, those in attendance received a special surprise: Social network updates they’d never actually made. First reported by Polygon and brought to our attention by Jonah […]

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Goodbye, iPhone 5; Helloooooo, iPhone 5C And 5S

The rumored iPhone 5C and 5S are real, folks. The 6 was a total false flag. Slightly more unexpected was the keeping in place of the iPhone 4S as the free option while the 5 was retired outright. While the 5 was, according to Apple, the most rapidly adopted iPhone, it’s clearly too high-end of […]

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