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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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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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You Did This: Xbox One No Longer Needs To Always Be Online, Can Play Used Games

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In a move that surely shocks only the executives who tried to make these limitations part of the Xbox One, the gaming console maker has decided to remove the need for an internet connection to play video games and also allows you to trade and sell your games. It seems the massive backlash against the […]

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Bra Pockets Removes Need For Boyfriends

Sometimes women’s pants have fake pockets. Is that a mean joke, or are we simply slaves to the sleek and stylish lines of women’s fashion? Is having pockets somehow considered to be too manly? Or are people afraid of what we would put in our pockets were they to be real? I believe the answer […]

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High Five, Bro! The Xbox One Is A Michael Bay Movie

Nobody that plays video games can pretend for a second that they weren’t excited about the unveiling of Microsoft’s next generation of consoles. Or at least curious. Ever since Sony’s PlayStation 4 announcement and press conference earlier this year, everyone with an ear to the ground in the gaming world has been waiting with bated […]

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The Xbox One Revealed: Here’s The Important Stuff

Today, Microsoft, with much media hoopla, revealed then new Xbox, dubbed Xbox One. As with our coverage of Sony’s PlayStation 4 reveal earlier this year, here are the major takeaways from the event. IT’S A CABLE BOX Tellingly, Microsoft’s announcement didn’t lead with the games that would be available for the Xbox One. Rather, the […]

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Yahoo! Purchases Tumblr For $1.1 Billion, Promises Not To “Screw It Up”

In a press release sent out this morning, Yahoo! confirmed rumors that spread last week that it is indeed purchasing the microblogging and social network Tumblr. At a total of approximately $1.1 billion in cash, the buyout is expected to go through in the second half of this year. David Karp, Tumblr’s CEO who founded […]

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What’s Been Announced At Google I/O 2013 So Far?

While we all wait for more news, both of the official kind and leaks alike, to make its way out of Google I/O 2013, the massive company has decided to make a few preemptive strikes by putting out information on its own. So far, these have mostly been expected bits of news, like updates to […]

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Real Life Astronaut Rock Star Covers David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” In Space

Canadian-born astronaut Chris Hadfield hands over command of the International Space Station today, but not before taking the Blue Marble by storm with a cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” performed from space. It’s a remarkably well done music video and just about the coolest thing ever. (See the original “Space Oddity” music video from […]

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Digital Darwinism As AOL Shuts Down Once Thriving Sites

There was a day when AOL served as the gateway to the internet for the average user. However, time went on and the web portal was reduced from must have, to training wheels, to an object of derision. While the media giant remains a massive company by most standards, it’s an absolute shadow of what […]

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