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Review: Amazon Fire TV Stick Has A Few Kinks To Work Out

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Guest review by Nat Gertler Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick is the e-tailing giant’s entry into the TV-streamers-on-an-HDMI-dongle market, facing up against Google’s Chromecast and the Roku stick. Like Chromecast, the Fire TV Stick is an affordable piece of electronics, a $39 item initially dropped to $20 for early-adopting Amazon Prime members. It has two strong advantages over the Chromecast that […]

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

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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

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

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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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Seven Alfred Hitchcock Movies Ruined By Modern Technology

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Alfred Hitchcock was a master of filmmaking techniques and showed expertise at getting exactly what was desired out of audiences. Born in 1899 in Essex, England, the director went on to be famous for his psychological thrillers with their original twists and suspenseful atmospheres. What Hitchcock’s movies focused on primarily was the story, almost to […]

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