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Amazon Prime Instant Video Debuts For (Some) Android Tablets

One of the best arguments for buying a Fire tablet, aside from price, has always been Amazon Prime Instant Video. If you already had Amazon Prime, then the free video streaming part of the deal was just too good to pass up. Why pay extra for Netflix or Hulu? The downside, of course, was if […]

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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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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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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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Seven Alfred Hitchcock Movies Ruined By Modern Technology

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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SDCC: Firefly MMO Announced, Chutzpah Unintentionally Defined

Ah, San Diego Comic Con. The place where a nerd can be a nerd, a cosplayer can be a cosplayer, and small fuzzy things from Alpha Centauri can be small fuzzy things from Alpha Centauri. As someone who has never attended SDCC, there are two different things I specifically look out for every year. The […]

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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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Shiny! Add A Little Serenity To Your Garmin GPS

When I say I’m a fan of the Joss Whedon TV series Firefly and its follow-up film Serenity, I’m not using the word “fan” lightly. I missed the show in its original on-air run, but bought the DVD set on a whim and ended up watching the entire 13-episode run in two days. The only […]

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