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The Coolest Video Games of Fall and Winter

(4) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 3:37 PM

It is officially fall. Leaves are on the ground. Sweaters have left their moth-filled closets. Pumpkins have begun to sneak into just about, well, everything. The coolest part about Summer going the way of the dodo? Video games! Fall and winter, aka the holiday season, are when the...

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Best Apps of the iPhone 4s Era

(5) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 4:25 PM

If reports are to be believed, the iPhone 5 will be officially announced at an Apple event on September 12th. To celebrate the end of an era, we are shining a spotlight on the best and brightest apps and games that were released during the iPhone 4s' lifespan. It was...

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Latest and Greatest Back to School Gadgets

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2012 | 10:08 PM

Do you hear that? It is the collective groan of millions upon millions of young people. Those pitiful moans can only mean one thing, school is about to start. As our nation's youth head back to their esteemed establishments of higher learning, it is time to reflect on what kind...

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Best Apps for Your Brand New Nexus 7 Tablet

(34) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 10:26 AM

Google's first tablet is here! The Nexus 7 may very well be the first real competitor to Apple's mighty iPad. It's cheap, clocking in at just $200 for the 8GB model, and it oozes 'Google magic' with every use. It blows the functionality of similarly priced competitors out...

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The Coolest Gadgets for Summer

(1) Comments | Posted July 20, 2012 | 4:28 PM

2012-07-17-192074461_c430b8cdd0.jpgThere's a new Will Smith movie in the multiplex, your television is a barren wasteland and, oh yeah, it's hot out. These portents can only mean one thing: Summer has begun in earnest.

If you're anything like the crew here...

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The Many Faces of Spider-Man

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2012 | 12:15 PM

Since his inception in the Don Draper-infused early 60s, Spider-Man has been a linchpin of popular culture. No facet of media has remained unscathed in the face of his constant webbing. Comics? Movies? Broadway? You name it and that good ole webhead has done it. Now that he's back in...

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What Nintendo Should Have Shown at E3

(4) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 12:08 PM

Well, Nintendo used E3 to once again lift the veil off of its forthcoming next gen console, the Wii U. The reaction from the game-o-sphere? Some anger, some confusion and maybe a burp or two. As it stands, this...

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10 Video Streaming Services Worth a Look (Slideshow)

(7) Comments | Posted May 16, 2011 | 4:08 PM

With YouTube just entering the fray by offering 3,000 more movies for rent, the Internet on-demand video market is more crowded than ever. It can be a confusing mess sometimes. That's where we come in. We went through the horrible, awful trouble of laying around in bed for...

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Why Nintendo's Wii 2 Is a Bold and Masterful Move

(77) Comments | Posted April 29, 2011 | 11:10 AM

After weeks of speculation, Nintendo formally announced the imminent release of a follow-up to their massively successful Wii video game console. The unnamed console will drop in the first half of 2012. The systems specs and "hook" are locked in a vault somewhere in the Mushroom Kingdom. None...

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Nine of the Biggest Tech Misfires in History

(7) Comments | Posted April 18, 2011 | 2:32 PM

When you think of companies like Motorola, Nintendo and Apple you think of the kind of success that makes Scrooge McDuck want to take a swim in some money. However, even these venerable institutions have had some notable misfires. As a matter of fact, for every super successful gadget out...

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