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It's time for the 2010 Engadget Awards, and we're asking for your nominations for the Digital Camera of the Year. Nominating is easy, simply leave a comment with what you're nominating for this category. We'll round up the best selections and put them to the popular vote. Here's five simple r...

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It's time for the 2010 Engadget Awards, and we're asking for your nominations for the HDTV of the Year. Nominating is easy, simply leave a comment with what you're nominating for this category. We'll round up the best selections and put them to the popular vote. Here's five simple rules of wh...

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It's time for the 2010 Engadget Awards, and we're asking for your nominations for the Netbook of the Year. Nominating is easy, simply leave a comment with what you're nominating for this category. We'll round up the best selections and put them to the popular vote. Here's five simple rules of...

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It's time for the 2010 Engadget Awards, and we're asking for your nominations for the Game Accessory of the Year. Nominating is easy, simply leave a comment with what you're nominating for this category. We'll round up the best selections and put them to the popular vote. Here's five simple r...

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Although it comes as little surprise, Call of Duty: Black Ops was the best-selling game in the UK last year. The UK Interactive Entertainment Association's 2010 bestsellers list features the usual suspects, with Black Ops, FIFA 11 and Just Dance occupying the top three spots, respectively, across a...

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Online rental service GameFly has named its "most requested" games of 2010. The rankings are based on each member's GameQ, which is "a personal wish list of games available for rent." Given the inconsistent availability of titles offered through the service, sometimes "wish list" is right....

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Here, in no particular order, are some of the top stories we saw in 2010. The year was packed with Apple announcements, some planned and one unplanned. The real standout this year was iOS coming into its own. This year's WWDC was all about iOS, for example. The Apple TV now runs iOS. iOS 4.2 breath...

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Farewell, 2010 -- hello 2011! As many of us prepare to ring in the new year tonight, our thoughts turn to the future as they typically do at the end of the year. What will 2011 bring for you? Will it be a banner year of excellence, or a year that would best be experienced on fast-forward? I have...

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It's time for that honored tradition that's inescapable at the end of every year: the annual best/worst lists. But I'm generally a positive kind of guy, so I'm just going to share my "best of" part of the list. Below you'll find my selections for the best of tech that I used in 2010. Some of the ...

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CNN has a list of their biggest tech "fails" of 2010, and the number one spot is the iPhone 4 antenna issue, aka "antennagate." Perhaps it was inevitable that the hubris of Apple's past decade would eventually catch up with the company. Antennagate, as you may recall, was the issue around a precipi...

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Welcome to the last Flameseeker Chronicles of 2010, in which I wax sentimental over this year and salivate over what the next one promises. It's been a huge year for both Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 -- probably one of the biggest since Guild Wars 1 launched. There was civil war in Tyria, with co...

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This was a big year for EVE Online, with the release of the Tyrannis expansion and some awesome news stories spreading across the internet like digital wildfire. The year was off to a good start in February with some epic political drama as GoonSwarm alliance was disbanded from the inside. More rec...

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Let's just call it what it is: the best Christmas ever. Why? Well, for starters, it's December 25th. Secondly, it's a Saturday in much of the world. How often does that happen? The technology outfits 'round the globe have managed to deliver a rather insane stack of wares to consider this year -- fr...

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