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According to environmentalist Lester Brown, droughts are going to be increasingly prevalent over the next few years. At the same time that he was making these claims, however, NASA was activating a spacecraft that it's hoped will do something about that. The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) sat...

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Back in June I wrote about the Rachio Iro Smart Sprinkler Controller, a US$249/$299 (depending on number of zones) intelligent sprinkler controller with an accompanying app that allows amazing control over your yard irrigation. Iro adjusts to weather conditions and seasonal changes to make sure th...

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Ever since the Wii was released, we've heard about droughts and a lack of software. Even now, the discussion continues. So we wanted to know how things have been for you lately -- do you feel like there are enough games to keep you busy right now? How about the fall and winter line-up so far? Is the...

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The end of Wii shortages, that is. While we have no hard evidence to that effect, the anecdotal evidence is piling up -- we've heard from several people lately that their searches have finally come to an end. At last, they have joined the fold of Wii owners. New Wii owners, we welcome you. But is ...

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The first year of a console is often rough. Most new consoles lack titles that really sell it, and instead rely on one title, fan loyalty, or other features (see also: PS2-as-DVD-player back in the day). The Wii, however, has gotten so much press and is in such heavy demand that many people are cryi...

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It's time for our irregular check-in! If you were one of the poor, tragic Wii-less masses, have you managed to get your hands on a console? We're always interesting in those tales of victory. If you're still miserable, first, we offer our deepest sympathies. You can swing by anytime and get your wa...

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For those of you who do the weekly rounds, calling local stores to check for the presence of Wii, analyst Billy Pidgeon's prediction may not come as a surprise. The IDC analyst doesn't think Nintendo will manage to meet demand until 2009. Game drought? At that rate, does it even matter? You might no...

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We fought through the GDC crowds to give you our impressions, and this GameTrailers interview about Super Paper Mario shows off the game's creative controls. While it's just one of the Wii's titles, here's hoping this April game brings showers to counter the perception of the Wii game drought. Antic...

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What's the best way to make the Wii seem even cooler? Compare it to the Nintendo 64! Games Radar decided to get to the bottom of the "release drought" issue by comparing the current Wii library to the libraries of the GameCube and N64 after their first four months. The Wii has the most diverse line...

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After bursting onto the scene with 34 titles in the Wii's first two months, Nintendo today announced they would "continue the flow of fun" with ... 12 new Wii games through March. Wait, what? We understand that things tend to slow down a little in the months after Christmas, but even accounting f...

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