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12.10.13
The Soapbox: World of Warcraft isn't back, and that's fine
12.10.13

The Soapbox: World of Warcraft isn't back, and that's fine

So. That Warlords of Draenor, huh? To take the narrative that a lot of people have constructed, Wo...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.10.13
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09.10.11
Big Big Cursor: the tablet stylus that's also a fridge magnet
09.10.11

Big Big Cursor: the tablet stylus that's also a fridge magnet

The stylus, as you might have noticed, is making a slight comeback this year, and it's now also m...

By D. Melanson,   09.10.11
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08.04.11
Roland TR-808 flash drive takes synth style, leaves music to the pros (video)
08.04.11

Roland TR-808 flash drive takes synth style, leaves music to the pros (video)

Still trying to convince your friends that you're a mad scientist DJ with a shrink ray? Show thos...

By S. Buckley,   08.04.11
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08.03.11
Video App Demo: Submerged
08.03.11

Video App Demo: Submerged

Something tells me kids and college students are going to love this one. Submerged is not a "usefu...

By V. Agreda Jr,   08.03.11
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04.13.11
Four Grammy Awards renamed to include 'video games music,' underline its growing importance
04.13.11

Four Grammy Awards renamed to include 'video games music,' underline its growing importance

Video games have never had a problem sitting alongside movie DVDs and music CDs (back when such thi...

By Vlad Savov,   04.13.11
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03.07.11
Superheadz Necono 3 megapixel kitty camera might tolerate you (video)
03.07.11

Superheadz Necono 3 megapixel kitty camera might tolerate you (video)

Wait, this isn't a crapgadget, although you couldn't be blamed for thinking as much about this thre...

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06.04.10
Nikon's got a coffee-toting zoom lens, too
06.04.10

Nikon's got a coffee-toting zoom lens, too

Canon's thermos was fantastic and all, but we've gotta say -- Nikon's the one widening our worldvie...

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05.17.10
The Daily Grind: What crazy idea should someone try?
05.17.10

The Daily Grind: What crazy idea should someone try?

If you want to be a cynic, or you just happen to be one anyway, it's easy to complain that MMOs have...

By E. Lefebvre,   05.17.10
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03.18.10
Turn yourself into an alien avatar with PhotoAvatar
03.18.10

Turn yourself into an alien avatar with PhotoAvatar

PhotoAvatar (US $.99) is a remarkable iPhone/iPod touch novelty app from the makers of HourFace, an...

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