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Google has already churned out quite a few of its trademark doodles for the Olympics, but it's upped its game considerably today for its depiction of the hurdles. Pressing that red play button on the search engine's front page will let you test your Track & Field skills (and your keyboard's st...

August 7th 2012 at 11:43am 0 Comments
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We can totally push buttons faster than you, and today's Google Doodle proves that. It's basically a web-based take on NES favorite Track & Field, paying homage to the currently-in-progress 30th Olympiad in London, and we scored a gnarly 15.4 seconds. Can you run down a virtual track and leap h...

August 7th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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This week continues to be all about the London 2012 Olympics, with most shows diving out of the way of NBC's ratings juggernaut. We do have a few premiers and several season finales though, so give the schedule a close look to make sure you don't miss a favorite's wrap-up. Also on deck is a health...

August 6th 2012 at 5:33pm 0 Comments
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If you've paid any attention at all to the Olympics over your lifetime one thing may stand out to you -- every four years, records seem to crumble. We're getting faster and stronger, not because of evolution, but thanks to science. High speed video has us refining our form, nutritionists are findi...

August 6th 2012 at 4:46pm 0 Comments
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Some new content for use in Magicka's Challenge and Versus mode is set to debut tomorrow, and takes a cue from the ongoing Olympic games taking place in London right now – well, kinda. The Olympics doesn't try to kill its competitors, after all.Magicka's WOOT Tournament DLC features four new...

August 6th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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The quality may be tin, but sales in the UK have been golden for London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games. Olympic fever has been epidemic, as sales of the game were up 88 percent from the week prior. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games also had a bump of 42 percent, placin...

August 6th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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A few weeks ago I wrote an article highlighting the best London transportation apps for visitors coming to the London Olympics. In my article I divided the apps based on mode of transport: tube, bus, car, boat, and bicycle. Shortly after the article went live I was having dinner with some old...

August 3rd 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Remember the Olympic ban on WiFi hotspots to ensure the games' corporate sponsors could sell you back access at a premium? The threat to seize or eject anyone caught using such gear seemed hollow -- after all, how could you be found in a crowd of 90,000? It turns out, LOCOG have employed WiFi poli...

August 2nd 2012 at 8:33am 0 Comments
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As we get into the dog days of summer, there's finally talk of an Apple event in mid-September. Well, that's about five or six weeks away, but it's enough to give me and my guest -- Doc Rock -- fodder for discussion this afternoon on TUAW TV Live. We'll also have the regular parade of new iPh...

August 1st 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments