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Announced on the first day of E3 week, we feel absolutely ashamed that we neglected to bring this wonderful bit of news to you. Turns out 6 lucky winners will have the chance to showcase their art in the upcoming Bob Ross video game. Guidelines, for the moment, are: Only landscape paintings co...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: In late 2004, a popular and provocative Flash animation of a exhibit from the fictional  "Museum of Media History" described a news blog fantasy of 2014. Google, followi...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: I've already grown to like the name, but mostly negative reaction has greeted Nintendo's offical moniker for the console formerly code-named Revolution. "Wii" is certainly Ni...

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The Nintendo Gal got ahold of Joseph Hatcher, owner of development house AGFRAG, and put him through a gauntlet of questions aimed at getting more information on the Bob Ross game that is destined to hit the Wii, DS, and PC. The interview doesn't exactly drop any huge bits of news pertaining to...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: Last week's column discussed Slim Devices' elegant Squeezebox hardware, its versatile but complex server software, and SqueezeNetwork, the companion online service through wh...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: Slim Devices' Squeezebox and Roku's SoundBridge series are the two best products in the point-to-point digital media receiver market for music. Unlike the AirTunes fun...

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Over at Joystiq, blogger Ross Miller strives to keep you updated on all the pertinent information regarding official third-party support for the Revolution. Ross, not one to half-ass it, goes on to explain the respective company's ties with the Nintendo of old and summarizes all that is currently kn...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: "All right! Listen up, maggot! Welcome to Fort Dragg. I am your Commanding Microsoft Office-er Sgt. Pepper! How do you like that for trademark infringement, Apple Corp...

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Either the April Fool's jokes are starting early this year or the Gaming Gods have smiled greatly upon us Nintendo-loving gamers. Go Nintendo links to a press release on the official Bob Ross (R.I.P.) website stating a game based on Bob Ross' teachings is to hit the Revolution. Supposedly ...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: With months before "universal" versions of key applications are available, Apple should have probably released a revamped consumer notebook before its new MacBook ...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: To: All Disney staff From: Executive Committee Re: Organizational Changes As many of you are aware, Disney recently acquired Pixar, which has resulted in changes to ...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: At next week Photo Marketing Association show, all eyes will be on the viewfinders, LCDs, and output of digital cameras. As growth of these cameras slows in the U.S. ...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: Baby, on this Valentine's Day, I want you to remember that our love is as rare as an Xbox 360 on a retail shelf and as deep as Gizmondo Europe's debt. You know I'm som...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: "[O]ne of life's most perplexing decisions – whether to buy a Macintosh or an IBM PC – can now be made with the greatest of ease." This hyperbole appeared...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: As PC penetration inches closer to saturation in the U.S., more PCs sold every year are replacement units. Upgrading should be a joy for consumers. Who wouldn't want i...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: The scene: A hotel room on a rainy night. Pentius and Duo face each other near large, comfortable red chairs that look like leftover props from Pee Wee's Playhouse, ...

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Every Wednesday Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, an opinion column about consumer technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment. Today's Switched On's first birthday, so as a present we gave Ross his very own banner. Wish Switched On a happy birthday, why don't you? Once upon a midnight madn...

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