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It ain't as crazy as you may think. If you'll recall, we actually heard last month that Deutsche Telekom was mulling the idea of spinning off T-Mobile USA from its portfolio, and now it looks as if one carrier in particular is interested. According to the inimitable "people with knowledge of the ma...

March 8th 2011 at 9:31am 0 Comments
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We heard some pretty ridiculous estimates over the weekend, but these figures are straight out of Cupertino's mouth: over 300,000 iPads were sold on April 3rd. Specifically, that many were moved in the US as of midnight (PT, we're assuming) on Saturday, though this does include deliveries of pre-or...

April 5th 2010 at 8:59am 0 Comments
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Want to get Gold Capped? This column will show you how, and is written by Basil "Euripides" Berntsen, also of outdps.com, the hunting party podcast, and the call to auction podcast. Blacksmithing is a crafting profession that has made me a lot of money. Today, we'll talk about how you can use bl...

February 20th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The Wall Street Journal's Digits blog takes a look at "crap apps" -- those pieces of junk on the App Store that do one thing and do it pointlessly, whether that thing be farting or belching or making the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard (yes, really) or what have you. And they come up with a ver...

May 12th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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So I've been leveling an alt lately (yes, despite the fact that it makes my skin crawl a little bit, I've been leveling a Paladin so I can tank and heal with dual specs when they show up), and my biggest problem isn't the XP, since Blizzard has nerfed the leveling time so much. It's not the quests,...

April 10th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The folks over at WoW Economist have started up a blog on one of the most popular problems in World of Warcraft: making money, and lots of it. The truth is that it's not hard to do, whether you're working with professions, trying to hang in the AH, PvPing, or just starting out, but everyone's got a...

November 10th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Announced today, the Pinnacle PCTV line will soon be property of Hauppauge Digital, not Avid Technology. After laying off 410 employees and divesting its Softimage 3-D game animation software business last Friday, the company has announced yet another major move in its restructuring efforts. Accord...

October 27th 2008 at 2:35pm 0 Comments
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That sale of virtually all of Sprint's tower infrastructure announced back in July has now been finalized, giving buyer TowerCo a whole boatload of CDMA, iDEN, and WiMAX footprint it didn't have just a few hours ago. Sprint looks at the $670 million sale as a way to buy itself some "additional liqui...

September 25th 2008 at 9:07am 0 Comments
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read up on this collection here The phrase "all good things must come to an end" doesn't always apply when it comes to gaming. Not all games have ends, precisely; games with certain types of multiplayer functions, or puzzle games and similar titles, could probably be played forever, provided you don...

August 1st 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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A few years ago now, I heard a news story about a man who traded one red paperclip for a house. There were several intermediate trades, but the basic gist of it was that he started with a paperclip and traded up from there until, eventually, he was offered a house in Saskatchewan in exchange for a...

June 20th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We imagine that entertainer-turned-investor Bono has enough cash banked so that Palm could croak tomorrow with little ill effect on his lifestyle, but still, it's gotta sting. UBS has now slapped Palm stock with a rather yucky "sell" rating, acknowledging that new products are on track for August an...

May 20th 2008 at 12:58am 0 Comments
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You totally thought that "Think" operation you heard about last summer was nothing more than yet another electric car dream that would never see reality, didn't you? Turns out, the endeavor could be more successful than anyone originally imagined, and if all goes to plan, the Think City should hit...

April 24th 2008 at 8:39am 0 Comments