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09.14.12
WoW Archivist: WoW's craziest TV ads
09.14.12

WoW Archivist: WoW's craziest TV ads

WoW Archivist explores the secrets of World of Warcraft's past. What did the game look like years...

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08.22.12
YouTube heralds arrival of in-stream ads, built-in annoyance for mobile devices
08.22.12

YouTube heralds arrival of in-stream ads, built-in annoyance for mobile devices

If you've made it a habit of viewing YouTube videos on your mobile device in an effort to flout th...

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05.10.12
Dish Network adds 'Auto Hop' commercial skipping feature to its Hopper DVRs
05.10.12

Dish Network adds 'Auto Hop' commercial skipping feature to its Hopper DVRs

One of the main features when Dish Network unveiled its Hopper and Joey multiroom DVRs at CES was...

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02.06.12
Super Bowl 2012 Ad Roundup: Galaxy Note, Hulu Plus, Best Buy and more
02.06.12

Super Bowl 2012 Ad Roundup: Galaxy Note, Hulu Plus, Best Buy and more

By now, we've become accustomed to the circus of elite advertising that takes place during America...

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01.23.12
Comcast's extra ads ruin NFC championship game conclusion in some areas
01.23.12

Comcast's extra ads ruin NFC championship game conclusion in some areas

It wasn't just RIM that had designs on the limelight during the football action last night. Comcas...

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12.14.11
FCC tells advertisers to CALM down, lowers the volume on commercial breaks
12.14.11

FCC tells advertisers to CALM down, lowers the volume on commercial breaks

Pretty soon, you won't have to scramble to lower the volume during noisy commercial breaks -- tha...

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09.14.11
Enter at Your Own Rift: RIFT's battle plan
09.14.11

Enter at Your Own Rift: RIFT's battle plan

A month or so ago my colleague Karen looked at RIFT's own future forecast for the game, and it's...

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08.02.11
Recorded TV HD plugin for Media Center adds commercial break indicator
08.02.11

Recorded TV HD plugin for Media Center adds commercial break indicator

The Recorded TV HD app for Media Center users debuted earlier this year, bringing the ability to...

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05.27.11
Smartphones, not DVRs, are the biggest threat to TV adverts
05.27.11

Smartphones, not DVRs, are the biggest threat to TV adverts

TV viewers are a famously fickle bunch, which tends to drive TV advertisers crazy. The prevalent...

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