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“Social Fixer”: The Facebook You Want. Not The Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Wants You to Have

I joined Facebook in 2009 and the changes made to this site have mostly engendered mild annoyance to full Facebook rage since then. Every time Zuckerberg and company tweak Facebook, a hue and cry is sure to follow no matter how innocuous that tweak may be. So, my discovery of Social Fixer (formerly known as “Better Facebook” […]

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Too Big To Fail? Baseball Great, Curt Schilling Asking R.I. to Bailout “38 Studios”.

The man who gave us the legend of “The Bloody Sock” needs help and he’s asking Rhode Island taxpayers to foot the bill. Seems Curt, needing something to do after being legendary at baseball, started a video game company called 38 Studios (but not before calling it “Green Monster Games” and tattooing it on his […]

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Nvidia Targets Cloud Graphics With New Chips

Nvidia closing in on mobile space. The GPU-maker is targeting large data centers that provide cloud-based services to end users.   President and Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang showed off new technology based on its Kepler GPU architecture geared toward these conditions to drive the cloud-based services of tomorrow. “Kepler cloud GPU technologies shifts cloud computing […]

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XBOX, PS3: FIGHT! Microsoft Drops XBOX/Kinect Bundle for $99 and a Catch.

Hot on the heels of the PS3 price drop to $199.99, Microsoft has fired back with an XBOX/Kinect bundle for $99.00. The catch is you have to sign up for 2 years of XBOX Live Gold for $14.99 a month bringing the total package to around $460.  Wait, what? If you were going to sign […]

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GameStop: Friend or Foe?

The gaming landscape is shifting sand right now and GameStop is doing everything it can to stay relevant and profitable. Despite charges that its used games policy is killing developers, GameStop does provide a huge variety of offerings to the video game playing public. But as a brick and mortar entity, the future is much […]

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NVIDIA releases $1000 GeForce GTX 690

The surprise announcement was made by NVIDIA CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang during his keynote address at the NVIDIA Game Festival in Shanghai Powered by dual Kepler architecture-based GeForce GPUs, the GTX 690 is meticulously designed—inside and out—to deliver the most refined, elegant and smooth PC gaming experience possible.   The company notes the “exterior […]

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Crysis 3 Officially Announced

EA has lifted the lid on Crysis 3, or what it’s dubbing as the “premier sandbox shooter experience” and “first blockbuster shooter” of 2013. It’s in development at Crytek, using the studio’s proprietary CryENGINE, for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.    Set in 2047, the game sees Prophet return to a Nanodome-encased New York City on a revenge […]

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The Wii U Coming in November? Sony, Microsoft Watching Closely

Leaks of a November 2012 release for Nintendo’s Wii U system are springing up everywhere and I can’t help but think Sony and Microsoft are paying close attention. Because the last time Nintendo put out a new console it rocked both companies to their core. The Wii, with its motion controller a colossal smash with the […]

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The Elder Scrolls Series

The Elder Scroll series. Where do I begin? I suppose at the beginning right? That’s where all good stories start they say. Here we go! The series started with Arena, considered to be Elder Scrolls 1. The second game was entitled Daggerfall. Both of which I did not play because they were PC only at the time. I was […]

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iPad Mini Rumor Confirmed

While the rumors of Apple releasing an “iPad Mini” with 7.85-inch screen have been around for years, notable blogger John Gruber has finally weighed on the rumor, confirming it. Gruber is well-connected in the Apple world, and has been very accurate in the past.   The blogger says that Apple is indeed testing a prototype […]

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