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Jul 31, 2013 4:17pm
Today we take a look at two value play tablets – the wildly successful $200 Nexus 7 and a generic Android slate that we’ll dub “Da Cheapo.” Consider this a witness protection program for economy tablets.  So, how do they stack up against one another, and what do you get for an extra $100 or so? Let’s find out.SpecsDa CheapoGoogle Nexus 79” 800x480 “full color” TFTCapactive touch screenCortex... continued.
May 07, 2013 4:03pm
Currently in its alpha phase and developed by Introversion Software, Prison Architect is a fantastic and fresh game that will put a smile on any city builder's face (especially those disappointed by the poor launch of Sim City).The premise is the same as all games in the genre, you start with land, money, and a directive to build. In this case, you're building a prison and choosing key things,... continued.
Feb 19, 2013 3:50pm
In the recent past, people had two choices for acquiring Microsoft's Office productivity suite – buy or pirate. Then along came Open Office/Libre Office, Google Apps, and other free applications, transforming the decision to buy, pirate, or skip altogether. Microsoft may not have to worry about losing its core business and educational customers, but Office's future in the home market was starting... continued.
Nov 25, 2012 3:17pm
Gamers, rejoice! ‘Tis the season for a flood of new games -- for all ages, in all genres. However, not all of those new releases are actually worth your playtime. If you’re a gamer, you know we can be a fussy bunch. Before you buy, take a peek at our top selections for 2012 and the holiday season. It’s ok to choose a few picks for your own personal holiday wishlist, too. Surely, some people will... continued.
Jul 17, 2012 5:47pm
Not long ago I handed over an obscene amount of money every month to my local cable provider. For many years, their digital TV service and dual-tuner HD-DVR let me reliably watch and record analog and HD programs. When I started my service, the fee was actually "somewhat" reasonable at $41.99 per month for TV service and $8 per month for the HD-DVR. However, like most who have subscribed to cable... continued.
Jul 16, 2012 10:13pm
  PDXLAN is here in Portland Oregon.This happens to be the 10th year anniversary of the PDXLAN events.  For those who are not aware PDXLAN comes about 3 times a year and is always at the convention center across from Holiday Inn Airport located just minutes from the PDX airport.  The day started with the participants lining up in droves to get their pass and in the venue to... continued.
Jun 22, 2012 3:39pm
10 years ago Microsoft introduced a customized edition of Windows XP that contained their new media suite, officially dubbed Windows Media Center. Created with televisions in mind, Windows Media Center marked Microsoft's first real attempt to supplant media functions in the living room. All designed around a 10-foot UI and remote control, Windows Media Center handled far more media tasks than any... continued.
May 09, 2012 2:47pm
For every great invention, like the iPhone, there are many more hilariously bad inventions, like the Flowbee. Gadgets and computer accessories have come a long way in the last 30 years, but the rush to invent the next great thing often leads to major innovation blunders. For every great invention, like the iPhone, there are many more hilariously bad inventions, like the Flowbee. We've compiled... continued.
May 09, 2012 2:37pm
From solid gold iPhones to platinum MacBooks to water fountain iPod dock speakers, we've compiled our list of outrageous, expensive accessories for your Apple gadget addiction. If you've got money to burn then this list is for you...others can feel free to do some window shopping.See our gallery of Apple bling here.
Mar 29, 2012 8:02am
Admit it. There are times when you got so mad at a your PC, Smart phone or tech gadget that you were ready to kill it.Our editors have put together their Top 6 "Kill My Computer" clips, including one from Star Wars and another of a cat taking on its technological nemesis. Vicarious thrills welcome. Check out the killing here

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