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Saturday Mobilization

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
Thanks Ant. Why Google took years to address a battery-draining ?bug? in Chrome. Google will stop calling games 'free' when they offer in-app purchases. Thanks Slashdot. Avoid the Android vampire...

Saturday Metaverse

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
Thanks Ant. Time Warner Cable promises one-gigabit Internet for L.A. in 2016. Getting Rid of Cable TV: The Smartest Ways to Cut the Cord. RE: Was it good for you? -- 8 percent of people check emails...

Saturday Tech Bits

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
Dell embraces bitcoins, accepting the cryptocurrency on its website.

Saturday Safety Dance

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
Snowden- Dropbox is hostile to privacy, unlike 'zero knowledge'. Thanks Ant via DSLReports.

Saturday Legal Briefs

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
Apple isn't doing enough about in-app purchases, watchdog says. Thanks HARDOCP. Dumping an open source Honeypot on Rachel- FTC reloads on liquidating robocallers. Pirate Bay traffic has doubled post-...

Game Reviews

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
Ionball 2: Ionstorm on Christ Centered Gamer. The Last Federation on SpaceSector.com.

Hardware Reviews

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
BitFenix Shadow Mid-Tower Chassis on TweakTown. Corsair Voyager Air 2 USB Storage on HardwareHeaven.com. MSI Z97 GAMING 5 Motherboard on pcGameware. Netgear R7000 Router & EX6200 Extender on...

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Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
Akiva Goldsman Pens A "Space Invaders" Film…

Out of the Blue

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:04pm
Well QuakeCon is rolling along down in balmy Texas, and I have my annual regrets over not getting down there to see old friends and enjoy the festivities. It's hard to imagine the whole shebang...

Subscription MMOG Market Analysis

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
SuperData Research has a June 2014 update on the state of the U.S. digital games market with some analysis of subscription-based MMOGs, describing how even pay-to-play games have been adding...

Ships Ahoy - Rise of Venice - Gold Edition

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
Kalypso Media announces the Rise of Venice - Gold Edition is now available though digital distribution offering Rise of Venice and all its DLC in a single purchase, adding that a retail boxed gold...

Styx: Master of Shadows Website & Trailer

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
Cyanide Studio invites you to come sail away to the Styx: Master of Shadows website, a new home to the upcoming infiltration game. They inaugurate the site with a new summer trailer from the game....

On Sale

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
Battlefield 4 on Origin. Save 40%. Thanks Dealzon. Civilization Week on Macgamestore.com.

Evening Consolidation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
Tearing Apart a Wii U, for Science. Thanks Ant. FIFA 15 Gameplay trailer (PS4-Xbox One).

Evening Mobilization

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
Amazon Rolls out 'Netflix-for-Books' Style Service.

Evening Safety Dance

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
Real-World Antivirus Protection Test- Winners and Losers. Thanks Ant.

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Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
"Uncharted" Film Begins Production Next Year…

Into the Black

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:59pm
Link of the Day: "Weird Al"Yankovic ? Sports Song.

The Evil Within One-Week Early

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:54am
The Bethesda Blog shares an announcement from QuakeCon that we should expect The Evil Within on October 14th in North America, one week earlier than previously expected. The reasons for this slight...

Hearthstone Expansion Next Week

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:54am
Battle.net announces a July 22nd release date in the Americas for the Curse of Naxxramas expansion for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Blizzard's card-based strategy game, adding that this will be...