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Top 5 Perfect, Non-Bank Breaking Holiday Gifts for the Techie in Your Life

Tech gifts never go out of style; they’re the perfect toy for every “grown” girl or boy.  Besides, gift cards lack that “personal touch.” If you’re a down-to-the-wire shopper like many of us are, here are some great gift ideas that won’t break the bank. Nexus Player – There are…

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Oculus Rift – More Than Just a Virtual Reality Gaming Device

There’s no denying that one of the top drivers for innovation is entertainment. When the Nintendo Wii first came onto the market in 2006, it literally changed the video game landscape transitioning from sedentary systems to a physical one. Xbox and PlayStation quickly followed suit with their…

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Does Amazon Fire TV Stick set Streaming Video Ablaze or is it Just a Smoldering Ember?

If you have a love for Amazon and their products, then you’ll love the Amazon Fire TV stick. Amazon recently announced it’s joined the video-streaming playground along with Roku and Google Chromecast with their Amazon Fire TV Stick. The Amazon Fire TV Stick is available now to pre-order for $39…

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Android TV Could Be the Streaming Media Device You’ve Always Wanted

Google recently announced Nexus Player – a streaming media device in collaboration with Asus that will run Android TV. Not only will you be able to access media content available from the Google Play store, but also any Android games that you’ll be able to play on your big screen TV with the…

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Why eSports Matters In 350 Words or Less

Well here’s a creative challenge. Note to self – stop accepting dares. So what are eSports? As described by Wikipedia: Electronic sports (or esports) is a term for organized video game competitions, especially between professionals. Yes, people are actually paid to play video games. It’s a big…

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Gaming Laptops vs. Gaming Desktops – Who Wins?

  I was reading this article courtesy of Make Use Of recently that was talking about the differences between laptop and desktop gaming rigs. They highlighted a few key factors such as processor chips and graphics cards as being factors; and they are. But I’ll be honest; they missed a big…

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Telltale Games

Who’s Ready for Cloud Gaming?

A quick show of hands? Everyone? Yeah, I thought so. I stumbled on this article on VentureBeat that talks about how Telltale Games is interested in kicking their content up a notch to allow for cloud-based gaming. Can I just say, I’m all in? First, about Telltale – if you’re not familiar with…

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Install This! Seagate, Newegg Team for SSHD Promotion

—By Steve Pipe Equipped with a screwdriver and step-by-step instructions, most consumers can install a hard drive with little difficulty. But what happens when you add a blindfold to the mix? Seagate recently teamed with online retailer Newegg for a promotion in which blindfolded gaming…

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Fire Hose Games is Changing The Way Games Are Made

“Making video games is expensive.” Eitan Glinert – Founder – Fire Hose Games Truer words were never spoken. Game development is expensive regardless of whether you’re an 800-pound gorilla like Electronic Arts or Activision or if you’re the scrappy upstart like Fire Hose Games.  But Fire…

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Competitive Gaming: Wasting your life? We Interview Team Empire

~ by Christopher Sutton Even though the players never get off the bench, it’s clearly game on for professional video gaming. This trend was on display this past weekend at the The International DOTA 2 championships tournament in Seattle, Washington, where 16 teams competed to win $10.9 million in…

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