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R.I.P. PC Gaming…Kind Of

Last week, Electronic Arts announced that their online gaming service, Origin, would transition to only digital downloads or computer games putting the nail in the coffin for discs. The writing for this has been on the wall for some time, not only in the computer gaming market, but the console one…

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NVIDIA Shield

5 Reasons Why You Need (Yes, Need) an NVIDIA Shield

The PAX Prime show is the last “hurrah” for the game convention circuit. Throughout the events center you’ll see booths by all the major and independent publishers/developers as well as several hardware manufacturers as well One of the big guns that has long been a staple within the gaming…

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Console Market Dying

Is the Video Game Console Dying?

As a gamer, I’ve been able to witness the evolution of gaming consoles. The idea of playing video games on your box was the primary driver behind the development of the system. Yet with the advent of apps, Sony and Microsoft have begun to capitalize on this with the inclusion for apps for Netflix,…

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PlayStation

The Evolution of PlayStation

Up until the release of the current console systems, the gaming community knew to expect a new system every 4-5 years. The evolution of the Xbox® 360, the PlayStation®3 and even the Nintendo® Wii have extended the lifespan of these systems much longer. Add the inclusion of media applications such…

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Retro TV

The History of Television

If you’ve been watching this space for the last few months, you’ll see I’m a bit of a television fan.  Whether it was the launch of Revolution on NBC, Mad Men on AMC, mid-season replacement shows, (many of which got cancelled shortly after launch) the impact of television at an event like San…

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"Today's Special"

Your Media. Your Way.

How do you access your media? Do you use a smartphone? A tablet? Or are you “old fashioned” and use your computer? There are many ways to consume music and video these days be it Spotify, Slacker, YouTube, Hulu and several others that make “on demand” programming almost a staple. It’s…

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Is a Smart TV a Smart Investment?

After coming back from CES this past January, I was really interested in some of the Smart TV’s that were being released.  Maybe I was caught up in the glitz and glamour of the show because since the lights have dimmed and the fog has lifted, I don’t have the same interest as I once [...]

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TV On the Go

Who doesn’t like television? It’s the passport to a world of adventure, excitement and a look into the lives of the rich and famous or if you’re a Kardashian, both. When Hulu first entered the scene, I was an early adopter. It’s a great way to catch up on current shows I was behind on [...]

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Tomorrow’s Tech Today

I was watching a video recently on Mashable where its CEO, Pete Cashmore, was discussing what he thinks are the Eight Digital Trends Shaping the Future of Media.  First, I will admit I have a great deal of respect for Pete Cashmore. He’s just one of those guys I feel “gets it” and having started [...]

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HD Internet Video – Straight to your TV!

I’ve grown tired of all the talk about how video-over-the-top and internet video will threaten traditional TV service providers. Yes, YouTube is phenomenon and yes, Netflix, CinemaNow, Hulu and all the rest are interesting concepts on how people might consume produced video content on-demand over the internet.  But the rub on all of these products [...]

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