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Mac vs. PC

Who’s Winning – Mac or PC? [Infographic]

I’m a Mac. My conversion began around 2009 when I started doing more event coverage for a former job. The need stemmed from having aligned systems with my cameraman so we could edit video faster.  Since the change, the only time I’ve looked back is when I wanted to play computer games. Now keep…

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

For Fans, By Fans – Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a Labor of Love

When Gearbox Software announced Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel coming October14th for Xbox® 360, PlayStation® 3 and PC the crowd went wild.  If you’ve been living off-planet and aren’t familiar with the Borderlands franchise, it’s helped a new genre for games known as “shooter-looters”.…

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What Surprised You Most About E3?

Games. Seeing some quality games at E3 this week surprised me.  I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure I’d see so many.  I had written in this previous post about how the show last year was heavily focused on the technical power of the consoles themselves and how Xbox® One specifically has been…

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What You WON’T See at E3 This Week (or Will You?)

Can you ever really be ready for a show like the Electronic Entertainment Expo?  As I referenced in this post, it’s a big question on whether the Xbox® One is still a viable gaming platform as opposed to the multimedia powerhouse it’s become since its release last Fall.  This year, expect to…

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Xbox One

Is Xbox One Still a Video Game System?

The fine folks over at Xbox recently announced over forty new media apps that were going to be available on either Xbox® One or Xbox 360™ – and sometimes both.  This announcement (along with the super cool one that talks about being able to support external hard drives like our Backup Plus…

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A Peek Behind the Scenes with Borderlands 2 Developers Gearbox Software – Part II

Gearbox Software is home to a wide array of creative professionals including artists, storytellers, designers, coders, audio engineers and more.  With a quality pedigree that includes franchises such as Half-Life, Tony Hawk, Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, it’s no wonder why they are one of the…

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Razer Project Christine

What Was the Best Gadget at CES 2014?

Subjective, right? Because honestly I’m torn between our Backup Plus Fast Portable Drive or the LaCie Sphere.  But admittedly, I’m biased. But outside of our products, I’m keen on Razer’s Project Christine. I love how Razer continues to innovate their product line keeping on the high end of…

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Cloud Based TV – It Was Just a Matter of Time – CES 2014

Back in 2012, Sony made an interesting move and purchased Gaikai for $380 million dollars. Anyone who was familiar with Gaikai knew their specialty was in streaming PC games from the cloud. This feature changed the game (no pun intended) removing the system requirement barrier and opening top tier…

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Did You Heed the Call…of Duty?

When you have Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Kimmel in your commercial, it’s probably a good indication that the Call of Duty® franchise is a big deal. But don’t take my word for it, take the word of Activision who’s Call of Duty®: Ghosts game which just released this past Tuesday is already…

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Wireless Plus & Tablet

Why Size Doesn’t Matter

The short answer? Portable storage.  But let me tell you why. I’ve been keeping an eye on the slow demise of BlackBerry over the last few years and especially in recent weeks. Their downfall has allowed Microsoft to claim the very distant number three position in the smartphone space. In…

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