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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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Facts of Love

The Facts of Love – Valentine’s Day – Infographic

I’ve found that Valentine’s Day brings out some interesting emotions in people. Many seem to just look at it as another “consumer holiday” to spend money on loved ones. Others seem to resent it saying, “When you love someone, every day should be Valentine’s Day.” Regardless of how you…

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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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Google Chromecast

Is Chromecast Worth the Hype?

I’ll admit to having bought a Chromecast recently. Thought it hasn’t arrived yet, I’m kind of interested on how this little ditty of a device will play out.  At $35, I am comfortable admitting it was 100% an impulse purchase for something I potentially will never use. (Sadly, this isn’t the…

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Marvel Unlimited

Marvel Unlimited – “Its Like Netflix for Comics”

I asked my friend once what was the Marvel Unlimited app (which, I’ll say now is pretty rad for either, web, Android or iOS) and his response was “its like Netflix for comics.” Pretty accurate description. The Marvel Unlimited app is a way to manage your digital subscriptions on your…

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Xbox One – Is This the Return to Gaming?

E3 has officially kicked off with the Microsoft press conference to talk about the Xbox One today. In their previous unveiling this past May, it was all about the system. You can see the highlights in this handy infographic. So today’s show focused on what gamers wanted – games. The…

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PS4 vs Xbox One

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4 – Who Wins?

“Two men enter, one man leaves.” – Aunty Entity – Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome This is the first time in almost ten years that we are getting new gaming consoles. Console development had historically been on a five-year cycle but Microsoft and Sony changed the game (no pun intended) when they…

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Big Data Race

Who’s Running in the Race for Big Data?

The race for Big Data is on. But you knew this already, didn’t you? If you’re just tuning in, “Big Data” is defined as sets of data that is so large or complex that it can’t be managed with traditional data processing applications. If you’ve read previous blogs, you know I like to cite…

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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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Big Data

Demystifying Big Data – Infographic

Keeping in line with Wednesday’s post about the impact of big data when used for developing the Netflix series House of Cards, for Infographic Friday, I wanted to share this image courtesy of Wipro that further breaks down the concept of big data and it’s varied uses. If you missed the memo and…

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