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  • Zune, Apple TV make Popular Mechanics' worst-of-the-year list

    Zune, Apple TV make Popular Mechanics' worst-of-the-year list

    What are some of the worst gadgets from this past year, according to Popular Mechanics? You’ll be delighted and/or outraged to know that the Zune and Apple TV made the list. The Pleo dinosaur thing also made the list even though it’s not out yet, along with the non-existent Palm Foleo, the creepy looking rabbit monster on the left there, and a myriad of home improvement tools and… Read More

  • Edge's Top 100 Games: The Top 10 Was More Believable

    Edge's Top 100 Games: The Top 10 Was More Believable

    I tried to find this month’s Edge magazine in my local Barnes & Noble, but it just wasn’t meant to be. Of course, I was looking for it to read the rest of its top 100 games of all time list, but at least the Guardian did all the heavy lifting for me. We already know the top 10, so here are the other 90. Yes, these lists are useless and are designed just to draw eyeballs, but… Read More

  • SmartShopper USA SS-101 Hands On

    SmartShopper USA SS-101 Hands On

    For years, we have all dreamed of kitchen appliances we could talk to. “Stove, make me some chicken. Microwave, popcorn please.” But what about a tiny device that keeps the whole family on their toes by offering a central message pad and shopping list for the whole gang? The SmartShopper SS-101 helps you create a shopping list that’s completely error proof. In the simplest terms… Read More

  • The All-Time Five Greatest In-Movie Video Games

    The All-Time Five Greatest In-Movie Video Games

    Hollywood and video games have an interesting history. Long before it became standard procedure to turn every movie into a video game and every video game into a movie, the game’s place in film was more of an object of mystery, fear, and curiosity then a mere marketing tie-in. In film, the ability to control pixels tapped into our fears of a machine-dominated future and our dreams of being… Read More