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I Hate Comcast

I Hate Comcast

Three years ago this month Comcast instituted bandwidth caps for all of their consumer customers. They did this because we uppity consumers got mad over their apparent throttling of speeds and the median use was 4-6 gigs a month. They still claim that to be true but is it? Since then we do more HD video calls. More Netflix streaming. More Hulu Plus. More cloud storage for backup. More internet everything. But yet, our caps are still...

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Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire maybe the death knell for the 3DS. Let me explain. The mobile gaming market has changed from being the mobile gaming market that we used to know. No longer are most people (myself included who is a Nintendo Fanboy remember) willing to carry around a dedicated gaming machine. We are happy with our phones playing casual games. We are happy with an all in one device. Who wants to carry around a phone, an iPod, a PDA and a...

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How COGS Turn In Gear of War

How COGS Turn In Gear of War

Hey everybody, it’s time for another one of my weekly musings and the only really thing I’ve been doing as of late is playing Gears of War 3. Epic’s final installment to the successful game series that has had numerous copy cats since its inception. From cover based shooting, roadie run, active reload to over the shoulder perspective Gears Of War has finely tuned these mechanics into the benchmarks most games aim for. Of course it...

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Clonely

Clonely

Within the science fiction/horror genre there are many sub-genres that people identify with. Whether it be zombies, vampires, time travel or (my personal favourite) robots, each sub culture has their own mythology, insight that it brings to the human existence, and smash hits that make the genre what it is today. For example, with vampires there is the very specific mythology of sucking blood, fearing sunlight and being immortal. Because...

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Should I buy a Fight Stick?

Should I buy a Fight Stick?

Alright I know these posts aren’t supposed to be my personnel Q/A to the internet but here it goes anyway. Should I buy a fight stick? But first context. Anyone that has been listening to the Bonus-Level podcast knows of my fighting game fixation. I’ve gone to tournaments met Pros, and friends of mine run casual tourney’s all the time. I love the fighting game community and the crazy technical lingo that comes out while people...

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Healthy, Balanced, Geeky Lifestyle

Healthy, Balanced, Geeky Lifestyle

September is back to school month, and if any of you are like me, than you are grudgingly entering your second week of monotony. Is it just me or did the summer feel like a hazy dream? Honestly, I’m in shock that it’s already over. But that’s not what this article is about! I need advice from you people! How the hell does one balance the time and effort it takes to be a nerd and have a real life? I just can’t figure it...

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