New Xbox One Features Available in Insider Program

Late last year, Microsoft did a major upgrade to their dashboard. It made the user interface a lot more appealing that the atrocious PlayStation interface. It has always seemed more like a Sony version of the Windows 8 menu. Within the first 10 days of 2018, Microsoft added new Xbox One Features for people enrolled…

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Marvel’s Ultimate Universe is Really Back

Even though I had checked out of Marvel’s Ultimate Universe, I was a bit bummed when they rid themselves of it. During Secret Wars, Marvel’s attempt at a soft reboot, which is currently happening again, all the multiverse were being destroyed and one universe remained. However, during the final issue of Spider-Men II, we find…

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Black Panther Takes Highest First Day Tix Sales

When the character of Black Panther was announced as being in last year’s Captain America: Civil War, news went around the internet like wild fire. At a time when multi-ethnic and gender equality was being sought in our comic book movie, it seems that the time was right for our first African superhero. On Wednesday,…

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Cassette Tape Sales Rose in 2017

Being a child of the eighties, it is guaranteed that Walkman cassette players were owned. It was the go-to portable device and held its dominance for more than a decade. When the format changed to CDs, by the mid-nineties portable CD players was the norm. Of course, those gave ways to iPods and mobile devices…

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Apple’s iPhone Slowdown and Remedy (Updated)

Updated 12/30/2017: It was announced today (December 30) that Apple was going to offer the discounted price for battery repairs a month early. Engadget is reporting that you can start submitting your older iPhone devices for new batteries for $29, which is down from the regular $79, as their apology to you for slowing down…

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Net Neutrality Is Gone; Now What?

The Federal Communication Commission kept their promise: they just killed net neutrality. While mainstream media is still harping on the whole Russia-Trump thing, they are ignoring one of the biggest repeals of President Obama’s internet policies. What does this repeal mean? It means that internet providers will be able to block and throttle traffic  at…

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It’s Official: Disney Acquires Fox

As you have seen online today, Disney made it official: it has acquired 21st Century Fox’s film and TV studios. What does that mean? It means that the original 1977 Star Wars returns to Disney. It was the only film in the franchise that did not belong to Lucasfilm, which is owned by Disney. It…

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