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Posted on Jul 22 2016 - 10:44am by gchoe
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For those amongst us who are playing Pokemon Go, you know how quickly the game depletes your battery. Sure, you could carry a traditional battery backup power bank. Boring. This power bank is made to look like a Pokemon Ball, letting others know that you are Pokemon Go...

Plantronics is known for making solid audio products, mainly office phone speaker systems. Now, they entering the gaming space with their RIG line of gaming headsets. The Plantronics RIG line comes in 400, 500, 600, 800, Flex, and  4VR models. The 400, 500, 800, and Flex models are made for the...

The Star Wars figurines were a big part of my childhood. We used to hand fly them around the living room in mock battles. Well I have grown up a bit. That doesn’t mean I still won’t play with Star Wars toys… they just grew up a bit as well. These Star Wars Battle Quad Drones are remote controlled, actually fly, and can move at speeds somewhere over 35 mph. Life is good. The Star Wars Battle Quads come in four models – the TIE Advanced X1, Millennium Falcon, Endor Speeder Bike, and the X-Wing. As if that wasn’t...

Posted on Jul 18 2016 - 11:32am by gchoe
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The folks at decluttr created a map showing the most sought after Pokemon by state. How do you go about doing such a thing? Well, here is their logic:

We decided to find which states are looking for which Pokémon most. To do this, we took phrases like ‘where is…’ and ‘how to find…’, paired them up with the Pokémon in the game and measured the volume of searches in each state.

 

Posted on Jun 3 2016 - 8:46am by Craig
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If you are a gamer then you are more than likely familiar with Asus’ Republic of Gamers. They have been building cool gaming PC components for 10 years. To celebrate this milestone they have come out with gaming PC that takes a departure from the traditional motherboard/case relationship. The Asus ROG Avalon Gaming PC is a concept gaming rig that has separate boards for graphics, SSD, and PSU. These individual components can be swapped out easily from the front of the case. ...

Every now and then your modem and/or router gets unhappy and needs a power reboot. While it is inconvenient it isn’t the end of the world, unless of course you aren’t home to do this power reset. This means your wireless security cameras, thermostats, computers, security alarm,  etc… are offline until you return and give them a reboot. Well someone saw the problem and invented a fix, the Wifi...

Ever feel land-locked by your decision to go with a certain gaming platform? Well, Microsoft just made a big announcement that will change things in that regard. Microsoft confirmed that developers making games for Windows 10 and Xbox One will soon be able to support cross-network play. Basically this means that Xbox console owners can play online with PlayStation...

Who doesn’t like a good game of hot potato? Now bring that game into the modern age with a bit of electrical gadgetry. It looks like a blue ball covered in dimes but it is a bit more. Those silver circles are designed to make contact with the unlucky catchers hands. They are powered by two AAA batteries and provide a shock randomly between 10 and 30 seconds. Easier to explain by watching. Video of the Shocking...

Jelly Belly, the famous Jelly Bean company, has created a simple spinner game. BeanBoozled. The catch is that every good flavored Jelly Belly bean has a nasty flavored version that looks exactly the same. For example – Stinky Socks – Tutti-Fruitti Lawn Clippings – Lime Rotten Egg – Buttered Popcorn Toothpaste –...

Apple announced a few new items yesterday including the iPad Pro, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, and a totally redesigned Apple TV. The new unit is called “The New Apple TV”. Really? Apple, if you are listening, clear out the old model and just call the new one “Apple TV”. Things are starting to get confusing over there. I digress. The new Apple TV is a pretty large leap for an already good product. You now get a new remote with a glass touchpad, integrated Siri voice control, 6-buttons (no more left, right, up, down),...