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Since I first played this 1.5 years ago I'm very amicable towards Googling for cool things.
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Radiohead's Creep, 50s style, is so, so good. 
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Star Wars Battlefront's big reveal is... a trailer, not gameplay footage. AND the game doesn't have a campaign. Bah.
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+Brad Chacos  I just looked at the website that's in the link at the end of the video. It apparently will have singleplayer mode, but it makes no mention of a campaign.

To be fair, Battlefield 1942 didn't have a campaign, either.
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And then everyone on the Internet (yes, the whole Internet. Don't argue with me) watched the Star Wars trailer together (at the same time and everything) and was all like...
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This is so outstanding. I'm so happy this exists. 
Apple Watch photo: The Associated Press I was in New York last week, and stopped to have coffee with a friend in the afternoon. I’ve been wearing the Apple Watch for more than a week now. We like to look our best.. Righty or lefty, whatever wrist you choose or orientation you desire, Apple Watch has you covered: There are so many things the watch can do.  I’ve worn it on my wrist every day, doing everything possible that I could think of.
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Dragon Age Inquisition buddies in 4K.
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Could never get in to the DA series, which was disappointing as I love Mass Effect.
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BUT CAN THEY RUN CRYSIS
 
Laptops? Pfah! These PCs fit in the palm of your hand. 
Some of today's 'desktop' mini PCs make laptops seem downright bulky in comparison. Here are 10 examples.
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YouTube and G+ are apparently linked, so my sharing of that Battlefront trailer is also a comment on YouTube, and now my G+ feed is flooding with dumb. Send booze and earplugs!
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this is true.
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Man, Windows 8 is weird.
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Nope ;-) http://www.pcworld.com/article/2140720/the-windows-8-1-update-finally-makes-microsofts-metro-future-pc-friendly.html Accidentally activated Snap w/ the desktop though and was reminded of just how bad a decision that was +DWIGHT_ ITECHUOUTGUY 
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I got fake astronaut PR today.

So a PR drone says client is a "former female astronaut" and is about to publish a moderately crazy nonsense book. I won't go into details. There's a picture of this lady in a space suit that looks kind of not real, but maybe? So I wonder, is this lady really an astronaut who's about to say some bonkers stuff? I do some research, and there's no record of her. 

So naturally, I asked. Curiosity. What follows is a dramatization.

PR: Oh, yes. She really and truly is a former female astronaut. Went into space and everything.

Me: Okay, care to tell me when? Because I see no record of her ever being involved with a space mission. She was an engineer for [company].

PR: Let me check on that.

Me: Okaaaaaaay. Seems like the kind of thing you should know.

PR: Sorry, it turns out she was not an astronaut. There was a miscommunication. 

Me: And the photo of her in a space suit? Was that also a miscommunication?

PR: Shrugs

Me: ಠ_ಠ
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One of my favorite parts of Google+ is seeing Googlers subtly throwing shade 
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This is going to be one of the first Steam Machines, too.
 
Recently had a chance to fool with Syber's Vapor PC, as configured and assembled by CyberPower. Here's my evaluation, posted at +HotHardware.
In this review, HotHardware takes a detailed look at the CyberPower Syber Vapor PC Gaming Console.
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And it's already sold out according to what I've read from people trying to order it.
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I'm an electronics enthusiast who is lucky enough to make a living as a senior editor for PCWorld. I was a longtime freelancer before that, with my work appearing in Maximum PC, Laptop Magazine, Wired, Gizmodo, FoxNews.com, MSNBC.com and many, many others.

When I'm not writing, I'm usually either reading, listening to music of all types, or neglecting my family by playing waaaaaaaay too much Wasteland 2.
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Sticky Couch (Xbox Live, Steam)
Absolutely tremendous food, but loooong wait times. It's totally worth the patience, but you may want to place a take out order if you have young kids in tow. Prices are reasonable for the quantity and quality, too - $10 to $20 for entrees, $8 to $10 for sandwiches, including half-pound burgers. Get the Buffalo tenders!
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