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A short history of email!
By John PavlusIt wasn't until I heard that a colleague had nuked his personal email account—on purpose, for good—that it hit me: Email is t
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I should have played Skyrim before Dark Souls. The combat in Skyrim feels weak by comparison. #videogameproblems  
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Sorry if this question has been already asked to death here. How is ARM based Linux looking with the current crop of ARM mini-pcs?  Or is the better to go the safer route with a one of the new x86 based stick PC?
Your Chromecast key may be able to play Netflix, but can it play Crysis? Intel's HDMI Compute Stick probably can't either, but the tiny device does have
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+paul zamon taraneh Actually I've just got it to work ... I'll post separately.
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A somewhat in depth look by Pew at the beliefs of "Millennials".  Some things to be hopeful about and abhorrent.
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Just bought Planetary Annihilation today.  It's still in Beta but it's launching next month.  It's only $30 at the Humble Bundle store. #humblebundle #steam  
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which is only first pass... i realy recommend doing research before you get in ...


and holy crist that outcry on steam with "free update" ... funny how much people do read into 2 words ...
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Ordered a used (new to me!) graphics card for my gaming PC.  PowerColor PCS+ Radeon HD 7870 Myst (Tahiti LE) on Amazon. 1536 stream processors! :O  I finally can play Crysis 3 and Far Cry 3. yay
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Windows 10 Free for Win 7 & 8 users!  No released date set, expected this year though.
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What do people think of using a Chromebox as a replacement for a Google TV device?
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chromebox is a relatively cheap way to setup a dedicated HTPC, using XBMC/Kodi.
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I'm Live playing Hearthstone.  Stop by and say Hi.
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Blizzard's Hearthstone is a fun game but it suffers from a  near fatal flaw of punishing a new player's experience by making the game feel terribly unfair due to a lack of cards to start with.  Nothing worse than finding yourself in a close game and be pounded by a series of rare cards you don't have access to.
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Thanks for the reply.  I've only been disenchanting extras.  I guess it's the collector in me. :D
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I see that Battlefield 3 for the PC is Free right now on Origin.  Grab it quick. :D
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Oh Start Menu, I can't quit you.  Windows 8.2, scheduled to be released in September 2014, will mark the return of the classic start menu.  I like this.
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+Emmanuel Taban Windows 8 without a start button is just crap. Sure it runs faster and uses less resources than 7 but Its not meant to be used with a mouse....and guess what Microsoft....we all use it at the desktop level. SOOOO fix it !!!

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