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It’s almost impossible to watch NBA national broadcasts these days without one of the announcers going on a rant about what’s wrong with the game today, but do you want to know what’s really wrong with it? That I can’t watch an ESPN game without hearing Jeff Van Gundy’s 1,083rd rant about fouls or Charles […]
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What the World Got Wrong About Kareem Abdul-Jabbar http://nyti.ms/1KiZkKG
A long, strange day with the least understood basketball star of all time.
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+Michael Heller I have been banned from my main account because some mods think I'm somebody I'm not.

This account - +Elimination Game LeBron, is my main account that's been banned from the NBA community. I did nothing wrong and I was wondering if there was anyway I could get back in on my main account?

I've made some pretty nice contributions to the community and I've been told by many that I've improved the community by giving them some insight and pretty good facts.

I average 15.27 favorites for each one of my post to your community and average 509.3 votes per poll I put up. I definitely did nothing wrong and I think me being banned from the community will subtract a good contributor. I'm probably a top 15 contributor to this community and I'm still growing.

Is there anyway I can come back on my main account? I would love to hear back from you. +Michael Heller 
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Inspirational Putin is the motivation you need
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Right on fellow Russian!!
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I've written a few pieces like this over the years. Not terribly sad that I won't be writing another one this year. 
Apple has… put out an invite! Smash the glass on the emergency alarm. Call out the national guard. Fire up the hot take machine. Or… get a grip. https://twitter.com/emilychangtv/status/636934484177350656 We've ...
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+N. W. Dood Ah, ok, sorry thought you had something interesting to say, but it's really just silly Apple hate. 
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Certainly looks nice enough to place on a counter, but I'm always wary of press images like this that don't show the line in anywhere
Routers have never been particularly exciting pieces of technology, but now Google is trying to change that. It announced today that it's created a router called OnHub. OnHub is supposed to be easy...
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"The next time you read an iPhone review, keep all these biases in mind. The iPhone is the favored tech product of a vast swathe of our planet’s population, serving both utilitarian and aspirational purposes. It is the catalyst for and sole supporter of entire ancillary industries. It is the nexus where communication and commerce blend most easily, and it is the surest harbinger of the future that is to come. Any review that doesn’t account for all of these factors might be considered technically objective and ubiased, but it would also be frightfully uninformative."
If there's one constant on the consumer tech calendar, it's iPhone reviews day. Happening sometime between the announcement and the release of the latest iPhone, it manifests itself with glowing...
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I see it as an active "anti" bias because we then hold other products against an invalid benchmark. Through all the faults or "catch up" features of iOS 9, people gloss past them.

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are perfect examples. A form factor introduced by HTC three years ago, now we hold the A9 as a copy of the iPhone (albeit, HTC has bigger problems). 
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"And the collateral damage of that war — of Apple going after Google's revenue platform — is going to include the web, and in particular any small publisher on the web that can't invest in proprietary platform distribution, native advertising, and the type of media wining-and-dining it takes to secure favorable distribution deals on proprietary platforms. It is going to be a bloodbath of independent media."
So let's talk about ad blocking. You might think the conversation about ad blocking is about the user experience of news, but what we're really talking about is money and power in Silicon Valley....
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I kinda stopped checking their site, I just can't stand to all their issues 
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I wonder if airlines will allow iPad Pros, and still say an 11-inch Macbook Air can't be used because it's a laptop.

For that matter, how does a Lenovo Yoga work when flying? Is it only acceptable to use with the keyboard folded back?
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I'm not sure it's really that big a deal...
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But, new letters... They should just go all out comic sans and be done with it. 
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I'm getting back into NBA blogging in my spare time. 
There is a question that can be asked of many NBA teams, but the question has different connotations depending on what team you're talking about. The question is begins as "Have they done enough to...
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I'm a writer who is passionate about technology. I wrote about mobile technology for close to three years, and I am now the Senior Reporter for the Security Media group at TechTarget.
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I'm an analytically-minded technology writer with experience in blogging and reporting on the mobile computing ecosystem, as well as enterprise security.

I began my tech writing career three years ago with smaller websites, and quickly moved up to PhoneArena, where I worked for three years before transitioning from reporting on mobile technology to covering enterprise security for TechTarget. I have added value to the organizations I represent with my ability to quickly turn news into stories, or synthesize multiple stories and trends and create a well thought out analysis with the aim of giving readers knowledge and not just information.

I am currently the Senior Reporter for the Security Media group at TechTarget, covering enterprise security news. 
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