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New in video games this week “FIFA World Cup Brazil” and “Trials Fusion” on next gen - http://bit.ly/1iTWu1R
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Digital Savant Micro: a reader wants to know how to view an old CD-ROM on a newer Mac computer http://www.austin360.com/weblogs/digital-savant/2014/apr/11/micro-old-mac-cd-rom-may-still-be-viewable-little-/
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Digital Savant: UT Center for Identity announces details for Texas-funded $5 million ID theft resource center http://bit.ly/1mZxR9i
In a partnership with the State of Texas, the university's Center for Identity will build resources and tools for the public to fight identity theft, privacy breaches and online fraud.
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My +Austin American-Statesman Digital Savant column today is about spring video game releases and what's upcoming http://www.austin360.com/weblogs/digital-savant/2014/apr/08/column-state-spring-video-game-resurgence/
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If you’re not happy or you’re happy but you don’t know why, you should listen to this podcast. http://bit.ly/Pnnyhr
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In today’s +Austin American-Statesman  Digital Savant column - 10 new or under-the-radar Austin-made apps you can check out: http://www.austin360.com/weblogs/digital-savant/2014/apr/15/column-10-austin-apps-you-may-not-have-heard-about/
This week's Digital Savant column is a roundup of locally made apps hoping to stand out in a vast sea of app store software.
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Establishing a scholarship for future Earth invaders in a new Space Monkeys strip http://spacemonkeys.me/?comic=higher-earning #webcomics 
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Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners with Xbox Live get the "Game of Thrones" S4 premiere for free - http://aol.it/1hA0EJt
The finest quality video game news, criticism, streaming and podcasting, made the old-fashioned way.
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Digital Savant Micro - what is Amazon's new "Fire TV" device? http://www.austin360.com/weblogs/digital-savant/2014/apr/04/micro-what-amazons-new-fire-tv/
Amazon's new streaming video box is a lot like Apple TV and Roku, but with a few different features.
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Technology writer for the Austin American-Statesman and Digital Savant, video blogger/former recapper for Television Without Pity, and contributor to CNN.com's Tech section, Kirkus Reviews (children's iPad apps) and NPR's "All Tech Considered" segment on personal technology. @omarg on Twitter.
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Rumor du jour: Apple testing Siri on older iPhones
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Could Siri be headed to older iPhones? That's the newest rumor, with Apple said to be testing the service running on the iPhone 4. The voice

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We Won: Confederate Plate Rejected | Progress Texas
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The tide is turning in Texas. Yesterday, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles unanimously rejected putting the Confederate flag on Texas l

Product Review: Tumblr is easy for people new to starting websites
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AUSTIN, Texas -- It still happens once in a while that friends, family members or business contacts will ask, "How do I start a website?" It

Apple vs. Samsung: A peace treaty - CNN.com
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On an historic day in 2012, online warriors from the epic Apple-Samsung feud agreed to set aside their smartphones and resolve tensions.

SXSW adds $167 million to Austin economy this year, report says
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If South by Southwest seemed bigger than ever this year, that's because it was. The nine-day festival pumped more than $167 million into Aus

Business, Personal Finance, Technology, Employment news for Austin and C...
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FROM THE TEXAS COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs and Amazon.com, Inc. today announced an agreement that

Are we bullies and trolls when we go online?
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A few weeks ago, I posted a link on Facebook to a story I thought was ridiculous and mean-spirited.

Big photo help (mostly for myself)
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Figuring out this whole photo and video organizing and storage thing. Flailingly. Share

Back to it
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