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2011

GeekGasm 2011 (aka: Dragon*Con)
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DragonCon Entertainment
I managed to get out to Dragon*Con this year, but it ended up short and unpleasant experience. Granted, my planning was poor (read: non-existent). After repeatedly asking my family about it in the past few weeks, I got a very clear and solid NO from all other family members.

2010

Napster is back with a vengeance
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Entertainment Music
I recently signed up for Napster, and so far it’s a pleasant experience. The price proposition convinced me – unlimited music streaming to your computer AND you can purchase Un-protected (DRM Free) songs for keeps.

2009

Mass Effect 2 is coming – Amazing!
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Bioware EA Entertainment
I was holding out to play Mass Effect one for the longest time, until I finally picked it up via Steam a month or so ago. I must say, I thoroughly enjoyed it!
Breaking News – nVidia Hates The Sims
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EA Entertainment nVidia
What started as a simple upgrade of my daughter’s video card, turned into afternoon of sheer terror. I don’t really know if it’s nVidia to blame, or some incompetence of EA developers, but result is tragic just the same.
Best Free Movies on Hulu – 2009 Edition
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Entertainment Hulu Streaming Video
I noticed that they took down Most of the movies I liked on Hulu as my recommendations, a year ago. Only Girl Next Door remains, which brings up a thought of a Chicken-n-Egg situation.
Jones in the Fast Lane – Classic Game is Back!
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Entertainment Gaming Weekend Fun
I am thrilled this weekend! Ecstatic! I have been looking for a knockoff or even this original classic game, for at least a year now, hoping to introduce my kids to it and have some fun playing together!

2008

Amazing Fight Short set in World of Warcraft – Awesome
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Entertainment Weekend Fun World of Warcraft
The Craft of War: BLIND from percula on Vimeo Be sure to click through to Vimeo to watch in HD (if your connection allows). Also, for the record, I love this music and the whole thing is excellent!
Netflix on Tivo – Killer App that scores high!
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Entertainment Streaming Video Netflix Tivo
While I really appreciate that Microsoft and Netflix finally got XBox 360 going with HD streaming, I myself still wasn’t able to check it out. The reason is the silly requirement of being a Gold member.
The Simpsons – Mypods and Broomsticks
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Entertainment iPhone Mac Technology Streaming Video Windows
Apologies to all my International blog readers. This is an official Simpsons episode, and I think it only is watchable inside the US right now. I am certain if you do a quick YouTube search, or Veoh, etc, you will find another openly available copy.
Beijing 2008 Olympics – Free in HD On-Demand
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Entertainment Olympics Technology Windows
Today we watched opening ceremony in HD on our big screen. A day late, but I prefer to watch things on my own schedule, even sporting events! The ceremony was Inspiring, especially in all the High Definition glory on the wall.
Battlestar Galactica – Finally on Hulu
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Battlestar Galactica Entertainment Hulu Technology
Hulu.com has been growing nicely, you may recall that I wrote about them back when they were in private beta. Well, since then they have opened to the public, and constantly adding new shows!

2007

Hulu.com is Excellent
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Entertainment Hulu Streaming Video Media
Today I got invite to private Hulu.com Beta. Looks like they are expanding their beta user base, and I was lucky to get in on this next round. Though, pretty soon they will go public, I’m sure.
Spore is Finally Coming Out!
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Entertainment Gaming Simulation Media
But First – Happy Thanksgiving everyone, and special Thanks for reading! While browsing Amazon’s Black Friday Deals, I stumbled across a Pre-Order page for the revolutionary game called Spore. Will Wright, one of the best known game designers, who created titles like SimCity and The Sims, is the creative Genius behind this one.
Weekend Fun – Gaming Style
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EA Entertainment Family Gaming Technology Weekend Fun
"We are boring people to death" – I believe is the exact quote from non other than Electronic Arts CEO. He was referring to the endless sequels to established games, which bring little more than shinier graphics and few more features.
PodCasts – Coming soon to a Zune near you
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Entertainment Technology Zune
Yes, there is a Zune near you! And if you had your own Wi-Fi enabled Zune, you would see that other Zune and be able to share media wirelessly.
Frequent posting + Weekend Fun
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Doa2 Entertainment Media Weekend Fun XBox 360
I think I tackled this in the past, but here is a brief reminder, yet again. I am against bloging senseless! I really don’t enjoy blogs that post 10+ times each day, that’s just ridiculous!
Watch your Favorite TV Shows – On Netflix?!
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Entertainment Streaming Video Netflix Technology
Netflix quietly rolled out yet another wonderful feature! By now most of you have heard about Watch Now feature on Netflix, which allows you to watch up to your monthly dollar amount of hours of Movies "
Friday Fun – Linkin Park’s latest classic
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DivX Entertainment Media Codec YouTube
Little known fact (or maybe it’s famous fact?) about me is that I am a video technophile. I love to capture/convert/archive videos in all their form. Whether it is first time my child walked, or my favorite Music Video, and so forth.
New ways to Love your Prime Time TV
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Entertainment HDTV Streaming Video Media Technology
While all signs pointing to upcoming demise of TV as we know it, I think we should try to make the most of this transition period. Today, I compiled a short list of resources to help everyone’s TV addiction, now that Prime Time TV season is back with their best entertainment offerings.
More weekend fun + Amazon, Please take my MONEY!
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Entertainment Media
Enjoy a little break from the geekyness of this blog. This is one of the latest Hilary Duff videos, and it seems to be her most adult style ever, which is great by me 😉