Monthly Archives: June 2011

Microsoft shuts down utility monitoring service, proves you can’t go Hohm again

Is there anything more tragic than a broken Hohm? Microsoft announced this week that it will be shuttering its utility monitoring service at the close of May 2012, citing a lack of consumer adoption. The news comes a week after … Read the rest of this entry

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Moto mysteries abound: Droid HD posts to Flickr, new blurry cam pics

Gadget news, like dating and crate digging, is all about the thrill of the hunt. Sure, big press events where you get to manhandle the objects of your desire are fun, but give us Mr. Blurry Cam and some EXIF … Read the rest of this entry

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Annihilation – Zombie Trailer

Use new weapons and traps against the hordes of flesh-eating zombies in Call of Duty: Black Ops Annihilation DLC. GamePro.com Daily Video Update

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Video Preview: Call of Juarez: The Cartel

We get a preview of the multiplayer mode for Call of Juarez: The Cartel, and find that despite its unique settings the mode falls a bit short. GamePro.com Daily Video Update

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Roku 2 line passes through the FCC with modest hardware updates and a reset button

It hasn’t even been a year since Roku last updated its line of streaming media players — but nine months is a long time in the gadget world. So it was pleasant, though not entirely surprising, to spot a trio … Read the rest of this entry

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Age of Empires Online preview

There’s no arguing that Farmville and friends cast a long shadow over the free-to-play world, with their micro-transactions and the need to drag friends and family kicking and screaming into the game to keep progressing. Well, don’t worry. Age of … Read the rest of this entry

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Play World of Warcraft for free forever with the new endless trial mode [Updated]

…Up to level 20 at least. Blizzard announced today that they’re completely revamping their trial account system. Instead of limiting the amount of time you can spend playing, trial accounts will allow you to play as much as you want … Read the rest of this entry

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Elder Scrolls Developer Bethesda Softworks Turns 25

The company responsible for The Elder Scrolls series, Fallout 3, Wayne Gretzky Hockey, the very first Terminator game, and many more titles is 25 years old today. Bethesda Softworks got its name from the city of Bethesda, Maryland, where it … Read the rest of this entry

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Back to the Future: Finale Trailer

Get caught up with all the episodes 1-4 in Back to the Future the Game. GamePro.com Daily Video Update

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Nokia N9 camera: sample images and video

Our first encounter with Nokia’s N9 may have been eleven different kinds of awesome, but we knew it was a mere scratch of the high-grade polycarbonate surface. One of the core pieces of functionality we didn’t get the chance to … Read the rest of this entry

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