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    Loot Crate March 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    The March Loot Crate theme was VERSUS, celebrating the greatest rivalries from comics, TV and movies. Good versus evil, hero versus antihero, creature versus creature, and supervillain versus hyper-prepared human. Here’s what we found in March’s box: Mirror, Mirror T-Shirt – This shirt features Spock face to face with his goateed doppelgänger from the Mirror Universe. […]

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    Powerpuff Yourself Lets You Transform Yourself Into a Powerpuff Girl

    Remember that Powerpuff Girls reboot we heard about last year? Well, the mayor’s finally making the call. The new 40-episode season kicks off today on Cartoon Network, which means you have precious little time to join the team before the party starts. If you haven’t done so yet, you have to go Powerpuff Yourself, and […]

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    Netflix and Grill Delivers Fresh Ready Meals Directly to Your Door

    It’s a shame today’s April 1 — think of the debates we could have had about the virtues of Netflix and Chill versus Netflix and Grill. Actually, we still can, what’s stopping us? We’re on Team Netflix and Grill, because food is awesome and because everyone knows you can’t Netflix and Chill on an empty […]

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    How Much Smartphone Time Should Your Kids Really Be Having?

    It’s a fast-changing world out there, and that’s especially true for parents. Kids today are digital natives — a rare example of a buzzword actually having some heft to it. Children born after the introduction of the world wide web in the early ’90s were born into a world of readily accessible knowledge, information, entertainment […]

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    Powered Geek Box December 2015 – Review and Coupon Code

    It’s a shame that this Powered Geek Box fell through the cracks for us, because it was a great one. With that said, Powered Geek Box closed the year with another fun themeless box. Back in December, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released so it was only fair to find some Star Wars loot in the […]

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    Matt Groening May Be Working On a New Animated Series for Netflix

    Now that Netflix has established itself as a major player in original content, they’re going full speed ahead. They’ve decided to order even more new original series in the quest to become the television channel of the future, and it looks like one of those series might come from Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening, […]

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    Samsung Sets An Impressive Baseline for Their 2016 SUHD TVs

    Last year’s announcement of Samsung’s flagship SUHD smart TVs set a high bar, introducing Nano Crystal display technology, HDR, and brightness well past what their TVs were capable of before. We saw some pretty impressive stuff in the higher-end SUHD TVs in 2015, but it sounds like that will become the baseline for all SUHD […]

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    Samsung Smart TVs Are About To Get Smarter With SmartThings IoT Control 

    At CES next week, we’re assuredly going to see loads of new televisions from Samsung. Thing is, picture resolution on televisions has hit its ceiling at 4k (anything past 4k isn’t noticeable on anything but the very largest of screens) and, with Samsung’s SUHD TVs and Nano Crystal technology from last year, color contrast, fidelity, […]

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    How to Transform Your TV Into a PC for Just $160

    The PC stick movement is a deceptively simple one — you get a cheap, tiny PC the size of a flash drive that can turn TVs into computers, but then the hidden costs and challenges crop up. First you need to find a mouse and keyboard for the thing, then you need to worry about […]

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    Asus Chromebit CS10 is the First Stick PC to Run Chrome OS

    Putting Chrome OS on a stick PC is tricky — Chromebooks have carved out a nice niche in the notebook market by being noticeably cheaper, compensating for the limits to usefulness, like not being able to run third party programs. The new Asus Chromebit CS10, announced by Asus and Google in March, is still cheaper […]

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    AT&T is Selling the Samsung View for Just $100, But There’s a Catch

    We’ve seen large tablets before, but nothing quite like this — Samsung is now selling their Galaxy View, an 18.4″ 1080p entertainment tablet with a built-in app interface that resembles what you’d see on a smart TV. The philosophy behind the design — that television watching is moving away from television and towards streaming platforms […]

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    CBS Orders New Star Trek Series

    Granted, it might just be CBS that wants to live long and prosper — with traditional network television at risk from streaming services like Netflix, CBS is trying to strike streaming gold with CBS All Access, and they’ve wasted no time in announcing their presumptive hit show. Despite the premiere being over a year away, […]

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    LEGO Star Wars Droid Tales Finale Airs Tonight on Disney XD

    What’s the fastest way to get up to speed on the previous two trilogies in time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens this December? Well, aside from a Wikipedia jaunt, it’s probably by watching Lego Star Wars Droid Tales, a miniseries that’s been airing on Disney XD semi-regularly since July. Ironically enough, the brief series […]

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    Savant Reinvents the Universal Remote for the Smart Home Era

    Universal remotes look a lot different in the smart TV era — take the Savant Remote, which brings together controls for set top boxes, connected speaker systems, and even smart lighting in one dedicated device. It might just beat using all the different apps you usually have to juggle. The Savant Remote is shaped like […]