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Member since: February 2009
Peter Smith writes about personal technology for ITworld.
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- pasmith wrote Raptr takes on GeForce Experience; adds Game DVR feature for recording/streaming PC gameplayRaptr, which bills itself as the "leading online service for PC gamers," already had social features, time played tracking, and game optimization. Now you can use it to record or stream your games, too!
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- pasmith wrote Sony puts together $15 million package to settle 2011 Playstation data breach lawsuitsIn happier news, next week your PS4 will be able to play 3D Blu-rays, and why that matters.
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- The 2014 DOTA International's $10 million prize pool was enough to get me to tune in, but I needed more to convert me to a full time e-sport enthusiast.
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- pasmith wrote Nvidia's Shield Tablet is now official, but do we need another high-end Android gaming device?Nividia ought to market this new device as a solid general purpose tablet that also happens to play games.
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- Those Normal 3D printed earbuds we looked at a few weeks ago have some competition, and OwnPhones are wireless (and of course, more expensive).
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- pasmith wrote Microsoft is shutting down Xbox Entertainment Studios, Sony proves it can't handle successSony promoted the heck out of the Destiny beta then couldn't handle the traffic it had created. Meanwhile Microsoft is giving up plans to develop original TV-style content.
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- Amazon leaked a $10/month ebook service and I'm seeing skepticism due to the fact that the 'big 5' publishers apparently aren't on-board. I'm not sure Amazon needs them. (Nor am I sure Amazon won't eventually get them.)
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- A contact lens that ends the need for diabetics to test their glucose levels? It sounds like science fiction but it could be a commercial product in 5 years.
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- When I was forced to switch from Verizon FiOS to Time Warner Cable I was annoyed, but these days I'm feeling like I dodged a bullet.
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- Sure for some people a tablet is all that's needed to scratch that gaming itch, but the numbers show there's still a healthy market for dedicated gaming consoles.
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- Why are 'Microsoft Spokespeople' always so indirect with their comments?
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- You'll need an iOS or Android device to get your ears 'fitted' though.
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- It started (I'm assuming) as a joke but now there's $20,000 worth of potato salad on the line.
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- Earlier this week we learned that Google is buying playlist-oriented streaming music service Songza. As a Google Music subscriber I couldn't be happier.
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- Nvidia's Shield is a handheld Android gaming device. Now the company many be following it up with a tablet that comes with some kind of physical controller.
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- The company continues to try new ways to build an audience.
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- Razer first showed Project Christine as a concept at CES 2014.
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- One of the perks that comes with your annual $60 Xbox Live Gold subscription is access to Games With Gold and Deals With Gold, but the programs are a bit anemic on the Xbox One
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- Google tries once more to take over your living room
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- pasmith wrote Apple TV gets ABC News, PBS Kids and others; Chromecast gets Dailyburn, Stevie and more.It seems like the selection of content accessible via our streaming devices improves every week.
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- Also, the iOS Instant Video app gets an update that includes free, ad-supported content
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- pasmith wrote E-sports and game streaming: Twitch kills it at E3, Xbox One gets Major League Gaming appVideo gaming as a spectator sport.
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- It's not quite 3D but otherwise most of the rumors were accurate.
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- Why would you want to do that? When we get tense it is reflected in our breathing. Spire tries to help us stay calm and focused.
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- The rumors sounded too weird to be true, but apparently they are. If you've been waiting for a phone that you control by tilting your head, tomorrow will be a good day for you.
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