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U.S. Files Antitrust Suit, Hopes To Block AT&T-Mo Merger

Posted August 31, 2011 @ 2:14 pm CST by Eric Ravenscraft

Yep. The U.Freaking.Es. has filed a complaint in federal court in Washington today formally opposing the controversial AT&T and T-Mobile merger. The complaint cites, as usual, decreased competition, increased prices, and a leaked internal memo that says AT&T wants to set fire to your lawn, car, and beloved family member of choice. In one of […]

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GalGun brings creepy rail-gun action to PS3

Posted August 31, 2011 @ 11:00 am CST by Alberto Lima

The image above hides something very unsettling behind the cutesy, saccharine-y sweet manga style animation. Though GalGun seems mostly harmless, Xbox 360 pervs players already know that this is a railgun game with a twist. The object of GalGun is to shoot high school girls with your pheromone gun and basically try to up skirt […]

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Windows Will Support Ripped DVDs In ISO Format About A Billion Years Too Late

Posted August 31, 2011 @ 9:00 am CST by Eric Ravenscraft

Ok, fine. I’m exaggerating. In fact, I still buy DVDs. I never got a Blu-Ray player. I did, however, rip all my DVDs to my computer. In ISO format. Because I want my menus, dammit. I want my deleted scenes and behind the scenes and making a scene and scenic routes and….sorry, believe I got […]

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Court rules in favor of 1st and 4th Amendment

Posted August 31, 2011 @ 8:00 am CST by Alberto Lima

Let’s all hope aboard the official Noisecast time machine (it’s a 2001 Hyundai Elantra with a nuclear reactor in the backseat) to October 2007, it was here that average citizen, Simon Glik, noticed some commotion as he walked past the Boston Common. Glik suspected the commotion was actually police using excessive force during an arrest […]

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Samsung Galaxy S II Finally Arrives Stateside, Dates And Pricing Detailed

Posted August 30, 2011 @ 8:03 pm CST by Eric Ravenscraft

One of the most eagerly-anticipated Android handsets has finally landed in the U.S.—where “finally” is defined as “sit tight for a couple more weeks, actually”. The Sprint version will be launching on September 16th, AT&T September 18th, and T-Mobile on…well…sometime. All will be $200 with a two-year contract. There will be some minor differences between […]

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Moleskine’s online store now open in the US

Posted August 30, 2011 @ 10:26 am CST by Alberto Lima

One of the problems with loving Moleskine wares is that there are relatively few places where you can get your fix. Sure you can visit your local Barnes & Noble for simple notebooks, pads and the occasional cover for your Nook (convenient eh?), but often times the selection is very limited and if it wasn’t […]

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Episode 43 – Happy birthday Vitto, thanks for sitting this one out.

Posted August 29, 2011 @ 8:35 pm CST by Agrippa

Welcome to another episode of the Noisecast. You know the spiel, so come holler. Notes after the jump, give it a listen right here:  

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StatCounter: IE Drops Below 40% Marketshare For First Time Since 1998

Posted August 29, 2011 @ 6:00 pm CST by Eric Ravenscraft

Break out the champagne, nerds of the world. According to data from StatCounter, Sunday August 28th saw Internet Explorer’s marketshare numbers dip below what ConceivablyTech believes are 1998 levels. Largely at the expense of Google’s Chrome, with Firefox still taking a substantial portion of the market. StatCounter is expected to share their monthly marketshare numbers […]

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Microsoft Trolls Hard, Introduces Ribbon-based UI For Explorer In Windows 8

Posted August 29, 2011 @ 5:02 pm CST by Eric Ravenscraft

You guys remember that lovely-looking Metro-UI-ified Windows 8 screen grabs that got leaked a while back? Hahaha. Yeahno. This is what you’re getting in Windows 8. The Ribbon. That revamp of the UI that came with Office 2007 and certain Windows 7 apps like Paint and Wordpad. Yep. Despite the refresh being anywhere from two […]

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TWIFY: GameStop.

Posted August 29, 2011 @ 9:50 am CST by Michael Pitts

This Week In “Fuck You” – By now, you know the latest dick move perpetrated by GameStop, so I won’t go through any of that again. I will say that this is the last time I will buy anything from any GameStop. I’m not even going to walk into one unless I am saying hello […]

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