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Kindle lights Fire under Playbook’s tail

Posted September 29, 2011 @ 4:47 pm CST by Chris Ness

The recent announcement about the Amazon Kindle Fire (henceforth known as Fire) have created quite a stir in the tech world. It’s a cheap tablet that was aimed to hit those people who don’t want to spend $500+ on an iPad or similar device. What do you lose? A camera or two, an SD reader, […]

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TWIFY: Motorola… No, Verizon… Both?

Posted September 20, 2011 @ 7:27 pm CST by Michael Pitts

I honestly can’t figure out who I should be angry with this week. Is it Motorola or Verizon? Are they both equally at fault? I don’t know. But since I have already shit on Motorola a time or two, Let’s give Verizon Wireless a little time on the TWIFY stage.

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Facebook Is Scared S#!tless of Google+

Posted September 16, 2011 @ 8:15 am CST by Eric Ravenscraft

I miss the good old days. Back in the day, folks used to get mad at Facebook whenever they issued a new update. It was usually because they arbitrarily moved some random feature around, or changed something for no good reason. Lately, they’ve actually had a string of pretty great updates! The curious thing is, […]

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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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Facebook is destroying our ability to interact – or is it?

Posted August 2, 2011 @ 2:00 pm CST by Chris Ness

Go ahead and file this under both “Yeah, right” and “Durrrr…really?” A series of random quotes from anonymous scientists hidden under the sensationalist title of “Facebook will destroy your children’s brains” sums up what a lot of the digitally connected already know: People who don’t use social media services don’t have any idea how they […]

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Welcome to the new(er) Noisecast!

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 5:36 am CST by Steven Callas

Why hello there, faithful reader/listener! Unless you live in RSS land, you’ve no doubt noticed quite a few changes on our website today. I believe I owe you an explanation for the changes to sooth your outrage excitement curiosity. The biggest change you’ve noticed is with our logo, as the Halloween font that has graced […]

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Large Hadron Collider: The Insider Perspective

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 6:28 pm CST by Ron Cassel

We’ve all heard about it. We’ve seen pictures, videos, and articles about it, but what it is really like to work at the Large Hadron Collider? When the glitz and glamor of media coverage die out, what happens? I don’t know about you, but I want to know what happens at CERN on any given […]

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Can Google’s Hangout Kill Skype?

Posted July 8, 2011 @ 10:15 am CST by Charles Bullins

We’ve all seen the comparisons made between Google Plus and Facebook lately.  But Facebook may not be the only one that fell into El Goog’s sites when they launched Plus this past week.  For a long time now Skype has been most peoples go to tool for video chat and calling.  Mainly because it works […]

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NASA needs a revamp – Damn right, Mr President

Posted July 7, 2011 @ 3:31 pm CST by Chris Ness

Yesterday, in a Twitter town hall meeting (which shows that this president knows how to feel the pulse of the people) President Obama spoke his mind on the current state of National Aeronautics and Space Administration. “We’re still using the same models for space travel that we used with the Apollo program, 30, 40 years […]

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Social Privacy

Posted July 7, 2011 @ 11:27 am CST by Charles Bullins

More than likely anybody reading this right now can remember the Facebook Privacy fiasco that was all over the news a couple of months ago.  500 million users all up in arms that Facebook, the free social networking service they signed up for under their own free will, wasn’t securing each and every bit of […]

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