Archive for February, 2013

Music You Need to Own: SkyWorld by Two Steps From Hell
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Music You Need to Own: SkyWorld by Two Steps From Hell

Music You Need to Own is a segment where I like an album so much I put my money where my mouth is and buy it for one lucky reader. Two Steps From Hell is the name of a musical group comprising of Nick Phoenix and Thomas J. Bergersen. They have made a TON of […]

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EZOPower EZEBA15 5200mAh Pocket Size External Battery Pack Review

EZOPower EZEBA15 5200mAh Pocket Size External Battery Pack Review

Your battery is low. Please plug in your charger. If you own a smartphone, especially an Android one, you’ve been seen this kind of message before. If you’re like me an on a portable device all the time, you see it a lot. I carry around a charger and microUSB cable in my bag, just […]

Ascension: Online Kickstarter Has Three Days to Go

Ascension: Online Kickstarter Has Three Days to Go

I was going to write about this last week, but I had so many posts going on this fell off the calendar until today. Deck building card game Ascension is a wonderful game. I’ve been playing it since the first set and it’s definitely one of our top 10 games. However, are two big problems […]

writing an entire post with Google’s voice to text feature

writing an entire post with Google’s voice to text feature

I’ve been playing with tablets a lot at work and thought that I would explore Google’s voice to text functionality that’s built into the latest Android operating systems.there are several ways to use Google’s voice to text feature. The most common is voice search. People using an Android phone will find this particularly helpful if […]

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Hey That’s My Fish Android Game Review

Hey That’s My Fish Android Game Review

We play a ton of games here — board games, card games, video games. In the last three months, we’ve spent an increasing amount of time playing board games on our mobile devices. I play the iPad version of Ascension several times a week, and we also play Elder Sign on our Android tablets. I […]

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PayPal Here and PayPal Two Factor Authentication

PayPal Here and PayPal Two Factor Authentication

I’ve been using two-factor authentication on my PayPal and eBay accounts for almost six years. Time flies when you’re typing in your username and passwords as well as a random numeric string generated by an external device. Two-factor authentication relies on what you know and what you have. In most cases, you know your username […]

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Mayday Games Magnum Ultra-Fit Copper 65 MM X 100 MM Card Sleeve Review

Mayday Games Magnum Ultra-Fit Copper 65 MM X 100 MM Card Sleeve Review

I recently purchased the card game 7 Wonders. The cards in that game are sized differently than most games. The 7 Wonders cards are taller and a little wider than, say, Magic the Gathering cards or the cards found in Quarriors, etc. I searched Amazon for cards that would fit 7 Wonders, and I found […]

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StarCraft 2: You’ve Been Dancin With Mr Blackstone

StarCraft 2: You’ve Been Dancin With Mr Blackstone

The second StarCraft 2 video game, Heart of the Swarm is due for release on March 12 of this year. I’ve been following news about the expansion for awhile, and have been spending time playing the beta. However, the beta test only covers the multiplayer / competitive aspect, and does not hint at the single […]

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Bounce to 8-Bit Music by Evan Pattison – a Review of Neptune

Bounce to 8-Bit Music by Evan Pattison – a Review of Neptune

I like showcasing music from regional artists, or from genres some of my readers may not be familiar with. I’ve even gone so far as putting my money where my mouth is — I’ve given away several singles, EPs, and full-length albums. This time, however, one of my friends and long-time readers DigitalChris was the […]

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