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New ‘Sonic’: ‘difficult yet rewarding’

Written by Steven Setser   We are back this week for another game review for Sonic and All-Stars Racing: Transformed for the Xbox 360.  This is a kart racing sequel to the 2010 game, Sonic and SEGA All-Stars Racing. Depending on what type of system you have, you will play with about 25 characters from various SEGA games like AiAi ...

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SpecTech: Walking Dead video game keeps players thinking

Written by Steven Setser   Welcome back readers! It’s been a while since I have reviewed a video game, so it’s time to fix that.   Since “The Walking Dead” returned to television not too long ago, I decided that I would buy the video game.   Wait…..which game? There are so many. Well, this is the Telltale game which ...

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SpecTech: Dell debuts Project Ophelia, Samsung Galaxy S4 to be released

Written by Steven Setser   Hey everyone and welcome to the last day of February! Here’s the newest tech news. An update on last week’s story–Sony did unveil the PlayStation 4.  They did not show the actual console, but the controller is a modified version of the prototype.  The system and controller will interact with the new PlayStation Eye in ...

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Microsoft takes over Skype, analog sticks much ‘better’

Written by Steven Setser   Hello tech enthusiasts. I’m here with the newest tech news you need to know about. An analyst says that the iPad will be updated to look like the iPad Mini this spring.  Apple will also introduce a new Apple TV box with better software, but no iPad Mini with Retina Display.  Take this with a ...

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SpecTech: New tablet looks similar to Wii U controller

               Happy Valentine’s Day! Or Single’s Awareness Day! Whichever mane you prefer.  Let’s talk tech. Another gaming tablet was announced that looks much like the Wii U controller or the PlayStation Vita. The Wikipad has been around for about a year in concept form.  It has finally been reviled as a 7-inch, Android 4.1 ...

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PlayStation 4 may be revealed, BlackBerry unleashes new phones

Hey– stop playing Temple Run 2 and dive into this week’s tech updates! Speaking of phones, Nokia is doing research that has nothing to do with phones–yet.  Nokia received a grant from the European Union to research and develop a material called “graphene.”   Graphene is the hardest, thinnest and lightest material found by man. It is 300 times stronger than ...

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SpecTech: Carriers no longer able to unlock cell phones

Written by Steven Setser   How is everyone doing? Hope you didn’t have a heart attack after hearing that J.J. Abrams is directing Star Wars Episode VII.  If you did, I hope this tech update will ease the pain. You can no longer unlock your phone from your cellular carrier.  That’s right, on Saturday it was made illegal.  Before mobile ...

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Web Exclusive: Spec Tech

By Steven Setser Welcome back to another issue of Spec Tech.  This week Google kills a product, Windows 8 price increases and LG is rumored to have a new phone on the way. Imagine having the first social streaming media player. In June Google released the Nexus Q, an orb that allowed you to stream music from your phone/tablet to ...

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SpecTech: Mastered 4K Blu-rays arrives soon

Hello and welcome back Spec Techies to a new year.  Glad to know that we all did NOT vanish on Dec. 21. Let’s catch up on new tech from the CES event last week. First, the show was mostly about 4K television sets.  Don’t know what 4K is?  Well, it is an Ultra High Definition (UHD) pixel resolution.  Its pixel ...

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