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DIRECTV releases 4K sports schedule

It’s going to be a busy few months for baseball fans. DIRECTV’s really going to town with 4K broadcasts of major league action, and they’ve released their schedule for the rest of the summer. All games…





HBO Free Preview for pretty much everyone

Game of Thrones Season 7. Even if you don’t like this show or have never seen it, chance are you’re at least marginally aware that the latest season is premiered last weekend on HBO. Basically every…


THROWBACK THURSDAY: PC Fails of 2013

What a quaint sounding article. “PC Fails of 2013” sounds like an old-school musical like “Sunshine Follies of ’36.” It’s the name of an article I wrote about four years ago, in which I said PCs would…






Windows Phone is dead like Jimmy Hoffa

Microsoft finally killed it. Or at least, they came close. Last week Microsoft announced that all Windows Phones not running Windows Phone 10 were unsupported. By some estimates that’s as much as 80% of the Windows…



FUN FRIDAY: Terminator 2 Judgment Day

Hasta la vista, baby. A few weeks ago I ran into this longform article over at VFXBlog (a blog surprisingly light on effects itself) that discusses the groundbreaking effects used in the 1991 classic Terminator 2: Judgment Day. This film…