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Google's Chromebooks Were The Best Selling Laptops At Amazon, Beating Windows And Mac Computers

Chromebooks are super cheap laptops that are based entirely on the Chrome browser. You need an Internet connection for the laptops to do anything. But, for the most part, people are Internet-connected when they're using a laptop, so it's not a huge limitation.<p>In a press release, Amazon listed …

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A Game With Heart, Gone Home Is A Bold Step In Storytelling

Let me just get this out of the way: Gone Home is one of the most deeply intimate and emotionally honest gaming experiences I've had in my more than 25 years of playing video games.<p>In the game — created by The Fullbright Company, a four-person team out of Portland — you play 21-year-old Kaitlin …

Twerking, what the fox says, and selfies: The biggest social media moments of 2013

In spite of rampant government and corporate surveillance, the lemmings of social media remained undeterred this year in their quest to share, share, share.<p>And all we got out of it was this lousy Harlem Shake. And a major life moment for Miley Cyrus. And a big reveal on what the fox says.<p>Here are …

Internet Archive starts preserving classic game consoles on the web

Many gamers won't load a console emulator for much more than a brief nostalgia kick. The Internet Archive has loftier goals, however. It's expanding its Historical Software Collection to include the free-to-play Console Living Room beta, which recreates classic '70s and '80s systems on the web for …

Lost Dogecoins: Cryptocurrency goes missing

When you name a cryptocurrency Dogecoin in honor of a dog meme originated by Internet comedy pioneers Homestar Runner, it's a hard thing to take seriously.<p>But Dogecoin, with its Shiba Inu/Comic Sans meme mascot, is a legit currency competitor to Bitcoin, even with its price fluctuations. So when a …

Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

"It feels like you're intentionally making a bad game" <br>--Frank Lantz, game design veteran and director of New York University's Game Center<p>"So they're saying that instead of changing the model, we are going to go even deeper in the wallets of the people who are already passionate about those …