Nick Fruge

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New Year's Resolutions for the Texas Rangers in 2014

2014 is almost here, and that means time for New Year's resolutions, Texas Rangers style.<p>After falling short of the 2013 MLB playoffs, the Rangers have had an extremely entertaining offseason. Big splashes, including the trading of Ian Kinsler for Prince Fielder and the signing of Shin-Soo Choo, …

Texas Rangers Must Sign Japanese Phenom Masahiro Tanaka

The Texas Rangers must sign Japanese phenom Masahiro Tanaka for the 2014 MLB season.<p>It's pretty simple: Pitching wins in the playoffs.<p>Meanwhile, given the big-bat signings by the Rangers this offseason, ESPN's Buster Olney has Texas' potential lineup ranked as "the best in baseball," via former …

More details on Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch: those images are of a prototype

Venturebeat caused a holiday weekend stir with what appeared to be pictures of Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch, which will be formally unveiled this …

Trevor Plouffe strikes out on Yu Darvish's 61 mph pitch

Minnesota's Trevor Plouffe was juuuuuust a bit early on this pitch.<p>Texas ace Yu Darvish routinely throws his fastball in the mid- to high-90s. Maybe that's what Trevor Plouffe was expecting here, because by the time the ball arrived he could have been halfway back to the dugout.<p>For what it's worth, …

The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

Internet of Things

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days when Apple rolls out a new product.<p>Apple is widely expected to hold an event unveiling the new iPhone on …

Xbox One: An Occasional Gamer's Guide

Even if you’re not a gaming fan it will have been hard to completely ignore the fervor surrounding the impending launch of the next major hardware releases from the world’s biggest players in gaming. But just because you’re not a gamer, that doesn’t mean the consoles will have nothing to offer you, …

Google Glass Isn’t Coming To Best Buy Next Year, And It Won’t Cost $299

Even though Google Glass is out in the wild and on the heads of around 10,000 people, there are still plenty of questions about it. For a long time now, we’ve heard that Glass would retail for $299. And earlier this week, unofficial Glass evangelist Robert Scoble put a bit more oil on the fire when …