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PlayStation vs. Xbox — Which Is Better?

Do you have one of these?  We never had one until recently.  Very recently.  Finally gave in and got a Kinect-Xbox.  WOW!

In one corner, we have PlayStation, the video game console engineered by Sony that’s currently in it’s third evolution on top of its PSP, PS Vita and PlayStation Move installments. Along with game play, users can stream movies and TV shows through Netflix and Hulu, listen to music and more.

In the other, we have Xbox, Microsoft’s sixth-generation console that was the first technology in the game world to feature a hard disk drive, which eliminated the need for memory cards. The newest installment, Xbox 360 with Kinect, gives players the ability to use their own bodies and voice as the controllers.

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Microsoft’s Tellme vs Apple Siri – Which Is Best? [VIDEOS]

I honestly I didn’t know that Microsoft had a similar application to Apple’s voice recognition software known as Siri. Microsoft’s Tellme claims to be able to accomplish the same tasks as Apple’s Siri but how do the two actually match up? Inside are videos making a case for both devices. I wish I had either on my phone.

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Have You Ever Texted In Sick To Work?

Calls are on the outs.  Texts are in.  Way in. 

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David Paul Morris, Getty Images / eyeliam, Flickr
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Got a New Baby? Yes, There’s an App for That

Between feedings, diapers and naps, new parents have a lot to think about. And yes, for all you inquiring tech-savvy parents, there’s an app to help track all that. In fact, there are several. The real question, however, is, “Are they worth the download?”

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Verizon Wireless Abandons Plan for $2 Monthly Fee After Customer Uproar

In a head-snapping about-face, Verizon Wireless has dropped the $2 monthly fee it planned to impose on some of its customers.

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Is Text Messaging the Newest Cure for Addiction?

It turns out suffers from alcohol dependency might be able to kick the habit by doing what comes natural… texting. Yup, a new study has found actual evidence that there may be a health benefit to text messaging.

Research with young problem drinkers found those who sent and received weekly text messages tracking their alcohol consumption drank less at the end of the 12-week program than they did at the beginning.

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iPhone Explodes on Australian Flight, Android Users Gloat [PHOTO]

While many call the Apple iPhone one of the hottest gadgets ever, this probably isn’t what they had in mind.

Shortly after a Regional Express flight landed in Sydney, Australia on Friday, a passenger’s iPhone began “emitting a significant amount of dense smoke” accompanied by an eerie red glow. According to a press release issued by the airline, a flight attendant “extinguished” the device and no one was hurt.

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‘Pig Out’ With the Angry Birds Pizza [PHOTO]

Angry Birds and pizza — two of modern life’s most addictive things — come together in this nifty photo, which was posted on Deviant Art user Ilovetohavfun’s account.

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Kiki Hood, Flickr
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Is Your Computer Password Among the 25 Worst of 2011?

Password management app maker SplashData has released its list of the “worst computer passwords of 2011″ based around the most commonly stolen password data. It should come as no surprise that the password “password” topped the list of no-nos.

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5 Black Friday Apps to Help You Survive the Crowds

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Are you pumped for the earlier Black Friday hours? Well, even if you're not, many people are, and that means crowds of clawing and elbowing customers will be looking for the best deals. Wh

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Apple’s Siri Technology Struggles to Understand Dog Barks [VIDEO]

The new Apple iPhone feature called Siri is supposed to allow users to send messages, calls and similar functions through voice instruction. However, the technology has yet to master non-American accents, like Scottish, and, similarly, dog barks.

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Charlie Sheen Will Return to TV in New Comedy, ‘Anger Management’

Charlie Sheen will be taking his winning ways back to the small screen in a TV version of the 2003 Jack Nicholson/Adam Sandler movie ‘Anger Management.’

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