Yearly Archives: 2011

Get a Portal 2 PotatOS Science Kit Just in Time for the Holidays

Looking to impress your video game-loving teacher this holiday season? Bored playing with plain potatoes? Looking to piss off the folks in your Jewish household who are slaving over a pan of fried potato pancakes? Big fan of Portal 2?

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Supaboy Portable Pocket SNES Console Brings Back That Classic Nintendo Nostalgia

When I was a kid, the first console I ever owned was a Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It was an ugly grey and purple box with rectangular cartridges, Super Mario World, Mario Paint and Starfox. It is also my favorite gaming

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Minecraft 1.0- “Full Version” Review

Minecraft- if you haven’t heard about it, then that’s a shame. I’m here to fix that. Minecraft is an open-world sandbox game for PC/Mac/Linux released by Mojang. You start in a world made of pixelly blocks- the dirt, the mountains,

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The Official Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary Review

We’ve come a long way since 2001 in the FPS category, as well as in the sense of gaming technology. Most of this advancement however, is due to the amazing product that was Microsoft’s original Xbox and it’s mega-blockbuster hit,

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Happy Tenth Birthday, Xbox!

Ten years ago, Microsoft created a legendary competing console to rival Nintendo, Sony and Sega back in 2001. It was called Xbox. It shipped with a few cool games, but the most popular and probably the only memorable from the bunch was

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Editorial: Can Apple Conquer TV?

Max Bleich is the Editor-in-Chief of thetechtile, who monthly publishes to the website a long-form editorial on the world in consumer electronics. From Apple to Google to Sony and Samsung, just about every topic in the tech world has or

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Angry Birds Reaches 500m Downloads

Perhaps one of the only games that has been available on just about every platform known to man, Rovio’s Angry Birds has surprisingly experienced an unprecedented 500,000,000 downloads. No, not five hundred thousand. Five hundred million. That’s a lot of dead pigs and a lot of

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