Tech and Gaming Archive: May, 2012

Cricket Offers Contract-Free iPhone

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Been craving an iPhone, but resisted signing a long term contract? Regional carrier Cricket, owned by Leap Wireless, is coming to your rescue... Read more

Verizon FiOS 300 Mbps? I Ain't Buying!

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Last time global internet service ratings came out, the U.S. ranked 25th in average speed and 15th in value. Verizon's new superfast FiOS internet... Read more
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Sony and Tivoli Intro Music Apps (Peacefully); Dish Network Feature Under Fire

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Is there really no such thing as a free entertainment lunch? Depends on who you're asking. Sony and Tivoli Audio have just introduced free... Read more

Facebook Camera App Won't Replace Instagram

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Did Facebook buy Instagram to prevent a serious patent infringement suit? Just a month after announcing its intent to buy the social photo... Read more
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TV Remote Control Inventor Left a Legacy

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We should all hit the pause button for a second for Eugene Polley, a tech innovator often called the czar of zapping, father of the couch... Read more

Cable Companies Link WiFi Hotspots

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If you travel, your high speed Internet account may have just gotten more useful. This morning, five major cable companies - Bright House Networks... Read more

Media Guru Spouts Off At Non-Comm

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Today's free at noon concert with Norah Jones, Willie Nelson and Brandi Carlisle (broadcast on 88.5 FM) is the most visible event of this week's... Read more

Non-Comm Thursday: Lee Fields, Beth Orton, JD McPherson and The War On Drugs

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Non-Comm got going in earnest on Thursday at the World Cafe Live. For a better understanding of what exactly the left-of-the-dial radio confab... Read more