Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
The "next-generation" game consoles are here -- but until their game library hits critical mass, the
Despite its low price and free-to-try system, the Ouya fails to reach its potential as a disruptive alternative platform.
A refreshing new way to look at all-in-one desktops, the Lenovo B750's Blu-ray-friendly, extra-wide display is great for movies (if you add some extra software), and games greatly benefit from a wider field of view. It's different, and fun to use, but it cries out for a touch screen.
Great for adults or children, MatchCut gives you a fun and easy process to enjoy your video clips, but it needs some work to make it truly great.
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If you want to find the most cutting-edge, artistic and conceptually interesting games, indie is where it's at -- and it has a growing pool of talented women.
The Museum of the Moving Image and IndieCade East collaborated on an exhibit of the most important indie games over the last decade, featuring classics like Braid and fascinating newcomers like Kentucky Route Zero.
Even with other avenues for attention, indie developers need gaming's most mainstream summit to earn mass market exposure and time under the spotlight.
Yet another offering for Amazon Prime Instant Video customers, the deal lets them access movies from A24 such as "Spring Breakers" and "The Bling Ring."
Google's video site has a subscription-music service coming. Its leaked offer to independent labels confirms YouTube's terms.
The Sony KDL-W800B series is a classy television with excellent color and shadow detail, but in pure bang-for-buck terms, its black level can be bettered for much less.
In response to Candy Crush Saga creator King.com trademarking the words "candy" and "saga", indie games website itch.io hosted a subversive game jam.