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This week in Crave: The 'woot' edition

This week, the Oxford English Dictionary said woot to retweeting, while software said we were mean and ugly, leading us to slide toward the "trough of disillusionment."

Too busy faking cell phone calls this week to keep up with Crave? You might be able to avoid social interaction that way, but there's no avoiding the weekly Crave link fest. Herewith, some good ones you may have missed:

Games: Just one reason to cash in on the PS3 at a lower price. Jeff Bakalar/CNET

• HP's PC spin-off plans and you.

• Five reasons to cash in on the PS3 at $249.

• More deets on Sony's PS Vita.

• CNET's fave compact megazooms of 2011 (so far).

• Streaming showdown: Netflix vs. Blockbuster!

• So, is plasma HDTV burn-in really a problem?

• Internet cat star Maru claws at the literary world.

• Is your fave tech slipping toward the "trough of disillusionment"?

• Software call tell if you're mean and ugly.

• In Motor City, a march of the Chevy Volts.

• Oxford English dictionary says "woot" to the word woot.

And we say woot to you, readers! Write to us at crave at cnet dot com.