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  • Review: Download Music From the Cloud

    Review: Download Music From the Cloud | BLOG ENTRY

    The concept of cloud computing, in which files are stored and processed on distant servers instead of your desktop, may seem abstract. But streaming song download service Mougg, which lets users remotely store up to...

    December 7, 2010 4:25 PM ET
  • Kickstarter.com Funds the Future

    Kickstarter.com Funds the Future | BLOG ENTRY

    Artists dreaming of pressing up a debut album and filmmakers hoping to finance documentaries typically have limited sources for funding — friends , family and maybe a penny-pinching...

    December 6, 2010 2:58 PM ET
  • Instant Expert:  The Best Streaming Services for Music, Movies and Games

    Instant Expert: The Best Streaming Services for Music, Movies and Games | BLOG ENTRY

    Video, as we all know, killed the radio star. Now online streaming threatens to slaughter video and every other form of physical...

    December 6, 2010 2:16 PM ET
  • Top Toy: Synthesizer T-Shirt

    Top Toy: Synthesizer T-Shirt | BLOG ENTRY

    Thanks to the new electronic music synthesizer t-shirt, Eighties new wave fans have a viable alternative to smearing on eyeliner and joining Cure cover bands. To channel the ghost of Gary Numan, you literally just...

    December 3, 2010 5:35 PM ET
  • New Rock Band Reloaded for iPhone Puts a Party in Your Pants

    New Rock Band Reloaded for iPhone Puts a Party in Your Pants | BLOG ENTRY

    Available now via Apple's App Store, music and rhythm game Rock Band: Reloaded for the iPod, iPhone and iPad hopes to literally put a party in your pants, new karaoke features included. With 15 tracks to...

    December 3, 2010 4:45 PM ET
  • Cheap Thrills: 3D TVs You Can Actually Afford

    Cheap Thrills: 3D TVs You Can Actually Afford | BLOG ENTRY

    With its lavish pop-up-book-like images and photorealistic special effects, 3DTV technology has truly arrived. But with compatible 3D shows and movies currently limited to a few DirecTV/ESPN broadcasts and a handful of films like Alice in Wonderland,...

    December 2, 2010 6:30 PM ET
  • Play Nice: Five Hot Video Games for All Tastes

    Play Nice: Five Hot Video Games for All Tastes | BLOG ENTRY

    Pity the gamers: Between retail and downloadable outings, social games and virtual worlds, there've never been so many ways to spend those quarters. Party-night favorites like Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and Rock Band 3 are...

    December 2, 2010 8:45 AM ET
  • Welcome to Gear Up, Your Daily Source for Tech That Entertains

    Welcome to Gear Up, Your Daily Source for Tech That Entertains | BLOG ENTRY

    We all know that work, play and family time have been transformed by a toolbox of glittering high-tech items — trendy fashion accessories, essential everyday resources and even expressions of personal individualism. Once-enigmatic terms...

    December 1, 2010 2:15 PM ET
  • Ahead of the Curve: 3D Home Video, Cloud Gaming and More

    Ahead of the Curve: 3D Home Video, Cloud Gaming and More | BLOG ENTRY

    2010 is nearly gone and we still don't have jetpacks, space odysseys or underwater colonies. But several new technologies and the gadgets that exploit them do offer a glimpse at a brighter, more scientastic...

    December 1, 2010 1:15 PM ET
  • Great Read: The Biggest Cybercrime in History

    Great Read: The Biggest Cybercrime in History | BLOG ENTRY

    Between 2005 and 2007 Albert Gonzalez led a ring that stole 170 million ATM numbers and laundered the small fortune he amassed across the world — while simultaneously working as an informant...

    December 1, 2010 12:10 PM ET
  • Top Toy: The Camera-Equipped, iPhone-Controlled Helicopter

    Top Toy: The Camera-Equipped, iPhone-Controlled Helicopter | BLOG ENTRY

    The AR.Drone, a WiFi-ready, 21st century spin on RC helicopters, allows amateur pilots to use their iPhone to control altitude and direction — you just tap or tilt the device. Even cooler, two built-in...

    December 1, 2010 11:05 AM ET
  • Top Toy: The Pocket-Size Projector

    Top Toy: The Pocket-Size Projector | BLOG ENTRY

    Whether you're watching Jersey Shore , clicking through vacation photos on Facebook or checking out the inside of Lemmy's apartment, chances are increasingly good that you are doing it on one...

    December 1, 2010 9:15 AM ET
  • Holiday Music Games Aim to Reverse Sales Slump

    Holiday Music Games Aim to Reverse Sales Slump | ARTICLE

    From finger-tapping iPhone outings (Linkin Park Revenge) to club-floor simulations (Just Dance 2) and sonic-powered shooters (Rock of the Dead), over a dozen new music games hope to have heads bopping this holiday season. But with category...

    November 9, 2010 12:28 PM ET
  • Next-Gen Rock Games: Real Instruments, Motion-Sensing

    Next-Gen Rock Games: Real Instruments, Motion-Sensing | ARTICLE

    Annual video game industry tradeshow E3 brought its fair share of surprises last week, from gala performances by Eminem and Jane's Addiction to a new 3-D handheld Nintendo 3DS. And despite a 46 percent drop in...

    June 21, 2010 3:08 PM ET
  • Michael Jackson Game Will Deliver Fans' "Fantasy"

    Michael Jackson Game Will Deliver Fans' "Fantasy" | ARTICLE

    According to publisher UbiSoft, the King of Pop's shoes aren't for sale in hybrid karaoke and dance simulator Michael Jackson: The Video Game . But you can still borrow them for a moonwalk in time...

    June 16, 2010 8:43 AM ET
  • Rock & Roll Rules at E3 Gaming Expo

    Rock & Roll Rules at E3 Gaming Expo | ARTICLE

    After two mellow years, annual videogame conference E3, which attracted some 41,000 visitors last week in Los Angeles, saw a welcome return to the scantily clad booth babes, pounding speakers and sideshow atmosphere of yore. Between pre-show...

    June 8, 2009 10:00 AM ET
  • "DJ Hero" Mashes Up Foo Fighters and Beastie Boys: First Look

    "DJ Hero" Mashes Up Foo Fighters and Beastie Boys: First Look | ARTICLE

    Highly anticipated music video game DJ Hero was first to get the party started at this year's E3 video game industry convention. Coming October 27th for PS2, PS3, 360 and Wii from Guitar Hero maker Activision, a...

    June 4, 2009 8:17 AM ET
  • "Guitar Hero 5": Hands On at E3

    "Guitar Hero 5": Hands On at E3 | ARTICLE

    "Music is universal... anyone from my six-year-old son to 60-year-old grandmother can enjoy it," explained Brian Bright, project director for developer Neversoft, speaking to Guitar Hero's continued popularity at industry confab E3 yesterday. (Paul McCartney and...

    June 3, 2009 8:12 AM ET
  • Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Unveil "The Beatles: Rock Band" in L.A.

    Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Unveil "The Beatles: Rock Band" in L.A. | ARTICLE

    "Who ever thought we'd end up as androids?" laughed Sir Paul McCartney, giddily strumming the air guitar onstage this morning alongside fellow Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr for a select crowd of journalists and technology trendsetters in Los...

    June 1, 2009 7:03 PM ET
  • Tech '09: The Hottest Rock Gadgets on the Horizon

    Tech '09: The Hottest Rock Gadgets on the Horizon | ARTICLE

    So much for predictions that a prolonged recession and continued budget cutbacks would cause annual tech and gadget confab the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held last week in Las Vegas, to short circuit. Despite a 22 percent...

    January 15, 2009 1:00 PM ET
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