Archive for March, 2013

Facebook says paying gamers surge by 24%

Facebook says paying gamers surge by 24%

When it comes social networking on the Internet, Facebook is the site most people go to. Facebook has been trying all sorts of ways to generate more revenue from the approximately 1,000,000,000 members it has all around the world. One of the ways that Facebook is trying to squeeze money out of these members is with video games that users can pay to play.

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Amazon Prime Instant Video to get new original comedy pilot called Betas

Amazon Prime Instant Video to get new original comedy pilot called Betas

Streaming video services are working hard to differentiate themselves from each other in the mind of the consumer. One way some of the major streaming video services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video are looking to set themselves apart are with original TV shows that can't be seen anywhere else. Amazon has announced that it is working on a new original comedy pilot that will be exclusive to Prime Instant Video.

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Jaguar offers pricing details on new XKR-S GT and more

Jaguar offers pricing details on new XKR-S GT and more

Over the years, I've seen a number of Jaguar sports cars and luxury vehicles, and none of them really jumped out as something I would like to own. I thought the new F-type was a good-looking vehicle, it just didn't have anything about it that made me want one. Not too long ago, a new Jaguar sports car turned up called the XKR-S GT, and I want one incredibly bad.

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Wonder Woman themed Kia Sportage unveiled in New York

Wonder Woman themed Kia Sportage unveiled in New York

Late last year Kia announced that it had teamed up with DC Entertainment to create some superhero themed cars that it would be unveiling at various auto shows. So far we have seen a Batman themed Optima SX Limited, a Flash themed Forte Koupe, an Aquaman Rio 5-door, a Cyborg Forte 5-door, and a Green Lantern Soul. Another new superhero-themed Kia has been unveiled at the New York Auto Show.

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Lyrix Duo Bluetooth speaker has a removable Bluetooth receiver

Lyrix Duo Bluetooth speaker has a removable Bluetooth receiver

Most of the Bluetooth speakers that are on the market are pretty much the same. They're designed to connect wirelessly to your smartphone or computer and allow you to play your music without having to plug in headphones or wires for normal speakers. A new Bluetooth speaker has debuted from a company called Digital Treasures that is different from other offerings on the market.

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Smart Herb Garden germinates on Kickstarter

Smart Herb Garden germinates on Kickstarter

I've got what most people refer to as a black thumb. I can't grow anything but weeds. I'm so bad with plants, I once killed a cactus. It's really hard to kill a cactus. If you're like me and don't have a good history with growing things, the thought of having your own fresh herb garden for the kitchen may seem like a bad idea, at least for the plants.

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