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The Amazon monopoly: buying Twitch.tv

Joe Torres, Sports Co-Editor

September 2, 2014

Filed under Gaming & Technology

Watching people play video games is apparently not only popular, it’s extremely valuable. "Amazon agreed on Monday to pay $970 million to acquire Twitch, a service that lets users watch and broadcast video game play. Each...

iOS 8 Said to be released in the next few weeks

Sam Abrahams, News Editor

August 26, 2014

Filed under Gaming & Technology

For the past few years Apple has been hard at work developing new software and technology, and updating their operating systems. iOS 7, released last year, was completely different from any other operating system Apple had...

App Review: Geometry Dash

Jynn Schubert, News Editor

June 5, 2014

Filed under Gaming & Technology

Fun is not really the first word that comes to mind upon hearing this app’s name, but Geometry Dash is far from boring. Robert Topala has definitely come up with a masterpiece with this rhythm-based platformer. Be sure...

Facebook Breaks Out the Checkbook

Adam Bergeron, Online Editor

June 5, 2014

Filed under Gaming & Technology, News

By now you must have heard about facebook Inc. acquiring the Oculus Rift, a 3-D video gaming headset, which is receiving quite a few bad responses from the internet community. Markus “Notch” Persson, the creator of Minecraft, twe...

The Holodeck v1.0

Jynn Schubert, News Editor

June 5, 2014

Filed under Gaming & Technology

What is this interesting contraption? Simple. Meet the Holodeck v1.0, the future in Virtual Reality. Estimated to cost approximately $999 at release, the Holodeck is the glorious combination of technology from the long awaited...

The Cuff

Jynn Schubert, News Editor

June 5, 2014

Filed under Gaming & Technology

When buying new products in today’s world, there are certain things we’ve come to expect. Intelligent, good looking, and safe to name a few. But what if you could have all three? Meet the Cuff: “Smart, elegant security”...

YouTube’s latest buy impacts gamers

Adam Bergeron, Online Editor

June 5, 2014

Filed under Gaming & Technology

Reports are in that YouTube has confirmed the purchase of Twitch TV for over $1 billion. Many in the internet community are wondering what this means for media steaming and online video games in the long run. Could Google be pushing ...

Comicpalooza hits town this weekend

Hayley Beebe, Staff Writer

May 23, 2014

Filed under Features, Gaming & Technology

Save up your money and get your cosplays ready, because the season of Texas Conventions is upon us! All year different groups of people anticipate the three or so days when they get to dress up, buy art, or enthuse over their...

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