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Sex Toy or Gadget?

A. Je Joue SaSi VERDICT: Sex toy The SaSi might look more like a mouse than a sex toy, but it actually has more in common with a computer than a peripheral. The device learns the movements its users enjoy most, and remembers them for future sessions. It's designed to fit in the palm of your...

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Sex Toy or Gadget?

Share Spurred on by Apple's rethinking of how a computer should look and act, several new companies have launched pleasure items that aren't as obvious as the adult novelties of bygone days. What this means, of course, is that clean, minimalistic design has infiltrated all sectors. The pleasure...

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New Security Concerns Floating Around in Cloud Computing

While cloud computing might be one of the hottest trends in tech these days, it's not without risks. Both consumers and businesses face hazards that most proponents have been reluctant to discuss. Think of the cloud as a central supercomputer that stores both data and applications. Instead of...

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PopCap Games Explores the Future of Mobile Gaming

In February, PopCap Games introduced a version of its popular castle defense game, 'Plants vs. Zombies,' to the iPhone. The lure of pea pods battling the undead proved impossible for people to resist, and, within nine days, the game had set a sales record on the device -- selling over 300,000 copies...

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The Social Gaming Surprise: 'FarmVille' Is Blowing 'GTA' Away

Share Every month, roughly 100 million people log into Facebook to tend their virtual farms in 'FarmVille,' or to wage virtual war against their mob enemies in 'Mafia Wars.' To put things in perspective, those numbers roughly equal the populations of France and Canada combined. Anyone who tells...

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How to Get a Job as a Game Tester

Share It sounds like the ultimate gig: making a living by playing video games all day. And if you're a true game fanatic -- and we mean a real fanatic -- it can be exactly that. But being a quality assurance tester for a video game company isn't always the nerd-vana it sounds like. Sony's...

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Facebook's at It Again: More Changes, More Grumbling

Share Facebook is the Heidi Montag of the Internet. Just when you get used to one look, it undergoes some radical plastic surgery and changes everything. The latest incarnation of the social network has got users talking -- and they don't have a lot of nice things to say. Some call it slower....

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Facebook's Biggest Year: The Events and Changes That Defined 2009

Share Whatever 2010 holds for Facebook, it's going to have a hard time competing with 2009. The social networking site truly exploded into the mainstream this year -- and suffered some growing pains along the way. As the new year approaches, we take a look at some of the biggest Facebook moments of...

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What's the Best Networked Storage Device Under $250?

A reader writes: I want an easy way to back up my computer's data -- but I would also like to be able to access it securely when I'm on the road. I've heard a lot of talk about cloud computing, but I'm wary of moving my files to a third-party machine. I'd prefer something I can hook into my home...

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