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What's the Best Console Baseball Game?

Share A reader writes: So baseball season is just about upon us, and for the first time in years, I'm itching to play some baseball video games. In the past, the choice was easy: Just get the latest from EA and be done with it. But these days, I'm a bit confused by all the choices. What's the...

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What's the Best iMac for Basic Creative Tasks?

Question: I'm finally ready to move to Mac, especially with Apple's latest iMacs. I really like the design and simplicity. But which one should I get? I was thinking I should get the base model for $1199, but the big 27-incher is pretty tempting, too, even though it's another $500. Or should I...

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Best Baseball Tech of 2009

1. Automatic Professional Baseball Electronic Scoreboard - $129.95 The Scorecast from Ambient displays scores and standings from all of Major League Baseball. In-progress games are updated almost instantly, and the schedule even includes projected starting pitchers. Ambient promises that its...

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Best Baseball Tech of 2009

2. Radar Pitch Baseball - $24.95 Remember boasting about your 65 mile-per-hour fastball in little league, but no one believed you could bring the cheese? The Radar Pitch Baseball could just solve all that, making heroes of some and chumps of others. This authentically sized and weighted $24.95...

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Best Baseball Tech of 2009

3. RevFire Pitching Analyzer - $395 Maybe you're a serious pitcher looking for a pro contract and you want some deep pitch analysis. Or, maybe you're a serious baseball nerd with decent disposable income (it'll run you a cool $395). Either way, the RevFire pitching analyzer not only reads speed,...

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Best Baseball Tech of 2009

4. Games: 'MLB 09 The Show' and 'MLB 2K9' - $39-$59 (SCEA $59, PS3, PSP & MLB 2k9 - 2K Sports $59, Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii) Ever since playing Baseball on the Atari 2600, we've been massive fans of baseball video games for those off days. Today, baseball video games are more realistic and...

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Best Baseball Tech of 2009

5. 'MLB At Bat' for iPhone - $10 Major League Baseball's official iPhone application is back, and it's better than ever. The $10 application still includes the live score updates, at-bat pitch locations, and video highlights that made it a great app in 2008, but the addition of live game...

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Best Baseball Tech of 2009

6. MLB Network - "Free" Depending on Cable System Baseball couch potatoes are in for a treat this year, as the MLB Network has launched on most major cable providers. The new channel launched on January 1, 2009 and will broadcast 26 live games in high-definition on top of 24/7 news and analysis...

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Best Baseball Tech of 2009

7. Classic Mattel Baseball - $11.99 This Mattel handheld game is anything but new, but it's a classic and we had to include it. Mattel briefly brought this '80s wonder back to Wal-Mart for just $11.99 a few years back, and you can find it for even less than that on eBay if you look hard enough....

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Best Baseball Tech of 2009

8. Executive Batting Practice - $24.95 Those office putting machines are cool and all, but Executive Batting Practice brings batting practice to the suit set. The $24.95 pitching machine hucks window-friendly balls that the boss man can hit with a little, collapsible bat. Unfortunately,...

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