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By Peter Oberth

TECHxFIRE 2.0: Apple’s iPad to Make Kindles As Obsolete As Books

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Apple today debuted its much-anticipated iPad, basically a giant iPhone without the camera or all the annoying calls from your family.... Read more
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TECHxFIRE 1.0: iPhone App of the Year? Maybe, definetely of the month...

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I haven't written a blog in a while so I figured it was perfect time to shift focus and get a little techy.  First, I am going to go ahead and call the "iPhone App of the Month".  It's actually so cool that I would call it iPhone App of the Year but it's only January and I don't want to shoot mys... Read more
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This Just In: Comedies are good movies too!

On June 24, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced that they would be expanding the Best Picture race to 10 nominees, doubling what has been the normal for anyone under the age of 70 (before 1944, the Academy allowed, but did not require, up to 12 nominees in the category).  W... Read more
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MySpace sucks, Facebook sucks more. Twitter blows...so I joined 'em all

So, I am young.  I work in the entertainment industry on what I like to think is a fairly cutting edge website skewed mainly toward the younger generations.  Yet everytime a new fad comes along online, I resist the temptation to join.  I resisted MySpace for a long time (now I am on it, though I ... Read more
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Is American Idol rigged? Who knows, but why are people still watching?

I have never watched American Idol but it still pisses me off.  Eight seasons past and people are still strung up on the American Idol bandwagon.  I just don't get it.  Even though the ratings have wavered a bit, it's still the number one show on TV.  Yet, every year, fans cry foul over different... Read more
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Angels & Demons barely eeks out Star Trek in week 2

Nothing too exciting going on this weekend with only one new wide release.  Angels & Demons barely had enough steam to outpace the strong-legged Star Trek in it's second weekend.  The two most impressive things of the weekend were probably Management's stunningly lo... Read more
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Star Trek destroys Next Day Air, sends Wolverine screaming

The summer officially began last weekend with the surprisingly monster success of the against-all-odds blockbuster X-Men Origins: Wolverine and continues this week with the revamping of the once profitable Star Trek franchise.  The other new release, Next Day Air?  Fail.... Read more
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Wolverine defies all, McConaughey's a ghost and Terra is invisible

Wolverine defied bad press and an early leak to completely rip apart not only the competition of the week but every other movie so far this year, opening the summer frame with great promise while a slew of other potential blockbusters linger close behind.... Read more
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Miley lines Disney's wallets while Rogen can't defend himself and Dragonball just sucks

Miley Cyrus stretched her pop fame a little longer this weekend while Seth Rogen kept status quo and Dragonball Evolution couldn't even live up to the disappointing expectations everyone pegged on it.... Read more
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Vin Diesel returns strong, Kristen Stewart can't cut it without the vamps

After (embarassingly) barely beating out Disaster Movie last August for the number 1 spot with Babylon A.D., Vin Diesel had his first bonified hit since 2005's The Pacifier and his first all around action hit since XXX in 2002 perhaps proving that he should stay behind the wheel a little more.  K... Read more
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