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Before Facebook and Twitter. Before Reddit and Imgur. Before a million other apps and companies competed for space on my homescreen and a slice of my limited attention span, there was StumbleUpon. It was a simple browser extension for a simpler time, seamlessly guiding me from one piece of viral content to another with no extra gimmicks or pesky ads.





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Apple’s highly rumored and often talked about iWatch needs to be a breadwinner. No, Apple isn’t in any sort of dire straits – the company is still performing admirably in the smartphone and tablet markets. However, Tim Cook and his team have been talking a big game, Wall Street is watching Apple’s every move, consumers are waiting for new products and Samsung, Google and Pebble are all taking market share away from segments Apple hasn’t touched: smartwatches and wearables.



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I ordered myself the G Watch smartwatch the very first day it was made available. Perhaps I was still starry eyed from the Google I/O presentations, which seemed to suggest this was some sort of revolutionary sort of new gadget that would help me navigate the city, order food, hail a taxi cab and more. Or maybe I just had my regular weekly rush of gadget lust. Either way, I didn’t think much about it, and the minute orders opened up on Google Play I picked up a G Watch smarwatch (I went in blind, choosing this model only because it had the larger battery than the Gear Live), and chose overnight delivery.


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Who hasn’t been inspired by Indiana Jones? I can tell you one group of people who especially have: sadistic indie game developers of brutally difficult 2D platformers. On today’s market exists a groundswell of quality games starring a fedora wearing, whip wielding archaeologist who digs through the trap infested dungeons, deserts, and jungles to find their secret treasures.







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