Monday, December 12, 2016

You Can Make Your Own NES Classic With Raspberry Pi and RetroPie

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It’s no secret that the NES Classic Edition consoles are notoriously difficult to procure. When you do find them on sale for their usual $60 retail price, you can’t get them. Sites crash, […]

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The Star Wars Extended Universe is About One Thing: Merchandise

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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the business behind extended, multimedia universes and the timeline behind these histories. There are a number of reasons to create a universe based on a singular […]

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Pokémon Go Gets Generation 2 Pokémon and a Holiday-Themed Pikachu

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Pokémon Go has a ton of pocket monsters for people to catch. Though there are 151 Generation 1 Pokémon (142 of which can be captured in Pokémon Go), there are still many from […]

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This Robot Hand Can Sense The Shape and Texture of Things

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Robots are awesome and all, but there’s one important thing they haven’t mastered that’s a huge requirement: The sense of human touch. Maybe that’s something that’s a long way off, but it looks […]

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Celebrate Rogue One’s Impending Release With These Star Wars Beers

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If you’re one of the bajillions of Star Wars fans waiting and essentially foaming at the mouth for Rogue One, you’re not alone. But how is the release of such an important movie best […]

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Marvel’s Best Ongoing Series of 2016

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2016 is coming to a close, and Geek.com is taking a look back at the year in pop culture. With that amazing Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer that dropped last night, we figured it would […]

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