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September 3, 2012
by sjvn01
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How to watch football on the Internet

I’m not a big football fan, but like almost everyone from the United States, I have my particular favorites—the West Virginia University Mountaineers and the Pittsburgh Steelers–that I want to watch. Unfortunately, while watching even their most obscure games have … Continue reading

August 27, 2012
by sjvn01
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How to watch DVDs on your Windows 8 PC: VideoLAN’s VLC

No, I’m not making this up. Come the day you buy a Windows 8 PC, or if you’re brave enough to install it yourself on an older PC, you’ll find that Windows 8 can’t play DVDs. You can also forget … Continue reading

August 19, 2012
by sjvn01
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Apple TV Rumors: A tale, told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing

I like my Apple TV a lot. To me, Apple TV was never as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs said, “just a hobby. Since then, there have been rumors that Jobs had “cracked” the code for a successful marriage of … Continue reading