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How to Stream Steam Games to Your Android Device with Steam Link

I’ve always been a fan of Valve’s Steam streaming, because it means you don’t have to lug your desktop PC around your house or apartment whenever you feel like gaming somewhere else. Though your laptop might not be able to run The Witcher 3 natively—or at least, not very well—it’s a lot easier to let […]

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How to Use Windows 10’s ‘Game Bar’ to Broadcast Your Terrible Fortnite Skills to the World

I confess, I’ve never really used Windows 10's Game Bar, because I’m probably the last person who should be broadcasting their gaming habits on an online service. I’m terrible at Fortnite, I min/max in Pillars of Eternity, and I play a lot of Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms—not exactly the sexiest of titles to…Read […]

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How to Keep Track of All the iOS Apps You Might Want to Download Later

How many times do you see an app on the App Store and think, “I should buy that, but maybe later”? You can even put off downloading free apps—something might pique your interest, but you might not feel like immediately downloading it to your iPhone or iPad for any number of reasons.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Play Better Games, With Game Designer Seth Scott and YouTuber Brian Lewis

Our guests this week are video game designer and Seth Scott, creator of Membrane for the Nintendo Switch, and YouTuber Brian Lewis, creator of the Magic: The Gathering advice channel Tolarian Community College. We discuss how to use party games and card games as icebreakers, channels for creativity, and full-blown…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Waking Up to the Game Boy Super Mario Land Theme Is the Best Way to Start Your Day

The original Game Boy was the first device to push my fascination with gadgets to an obsession. I saved for months to buy one, and to this day it’s still one of my favorite gaming platforms. That explains why, despite every gadget I use having an alarm clock built-in, I now prefer waking up to […]

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This ‘March for Our Lives’ Browser Game Helps Spread Awareness for Saturday’s March

On Saturday, March 24, people will be gathering all over the country for the March for Our Lives. This browser game, Game for Our Lives, was built to help spread the word about the protest, and give you a nice distraction on Friday afternoon.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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My Ultra-Competitive Side Loves This Sensor-Packed Smart Ball

A Bluetooth-connected foam ball packed with sensors and a battery you need to charge sounds like one of Silicon Valley’s worst ideas. Haven’t balls been adequately entertaining kids for centuries already? But it only took one toss of Play Impossible’s Gameball for me to understand why a ball upgraded with…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Introduce a Child With Autism to Minecraft 

It’s hard to say exactly why children with autism are some of the greatest devotees of Minecraft, the computer game in which you build endless worlds out of Lego-like blocks. Stuart Duncan, a father of two, believes it’s because it’s a perfect union of two opposites. On one hand, Minecraft offers structure—everything…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Weapons-grade dad joke unleashed to teach daughter not to cheat at Mario Kart

The dad joke is a time-honored tradition. It likely goes back to the dawn of humanity, middle-aged cavemen making bad puns about sabre-toothed tigers and woolly mammoths, and stretches through centuries upon centuries of seismic global changes to the present day, largely unaltered. It’s only fitting, then, that modern…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Set Up the PlayStation 4’s New Parental Controls

The PlayStation 4 just released a firmware update (5.50) that brought a ton of great features, like comprehensive parental controls. Here’s how you can set age restrictions for certain types of games and movies, set spending limits in the PlayStation Store, and regulate game time each day using the new Family…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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GeForce Now Will Let You Stream Games By the Hour

You might have some ultraportable laptop or entry-level MacBook, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to enjoy the pleasure of a triple-A video game. Nvidia’s game streaming service, GeForce Now, is already on its Shield set-top box but you can try it out on your Mac or PC and get started streaming games […]

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