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PlayStation vs. Xbox — Which Is Better?

In one corner, we have PlayStation, the video game console engineered by Sony that’s currently in it’s third evolution on top of its PSP, PS Vita and PlayStation Move installments. Along with game play, users can stream movies and TV shows through Netflix and Hulu, listen to music and more.

In the other, we have Xbox, Microsoft’s sixth-generation console that was the first technology in the game world to feature a hard disk drive, which eliminated the need for memory cards. The newest installment, Xbox 360 with Kinect, gives players the ability to use their own bodies and voice as the controllers.

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David Paul Morris, Getty Images / eyeliam, Flickr
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Got a New Baby? Yes, There’s an App for That

Between feedings, diapers and naps, new parents have a lot to think about. And yes, for all you inquiring tech-savvy parents, there’s an app to help track all that. In fact, there are several. The real question, however, is, “Are they worth the download?”

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Ozzy Osbourne’s Speech Is Finally Intelligible, Thanks to a New iPhone App

As anyone who’s ever watched an episode of ‘The Osbournes’ is no doubt aware, Black Sabbath singer and solo star Ozzy Osbourne can be somewhat difficult to understand when he isn’t singing — but it isn’t just the sloppy diction of a legendary rock star that’s to blame: Ozzy hails from Birmingham, where the thick “Brummie accent” was recently voted the “least cool” in all of England.

But help is on the way, thanks to an intrepid software developer who’s bringing a little gadget called the iBrummie app to your iPhone.

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Need Inspiration? Watch Steve Jobs Explain His Unique Vision of the World [VIDEO]

Steve Jobs may be gone, but his legacy persists in technological breakthroughs and life-changing gadgets. As the tech visionary explains in this clip from the PBS documentary ‘Steve Jobs: One Last Thing,’ the ability to change the world in such a way is attainable to everyone.

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Taggie Smartphone App Helps Kids Make Smart Food Choices [VIDEO]

If you’re someone who wants your kids to know more about food — something we should all know more about — you’ll probably find a new app in development pretty interesting.

Taggie, the brainchild of recent Dutch design school graduate Niels van Hoof, uses your smartphone camera to scan a barcode of food items. It then launches a 3D augmented reality animation to give children a short, fun lesson about the food’s origin, growth process, and different varieties.

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Bryan Bedder, Getty Images
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Comedian Patrice O’Neal Has Passed Away, Twitter Is First with the Scoop

Comedian, radio personality and actor Patrice O’Neal passed away at the age of 41 on Monday night. He suffered a stroke in October and never returned to good health.

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Urine-Controlled Video Games Make Going to the Bathroom Not So Boring [VIDEO]

Guys, what’s the main problem with the bathroom? Could it be the lack of video games? A British gaming company solved this problem when it began testing a line of urinal mounted, urine-controlled video games that allow fellows to use their “joysticks” to control the action.

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Deviant Art
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‘Pig Out’ With the Angry Birds Pizza [PHOTO]

Angry Birds and pizza — two of modern life’s most addictive things — come together in this nifty photo, which was posted on Deviant Art user Ilovetohavfun’s account.

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Kiki Hood, Flickr
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Is Your Computer Password Among the 25 Worst of 2011?

Password management app maker SplashData has released its list of the “worst computer passwords of 2011″ based around the most commonly stolen password data. It should come as no surprise that the password “password” topped the list of no-nos.

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Woman Breaks Up Burglary With On-Line Cameras [VIDEO]

The Internet and other technological advances when used properly can enhance life in the positive. A few days back, a lady was able to keep her home from being burglarized thanks to an investment she made after being robbed once before.

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Scott Barbour, Getty Images
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Could We Really Say Goodbye to CDs in 2012?

It’s no secret that sales of physical music have plummeted in the 21st century, with consumers’ growing preferences for streaming and downloading songs.

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AC/DC Has An App For Your Apple Device [VIDEO]

Technology is providing new avenues of enjoyment on multiple platforms powered by Apple. AC/DC is the latest band to unveil an app for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices.

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