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I used Amazon Unboxed to watch Turistas (review here) last night.It was pretty seamless. It installs a little player, and that player can view the movie at fullscreen.The movie itself was a bit lower bitrate than DVD (came out to around 2GB, IIRC), so the fidelity doesn't compared to Xbox...

I used to laugh at the term "XML Database," because usually that meant a bunch of semi-organized XML documents on a filesystem with no index.Today, however, there are RDBMSes that have incorporated XML functionality that make this a more viable method of storing data. If there's anything I've learned about...

I was just listening to another Rhapsody-picked playlist (most of my music listening choices these days are determined by Rhapsody).Anyway, came across this song by Pavement that harkens back to the old days of REM albums. Those of you who think "Reckoning" is R.E.M.'s best album will appreciate this. Those...

I've had a website I've been wanting to expand on for a long time (a college basketball site called Hoopd), which I originally implemented in Rails. I meant to do a lot more with it, though it's ended up just faithfully showing an RSS feed for a couple of years....

Who will finally defeat the Xbox 360's large lead on the next gen front? Will it be Sony's previous dominance in the market coming back to form? Will it be traditional gaming weirdo Nintendo, with their faddish controller on the Wii?No, actually the only people who can defeat the 360...