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The Bleeding Edge 020: Xbox Studios Tour, Major Nelson Interview

Trends have shown that a lot of you guys watching our show and into games. In fact, a few people on our Xbox Live friends list are there because of this show. We have received requests for more cool game footage, and we think we have delivered with this one. In this episode, Andru and Sparky head down to the Xbox Studios in Redmond to get a tour of the facilities and operations center. We also …

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SpeedTest.net Beta: Addictive

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Broadband, Internet

If SpeedTest.net is anything, it’s addictive. We know, the validity of various broadband speed tests across the Internet is questionable. With so many variables across both your internal network as well as the Internet as a whole, along with bursting services like Comcast SpeedBoost, these tests can be off. That’s fine, but we still can’t help getting pissed at Comcast when our speed test to a server across the world isn’t up to par with advertised …

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Reggie Fils-Aime Say Wii Online Play Will Be Free

Wii Online PlaySee? Now this is the kind of good stuff we love hearing come out of the Nintendo camp. NOA president Reggie Fils-Aime stated in a recent interview that online play on Wii will cost the same price that it costs on the Nintendo DS - that would be, free! No hidden costs, no subscription fees. See for yourself:

Q: How do you extend …

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Belkin Compact Surge Protector

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Accessories, Design, Household

Belkin Compact Surge Protector

Belkin continues their surge protecting ways with the Compact Surge Protector. This one uses a unique design, offering a total of 11 outlets - 6 regular, 4 BlockSpace, and 1 convenience (for cell phone chargers, etc.) - in a compact (go figure) enclosure. The Compact Surge Protector offers a six-foot cord, a closing cover to protect pets and the kiddies, 1-in/2-out phone/fax/modem protection, and 1-in/1-out for coaxial cable …

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Belkin Clamp-On Surge Protector

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Design, Household

Belkin Clamp-On Surge Protector

Belkin aims to please those who hate crawling under their desk to plug things in. The Clamp-On Surge Protector is the first of it’s kind, hooking on to the edge of your desk, workbench, or other similar area, allowing you to simply plug and unplug things from the comfort of your chair, if you so choose. Aside from the whole clamp thing, the surge protector also …

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Free Subscription to Oracle Magazine

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Announcements

Free Oracle MagazineAs a reader of Gear Live, you are qualified to get a free subscription to Oracle Magazine:

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A Look At Why Xbox Live Marketplace Licensing and DRM Doesn’t Work

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Editorial, Microsoft, Video Games

Xbox 360 DRM

A few months ago on The Bleeding Edge, we made mention of how horrible the experience of getting your Xbox 360 repaired can be as it pertains to the content you have downloaded from Xbox Live Marketplace. Ben Salem over at the Xbox Team Blog wrote up an entry talking about how the licensing for Xbox Live Marketplace content works, hoping to explain why some users have problems as …

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Verizon V640 EV-DO ExpressCard Unboxing Gallery

Verizon V640 EV-DO ExpressCard

We know that all our MacBook Pro owners out there have been waiting for this - an EV-DO card that fits into your ExpressCard slot. Verizon has announced that this card will be available later this month, but we were able to get our hands on one earlier today, and we created a quick V640 unboxing gallery for you to take a look at. Take a look at …

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