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Tatiora's Articles for February, 2020
February 27, 2020 by Tatiora
Ever stop and think to yourself, “Gee, I spend too much time gaming”? ...Yeah, me neither. Back in January, TrueAchievements.com debuted a tool for XBox users called MyDecadeonXBox that will let users see their stats (time logged, achievements earned, etc.) from the past 10 years. Now, since I don’t own an XBox, I’ve dodged this uncomfortable reality, but there are plenty of other things like this that certainly call attention to how much time I spend playing certai...
February 20, 2020 by Tatiora
I love board games. No, seriously, it’s gotten out of hand in the last few years. This is part of what my basement looks like: Yeah, this is only half of it. And yeah, those two black cubbies down there are also full of games.Ahem. Anyway.  It’s honestly been really cool to watch the hobby evolve over the last 10 or so years. I went to my first GenCon in 2014. If you’re not familiar with the convention, it’s been around since 1968 and markets itself as &ldqu...
February 19, 2020 by Tatiora
Sonic the Hedgehog Smashes Box Office Expectations, Holds Record for Highest Opening Weekend of Any Video Game Movie EverParamount Pictures surpassed expectations with Sonic the Hedgehog this weekend, which opened to high praise from audiences and a gross of over $70 million domestically.  Creators of the movie faced internet backlash last year when they revealed the initial design for the titular character. Director Jeff Fowler was quick to answer fans on Twitter after the initial bac...
February 5, 2020 by Tatiora
Earlier this week, a single tweet signaled the upcoming conclusion of a partnership between TCL and BlackBerry. Due to continually slowing growth in the smartphone market, BlackBerry announced via Twitter on Monday that their 4-year partnership would conclude in August of this year.  “We do regret to share however that as of August 31, 2020, TCL Communication will no longer be selling BlackBerry-branded mobile devices,” said a statement on the company’s Twitter page. &l...
February 4, 2020 by Tatiora
Stardock Announces SoundPackager 10: Customize the Windows Sound Scheme NEW SoundPackager 10 Beta available for current Object Desktop MembersStardock announced the next-generation version of its Windows sound scheme manager, SoundPackager 10 today. SoundPackager allows Windows users to instantly change the default sounds on their computer with themed sound schemes called sound packages.  SoundPackager 10 adds cloud access to thousands of different sounds along with a number of all-...