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PS4 sells 4.2 million units in 2013, beating the Xbox One comfortably

PS4 sells 4.2 million units in 2013, beating the Xbox One comfortably

At CES 2014, Sony has announced that the PS4 has sold 4.2 million units as of December 28, 2013. Yesterday, Microsoft revealed that it had sold 3 million Xbox Ones as of the end of 2013. It would appear that the PS4 is outselling the Xbox One by some margin, but the bigger picture is actually a lot more complex ...

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Kathie Lee & Hoda: Our 2013, from pop to the Pope

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Our 2013, from pop to the Pope

It was the best of times … and the worst! Here’s a roundup of our favorite and least favorite moments of 2013. KLG: I loved when the little boy came up to the Pope and hugged his leg and sat in the Pope’s chair and the way the Pope reacted to him. It’s a new Pope, and it’s such a ...

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World stocks set to round out stellar 2013

World stocks set to round out stellar 2013

Jin Lee/Bloomberg Stocks have been on a tear in 2013, fueled by central bank stimulus and signs an economic rebound is beginning to take hold. 2013 is shaping up to be a blockbuster for the world’s stock investors, and some analysts see reasons for optimism in the year ahead. Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock average wrapped up its final trading day ...

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The 10 best tech cars of 2013

The 10 best tech cars of 2013

1 of 11 Next Here at ExtremeTech, the best cars are the cars with the best technology. In 2013, just about every car is fast enough, they all have the safety basics including seat belts, electronic stability control and airbags, and most get decent fuel economy for their size. What’s left is the technology that helps you correct driving errors, ...

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The top 10 tech and science stories of 2013

The top 10 tech and science stories of 2013

1 of 10 Next You are looking at a human retina that has been upgraded with a bionic eye implant. Cool. ExtremeTech, as you’ve hopefully noticed by now, deals primarily in bleeding edge technology and science. Technological advances are, as the French so eloquently say, our raison d’être — our reason for existing. When you spend every day reading about such ...

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SEE IT: Best sports commercials of 2013

SEE IT: Best sports commercials of 2013

YouTube Peyton and Eli Manning, Dikembe Mutombo and Jason Sudekis star in some of the best sports commercials of 2013. Sports and TV go hand-in-hand, and it’s not just the games we’re watching. Advertisers caught on long ago that fans like to wear the same shoes as their favorite athletes, eat and drink what they eat and drink and drive ...

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Joe Dziemianowicz’s Top 10 in Theater for 2013

Joe Dziemianowicz’s Top 10 in Theater for 2013

Joan Marcus Patina Miller as the Leading Player in the revival of “Pippin” There are only nine days until 2013’s final curtain. What went down, and up, this year? Lots. Men dressed as women (“Twelfth Night,” “Richard III, “Kinky Boots”), and women as men (“Julius Caesar”). Tots went titular (“Matilda”), and Theatre for a New Audience got a permanent home. ...

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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the every fan

2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the every fan

Thanksgiving snuck up on you, didn’t it? Black Friday has come and gone and you have nothing for that sports fan in your life. You probably figured you’d have a whole month to get your holiday shopping done after you digested the turkey, cranberry and stuffing. Think again. As of Sunday, there are only 24 shopping days until Christmas. Oh, ...

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American Music Awards 2013: Miley Cyrus feline the groove

American Music Awards 2013: Miley Cyrus feline the groove

Kevin Winter/Getty Images The cat certainly didn’t have Miley Cyrus’ tongue when she performed ‘Wrecking Ball’ at the American Music Awards. You might call it a cat-astrophic performance. At the close of the American Music Awards Sunday night, Miley Cyrus performed her big ballad “Wrecking Ball” while a gigantic projection of a blinking pussycat mimicked every line out of her ...

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2013 LA Auto Show: The best tech cars

Los Angeles might be America’s best auto show even if New York, Detroit, and Chicago draw more, claim more tradition, or boast bigger convention centers. Southern California is America’s epicenter for cars, style and culture. Other shows are where you see the next big pickup truck or taxicab. LA is where you see the future and that’s reflected in the ...

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