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    Audio FileAudio File: Dialing in the bass is the crucial last step of our DIY subwoofer project

    09/13/2018 05:29 PM MDT
    If you've ever pressed a bass boost button, this column is for you. If you've ever fiddled with the tone controls in the car or bravely attempted the sliders on a 15-band equalizer, this one's for you, too. 
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    The new king of swing: 'Marvel's Spider-Man' is one of the best video games of the year
    09/12/2018 12:12 PM MDT - There's something hopeful about "Marvel's Spider-Man," the new PS4-exclusive game featuring everyone's favorite wall-crawler. Whereas Batman's dark and gritty Gotham City seemingly sucks the happiness out of the air, "Spider-Man's" New York feels brighter, even in the face of a criminal epidemic. Full Story

    Boulder's Sphero releases new robotic ball
    09/10/2018 05:55 PM MDT - Boulder-based robotics builder Sphero Inc. announced Monday the launch of a new robotic ball called Sphero BOLT. Full Story

    Audio File: Subwoofer project continues as we glue box, install drivers
    08/16/2018 06:21 PM MDT - During a few years of my childhood when Bob Ross' show was on PBS, Saturday mornings offered a bit of that Christmas-morning excitement for me. Full Story

    Video games: 'Madden 19' adds finer control, tools, story mode sequel
    08/15/2018 03:40 PM MDT - It seems like I just reviewed "Madden NFL 18," one of the most innovative installments in the series' long history. Full Story

    Video games: Top 10 titles coming out this year
    08/01/2018 01:21 PM MDT - How is it August already? We are merely a week away from the official start of video game season. While quality games release all year long, the time between "Madden NFL" and Thanksgiving is prime real estate for the biggest titles of the year. Full Story

    Audio File: Let the party commence
    07/26/2018 07:17 PM MDT - The biggest and baddest and quite frankly the loudest Bluetooth speaker I've ever seen was a SOUNDBOKS thing being pulled in a gear wagon along the 505 jeep trail above Eldora. Full Story

    Audio File: Part 2 of our DIY Bluetooth boombox project
    07/19/2018 07:19 PM MDT - Drums can't bang without skins, and our Bluetooth boombox project can't sing without speaker drivers. Full Story

    Video games: Fun plot twists in 'Octopath Traveler'
    07/18/2018 05:00 PM MDT - Switch owners have any number of triple-A games to choose from. Whether you want to jump like Mario, explore Hyrule with Link or even kill Nazis as B.J. Blazkowicz (if you're a shooter fan you really should check out the newly released "Wolfenstein II"), the Switch has you covered. Full Story

    Audio File: Bring the boom back
    07/13/2018 12:55 PM MDT - I recently found a guy on Instagram who collects and restores '80s-era boomboxes, or "ghetto blasters," as he calls them. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story