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    Video games: More titles make the Switch

    'Tropical Freeze' gets respect it deserves on Nintendo's popular console
    05/08/2018 08:09 PM MDT
    The success of the Nintendo Switch has resulted in an influx of games — excellent original games, indie games and a healthy dose of ports from other systems. The chorus of "Is it coming on Switch?" is one developers have noticed, and in many cases, the answer is a resounding, "Yes!" 
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    Boulder's NIST leads advance to shrink measurement technologies
    04/25/2018 11:15 AM MDT - Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder and partners have demonstrated the first miniaturized devices that can generate desired frequencies, or colors, of light precisely enough to be traced to an international measurement standard. Full Story

    Video games: Kratos returns in new, powerful 'God of War'
    04/19/2018 03:29 PM MDT - It's been a while since we've seen a new "God of War" game. The Sony series, previously on PS2, PS3 and PSP, seemed played out after the mediocre "God of War: Ascension" in 2013. Full Story

    Video games: New 'Ni No Kuni' a magical experience for fans of the genre
    04/04/2018 04:25 PM MDT - Japanese role-playing games — or JRPGs — sport a distinct feel apart from their Western counterparts. Everything from the art direction to the combat systems look and feel different, and for fans of the subgenre, that look and feel is everything. Full Story

    CU Boulder study probes ethics of researchers' use of Twitter
    03/21/2018 09:16 PM MDT - A new study out of the University of Colorado has found that the majority of Twitter users don't know that researchers freely collect and analyze their tweets — even those that have been deleted — in the name of science. Full Story

    Video games: First year report card for the Nintendo Switch
    03/01/2018 01:16 PM MST - Along with St. Patrick's day, MLB spring training and eating way too much Easter candy (hello Cadbury Crème Eggs, goodbye New Year's resolution), March marks the one-year anniversary of the Nintendo Switch. Full Story

    Audio File: Hi-fi basics for beginners
    02/15/2018 04:24 PM MST - Part of the reason the minds behind the Colorado Daily ask me to yak about audio equipment here is because a cultural shift took place in the last 10 or 15 years, and more folks are appreciating better sound and music than ever. Full Story

    Video games: 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' reaps rewards of early access
    02/14/2018 11:26 AM MST - PlayerUnknown's BattlegroundsFrom: PUBG Corp. Rated: T Who it's for: Shooter fans who think they can be the last one standing Console: PC Grade: A- It used to be that players would wait until a game was finished to buy and play it. Full Story

    Get ready for the hunt of your life
    01/31/2018 02:59 PM MST - I've always liked the idea of the "Monster Hunter" series more than the actual games. The scope of the series always seemed too big for handheld systems. Full Story

    Longmont groups exploring how voice-controlled 'smart' technology can ease lives of seniors
    01/30/2018 08:21 PM MST - Although so-called "smart" devices with voice-control capabilities may extend independence for seniors who become less mobile, a Longmont group claims most Boulder County residents have yet to spring for the technology. 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