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    Game console reviewMicrosoft's latest power player: Xbox One X

    Console is about 40 percent more powerful than closest competition
    11/07/2017 03:30 PM MST
    Last year Microsoft released the Xbox One S, an upgrade to the original Xbox One, which added 4K streaming and UHD Blu-ray playback, as well as some gaming improvements for 4K TVs. 
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    Audio File: Harmonics and overtones make a piano sound like a piano
    10/26/2017 07:52 PM MDT - Think of the color yellow. I'll think of it, too. What are the chances our thoughts are the same? If instead I said "submarine yellow," would we both picture the shade on the cover of the Beatles' album? Full Story

    Game review: New 'South Park' game hilarious, with improved battle system
    10/25/2017 12:26 PM MDT - The game opens with the main character on a toilet, doing what one does in this most private of situations. It's a mini-game requiring the right button presses and stick movements to accomplish the deed, and it quickly sets the tone for the whole game.  Full Story

    Audio File: Gain is the game
    10/19/2017 07:44 PM MDT - A few years back, we at the newspaper started a music recording project we called Second Story Garage. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Nintendo's SNES Classic console another winner
    10/06/2017 05:40 AM MDT - In the fall of 2016, Nintendo released the NES Classic console, a tiny replica of the original NES system, packed with 30 classic games. The sleek little plug-and-play device flew off store shelves and became one of the most coveted items of the holiday season. This year, Nintendo doubles down with the SNES Classic. If you're looking for a slice of retro goodness you couldn't do better. Full Story

    Bear With Me: The gee-whiz future of Apple products
    09/20/2017 02:22 PM MDT - The iPhone and iPad are amazing little contraptions — all of the information in the world, and all you have to do is touch your fingers to the screen. Full Story

    CDOT: Distance from interstates was Boulder County's Hyperloop undoing
    09/14/2017 08:17 PM MDT - The Colorado route for a tunnel that would shuttle passengers between Cheyenne, Denver and Pueblo at up to 700 mph was selected as one of 10 global finalists for the Hyperloop One competition. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Mario meets Rabbids with improbable success
    08/31/2017 05:53 PM MDT - "Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle" is a strange and wonderful combination. It doesn't seem like it should work, but I'm pleased to report that it really, really does. Full Story

    Campus tech: Tap a lower price to pimp your device
    08/24/2017 09:24 PM MDT - Technology plays a big role in being a student these days, so the University of Colorado is making resources available for its students. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Improvements abound in 'Final Fantasy XII'
    08/11/2017 08:46 AM MDT - While the PS4 version of "Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age" is technically a reissue, developer and publisher Square Enix has made enough changes and improvements to warrant another playthrough, if you were lucky enough to experience it the first time. 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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    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

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