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    Audio FileAudio 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. 
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    Video games: Fun plot twists in 'Octopah 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

    Audio File: Build a set of speaker stands to give your music a solid foundation
    07/06/2018 02:29 PM MDT - It's hard to think about the violent up-and-down (or whatever) movement of your car's pistons while you're driving. Full Story

    Video games: 'The Incredibles,' 'Sushi Striker' great family games for summer
    06/27/2018 04:01 PM MDT - Summertime is a good time for family gaming once the kids come in from playing outside (assuming you pried the controllers from their hands and kicked them out), Full Story

    Audio File: A fun glimpse into an audiophile setup when the budget doesn't matter
    06/14/2018 05:42 PM MDT - The average cost to manufacture something audio related is usually about a quarter of what it eventually costs at the store, sometimes less. Full Story

    Video games: More titles make the Switch
    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!" Full Story

    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

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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