Merlin: Mr. Game & Watch's Dad and Game Boy's Grampa

Screens are for suckers. Released in 1978, Parker Brothers' Merlin had six "out of this world" games like Tic Tac Toe and Blackjack 13, and its Music Machine game let you use it as an elecronic synthesizer. » 7/16/09 3:00pm 7/16/09 3:00pm

Indie Labels Join Forces to Take on RIAA

Indie labels, sick of getting a bad rap for all the BS their older siblings at the RIAA are trying to pull, have joined forces to create a "fifth major label." While each label on their own is pretty tiny, when they all join forces they have more artists repped than any of the major labels. » 1/24/07 4:15pm 1/24/07 4:15pm

Novatel Merlin S720: First Super Speedy Sprint EVDO Revision A. Card


See that? That's the data equivalent of a Playboy centerfold. Soak it up, nerds. Last week we reported that the first EVDO revision A card from Sprint was leaking into the marketplace. Today, the veil has been lifted, and this fast lady's been made official. If you haven't been keeping up, both Verizon and Sprint are… » 8/29/06 1:22pm 8/29/06 1:22pm