Posts By: Max Smolev

Legion on FX: what the…

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So I have finally watched first episode of the Legion show from FX. The results are… mixed, at best. I guess I went into this with wrong expectations. I kind of expected “superhero TV series linked to X-Men” and it ended up being something akin to Twin Peaks on steroids. Or worse. Very confusing, quite […]

Guild Wars 2 after 3 years: things are getting cray-cray

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I can’t believe it’s already been 3 years since I’ve started playing Guild Wars 2. So much has changed. And some things have stayed the same. First the good things: – Guild Wars 2 (GW2) is still one of the prettiest MMORPG games ever. Seriously. One other game that is getting close and potentially could […]

Google Fiber TV: time to opt-out from TV history?

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Looks like Google Fiber TV is about to trample all over TV ads industry. And add a bit of a headache for TV viewers too. If you’re one of the lucky few who has it in your neighborhood, you might get extra extra custom ads soon. Fiber TV in Kansas City will soon be testing […]

How to really unsubscribe from Google Birthdays Calendar

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So our beloved Google Overlords have pooped on us graced us with a new useless feature that you can’t turn off. Because, really, who doesn’t want to have a new calendar that shows thousands of birthdays on it. You know, if you actually happened to have a lot of people in your Google Plus circles. […]

Google News and Spain: control of the freedom of press?

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So, Spain now has a new law that requires news publications to charge aggregators, such as Google News, for showing even small snippets. Because, like, copyright and blah-blah-blah, they’re stealing our content!!!!! type of thing. Never mind that inclusion in the news was voluntary and websites could opt-out. No, because greed covered their eyes and […]