Alex WawroAssociate Editor, TechHive

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Alex writes reviews, How-To Guides and features to help you work smarter and game harder.

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Play This! Podcast: Pomeranians in the jungle

Alex Cocilova joins the crew this week, doubling up our Alex Power Quotient. It's a good thing too, because otherwise Alex Wawro's powerful love for Tokyo Jungle would overwhelm the podcast.

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Play This! Podcast: We don't need another hero

It's our first themed episode! We're talking about Borderlands 2, and other post-apocalyptic movies and media.

Microsoft SkyDrive: Your ultimate starter's guide

Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage service is now available for almost every major desktop and mobile platform. Here's how to master its generous suite of features.

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Play This! Podcast: The merits of pie vs. cake

Dan Moren is in the studio to chat with us about Diaspora, audio books, sock puppets, and mother#&$n pie.

Sony Pulse Wireless Gaming Headset Elite Edition

Review: Sony Pulse Wireless Headset delivers satisfying audio for a very reasonable price

Sony’s new wireless gaming headset looks and sounds great, but there are some things you should know before you buy.


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Play This! Podcast: In a sci-fi mirror, darkly

Did you know there's a new David Byrne and St. Vincent album out? You should check that out. Also, be aware that Star Trek: Enterprise is awful.

Kickstarter Spotlight: iPad keyboard case, multi-platform game, and clip-on lenses

A regular roundup of kickstarter projects.

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Play This! Podcast: GamrCred, new music discovery, and our favorite podcasts

It's the first episode of our digital entertainment podcast, Play This! We discuss places to find new music online, the new Gamrcred social service for gamers, and lots more.

Privacy Watch: Back Up Safely With SpiderOak

The SpiderOak secure online backup service protects you by encrypting your data with keys that only you know.

Field Test: Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2013

While the new Blackwidow Ultimate mechanical keyboard from Razer is designed and advertised for PC gaming enthusiasts, anyone who spends the lion’s share of their day typing will appreciate the quality of this $130 mechanical keyboard.

16 PC Mysteries Solved!

Our digital detectives uncover the truth behind some of tech’s most baffling questions.

You Should Play: The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead game is tense, thrilling and genuinely cathartic. Whether you're a fan of the comic books or not, Alex Wawro thinks you should play it.

Scoring Sanctuary: The Sound Design Of Diablo III

We chat with Andrea Toyias and Joseph Lawrence from Blizzard Entertainment about what went into making every shout, swing and smashing barrel in Diablo III sound just right.

Why Ouya Is Making A Killing On Kickstarter

The open-source Android-powered gaming console Ouya is the fastest-growing Kickstarter campaign in history. Here's why.