Posts by Anne Pomeroy


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Prostitution. Not funny.

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Recently a bit of controversy erupted over a video interview Handshake did with Jonathan Crowley. The video was originally posted on this site almost two weeks ago and Gizmodo picked it up on Tuesday.

The first part of the video was supposed to be a tongue-and-cheek foursquare application pitch. However, it seems Jonathan Crowley and the people at foursquare were concerned the joke about a hooker application was not much of a joke at all.

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The Nintendo Cure-All

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Turns out those countless hours spent playing video games serve a purpose after all.

At least, that’s the case in the United Kingdom, where doctors prescribed a daily dose of Nintendo to help a young boy overcome amblyopia, otherwise known as severe lazy eye syndrome.

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Original Pac-Man Sketches Released After 30 Years

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The original designs and sketches of the classic arcade game Pac-Man were recently unveiled at the Festival of Games conference in Holland.

The game is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and as part of the festivities inventor Toru Iwatani revealed his original plans in a scrap book before speaking at the conference.

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YouTube Editor Is No Final Cut

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Get ready to compile all the embarrassing dance moves you witnessed at a recent family wedding into one long video.

On Wednesday Google announced a new video editing tool for YouTube cleverly named YouTube Editor. The program allows users to edit their videos without any of the bank account-draining software sold at a Best Buy near you.

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Three Reasons The Bachelor: The Videogame Won’t Work

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As if the world of reality television wasn’t disturbing enough already, Nintendo Wii and Warner Brothers have partnered up for the July 2010 release of The Bachelor: The Videogame. Now, we at Handshake can think of a few TV shows and movies that made great video games. Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, Goldeneye […]

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Apple Topples Microsoft

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Apple surpassed Microsoft in market value on Wednesday, becoming the world’s most valuable technology company.

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