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The man who voices Mario has the perfect Instagram account

So, last week I advised Instagram-users to just give up on Instagram because Nathan Fielder had won the non-existent competition for best Instagram account ever. If you manage to slyly sneak pictures of old, naked men into your seemingly innocent Instagram posts, that’s a win in my book. Not sure what that says about me. However, thanks to Reddit I have discovered Charles Martinet’s Instagram account, and it’s safe to say he has given Nathan Fielder a run for his money.

Vimeo continues funding original content

Vimeo is continuing to pump money into its own original series High Maintenance. The first 13 episodes of the series were released last year and now, an additional six will be coming. Unlike the first part of the series, the new episodes will cost an unspecified amount and will be available through Vimeo on Demand.

HBO shows reach Amazon Prime Instant Video

They may not be the most recent or the most popular TV shows but a partnership with HBO is providing Amazon Prime customers with access to a portion of HBO’s content library. Shows like The Wire, Eastbound & Down, and Treme will be available on Prime Instant Video which is offered as a part of Amazon Prime.

Hot Presidents’ Day Electronics Deals

We’re in the office today, but we hope you are one of those lucky Americans with the day off. So we figured, why not bring you some links to today’s best electronics deals on the internet?

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4K Ultra HD Finally Gets What It’s Been Missing: Porn

If you’ve been thinking of making the leap to a 4K Ultra HD TV but you’ve been worried about your pornography’s resulting resolution, fear not! I mean what good is phenomenal resolution without, well, porn? In the past, it’s always porn that brings new technological developments to the next level. Why do you think the internet is so popular? Think about it.

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CES 2014 Rumor Roundup [UPDATED DAILY]

We’ll update this section each day with the latest CES 2014 rumors. As with all rumors, take these with a grain of salt. Heard something? Say something! Let us know about the rumors you’ve heard at jpaone at napco.com and if they check out we’ll publish your social media account or blog as a source! more »

RetroTell: 1977 Sony Betamax Sales Training Video Features Lots of Brown

Sony knew it had to educate the consumer about this bonkers new technology, especially at the retail store level. So it developed this sales training video which features shag carpeting, awesome hairdos, awkward conversation, and, in keeping with the times, lots and lots of variations on brown.

Silicon Image MHL Solution to Enable 4K Ultra HD Streams from Mobile to TVs

What’s MHL? It’s a connectivity standard that enables HD and 4K video and gaming content on a mobile device to play on a large screen display. Bonus: MHL charges the mobile device. And it’s all done via micro-USB.

8 Things We Hope to See at CES 2014

Every year around the holidays, I start to get an anxious feeling. My mind and body instinctively know deep down what’s coming shortly after New Year’s Day: another grueling trek to (and, shudder, within) Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

DISH Network Loaning iPads to Select Southwest Flights

Want something to watch on your next flight? DISH Network and Southwest are continuing their partnership by offering iPad 2 loans on selected flights. If you board a Southwest flight at Chicago-Midway International Airport (MDW), Denver International Airport (DEN) and Oakland International Airport (OAK), you’ll be able to check out a free iPad for the more »

5 Technology Trends to Watch for 2014 from CEA

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), which is the trade association/lobbying group for the electronics industry, as well as the organization that brings us the epic Consumer Electronics Show (CES) every January, today released its 2014 edition of Five Technology Trends to Watch. So what’s CEA have its eye on? Simply put, the Internet of Things (IoT). The more »

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VIZIO Delivers Its Second Stream Player with Co-Star LT

VIZIO has, over the past several years, become a highly influential HDTV brand in the U.S., as well as one of the leading purveyors of smart TVs. Now the upstart manufacturer is adding to the increasingly crowded streaming media player market with its second such attempt to “smartify” traditional “dumb” HDTVs from itself and any more »