Jason CrossExecutive Editor, TechHive

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Jason has written professionally about technology and video games for almost 20 years. His goal in life is to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

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What we do (and don't) know about the new Xbox

Rumors are swirling ahead of Microsoft's May 21 unveiling of the next Xbox. Here's what we know now, and what we expect to learn.

The name of the next Xbox may be Xbox Fusion

Microsoft snapped up lots of domains related to the name Xbox Fusion, and they all redirect to the mail Xbox page.

Live Blog: Google I/O 2013 Keynote

Google will kick off its I/O conference on Wednesday, May 15 with a keynote that starts at 9 a.m. PT. Join us for our live coverage.

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Play This! Podcast: Starseed Pilgrim, YouTube videos, 80s TV, and The Sims

Even though a documentary about the fall of Detroit is super depressing, Carlos thinks you should watch it.

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Play This! Podcast: Monaco, Bravest Warriors, and the clothes they wear on TV

Carlos and Jason are joined by Alex Cocilova to talk about Monaco, Bravest Warriors, and the clothes they wear on TV.

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Sony DEV-50V binoculars let you capture 3D video of distant "subjects"

With a price tag of $2000, you have to be a pretty dedicated bird watcher (or peeping Tom) to justify buying Sony's nifty digital binoculars.

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Play This! Podcast: Bioshock Infinite spoilers and serial TV drama

Carlos, Jason, and Alex finally get to break down the whole ending of Bioshock Infinite. If you haven't finished the game, you'll want to skip most of this one.

10 features we want to see in the next Xbox

Scuttlebutt says the next Xbox's announcement is coming in late May. We drop a few ideas in the suggestion box.

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Games grow more social, ditch Facebook

GDC 2013: A growing trend among game developers shows everything becoming socially connected, but Facebook games drop out of favor.

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Play This! Podcast: Starcraft, Roku 3, Downton Abbey, Larry King Now, and Veronica Mars

It's a smorgasbord of online entertainment in this weeks' Play This podcast, from the Veronica Mars movie kickstarter to the reason why Downton Abbey is so good.

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Play This! Podcast: Netflix's series House of Cards

The gang has just about finished watching Netflix's new original series House of Cards, and they think it's pretty great.

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PlayStation 4: A few more details come to light

Despite running for two hours, Sony's press conference left a lot of unanswered questions about the PlayStation 4. A day later, we have a few more details.

Sony announces PlayStation 4, shows off cloud gaming features and more

In a lengthy presentation, Sony executives announced the PlayStation 4 and brought up several partners to demo games for the new console.

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Play This! Podcast: Ni no Kuni, Michel Gondry, and replacement knees

Carlos and Jason welcome Adolfo Foronda of Nerdstalker to the podcast. They discuss bionics, Michel Gondry, Ni no Kuni, Studio Ghibli, and UFC.

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Play This! Podcast: Temple Run 2, Archer, Portlandia, and Star Talk Live

Carlos and Jason are joined by fellow TechHive writer Armando Rodriguez to talk about all the stuff we're streaming and playing this week.