Jason CrossExecutive Editor, TechHive

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I have written professionally about technology and video games for my entire adult professional life - about 20 years. I am to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

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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.

CES Day Two wrap-up: Lemmy’s headphones, Stern’s tables, and cars that park themselves.

It’s day two of CES 2013, and the avalanche of tech continues unabated. See what made news in our video wrap-up.

Invisible Phone Guard protects your gear from rogue hammers and knives

New material used for protecting Air Force jets can now protect your phone or tablet.

Goal Zero Yeti 150 gives you several days of emergency gadget power (video)

Energy in an emergency is crucial, and the Yeti 150 can extend your backup reserves with an optional solar panel, making it a powerful ally when the lines go down.

The Fitbug Orb may be the best cheap fitness tracker on the market (video)

Fitbug aims to bring the cost of fitness trackers down with its Fitbug Orb tracker.

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Play This! Podcast: It's Christmas in heaven!

It's our holiday show! Our favorite holiday movies, music, and games that made lasting holiday memories.