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Commenting On The Future Of Comments

By Spencer . January 19, 2009 . 11:25am

Some of you may have already caught on to this, but we revamped the commenting system at Siliconera over the weekend.   I’ve been meaning to introduce advanced features like profiles and avatars in the comment system for a long time. However, I liked Siliconera’s open comment system where anyone can leave a comment without […]

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RARRGH! Here Comes Dinosaurs And Hiragana

By Spencer . January 11, 2009 . 9:45am

We have a new game, a proper follow up to Dinosaurs and Katakana. As the name suggests Dinosaurs and Hiragana mixes hiragana training with dinosaur shooting, but that’s not all! Kanji training is also part of the game!   Get far enough into Dinosaurs and Hiragana and you enter word mode. Word mode sticks to […]

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A Toast To 2009

By Spencer . December 25, 2008 . 10:38am

Happy holidays everyone! Did you get anything good?   Thank you for reading Siliconera, leaving comments, and sending tips the support throughout the year. All of us here sincerely appreciate the support!   Things are slowing down so we’re shifting to a holiday schedule until after the new year when January kicks in. Siliconera will […]

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Dinosaurs and Katakana’s Secret Passwords

By Spencer . November 8, 2008 . 10:16pm

Thanks to everyone who has been playing Dinosaurs and Katakana and entered the contest we ran last month. The scores at the end were absolutely incredible! Seikoazn88 racked up 461,752,200 points and won the Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit grand prize package. CRIMExTHINK won Mana Khemia from the top ten lottery. Congrats to both of […]

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Thought – Siliconera the message board

By Spencer . March 15, 2008 . 8:16pm

I think the single most requested feature for Siliconera is opening up a message board. You know Siliconera once had forums, but they disappeared because they went unoccupied. That was then and this is now. I’m considering opening up forums again so we can have our own corner of the net to chat and interact […]

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Welcome change, welcome Siliconera 3.0 (update 2)

By Spencer . March 4, 2008 . 5:39am

Hi and welcome back to Siliconera! As I hinted to in the comments we were doing some redecorating and created a more functional layout. Let me highlight some of the changes in Siliconera 3.0.   Media Radar We’re launching Siliconera 3.0 with the Media Radar, but it is still a work in progress. Simply explained […]

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Answer: Same old Siliconera!

By Spencer . January 28, 2008 . 7:44pm

I want to thank everyone for the heartwarming comments in the “Question” post bumped below. I read through all of them (seriously all of them!), noted the suggestions and clearly heard the consensus: keep Siliconera the way it is. Again, thanks so much for the kind words and to all the new commenters/readers I hope […]

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Nintendo Wii cross comedy party in Santa Monica this Friday

By Spencer . June 19, 2007 . 7:16pm

Overtime, the comedy troupe who is behind the Nintendubs is having a show on Friday, June 22 at The Westside Eclectic @ 9PM. After a half hour comedy show the venue, including its big screen, is going to turn into a giant Wii party. Expect Wii Sports tournaments, Street Fighter II battles and Mario Kart […]

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Update: What’s going on with our videos

By Spencer . February 13, 2007 . 1:06am

Hey Siliconera followers, Spencer here and you might have noticed that some of our YouTube videos are offline. Without any warning our YouTube account was pulled and all of the video links are broken. While we’re trying to communicate with them we are actively looking at other solutions instead of relying on them to serve […]

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Welcome new writers!

By Spencer . January 27, 2007 . 5:42pm

Hey everyone Spencer here, the editor of Siliconera. Over the past two weeks we’ve brought aboard a handful of new and excellent writers to the site. Before we get to them I want to give a big thanks to our “classic” staff too who have been here for a while bringing original stories for you […]

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Contest: A Wii for you and a Wii for me

By Spencer . November 27, 2006 . 1:53am

01.02.07: Contest is CLOSED. Thanks for playing!   By now you probably noticed our “Clicks for Charity” banner. It’s a new part of Siliconera where we are going to be using the site to help make the world a better place. Right now all of the proceeds are going to the Mercy Corps. They provide […]

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Status: Server back online!

By Spencer . November 26, 2006 . 1:00am

Sorry for the downtime, but we have successfully migrated to our new server. Things might be a little spotty today (Sunday) while we iron out new features, but we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming! Also remember that surprise? It’s coming on Monday…

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Status: Server Maintenance

By Spencer . November 23, 2006 . 7:47pm

Hey everyone we’re going to be moving to a new server this weekend. Server permitting, new stories should be up by Sunday. On Monday we’re going to have a pretty big surprise and “Wii” know you’re going to like it. Hmm… did we make that too obvious? Until then, Happy Thanksgiving from all of us […]

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Join us on MySpace

By Spencer . October 22, 2006 . 12:15am

Hey loyal Siliconera readers! We started up a little MySpace group and want you and your friends to join. Over MySpace we’re going to post special announcements on how readers can participate in Siliconera events, get their thoughts posted online and get a first look at what we’re preparing for the future. We’re also going […]

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The after contest announcement: Siliconera Spotlight

By Spencer . June 21, 2006 . 7:01am

  All the clues on the site were leading up to Siliconera Spotlight, a brand new channel that will air every Friday. Spotlight is all about showcasing people’s creative talents like indie video game designers, people who spend hours on making an awesome costume, pro gamers and the people behind all of those interesting YouTube […]

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Mystery Contest! Can you figure out what we’re doing?

By Spencer . June 11, 2006 . 12:10pm

Hey there Siliconera crew! In less than two weeks we’re going to announce something big, but we aren’t going to tell you guys and gals just yet. We want to see if you guys can figure out what is going on. Everyday until we present the surprise we are going to place a clue on […]

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