Sam Machkovech

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Thumbnail for - Glazer’s Camera Is Focused on the Future
Mar 1, 2014
As it prepares for a major two-year renovation, the 79-year-old photography store is prepping for a rebirth.
Thumbnail for - Microsoft’s Xbox 180
Nov 1, 2013
How the company pulled off an uncharacteristic reversal after alienating hardcore gamers with weirdly restrictive features on its new gaming console.
Thumbnail for - Breaking Down ‘Breaking Bad’
Aug 1, 2013
The web’s best analysis of the show about a meth-cooking chemistry teacher comes from a Microsoftie.
Thumbnail for - Inside the Seattle Interactive Media Museum
Mar 20, 2013
How the plucky video game archive extended a one-month engagement at Seattle Center to an ongoing affair.
Thumbnail for - Inside Gabe Newell’s Downloadable Software Empire
Jan 23, 2013
As Valve Software’s cofounder is inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences hall of fame, we look back at how he changed the way everyone consumes media.
Thumbnail for - Last Night
Aug 3, 2010
The headliners at the Sunset Tavern last Saturday, a quartet of 50-somethings, sounded like lifelong rock stars. And, as it turns out, they were.
Thumbnail for - Beer Week!
May 13, 2010
Last month, Washington State lawmakers pushed an initiative to tax beer from breweries that produce more than 60,000 barrels a year. Fine by me! Tax the goofy hipsters who settle on out-of-town...
Thumbnail for - Last Night
Apr 17, 2010
Last night, I watched some of Seattle's most successful geeks face off in a 14-man ping-pong showdown. Penny Arcade, the hometown gaming empire responsible for the Child's Play charity and the...
Thumbnail for - Xbox Christmas. Believe the Hype.
Apr 15, 2010
I'm silly about Microsoft's new motion-sensing gizmo coming to the Xbox 360 this Christmas season, but it's been a pain getting friends to understand my excitement. So far, Project Natal (not the...
Thumbnail for - The Most Elegant Netflix Ever
Apr 13, 2010
Until someone releases a toaster that streams movies, I can't really say Netflix works on every gizmo on the planet. But it sure feels that way. Yesterday, the long list of TiVos, Blu-ray...
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