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Less Internet, Please Less Internet, Please

Remember when surfing the web was a treat? A delicacy almost. You’d fire up the whatever-kilobaud modem and start the pay-per-minute meter running and read about politics on Salon or whatever. A fun time. That’s no longer the case, and I’m honestly rotting from overexposure to the online.

The 10 Best Slow-Mo Videos The Slow-Mo Guys Have Ever Done The 10 Best Slow-Mo Videos The Slow-Mo Guys Have Ever Done

Everything looks better in slow motion. Especially cocking about with your mates while making massive explosions. The Slow-Mo Guys on YouTube have millions of subscribers and loads of great slow-motion videos, but which ones are best? Here’s our top 10.

The original streaming box is being put out of its misery; Microsoft's MSN TV—née WebTV—is shutting down at the end of September. It will be missed, but not too much, because no one has used it in at least a decade. [AllThingsD]

Retailers Are Returning Google TVs Because the Apps Suck Retailers Are Returning Google TVs Because the Apps Suck

First, let's state the obvious: Google TV has awesome potential for music fans, as well as anyone else with a clear motivation to use electronics.

Now Microsoft Is Making a Set-Top TV Box?

Not content to sit back while Apple, Google, Roku, Boxee et.al. wade the murky waters of internet television, Microsoft will show off a Windows-based connected TV box at CES this year, according to the Seattle Times.

Zombie love triangle episode of "Universal Dead" Zombie love triangle episode of "Universal Dead"

If you weren't already watching web series Universal Dead, this freaky new episode starring Doug Jones as a jilted mad scientist will suck you in. Zombie science soap opera WTF! [via Spatter Television]

A Litl Box Wants to Turn Your TV Into an Actually Good Web Browser A Litl Box Wants to Turn Your TV Into an Actually Good Web Browser

This is the touchscreen remote for the Litl TV box, which aims to go where no man has gone before (since 1998): To turn your TV into a legit web browser with a new generation of web apps.

A Google TV Set-Top Box is Coming A Google TV Set-Top Box is Coming

We knew vaguely that Google was looking toward the living room, but the NYTimes has the details on Google TV, an ambitious platform to deliver web content to Android-based set-top boxes and TVs through partnerships with Sony, Intel, and Logitech.

Zombie Clones And Holy Aliens Build A Bridge From Web To TV Zombie Clones And Holy Aliens Build A Bridge From Web To TV

An online anthology series, in the mold of Twilight Zone or Outer Limits, is the latest online science fiction show to make the leap from the web to cable TV. Stranger Things will appear on cable channel Illusion On-Demand, which already picked up web series Venus Rises. The show follows ordinary people as they…

Class War Between Mars And Venus Class War Between Mars And Venus

A new web TV show could pick up where Firefly left off, telling gritty stories of class warfare on human colonies. Venus Rises is filming now in New Jersey. Four episodes will be available next year on national video-on-demand cable channel Illusion TV as well the show's own site. One glance at the first episode's…

...So Why Were You Reading Gizmodo? ...So Why Were You Reading Gizmodo?

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