Category Archives: Technology

‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Adds Mexico Level; Sombreros and Guitars Galore, so Yay! ūüá≤ūüáĹ

Some people are really losing their sh*t over Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo’s upcoming game for the Nintendo Switch set to release in October. The reason? Among the challenges to be faced by our cute mustachioed friend is a new “Mexican … Continue reading

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Want to Brush up on your Spanish? CamSoda’s Hot Girls and Live Webcams Are here to Help

Working in tech has its perks, including¬†getting outrageous pitches in your Inbox that will make you go WHAT?! Enter, Camsoda, a new entertainment/webcam platform that prides itself of being “the¬†first-ever adult language-learning service that combines multilingual cam models and cutting … Continue reading

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Shazam Joins Cinco de Mayo Bash, Because Tequila!

It’s too¬†early to start talking¬†about Cinco de Mayo, right? WRONG! Shazam, the app that lets you identify and discover songs from a mobile device, is already working on a super duper plan to join the Cinco de Mayou fiesta! The … Continue reading

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Sprint Revives Locom√≠a in Latest Campaign, Because Everybody Wants the 80s Back

I don’t know about you, but I spent a pretty good chunk of my youth dancing like a maniac to the ridiculous tunes of Locom√≠a, the Spanish 80s pop band formed by four flamboyant fashion students who wore makeup, outrageous … Continue reading

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Apple Picks Mexico City to Showcase AirPods, Because CDMX is ‘Muy Cool’

Apple has launched its first commercial for its not-yet-widely-available¬†wireless earbuds (aka AirPods.) And what better way to show how cool something is than by having a freestyle dancer roaming my birth city while listening¬†to music? There are several things that … Continue reading

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‘El Risitas’ is Back to Explain Apple’s Obsession with Dongles

Spain’s treasure Juan Joya Borjas (aka El Risitas) jumped to geek fame¬†a year ago¬†when he “helped explain” the truth behind¬†the design of the 2015 MacBook. One year later…¬†El Risitas is back, this time¬†with a beautifully crafted explanation of how dongles … Continue reading

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Everything is Better in Spanish, Including ‘Orange Is the New Black’ [Feat. Soraya Montenegro]

The rumors were true — and the wait is over. Soraya Montenegro, the¬†evil stepmother of Mexican telenovela Mar√≠a la del Barrio, has finally ended up where she belongs: In prison. More specifically, Litchfield Penitentiary. ¬°S√≠, se√Īor!¬†Montenegro (played many years ago … Continue reading

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