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Roku 3, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition.

A Closer Look: Stream-Box Gaming is a Mixed Bag

By Ron Harris | Sep 30
As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that streaming TV devices start nudging into gaming territory.

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Roundup: Top 5 Ridiculous Comments From Values Voter Summit

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
Sarah Palin's 1400 Pennsylvania Ave gaff wasn't the only stupid thing said at the Values Voter Summit podium this week. Here's our round-up of the top 5 anti-gay statements.

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Christian Rewrites 'Harry Potter' So Kids Don't 'Turn Into Witches'

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
Worried that reading the popular 'Harry Potter' series will turn her children into witches, a Christian mother has rewritten the popular books with less spells, more prayers and a straight Professor Dumbledore.

For Some Gays Abroad, Social Networking Poses Risk

By David Crary | Sep 30
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse.

Nightcap

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30
This Blu-ray release serves up Chabrol's masterpiece with a crisp remastering, and offers an essay by film writer Peter Tonguette. Tart and dark, this is a delectable thriller.

Chicago: Sleep, Eat & Drink Art

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 30
Chicago's 227 square miles may seem daunting, but when you start to explore the unique neighborhoods block by block, you'll discover that "nice" should never be underestimated.

Jeffrey Tambor as Maura in "Transparent"

Jill Soloway & Jeffrey Tambor :: The 'Transparent' Experience

By Fred Topel | Sep 30
The new series "Transparent" is Amazon's bid to break into the competitive web series market. It will likely turn heads in its story of a 70-year old prof who tells his family he's trans. EDGE spoke to series creator Jill Soloway & star Jeffrey Tambor.

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5 Facials (and More) for Fall

By Ian Michael Crumm | Sep 30
From refreshing facials and foot treatments to being surrounded by chocolate scents, EDGE offers up some of the coolest services to fulfill (soon to be) wintery blue needs.

Ghostbusters 1 & 2

By Kevin Taft | Sep 30
The answer to "Who you gonna call?" has arrived, and that would be your local retailer to find out when you can pick up the latest anniverary releases of "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II" on Blu-ray!

Grave Halloween

By Ken Tasho | Sep 30
With no special features on the DVD and a tepid movie presentation, this is one horror tale that should be overlooked.