About Ivan B.

Ivan B. is a web editor at Newegg and contributor to the Unscrambled blog. He writes about the culture of technology and how it impacts our past, present and future. You can follow @xivanb to get in touch.

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The 5 Best Labor Day Deals from Newegg You Don’t Know About

For 132 years, Americans have been celebrating Labor Day in honor of all the accomplishments workers have achieved for our great nation. It’s a time to gather with your friends and family, enjoy the last days of summer, and spend the weekend thinking about anything but labor. It’s also time to save money with Newegg. […]

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Will Smartwatches Help Make Tablets the Next Great Gaming Platform?

Tablets have played a major role in the mobile ecosystem ever since the Apple iPad was released in 2010. But as smartphone screens got larger, the public’s interest in tablets also shrank. And now that tablet sales have been diminishing in recent months, manufacturers are trying to figure out ways to re-spark consumer’s interest in […]

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3 Reasons Why Newegg Now Accepts Bitcoin in Canada

There’s no denying Newegg shoppers are among the most tech-savvy on the Internet. For nearly 15 years, our customers have been at the forefront of technology and have allowed us to help them build the computer systems of their dreams. As our company grew over the years, it was these loyal shoppers who helped us […]

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“Kill Switch” Legislation May Deter Smartphone Theft (At Least Some of It)

California recently passed a law that requires smartphone manufacturers to install a “kill switch” on their smartphones. While this may deter some criminals, it still may not be enough to stop them completely. How can you protect yourself?

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All Aboard the Newegg Express: Tomorrow’s Tech Delivered Today

Online shoppers have been demanding faster shipping and we’re responding with same-day delivery service.

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Trending This Week in Social Media: Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Sobrr, and Flywheel

Social media is a necessary evil of the 21st century. Without having at least one profile on the Internet, it’s almost impossible to keep track of what your friends and family are up to. Some people may argue that they can do without it – and maybe they can – but social media companies are growing more powerful each and every day.

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New Diablo Figurine Exclusive to Newegg for One Weekend Only, Start Your Collection Today!

Newegg is the exclusive retailer of the Diablo Shadow Clone figurine this weekend and many collectors will want to get their hands on one. What makes these toys so collectible?

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HTC Wants You to Switch to a Windows Phone

The HTC One (M8) is now available in a Windows Phone edition and many people are wondering why. The reason may be simpler than you think.

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Recap: Install THIS! Build Challenge #1

Last Friday, Newegg TV hosted their first ever Install THIS! Build Challenge at Newegg’s City of Industry Hybrid Center. A hearty group of loyal Newegg customers were in attendance – with one dedicated fan driving all the way from Victorville, Calif. – for their chance to win a SONY PlayStation 4 and Seagate SSHD. GameCrate and Unscrambled were on hand […]

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The Five Tech Articles You Don’t Want to Miss This Week: Smartphone Edition

It’s 2014 and owning a smartphone is no longer a luxury – it’s a necessity. We live in a mobile world and those that aren’t able to be constantly connected to it are missing out on one of the greatest technological achievements in our lifetime. Never in the history of mankind has it been so […]

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