Digital Savant is Omar L. Gallaga's tech culture blog.
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In this week's Digital Savant column, we look at whether it's the end of the line for not only physical media but for some kinds of digital files as well.
A retail version of Wii U's 'Sports Club' and a revamped 'Oddworld' lead a slow week of video-game releases.
A reader asks whether a memory card-reading device can be used to store files on its own.
More intimate SXSW Interactive festival appears to hold steady in attendance and content for year two.
An Austin business owner uses her teaching experience to help people with their tech problems.
Indie game "Abyss Odyssey" and a "Magic: The Gathering" annual update lead this week's video game releases.
A reader asks whether slow Internet could be causing streaming problems for Netflix.
The annual RTX convention draws more than 30,000, film project sets Indiegogo record.
Groups in Austin to train and support women in technology fields have had strong growth in the last year, organizers say.
This week's new releases include "Sniper Elite III" and a PlayStation Vita version of "Child of Light" in video games.
Google rolls out new TV software (again?) at its I/O developer conference along with other innovations that take Android to new places.
A touring expo makes its first stop and Austin startups steal the show with virtual reality and new takes on old spirits.
New "Transformers" game and "BlazBlue" prequel "Xblaze Code: Embryo" are new in game releases this week.
By as early as July, texting addicts may have new emoji options.
Omar L. Gallaga writes about technology culture for the Austin American-Statesman. He was a technology correspondent for NPR's "All Things Considered," helping originate the All Tech Considered segment and blog.