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This page contains all the news items for the month of January 2010.

 

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Hulu Gets the NFL Network

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Fox/ABC/NBC have come together to bring you eight new shows from the National Football League’s dedicated channel, along with ... Read more ...
Jan
30
2010



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Amazon Still Rumored to Buy Netflix

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Although this rumor has been going around for nearly two years, analyst seem to think Amazon is looking into a Netflix acquisition...for real this time ... Read more ...
Jan
30
2010



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Hulu Pushing Towards the Mobile Market

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Hulu chief Jason Kilarmade made it clear that the TV streaming service will "embrace any device" and won't lock itself into ... Read more ...
Jan
30
2010



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2010 Catalyst Drivers Released

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AMD has released the first batch of Catalyst drivers this year complete with the usual round of performance improvements and ... Read more ...
Jan
29
2010



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Samsung's 3D Blu-ray Player Appeared on Amazon

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Samsung's 3D Blu-ray players were the big talk at CES this year and oddly enough, one appeared on Amazon today to pre-order ... Read more ...
Jan
29
2010



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UK Gets First Dedicated 3D Channel from Sky 3D

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The first live sporting event shown in 3D will be the soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester United ... Read more ...
Jan
29
2010



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Become Famous Thanks to YouTube

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Google has come to realize that YouTube is becoming a mini music service and has launched a new project called the Music Discovery Project and ... Read more ...
Jan
29
2010



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GeoHot Releases Full PS3 Hack

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GeoHot has released the PS3 exploit which hopefully will trigger other hackers into the PS3 hacking scene to exploit the gaming console even more ... Read more ...
Jan
27
2010



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Sling Player Mobile 2.0 Coming to a Phone Near You

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Sling Media has introduced an update to its Sling Player Mobile utility for smartphones running ... Read more ...
Jan
27
2010



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Sony Gives Motion Controller a Name

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Rumors are going around that Sony's official name for their motion controller will be Arc, thanks to a recently registered ... Read more ...
Jan
27
2010



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Proof of a Zune Phone?

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The latest confirmation was uncovered in the most recent Zune software update inside a .ini file which hints at a phone with a ... Read more ...
Jan
27
2010



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Oppo Blu-ray Player for Under $300

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Their new Oppo BDP-80 will play Blu-ray discs, DVDs, SACDs, MKVs, MP3s, and the best part is its ... Read more ...
Jan
26
2010



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Wii Classic Controller Coming in April

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The Classic Controller Pro, which was first released in Japan, has dual shoulder buttons and DualShock style grips and ... Read more ...
Jan
26
2010



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PS3 Finally Hacked

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The same kid who hacked the iPhone, George Hotz, has become the first person to hack the Sony PlayStation 3 to gain access to the entire system ... Read more ...
Jan
26
2010



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Microsoft to Change Current Point System

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Microsoft is looking into changing the way the MS point system displays its prices by actually including the equivalent ... Read more ...
Jan
22
2010



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YouTube Plays Around with New Video Player

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Google tries to make a bold step in the right direction by developing a new HTML5 supported video player ... Read more ...
Jan
22
2010



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Firmware 3.15 Causes Problems for PS3

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A whole slew of complaints, from bricked consoles to inoperable Blu-ray drives, started pouring in after people updated the PS3 firmware ... Read more ...
Jan
22
2010



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YouTube Dabbles in Independent Films

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YouTube announced today that it plans to partner up with the Sundance Film Festival to rent out popular independent films from the 2009 & 2010 film festivals ... Read more ...
Jan
22
2010



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Would You Pay for Boxee

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This summer Boxee will roll out a payment platform where users will be able to buy shows, movies, and channels with ... Read more ...
Jan
21
2010



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Sony Delays PS3 Motion Controller

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Sony has delayed the launch of the PlayStation 3 motion control device from originally this spring to the fall of ... Read more ...
Jan
21
2010



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LCD Makers Forsee Profits Rising

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The sales of LCD TVs are expected to rise considerably due to the important sporting events coming in the first half of 2010 such as ... Read more ...
Jan
20
2010



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Microsoft Working on New Smart Phone

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Rumors are floating around that Microsoft will showcase a Zune like smart phone based on Windows Mobile 7 within ... Read more ...
Jan
20
2010



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ESPN to Stream Live Sports

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I'm not sure how much longer Cable TV can compete with its online rivals as ESPN is thinking of streaming sports straight to Xbox Live ... Read more ...
Jan
19
2010



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Verizon Offers New More HD & Faster Speeds

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Verizon has unveiled a new bundle options that deliver up to 35Mbps upstream and downstream and 90 or more HD channels ... Read more ...
Jan
19
2010



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Latest Radeon HD Graphics Card to be Released Soon

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The latest graphics card by AMD, the Radeon HD 5830, is expected to go on sale February 5th for a rumored $239 ... Read more ...
Jan
19
2010



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TVersity Updates to Version 1.7.3 Beta

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The TVersity Media Server lets you manage your Internet and home media and create your personalized lineup of channels and serves this media to a multitude of networked devices in the home or on the go ... Read more ...
Jan
16
2010



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Brain Controlled TV

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Hitachi is working on a new brain operated device that allows users to control their TV and other devices with just thier ... Read more ...
Jan
15
2010



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Toshiba Announces New Blu-ray Products

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Today Toshiba announced several new Blu-ray embedded devices including two HDTVs and three Blu-ray recorders ... Read more ...
Jan
15
2010



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Wii Gets Netflix Streaming Capabilities

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Netflix and Nintendo are teaming up to bring Netflix’s streaming media service to the Nintendo Wii this spring ... Read more ...
Jan
14
2010



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Record OTA HD Channels with EyeTV One

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EyeTV One connects to your TV antenna and delivers live digital TV, straight to the computer display ... Read more ...
Jan
14
2010



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LG Introduces New Mini Media Hub

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LG has announced a new home entertainment multimedia hub, called the Art Cinema XF2, that can play back 1080p videos in MKV, H264, XviD and ... Read more ...
Jan
14
2010



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Rumor Has It...Third Times a Charm

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Rumors are flying around right now that Wal-Mart is yet once again going to try deliver movies and TV shows to its customers ... Read more ...
Jan
13
2010



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Entertainment Industry Pushing 3D Technology

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3D technology is nothing new and has been hyped up before but this year it dominated CES in Las Vegas with almost every TV maker promoting their new 3D devices ... Read more ...
Jan
13
2010



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Gaming Headphones Provide 5.1 Surround Sound

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Psyko Audio Labs announced and released its 5.1 Gaming Headphones for the PC at the end of 2009 but soon ... Read more ...
Jan
12
2010



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Blu-ray Ships with New iPhone Feature

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The new iPhone feature will allow you to watch special features simultaneously on another device, such as a iPhone or ... Read more ...
Jan
12
2010



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Windows Mobile Gets XBOX Live

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Xbox Live will be available on mobile phones soon and will be known as 'Xbox Live Games' ... Read more ...
Jan
12
2010



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New HDTVs & Blu-ray Players Pre-bundled with VUDU

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VUDU has taken a big lead ahead of its competitors by embedding its technology in to TVs made by LG, Mitsubishi, Samsung ... Read more ...
Jan
8
2010



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First 3D Movie on Blu-ray Coming in 2010

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Sony Pictures announced today that it will release 3D movies on Blu-ray starting this summer with the animated release "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" being the first ... Read more ...
Jan
8
2010



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More Powerful Nintendo DS in the Works

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Nintendo is working on a new DS handheld gaming system that will have better graphics as well as motion sensing technology that breaks ... Read more ...
Jan
8
2010



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Netflix Delays New Release Rentals

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Netflix has agreed to wait nearly one month before making newly released Warner Bros. movies available to rent to help ... Read more ...
Jan
7
2010



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LG Reveals CD Ripping Blu-ray Player

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The new LG Blu-ray player comes with a 250GB hard drive and can now rip your favorite music CD as well as ... Read more ...
Jan
7
2010



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DivX Launches New Internet TV Platform

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DivX announced today the launch of DivX TV(TM), a Internet TV platform that provides access to broad selection of ... Read more ...
Jan
7
2010



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DirecTV to Offer 3D Programming First

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DirecTV officially confirmed that they will be the first in the US to offer 3D TV ... Read more ...
Jan
7
2010



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LaCinema Mini HD Updated

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The Mini HD will be 802.11n compatible and an ideal candidate for streaming up 1080p video via its HDMI output connected to ... Read more ...
Jan
6
2010



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Boxee Box Shipping in Early 2010 for Under $200

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The Boxee Box delivers movies, TV shows, music, and photos from a user's computer, home network, and the Internet to ... Read more ...
Jan
6
2010



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Stream YouTube Videos to Your Friends

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Synchtube is kind of a combination YouTube and Ustream which allows you to enter a YouTube URL, open a private chat, then ... Read more ...
Jan
6
2010



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HD Video Conference Calls Coming to Skype

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If you have an HD web cam and enough bandwith, Skype will be offering 720p high-definition video conference calls in its new ... Read more ...
Jan
6
2010



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Turn Your iPhone into a Universal Remote

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With the help a $50 accessory, you too can turn your handy iPhone into a universal remote to control all of your home entertainment devices ... Read more ...
Jan
5
2010



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New Satellite Brings More HD Channels to Direct TV

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The increase in demand for HD content has spurred Satellite TV provider, DirecTV, to re-design their satellite dishes so they may offer ... Read more ...
Jan
5
2010



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Theater Viewing Higher than DVD Watching

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2009 marked the first year since 2002 that US population spent more to see movies in theaters than renting DVDs and watching them at home ... Read more ...
Jan
5
2010



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More Innovative Blu-Ray Players Coming Says LG

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LG Electronics teased reporters about initiatives its taking to further expand its interactive online features found in their Blu-ray players ... Read more ...
Jan
5
2010