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This page contains all the news items for the month of February 2008.

 

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First USB Blu-ray Drive

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Lite-On brings you the first external USB Blu-ray drive to use with your PC or laptop ... Read more ...
Feb
29
2008



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All Media is not Created Equal

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BitBurners did a in depth review of Maxell's 16X media and found out some interesting information ... Read more ...
Feb
29
2008



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Introducing Roxio DVD Copy 2.0

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New Roxio Easy DVD Copy™ 2 Premier lets you quickly copy movies to DVD, PSP™ and video iPod® ... Read more ...
Feb
29
2008



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Introducing Roxio Copy & Convert 3.0

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Roxio Copy & Convert 3 can copy, backup, and convert your favorite movies & music to play on portable media players, mobile phones, the web, CD, or DVD ... Read more ...
Feb
29
2008



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No Backwards Compatibility

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Rumors are surfacing that Sony is going to make a new 80GB PS3 bundle that will include the highly - anticipated Metal Gear Solid 4 ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2008



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Still Undecided

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DreamWorks pictures is not ready to support Blu-ray but, perhaps they have a good reason ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2008



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BurnAware Free Edition Updates to Version 1.2.8

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BurnAware Free Edition is a lightweight, extremely powerful and easy to use burning application for burning and mastering CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and HD-DVD media, which is suitable for both beginners and power users ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2008



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K-Lite Codec Pack Updates to Version 3.8.0

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The K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools for playing all popular movie formats and even some rare formats ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2008



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No Fast Forwarding

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ABC shows are going On-Demand, but there is a stipulation ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2008



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MGM on the XBOX

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MGM movies have started to appear on XBOX Live Marketplace, even in high definition ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2008



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Sony Sharpens it Claws

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Sony plans on buying LCD panels from its competitor Sharp in order to keep up with anticipated demand ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2008



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DVD Rebuilder (Freeware) Updates to Version 0.98.2

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DVD Rebuiler is a DVD backup tool for making high quality DVD backups ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2008



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RIP HD-DVD Add-On

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Microsoft said it will no longer manufacturer the XBOX 360 HD-DVD add on that allowed the user to watch high definition movies through the game console ... Read more ...
Feb
26
2008



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DIKO Updates to Version 2.3.5

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DIKO is a one click DivX/XVid to DVD/SVCD conversion tool that works with many other softwares to achieve the best quality and efficiency possible in this conversion ... Read more ...
Feb
26
2008



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Vista Codec Package Updates to Version 4.5.9

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Vista Codec Package takes the best codecs and settings and allows playback of DVDs and other movie formats in Windows Vista ... Read more ...
Feb
26
2008



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K-Lite Video Conversion Updates to Version 1.2.0

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This is a software pack containing three tools,a powerful video conversion tool, a DVD authoring tool, and a burn tool that allows you to create your own DVDs ... Read more ...
Feb
25
2008



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ConvertXtoDVD Updates to Version 3.0 RC6

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ConvertXtoDVD is a tool to convert and burn your movie files to a compatible DVD playable on any home DVD player ... Read more ...
Feb
25
2008



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You Have to Pay to Play

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In New Mexico, you have to pay more than everyone else ... Read more ...
Feb
22
2008



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Giving Everyone a Piece of the Pie

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Sony said it came to an agreement with interactive TV company Ensequence to license and re-sell its ... Read more ...
Feb
22
2008



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Full Support

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With all 6 studios now behind Blu-ray, let the good times roll ... Read more ...
Feb
22
2008



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How the Tables Have Turned

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Only a couple of days after Toshiba withdrew from the HD war between Blu-ray, they are now partnering up with Sony on the ... Read more ...
Feb
21
2008



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Exercise While You Play

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Nintendo bring your Wii fitness game ... Read more ...
Feb
21
2008



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Blu-ray VS HD-DVD

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The war isn't over, at least not for Blu-ray ... Read more ...
Feb
20
2008



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DVR Stats

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Find out when your DVR is used the most and what shows are recorded ... Read more ...
Feb
20
2008



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Sliced Apples

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Rumors are going around that the iPhone as well as the iPod touch are both getting price cuts ... Read more ...
Feb
19
2008



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BLU-BOX 360

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Fictitious statements are going around that the HD war is almost over, there is also a rumor that Microsoft is considering a Blu-ray add-on device to the XBOX 360 ... Read more ...
Feb
19
2008



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Blu-ray Wins the HD War

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Toshiba pulled the plug on HD DVD today announcing they would cease production and development of the HD format ... Read more ...
Feb
18
2008



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DAEMON Tools Updates to Version 4.12.1

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DAEMON Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator that is able to emulate nearly all known copy protections on the market today ... Read more ...
Feb
16
2008



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BurnAware Free Edition Updates to Version 1.2.6

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BurnAware Free Edition is a lightweight, extremely powerful and easy to use burning application for burning and mastering CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and HD-DVD media, which is suitable for both beginners and power users ... Read more ...
Feb
16
2008



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DVD2one Updates to Version 2.1.4

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A DVD to DVD+-R/RW backup tool that backups onto a single DVD-Recordable in 15-30 minutes, including movie-only backups or full backups, with audio remastering capabilities ... Read more ...
Feb
16
2008



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Stream Netflix Movies to your PS3/XBOX 360

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Netflix may be planning to extend its movie streaming services to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2008



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Stick to What You Know

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Apple has been rolling around the idea of getting its feet wet in the gaming department ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2008



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X Codec Pack Updates to Version 2.2.0 build 507 RC

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X Codec Pack is an small/essential codec pack for viewing/encoding movies ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2008



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Writers Strike May End Today

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TV and film writers may return to work as soon as tomorrow now that an agreement has been reached concerning new media ... Read more ...
Feb
13
2008



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HD-DVD Hanging on by a Thread

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Yet another player in the next generation DVD war has sided with Blu-ray...mostly ... Read more ...
Feb
13
2008



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Netflix Drops HD-DVD

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Netflix is switching exclusively to the Blu-ray format for high-definition DVDs following the move of 4 major movie studios ... Read more ...
Feb
12
2008



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Its Never to Early

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Even though the digital transitions of analog TV's isn't suppose to happen until 2009, Wal-Mart is already prepared for consumers by offering coupons for converters ... Read more ...
Feb
12
2008



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Samsung Sued Over Blu-Ray Players

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A Connecticut man has filed a lawsuit against Samsung over what he calls the "defective" Samsung BD-P1200 Blu-ray player ... Read more ...
Feb
12
2008



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ImgBurn Updates to Version 2.4.0.0

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ImgBurn is a freeware program that allows the recording of many types of CD/DVD images to recordable media and noted for its dual layer burning abilities ... Read more ...
Feb
11
2008



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Vista Codec Package Updates to Version 4.5.8

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Vista Codec Package takes the best codecs and settings and allows playback of DVDs and other movie formats in Windows Vista ... Read more ...
Feb
11
2008



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K-Lite Codec Pack Updates to Version 3.7.5

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The K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools for playing all popular movie formats and even some rare formats ... Read more ...
Feb
8
2008



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Perfect Combination

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Plextor, the leader of optical drives, has brought you the first DVD burner/Blu-ray/HD-DVD compatible drive ... Read more ...
Feb
8
2008



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How Low Can You Go

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Microsoft again lowers the price of the XBOX 360 HD-DVD add-on ... Read more ...
Feb
8
2008



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We Say NO MPAA

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Verizon tells Hollywood it will not filter to help the RIAA identify copyright infringer's ... Read more ...
Feb
7
2008



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Happy Anniversary

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Warner Bros. is celebrating it 85th year in business this year with DVD debuts of more than 50 restored classics and the release of a new five-hour documentary ... Read more ...
Feb
7
2008



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SUPER Updates to Version v2008.build.25

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SUPER © Simplified Universal Player Encoder & Renderer. A GUI to ffmpeg, mencoder, mplayer, x264, ffmpeg2theora & the theora/vorbis RealProducer ... Read more ...
Feb
7
2008



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Video DVD Maker Updates to Version 3.6.0.12

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Video DVD Maker is a authoring tool (freeware or shareware Pro version) that allows home movie enthusiasts to create CD/DVD disks in three clicks from captured video or import from most video formats ... Read more ...
Feb
7
2008



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BurnAware Free Edition Updates to Version 1.2.5 beta

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BurnAware Free Edition is a lightweight, extremely powerful and easy to use burning application for burning and mastering CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and HD-DVD media, which is suitable for both beginners and power users ... Read more ...
Feb
7
2008



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VOD Band Wagon

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Comcast, like several others, is jumping on board the VOD (Video on Demand) bandwagon that allows you to watch before ... Read more ...
Feb
6
2008



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More Memory

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The iPhone & the iPod Touch both received a memory upgrade to ... Read more ...
Feb
6
2008



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PowerDVD Ultra Updates to Version 7.3 Build 3730

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PowerDVD Ultra can playback HD DVD and Blu-ray movies on your computer, with support for Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, interactive content and more ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2008



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Home Entertainment Server

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Alienware has introduced its latest innovation, a 4TB home server, for all of your media needs ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2008



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Another One for Blu-ray

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Another player in the battle between HD-DVD & Blu-ray has gone exclusively Blu-ray ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2008



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Free VOD When You Buy DVD

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Cablevision Corp. & Popcorn Home Entertainment are going to bring you the first service that lets cable watchers watch new releases free on VOD when they ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2008



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Microsoft Offers Yahoo $44.6 Billion

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With Google being the top dog in search engines, Microsoft is hoping to narrow the competition by buying its rival Yahoo for $44.6 Billion ... Read more ...
Feb
2
2008



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No More DVR's for Dish Network

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TiVo takes Dish Network to court of their DVR and patent infringement and could possibly have DVR's cutoff from service ... Read more ...
Feb
1
2008



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More than Enough Room

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Wester Digital announced it will being producing a 320GB USB drive ... Read more ...
Feb
1
2008



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Pure Abandonment

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Dell has decided to close all 140 kiosks ... Read more ...
Feb
1
2008



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Your Wish is My Command

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Find out virtually anything about the movie, such as what kind of clothing their wearing to what song are the singing to and all of the answers are at the touch of fingertips ... Read more ...
Feb
1
2008