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This page contains all the news items for the month of February 2009.

 

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New Deals & Freebies Section

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Find the latest bargains and free stuff for Blu-ray, games, software and more ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2009



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Get Cash for your Old Electronics

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Sell your old TVs, laptops, desktops, cell phones, for cold hard cash fast ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2009



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LG Stops Making Plasma TVs

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Rumor has it that LG will stop producing plasma TV screens to focus more on LCD production ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2009



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iPhone Gets CBS Shows for Free

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TV.com has launched an iPhone application that allows users to stream CBS' content over AT&T's mobile wireless signal ... Read more ...
Feb
28
2009



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XBOX Live Gets More Content

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Microsoft and NBC have come together to bring more movies and games to the XBOX Live service in a attempt to battle the uprising of Sony's PlayStation Network ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2009



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New Wii Controller

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Nintendo is coming out with a new Wii controller called the "Classic Controller Pro" that resembles the company's original Nintendo remote ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2009



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Panasonics DivX Certified HDTV

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DivX corporation announced today the first line of DivX certified HDTVs for Panasonic offering 1080p resolution ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2009



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Netflix Offers Streaming Only

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Netflix announced yesterday that it will be launching a new streaming service that offers customers a fixed ... Read more ...
Feb
27
2009



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PSN Getting Bigger than Xbox Live

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Sony's PlayStation Network has now reached 20 million accounts while Xbox Live has 3 million less ... Read more ...
Feb
26
2009



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Potential PS3 Price Cut

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Once again a rumor floats around that the PS3 will get a price cut of $100 to entice new customers ... Read more ...
Feb
26
2009



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Blu-ray Simplified

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Sony, Panasonic and Phillips have come together to simplify the licensing process for Blu-ray, DVD, and ... Read more ...
Feb
26
2009



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Hot Blu-ray & HD DVD Deals

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Feb
25
2009



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Is the PS3 Still the Best Blu-ray Player

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It held the crown as the best Blu-ray player for the longest time but does it still hold true today ... Read more ...
Feb
25
2009



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Vudu Offers HD Movies

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The on-demand movie provider is now offering over 1,400 high definition movies for download for only $13.99 ... Read more ...
Feb
25
2009



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Control Your TV with Your Finger

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A 3D TV set that is controlled by finger movement is set to be debuted in Germany next month ... Read more ...
Feb
24
2009



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Circuit City Buyers Beware

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A Massachusetts couple got stuck with a shattered TV they paid $1,000 for from Circuit City ... Read more ...
Feb
24
2009



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TV Viewing At All Time High

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The average US television viewer now consumes 151 hours of TV per month including internet and mobile handset watching ... Read more ...
Feb
24
2009



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Netflix Streaming Only Package by 2010

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Netflix hopes to offer streaming only subscription plans by 2010 to further enhance the "Watch Instantly" feature ... Read more ...
Feb
24
2009



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Ginormous HDTV Coming to America

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Although the 82" LCD has a unknown brand name, the Japanese TV maker Honeywell has decided to debut the HDTV in America ... Read more ...
Feb
21
2009



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Video Game Law Over Ruled

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US courts gathered today to over turn a law about sales and rentals of violent video games to minors which restricts free ... Read more ...
Feb
21
2009



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Abusive XBOX Live Hackers

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After a large amount of complaints, Microsoft is investigating into gamers being booted off Xbox Live by hackers ... Read more ...
Feb
21
2009



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TVissimo Tracks Web Schedules Also

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TVissimo is a free and flexible search engine to quickly and easily find TV show schedules and online videos ... Read more ...
Feb
20
2009



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MPAA Drops Half the Charges

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Just two days into the copyright infringement case the prosecution has already dropped half the charges against PirateBay.org ... Read more ...
Feb
18
2009



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iPhone Card Counter Banned

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Regulators have been warning Las Vegas casinos about a card counting application used by iPhone owners to help count cards ... Read more ...
Feb
18
2009



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Star Trek Comes to Blu-ray

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The first six films of the popular STAR TREK film franchise are being released on Blu-ray May 12th, each packed full of ... Read more ...
Feb
18
2009



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Bill Gates Opens Retail Store

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Microsoft today announced that it hired Wal-Marts former exectutive to help them open thier own retail store ... Read more ...
Feb
17
2009



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Pirate Bay Trial Begins

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A detrimental file sharing case against PirateBay.org has started in Sweden to put four men behind bars ... Read more ...
Feb
17
2009



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Find Digital Shows

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CheckDTV.com is a new site that helps you find digital shows especially helpful after the digital transition happens in June ... Read more ...
Feb
17
2009



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YouTube Offline

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The Google owned video site plans to offer a selection of its videos to view offline ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2009



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Mitsubishi Halts LaserVue TVs

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Mitsubishi is having some "manufacturing" problems and has since decided to stop all production of LaserVue TVs ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2009



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Hard Economic Times for MTV & Paramount

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MTV & Paramount have both seen about a 70% loss in profits due to lack of DVD sales and decline in ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2009



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K-Lite Codec Updates to Version 4.6.2

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The K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and filters needed to play the most commonly used video formats ... Read more ...
Feb
14
2009



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Pioneer Warranties Still Valid

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Even though Pioneer has withdrawn from the Plasma TV market, they will still honor ... Read more ...
Feb
13
2009



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Free Legal P2P

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It took a little over a year but Qtrax, a free legal P2P service, has launched after signing deals with major music labels ... Read more ...
Feb
13
2009



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16GB iPhone Coming Soon

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Its being speculated that Apple may be coming out with a new model of the 16GB iPhone 3G ... Read more ...
Feb
13
2009



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Apple TV Upgrades Ahead

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What features are coming to Apple's set-top box that were suggested by a random survey to current set-top box owners ... Read more ...
Feb
13
2009



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Disney Takes Over for Dreamworks

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Walt Disney Studios said it will handle distribution and marketing of DVDs for DreamWorks films ... Read more ...
Feb
12
2009



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No More Plasmas

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Following in the footsteps of Pioneer, Vizio will also cease to make Plasma TVs to focus more on its LCD production ... Read more ...
Feb
12
2009



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Apples "Replay on-demand" Service Revealed

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Apple has been working on a new iTunes 8 feature that will allow customers to stream their purchases ... Read more ...
Feb
12
2009



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Total Access to Also Include Games

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Blockbusters "Total Access" gives you the convenience of renting movies or games online but allows you to choose how you ... Read more ...
Feb
12
2009



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HDMI Take Over

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More and more electronic makers are incorporating them into their devices such as DVD Players, Laptops, and even mobile devices ... Read more ...
Feb
11
2009



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PowerDVD, WinDVD, Nero and ConvertXtoDVD Savings - Updated 10 February

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Feb
10
2009



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ASUS's Slim Line DVD Writer

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Asus has revealed a slim and stylish DVD burner which sports vertical disk insertion, disc encryption, and ... Read more ...
Feb
7
2009



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Desktop 2.7 from TiVo Just Released

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TiVo has updated its Desktop software which allows videos to be shared between a user's TiVO DVR and PC or other networked devices ... Read more ...
Feb
7
2009



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DTV Officially Delayed

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The DTV Delay Bill was passed by the Senate today postponing the end of analog transmission from February 17th to June 12th ... Read more ...
Feb
6
2009



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Online Movie Watching Surges

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Netflix says over one million XBOX users watch movies through the streaming movie service ... Read more ...
Feb
6
2009



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TV & PC on Same Screen

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Silicon Mountain has debuted a new LCD TV-PC called the Allio Lite TV-PC that functions as an HDTV & PC simultaneously ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2009



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Win a Vizio 55" LCD HDTV

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"The Million Dollar Event" from Vizio runs from now until mid-August, with a 55-inch LCD HDTV going to a lucky winner each week ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2009



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FireFox 3.0.6 Now Available

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Firefox users were treated to a new version of the IE replacement browser today that fixed some security flaws of the previous version ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2009



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Online Game Downloads

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Amazon has just launched a new online video game store with over 600 downloadable games priced at $9.99 or ... Read more ...
Feb
5
2009



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Unstick that Pixel

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Learn how to fix that pesky stuck pixel in your new LCD / Plasma TV ... Read more ...
Feb
4
2009



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3D Porn in Hong Kong

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The adult entertainment industry is about to make the bold move into 3D realm of excitement ... Read more ...
Feb
4
2009



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Microsoft Fixes HDMI Audio

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Microsoft fixes a bug in "The New XBOX Experience" that left users with no audio if they were connected to the TV with a HDMI cable ... Read more ...
Feb
4
2009



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Classic Movies Come to Blu-ray

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Click here to see your favorite classic movies like Pretty Woman or The Rock are coming to Blu-ray this month ... Read more ...
Feb
3
2009



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Netflix & HBO

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Netflix is giving users the opportunity to pay more for "premium" exclusive content from networks like HBO ... Read more ...
Feb
3
2009



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AutoGK Updates to Version 2.55

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AutoGK is a integrated package for DVD to DivX/XviD encoding, designed for novice users ... Read more ...
Feb
3
2009



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Firmware HQ Launched - New Firmware Download Site

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Firmware HQ (FirmwareHQ.com) is a new website that allows you to download the latest firmware for your CD, DVD, HD DVD and Blu-ray drives ... Read more ...
Feb
2
2009