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This page contains all the news items for the month of March 2006.

 




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End of Sony's PSP

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Sony PlayStation Portable's days as a hand-held movie-viewing device might be numbered ... Read more ...
Mar
31
2006



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Another Nero 7 Update

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Nero has released a small update to the Nero Vision and Recode applications of the Nero 7 suite concerning Nero Digital™ MPEG-4/ASP and H.264/AVC content ... Read more ...
Mar
30
2006



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Blu-Ray Launch on Time

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The disc's are coming but, what are you going to play them in? ... Read more ...
Mar
30
2006



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Panasonics First Blu-ray Disc Player

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Panasonic Blu-Ray disc player's availability and pricing ... Read more ...
Mar
30
2006



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Blurry Image for Blu-Ray and HD-DVD

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Most TVs sold in the past 3 years aren't capable of playing Blu-Ray or HD-DVD at their full resolution ... Read more ...
Mar
29
2006



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Report IE 7 Bugs

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Microsoft has announced the launch of a new site dedicated to public feedback for Internet Explorer 7 and future versions ... Read more ...
Mar
29
2006



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OEM's Will Get Vista First

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Dell and other OEM's will have Vista shipped to them to pre-install on their new PC's before Christmas ... Read more ...
Mar
29
2006



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DVD ReBuilder Update

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Version v1.09.2 is a bug fixing release, with various corrections made to correct the structure of the resulting copy. ... Read more ...
Mar
28
2006



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DVD+RW DL

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Reduce DVD+R DL coasters by using DVD+RW DL ... Read more ...
Mar
28
2006



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Whats New in DivX 6.2 ?

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Find out what's going to be added to DivX 6.2 before it goes final ... Read more ...
Mar
28
2006



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Dellienware ?

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Alienware™ & Dell™ merge together ... Read more ...
Mar
24
2006



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Download Games, Chat, Multi-Player

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Sony plans to launch its own online service with the PlayStation 3 ... Read more ...
Mar
24
2006



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Vista is a Memory HOG!

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Vista gamers need 2GB plus of memory ... Read more ...
Mar
24
2006






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PS3 Delays Won't Hurt Sells

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Why the Playstation 3 can't lose ... Read more ...
Mar
23
2006



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What is Microsoft up to Now?

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It might be a gaming device with multimedia playback features, thus challenging Sony and Apple ... Read more ...
Mar
23
2006



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Microsoft takes Advantage of PS3 Delay

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Two to three times as many Xbox 360 machines will be sent to retailers beginning this week for customers who decide not to wait for the PlayStation 3. ... Read more ...
Mar
22
2006



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Windows Vista Delay

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Windows Vista will release in the year 2007 says Microsoft ... Read more ...
Mar
22
2006



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Music Downloads to Play on Any Platform

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The French parliament has backed plans to give consumers more choice over music downloads from the internet. ... Read more ...
Mar
22
2006



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RIAA Loses

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RIAA is licking its wounds after losing a bid for unfettered access to the hard drive of an Oregon mother it's victimizing in a p2p file sharing case. ... Read more ...
Mar
22
2006



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Warner Bros. HD-DVDs

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Will HD-DVDs be 720p/1080i or perhaps 1080p? What about copy protection? Will they release Hybrid disc's? ... Read more ...
Mar
21
2006



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P2P Encourages Buying, not Piracy

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Studies still show that piracy is indeed a problem for the industry, it also shows that P2P users buy more music than is typically noted ... Read more ...
Mar
21
2006



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Ritek Sued For Counterfeiting Dye

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Ciba has filed a patent infringement suit in Germany and the Netherlands against RiTEK and its european subsidiaries ... Read more ...
Mar
20
2006



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Hack your Xbox 360

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A flaw in the Xbox 360 DVD firmware could allow someone to install custom firmware in the machine ... Read more ...
Mar
19
2006



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Blu-Ray will Work on Old TVs

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Got a older HDTV ? Sony says it will work with Blu-Ray ... Read more ...
Mar
19
2006



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First Look at HD-DVD Menu Screen

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Get a glimpse of the new possibilities you can get with HD-DVD menu ... Read more ...
Mar
19
2006



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New Virus

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How much are your documents worth? The virus encrypts your "documents" and then ask you to pay to get them back ... Read more ...
Mar
17
2006






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Vista is Blunt & to the Point

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Let Microsoft Vista tell you if your PC basically sucks ... Read more ...
Mar
16
2006



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Blu-Ray DVD's

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The HD-DVD/Blu-Ray players may be coming out in May but, where are the DVD's? ... Read more ...
Mar
16
2006



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Do Copy Protection Firms Encourage Piracy?

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Copy protection is not cool ... Read more ...
Mar
16
2006



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Sony Officially Delays Playstation 3

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Finally we get a month of the launch ... Read more ...
Mar
16
2006






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Game Downloads for PS3 ?

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This could indicate that Sony is hoping to provide a service for the PS3 similar to Nintendo's Revolution digital download system ... Read more ...
Mar
15
2006



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Finnish News Caught Using P2P

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The Finnish press caught warezing! ... Read more ...
Mar
15
2006



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8x Double Layer Media Now Available

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Verbatim has released their high speed 8x DVD+R Double Layer media manufactured as usual by Mitsubishi® Kagaku Media (MKM Media ID). ... Read more ...
Mar
13
2006



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No More TDK Media

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TDK will no longer make recordable CD's and DVD's ... Read more ...
Mar
13
2006



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NEC Reveals its HD-DVD Burner

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NEC recently developed an optical disc drive that can write to HD-DVD disc's ... Read more ...
Mar
13
2006



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Nero 7.0.8.2 Update

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Nero fixes some bugs in its Nero 7 software package and adds some new features ... Read more ...
Mar
11
2006



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Toshiba's Region-Free HD DVD Laptop

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First laptop with HD DVD hardware that is region free by Toshiba ... Read more ...
Mar
11
2006



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Microsoft's Version of the iPod

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Microsoft has unveiled its answer to Apple's iPod. ... Read more ...
Mar
11
2006



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12x DVD-RAM Media

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Mar
9
2006



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Samsung's 8GB Cell Phone

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The phone can play files in several formats including MPEG-4/H.264 video and MPEG-4 AAC, AAC+ and MP3 audio. ... Read more ...
Mar
9
2006



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Wanting a PS3 for Christmas in 2006?

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There is a slight chance the PS3 will be released before Christmas of 2006 but, don't get your hopes up ... Read more ...
Mar
9
2006



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Ricoh Makes Blu-Ray Recordable Media

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Ricoh Co., Ltd has developed recordable disks for Blue-ray Disk and HD DVD ... Read more ...
Mar
8
2006



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TDK Now Shipping Blu-Ray Media

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TDK announced that it is to begin shipping 25GB recordable and rewritable Blu-ray Disc (BD) media across Europe and will follow with 50GB media in April. ... Read more ...
Mar
8
2006



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France's Trying to Legalize P2P

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A bill that could legalize P2P in France is being debated ... Read more ...
Mar
8
2006



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LG DVD Player to Support Both Blu-Ray & HD-DVD

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LG has apparently abandoned plans to ship a Blu-ray DIsc player this Spring ... Read more ...
Mar
8
2006



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Phone Companies Complain About VoIP

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VoIP (Voice over IP) revolution has received a big boost from the biggest name in Internet networking, Cisco Communications ... Read more ...
Mar
7
2006



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Google Now Prefers AMD Over Intel

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Google known for their cozy relationship with Intel, has switched to AMD Opteron processors for its servers ... Read more ...
Mar
6
2006



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First HD DVD Multi-Reader

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The makes of NEC drives bring out the first HD DVD multi-reader ... Read more ...
Mar
5
2006



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Microsoft Extending Support for XP

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Plans to extend support for the Windows XP Home OS & Windows XP Media Center ... Read more ...
Mar
4
2006









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18X DVD Burner by Lite-On

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Lite-On plans to produce 18X DVD burners in the third quarter of this year ... Read more ...
Mar
2
2006



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Welcome to the "New" Digital Digest

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After 6 months of work, the "new" Digital Digest is now online and active. This re-design marks the biggest change to Digital Digest since its launch way back in 1999. For the first time in a long time, Digital Digest is now a single, unified website with a unified design, completely database driven, searchable and hopefully, it will be an easier website to both use and maintain ... Read more ...
Mar
2
2006



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DirecTV to Offer Movie Downloads

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Download movies to your DVR using DirecTV ... Read more ...
Mar
2
2006



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Miflop Xtreme 16x DVD+R

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From the makers of Taiyo Yuden ... Read more ...
Mar
2
2006






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Sony to bow Blu-ray titles

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Find out the release date for Blu-Ray disc's ... Read more ...
Mar
1
2006



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MPAA Talks to Movie Industry

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MPAA tells movie industry they have come up with a idea to stop ... Read more ...
Mar
1
2006