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

 

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Netflix Increase Blu-ray Rental Fee

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A mere six months after Netflix tells its customers that can rent Blu-ray disc for a $1 more, the company decides to up the fee $10 ... Read more ...
Mar
31
2009



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Average Person Stares at Screens 8.5 Hours

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According to a new study by New York Times, the average American spends 8.5 hours a day watching some form of a screen ... Read more ...
Mar
31
2009



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California to Ban Large HDTVs

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The California Energy Commission is proposing to ban the sale of TV sets that do not meet new efficiency standards ... Read more ...
Mar
31
2009



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Samsungs New "Edge-Lit LED TVs"

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Samsung is going even greener by announcing the pass production of edge-lit LED backlighting TVs ... Read more ...
Mar
31
2009



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BitTorrent Set-Top Box Coming in April

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The HD-enabled BitTorrent set top box from Myka begins shipping in the second week of April ... Read more ...
Mar
29
2009



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New YouTube Features Announced

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YouTube has announced a number of changes to its website and is promises to keep its user in mind in regards to what is going on ... Read more ...
Mar
29
2009



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Disney May Join Hulu

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Walt Disney is talking about joining Hulu in exchange for adding ABC programming to the NBC Universal programming ... Read more ...
Mar
29
2009



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Blockbuster Teams up with TiVo

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Blockbuster will bring its movie-download service straight to your TV thanks to a recent deal with TiVo and their time shifting DVRs ... Read more ...
Mar
26
2009



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Logitech's PS3/Blu-ray Remote

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Logitech has plans to release a new adapter that will be compatible with Harmony remote to control the PS3 and ... Read more ...
Mar
26
2009



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Downloadable Games for the DSi

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Nintendo is trying to jump on the digital distribution train by offering downloadable games for the popular DSi which will be available in mid April ... Read more ...
Mar
26
2009



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Gaming-On-Demand is Coming to a TV Near You

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OnLive will be launching a On-Demand gaming service later this year that would bring you subscription type games without the need for a XBOX or Play ... Read more ...
Mar
25
2009



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Netflix & Facebook Come Together

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Netflix will be mixing its media with the popular social networking site Facebook in hopes to propel its online DVD rental service ... Read more ...
Mar
25
2009



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Zeevee releases HTPC Movie Browser

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The Zinc movie browser was built off Mozilla's browser technology and focuses primarly on accessing internet movie content ... Read more ...
Mar
25
2009



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Alternative to Picked Over Video Stores

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If your tired of your local movie store always being picked over before you get there, try your local library ... Read more ...
Mar
24
2009



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Move over iTunes HD...Amazon VOD is Here

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Amazon is preparing to sell HD TV downloads for as little as $2.99 in hopes to battle with iTunes HD downloads ... Read more ...
Mar
24
2009



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Warner Offers Film Archive to Customers

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Warner will supply you with a list of classic films from its huge archive to either Manufacture-On-Demand (MOD) or download immediately ... Read more ...
Mar
24
2009



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DIKO Updates to Version 2.47

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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 ...
Mar
22
2009



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103" Plasma TV for $130,000

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The BeoVision 4-103 is powered by an oversize HD 1920×1080 resolution plasma panel and motorized floor stand ... Read more ...
Mar
21
2009



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SpiralFrog Goes Under

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The ad-supported music site shuts down as it sinks farther and farther in to debt ... Read more ...
Mar
21
2009



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March Madness On-Demand

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CBS announced traffic to its March Madness On Demand service increased 56% from last year ... Read more ...
Mar
21
2009



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Samsung's Very Own Movie Store

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Samsung has also jumped on the VOD bandwagon by launching its very own movie download store that will allow consumers to purchase movies and TV shows ... Read more ...
Mar
20
2009



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Rent or Buy HD from iTunes

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Apple announced today that the iTunes store will now give customers the ability to purchase and rent box office favorites in HD ... Read more ...
Mar
20
2009



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IMDb Streaming Video

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IMDB.com has begun streaming free movies and television episodes for users in the United States ... Read more ...
Mar
19
2009



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MovieFlix Starts a Subscription Service

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MovieFlix became the latest movie rental service to reveal a revised subscription program ... Read more ...
Mar
19
2009



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AMD Releases New Catalyst Drivers

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A new group of Radeon video drivers has just been released by AMD that boosts performance and fixes ... Read more ...
Mar
19
2009



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PSP Comic Book

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A new video from Sony suggests plans to mold the PSP into a modern age comic book ... Read more ...
Mar
18
2009



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Valve Gets In-Game Downloads

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Valve announced today that its game delivering software, Steam, will now support in-game downloads ... Read more ...
Mar
18
2009



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Vudu Opens Pandora's Box

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If your a user of the Vudu HD video-on-demand you can now enjoy Pandora's internet radio service ... Read more ...
Mar
17
2009



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Hidden DRM in iPod Shuffle Found

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A group of individuals have found a mysterious chip inside the headphones and believe that it might be Apples attempt at some form of DRM ... Read more ...
Mar
17
2009



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PowerPlay Service from Movie Gallery

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In an attempt to bring itself back from the dead, Movie Gallery tries out a new plan that allows you to buy Movie Gallery points redeemable for movies and games ... Read more ...
Mar
17
2009



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DivX Codec Updates to Version 7.1

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DivX 7 is the next generation of DivX technology allowing you to create and play full HD videos ... Read more ...
Mar
13
2009



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True High-Definition Video from TV.com

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TV.com announced today that it is beta testing streams in full 1080p high-definition to rival Hulu, Veoh, & Joost ... Read more ...
Mar
13
2009



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Movie Service for the Wii

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A recent interview with a Lionsgate representative hinted that Nintendo may be getting ready for a online movie store for the Wii ... Read more ...
Mar
13
2009



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Magic Wand for Apple TV

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Apple has been tinkering around with a wireless remote wand for its Apple TV system that acts much like a computer mouse ... Read more ...
Mar
13
2009



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TV Bundle to Include Delivery & Hook-Up

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Best Buy's latest promotion offers you free delivery and hookup of your new TV when you buy a TV 32" or bigger and they will also haul off your old one ... Read more ...
Mar
12
2009



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Panasonic Emphasizes on Connectivity

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Panasonic revealed a new line of web-enabled Blu-ray players that can connect to Amazon's video-on-demand service ... Read more ...
Mar
12
2009



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Sony & NBC Cut a Deal

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Sony’s PlayStation Network is getting more content from NBC Universal today to its already large library available to purchase ... Read more ...
Mar
11
2009



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Hitachi Pleads Guilty in Price Fixing

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Hitachi this afternoon has agreed to pay $31 million in fines for its role in a price fixing scheme involving LCD display panels ... Read more ...
Mar
11
2009



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XBOX 360 Elite Becomes Limited Edition Model

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Rumor has it that Microsoft is about to take the top-of-the-line Xbox 360 Elite and make it a limited edition model ... Read more ...
Mar
11
2009



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HD iPlayer Coming Next Month

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The BBC's streaming and VOD service joins the rest in the realm of high definition and all its glory ... Read more ...
Mar
10
2009



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HDTV Prices Increase

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The average price for a HDTV increased more than 10 percent in February ... Read more ...
Mar
10
2009



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24X DVD Burners

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Sony & Lite-On have both come out with a DVD burner that burns at a warp speed of 24X for a fast effective way to backup ... Read more ...
Mar
10
2009



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Donate Your Unused DTV Coupons

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If you ordered an extra DTV coupon or you broke down and upgraded that old TV instead, donate your unused ... Read more ...
Mar
6
2009



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Microsoft Lowers XBOX Live Price

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Microsoft hopes to lure in more customers or have members upgrade to the Gold account by offering a $10 discount ... Read more ...
Mar
6
2009



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Trade in your Old Video Games

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Amazon.com has just come out with a used game trade-in program that allows consumers to trade in their old video games ... Read more ...
Mar
6
2009



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New VOD Service Out

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Although its currently in "Beta" mode, ZillionTV is working with content providers to deliver on-demand non-subscription videos streamed directly to your TV ... Read more ...
Mar
5
2009



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Sony Wants You to Have Electronic Money

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Sony's latest LCD televisions will come with electronic money that users can spend on downloading movies and TV programs ... Read more ...
Mar
5
2009



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HD Battle Again

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Move over Blu-ray, CBHD is coming to get you, in China that is ... Read more ...
Mar
4
2009



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New Wireless Blu-ray Player

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Sony is adding four new Blu-ray Disc™ devices to its lineup today, including a stand-alone player with Wi-Fi® capability for easy BD-Live™ access ... Read more ...
Mar
4
2009



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Amazon Goes On-Demand with Roku Player

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The Roku player has now added support for streaming videos from Amazon's Video On Demand service ... Read more ...
Mar
4
2009



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Warner Wants More Free Online Content

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Just days after selling themselves for $9 billion, Time Warner wants to make free content online more available to customers ... Read more ...
Mar
4
2009



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No More XBOX Support Says Microsoft

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Today Microsoft announced they would no longer offer support for the original XBOX rather a upgrade offer ... Read more ...
Mar
3
2009



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Radeon HD 4800 Price Lowered

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AMD is preparing to cut the prices on the HD 8750 and HD 4850 by $50 ... Read more ...
Mar
3
2009



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Flickr Goes HD

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Previously a feature for Pro users only, Yahoo's popular photo sharing site, Flickr, now supports HD video uploads ... Read more ...
Mar
3
2009



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Neweggs TV-A-DAY Extreme Giveaway

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Enter now for your chance to win 1 of 31 Samsung 52” HDTVs or the grand prize of a 63" Plasma and ... Read more ...
Mar
2
2009