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

 

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iPhone Killer

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RIM has developed some competition for Apple's iPhone ... Read more ...
Apr
29
2008



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Price Slashing

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iZ3D has been shipping 19" and 22" 3D monitors for awhile now at a grand a pop but prices are coming down quickly ... Read more ...
Apr
29
2008



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DS Downloads on the Wii

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Nintendo has announced that it will offer a new Wii Channel in May that will offer users the ability to download games directly to their DS ... Read more ...
Apr
29
2008



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Open Source HD Movie

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Orange open movie project is releasing its second open source movie May 15th ... Read more ...
Apr
26
2008



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Selling like Hot Cakes

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A new study states that the typical shelf life of a Nintendo Wii is one hour ... Read more ...
Apr
26
2008



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New iPhone to be Released

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A new 3G iPhone should be released June 9th coinciding with the Worldwide Developers Conference ... Read more ...
Apr
26
2008



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HDTV on the Rise

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Whether your using HD for gaming or sports, its becoming quite popular among consumers and the falling price of HD TV's doesn't hurt either ... Read more ...
Apr
25
2008



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FinalBurner Updates to Version 1.30.0.127

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FinalBurner is a freeware alternative to expensive CD and DVD burners ... Read more ...
Apr
25
2008



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DVD2one Updates to Version 2.2.1

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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 ...
Apr
25
2008



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What a Nice Gesture

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Microsoft is giving away hundreds of XBOX game consoles to children hospitals across the US that allows them to even have live interaction with one another ... Read more ...
Apr
25
2008



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DVD2one Updates to Version 2.2.0

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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 ...
Apr
24
2008



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HD Premium Charge

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Netflix raises the rental rate for Blu-ray disc, even though for the past 2 years it has been the same for DVD ... Read more ...
Apr
23
2008



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Gran Turismo 5 Teaser

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Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is just a glimpse of what GT 5 is going to be like but, a powerful glimpse it is with 5 tracks and over 60 cars ... Read more ...
Apr
23
2008



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Can't Go Home

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Sony announced today that it would be delaying the launch of its "Home" online service ... Read more ...
Apr
23
2008



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Futureware Update

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Microsoft released a firmware upgrade for the XBOX 360 to prepare it for some future upgrades ... Read more ...
Apr
22
2008



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New Ventures

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Paramount Pictures, MGM, and Lionsgate have joined together to distribute a premium television channel ... Read more ...
Apr
22
2008



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Enjoying the View

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Nintendo still reigns on high with the Wii and DS having top notch sales as usual but the game Super Smash Bros Brawl ... Read more ...
Apr
22
2008



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Universal Release

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Today Universal Studios announced that DVD and Blu-ray will have the same release date ... Read more ...
Apr
18
2008



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XP Codec Pack Updates to Version 2.3.7

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The XP Codec Pack is a collection of all the popular and frequently used codecs and filters ... Read more ...
Apr
18
2008



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Exercise for Fun

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Nintendo brings you a innovative pressure-sensitive Wii Balance Board plus Wii Fit to combine exercising and fun ... Read more ...
Apr
17
2008



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Xvid Codec Updates to Version 1.1.3 Stable (2008-04-12 Fix)

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The Xvid Codec is an open source MPEG-4 codec for encoding and decoding (playback) ... Read more ...
Apr
17
2008



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Vista Codec Package Updates to Version 4.6.3

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Vista Codec Package takes the best codecs and settings and allows playback of almost all formats and DVDs in Windows Vista ... Read more ...
Apr
17
2008



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K-Lite Codec Pack Updates to Version 3.9.0

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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 ...
Apr
17
2008



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Media Player Classic Updates to Version 6.4.9.1 (20080414)

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Media Player Classic is a multimedia player capable of playing DivX movies, VCD/SVCD, DVD and more ... Read more ...
Apr
17
2008



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New Movie Download Service

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CinemaNow and Technicolor have teamed up to offer content and technical support for websites that wish to sell movies and ... Read more ...
Apr
16
2008



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Sony Redecorates

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Last month Sony promised us a revamp to its cluttered PlayStation Store along with a firmware update ... Read more ...
Apr
16
2008



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Cyberlink PowerDVD Hack

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Cyberlink removed support for HD-DVD playback in PowerDVD 8 although, with this hack you can bring HD-DVD playback back to life ... Read more ...
Apr
16
2008



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See it First Hand

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Blockbuster said it would be installing close to 5,000 kiosks in stores selling and renting Blu-ray movies ... Read more ...
Apr
15
2008



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What Are They Thinking

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Blockbuster bids $1.3 Billion to acquire the electronic retail chain Circuit City ... Read more ...
Apr
15
2008



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2 Legit to Quit

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Popular BitTorrent site, YouTorrent, announces it will only index sites that have licensed content ... Read more ...
Apr
15
2008



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Amazon Plays Simon Says

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Following moves by BestBuy & Wal-Mart, Amazon is also throwing customers who bought a HD-DVD player from them a $50 store credit ... Read more ...
Apr
11
2008



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Court Approved

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The US bankruptcy court in Richmond, VA approved Movie Gallery plan for reorganization ... Read more ...
Apr
11
2008



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XBOX 360 Gets a Update

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HD-DVD may have lost the HD war but, the early adopters and late deal catchers are still receiving support from Microsoft ... Read more ...
Apr
10
2008



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Best of Both Worlds

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The iPhone meets the PS3 in a epic move towards global domination ... Read more ...
Apr
10
2008



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Adobe Breaks Free

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Adobe's media player goes live with high definition content on its own platform ... Read more ...
Apr
10
2008



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New Player for the Wii

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The BBC and Nintendo have teamed up to offer the iPlayer through the console itself ... Read more ...
Apr
10
2008



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Added Features

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Cyberlinks PowerDVD will now support Sony's BD-Live interactive application ... Read more ...
Apr
10
2008



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DivX Codec Updates to Version 6.8.2.8

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The DivX video codec is probably the most widely known and used codec out there that provides you with great compression without sacrificing video quality ... Read more ...
Apr
10
2008



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Blu-ray Region Code Remover Updates to Version 2.3

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This program removes Blu-ray region code from Blu-ray rips on a hard disk drive to allow playback regardless of region setting of the player ... Read more ...
Apr
9
2008



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Record to Your Mobile Device

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Sony will release Blu-ray recorders in Japan that allow for one-touch transfer to the PSP, Walkman, and select mobile phones ... Read more ...
Apr
9
2008



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Too Early to Tell?

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The oracle has predicted the Nintendo Wii will sell more than the PS3 & XBOX in 2008 ... Read more ...
Apr
9
2008



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Just a Rumor

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Is Microsoft working on a motion sensing XBOX 360 controller, rumor has it they are ... Read more ...
Apr
8
2008



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Sony Makes a Presumptuous Statement

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Sony, getting a little too big for their britches, has made a pretty ballsy statement that they would take ... Read more ...
Apr
8
2008



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QuickTime Alternative Updates to Version 2.5.1

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QuickTime Alternative will allow you to play QuickTime files without having to install the official QuickTime Player ... Read more ...
Apr
8
2008



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DVDRemaster Updates to Version 4.3.2

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A Mac OS X DVD back up tool with content removal and shrinking features ... Read more ...
Apr
8
2008



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More Isn't Always Better

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Comcast will now offer more HD channels but at the expense of the quality ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2008



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Out with the Old, In with the New

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Sony has plans of discontinuing the SIXAXIS PS3 controller only to replace it with the new DualShock 3 ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2008



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DAEMON Tools Updates to Version 4.12.3

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DAEMON Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator. It is able to emulate nearly all known copy protections on the market today ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2008



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VideoLAN Updates to Version 0.8.6f

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VideoLan (VLC Media Player) is a multimedia and DVD player for Linux, BeOS, BSD, MacOS X ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2008



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DVD Slideshow GUI Updates to Version 0.83

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DVD Slideshow GUI is software to produce and author DVD slideshows, including support for animated images, music, transitions ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2008



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ImgBurn Updates to Version 2.4.1.0

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ImgBurn can write most types of CD / DVD images and it supports all the latest writers (including booktype / bitsetting on many of the major ones ... Read more ...
Apr
3
2008



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PowerDVD 8 Released

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PowerDVD 8 has just been released. Update: PowerDVD Ultra now suports BD-Live (Blu-ray Profile 2.0) ... Read more ...
Apr
2
2008



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Innovative USB Ports

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The new L350 Satellite features a handy new feature that will charge through your USB ports, even when the laptop is off or asleep ... Read more ...
Apr
2
2008



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XBOX 361

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Lite-On builds Blu-ray drives for the new XBOX 360 ... Read more ...
Apr
2
2008



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3G Mobile TV

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LG introduces its new Vu handset that will support AT&T's Mobile TV service and is packed full of features ... Read more ...
Apr
2
2008



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Wii Video 9 Updates to Version 2.25

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Wii Video 9 is a free video conversion that allows you to convert your computer video files (like avi, divx, mpeg, etc.) into the specific video formats that are playable on the Wii ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2008



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PS3 Video 9 Updates to Version 2.25

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PS3 Video 9 is a free video conversion application that allows you to convert your computer video files (like avi, divx, mpeg, etc.) into the specific video formats that are playable on the PlayStation 3 ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2008



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WinDVD 9 Review

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WinDVD 9 is the first commercially available HD playback software to feature Blu-ray (and HD DVD) playback ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2008



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Slight Increase

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Blu-ray disc sales are up now that they have no competition pulling consumers wallet ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2008



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First to Come

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Dell released its Inspiron 1525 laptops with a option to add a Blu-ray drive ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2008