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

 

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3G iPhone Coming July

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Thanks to a tip from someone close to AT&T, we might know the official launch date and time of the 3G iPhone ... Read more ...
Jun
26
2008



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Monsters Wireless HD Kit

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Monster,the king of video cabling, has announced its new wireless HDTV kit to connect all your electronics wirelessly ... Read more ...
Jun
26
2008



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Sony Pictures & DivX Strike a Deal

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Sony and DivX come together to allow consumers to download movies in DivX format ... Read more ...
Jun
26
2008



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Super Thin LCD TV by JVC

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JVC announced its new line of slim LCD TVs that are not only thin but, weigh less and consume less power ... Read more ...
Jun
26
2008



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PowerDVD Gets Certified

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PowerDVD receives certification for both BD-Live and AVCREC logos ... Read more ...
Jun
25
2008



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Buy a TV & Get a PS3 Free

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Sony is running a "buy a TV, get a free PS3" offer on selected models from its Bravia line ... Read more ...
Jun
25
2008



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Blu-ray Gets Faster Read/Write Speeds

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Panasonic just announced their new 6X BD-R media supporting a data transfer rate of 216 megabits per second ... Read more ...
Jun
25
2008



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Mitsubishi's 3D HDTV

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Mitsubishi brings 3D images to your TV with 3D glasses that look like Oakley's ... Read more ...
Jun
24
2008



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DivX Speaks Spanish

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DivX is now offering Spanish versions of its video building and playback software ... Read more ...
Jun
24
2008



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Sharp's 108" LCD TV

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Sharp has just announced that it will begin selling its 108" LCD TV in the US starting September ... Read more ...
Jun
24
2008



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Pioneer Blu-ray Player for $145

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Pioneer has just released a new Blu-ray player for under $150 in China ... Read more ...
Jun
21
2008



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DIKO Updates to Version 2.42a

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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 ... Read more ...
Jun
21
2008



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Netflix Kills Additional Profiles

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Netflix eliminates the additional profile feature that allows additional rentals for different family members ... Read more ...
Jun
20
2008



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It Should Be iMovies

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The number one music retailer, iTunes, is also the number one online movie store ... Read more ...
Jun
20
2008



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Streaming TV for Your Car

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MatrixStream Technologies has figured out a way to get streaming TV and movies in your car in either standard or high definition ... Read more ...
Jun
20
2008



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ConvertXtoDVD Updates to Version 3.1.0.26

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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 ...
Jun
20
2008



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In-Game XMB Coming to PS3

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The PlayStation 3 will be getting a firmware update that will bring In-Game XMB access ... Read more ...
Jun
20
2008



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VirtualDub Updates to Version 1.8.1

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VirtualDub is an open source DVD/MPEG/AVI conversion and editing tools ... Read more ...
Jun
19
2008



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DRM Causes a Uproar Among Gamers

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Bioware and EA is planning to add newer DRM that would only allow 3 installations of the game ... Read more ...
Jun
19
2008



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Blu-ray Support Strengthens

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Due to revenue generated by standard DVD's plateauing, studios are uniting behind Blu-ray adoption to put more cash in thier pocket ... Read more ...
Jun
19
2008



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JVC Releases 3 HD Camcorders

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JVC Released three new HD camcorders that will allow you greater flexibility in video editing ... Read more ...
Jun
18
2008



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Firefox 3 Debuts Today

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Starting today, users will be able to download the final version of Firefox 3 which is the second most popular browser out ... Read more ...
Jun
18
2008



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PSP Gets Google

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The PSP by Sony is getting a big update that also includes the new Google search function ... Read more ...
Jun
18
2008



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Vista Codec Package Updates to Version 4.7.0

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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 ...
Jun
17
2008



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XP Codec Pack Updates to Version 2.3.8

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The XP Codec Pack is a collection of all the most frequently used codecs and filters to ensure playback of most media files ... Read more ...
Jun
17
2008



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DIKO Updates to Version 2.40

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DIKO is a one click DivX/XVid to DVD/SVCD conversion tool and it works with many other softwares to achieve the best quality and efficiency possible ... Read more ...
Jun
13
2008



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ConvertXtoDVD Updates to Version 3.1.0.25

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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 ...
Jun
13
2008



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TMPGEnc MPEG Editor Updates to Version 3.0.5.69

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TMPGEnc MPEG Editor lets you edit your MPEG files on the frame level without re-encoding for DVDs and Blu-rays ... Read more ...
Jun
13
2008



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Advanced X Video Converter Updates to Version 5.0.1

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Advanced X Video Converter is software for AVI/MPEG/MOV/WMV/ASF/VCD/SVCD/DVD conversion, video file cutting/joining and audio track extraction ... Read more ...
Jun
13
2008



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Disney Streams Full Length Movies for Free

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Walt Disney said June 10 it would start streaming selected full-length feature films on its Web site while you chat or play games ... Read more ...
Jun
12
2008



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DivX to be Used in More Mobile Phones

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AMD and DivX have come together to implement more AMD Imageon processors, which holds the DivX technology that resides in mobile phones and other handheld products ... Read more ...
Jun
12
2008



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TV Converter-Box Coupons Expiring

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Nearly 60% of the converter coupons intended to help consumers pay for digital converter boxes have expired before they were redeemed ... Read more ...
Jun
12
2008



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TMPGEnc DVD Author Updates to Version 3.1.2.176

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TMPGEnc DVD Author is a DVD authoring tool from the author of the popular TMPGEnc MPEG encoding tool ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2008



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QuickTime Alternative Updates to Version 2.6.0

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QuickTime Alternative will allow you to play QuickTime files without having to install the official QuickTime Player ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2008



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Just Released is AC3 Normalizer

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AC3 Normalizer normalizes the volume of AC3 files to provide a more even volume on AC3 tracks ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2008



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Worlds Thinnest Laptop

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The Voodoo Envy is even thinner than Apples Macbook Air at only .7 inches thick and weighs less than 3.4 pounds ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2008



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DivX Codec Updates to Version 6.8.3.9

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The DivX codec is the standard for high quality video, it is known for its superior visual quality while retaining a small file size ... Read more ...
Jun
10
2008



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Get a Lian-Li Case for your XBOX 360

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Lian-Li, a aftermarket PC case company, has decided not only to make cases for PCs but, the for the XBOX 360 console as well ... Read more ...
Jun
10
2008



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Faster iPhone Coming to You July 11th

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Apple will be releasing a new faster iPhone on July 11th for only $199 ... Read more ...
Jun
10
2008



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Regulations on DVR Recording

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The MPAA wants to stop DVRs from recording certain movies ... Read more ...
Jun
10
2008



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Blu-ray Drives for $100

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Finally the price of Blu-ray hardware comes down where it should be, as SonyNEC predict the price of Blu-ray combo drives fall to the $100 price range ... Read more ...
Jun
8
2008



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2160p LCD TV by Sapphire

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Sapphire has come out with a TV that supports a 3840 X 2160 resolution ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2008



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X Codec Pack Updates to Version 2.2.0 build 514

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X Codec Pack is a small codec pack that contains the most used (popular) codecs and allows to install only the codec you want and need ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2008



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Sony's Web Enabled TV's

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Sony's new line of Bravia LCD high-definition televisions can connect to the Internet ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2008



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iPhone with Recording Capabilities

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A new third party application gives the iPhone video recording capabilities ... Read more ...
Jun
6
2008



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Sony Brings you "In-Game" Advertising

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In-Game advertising is a growing market that Sony wants a piece of ... Read more ...
Jun
6
2008



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Portable Flash Media Copier

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The EZDigiMagic takes all types of flash cards and copies the contents to CDs or DVDs without the need for a PC ... Read more ...
Jun
5
2008



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PS3 Consumes Ginormous Amounts of Electricity

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According to a new study, the glorious PS3 will consume 5 times more energy than a refrigerator ... Read more ...
Jun
5
2008



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K-Lite Codec Pack Updates to Version 3.9.5

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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 ...
Jun
5
2008



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Vista Codec Package Updates to Version 4.6.8

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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 ...
Jun
5
2008



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Wal-Mart Gives Money to Blu-ray Buyers

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The major retailer will be offering a $100 gift card with the purchase of any Blu-ray player from ... Read more ...
Jun
5
2008



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95% of All Returned Electronics Still Work

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A recent survey revealed 95% or 14 billion dollars of returned electronic devices still actually work despite the reason for being returened ... Read more ...
Jun
4
2008



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Self Destructing DVD's at Staples

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Staples has made the announcement that they will begin to stock Flexplay self destructing DVD's ... Read more ...
Jun
4
2008



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Fire Breaks out at Universal Studios

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Sunday morning a massive fire broke out at the Universal Studios destroying sets and ... Read more ...
Jun
4
2008



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BestBuy Offers Recycling Program

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Select BestBuy stores are now accepting up to two items per day, per household, including televisions and other electronic devices ... Read more ...
Jun
4
2008



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Digital Digest Down But Not Out

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Read about why Digital Digest was not available for the last 30+ hours ... Read more ...
Jun
2
2008