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This page contains all the news items for the month of August 2010.

 

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AMD Says No More ATI

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AMD has decided to retire the ATI brand name for its graphics products due to the its plans to make room for its new line “Fusion” ... Read more ...
Aug
31
2010



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YouTube to Add PPV Service

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Google is rumored to start a streaming movie rental service with a wide selection of newly released movies to compliment its Google TV ... Read more ...
Aug
31
2010



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Nintendo to Drop Prices on DSi & DSi XL

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In the next couple of weeks, Nintendo will supposedly reduce the price of both DSi models by about $20 ... Read more ...
Aug
31
2010



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Roku Slashes Prices Before iTV Launch

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Roku announced today that it is dropping the prices of its line-up of set-top boxes just days before Apple is rumored to showcase its Apple TV box ... Read more ...
Aug
31
2010



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VLC (VideoLan) Updates to Version 1.1.4

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VideoLan (VLC Media Player) is a multimedia and DVD player for Linux, BeOS, BSD, MacOS X ... ... Read more ...
Aug
30
2010



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Microsoft Addresses Headset Sound Issue

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Microsoft will finally address sound quality issues with Xbox headsets as the company refreshes the console later this year ... Read more ...
Aug
27
2010



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Game Trade-in Coming to Best Buy & Target

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Target and Best Buy have now started a game trade-in program that allows customers to trade their used video games ... Read more ...
Aug
27
2010



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Apple's Mobile Devices get Netflix App

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Starting today Netflix customers can watch the “Watch Instantly” library on their iPhones and iPod touches ... Read more ...
Aug
27
2010



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Convert Home Movies to 3D with Ease

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Thanks to Roxio's new Creator 2011 software you can now turn all those home movies of memorable moments, like graduations and birthdays, in to eye popping 3D ... Read more ...
Aug
25
2010



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Toshiba's Glasses-Free 3DTV Coming Soon

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Rumors are zooming around that Toshiba has has three models of glasses-free 3D HDTVs in the works that should be out before ... Read more ...
Aug
25
2010



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Worlds First DivX Certified Phone

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Samsung has just announced that the Galaxy S is now DivX certified for HD video playback at 720p resolution ... Read more ...
Aug
25
2010



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Firmware Update Cripples Blu-ray Players

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A recent firmware upgrade from Samsung has done more harm than good by blocking them from playing Universal and WB movies ... Read more ...
Aug
24
2010



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Dish Network Launches DishOnline.com

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Dish is rumored to be yanking its "Beta" tag off its new DishOnline.com service this week bringing streaming content to all of its ... Read more ...
Aug
24
2010



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Adobe Flash 10.1 Leaked for Android

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Droid-life.com has found a way for non-rooted Android phones to run Adobe's Flash 10.1 ... Read more ...
Aug
24
2010



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Vizio Ready to Ship Web-Connected HDTVs

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Vizio's new line of web-connected TVs are preloaded with Vizio internet apps and are connected to the web through the built in dual band ... Read more ...
Aug
21
2010



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Worlds First All-in-One Media Box

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You can now schedule, record, and watch TV on your mobile device, view YouTube on the TV, and view photos from your camera all with one box ... Read more ...
Aug
20
2010



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PSP to Get Rear Touch Controls

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Its rumored that the next Sony PSP will have the ability to control gameplay with a touch-sensitive area on the back of the unit behind ... Read more ...
Aug
20
2010



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PS Jailbreak Allows Copied Games to be Played

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A mod chip for the PS3 has just emerged allowing game backups, custom firmware, and ... Read more ...
Aug
20
2010



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Titanium Blue PS3 Bundle Coming to Japan

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Two limited edition versions of GT5 will be released in Japan bundled with a special titanium blue PS3 console ... Read more ...
Aug
19
2010



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iPad Gets HBO Streaming

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Netflix subscribers hoping to stream HBO programming may have a long time to wait as HBO just designed a version of HBO Go ... Read more ...
Aug
18
2010



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Sony's New 7.1 Channel Surround Headset

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The revolutionary headphones by Sony have a external audio processor that decodes 7.1-channel surround sound with Dolby Pro Logic IIx to create the ... Read more ...
Aug
18
2010



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Panasonic Brings Twitter Support to Plasmas

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Panasonic announced on Tuesday it has now allowed owners of Viera plasma TVs to post Twitter messages using ... Read more ...
Aug
18
2010



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XBOX Live on Windows Phone 7

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Microsoft has finally removed the cover and spilled the beans about how closely integrated the OS is with the XBOX Live service and a selection of games ... Read more ...
Aug
18
2010



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XBOX 360 Hacked to Play Burned Discs

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The people of Team Xecuter have claimed to hack the XBOX 360 to play burned movies or games allowing...ummm people to play backup copies of ... Read more ...
Aug
17
2010



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Panasonic Reveals Two New Plasma TVs

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Panasonic debuted two new 1080p HD 3D sets designed to bring 3D HD sets to more people, at a lower price point with a slightly smaller ... Read more ...
Aug
17
2010



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Verizon Demos 1Gbps Network

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Verizon has finished its 1Gbps trial on its fiber-optic FiOS network, which fast enough to support 3D HD streaming ... Read more ...
Aug
17
2010



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Philips TVs Get Built-In Internet Access

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Philips has announced that it will be offering TVs with wireless internet capabilities so users can access Skype, email, and ... Read more ...
Aug
13
2010



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COX VOD Coming to a TiVo Near You

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The DVR maker has partnered with cable provider Cox to offer the latest on-demand content accessible via ... Read more ...
Aug
13
2010



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Verizon Broadcasts First 3D NFL Game

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Verizon has announced its FiOS1 channel will exclusively carry the first 3D NFL football game ... Read more ...
Aug
13
2010



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Apple TV or iTV ?

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Rumor has it that Apple is planning on changing the name of the Apple TV back to iTV which will still only support a mediocre 720p ... Read more ...
Aug
13
2010



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Gaming on Android Just Got Serious

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There are major rumors going around that Sony Erricson is working on integrating a slide out game pad on future generations of Android based ... Read more ...
Aug
12
2010



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Nintendo Sells 30 Million Wii's

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The Nintendo Wii has earned the golden title of the fastest selling gaming console in history achieving the 30 million sold since launch ... Read more ...
Aug
12
2010



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First Portable Blu-ray Player by Samsung

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The BD-c8000 is the first certified portable Blu-ray player that outputs only 2D content on its screen ... Read more ...
Aug
12
2010



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AT&T's U-Verse Mobile App Now Available

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The U-Verse Mobile app that lets you set your DVR and download TV shows to watch is officially available for the iPhone and ... Read more ...
Aug
10
2010



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Netflix Lends Epix a Hand

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Netflix is in talks with Epix, the new pay cable competitor owned by Viacom, for exclusive online rights to its large movie library ... Read more ...
Aug
10
2010



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Dish Network Losing Customers

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Although Dish Network reported a very good second quarter, the satellite company posted a loss of subscribers for the first time in ... Read more ...
Aug
10
2010



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CableVision Offers Live TV & VOD to iPads

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Cablevision is developing a video application that will allow Live TV and VOD to be streamed to subscribers to view on broadband-connected devices such as the iPad and smartphones ... Read more ...
Aug
7
2010



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Waterproof HD Camcorder from Sanyo

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Sanyo has just announced the new Dual Camera Xacti which records in full HD in MPEG4 video at depths of up to 10 feet underwater ... Read more ...
Aug
7
2010



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Android to Get Netflix App

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Rumors that Netflix is hiring Android developers looks to be true as a Watch Instantly app is coming soon ... Read more ...
Aug
7
2010



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Try Before You Buy Apps

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It appears that Apple is toying around with "Try Before You Buy" apps in the Apple App Store by offering a "paid version" & a "Lite" version ... Read more ...
Aug
7
2010



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Sharp Plans 3D SmartPhone by Years End

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Sony is rumored to launch a new smartphone by the end of the year that will incorporate its glasses-free 3D display technology ... Read more ...
Aug
5
2010



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Dish Network Streams to Apple Devices

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Dish Network has said it will soon let subscribers watch its satellite TV programs on their mobile devices such as the iPad or iPhone for free ... Read more ...
Aug
5
2010



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Swapping PS3 Hard Drives Could Crash the Console

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Sony has publicly apologized for the crashes the latest firmware update caused when swapping hard drives and said it ... Read more ...
Aug
5
2010



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Roku Gets Flixster Movie Trailers

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Roku users can now search Flixster’s database and find the same movies to watch via Netflix streaming or Amazon Video On Demand ... Read more ...
Aug
4
2010



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PS3 Move Getting Ultimate Boxing Gloves

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The Ultimate Boxing Gloves by CTA are meant to add realism and excitement to boxing and street-fighting games by providing a real fist ... Read more ...
Aug
4
2010



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The iPad Killer

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Motorola's is supposed to come out with a 10" Android based tablet that could have an unusual TV feature to sidetrack potential iPad buyers ... Read more ...
Aug
4
2010



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Digital Storm's BlackOPS 3D Package

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For anyone looking to dive into the world of 3D gaming head first, Digital Storm's 3D Vision Surround BlackOPS package is the place to start ... Read more ...
Aug
3
2010



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Gorilla Glass Claims to be Unbreakable

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Specifically designed for high-end display devices such as TV and cellphones, Corning claims to have made a unbreakable protective cover for your screen ... Read more ...
Aug
3
2010



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Bring Your Skype Video Calls to Life

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The FREETALK Everyman Webcam gives a sharper, clearer and better defined picture than any other camera engineered to work with Skype ... Read more ...
Aug
3
2010