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

 

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Redbox Finally Admits Streaming Service

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Redbox announces that they will start a Redbox branded video streaming service sometime in 2011 with ... Read more ...
Oct
30
2010



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PlayOn Banned from Roku Devices

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Roku has just announced that PlayOn-compatible channels have been removed and can no longer ... Read more ...
Oct
30
2010



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Photoshop.com & Dreamweaver Get HTML5 Support

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Adobe has added support for HTML5 H.264-encoded video to its Photoshop.com photo and video sharing site and adds ... Read more ...
Oct
30
2010



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Sony Hints at PlayStation Phone

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Sony has dropped strong hints of a PSP on crack or a PlayStation cell phone, which would put itself in direct competition with Apple ... Read more ...
Oct
29
2010



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DVD2Blu Program Revamped

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This year Warner is charging under $5 per exchange and is allowing you to trade in all of your used DVD's not just Warner Brother films ... Read more ...
Oct
29
2010



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New PS3 320GB Bundleless Deal

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Today Sony gave Americans the option to purchase the larger 320GB PS3 without the new PlayStation "Move" controller knocking the price down ... Read more ...
Oct
29
2010



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Spotify Close to Closing Deal

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Spotify, a streaming music service, is close to making deals with all four major US record labels on getting music rights it would need ... Read more ...
Oct
29
2010



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RIAA Forces Limewire to Shut Down

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The New York District Court, at the request of the RIAA, has forced Limewire to shut down its network and cease distributing its software ... Read more ...
Oct
27
2010



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WD TV Live Hub Now Has 1TB Hard Drive

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Western Digital has launched its latest media-streaming device, the WD TV Live Hub. that offers 1TB of storage as well as support for ... Read more ...
Oct
27
2010



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PSP Gets Price Cut just Before Holidays

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Sony has decided to knock $50 off the new PSP Go just in time for the holiday shopping season lowering the final price to only $199 ... Read more ...
Oct
27
2010



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Buffalo & Pioneer Unveil Blu-ray Disc Burner

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Both companies have produced disc writers capable of handling the new 4-layer (128GB) and 3-layer (100GB) BD-R XL discs at ... Read more ...
Oct
26
2010



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Samsung to Announce New Android Hardware

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Samsung has just announced that they will be unveiling “a new Android device" to its current lineup on November 8th ... Read more ...
Oct
26
2010



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VLC Now Available for iPhone

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VLC is a very simple free multimedia player that will play almost any video file you throw at it and its now available for your iPhone or ... Read more ...
Oct
26
2010



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Black Friday 2010 - Update 17

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Black Friday is a term for the Friday after Thanksgiving which is pretty much the biggest shopping day of the entire year and unbelievable money saving deals come out ... Read more ...
Oct
25
2010



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Hulu Cuts Price of Plus Service

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In order to support the free Hulu service, Hulu Plus was created but do to a slow start they have now cut the price in half ... Read more ...
Oct
22
2010



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Boxee Confirms Ship Dates

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Boxee announced today that the Boxee Box will be shipping November 10 for those that pre-ordered through either Amazon or ... Read more ...
Oct
22
2010



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AppleTV Gets Jailbroken

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People looking to jailbreak their new Apple TV can now do so with GreenpisOn and a new command line tool called PwnageTool ... Read more ...
Oct
22
2010



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Samsung Offers Prescription 3D Glasses

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Samsung has announced that it will soon offer 3D glasses customized for users who typically wear corrective lenses ... Read more ...
Oct
21
2010



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Dynamite Comes in Small Packages

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Panasonic has just introduced what it says is the smallest DVR with both a Blu-ray writer and a 320GB hard drive ... Read more ...
Oct
21
2010



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Streaming Only Package Coming to Netflix?

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By the end of the year, its rumored that Netflix will start a streaming only package allowing customers to ... Read more ...
Oct
21
2010



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Buy One TV Get One Free

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Right now Best Buy is offering a pretty sweet online only deal that when you buy any TV priced $899 and up, you get a HDTV for free ... Read more ...
Oct
19
2010



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Major New Growth for the Steam Platform

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Valve just announced that there is now over 30 million active accounts for its streaming platform that delivers games and ... Read more ...
Oct
19
2010



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Simple 5 Second Change Allows Hulu

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The folks over at GadgetWhore have discovered a option located deep in the advanced settings that allows you to play Hulu on your new Google TV ... Read more ...
Oct
19
2010



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No Disc Required Anymore

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The Nintendo Wii & the Sony PS3 can both now stream Netflix movies without the need for a disc ... Read more ...
Oct
19
2010



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Samsung Says Glasses Free 3D is a Decade Away

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Samsung believes glasses-free 3D TV sets will not be a common household item within the next five to ten years ... Read more ...
Oct
15
2010



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Netgear & Roku Team Up

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Roku has gone out of its comfort zone of online only and will be launching the Netgear Roku XD Player at Best Buy and ... Read more ...
Oct
15
2010



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Netflix on PS3 in 1080p & 5.1 Surround

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Starting October 18th, Netflix on the PS3 will stream some content in 1080p resolution with 5.1-channel surround audio and ... Read more ...
Oct
15
2010



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Medal of Honors Requires Latest Firmware

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Sony's latest attempt at thwarting jail-breakers is you have to update to the latest firmware to play Medal of Honor on your PS3 ... Read more ...
Oct
14
2010



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Vudu Adds Streaming HDX Video

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Vudu just announced it has updated its set-top boxes with software that will bring new features. ... Read more ...
Oct
14
2010



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GT5 Delayed Once Again

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A post was made today on the official PlayStation blog that said Grand Turismo 5 would not be ready by November 5th as previously hoped but ... Read more ...
Oct
14
2010



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Sony Redefines Home Entertainment

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Today Sony unveiled their new Internet TV powered by Google TV giving you the ability to watch HDTV, install applications, and surf ... Read more ...
Oct
13
2010



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Wally World to Sale iPad

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Just in time for early Christmas shoppers, Wal-Mart will start selling all models of the iPad this Friday ... Read more ...
Oct
13
2010



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Nintendo's Vitality Sensor in Works?

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Thanks to a recently filed patent application, it appears that the rumor of Nintendo working on a vitality sensor is true ... Read more ...
Oct
12
2010



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U-Verse for XBOX 360 & Windows Phone 7

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AT&T announced that you will be able to use your XBOX 360 as a U-Verse receiver and your Windows Phone 7 too when U-Verse mobile comes out ... Read more ...
Oct
12
2010



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TDK Breaks the Capacity Barrier

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This week TDK unveiled its newest creation in optical media, the 16 layer disc capable of storing 32GB per side on each layer for a total disc space of 1 terabyte ... Read more ...
Oct
12
2010



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Panasonic Tries Video Game Market Again

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After giving up on the gaming market nearly twenty years ago, Panasonic is developing a hand held game system ... Read more ...
Oct
9
2010



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Nintendo 3DS to Have Shorter Battery Life

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Thanks to the added features of Ninendos new gaming device, it will suffer in the battery life department ... Read more ...
Oct
9
2010



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Google TV Limitations

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The Logitech Revue, which works with Google TV, will not give users access to over-the-air TV broadcasts and it also being blocked by a popular streaming service ... Read more ...
Oct
9
2010



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Sony's Google TV Specs & Prices Leaked

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During a Best Buy tech preview, it was revealed that the 46-inch GT1 will have a price tag of $1,900, edge-lit LED, and a USB adapter for Wi-Fi ... Read more ...
Oct
8
2010



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16.4MP Cell Phone Camera a Possibility

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Sony has created a camera sensor for cell phones that capable of producing high resolution images with 16,385,000 pixels ... Read more ...
Oct
8
2010



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Nintendo Celebrates 25 Years of Mario Bros

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Nintendo is commemorating the 25th birthday of the Super Mario Bros by releasing a special red version of the Wii console that comes with ... Read more ...
Oct
8
2010



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Nvidia & Best Buy Strike Card Deal

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In a rather unexpected move it seems Nvidia has struck a deal with Best Buy to begin selling certain GeForce models that are built and supported directly by ... Read more ...
Oct
6
2010



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OnLive Gaming Service is Now Free

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The online gaming service is now free after many customers were disappointed with what their $15 got them and that was just access to ... Read more ...
Oct
6
2010



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Geek Squad to Charge $30 for Free PS3 Firmware

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In the latest Best Buy deal, the Geek squad is doing you the favor (or ripping you off) of updating your PS3 firmware for you for only $30 ... Read more ...
Oct
6
2010



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Samson HD Pocket Camcorder Shoots HD Audio & Video

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The Samson Zoom camcorder is here to give Flip camcorders a run for their money by being the only camcorder that can record HD video and HD audio ... Read more ...
Oct
5
2010



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Watch New Movies at Home Before You Can Rent

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The three major movie studios are considering a deal with cable operators to offer recently released movies to viewers before they hit DVD ... Read more ...
Oct
5
2010



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More Content Providers for Google TV

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Google give a quick update on their soon to be released Google TV noting that companies are more than inquisitive about becoming content providers ... Read more ...
Oct
5
2010



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Toshiba Debuts Glasses Free 3DTV

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Toshiba Japan will be the first company to bring a glasses free 3D TV to consumers in both a 20" & ... Read more ...
Oct
5
2010



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Best Buy Promises Jaw Dropping Deals for Black Friday

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Best Buy CEO, Brian Dunn, told Wall Street Journal that customers will see smokin hot deals this year on Black Friday ... Read more ...
Oct
4
2010



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Verizon to Start Trade In Program

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Verizon is starting a new trade in program that allows you to trade in any wireless device for credit towards any ... Read more ...
Oct
4
2010



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Zune HD Gets Live Messenger

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With a much needed app update to the Zune HD, Live Messenger is now available giving users the ability to stay current on the most popular social networking sites ... Read more ...
Oct
4
2010