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EA Bans Forum Brats from Games

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Any misbehaving on EA forums could not only get you banned from the forums but, banned from their purchased EA games as well ... Read more ...
Oct
31
2008



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TiVo & Netflix Stream Together

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The deal struck between the two corporations requires Netflix to stream movies and TV episodes from Netflix's "Watch Instantly" service free of charge ... Read more ...
Oct
31
2008



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MTV on the Web

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MTV's huge library of more than 16,000 music videos and counting are available to be watched on its new website free of charge ... Read more ...
Oct
30
2008



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Movie Pirate Caught in Action

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Police catch man recording the movie "Enchanted" with his high definition JVC camcorder ... Read more ...
Oct
30
2008



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Tips, Tricks, Hacks for PS3, Wii, and XBOX

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Here you will find 7 tips and tricks for the Wii, 17 for the XBOX, and 28 for the PS3 so that you can get the most out of your console ... Read more ...
Oct
30
2008



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Wal-Mart Launches New DRM-Free MP3 Site

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After shutting down their DRM servers a few weeks ago, Wal-Mart has now re-launched a DRM-Free website for you to download all your music ... Read more ...
Oct
29
2008



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Black Friday Pricing Leaked

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These Sears Black Friday prices were leaked showing the low low pricing of electronics ranging from digital cameras to HDTV's ... Read more ...
Oct
29
2008



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Netflix Includes Mac Users

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Netflix has announced that its "Watch Instantly" streaming service is now compatible with Macs ... Read more ...
Oct
28
2008



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Buy a Dell & Get Pre-Installed Movies

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Dell and CinemaNow have teamed up to offer Dell customers the ability to buy computers with digital movies pre-installed ... Read more ...
Oct
25
2008



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TiVo Adds Some Extras for its VOD Subscribers

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TiVo adds Disney & Jaman to its already large video on demand service ... Read more ...
Oct
25
2008



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Netflix Streams to Samsung

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Samsung is now offering select Blu-ray DVD devices that can play video streamed over the web from Netflix ... Read more ...
Oct
24
2008



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Analog to Digital Transfer

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According to a recent study, twenty percent of all "antenna" users will not make the digital transition rendering their analog TVs useless ... Read more ...
Oct
24
2008



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Pioneer Puts Qflix into Burners

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Sonic & Pioneer have come out with two new DVD writers that make the task of burning a DVD movie much more simple ... Read more ...
Oct
24
2008



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Circuit City to Close 150 Stores

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In a desperate last attempt at avoiding bankruptcy, Circuit City has decided to shut down at least 150 of its electronic stores nationwide ... Read more ...
Oct
21
2008



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New Software Makes HDTVs Cheaper

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From a manufacturing plant in the UK comes a new type of software that cuts down on the amount of chips needed in LCD and Plasma TVs resulting in cheaper ... Read more ...
Oct
21
2008



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HP to Make Touchscreen Devices

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HP is diving in to the touchscreen market first with a touchscreen notebook,touchscreen cell phones, and even a netbook ... Read more ...
Oct
17
2008



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SanDisk SlotMusic Player

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SanDisk will attempt to take over physical music media by introducing their slotMusic players that take MicroSD cards ... Read more ...
Oct
16
2008



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First LCD TV with Built-In Blu-ray Recorder

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Sharp will begin selling the worlds first LCD TV with a built-in Blu-ray recorder ... Read more ...
Oct
16
2008



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Adobe Releases Flash Player 10

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Adobe officially releases Flash Player 10 boasting new expressive features and performance enhancements ... Read more ...
Oct
16
2008



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Sony to Stream Hancock to Bravia TVs

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Sony's Bravia Internet Video service will stream the new release movie Hancock to Bravia capable TVs on October 28th ... Read more ...
Oct
15
2008



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Warner Bros + DivX Strike a Deal

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Warner Bros. made an announcement today that online retailers would now start to digitally distribute movies from the studio in the DivX standard format ... Read more ...
Oct
15
2008



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Wal-Mart Reneges on DRM Decision

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About two weeks ago Wal-Mart made the statement they were shutting down their DRM servers shafting early adopters who bought the DRM music ... Read more ...
Oct
14
2008



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Full Length TV Shows on YouTube

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Google has just revealed that YouTube will now start playing full length favorite TV shows with minimal advertising ... Read more ...
Oct
14
2008



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Pre-order The Dark Knight Today

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You can now pre-order your copy of The Dark Knight on Blu-ray for only $24.95 ... Read more ...
Oct
14
2008



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SlingCatcher Now Out

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The SlingCatcher brings all of your media, including broadcast TV, web favorites, and other personal PC content to the TV by adding it to your home ... Read more ...
Oct
10
2008



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Video Game Advertising

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Google puts its hand in another cookie jar as this time its video game advertising ... Read more ...
Oct
10
2008



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Netflix Charges More for Blu-ray

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Netflix sticks its customers with a $1 surcharge for adding Blu-ray movies to their queue ... Read more ...
Oct
9
2008



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Harmony Universal Remote for $99

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Logitech has just released the Harmony 510 with a LCD screen that can control all your electronics devices for only $99 ... Read more ...
Oct
8
2008



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Online Releases Before DVD

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In an attempt to combat piracy, Warner Bros. has decided to release movies online before the official DVD release date ... Read more ...
Oct
8
2008



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TiVo Wins Against DISH

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Its been a very long road for TiVo but it seems to have paid off by the court ordering DISH Network to pay TiVo $104 ... Read more ...
Oct
8
2008



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VuDo Launches HDX

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The broadband movie company Vudu launches HDX, a high-definition video format that allows viewing of Web-based content in 1080p ... Read more ...
Oct
6
2008



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Hitachi's New Wireless HD Camcorder

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Hitachi just recently unveiled a new camcorder they have been working on that is capable of streaming standard and high definition video wirelessly ... Read more ...
Oct
5
2008



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Netflix Acquires More Movies

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The new Netflix streaming video service just got more new release movies from Starz to add to its already large selection ... Read more ...
Oct
2
2008



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Wal-Mart Throws DRM to the Curb

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Wal-Marts had decided to get rid of DRM all together which is a great thing but may leave some early customers quite angry ... Read more ...
Oct
2
2008