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Free Rentals at Redbox

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Fans of Redbox have created Web sites to find free rental codes for the company’s DVD rental kiosks ... Read more ...
Apr
30
2009



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GE's 500GB Discs

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GE announces it has developed a single disc that can store 500 gigabytes (GB) of data which is equivalent to 100 DVDs ... Read more ...
Apr
29
2009



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Make Your Own Hi-Def Speakers

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All you need is a paper plate, a shiny penny, and ... Read more ...
Apr
28
2009



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Quicktime Gets New Features

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Apple latest version of QuickTime will have the ability to convert and upload files directly to YouTube and more ... Read more ...
Apr
28
2009



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Hulu Does Music Videos

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Hulu.com is in talks with major music labels to start a music video service ... Read more ...
Apr
24
2009



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Trade Your HD-DVD Movies for Blu-ray Movies

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Warner Bros.is letting customers swap their HD DVD movies for the Blu-ray version in their new trade in program called Red2Blu ... Read more ...
Apr
23
2009



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Do You Want to Backup Your DVDs

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Tired of replacing damaged DVDs or having to bring the disc with you everywhere you go, then DVD backup is the solution to your problems ... Read more ...
Apr
22
2009



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Amazon VOD Service Gets HD Makeover

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Amazon's Video on Demand service has launched high-definition movies and TV episodes that can be streamed to Roku, TiVo ... Read more ...
Apr
22
2009



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MPEGIF Broadens it Horizons

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The MPEG Industry Forum has dedicated itself to expanding the usefulness of the MPEG video container ... Read more ...
Apr
22
2009



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Nintendo DSi Getting Skype?

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A rumor is floating around that Nintendo new handheld gaming console, the DSi, will be getting VoIP software from Skype ... Read more ...
Apr
21
2009



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Blu-ray Extras on your Cell

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BluFocus and NetBlender have created a smart-phone application which allows you to rip your BD extras to ... Read more ...
Apr
21
2009



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Flash *VS* Silverlight

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Microsoft brings "Flash" some competition today by announcing a update to its "Smooth Streaming" technology which allows ... Read more ...
Apr
21
2009



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Pay-Per-Tube

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In another desperate attempt to get money, Google has decided to offer some videos on YouTube in a "pay-per-View" pricing scheme ... Read more ...
Apr
21
2009



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Lord of the Rings Triology on Blu-ray

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Although an official launch date for the seven disc trilogy hasn't been announced yet, you can still pre-order it on Amazon ... Read more ...
Apr
18
2009



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RadioShack Expands Trade-In Program

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RadioShack gives you the oppurtunity to take the dust gathering old electronics and trade them in on something newer, fast, and ... Read more ...
Apr
16
2009



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Zune HD Specs Leaked

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Rumors have been running rampid of a new HD Zune with all new features both in the hardware and software departments ... Read more ...
Apr
16
2009



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Sony's President Retires

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David Reeves, President and CEO, of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) steps down to allow ... Read more ...
Apr
16
2009



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3D Monitor Coming in May

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JVC is bringing you a 46" high definition monitor capable of displaying 3D videos in 1080p resolution ... Read more ...
Apr
15
2009



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Circuit City Sells Its Name

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Recent rumors have surfaced that Circuit City has sold their brand name to Systemax for an alleged $6.5 million ... Read more ...
Apr
14
2009



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YouTube & Universal to Launch Music Site

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YouTube and Universal will launch a premium music video website as they bid to increase revenue ... Read more ...
Apr
11
2009



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Slysoft Does it Again

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Slysoft has released a updated version of AnyDVD that has the capability of copying even more discs with sophisticated BD+ protection ... Read more ...
Apr
11
2009



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LG Enters Freestat Market

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LG has announced the arrival of its first-ever TV with integrated Freesat, the LF7700 series ... Read more ...
Apr
11
2009



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Returned from the Dead?

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Circuit City might be making a comeback according to their website ... Read more ...
Apr
9
2009



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YouTube May Get Sony Movies

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Rumors are flying around that Sony and YouTube are discussing adding some of Sony films to the popular video sharing site ... Read more ...
Apr
7
2009



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Linux Game Console Debuts Today

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The Linux-based EVO Smart Console system is available for pre-order today ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2009



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Office Depot to Offer Electronics Recycling

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Office Depot customers can take advantage of free electronics recycling with the purchase of any Zip Express service ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2009



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Bailout for Blockbuster

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Yesterday Blockbuster received a $250 million loan from JP Morgan & other financial institutions ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2009



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AMD & Nvidia Launch New Mid Range Video Cards

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Nvidia and AMD have both unveiled their latest video cards this morning both retailing for around $250 ... Read more ...
Apr
3
2009



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ZillionTV Partners with Miller/Coors

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ZillionTV recently announced an advertising partnership with beer brand Miller/Coors which allows viewers to pick advertising categories based ... Read more ...
Apr
2
2009



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Starz Get More Movies

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Starz Entertainment has bumped up the number of movies available through its many video affiliates including Starz-on-Demand, Encore, ... Read more ...
Apr
2
2009



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Sony PlayStation Gets a Price Cut

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Although many would like the PS3 to be mentioned in the news article, its the PS2 thats getting a price cut down to $99 ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2009



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3D Programming by 2011

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A recent prediction by Screen Digest says 10% of TVs sold will be going 3D by year 2011 ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2009



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YouTube Beats Hulu in ABC Deal

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YouTube beats Hulu in the acquisition of ABC content to be streamed via Googles popular YouTube site ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2009



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20th Century Fox Starts Something New

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20th Century Fox started something never seen before last week when they released Marley & Me by offering a standard DVD version and ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2009