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Blockbuster finally releases its very own set-top box

November 25th, 2008

After making an announcement ages ago, Blockbuster has finally launched its movie rental service via set-top boxes. Since word got out about the box and service, the only other option was to have DVDs delivered to your home, Netflix style, or to download movies and TV shows online. Now, with Blockbuster’s set-top box, you can …

Silicon Mountain announces a new pair of All-in-one LCD TVs

November 11th, 2008

How’s this for a slice of fried gold? A 42″ LCD TV with a full 1080p HD picture and an integrated PC featuring an Intel Core2Duo E8400 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 1 TB hard drive, Blu-ray / DVD combo drive, integrated PVR and a 64-bit version of Windows Vista Home Premium. No, Dr. Frankenstein …

Laser vs. plasma: Warming up for the battle royale

November 3rd, 2008

Ok, ok… Let’s not get too excited just yet. It still might be a bit early to reach any real conclusions about laser televisions and how desirable they will be once they hit the market en masse. How will lower-end models fare compared to higher-end models? How will size vs. cost pan out? How high …

Netflix HD streaming to hit Roku before 2009

November 3rd, 2008

While we sincerely doubt this to be the push Roku needs to become more, how should we put this, significant – Roku owners and potential buyers alike just got some great news. The Roku Netflix player, a $99 set top box packing that allows you stream Netflix downloads to your TV, has three announcements of …

Netflix and TiVo jump in bed together

October 30th, 2008

The Netflix federation has been expanding at record pace as of late. Following their recent announcement of Watch Instantly streaming video support for the Mac platform, the company has revealed further plans for world domination. Netflix has revealed a partnership with DVR purveyors, TiVo, that should bring Netflix streaming to set-top boxes across the country. …

Tis the season for flat panel TVs

October 26th, 2008

Call it a sign of the economic times or call it gift from Santa, but it looks like this holiday season will be the perfect time to finally pick up that LCD or plasma set you’ve had your eye on – as long as your house isn’t in foreclosure by then. According to Paul Gagnon, …

New Mac ads respond to Windows ads responding to Mac ads

October 20th, 2008

First is was hilarious. The Mac, Justin Long, all cool and hip with his witty retorts and his, umm, jeans. The PC, John Hodgman, all dorky with his thick glasses and his ties. Oh lordy that PC, how silly he was with all of his dumb ideas and his inferior OS. After a while, Microsoft …

The United States now has a Czar, for IP

October 14th, 2008

On October 13, President Bush signed a highly controversial anti-piracy law. The dictator President has put into effect a law that will appoint an intellectual property czar (yeah folks, you heard it right) that will report directly to the President (again, you heard that right) on how to keep hax0rz from illegally obtaining copyrighted materials. …

FCC to decide what to do with unlicensed spectrum

October 12th, 2008

Once television goes digital, there is going to be some open “white space” in the air and the FCC is now deciding on how the spectrum should be used. Companies like Google and Microsoft want the space for a variety of reasons – Google mainly suggesting it be open for use by anyone (so they …

Samsung A867 for AT&T found in the wild

October 10th, 2008

The Samsung Mirage, er… Eternity or whatever they end up calling it has been spotted in the wild. Looks like a pretty nice touch screen so far, much like the Omnia. Whether Samsung is trying to confuse everyone with all the numbers, or the constant change in names (if the names have actually been decided …