Download-to-DVD now an option for Apple, CinemaNow, others

So while this isn’t perfect since you’ll probably need special disks to burn the movie files, it’s definitely a step in the right direction of giving consumers more control over products they pay for. Suprised to see Apple on the list, but kudos to them & the others stepping up. ArsTechnica Regardless, the decision to allow download services to support […]

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Monsoon Multimedia Announces Retail Availability of HAVA Gold and HAVA Platinum HD

Monsoon Multimedia, an innovative digital video solutions provider, today announced retail availability for HAVA Gold and HAVA Platinum HD — two full-featured video streaming and place-shifting devices that allow customers to view and control their live TV on PCs connected to the home network or from anywhere in the world using a broadband-connected PC or mobile phone. Monsoon’s HAVA Gold […]

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Panasonic DMP-BD10A Review


Pretty nice looking bluray player if you’re in the market. Not spectacular reviews, but we’re still in the early generations of these products, so expect a lot more improvements if you can be patient. C|Net or one, the BD10A comes with the newest firmware, which enables support for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD High Resolution out of the box (BD10 owners […]

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Set-top shakeup is in the cards

Long time coming, but it’s good to see nothing got in the way. Hopefully this will open up SOME sort of competition…or at least encourage cable techs to actually know anything they’re doing with Cable Cards. ZDNet So how will consumers be affected? The truth is there is very little benefit to this switch for consumers, some industry experts say. […]

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Is Netflix still working on Yet Another Box?

This really makes perfect sense, but I’m not sure how it will differentiate itself from the current STB offerings that do integrate TiVo. And wouldn’t this be competing with their own partners? Maybe this is the joy of everyone having to use CableCard now. Who knows, this is all rumors. TiVo Lovers Now Engadget is reporting that Netflix has been […]

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Jaman, now playing on AppleTV


Does anyone even have an AppleTV here? I think it’s funny how Microsoft gets bashed all the time by their lack of "better" 3rd party apps, but Apple pretty much gets ignored the fact that they really have zero. But then again, I’d imaginge there’s a few more MCE users than AppleTV, huh 🙂 GigaOM Jaman has done a great […]

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