E3 08: Sony’s Announcements

July 15, 2008 by · 9 Comments 

Sony had there E3 press conference today as well, they made some pretty big announcements about their video service, the big one being it will be available tonight.

E3 08: Microsoft’s Announcements

July 14, 2008 by · 13 Comments 

Microsoft had there E3 conference this morning, no doubt they had announcements regarding high definition medium.

Sony To Launch Video Download Service

June 30, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

Sony has announced that they will roll out their download service in the United States this summer, it is unknown if this will also include Canada.

Roku Netflix Box Selling Like Hotcakes

June 20, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

It’s been a month since the Roku/Netflix box debuted, and according to the suits, consumers are welcoming the box with open arms.  Demand is both steady, and fairly voluminous — with “thousands” of replacement shipments arriving weekly.

This DVD Will Self Destruct

June 5, 2008 by · 17 Comments 

We read over at Engadget that Staples will soon be stocking Felxplay DVDs. For those who do not remember, Flexplay was a disposable DVD previously sold at places like 7-Eleven.  After 48 hours the discs would destroy themselves via a chemical reaction with oxygen. These things will retail for about $4 to $6, think of [...]

DVDPlay Offers Blu-ray in Grocery Store Kiosks

May 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

I am sure a number of you have seen the DVDPlay machines in your local grocery store, renting DVDs for $1.50. This short and to the point article reports that DVDPlay will be adding Blu-ray to the kiosks, with no pricing differential – first titles from Sony being Untraceable and Men in Black. Being a [...]

Roku NetFlix Box Debuts, Jaws Drop

May 20, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

While it was only a matter of time before a Netflix set-top-box was revealed, few would have expected it today. The box from Roku is capable of pulling, from your Netflix queue, any “watch now” titles/shows and thereby streaming via the Roku unit. The box itself is HDD-less, and simply buffers the stream from Netflix. [...]

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