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Oct 24, 2009

Hulu To Start Charging Users In 2010

Was Hulu and its free access to TV programming too good to be true? It appears so, as the company has announced that it will start charging a fee sometime in 2010. Hulu currently allows users to view streamed versions of popular TV shows, with commercials, via a Web browser. Continue Reading
Hulu To Start Charging Users In 2010

Oct 21, 2009

Samsung and Blockbuster Ink VOD Deal For HDTVs and Players

With video on demand becoming an ever-more-popular distribution platform for a variety of films and other productions, the electronics firm Samsung and video rental giant Blockbuster have made a deal to bring video on demand to a variety of Samsung devices. Continue Reading
Samsung and Blockbuster Ink VOD Deal For HDTVs and Players

Oct 06, 2009

Is 99 Cents the New Free For Movie Downloads?

With so much free video available on the Internet, some people are unwilling to pay anything whatsoever. However, more and more companies are looking to cash in on the marriage of immediacy and affordability with downloads for 99 cents each. Continue Reading
Is 99 Cents the New Free For Movie Downloads?

Sep 13, 2009

LG To Add VUDU To Its Blu-ray Players

VUDU, which streams high-definition films and other entertainment to home consumers, has made a deal with LG Electronics to make their products available on LG's Wireless Network Blu-ray player, aka LG model BD390. Continue Reading
LG To Add VUDU To Its Blu-ray Players

Sep 04, 2009

Samsung Announces YouTube Service for Select Blu-ray Players

Love YouTube content but don't want to have to sit at your computer to watch it? Samsung Electronics America is adding YouTube compatibility for no additional fee to the BDP1600, the BD-P3600 and BD-P4600 Blu-ray players. Continue Reading
Samsung Announces YouTube Service for Select Blu-ray Players

Jul 14, 2009

What Would You Pay To "Day-and-Date" Download a First Run Movie in HD?

The question in the headline of this article is a good one, with theatrical exhibitors and the studios drawing possible battle lines on either side of it. Studios are wondering if this may be a profitable new venue for new releases, while theatre owners are staunchly opposed. Continue Reading
What Would You Pay To

Jul 13, 2009

Sony To Add Netflix and ON Networks To BRAVIA Internet Video Platform This Fall

If you're a Netflix subscriber who also owns a Sony HDTV equipped with the BRAVIA Internet Video platform, you'll be happy to hear that Sony plans to add the Netflix streaming video-on-demand application to its roster this fall. Continue Reading
Sony To Add Netflix and ON Networks To BRAVIA Internet Video Platform This Fall

May 06, 2009

Audiophile Download Firm In Germany Raises $3.3m

Germany's web-based music download service Soundcloud has acquired another 3.3 million dollars in U.S. funds to further finance its download capabilities geared toward music professionals and producers, according to an article in TheStandard.com. Continue Reading
Audiophile Download Firm In Germany Raises $3.3m

Apr 27, 2009

Apple Denies Rumor About 1080p Video on iTunes

There are a few issues circling around the rumor that Apple has been are adding 1080p video, the highest available video resolution, to its imagery on iTunes. If Apple is able to do this, why would they deny it? Conversely, if Apple is not doing it, what prompted the rumors? Continue Reading
Apple Denies Rumor About 1080p Video on iTunes

Mar 13, 2009

Sirius XM To Release iPhone App In June

While FM radio tries hopelessly to get on platforms like the Apple iPhone - Sirius XM satellite radio has an early leg up on the competition with an upcoming Sirius XM application that will allow its subscribers to hear music, news and Howard Stern. Continue Reading
Sirius XM To Release iPhone App In June

Jan 06, 2009

Apple To Lower The Price of More Songs To $0.69 Per Track

Apple has announced that it will now have two prices for single songs in their iTunes Music store. New and very popular songs will now cost $1.29 while many other tracks will have a lower cost of $0.69 each. The new, lower price is partially designed to make piracy of songs less desirable. Continue Reading
Apple To Lower The Price of More Songs To $0.69 Per Track

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