Time Warner Cable SportsNet to broadcast MLS opener LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire


This coming Sunday, Mar. 3 Time Warner Cable SportsNet will broadcast the LA Galaxy’s opening match against Chicago Fire from The Home Depot Center in Los Angeles. The soccer match will be the first of 22…

Amazon Instant Video adds HGTV, DIY, Food Network and more shows from Scripps

Alison Victoria, Host Kitchen Crashers

A deal announced today by Amazon puts hundreds of TV episodes from Scripps Networks Interactive a click away for Amazon Prime subscribers and Instant Video customers. The Scripps channels include HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking…

The Flixies: Netflix asks users to hand out awards


Looking to capitalize on the post-Oscars vibe for a little publicity push, Netflix is holding an awards ceremony of their own: the Flixies.

Amazon Cloud Player now available for Apple’s iPad


Amazon has announced their Cloud Player app is now available for Apple’s iPad, making it easier for you to stream all the music you own anywhere without having to store it all on your tablet. With…

‘Rocky,’ ‘Patton,’ ‘Black Swan’ and more on sale at Amazon

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Six different movies are on sale right now as part of Amazon’s Blu-ray deal of the week.

Amazon Instant Video adds Justified for Prime members, The Shield coming soon


Amazon has announced episodes of the FX series Justified are being made available to Prime members at no additional cost. The episodes are currently available to purchase for $1.99 each, or within a discounted season pass….

New Toshiba microSDHC cards optimized for HD content

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Toshiba has announced the launch of new microSDHC Memory Cards based on SeeQVault technology that are optimized for storing and reading high-definition content. Two configurations of the cards will be available as samples starting the end…

‘Continuum’ Season One Blu-ray & DVD release date & details


Universal has confirmed Continuum Season One will be released to Blu-ray and DVD on March 26, 2013. Along with all ten episodes of the first season, a bonus feature on both formats will include discussions from…

Sony announces lightweight Xperia Tablet Z Q2 shipping


Sony has announced the Xperia Tablet Z will start shipping worldwide in the second quarter of this year. The 10.1″ Xperia Tablet is based on the Xperia Z smartphone (pictured left), sharing the same material construction…

The Oscars 2013 winners, best & worst performances


The 85th Oscars aired last night on ABC and early ratings put the three-and-a-half hour event the highest since 2007 when Ellen DeGeneres hosted. Nielsen reports give the show a 4% increase from last year at…

Amazon offers one-day deal for Oscar-winners on Instant Video

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HD versions of Oscar classics are going for $6 today.

‘The Oscars’ Academy Awards broadcasts Sunday night


Will you be watching the 85th Academy Awards this Sunday? This year’s Oscars ceremony begins at 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific on ABC, broadcast from Dolby Theatre (formerly the Kodak Theatre) in Hollywood, California. Seth MacFarlane…

‘House of Cards’ pays off for Netflix


Netflix’ new original series is a hit, says poll.

PS4 Press Event Parody


Just for laughs, and because Sony really didn’t actually reveal a physical console to the masses, Next Media Animation (NMA.TV) has released an animated parody video of yesterday’s Sony PlayStation 4 event in New York City.

More PS4: 4K video, Blu-ray, and used games are a go!

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We’re learning a lot more about the PlayStation 4, just hours after it was announced.

Sony PS4 To Push Limits Of Social Gaming


Sony unveiled their newest game system today, but the PlayStation 4 console itself was absent from the entire presentation.

‘Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away’ set to release on Blu-ray 3D


Paramount has announced Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away will release to Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD on March 12, 2013. The film, released to theaters late December, was executive produced by James Cameron (Avatar) and written/directed…

PlayStation 4 announced, but not seen

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Sony made it official at 6:09pm EST today: The PlayStation 4 is real.

Dish Network adds 89,000 net pay-TV subs in 2012


Today Dish Network released their end-of-year financial reports, claiming total revenue of $14.27 billion in 2012, compared to $14.05 billion in 2011 (which represents a 1.6 percent increase). In 2012 Dish Network added about 89,000 net…

Google Seeks Early Adopters For Google Glass


Google is looking for its first early adopters to incorporate Google Glass into their lives by way of a social network contest wherein “bold, creative individuals” vie for the chance to help Google shape the future. Interested folks can do this via Google+ or Twitter using a hashtag created for the event (which ends February 27th): #ifihadglass.