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Vudu drops price of over 100 HDX titles to $9.99

Looking to get digital copies of all those movie discs collecting dust on your shelf? Vudu has dropped the price of over 100 titles in HDX quality to $9.99 each. Previously priced $14.99 or higher, blockbuster…

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Game of Thrones: Season 1 on Blu-ray just $20

Here’s a deal that’s hard to pass up. Amazon has got Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season on sale for just $19.95 — that’s 75% off the list price of $79.99! The 5-Disc set from HBO…

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Deal Alert: Get Up To 40%-Off Sony 4k TVs

Thinking of getting a 4k TV but not sure what’s out there? Amazon is currently offering up to 40-percent off select Sony 4k Ultra HD TVs. Among the selected models, the Sony 55″ X800B is priced…

Blu-ray titles pass 1,000, ‘The Dark Knight’ leads sales

Sony’s high-def Blu-ray Disc format reached 1000 titles last week, with 841 titles now available and 185 scheduled for future release. The average price of a Blu-ray Disc on Amazon.com currently stands at $23, which has…

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DirecTV launches Comcast SportsNet New England in HD

Comcast SportsNet (CSN) in New England is now available to DirecTV customers. The channel will broadcast in HD (High-Definition) 24 hours, seven days a week. Customers will have access to Boston Celtics games in HD along…

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Microsoft and Akamai team up to stream HD

In today’s news Microsoft and Akamai Technologies are partnering to bring HD video to PCs. According to an article from CNET, the streaming service will run on Windows Server 2008 with Microsoft’s Silverlight media player. Akamai,…

Disney-ABC and Verizon strike HD VOD deal

Disney-ABC Television Group and Verizon have agreed to offer ABC content through Verizon’s FiOS TV HD VOD (Video-On-Demand) library. FiOS subscribers can now get “Desperate Housewives,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Lost,” and other TV shows on-demand, in high-definition,…

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Fallout 3 released at midnight

After what seems like an eternity Fallout 3 is finally out for Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. Very few games have made it to the midnight release status. Fallout 3 is one of them among…

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AT&T U-verse to add HD channels, expands in Madison, WI

AT&T will add 30 new HD channels to their U-verse line-up on Nov. 3. This brings the company’s high-definition offerings to over 75 channels, which the company says surpasses cable TV HD offerings in U-Verse serviced…

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‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ goes back 3500 years

This week Lucas Arts introduced a new chapter in the Star Wars galaxy. Star Wars: The Old Republic will be a massive multi-player game set 3,500 years before Annakin Skywalker was born, when the Old Republic…

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DISH Network adds more MPEG-4 HD markets

DISH Network has added MPEG-4 based HD to 21 more US markets. The MPEG-4 video/audio compression scheme is advanced enough to allow 1080p resolution broadcasts, surpassing the standard 720p and 1080i HD broadcasts most networks and…

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DTV, EDTV, and HDTV explained

For many of you getting prepared for the digital TV (DTV) transition in 2009, and just starting to get a grasp on various television standards, you may be confused about all the SD’s and HD’s that…

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Return to Rapture – ‘Bioshock 2′ trailer released

2K has released a trailer for the sequel to Bioshock appropriately called Bioshock 2. The next adventure in Rapture is scheduled for Fall ’09 release. Although I’m not a fan of teasers released a year in…