The week in HD – a wrap up

Cablevision subscribers won’t get World Series on FOX
To both companys: How can you not give Americans the World Series? Seven days into a carriage dispute blocking Cablevision subscribers from FOX programming the network urges them to “purchase an over the air antenna now.” Lame. Read More

Samsung to make prescription 3D glasses
Remember we spoke about how much it sucks to wear 3D goggles over the top of your regular glasses? Well Samsung plans to resolve that by making prescription 3D shutter glasses…could they start a new fashion trend? Read Story

Sony Movie Channel launches on Dish, DirecTV and U-verse
The much anticipated debut movie channel from Sony launched and guess what? It broadcasts in high definition! It’s an interesting move by Sony not follow the trend in naming the channel with the extension “HD” – maybe they just wanted to be different. Here’s hoping other service providers pick up the channel soon. Read Story

World Cup to release on 3D Blu-ray
More 3D news. Sony & FIFA will release the 2010 World Cup from South Africa on 3D Blu-ray Disc Nov. 16. The documentary style film will feature highlights and interviews from 25 matches produced in 3D. Read Story

Netflix goes disc free on PS3
The Netflix app launched softly last weekend (officially on Oct. 18) so now you can stream movies without the disc on your PlayStation 3. Toss it away, use it as a drink coaster, or keep it around just in case. Read Story

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Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot writes about technology, broadcasting, and digital entertainment. You can also find him on Gameverse, Gadget Review, and Google+.

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