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Christian Hokenson enjoys knife throwing, growing exotic mosses, and that warm spot where the sun shines through the corrugated box. Christian also writes for Gadget Review. You can also find Christian on Google+, and Twitter.

Time Warner Cable Offers HBO Starter Bundle for $29.99

Time Warner cable met their competition head-to-head today by offering an HBO starter bundle for $29.99-per-month to new customers.

Obituary: Blockbuster Video

Blockbuster Video, once the most boffo of all video store chains, died this Wednesday after a long period spent in a persistent vegetative state. The once mighty brick-n-mortar retailer of top-rated movies was 28 years old.

Comcast Backtracks On Netflix Deal, While Netflix May Be Ready For The Big Screen

Comcast is walking back speculation that the cable giant would soon be adding Netflix, making it the first time the streaming service would be available on a cable company's set-top box. Meanwhile, speculation is that Netflix might make movies for the big screen.

IMAX Partners with PRIMA Cinema for High Quality Premium Home Theater

IMAX and PRIMA Cinema announced a partnership today that will allow IMAX to use PRIMA Cinema transmittal technology to deliver high quality premium content to your home… that is if your home can afford one.

Comcast Takes First Step Toward Unbundling HBO

Comcast announced pricing for a special bundle featuring their high-speed Internet service along with local channels, the Streampix streaming service and— drumroll please —HBO, all for the reasonable price of $39.99 for 12 months.

Netflix Will Soon Surpass HBO In Paid Subscribers

Netflix, a company once considered to be on life-support by Wall Street gambling wags, is expected to dominate HBO in paid U.S. subscribers by the end of 2013. Estimates put Netflix at roughly 31 million subscribers as of the 4th quarter of this year, with HBO at around 29 million paid customers.

DC’s Animated Short Spans 75 Years Of Superman In 2 Minutes

DC Comics premiered an animated short on YouTube yesterday and it must be seen by any true Superfan. Directed by Zack Snyder (Man of Steel) and Bruce Timm (Superman: The Animated Series), it's a terrific video capsule that showcases the evolution of the superhero character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

Netflix Poised to Expand to Cable Set-Top Boxes in 2014

Netflix, a company once on the verge of everyone's tech death pool, has begun discussions with several pay-TV service providers to be included as an app on smart set-top boxes, and may finalize their first deal as early as the first business quarter of 2014.

Twitter and Comcast strike deal for direct viewing from Tweets

In a deal between Twitter, Comcast and NBCUniversal, Twitter users will see expanded tweets about NBCUniversal shows and be able to record or watch those shows directly from the tweet.

Was HD Home Theater Responsible For Breaking Bad’s Success?

Breaking Bad cinematographer Michael Slovis mentions that the show might not have found its success with audiences if not for the "perfect storm" of a visually creative mind creating a show during the advent of affordable home theater technology.

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