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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.

AT&T: iPad activations up 200% over last year

A press release from AT&T claims Apple iPad activations from Nov. 1 through Nov. 3 were up 200% over the same launch period last...

Time Warner Cable upgrading internet speed in Los Angeles, NYC and Hawaii to follow

Time Warner Cable is currently upgrading Internet speeds for customers in Los Angeles who subscribe to Ultimate 50 Mbps service. The free upgrade to...

Why are people still buying Blu-ray Discs?

With all the available options for downloading and streaming digital movies and TV shows, one might wonder why we even need physical discs anymore....

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.

AT&T launches over 100 Live TV channels for Apple iOS devices

AT&T’s U-verse App for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad now provides access to over 100 live TV channels you subscribe to. But what might...

Panasonic now shipping 65” Ultra HD 4k TV

Panasonic is now shipping their VIERA line 65” Ultra HD 4k TV with model number TC-L65WT600. The new Ultra HD TV, with list price...

Seiki 65” 4k TV will sell for $3k – but how does it compare?

Seiki has announced their 65” SE65UY04 4k TV will ship in December. As it should, the Ultra HD TV holds a resolution of 3,840...

Dish launches new TV service bundles for businesses

Dish has launched two new satellite TV service bundles that make it easier for businesses to choose based on their needs. The Business Complete...

Legitimate Streaming Services Not Stemming Tide of Piracy

A study commissioned by Comcast-owned NBC/Universal maintains that online piracy of media content has not slowed one iota, even with the expanded offerings by...

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Movies Anywhere Offering Free Bonus Movie With Purchase

Movies Anywhere is offering a free bonus digital movie with the purchase of one eligible movie from a selection of thousands. Soon after purchasing...

Price Drop: The Lord of the Rings 4k Blu-ray Motion Picture Trilogy

The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy on 4k Blu-ray has held its retail price of $89.99 since releasing last December, but...

4k Blu-rays Releasing This Month, April 2021

This month there are several 4k Blu-ray releases from classic and niche movie genres we thought you should know about. Be sure to check...

Ken Burns’ TV Series ‘Baseball’ Remastered in HD for Blu-ray

Baseball: A Film By Ken Burns (1994) has been fully restored and remastered in HD (1080p) for release on Blu-ray Disc. The original TV series was...