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Articles tagged with: Movies

Sony Brings Qriocity Video Service To Smartphones

Sony recently introduced an app for Android devices called “Music Unlimited” which allowed Android users to listen to their favorite tracks on Qriocity powered cloud based music service.

Following the same tracks, Sony is planning to bring the Qriocity video service to Sony Ericsson smartphones. However, this service would be initially available on only a number of selected handsets. Currently, Sony plans to launch it only on its Sony Ericsson Xperia smartphones.

GE Working On 1TB Storage Compact Discs

GE has just revealed a breakthrough in optical storage that can greatly reduce the number of CD case space you’ll need in your one bedroom apartment. They’ve revealed a 500GB disc that can store up to 20 blu-rays, or 100 standard DVDs.

The breakthrough may offer new way to store our digital media. For example, one could store up to 100 Action-genre movies on one disc, and up to 100 Romance-genre movies on another disc, and a collection of 10 discs could hold up to a 1,000 movies.

This Massive LCD Multi-touch Table Runs Windows 7!

Are you ready to start staring into the depths of the internet instead of the innate crumb of a long-dead tree for a small price of just $18,000? Your wish can be fulfilled by Ideum’s MT55 Platform multitouch table!

The costly table sits 31″ tall and sports a 55″ 1080p display.

First Ever Eye-Tracking 3D Monitor

Yesterday, LG uncovered the worlds first ever monitor (DX2000) operating eye-track technology to maintain an optimal 3D image from a range of viewing angles.

It is a rebellion in the 3D world. Although people are very slow to take up the 3D display because of high prices, a more grave reason is the high-tech 3D glasses.

The 20-inch D2000 monitor was developed as a fully efficient entertainment display competent of generating games, movies and images in all their levelheaded brilliance.

BitTorrent Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary

A programmer by the name of Bram Cohen invented something very special 10 years ago, the first peer-to-peer BitTorrent protocol, in April of 2011.

Just three months later he posted “My new app, BitTorrent, is now in working order” on Yahoo Groups, along with a URL.

Cohen wrote the first BitTorrent client in Python, and while it received a very slow welcoming, it was just years later when the platform really took off.

Hulu Going For Sale?

According to anonymous reports and various sources, the television and movie streaming service, Hulu, has received an unexpected offer to acquire the company. According to the Wall Street Journal, Hulu is weighing offers on whether or not to sell the company.

However, working as an Assistant Editor at Hulu during its launch phase, I know that the company was funded entirely by both Fox and NBC in what was originally joint venture startup.

Sony Introduces VAIO L, AIO Desktop W/ 3D

It looks like Sony has another All-In-One desktop up its sleeve, this time with 3D, offering HD picture quality as a PC/TV combo. The attractive looking device carries a 24″ diagonal LED backlit multi-touch display, offering touch access to the Internet and TV (on select models).

Enjoy your favorite movies on Blu-ray, listen to your favorite tunes, and view your recently snapped photos on the large 24″ screen. The Sony VAIO L Series features a full HD 3D display and allows users to enjoy PC games at a high resolution, in 3D.

DISH Network Offers 3 Mo. Free Blockbuster

The well known satellite television operator, Dish Network has just announced that it will be giving new customers three months of Blockbuster by Mail, after the television giant purchased Blockbuster for $320 million. Dish will be making the offer at is competes with DirecTV and cable operators one one hand and Internet streaming services like Netflix on the other.

New customers will have access to over 100,000 movies, TV shows, and games with new titles arriving 28 days before they arrive on Netflix or the kiosk rental system, Redbox. How do you think Blockbuster execs felt after hearing that the company that bought them will be offering three months of free rentals.

AT&T Gets Greedier: Caps Internet + Charges Overages

AT&T has started capping its Internet service for both broadband and DSL customers. This happens almost one year after the company implemented a similar cap on the mobile service. The new limits for U-verse are 250GB of Internet per month and 150GB for ATT DSL users. Customers who exceed their limit will be charged an extra $10 for each 50GB used. AT&T has never been greedier. The company already has overly priced data and talk plans in its wireless department, and now does not offer unlimited Internet on any platform.

Redbox Will Soon Carry Videogames In Over 21,000 Locations

Redbox is a popular DVD rental kiosk that is found in many grocery stores. Users walk up to the big red machine and select from a list of popular movies and new releases. Consumers pay one or two dollars, and have a DVD vended out to them. Everything is done electronically of course, and the machines accept multiple forms of payment. To return the movie, customers simply scan the receipt and/or DVD and are merrily on their way.