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Sony to purchase IMAX?

Now that it is a new year, it is time to introduce new rumors. The first of which is that Sony is planning to buy IMAX!

I’m sure that all of you have seen an IMAX film. Only the most lucky of us would probably have an IMAX as our home theater. read more…

Netflix Hiring Engineer For Facebook Integration

Netflix is a very widely used product with loyal subscribers all over the United States. However, right now, the user interface of Netflix’s online website doesn’t feel very web 2.0 oriented with many elements feeling dated. read more…

Vizio Maintains Spot as Top US TV Manufacturer, Now Has 30% of Market

While companies like Sony and Samsung have been big name HDTV manufacturers for some time, Vizio is making quite the name for itself. In fact, it seems that Vizio has managed to maintain its spot as the top TV in the United States with a surprisingly high 30% market share. read more…

Did Netflix Overpay For Epix?

Here’s a shock for you–seems that the crew out at the Motley Fool think that Netflix overpaid for Epix.  And when I look at his logic, he’s part right, and part wrong.

See, he’s got a point in that Netflix shelled out about two hundred million annually for the rights to get Epix content ninety degrees after Epix gets it. read more…

Remember Video Stores? They Still Exist!

One thing we don’t think about, while watching the various format wars take place before our very eyes, is what happened to the brick and mortar video store. Considering that now, the chains are pretty much down to Blockbuster and deep dark-horse Family Video, it’s the mom and pop stores that are having the tough times. read more…

Netflix Stock Expected By Some To Climb 20% Due To Subscriber Boosts

It’s probably not going to hit anyone as a huge surprise that Netflix is having a positively unbelievable year.  Lots of new titles, lots of new streaming going on (Epix was a huge win for them), and most importantly of all, lots and lots of new subscribers. read more…

Netflix Wont Be Streaming HBO Content Any Time Soon

It was a big move for Netflix, not so long ago, when Epix announced that they’d be working with the current movie rental king (and let’s face it, they pretty much are) to get Epix’s content streaming into Netflix. read more…

HP Releases Companion Projector For Around $500

Everyone’s favorite printer maker Hewlett-Packard has come forth today to announce that they are launching their Companion Projector. While this projector won’t be displaying any 1080p content as it only has an SVGA resolution of 858 x 600, it’s a perfect alternative for those who need a quick projector set up either for a budget home theater or a presentation. read more…

Next Month on YouTube-Streaming Cricket Matches

YouTube’s next big step toward profitability is about a month away, folks, as they’ll start streaming live matches from the Indian Premier League of cricket.

As it turns out, YouTube is HUGE in Australia, boasting roughly six million visitors a month, who watch an average of about six videos each per month (thirty five million videos viewed, though they won’t confirm it). read more…

Bidding War Breaks Out For YouTubes Front Page

Apparently, folks, the advertisers are starting to get the idea that, when a web site gets a cripplingly massive load of eyeballs, it’s a good idea to have your product or service’s name attached to it so that cripplingly massive load of eyeballs can see it too. read more…

Vudu has been purchased by Wal-Mart

Vudu has been giving its users instant access to broadband Internet users or those with Internet ready TVs. Wal-Mart, in its spirit of customer service and really wanting to turn a profit has acquired Vudu. read more…

A Great Anti-Piracy Commercial From The IT Crowd

I just had this pointed out to me, folks, but apparently the crew over at The IT Crowd took a stab at those wonderfully ridiculous “you wouldn’t steal” ads that the MPAA was putting out in a desperate bid to prevent movie piracy. read more…

Theaters Planning To Join Boycott of Alice In Wonderland 3D??

Sometimes, folks, I can’t shake the feeling that I’M the one going down the rabbit hole the more I hear about Alice In Wonderland 3D.

Just a few days after getting the earth-shaking announcement that theatergoers were looking to lead a boycott against Alice In Wonderland 3D, imagine my stunned surprise to hear that even the theaters were planning to boycott–as in, they WOULDN’T SHOW IT. read more…

Redboxs Digital Expansion Has The Snowballs Chance

Somewhere, whoever’s currently running Blockbuster just broke out in a cold sweat because Redbox is getting IDEAS, and they’re not very friendly ones.

Seems that Redbox is looking into the idea of expanding its offerings to include digital downloads, allowing customers to download movies from central Redbox kiosks to customers’ own media like SD cards, USB devices, or other similar media. read more…

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