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Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:Riddle me this -- what do you get when you cross the cost savings of a peer-to-peer network with the stability, reliability, and security of a traditional CDN (Content Delivery Network)? The answer, if one Se

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Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:Whenever the subject of Microsoft's WMV codec comes up, I can't help but break out into my best Jerry McGuire impersonation. \"Help me help you,\" I beg. \"Help me help you.\" Yet, despite my ability to do a spot

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Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:These past few weeks I did the unthinkable -- I traveled through Europe without a laptop. Oh sure, to those Luddite readers among us (all two of you), this might not sound like an impressive feat. However, to

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Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:There is something that I've never really understood when it comes to the digital entertainment debate. That is: where do people get their sense of entitlement with regard to content? Don't get me wrong -- I

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Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology: Every now and again an advertisement is so perfect that one must draw attention to it. Sometimes it's the humor that sits up and demands to be seen. Sometimes it's the spot-on commentary. Sometimes it's the

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Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:Upon learning of Microsoft's rumored iPod competitor, the Zune, iPod fanatics could be heard around the globe: \"It's just an iPod rip-off.\" \"Can't the boys in Redmond do anything without copying the mighty Jo

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Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:It's official; the video blogging world is coming into its own. The harbinger to this digital coming of age? Well it might just be the explosion of everybody's favorite rocket, Rocketboom. After all -- a medi

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Engadget's weekly column, The Clicker, ran a topic that might be of interest to most of you. They have taken some of the pain out of shopping for a new HDTV. They have five very good HDTVs and provided a good explanation of why they are special and what makes them better then others. Plus, to make i

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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:In last week's The Clicker we suggested adding advertising to YouTube's streams in an effort to help alleviate what could soon become the crushing burden of their success. In this, the final insta

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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:Recently we talked about the upstart sensation, YouTube. As a social phenomenon and a growing entity, YouTube's rise to glory has been nothing short of meteoric. In just one year YouTube has taken

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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:Riddle me this: what do you get when you combine a nifty little piece of Flash software, some backend mojo, an army of cellphone-toting teens, and one "Lazy Sunday" clip? The answer is, o

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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:You could all but see the gears turning in his head as he pondered the statement. "Clearly," he thought to himself, "I've misheard. He can't seriously be saying what I think he's s

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So you're a small content producer who wants to release high definition video, but can't pick a format for fear of alienating half your customers? No problem. CustomFlix (who also just announced deals to provide DVDs of niche TV shows) will store a digital copy of your content, and burn it onto Blu-

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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:99% of the time I'm just your average mild-mannered tech-writer. However, every now and again, when the conditions are just right, I stroll over to my bookcase, reach to the top shelf and gently p

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