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First up, for sports fans this week is all about the finals, whether NBA or NHL -- it's time to take the trophy home. Otherwise, the Wachowskis have a big week, with the release of Jupiter Ascending on Blu-ray, and the new series Sense8 hitting Netflix Friday morning. The remastered version of The...

June 2nd 2015 at 8:03pm 0 Comments
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If you're reading this, then you might not be watching HBO Signature's The Wire HD marathon as it covers season four, which some consider to be the best in the series. Of course, you can jump in anywhere you want with the remastered version thanks to HBO Go, although series creator David Simon poi...

December 29th 2014 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
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Ever since we heard that The Wire would be coming back -- and this time in widescreen HD -- we've felt equal parts joy and unease. Who could turn down another trip through the streets of Baltimore, reformatted for modern televisions? On the other hand, even with a careful hand at the dial -- or no...

December 5th 2014 at 6:32pm 0 Comments
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Fans of HBO's 'The Wire' finally have a date for when the series will return to TV: December 26th. The day after Christmas a remastered HD cut of the show will be available in its entirety on HBO Go, and start airing (at the pace of one season per day) on HBO Signature. It's been said that series...

December 2nd 2014 at 6:17pm 0 Comments
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Some of us have been waiting for this for years (*cough*, Ben), and now HBO has confirmed it: The Wire is being remastered and will be rebroadcast in high definition. News of the series' return to television popped up in a promo captured by Arthur Gies, and HBOWatch found some listings in the TV G...

September 2nd 2014 at 9:52pm 0 Comments
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Being a Cablevision customer was hard. Watching your colleagues with FiOS subscriptions stream Carnivale on their iPads, the guy who pays Dish Network for his programming could get Cinemax on his smartphone -- and all you had was YouTube for entertainment. Fortunately, the final major provider...

December 20th 2011 at 12:35pm 0 Comments
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It's official. HBO content just entered the digital halls of iTunes with variable pricing. Episodes of Rome and The Sopranos pop for $2.99 while The Wire and Sex and the City (yes the complete series) go for the iTunes "standard" pricing of $1.99. We just fired-up iTunes and confirmed it just like...

May 13th 2008 at 1:08am 0 Comments
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Motorola exec Dan Maloney reported at the Mobile World Congress that HD set-top boxes accounted for 50% of sales for the Home and Networks unit of the company, and 27% of the company's overall revenue. We're certainly glad Motorola's happy about things, but we can think of a few HDTV owners still w...

February 12th 2008 at 2:53pm 0 Comments