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The latest update to Gran Turismo 5 Prologue has turned the game into a video download platform rivaling the console you play it on, with episodes of Top Gear and other auto shows, plus exclusive HD content filmed just for the game. Also packed in the update are some gameplay fixes, although we're...

August 1st 2008 at 3:53pm 0 Comments
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Pioneer just announced their SyncTV on-line television download service. The ad-supported, subscription-based service costs between $2 to $4 per channel per month or $2 for any show you wish to download outside of your subscription -- there's no mention of streaming capability (though it's not excl...

November 19th 2007 at 4:59am 0 Comments
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Pioneer just announced their SyncTV on-line television download service. The ad-supported, subscription-based service costs between $2 to $4 per channel per month or $2 for any show you wish to download outside of your subscription -- there's no mention of streaming capability (though it's not excl...

November 19th 2007 at 4:59am 0 Comments
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In a recent CNET article, Forrester Research analyst James McQuivey explains Sony's lost opportunity to capture the media download market. Due to their fixation on UMD, Sony has let Apple hold a near-monopoly on digital downloads. "The thing is, Sony could have been all this. The Sony PSP is one of...

April 30th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Get ready to mop the juices fanboy, Microsoft just announced that Reed Hastings, chairman and chief executive of Netflix, will join their 10-member board of directors. So Microsoft -- the people behind the Xbox Live video-download service -- and Netflix -- recently seen pushing into digital delivery...

March 27th 2007 at 7:43am 0 Comments
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Movie Gallery -- the media cats behind Hollywood Video and Game Crazy stores -- just announced a foray into the online video rental service. Set to launch sometime in mid-to-late 2007, the new service is meant to complement its brick-and-mortar business. They also announced an extension to their mo...

March 21st 2007 at 10:46am 0 Comments
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Usually when a vendor says available "later this year," they deliver in December, not the following month. So excuse our surprise to find Amazon's Unbox video download service "Now Available!" to any broadband connected Series2 or Series3 TiVo. That's right, after a brief pilot kicked off in Februa...

March 7th 2007 at 4:34am 0 Comments
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Inspired by a for-pay IGN article, Andrew Yoon at PSP Fanboy explains the process of downloading free videos from the Japanese P-TV service. The walkthough includes pictures to translate important store links into English, so even we greasy Americans can play along. Of course, PSP gamers who don't u...

January 4th 2007 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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Looks like all those rumors and conspiracy theories regarding a Wal-Mart download store actually counted for something this time around. Just in time for the holidays, Wal-Mart has announced its very own video download service, which will kick off in "beta" mode next week with an exclusive Superman...

November 28th 2006 at 10:58am 0 Comments