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Emmy voters won't have to worry about keeping up with the remote for their DVD players for much longer. The Television Academy is teaming up with Google to replace the truckload of physical media sent out each year by giving each eligible member a Chromecast. "The initiative represents the latest...

July 14th 2015 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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The Xbox One may have received an Emmy this week, but don't worry about Master Chief stealing the spotlight from <your favorite actor here>, because these are the Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards, and the award was in the category of Television Enhancement Devices. "Microsoft is in goo...

January 17th 2015 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Netflix's push into original content has received its latest positive feedback from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, netting 14 nominations for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Most of those went to standout series House of Cards, which was nominated for Most Outstanding Drama,...

July 18th 2013 at 11:54pm 0 Comments
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The South Park WoW episode: "Make Love, Not Warcraft" won the Creative Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour). Though the Primetime Emmys will not take place until Sunday, September 16th, the Creative Arts Emmys were awarded yesterday, September 8th at the Shrine...

September 9th 2007 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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With the fictional Emmy awards out of the way, Microsoft today announced that it has won an Emmy for, ahem, "Pioneering Work in Near and Real-Time Fully Programmable Shading Via Modern Graphics Processors." It's got to be hard to write that all on one envelope. A simpler way of saying it: DirectX go...

January 10th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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I'm lounging in the plush living room deep in the heart of the remote mountain that contains TUAW's HQ watching the Emmys and relaxing. Surely there would be no Apple news during this telecast, which TVSquad is covering live, right?Wrong. Nothing earth shattering, but Apple has debuted a new Get a M...

August 27th 2006 at 8:55pm 0 Comments
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What we're watching: The Emmys are in standard-def tonight, which would be bad enough but since it also bumps preseason Sunday Night Football it is especially irksome. ABC & Fox decide to combat TV awards by showing movies, with Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars Episode II both kicking off...

August 27th 2006 at 4:46pm 0 Comments