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CinemaNow's movie library is about to get a bit larger and a good deal sharper, thanks to a new deal with Intel. Yesterday, the video on-demand service announced that it's now offering a slate of 1080p HD movies for the first time, available on PCs packing a second generation Intel Core CPU. Acco...

October 7th 2011 at 3:01pm 0 Comments
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Screen Grabs chronicles the uses (and misuses) of real-world gadgets in today's movies and TV. Send in your sightings (with screen grab!) to screengrabs at engadget dot com. It's been a long time coming but after years of cataloging various gadgets in TV and movies, we finally got our own starri...

July 6th 2011 at 6:55pm 0 Comments
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Not since Hollywood Reporter told us about a possible Asteroids bio-pic have we been excited about a film or TV show: Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Merv Griffin Entertainment has hammered out a deal with Namco Bandai to develop a reality TV show based on Pac-Man. Envisioned by Merv Griffin E...

January 17th 2011 at 4:23pm 0 Comments
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Just in case rumors that The Great Gatsby would be shot in 3D weren't enough, apparently Fuji TV has worked with Sony on a new broadcast drama shot in 3D which will debut next week. Ten episodes of Tokyo Control will be broadcast in 3D for cable subscribers, showing a slice of life of air traffic c...

January 12th 2011 at 11:53pm 0 Comments
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Screen Grabs chronicles the uses (and misuses) of real-world gadgets in today's movies and TV. Send in your sightings (with screen grab!) to screengrabs at engadget dt com. Just look at that cold-blooded killer up there. And Dexter's no choir boy either! Yes, the Nokia N8 is well and truly out and...

October 4th 2010 at 8:06am 0 Comments
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We've already heard rumors that Apple was working to convince networks to offer 99 cent TV show rentals on iTunes -- and possibly on a forthcoming Apple TV / iTV as well -- and it looks like things might now be starting to firm up a bit. According to Bloomberg, "three people familiar with the plan"...

August 24th 2010 at 5:52pm 0 Comments
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We'd already heard that Apple hoped to bring at least some TV shows down to the 99-cent mark on iTunes in time for the iPad launch, and it looks like CBS is now the first to officially come on board. While a final deal apparently isn't done just yet, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves has flatly told the Financ...

February 19th 2010 at 1:33pm 0 Comments