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Playback is a box set compilation by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, released in 1995. It contains popular album tracks, B-sides, previously unreleased outtakes, and early songs by Petty’s previous band Mudcrutch.
A companion VHS home video, later released on DVD, was also released, featuring the band’s most popular music videos to date.

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Boxee Said To Drop The PC Client Biz With Latest Boxee 1.5 Version

Boxee Said To Drop The PC Client Biz With Latest Boxee 1.5 Version

Boxee version 1.5 will be the last PC client there is, it seems they no longer want to support that build your own Boxee box initiative. It's partly because they see the Internet TV revolution moving away from Boxee-style boxes and instead going to connected ...

Facebook Now Let's You Add Video to Facebook Comments

Facebook Now Lets You Add Video to Facebook Comments

Social video marketers, we have a news update! We recently discovered a feature that Facebook was testing and it appears that they have just made public as of today. Now, when you include a link in a comment on anyone's Facebook post or status update, ...

New DLNA Guideline Could Mean Premium Content On All Connected Devices

New DLNA Guideline Could Mean Premium Content On All Connected Devices

DLNA, The Digital Living Network Alliance, is all about getting your content from where it's stored to where you want to watch it. Now, they've teamed up with satellite, cable and telecommunications service providers on the Interoperability Guidelines to leverage DTCP-IP Protected Streaming to make ...

Google Video To Close, All Videos To Be Removed By Mid-May

Google Video To Close, All Videos To Be Removed By Mid May

In a move that should surprise no one, Google Video hosting is sailing off into the sunset. In a way, it was inevitable. Ever since Google purchased YouTube back in 2006, they haven't really had much need or reason to give attention to Google Video--and ...

NVIDIA Gives Websites Ability to Stream 3D Video with Silverlight Plug-in

NVIDIA Gives Websites Ability to Stream 3D Video with Silverlight Plug in

Holy BA...ZOOKAS! NVIDIA dropped me a note today, oddly at GDN and not ReelSEO, to tell us that they now can help you stream 3D on the web. Hot diggity, that would be cool, if I were really interested in 3D video (which I'm not ...

Vid.ly Universal Video URL Service Goes Public Beta

Vid.ly Universal Video URL Service Goes Public Beta

A while back I wrote about the new vid.ly service from Encoding.com. Well they have been working on it for some time now and today it's ready to throw open its doors and welcome in the public for the rest of the beta period. Vid.ly, ...

The Online Video Weekly News Reel - Nothing Edition

The Online Video Weekly News Reel   Nothing Edition

Nothing odd or otherwise noteworthy to report. Or rather there is and I just don't feel like it. It's Sunday and I want to get to some gaming as I'm currently playing Batman Arkham Asylum which I picked up on a Steam sale for $7.50 ...

New Netflix Competitor, Zediva, Brings Unique Twist To DVD "Rental"

New Netflix Competitor, Zediva, Brings Unique Twist To DVD Rental

There's a new Netflix in town, and it's called Zediva. After a year in beta, the service is now live to the public. DVD rentals are only $1 each in many cases (though some cost more) and Zediva can deliver movies as soon as the ...

What's The Optimal Bitrate for Encoding YouTube Uploads?

Whats The Optimal Bitrate for Encoding YouTube Uploads?

Almost every day I upload an HD video to one of my YouTube channels, whether it be a vlog, Q&A video, a skit or something else. I really enjoy almost everything about YouTube: the community interaction, editing, the creative outlet it provides, even the weird ...

Time-Shifting TV Usage Rises in Second Half of 2010: Nielsen

Time Shifting TV Usage Rises in Second Half of 2010: Nielsen

Nielsen reported on TV usage for the second half of 2010 and found that Americans watched drastically more time-shifted television than before. Of the 154 hours of TV consumption a month, up to 30 hours a month were time-shifted. That's roughly 25% of some demographics' ...

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