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The PlayStation (プレイステーション, Pureisutēshon, officially abbreviated as PS; unofficially referred to as the PSX or PS1) is a 32-bit fifth-generation video game console first released by Sony Computer Entertainment in Japan on December 3, 1994. The PlayStation was the first of the PlayStation series of consoles and handheld game devices. The PlayStation was also the first console offered by an Japanese company after the TurboDuo ceased production in 1995. In 2000, a re-designed...

Gamer's Marathon to Stream Live Video for Charity in Memory of Lost Friend

Gamers Marathon to Stream Live Video for Charity in Memory of Lost Friend

I like finding stories that make you feel good about being a gamer and give you a chance to make a difference in the world. The fact that this one also uses online video in a pretty cool way means that I can also share ...

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

I know that CES is still a week away, but there have been some big news surrounding Google TV of late that I thought we might compile to demonstrate the hazards of reaching into the unknown and attempting to carve out a niche for a ...

Samsung's Video Streaming Service Raises More Questions Than it Answers

Samsungs Video Streaming Service Raises More Questions Than it Answers

CES is just round the corner and I've got about a hundred emails all talking about how cool some new product is. Everything from a digital cooking thermometer and iPhone App (why someone would ever need that is beyond me) to real, freakin' robots! But ...

Hulu Plus Emerges From Preview, Cuts Price By Two Dollars To $7.99

Hulu Plus Emerges From Preview, Cuts Price By Two Dollars To $7.99

Hulu is taking the training wheels off their premium service, Hulu Plus, and releasing it out into the wild.  In addition, they've also slashed the price by $2, making the monthly fee $7.99.  While the price cut is not a surprise, most of the recent ...

Hulu Plus No Longer Invitation-Only, Price Remains Unchanged

Hulu Plus No Longer Invitation Only, Price Remains Unchanged

Maybe Hulu's membership experiment, Hulu Plus, is going better than we thought it was.  After roughly six months (Hulu Plus rolled out in April), the service is no longer "invitation-only." You no longer have to wait to be accepted and anyone can now sign up—though ...

Microsoft Moves To HTML5 Video for ESPN Xbox 360 Application

Microsoft Moves To HTML5 Video for ESPN Xbox 360 Application

Microsoft has switched up its game or at least the technology you'll be using to watch the big game thanks to their ESPN3 video application on the Xbox 360. It's an interesting decision I think. It seems that they've nixed anything related to their own ...

Sony Returns To Digital Distribution for Music, Video Next?

Sony Returns To Digital Distribution for Music, Video Next?

Sony, who have proven themselves incapable of properly delivering content to the masses on several occasions but finally hit it head on with the PlayStation Network (PSN), is going to give it another go. Anyone remember their Connect service? My point exactly.

PlayOn Brings Hulu, Netflix To IPhone Via Safari, or Does It?

PlayOn Brings Hulu, Netflix To IPhone Via Safari, or Does It?

I found this to be rather interesting, PlayOn if offering a free software update to its Premium subscribers that will work on the iPhone and iPod touch via Safari. That means video from places like Hulu, Netflix, Comedy Central and more can be had on ...

Netflix: App Coming To Sony PS3, Expanding To Canada

During Netflix's latest financial report conference call, CEO Reed Hastings stated that there will be a major new Sony PS3 user interface, which will not require a disc. He stated that it would launch before their next report in October.

Hulu Plus Preview Hits US Sony Playstation 3, Users Must Pay Twice To View

In a glorious and unabashed cash grab, Sony and Hulu have teamed up to yank a lot of your hard earned cash out of your wallets and into their overflowing vaults thanks to the Hulu Plus preview that became available to some US Playstation 3 ...

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