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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...

VUDU & Wal-Mart To Sell Stupid, Overpriced Movie Cards For Digital Films

VUDU & Wal Mart To Sell Stupid, Overpriced Movie Cards For Digital Films

Here's one for the 'That's Really Stupid' category: Walmart-owned VUDU is going to sell "digital movie cards" for the film Battle: Los Angeles. The cards will available for purchase at Wal-mart stores, and will be priced at $14.96. The digital movie cards are then redeemable, …

Best Viral Video Marketing Ads: Sony’s Cybershot & MTV’s Stop Motion Balloons

Best Viral Video Marketing Ads: Sonys Cybershot & MTVs Stop Motion Balloons

I try to find at least one great branded viral video each week to highlight, separate from the Friday round ups, so we can have frequent examples of how some companies are doing video advertising right. This week, there were two ads that really grabbed …

Sony Reveals Filmy, AVCHD viewing on Playstation 3

Sony Reveals Filmy, AVCHD viewing on Playstation 3

I thought this interesting, but not mainstream Monday-Friday interesting, so here we are on a Saturday. It seems that Sony is working to instill brand loyalty, or perhaps reward it, by offering an application on the Playstation 3 that allows you to watch AVCHD video …

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV – Internet-TV Device Comparison

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV   Internet TV Device Comparison

While off at CES 2011 with Mark I picked up a piece of propaganda literature from Logitech about the Revue and all it had to offer so I thought I would scan it. Well my scanner is on the fritz, so I was going to …

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 …

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