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EPIX deal beefs up Amazon's Prime streaming service ahead of new Kindle Fire launch

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Before Amazon (AMZN) gets ready to unleash its new Kindle Fire tablet, the retail giant on Tuesday announced a new partnership with EPIX that looks to beef up the company’s Prime streaming service. The multi-year licensing agreement between the two companies will deliver 25,000 new movies and TV episodes such as...
EPIX deal beefs up Amazon's Prime streaming service ahead of new Kindle Fire launch

New Firmware for Samsung's Line of Blu-ray Players

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We're spreading the word about new software intended for Samsung's new line of Blu-ray players, which also includes the splendid aluminum body 3D models. If you're a fan of extreme video quality and have decided to enter the world of Blu-ray fidelity, good for you! But if you're also thinking...
New Firmware for Samsung's Line of Blu-ray Players

Hands-on with Toshiba's new LED Cloud TVs and Media Box with Blu-ray

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Although a mixer isn't exactly the best place to spend quality time with new TVs and Blu-ray players, we did take advantage of the time with the new hardware that was on display at Toshiba's CES party. We saw new a few Media Boxes with Blu-ray as well as...
Hands-on with Toshiba's new LED Cloud TVs and Media Box with Blu-ray
Pandora Launches New HTML5-Based TV Experience, Starting With Xbox 360 and PS3

UltraViolet to bundle free movies with Smart TVs and Blu-ray players

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The Digital Entertainment Group has announced plans to give away free movies when you buy an UltraViolet compatible device. If you buy a Smart TV from one of the following brands, you'll get ten free movies accessible anywhere UltraViolet titles work; including CinemaNow, Flixster, Nook and VUDU. Blu-ray players...
UltraViolet to bundle free movies with Smart TVs and Blu-ray players
Seagate's Wireless Plus mobile storage lets you take your whole media collection into the wilderness

DealNN roundup: MacBook Pros, SSDs, Blu-ray players

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This week DealNN deals include price cuts on MacBook Pros, solid state drives, Blu-ray players and more. This week Amazon.com is offering a pretty competitive discount on the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro which has seen a 13% price break from $1199 to $1049. This MacBook Pro features a 2.4GHz Intel dual-core...
DealNN roundup: MacBook Pros, SSDs, Blu-ray players

LG to unveil new products for video and audio buffs

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The company will hit the stage with new Blu-ray players, home sound systems, and a device that transforms a conventional TV into a smart TV. [Read more]...
LG to unveil new products for video and audio buffs
Roku CEO: Blu-ray is going to peak soon

Sony's PlayStation 4 to support 4K resolution

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Sony’s (SNY) plan to introduce an 80-inch XBR LED television set with 4K resolution is said to be the start of a larger scheme to push 4K on consumers, much like 3D was a huge push in the industry a couple of years ago. Since 3D isn’t gaining much...
Sony's PlayStation 4 to support 4K resolution

FCC clarifies set-top box IP interface requirement and extends deadline to 2013

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You may have not noticed, but your cable box at home has a Firewire port on it, designed to serve up content to other devices in your home. This almost useless port -- thanks DRM -- is a result of an FCC mandate that has been enforced for almost...
FCC clarifies set-top box IP interface requirement and extends deadline to 2013

Insignia NS-WBRDVD Blu-ray players/recorder reviews - CNET Reviews

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Insignia NS-WBRDVD Blu-ray players/recorder reviews - CNET Reviews
Surprise, surprise: Sony drops OnLive Blu-ray support after purchashing Gaikai

Opera's TV SDK starts powering Samsung Blu-ray players

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Opera is continuing to make inroads in the connected device space: Samsung is going to start shipping Blu-ray players powered by the Opera Devices SDK soon, the company announced Monday night. Opera didn’t go into details about which of Samsung’s 2013 Blu-ray players are going to be powered by its...
Opera's TV SDK starts powering Samsung Blu-ray players

‘Hulu Plus’ app now available on 7 Android tablets, flaunts new UI

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Hulu Plus is now available on seven Android tablets with a new user interface. The “Hulu Plus” app is available on Google Play with an improved experience for the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Motorola Xoom, Motorola XYBoard 10.1, Toshiba Thrive, Acer Iconia, and LG G-Slate. “This...
‘Hulu Plus’ app now available on 7 Android tablets, flaunts new UI
Hulu Plus Upgrades Its Living Room Experience With A New Look, Search, Controls & Added Kids Section

LOVEFiLM strikes multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV to bring more content to subscribers

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Amazon’s LOVEFiLM, and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution have stuck a major multi-year content deal which will see members of the video on demand service accessing more movies and TV series. LOVEFiLM members will have instant, exclusive on-demand access to what is known as the second pay television window of Twentieth...
LOVEFiLM strikes multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV to bring more content to subscribers

Security expert finds infinite loop exploit in Samsung TVs

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An Italian security researcher has discovered two vulnerabilities in all current versions of Samsung's TVs and Blu-ray players that potentially open up those systems to attackers. The security flaws hinge on a vulnerability in the protocol the systems use to handle remote controllers.......
Security expert finds infinite loop exploit in Samsung TVs

Spotify App Will Land On Samsung Smart TVs Later This Year

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Samsung has signed a deal with Spotify to bring the streaming music service to Samsung’s Smart TV range, Blu-ray players and home theatre systems later this year. It appears to be the first TV manufacturer to do so. It’ll mean TV purchasers having instant on-demand access to a library of...
Spotify App Will Land On Samsung Smart TVs Later This Year

LoveFilm’s CEO jumps ship for, er, Mothercare

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Online movie rental and streaming service LoveFilm has gone from strength to strength since it was launched in London way back in 2002, but its CEO Simon Calver has announced that he’s moving on to pastures new…at Mothercare. After being acquired by Amazon, LoveFilm grew its staff by 20% last...
LoveFilm’s CEO jumps ship for, er, Mothercare

LG adds Spotify's music streaming service to all of its upcoming smart media devices

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LG has revealed today that Spotify’s on-demand music streaming service will be supported on all of its smart media products released this year, including Blu-ray players and Blu-ray Home Cinema Systems. In addition, LG says “a selection” of its existing hardware with Internet connectivity in the United States, Europe, Australia...
LG adds Spotify's music streaming service to all of its upcoming smart media devices

Walmart's Disc to Digital Hard Sell Will Be a Hard Sell

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Earlier today I described Walmart’s new “disc to digital” program as DOA. Maybe I was too harsh. Let’s assume that some of you are interested in taking your old DVDs to Walmart, and paying up to $5 a disc so you can access the movies on them from Vudu, Walmart’s...
Walmart's Disc to Digital Hard Sell Will Be a Hard Sell
Verzion debuts FiOS Quantum with crazy 300Mbps download speeds

Crackle streaming video heads to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs, Samsung Blu-ray players

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Free video streaming service Crackle is already available on your smart phone, computer, and game console, but today the company announced its expansion to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs. The expansion is twofold for Samsung, which is also adding the ad-supported streaming service to its line of Blu-ray...
Crackle streaming video heads to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs, Samsung Blu-ray players

Netflix chasing down Amazon's Lovefilm to Scandinavia

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Lovefilm must feel like a hunted animal at this point. Last month, Netflix said better-than-expected results from its UK and Ireland launch will entice it to launch elsewhere in Europe this year. Turns out, the new launches will be in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, Netflix announced. Lovefilm already operates...
Netflix chasing down Amazon's Lovefilm to Scandinavia

IKEA to sell TVs integrated in its furniture

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Associated Press Already the one-stop shop for smart and compact home furnishing, IKEA is venturing into the world of technology — with the IKEA TV. European Pressphoto Agency LED TV and sound system integrated in the furniture are part of a mock-up for Swedish home furniture firm IKEA’s venture into...
IKEA to sell TVs integrated in its furniture
Panasonic's 2012 line of Viera TVs, Blu-ray players available this month

Netflix announces 'Super HD' and 3D streaming for select ISPs

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Netflix (NFLX) on Tuesday announced new enhanced streaming options for users on select ISPs. Following a series of rumors that suggested as much, Netflix has confirmed the availability of “Super HD” streaming — which is simply Netflix’s branding for 1080p content — and 3D video streaming. Both services are available...
Netflix announces 'Super HD' and 3D streaming for select ISPs

Amazon-Owned LOVEFiLM, The Netflix Of Europe, Signs Streaming Deal With NBCUniversal

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In the midst of Amazon’s recent moves to rapidly grow its content collection on Amazon Prime Instant Video, the company has also been brokering deals for another one of its video properties: European Netflix competitor LOVEFiLM. Today, the company is announcing a new multi-year deal with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution, which will...
Amazon-Owned LOVEFiLM, The Netflix Of Europe, Signs Streaming Deal With NBCUniversal

Samsung scores Blockbuster movie streaming deal, eyes US and European launch by June

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Samsung has reportedly signed a new deal with Blockbuster that will see the company deliver thousands of movies to the Korean electronics giant’s Galaxy smartphone and tablet range, Blu-ray players and new connected Smart TVs. Smarthouse reports that the service will be rolled out in Australia, the US and Europe...
Samsung scores Blockbuster movie streaming deal, eyes US and European launch by June
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