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Microsoft Play brings Xbox Live Arcade games to Windows 8 and Windows RT, starting with 15 titles

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Microsoft this week launched its Play service, not to be confused with Google Play, which allows you to play select Xbox Live Arcade games on your Windows 8 computer and Windows RT device. There are only 15 titles currently available via the Windows Store, but as more become optimised for...
Microsoft Play brings Xbox Live Arcade games to Windows 8 and Windows RT, starting with 15 titles

Samsung partners with SugarSync to bring more Cloud-syncing capabilities to Galaxy devices

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Expanding its collaboration on Samsung’s Smart TVs, cloud-synchronisation service SugarSync will now be preloaded on all Galaxy devices, starting with the company’s flagship smartphone — the Galaxy S III. Granted, the Galaxy S III already provides 50GB of free Dropbox storage, but SugarSync aims to incorporate more of a media feel...
Samsung partners with SugarSync to bring more Cloud-syncing capabilities to Galaxy devices

Comcast switches on Skype on Xfinity in Boston and Seattle today, eight more metros this week

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Now you can Skype on Xfinity, and beyond. Comcast's rebranded residential cable arm is touting a new trick beginning today, with customers in Boston and Seattle among the first to have access to the new Skype on Xfinity videoconferencing service. Interested parties can add a $9.95 monthly fee to...
Comcast switches on Skype on Xfinity in Boston and Seattle today, eight more metros this week

MLB At Bat Goes Live for 2012 With Improved Pricing Scheme

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Baseball season is almost upon us and with that comes the latest edition of Major League Baseball's At Bat app, which went live this morning. The app provides baseball fans with access to live game radio and television broadcasts, MLB GameDay play-by-play service, and more. Of course, all this isn't...
MLB At Bat Goes Live for 2012 With Improved Pricing Scheme

Booting Up: Have a ff-ing Happy Holidays

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The Federal Trade Commission broadened restrictions on the types of data companies can gather on Internet users under the age of 13, and closed a loophole that allowed third-parties to gather kids’ information without parental approval. [FTC] So much for Facebook’s anticipated external ad network, at least for now. The...
Booting Up: Have a ff-ing Happy Holidays
Samsung Series 7 MHL monitors now on sale in the UK

Buried code in Google Glass points to Xbox Live-like features for Android

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Gaming on Android devices isn’t quite on the same level as iOS. The Apple products still tend to get more games, and Apple provides deeper support with its Game Center software that manages friends and multiplayer gaming. Google is finally catching up in that last respect, according to code...
Buried code in Google Glass points to Xbox Live-like features for Android
MLB At Bat Updated for the 2013 Season, Local Game Video Still Blacked Out
Google Play updated with movie and TV purchase support and magazine subscriptions

Spotify moves into Asia with triple launch in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia [Interview]

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Spotify has long been tipped to expand its service into Asia and finally the music streaming giant has made the move with an initial, triple launch in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia today. Spotify — which is available in Australia, New Zealand and 19 other global markets — lets users...
Spotify moves into Asia with triple launch in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia [Interview]
Brightcove announces new Zencoder services to take the pain away from video encoding

Hi, I am a big dumb fat pipe & I am okay with that

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If Xavier Niel, founder and chief executive officer of Iliad, the broadband provider behind Free.fr has mastered the art of cheap quad-play service, then the guys from Hong Kong Broadband Network (a company I have covered numerous times in the past) are perfectly comfortable selling a lot of bandwidth cheaply...
Hi, I am a big dumb fat pipe & I am okay with that
Animate your memes with Vimeo creator's new project, Moonbase
How The Telecom Company Free Disrupted The Mobile Landscape In France
Google Play replaces Android Market and unifies Android content services

Record Profits Of $1.9B For News Corp's BSkyB As PayTV Co. Launches Triple Play In Ireland

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BSkyB, the UK-based, News Corp-controlled pay-TV provider, today posted record profits for the year, rising 14 percent to £1.2 billion ($1.9 billion) in the 12 months that ended June 30. Full-year revenues were £6.8 billion ($10.4 billion), a rise of three percent on 2011. Earnings per share were also up:...
Record Profits Of $1.9B For News Corp's BSkyB As PayTV Co. Launches Triple Play In Ireland

Movea gesture control coming to Orange's Livebox Play TV system, launches next month

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In a bid to spruce up its hardware, European mobile operator Orange has drafted in Movea to bring gesture controls to its new set-top box. Running the SmartMotion server, movements will be picked up by Movea's MEMS motion-sensing remote, with gestures for volume control, web browsing and even gamepad...
Movea gesture control coming to Orange's Livebox Play TV system, launches next month

Amazon pairs increased in-app purchase limit with new parental controls

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Android developers with apps in the Amazon Appstore can now charge more than $20 for in-app purchases, reports TechCrunch. The update, which brings the Amazon Appstore in line with Apple’s App Store and Google’s official Google Play service, was rolled out after Amazon updated its Appstore’s parental controls. According to...
Amazon pairs increased in-app purchase limit with new parental controls
Google rolls out ‘Play’ link in the top black Google bar

Google’s Nexus Q: $299 streaming media device for living room, in a sphere

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Looking to expand its presence in the living room, Google this morning announced a new living room device called Nexus Q, a spherical streaming media player that works in conjunction with phones and tablets running the Android operating system. It’s priced at $299, and will be available in the U.S....
Google’s Nexus Q: $299 streaming media device for living room, in a sphere

Google Settings app sneaks onto Android to bolster G+ Sign-In

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If you're wondering what that pretty green icon is that may have popped up recently on your Android device, worry not -- it's just the new Settings app from Google. You can now access preferences from Maps, Google+ and Search from one place through the app, and also see...
Google Settings app sneaks onto Android to bolster G+ Sign-In
Google Play to add Audio Books, Magazines and Journals?
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?