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Sony PlayMemories Studio now live, gives PS3 media editing

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Sony's hinted at PS3 photo editing suite has reached North America through PSN. PlayMemories Studio on the PS3 both provides a more efficient, timeline-based way of organizing photos and videos than the stock interface as well as a way to edit them on the game console. Along with art filters,...
Sony PlayMemories Studio now live, gives PS3 media editing

Spotify for iPad finally lands in the App Store

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There were leaks earlier this month showing what might have been our first look at the official Spotify iPad app, and today the company officially launched the long awaited app with a blog post and the video above. The free app has already landed in the App Store and...
Spotify for iPad finally lands in the App Store

VLC 2.0 to get Blu-ray support in OS X, 64-bit in Windows

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VideoLAN says it is working on a major v2.0 update of VLC, the group's free, open-source media player software. The project is described as a complete rewrite, one which will add major features to different platforms. The Mac version, for instance, will gain Blu-ray playback, a native fullscreen mode in...
VLC 2.0 to get Blu-ray support in OS X, 64-bit in Windows
YouTube for Android 4.0 adds channel and subscription support

Mobile cloud DVR app BooxTV snapped up by Finnish telco

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The idea of third-party services that allow online TV recording may have proved controversial in some quarters, but now a Finnish telco is acquiring just such a thing. DNA Ltd has bought a fifth of Booxmedia, whose BooxTV app is an internet-based DVR for smartphones and tablets. BooxTV’s mobile app...
Mobile cloud DVR app BooxTV snapped up by Finnish telco

Fly Or Die: Apple TV

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Apple’s third-generation Apple TV didn’t really enjoy the limelight upon arrival. Something flashier stole the show. But it’s still an important product, especially considering that the way we consume media is rapidly changing. Matt and I discuss this, and actually end up arguing a little bit more than I...
Fly Or Die: Apple TV

9Slides Launches An iPad App For Adding Video To Presentations On The Go

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It was just a few months ago that Redmond, Wash.-based startup 9Slides launched to combine slide presentations with video in a simple and accessible player that could be viewed on nearly any device. Now the startup is taking that mission a step further, with a native iPad app that will...
9Slides Launches An iPad App For Adding Video To Presentations On The Go

BBC iPlayer Android app updated with Jelly Bean and BBC Media Player support, but users aren't impressed

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Staying true to its word, the BBC has pushed ahead with its intention to overhaul its BBC iPlayer apps to feature its new Media Player technology, updating its Android iPlayer app to utilise the Adobe Air-powered platform but also rolling out complete support for devices running Google’s Jelly Bean (Android...
BBC iPlayer Android app updated with Jelly Bean and BBC Media Player support, but users aren't impressed

Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

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Just in case you didn't have enough content options from the likes of Roku and your cable set top box, Toshiba has partnered with Rovi to integrate the DivX Plus Streaming codec into a new line of TVs. The streaming format promises enhanced multimedia controls like multi-language subtitles, resume...
Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

Let the music play: Spotify for Windows Phone 8 arrives

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Windows Phone 8 users may be in the minority but they’re no longer pining for their Spotify fix. The online music service launched a beta version of Spotify for Windows Phone 8 on Friday as a free download. While the app is free, the service is subscription-based at $9.99 per...
Let the music play: Spotify for Windows Phone 8 arrives

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
Sony’s Music Unlimited Android app updated with offline playback

YouPorn Goes HTML5, Gets on the iPad

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In an email exchange with Valleywag’s Ryan Tate last week, Apple CEO Steve Jobs touted the iPad’s “freedom from porn” as one of the device’s key selling points (along with “freedom from programs that steal your private data” and “freedom from programs that trash your battery”). Well, that freedom didn’t...
YouPorn Goes HTML5, Gets on the iPad
Amazon finally gives the iPhone a Cloud Player music app
Hulu Plus Upgrades Its Living Room Experience With A New Look, Search, Controls & Added Kids Section

Rdio on iPhone now shows which friends are listening, web streaming hits seven countries

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Listen enough to Rdio on the desktop and you'll know your friends' taste in music when they're fellow subscribers. As of a fresh update to the iOS app, you'll also appreciate any musical kinship while on the road. iPhone users receive an overhauled playback view that shows just which...
Rdio on iPhone now shows which friends are listening, web streaming hits seven countries

Velocity Micro unveils Raptor MultiPlex home theater PC

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Velocity Micro has made available a new Home Theater PC, said to be the most powerful living room computer on the market. The Raptor Multiplex offers customers an extremely capable gaming PC that also provides DVR functionality with up to four concurrent recordings through its digital TV tuners, as well...
Velocity Micro unveils Raptor MultiPlex home theater PC
Boxee rebrands new device as Cloud DVR, tones down cord cutting rhetoric

ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

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Playback of 3D motion capture with a computer is nothing new, but how about with a solid levitating object? MIT's Media Lab has developed ZeroN, a large magnet and 3D actuator, which can fly an "interaction element" (aka ball bearing) and control its position in space. You can also...
ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

Stitcher adds car mode to iOS app, encourages responsible driving

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Stitcher just announced a new car mode for its iPhone app, bringing a simplified interface that works in both portrait and landscape positions. Accessible by tapping the Stitcher logo at the top of the screen, car mode offers a pared-down version of the app's standard UI, with bigger buttons...
Stitcher adds car mode to iOS app, encourages responsible driving

The Engadget Interview: Qualcomm's Raj Talluri talks Snapdragon at MWC 2013

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Qualcomm finally detailed its Snapdragon 200 and 400 processors here at MWC, and we got the opportunity to discuss the new chips with Raj Talluri, SVP of product management. While the Snapdragon 600 and 800 SoCs are geared towards high-end devices, the 200 and 400 are targeting sub-$100 and...
The Engadget Interview: Qualcomm's Raj Talluri talks Snapdragon at MWC 2013

Windows 8 to require Media Center for DVD movie playback

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On its Building Windows 8 blog, Microsoft revealed that its Windows 8 operating system won't play back DVD movies, unless the optional Media Center pack is purchased. The reason is the added royalties needed to pay for the specialized decoders and the cost of hardware to enable this. Microsoft also...
Windows 8 to require Media Center for DVD movie playback

Amazon Cloud Player launches on iPhone and iPod touch, remains US only

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It’s been a long time coming but today Amazon has finally rolled out its Cloud Player app for iPhone and iPod touch devices, allowing US users to stream and download their music stored with Amazon on their iOS device. Amazon Cloud Player is a digital vault for digital music that...
Amazon Cloud Player launches on iPhone and iPod touch, remains US only

Amazon brings Cloud Player to iPhone, iPod touch

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With extended support to two of Apple’s most popular devices, Amazon execs boast that they have the “most widely compatible cloud playback solution available.”...
Amazon brings Cloud Player to iPhone, iPod touch

Hulu Plus for Android update improves player UI, expands compatibility

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The Hulu Plus app for Android has a new update, and the most noticeable change is that its player UI to closer match the one on its website and in iOS. It also brings features from those platforms like 10 second skip back and a preview thumbnail in the...
Hulu Plus for Android update improves player UI, expands compatibility

A Responsible Citizen Not Only Shares Culture, But Destroys The Copyright Industries

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“Honest.” This word was used by the copyright industry, to try to get citizens to do their bidding. Honest. Could you believe that today? This industry dared take that word in their mouths? For some time, it may actually have worked. Not for us who worked with technology and knew...
A Responsible Citizen Not Only Shares Culture, But Destroys The Copyright Industries

Nintendo brings Mobiclip on board to help with Wii U development

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Nintendo beefed up its proprietary arsenal yesterday, with the acquisition of Mobiclip -- a Paris-based video codec provider. As Gamasutra reports, the deal was actually finalized back in October, but only became public this week, when Mobiclip confirmed its new ownership on its website. The company already has a...
Nintendo brings Mobiclip on board to help with Wii U development

Netflix App Updated To Take Advantage Of Wide Screen iPhone 5, iOS 6

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Netflix teased this update earlier, and now it has delivered full support for the iPhone 5‘s larger screen and new aspect ratio. It’s a change that means users get access to an improved browsing experience, more content on menu screens visible at once, and also fullscreen playback of videos in...
Netflix App Updated To Take Advantage Of Wide Screen iPhone 5, iOS 6

Shazam launches on Windows Phone 8 with links to Xbox Music and free unlimited tagging

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Shazam might claim over 300 million song-checkers already, but it's all about increasing that audience, and from today, that includes Windows Phone 8. The app has launched free on Microsoft's mobile OS, with the ability to tag directly from the home screen. Once it's recognized the track, Shazam can...
Shazam launches on Windows Phone 8 with links to Xbox Music and free unlimited tagging
Apple releases dedicated Podcasts app for iPhone and iPad
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