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PS3 v4.10 update is live with an improved browser, Sony Entertainment Network nameplate

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The latest update for Sony's PlayStation 3 is live and available for download from via your PlayStation Netw...oops, Sony Entertainment Network account. While we get used to the new branding (nothing we could see in the system UI has actually changed at all), there's a few tweaks included in...
PS3 v4.10 update is live with an improved browser, Sony Entertainment Network nameplate

Netflix’s iOS app update adds new video player, controls, Facebook sharing toggle and more

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Recognising that its users are watching more and more of its content from a mobile device, Netflix has today pushed live an update to its iOS app, improving its video player and adding more controls and enhancements for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Netflix’s improved player has been given...
Netflix’s iOS app update adds new video player, controls, Facebook sharing toggle and more

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

Nikon adds D3200 to its DSLR range, we go hands-on! (video)

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Nikon's recent cashback promo gave us a twinge that new consumer models might be around the corner, but as of today there's just the one: the almost entry-level D3200, which Nikon hopes will complement the cheaper D3100 without supplanting it. The price gap between these two low-end DSLRs is...
Nikon adds D3200 to its DSLR range, we go hands-on! (video)

‘Apps’ embedded in paper could give humble flyers and posters an interactive future

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If someone hands you a promotional flyer for a band playing a concert down the street, you may well ignore it – but what if you could ‘play’ that flyer to hear what the band sounded like? That’s just one idea being floated by an agency looking into how printed...
‘Apps’ embedded in paper could give humble flyers and posters an interactive future
"Unethical" HTML video copy protection proposal draws criticism from W3C reps

Sony's 4K-upscaling BDP-S790 Blu-ray player available online, hits stores May 6th

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If you've been itching for Sony to take your money since it announced its flagship BDP-S790 Blu-ray player, then get ready to open up that wallet. The device is now available at Sony's online store for $249.99, with an estimated ship date of April 24th. The dual-core player (yes,...
Sony's 4K-upscaling BDP-S790 Blu-ray player available online, hits stores May 6th

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

Aperion unveils the ARIS wireless speaker, invites Windows devices to the wireless shindig for $499

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Jealous of your iOS-wielding mates and their fancy AirPlay docks? If so, Aperion Audio is looking provide some relief. The outfit has revealed the ARIS, a wireless speaker that makes use of the Play To feature that resides within the Windows OS. You can expect WiFi or Ethernet connectivity...
Aperion unveils the ARIS wireless speaker, invites Windows devices to the wireless shindig for $499

LoveFilm launches HD streaming on consoles, Smart TVs and the desktop in the UK and Germany

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Amazon-owned video streaming service LoveFilm has finally launched its new HD service in the UK and Germany, offering pixel-perfect streams to rival its rival Netflix. Rolling out its new service gradually, content will be streamed in 1080p to desktop computers in both the UK and Germany, while 720p streams will...
LoveFilm launches HD streaming on consoles, Smart TVs and the desktop in the UK and Germany

Apple’s iOS 5.1.1 update fixes serious URL-spoofing security flaw in Safari

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We told you about Apple’s iOS update today and that it fixed some playback issues for AirPlay, but the big news here is that the company has fixed a pretty serious vulnerability that we told you about in March. The affected devices were iPhone 4, 4S, iPad 2 and new...
Apple’s iOS 5.1.1 update fixes serious URL-spoofing security flaw in Safari

An Insider's History Of How A Podcasting Startup Pivoted To Become Twitter

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Long before it was credited with changing world politics, Twitter was the side project at a podcasting company that was about to lose its customers to Apple. Making sense of Twitter's history is a bit like trying to follow a discussion on Twitter: It depends on who you listen to. ...
An Insider's History Of How A Podcasting Startup Pivoted To Become Twitter

It's Here! Spotify For iPad Is Ready For Download (AAPL)

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Spotify just released its long-awaited iPad app. Here are the details from the company's announcement: Retina graphics for iPad - dazzling display, razor sharp images, richer colours Even easier to browse and explore Spotify’s entire 17 million* song catalogue New ‘Now Playing’ full-screen view with high-definition cover art Search for playlists, users...
It's Here! Spotify For iPad Is Ready For Download (AAPL)
Windows 8 drops DVD playback, only available with paid Media Center upgrade

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

Pioneer touts world's first car GPS with augmented reality HUD (video)

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We've seen augmented reality, and GPS with augmented reality, but we haven't seen the two combined at the front of a car's windshield. A pair of Cyber Navi rigs from Pioneer promise to change all that, using an add-on, laser-projected heads-up display from MicroVision that shows driving directions just...
Pioneer touts world's first car GPS with augmented reality HUD (video)

aTV Flash (black) for Apple TV hits version 1.5, brings new player, NFS streaming and more

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Folks enjoying all the tidbits aTV Flash (black) brings to the 2nd-gen Apple TV will be happy to know there's a fresh update rolling out now. Inside v1.5, FireCore's added new features such as NFS streaming, as well as including other minor things like extra transitions, subtle timing settings...
aTV Flash (black) for Apple TV hits version 1.5, brings new player, NFS streaming and more

Netflix iPad app upgraded with Retina quality icons and images now, HD video soon

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Now that the third generation iPad has hit the streets even more apps are pushing out upgrades for its high-res display, and among the latest is Netflix. Version 2.1.1 adds not only high-res artwork but also fixes for VoiceOver, improved playback on external displays and other more minor tweaks....
Netflix iPad app upgraded with Retina quality icons and images now, HD video soon

Voddler's Lumia-exclusive video streaming app debuts for European Windows Phone users

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Need an extra reason to give a Nokia Lumia some serious consideration? Today, Voddler has announced the official debut of its Windows Phone app for citizens of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Spain. Designed in conjunction with Nokia, the app is exclusive to Lumia owners and provides access to...
Voddler's Lumia-exclusive video streaming app debuts for European Windows Phone users

Amazon Instant Video app for the PS3 brings both Prime subscriptions and VOD along

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While Amazon has continued to grow both its video on-demand and all you can eat Prime Instant Video services content-wise, playback on the TV is still limited to relatively few devices. You can add a major one to the list however, since the app has just started popping up...
Amazon Instant Video app for the PS3 brings both Prime subscriptions and VOD along
Spotify finally debuts iPad app after an annoyingly long wait

Netflix for Xbox 360 updates with better contrast and episode navigation

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Got both an Xbox LIVE Gold membership and a Netflix account? Well, you'll be treated to a slightly revamped steaming video app on your 360 today. The tweaks are nothing ground-breaking, but they'll certainly deliver some welcome changes. New navigation options allow you to skip around movies much quicker...
Netflix for Xbox 360 updates with better contrast and episode navigation

Sony's Music Unlimited service finally reaches Japan homeland, offers access to over 10 million tracks

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The rest of the world has been sampling Sony's streaming music wares for a while, but the all-you-can-listen subscription service has finally launched today in Japan, priced at 1,480 yen per month. Music Unlimited has now rolled out to both Sony hardware and various mobile OS', in a bid...
Sony's Music Unlimited service finally reaches Japan homeland, offers access to over 10 million tracks
Apple releases dedicated Podcasts app for iPhone and iPad

Popular media player VLC has been downloaded over a billion times

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VideoLAN, the company behind the popular media player VLC, has announced that its software has now been downloaded over one billion times since its launch in 2005. The software is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux and provides powerful playback functionality for free. According to the company, VLC is most...
Popular media player VLC has been downloaded over a billion times
Dog Owners, Watch Your Pooch Being Walked (And Much More) With This iPhone App

VLC hits version 2.0: brings presents to all the plaforms

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Open-source friend to all the video codecs, VLC media player, has hit version 2.0, bringing with it a raft of new features across Mac OS, Windows and Unix versions. VideoLAN's also brought the player kicking and screaming into this decade with a better (read; less Windows 98-looking) makeover. The...
VLC hits version 2.0: brings presents to all the plaforms
Open-source media player VLC tops a billion downloads

YouTube for Android 4.0 ends buffering on your favorite videos with precaching, adds remote

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As Google I/O 2012 rolls along, the YouTube team is updating its Android app to v4.0 with a load of new features, but you'll need at least Android 3.2 to take advantage of them. Available in 47 countries, the new app brings a brand new UI with support for...
YouTube for Android 4.0 ends buffering on your favorite videos with precaching, adds remote

Plex Media Server beta adds DLNA support, streams to PS3, Xbox 360, WP7 and more

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Using Plex as your media server software is great, with its ability to organize and transcode media for playback on a variety of devices, but what about platforms that still lack a compatible client? The freshest beta version of Plex Media Server fixes that by supporting DLNA, making it...
Plex Media Server beta adds DLNA support, streams to PS3, Xbox 360, WP7 and more
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