The HD DVD camp today received an exclusivity commitment from two major movie studios – a welcome commitment the group needs in its battle against Blu-ray.
Delivering on its promise to bring more games to the Apple computer platform, Electronic Arts today shipped four new Mac titles./div>
Costa Mesa (CA) - With 6.5 FPS continuous shooting, a new auto focus feature and a 10.1 MP sensor, Canon's latest DSLR camera is ready to hit the market.
Canon's EOS 40D, the successor to the EOS 30D, takes significant advances over the previous model with new technology that Canon introduced earlier this year. For example, the 40D incorporates Canon's DIGIC III processor, which allows for nearly instantaneous camera boot-up and advanced color rendering.
Video converting specialist X-OOM Software has released a new application that allows users to format movies that will playback on the Wii without modifying the console.
Opinion - Just a few months ago, the high-definition arena looked like we were in for a lengthy battle between Blu-ray and HD DVD. That impression surely has changed: Blu-ray is capturing the market where it counts – movie sales, which apparently are driven by Playstations making their way into the market. Will the game console break HD DVD's neck?
Fremont (CA) - Logitech's latest holiday offering for 2007 will be an iPod sound system with high definition tweeters controlled by motion sensitive technology.
The Pure-Fi Dream Premium Bedroom Music System includes an AM/FM radio, dual alarm setting, and of course an iPod dock. Logitech describes the system as the company's "most sophisticated design" to date.
Microsoft is allowing developers to have games use the Xbox 360 hard drive, a requirement that could systematically weed out owners of the Core version of the console.
Customers who purchase the Xbox 360 Elite and HD DVD drive from Amazon will receive seven free HD DVD titles, curbing virtually the entire cost of the player.
Headsets, cables, and controller charge kits for the Xbox 360 are all going for $3 more than they used to at Best Buy, with demand for these items expected to jump for the release of Halo 3.
TV psychiatrist Dr. Phil McGraw will be a new high profile commentator with an assumed negative outlook on violent video games, reports Game Politics.
Chicago (IL) – Nike apparently is gearing up to release a wireless workout kit that will consist of remote control for the iPod Nano and a receiver of a wireless sensor in certain Nike shoes.
In the quickest side-by-side firmware updates for the Wii so far, Nintendo has updated its console for the second time in as many weeks.
Over seven million Xbox Live accounts have been created, accounting for nearly 70% of all Xbox 360 consoles.
Analyst Opinion - If you think about it, this will be a fascinating fourth quarter. Nintendo Wii, to pretty much the surprise of everyone, is the product to beat, Sony, the old champ, is on life support but getting a short term uplift, and last week even the Xbox Core unit (which has never sold well) sold very well.