Microsoft is offering $100,000 to the budding TV producer in a contest that will put the winner's show on the Xbox Live Marketplace.
Las Vegas (CA) - Just when you thought there aren't enough flash memory specifications, Sandisk and Sony are now partnering up to push their SxS standard. The new flash cards will be made for Sony’s upcoming XDCAM EX high-def camcorders. Both companies claim the cards will have a normal transfer rate of 800 megabits per second and will be able to burst to a maximum speed of 2.5 Gb/sec.
San Jose (CA) - There is another media player coming your way. Adobe is trying to squeeze itself between existing applications such as Microsoft’s Windows Media Player and Apple’s iTunes and offer a new desktop software that will allow consumers to stream, download, manage and play videos.
Adobe is showing a preview of the new player at the currently running NAB 2007 tradeshow in Las Vegas and said that it plans to release a free, public version of the software later this year.
The iPhone may not be the only wireless music player device Apple will be releasing this year. The company is planning to launch a Wi-Fi iPod later this year as well, DigiTimes reports.
Samsung will release a new standalone player later this year that plays both HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc movies.
As the first entry for the iconic plumber on Nintendo's new platform, Super Paper Mario comes through in a big way.
Blizzard has announced the long-awaited Blizzcon 2007 convention.Irvine (CA) - Blizzard has announced the long-awaited Blizzcon 2007 convention. The convention will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California on August 3rd and 4th and will combine discussion panels, artist signings and gaming tournaments. World of Warcraft fans have eagerly nearly two years since the inaugural Blizzcon back in 2005. Blizzard says tickets will be $100 per person and you can expect those to sell out quickly.
Joost, an Internet TV network currently developed by the founders of Skype, will be showing episodes from CBS programs, including CSI, Survivor and CBS Evening News.
The finalized version of the Wii's web browser is now available as a free download from the console's online store.
The smaller capacity version of the PS3 is officially on its way out because it accounted for less than 10% of all unit sales, according to Sony.
iTunes has begun selling feature movies from MGM.
Cable-television giant Comcast has purchased online movie ticket seller Fandango.
The high definition battle is going into the next round: Toshiba’s previously announced HD-A20 HD DVD player promises a high definition quality that is on par with Blu-ray – for significantly less money.
Philips today announced a “forensic” watermarking tool for video content which allows copyright holders to follow the path of pirated content back to a specific PayTV subscriber.
Guiness World Records will announce at the London Book Fair that it is working on its first edition of a book of video game records.
Bungie today announced on its website that it will release the Halo 3 multiplayer beta on May 16 at 12:00 am PST. The beta will run until June 6 11:59 pm PST.
MySpace has launched a movie preview portal site that will offer trailer clips.
The next Guitar Hero will rock on all next-generation platforms, with a release scheduled for this fall.
An update to the Xbox 360 firmware next month will include integration with MSN Messenger and a handful of new Xbox Live features, according to Microsoft blogger Larry Hryb.
The relatively new medium of in-game ads will mushroom from a $700 million industry to a me of nearly $2 billion in the next four years, according to eMarketer.