Santa Clara (CA) – Macrovision today announced that Netflix will be using the firm’s content protection technology in its video download service.
The Macrovision system will prevent consumers from copying or redistributing movies and make sure that, depending on the subscription plan, that only a certain number of Netflix movies are available on a PC. Dubbed Analog Copy Protection (ACP), the technology will be integrated into about 1000 movies that are or will be available for download through Netflix’ website.
Microsoft has added a 512 MB memory unit to its Xbox 360 game console.
According to a recent interview posted on Spong.com, the Wii's online infrastructure will be closed to third-party developers likely until 2008.
The creators of the popular Chad Vader online video series which lampoons Darth Vader's younger brother are hitting the big time.
A few years ago we stared into tubes displaying grainy TV pictures. Today, we have TVs that weigh less than half at twice the picture size, present lifelike pictures and audio systems can pump out cinema-rivaling sound. Not just TV and video, also games gain from this development: The PS3, for example, promises a world of HD games – and delivers. Well, at least sometimes.
EA is coming to iTunes. According to an announcement today, music from dozens of EA games has been added to the iTunes library.
In a move that sets the PS3 apart from the Wii and Xbox 360, Sony has begun offering the most expensive digital download across all next-gen platforms.
Sony has confirmed that more than 1000 of the 5000+ PS2 titles will be compatible with the PS3 when it's released in Europe this month.
After essentially being pushed aside for the more popular "The Sims" franchise, the pioneering open-ended game is back, with an all-new SimCity announced for the Nintendo DS.
quot;You’re almost home! Slide! Slide!" is what owners of a TomTom GPS system can now hear when they reach their destination, spoken by none other than Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling
A 26-year-old man from northeastern China died after a "marathon" online gaming session.
Archos, a leading maker of portable media players, has released their 404 player with an integrated camcorder. The seven ounce player has a 30GB hard drive and a 3.5-inch LCD screen that can display 320 by 240 pixels.
Namco is bringing Ms. PacMan, an arcade classic, to the iPod.
PC gamers can now get their hands on a preview build of the latest installment in the Command & Conquer series, C&C 3: Tiberium Wars. A demo of the strategy title is now available from the game's official site.
Sony announced three new mainstream digital cameras that come standard with a high-definition component output interface
Further blurring the line of which format is technically superior, Toshiba has announced that it has successfully created a triple-layer HD DVD disc that holds 51 GB of data.
San Francisco (CA) - The virtual denizens of Second Life will be getting a new way to communicate, namely voice chat. Starting next week, 1000 lucky people will be able to beta test voice chat technology. Linden Labs, the owners of Second Life, say this isn't just any voice chat because character animations will match speech volumes - talk louder and your character goes nuts. Characters can chat privately in addition to joining larger "chats" for concerts and public gatherings.
Sony's Bravia Internet Video Link, which was the company's main attraction at this year's CES, has been given a finalized price and street date.
The Apple TV is not yet ripe for picking, as the manufacturer recently confirmed that the release date has been pushed back a few weeks.
To meet the increased demand for technology during travel, Marriott announced today that it has developed a new technology that allows guests to link various devices to in-room television sets.