PS3 hard drive may get an upgrade

With two weeks before the launch of a 120 GB Xbox 360, Sony said today that it is considering coming out with a Playstation 3 that boasts a larger internal capacity.

Xbox Live to award $100,000 in TV pilot contest

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.

Sandisk and Sony make yet another flash memory spec

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.  

Adobe announces Media Player

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.

Apple to release Wi-Fi iPod in Q3 2007 – report

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 announces plans for Blu-ray/HD DVD combo player

Samsung will release a new standalone player later this year that plays both HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc movies.

First look: Mario makes worthy Wii debut with Super Paper Mario

As the first entry for the iconic plumber on Nintendo's new platform, Super Paper Mario comes through in a big way.

Blizzcon 2007 announced

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 signs on CBS

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.

Nintendo launches full version of Wii Internet channel

The finalized version of the Wii's web browser is now available as a free download from the console's online store.

20 GB PS3 kicks the bucket

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.

MGM movies now available on iTunes

iTunes has begun selling feature movies from MGM.

Comcast buys Fandango, forms on-demand movie site

Cable-television giant Comcast has purchased online movie ticket seller Fandango.

Toshiba officially releases entry-level 1080p HD DVD player

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 watermark tech traces pirated TV content

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.

Coming soon: Guiness Book of Video Game Records

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 to roll out Halo 3 multiplayer beta on May 16

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 launches movie preview portal

MySpace has launched a movie preview portal site that will offer trailer clips.

Guitar Hero 3 gets slated for Wii, Xbox 360, PS3

The next Guitar Hero will rock on all next-generation platforms, with a release scheduled for this fall.

Next Xbox 360 update to enhance downloads, messaging

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.