Lionsgate working on double-feature Blu-ray Discs

In the first big move for high definition formats this year, Lionsgate Films has announced that it will start making Blu-ray Discs that contain two movies on a single disc.

CeBIT: Sharp announces new LCD TVs with 160 GB hard drive

Hannover (Germany) - Sharp today announced two new Aquos LCD TV's that support a 1080p resolution and provide the functionality of a digital video recorder - thanks to a built-in 160 GB 2.5" hard drive.

Sharp to put 108" LCD TV into production

Hannover (Germany) - Sharp has brought all three of the firm's existing 108" LCD TVs to Hannover. Previously shown at CES in Las Vegas earlier this year, the company now said that it is planning to sell "customizable" versions of the TV.  

Plastic, say retailers, will not replace cash in near future

Cash will not be replaced by credit and debit cards in the near future, the British Retail Consortium has said in response to comments made by the Chief Executive of Visa Europe.

Whoops! Hit-and-run drivers caught with long-lens camera

Culver City (CA) - The driver of an Acura RSX might have made a slight tactical error when he made a run for it after allegedly crashing into another vehicle whilst being watched by the owner of a long-lens camera.  

HD Tivo price drop coming this year

The price of Tivo's Series 3 HD DVR is headed for a drop, according to recent statements made by the company's CEO Tom Rogers.

IPod tailored "Play List Jacket" comes out this month

Bagir announced today that it has finished working on its iPod certified "Play List Jacket," which it claims is the only jacket specifically designed for the Apple device.

Blu-ray edges out HD DVD in February

For the second month in a row, Blu-ray Disc (BD) sales were about double that of HD DVD, according to recently released February sales data.

GE unveils digital camera family

Las Vegas (NV) – General Imaging today introduced eight GE-branded digital cameras at the Photo Marketing Association's annual conference and tradeshow in Las Vegas.

Sony unveils first wireless Cyber-Shot camera

Las Vegas (NV) - Sony's new DSC-G1 is the company's first Cyber-shot camera to incorporate wireless sharing technology.  The 6 megapixel camera will be available next month. The G1 is equipped with Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) capabilities, which allows users to send pictures from the camera wirelessly to another camera or computer.

Vivitar unveils 6 megapixel underwater digi cam

Tempe (AZ) - At a digital photo convention in Arizona this week, Vivitar introduced the Vivicam 6200w, a new 6 megapixel underwater digital camera. The camera can withstand water pressure and prevent damage as deep as 30 feet.  It also has a 2" LCD and a digital zoom of up to 4x.  It writes to SD cards and sports a rugged exterior armor.

Update: Sandisk, Kingston unveil new 8 GB SDHC cards

Milpitas (CA) - Sandisk has unveiled its highest capacity SD card under its "Ultra II" line with HC (high capacity) specification, right alongside three new 8 GB cards from Kingston. Kingston 's new cards come in three different recording speeds, at level 2, 4, and 6.  They are all now available, with prices ranging from around $110 to $130.

Panasonic DSLR camera to get Leica 10.7x telephoto lens

Panasonic and Leica today announced that the two firms have developed of a new telephoto zoom lens for Panasonic's first DSLR camera Lumix DMC-L1.

TomTom adds Curt Schilling's voice to GPS systems

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

Archos releases portable media player with integrated camcorder

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.

New Sony digital cameras get HD link

Sony announced three new mainstream digital cameras that come standard with a high-definition component output interface

51 GB HD DVD disc rivals Blu-ray capacity

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.

Sony Bravia IPTV link gets priced, dated

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.

Apple TV gets pushed back to March

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.

Marriott hotel rooms get gadget connectivity

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.