Sony to offer HD digital radio players

· with 4 comments

Sony Corporation has announced it will begin selling HD digital radio players in July, including a tabletop radio as well as a model for cars, the first step in what the electronics giant says is...

Bach: More than 1 Million Zune players sold

· · Hot! with 30 comments

According to an interview over at SFGate.com with Robbie Bach, president of Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division, Microsoft has surpassed its own goal of selling one million Zunes. Microsoft hoped to meet the target by...

Cursor hackers target WoW players

· with 4 comments

World of Warcraft players are being targeted by hackers exploiting flaws in how Windows handles animated cursors, a flaw which has recently been patched by Microsoft. Warcraft players seem to be one of the targets...

PSP Players Get Free Wi-Fi

· with 6 comments

Sony has announced firmware version 3.30 for the PlayStation Portable that gives users Wi-Fi capabilities at over 7,000 T-Mobile US HotSpots (from Starbucks to Border bookstores to over 70 major airports). The free Wi-Fi access...

HD players hand over DVD keys

· with 6 comments

A consortium backing the encryption system for high-definition DVDs has confirmed hackers have stolen "title keys" and used them to decrypt high-definition discs. Both the title keys and a number of decrypted films have been...

DVD Players Outnumber VCRs in US Homes

· with 44 comments

Nielsen has found out some very interesting statistics for VCRs and DVDs in American homes. The year 2006 has resulted in 79.2% of all American households having at least one VCR and 81.2% having a...

Toshiba Postpones HD-DVD Players

· with 1 comment

After originally planning to release HD-DVD players to the US market late this year, Toshiba has announced a delay until February or March of 2006. Toshiba and other HD-DVD supporters have agreed that a...

Players, Blizzard Duke it out Over 'Warcraft'

· with 0 comments

News of Blizzard--the publisher behind the highly addictive game "World of Warcraft"--scanning players' computers for cheat software has players up in arms. Blizzard asserts they are only scanning hard drives for known hacks that let...

Java to Appear in Next-Generation DVD Players

· with 0 comments

Sun Microsystems' Java technology will be built into Blu-ray DVD players, executives said on Monday, a development that advances the technology in the consumer electronics market for which Sun originally developed the software. ...

iRiver Unveils Flashy MP3 Players

· with 0 comments

Reigncom, the company behind IRiver-brand digital music players, has shown four new flash-memory based music players ahead of this week's SEK exhibition in Seoul. Among them is an addition to its H10 product line and...

World of Warcraft players banned for selling gold

· with 0 comments

Blizzard continues to uphold its aggressive policy on exploits. Blizzard Entertainment has permanently banned more than one thousand users from its massively multiplayer World of Warcraft title after an investigation into "gold...

iRiver ships Linux portable media players

· with 1 comment

iRiver has formally introduced its Linux-based Portable Media Player (PMP) family in the UK. The device maker also said this week that it has cut the price of its H series colour digital music players....

Academy DVD players

· with 1 comment

Supposedly, the main source of high quality movie rips is from screeners; a screener is a pre-release of the movie on DVD that awards groups (e.g. The Academy, runners of the Oscars) send out to...

EA's players licensing?

· with 1 comment

Two weeks ago, The Sports Business Journal, one of the most respected trade journals of the athletic entertainment business, revealed the identity of Madden NFL 2005 cover athlete Ray Lewis several days before EA Sports...

Canadians hit by copyright levy on MP3 players

· with 1 comment

"That 20-gigabyte MP3 player going under the Christmas tree this season could soon cost 20 per cent more if the Copyright Board approves a proposed levy tomorrow on the sale of digital music devices. It...

Games seek to bond with players

· with 0 comments

Leading game developer David Braben takes issue with the recent assertion by Laura Fryer, director of the Xbox Advanced Technology Group, that games are still something for just "geeks and guys". Games...

Two big players in copy-protection become one

· with 0 comments

Two of the biggest names in copy-protection have now been merged. Macrovision has acquired the technologies developed by Midbar Tech and it intends to use these to help mature its own copy-protection system. ...

CD players glued shut to stop piracy

· with 0 comments

Epic Records has taken a drastic step to prevent two new albums from being pirated online before their official release; sealing or gluing the reviewers portable CD players shut and gluing headphones onto them to...

Listen.com signs up big players

· with 0 comments

Listen.com has signed music distribution deals with two major record labels, giving it a long-awaited power boost in the race to create the perfect online jukebox. The San Francisco-based company said it...

Universal copy-protected CD shuns players

· with 0 comments

Universal has chosen to experiment with copy protected CD's with the release of the soundtrack from the teen drag-racing movie "The Fast and the Furious." Although the music is unlikely to make any critics'...

View more...