Daily Archives: Friday, August 17, 2007

This week’s Amazon Unbox 99-cent sale

This week Amazon Unbox is offering Shooter, Breach, Ghost Rider, Babel, TMNT, and Pride as their $.99 rentals. Nice – I’ve been wanting to rent Shooter, but it has only been available for purchase previously. Now it is a rental … Continue reading

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Disney is already looking into 2008 for Blu-ray releases

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is already looking forward to 2008 for more Blu-ray releases, with announcements of their first BD-Live enabled titles, their first full-motion picture-in-picture bonus features (BD 1.1), and the first Disney Classic to hit BD, coming … Continue reading

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Disney’s Magical Blu-Ray™ Tour, Sponsored by Panasonic, Brings High- Definition Home Entertainment to Westfield Topanga Mall

Disney is really pimping their “Magical Blu-ray Tour” – they’ve issued a press release for this weekend’s stop in Canoga Park, CA. The tour is going to be in my neck of the woods later this year, and I may … Continue reading

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Dish Network launches ViP722 DVR

Dish Network has launched a new DVR, the ViP722. It is an improvement over the ViP622 in that it has a 500GB drive, giving up to 55 hours of HD content compared to 30 for the 622, and it is … Continue reading

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TiVo HD receives another update: 8.1.7b2

TiVo HD units are receiving another software update today, moving from 8.1.7b1 to 8.1.7b2 If you have a TiVo HD, check your Messages & Settings -> Settings -> Phone & Network screen. If it says ‘Pending Restart’ then your box … Continue reading

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